JEFF THE BROTHERHOOD PLAYING MEREDITH! July 22nd 2010 By Aaron

JEFF THE BROTHERHOOD PLAYING MEREDITH!

Jeff the Brotherhood will be performing at this year’s MEREDITH music festival in Decemeber. Hopefully they will have some side shows as well. Heavy Days has just been released in Australia. The video for Bone Jam you can watch below. Also appearing at Meredith will be Nashville’s Those Darlins.

bone jam video

YEASAYER/SURFER BLOOD/BROKEN SOCIAL SCENE in town next week July 22nd 2010 By Aaron

YEASAYER/SURFER BLOOD/BROKEN SOCIAL SCENE in town next week

For all you folk lucky enough going to splendour (i cant go… my wife is having a baby :) Yeasayer are performing Friday at 3.30pm on the main stage. Surfer Blood are on Sunday at 2pm and Broken Social Scene 7pm on the GW McLennan Stage.

Both Broken Social Scene and Yeasayer’s side shows are sold out but there are some tickets left for Surfer Blood.  In other news, Broken Social Scene have an incredibly new racey video for “Meet Me In The Basement” check it out here meet me at the basement

Finally…. i hope yeasayer dont mind me embarassing them with a shot from there last trip to australia.


FREE SPUNK SAMPLER July 7th 2010 By Aaron

FREE SPUNK SAMPLER

the latest spunk sampler is downloadable from the below link.

it features broken social scene, wild nothing, mountain man, joanna newsom etc

all the latest spunk tracks on there plus a photo by yours truly.

http://www.spunk.com.au/downloads/

HENRY WAGONS/JENS LEKMAN ON SPICKS & SPECKS July 6th 2010 By Aaron

HENRY WAGONS/JENS LEKMAN ON SPICKS & SPECKS

A couple of popular Spunk artists are performing on Spicks and Specks in August. Melbourne resident and part time Swede Jens Lekman is on air on the 11th of August. One week before Henry Wagons and Chrissie Amphlett (4th of august) engage in sexual innuendo amongst other things. Tune in at 8.30pm on both dates *UPDATE* Wagons are opening for Kasabian this weekend…. weird!!

Mountain Man ‘Sun Dog’ EP June 30th 2010 By Michaella

Mountain Man ‘Sun Dog’ EP

‘Sun Dog’ EP is a collection of alternative recordings, with cover art by Mountain Man’s Alexandra Sauser-Monnig.   ‘Made The Harbor’ is out now on Spunk. It is this week’s radio national album of the week!

The Books New album out now June 21st 2010 By Michaella

The Books New album out now

Out July 16 on Spunk

Produced and recorded as always in The Books’ home studios, ‘The Way Out’ expands on the charm and intimacy of past endeavors with a deeper emotional resonance and an ever-impressive marriage of seemingly disparate sound worlds. With ‘The Way Out’ The Books have mastered the precarious balance of beauty, absurdity and accessibility.

SPUNK IS LOOKING FOR A LABEL CO_ORDINATOR June 21st 2010 By Aaron

SPUNK IS LOOKING FOR A LABEL CO_ORDINATOR

Spunk is looking for an energetic, passionate and hard-working Label Co-ordinator for our Sydney Office. This is the ideal position for an organised, self-starter with a passion for indie rock and bucket loads of initiative and enthusiasm. We are looking for a confident communicator with broad music knowledge and appreciation. Responsibilities include: Office Admin, Label Co-ordination, PR and A&R. Experience required: Excellent PC & admin/organisational skills plus some music industry experience (ie. Booking shows, band management, label interns, publicity etc). If this role sounds like you and you have a sense of humour and a love for Spunk’s artists, then we want to hear from you. Email curnow@spunk.com.au a CV and opening letter ASAP

Jo Pernice for Dusted Magazine June 16th 2010 By Michaella

Jo Pernice for Dusted Magazine

Every Friday, Dusted Magazine publishes a series of music-related lists put together by their favorite artists. This week, Joe Pernice of The Pernice Brothers’ Joe Pernice put together a list of the 10 songs that have changed him. See the list which includes Dinosaur JR and Simon And Garfunkel here

The new album by Pernice brothers ‘Goodbye, Killer’ is out this weekend on Spunk.