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The Mountain Goats Australian Tour

A prototypical songsmith of his generation, Darnielle has been renowned for his immersive lyricism and vivid storytelling for over 20 years. During this time, The Mountain Goats has evolved from the lo-fi solo recordings of the 1990s to compositionally rich, grandly conceptual, full-band offerings in the last decade.   //   Darnielle’s penchant for observation and narrative has further seen him branch out into writing, releasing his first novel ‘Wolf in White Van’ ...

Electronic Guest Release New Single “Back for Me”

The up-tempo single is simultaneously glamorous and minimalist in its approach, revolving around a basic formula of clapping drums, a strutting bassline, bright guitar notes and cooing layers of falsetto vocals that all stand out on their own while perfectly combining in a mix that straddles the line between tender indie rock and a neo-disco jam. LISTEN TO ‘BACK FOR ME’ HERE: ‘Back For Me’ is a side-step to ‘Dear To Me’, the duo’s synth-driven first single from ...

Band Of Horses 2016 Australian Tour

For Sydney fans, Band Of Horses are hinting at a special headline performance to be announced soon. Stay tuned for more news in coming weeks. Don’t miss Band Of Horses performing all new songs and beloved classics in Australia this July!   //   In the past, Band of Horses founder and leader Ben Bridwell would literally run away from home to write: Holing up in a secluded cabin or other such remote location, emerging months later with new songs for his band to flesh out ...

Tegan & Sara 2016 Australian Tour

Love You To Death is the band’s 8th studio album and once again finds the group working with producer Greg Kurstin (Adele, Sia, Beck, Ellie Goulding). It is slated for release on June 3rd, with the first single ‘Boyfriend’ out now.   //   Boyfriend has already received rave reviews from fans and press alike. Vulture exclaims “Are there two greater pop songwriters walking this Earth than Tegan & Sara Quin? Not many. And oh baby, they’re finally back with more ...

The Temper Trap Australian Tour

Rumour has it the shows will give Aussie audiences their first taste of the ARIA Award winning band’s highly anticipated third album, expected to drop in the not too distant future. It’s been three long years since The Temper Trap last undertook a headline tour of Australia and four years since the release of their ARIA #1 self titled Platinum sophomore album. That album spawned Platinum single ‘Trembling Hands’ and Gold single ‘Need Your Love’, while their 2009 debut album ...

The Decemberists 2016 Aussie Tour

Since their earliest recordings more than a decade ago, The Decemberists have been known for their sense of scope and daring. Drawing on influences such as REM, The Shins and Death Cab for Cutie, they sway through upbeat pop to lush ballads to sea shanties, and employ a plethora of instruments including accordion, organ, and upright bass to orchestrate exciting, theatrical performances that have charmed audiences the world over. After the success of the 2011 Number 1 album The King is ...

Modest Mouse 2016 Australian Tour

Making their first visit to our shores since 2011, the Grammy nominees will play Sydney’s Enmore Theatre on Monday 21 March and Melbourne’s Margaret Court Arena on Wednesday 23 March. With 2015’s recently released Strangers To Ourselves (out now through Epic/Sony Music Australia) – Modest Mouse’s first album in eight years – fans and critics alike rejoiced in the band’s return, the record proving yet another hit in their already impressive cannon. The disc reached #3 on US ...

Hozier 2015 Australian Tour

Taking in a national run of dates in venues a huge step up from his relatively small performances, this October tour will see Hozier perform at Perth's Belvoir Amphitheatre on Wednesday 28 October, the Palais Theatre in Melbourne on Friday 30 October, Sydney's Hordern Pavilion on Tuesday 3 November, before closing at Brisbane's stunning Riverstage on Friday 6 November. With so many countless fans missing out on seeing Hozier live on this brief Easter visit, here now is your chance to ...

Mumford & Sons Wilder Mind Australian Tour

In 2014 the band returned to the studio for some writing sessions at Aaron Dessner's (The National) garage studio in Brooklyn, New York, before laying down tracks with producer James Ford (Arctic Monkey's, HAIM, Florence & The Machine) in London. They released their third studio LP ‘Wilder Mind’ earlier this year. Marcus Mumford has described Wilder Mind as 'a development, not a departure' as the band expand their musical horizons whilst retaining key elements of their sound. M...

The Grates Team Work Makes The Dream Work Australian east coast tour

In November last year The Grates released their 4th album “Dream Team”, which was recorded in just ten days and released a month after the announcement that they would be returning to the studio with producer, good friend and team mate Owen Penglis of Straight Arrows who will be joining the band on the road. The Grates have only played a handful of dates since the 2011 ‘Summer’s Breath’ tour which celebrated the release of their third studio album ‘Secret Rituals’. Joining ...