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Beth Orton Australian Tour

Last in Australia in 2013 for the Heavenly Sounds tour, Orton is well known for her mesmerising on-stage presence and powerfully emotive vocals. Consequence Of Sound wrote of Orton’s “… intensely heartfelt vocals and ever assured guitar…” at a recent London show, continuing that “Orton’s vocal at times recalled the melisma of Joni Mitchell and the purity of Sandy Denny”. Orton will perform with a full band for the first time in Australia in many years playing songs spanning ...

Japandroids National Tour

The tour comes hot on the heels of the band’s acclaimed third album, ‘Near To The Wild Heart Of Life‘ – released January on Pod/Inertia. The run of dates marks Japandroids’ first visit to Adelaide, Brisbane and Perth in four years with performances taking place in Sydney and Melbourne also. Japandroids are a two-piece band from Vancouver, BC, which began in 2006 and consists of Brian King and David Prowse. Japandroids are one guitar, one set of drums, and two vocalizers. ...

Paua Single Launch Gigs

“Roots Reggae Woman” explores the narrative of a beautiful and natural love in the style of roots-reggae/lovers rock. The single will be released on May 5th, a week prior to the gigs, through all online outlets. Residing in Brisbane, Australia, Paua includes Maori heritage hailing from Aotearoa (New Zealand) combined with a multicultural collective of musicians from Australia and Philippines. Although band members grew up in vastly different musical backgrounds, they came together ...

Our Exes Live in Texas When We Fall National Tour

Talking to Stack Magazine about the process of writing When We Fall, Elana explains: “Writing is an incredibly diplomatic experience, everyone in the group, on the album, has three songs each. There really isn’t any arguing. I know that sounds like it must be bullsh-t, but it really isn’t. There were no egos to begin with because of the way the band started – it was a fun project and it wasn’t intended to go this far. It’s really always been about the friendships, they’re the ...

Milky Chance 2017 Aussie Tour

The last time the duo were in the country they played two sold-out shows in Sydney and Melbourne, as well as massive festival slots at Falls, Southbound and Field day, with many hailing the psychedelic folk act as ‘stand outs’ of the 2014 festival circuit. With the Sydney Morning Herald posing the question, “How do you know a hit? When everyone at the festival stops what they're doing and sprints towards the music.” When their song ‘Stolen Dance’ hit the Valley stage in Byron, ...

The Wombats 2017 Aussie Tour

A message from The Wombats: “Hey Australia, so we're playing Groovin' the Moo this year and we thought whilst we were over it would be rude not to do some sideshows as we're celebrating 10 years since the release of our 1st album! Our 1st baby is 10, we can't believe how much he's grown. We look forward to having a few massive birthday parties for the little blighter. Hope you can make it! - PS New music coming this year!”   //   The Wombats have an uncanny knack ...

Sampha Debut Australian Tour

Since the release of his debut ‘Sundanza’ EP in 2010 and 2013’s ‘Dual’ EP, Sampha has quietly but assuredly become one of the UK’s most enigmatic and respected artists. Still just twenty seven years old, he has lent his vocal, production and songwriting talents to a range of stand out releases, from UK contemporaries such as FKA twigs, Jessie Ware and SBTRKT to world-renowned superstars like Drake, Kanye West and, most recently this year, on Frank Ocean’s Endless and Solange...

Mallrat East Coast Tour

. Last year saw the then 17-year-old emcee light up the globe, with songs like ‘Uninvited,’ ‘For Real,’ ‘Inside Voices’ and ‘Tokyo Drift’ igniting blogs and radio from the furthest corners of the planet, collecting over 5 million plays on Spotify alone, and earning love and praise from major tastemakers, including Beats 1, KCRW, triple j, Noisey, i-D, Perez Hilton, Kitsune, a few Hype Machine chart toppers – even an appearance in Chloe Grace Moretz and Brooklyn Beckham’s ...

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’ ...

Kingwood 2017 Aussie Tour

KINGSWOOD members Alex Laska, Fergus Linacre and Justin Debrincat spent the earlier part of 2016 bunkered down recording the follow up to their ARIA #6 and ARIA nominated 2014 debut Microscopic Wars at the legendary Sound Emporium in Nashville, USA. Owned by musical legend Johnny Cash's producer Jack Clement - the studio has recorded hit albums from some of the greats, including Robert Plant, Cyndi Lauper, Alabama Shakes and Pharell. The new album was produced by English-born and Nashvill...