It’s common knowledge that a memorable evening is the combination of the following three things: wine, music, and puns. A sort of holy trinity if you will. That’s why Hot Dub Time Machine’s new mini-festival is kind of a big deal.
Fresh from knocking our socks off whilst appearing at Falls Music & Visual Arts Festival and Field Day in Sydney the iconic and suave duo known as Client Liaison have announced a massive run of fresh dates in support of their debut album Diplomatic Immunity.
Drunk Mums vs The Pinheads. A glorious match made in fuzzy garage-rock hell (which is brilliant). Melbourne churned out a gem with Drunk Mums; they play want they want to hear, will not perform sober and are all about freeing the nipple (check out the cover of their 2012 self-titled album which got immediately banned by iTunes). The Pinheads only formed in late 2013 and their unpredictable nature have made them ones to watch. They have not got a huge amount of material out but crowds cannot lap up enough of them. I was quite apprehensive about the night as I did not know what to expect after hearing of the ruckus club that both bands seem to be settled in – even being banned for life from some venues. Continue reading “FRONT ROW | DRUNK MUMS V.S THE PINHEADS @ THE CHIPPO” »
Indie electric trio The xx have released their long awaited third album, I See You. Coming four years after sophomore record Coexist, I See You is a collection of songs that document both the emotional and musical growth of Madley Croft, Oliver Sims, and Jamie Smith (/XX).
Hailing from Bedfordshire in the UK Healyum are a 5 piece indie pop-rock group consisting of vocalist Jenná Healy (no relation to Matty Healy of The 1975, it was the first thing I looked at), Katie Healy (vox), Jed Healy (drums/synth), Pip Benjamin (bass), Nathaniel Degning (guitar). Three Months is the second taste of music to come from the band and is probably the strongest piece to come out of a UK band this year (and yes we’re including London Grammar’s new track in that equation).
Local legends Dune Rats are touring the country to promote their soon-to-be-released album, The Kids Will Know It’s Bullshit. Supported by Skeggs, The Gooch Palms, and shoeys of all shapes and shoe sizes, we’re just going to go ahead and assume this tour is gonna be a good fucking time.