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Dweezil Zappa – in Australia this February celebrating 50 years of Zappa!

Sheik Yerbouti next February, 2018 as the legendary music of Frank Zappa is celebrated live on stage by the man’s prodigiously talented son Dweezil Zappa and his band The Others of Intention. Freak Out to some of the most inventive and wildly original music ever committed to tape! Discover Who Are The Brain Police as Dweezil conducts immaculate explorations and excavations of Frank’s 50 year old debut album.  Take a drive with the Muffin Man along the Inca Roads in the Orange County ...

Ben Folds Australian 2018 Tour!

In 2018, the virtuoso will bring his two-part solo piano show to Capital Cities around the country, delivering a high-energy rock performance using the intimacy of just a piano. For the first half of the show, Folds will curate a playlist armed with a songbook spanning his entire career, likely to include hits like ‘Brick’, ‘Rockin’ The Suburbs’ and ‘One Angry Dwarf and 200 Solemn Faces’.   //   In the concert’s second half, Folds will hand over the reins ...

George Ezra 2018 Tour

George Ezra first came to prominence back in 2015 as he rode the sunset across Falls and Southbound Festivals on the back of his hugely successful record Wanted on Voyage. A precocious debut from a young man with a voice well beyond his years, the album featured massive singles ‘Budapest’ and ‘Blame It On Me’ and went on to sell a total of 3 million units worldwide. He was also nominated for 4 Brit Awards, MTV Music Awards, Q Awards and the prestigious Ivor Novello – a tribute to ...

Kingswood 2017 National Tour

After Hours, Close To Dawn, was a creative evolution in sound for the gents from Kingswood. Their second release to debut in the ARIA top 10, cultivating a bunch of new radio favourites, like ‘Golden’,  ‘Creepin’ and ‘Atmosphere’. It follows on from their debut album Microscopic Wars, and saw them power down a new sonic path, resulting in a change of sound that delighted and astonished fans.   //   After Hours, Close To Dawn was named in Rolling Stone ...

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...

Tired Lion Recording Debut Album

The band – Sophie Hopes, Matt Tanner, Nick Vasey and Ethan Darnell – announced on social media yesterday that they will commence recording the album this week and that they have enlisted the expertise of producer and local rock figurehead in his own right, Luke Boerdam of Violent Soho frontman fame, to man the boards for the album. Boerdam also announced the pairing on his socials yesterday, saying: “Landed in Perth and stoked to start making a record with these legends!!! The new ...

The Dandy Warhols Distortland Tour

The Dandy Warhols return to Australia in support of their latest album, 'Distortland'. // 'Distortland' was first recorded in'frontman, Courtney Taylor’s basement on an 80s cassette recorder with the band'putting on the finishing touches in a studio. Jim Lowe – best known for his work with Taylor Swift and Beyonce – mixed' the album. Courtney notes that the end result is an album that is “organized like a pop record but still has the sonic garbage still in there”. This will be ...

Kingswood 2016 Australia Tour

The tour will take in nine shows across five states, including up close and personal capital city venues, as well as off the beaten track regional club shows, kicking off with a performance on Friday, November 4 at Chinchilla Event 'Fusions on the Field' in Queensland. // These shows offer fans a chance to see KINGSWOOD perform on stages not seen since the early days of their career where they’ll be premiering select material off their forthcoming sophomore album. The band’s most ...

Katy Steele “Where’s The Laughter” National Tour

‘Where’s The Laughter’ was written and recorded by Steele in the basement studio of her childhood home in Perth and co-produced with fellow Perth native Matt Gio (Abbe May, San Cisco, Birds Of Tokyo). Of working with Gio, Steele says their collaboration was inspired by experimentation and hip hop production. “We started to experiment with making our own loops out of percussive layers like clicks, claps and things really started to change feel. The sngs started to feel real and ...

Shihad 2016 Australian Tour

In 1996 Shihad released what many consider to be their break through album; the Self Titled opus that became affectionately known as The Fish Album (in reference to the album cover image). Now in April 2016 The Fish Album is re-mastered and re-issued both digitally and on vinyl. Evolving from the semi industrial Churn (1993) through the heavy riff laden Killjoy (1995), The Fish Album bristled with a new found lightness of spirit as it collided with the maturity of a band fulfilling their ...