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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...

Young at Heart Film Festival 2017

Highlights of Young at Heart include the Australian premiere of the period piece VICEROY’S HOUSE, starring Gillian Anderson, Michael Gambon and Hugh Bonneville. Based on the true story of India’s final Viceroy, Lord Mountbatten, who lived with 500 Hindu, Muslim and Sikh servants, the film is set during the 1947 partition of the British Indian Empire into India and Pakistan.   //   The late Australian artist Brett Whiteley comes under the spotlight in the Australian ...

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’ ...

Life is Better Blonde release official single Fires

“Fires is an empty threat break up. The words are said, but the meaning isn't, both parties know that it's not for real” says LIFE IS BETTER BLONDE. The track premiered via the airwaves on triple j’s Home & Hosed show and the clip online via tastemakers Hilly Dilly. Consumed by a virtual reality set in a reimagined 1950s, a player’s longing for motherhood transcends the rules of the game. The stunning video was directed by Natalie Erika James and Ben Morgan, the team behind his ...

Martha Wainwright Aussie Tour

The Goodnight City Tour begins at Perth’s Astor Theatre on Wednesday 8th March, before traversing the country to take in Sydney, Thirroul, Canberra, Newcastle, Lismore and Brisbane. The tour will wrap up with Hobart, Devonport and Bendigo performances. Tickets are on sale at 10am local time, Friday 11th November.   //   On this visit, Martha will be accompanied on vocals and guitar by a three-piece band, comprising drums, piano and bass. Martha’s new album and ...

Lawrence Weiner – Out of sight Exhibition at NGV

Weiner’s signature is his text-based work. His language takes on a new dimension with OUT OF SIGHT, where its presentation takes the form of a game that invites viewers to engage with the work through motion.   //   Locations already on the calendar for OUT OF SIGHT include Miami, New York, Houston, Chicago and Shanghai. Additional venues in Asia, Europe and the United States will be confirmed in 2017. At NGV International the work is installed in English. Lawrence ...

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...

The Living End Staring Down The Highway Tour

The trio will be supported by a selection of some of the most exciting future stars of Australian rock, including Melbourne party punk animals The Bennies (all shows), as well as a high calibre line-up of local regional talents. Speaking of these regional shows, The Living End's frontman Chris Cheney could barely contain his excitement to be hitting the road again for the performances ahead. “Scott, Andy and myself are getting in the Tarago for a big, loud, sweaty rock'n'roll tour and ...

An Evening with The Waifs – 25th Anniversary Australian Tour

‘Ironbark’ is a double album made for their incredibly loyal and loving fan base, for those who have been there from the start, and for those who have become fans of the band along the way.   //   From this Tuesday January 10, The Waifs will be giving away free download bonus songs each week until the official album release on March 3rd. ‘Ironbark’ will be available for pre-order at a very discounted price from their website from Thurs February 12 and from ...