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ANTAGONIST AD ANNOUNCE AUSTRALIAN TOUR – PLAYING MOLO LIVE @ ANU DECEMBER 2

Posted on August 16, 2018

After selling out their first two return shows, and following that up with an entire Australian run with Thy Art Is Murder, Oceanic hardcore outfit Antagonist AD are proving they’re here to stay as they announce their own headlining run across Australia with up and comers Honest Crooks and Caged Existence.

The most recent addition to the Greyscale Records line up, Antagonist AD came out swinging earlier this year with their first single No Justice, and followed it up most recently with their call to arms A.P.M.D. Of the latest single, vocalist Sam Crocker holds nothing back. “Humans are a cancer to the planet. A.P.M.D. is how our society is built upon shaky foundations – set up for failure. It’s an angry metal song with beatdowns and a hardcore mind.”

After selling out their first two return shows, and following that up with an entire Australian run with Thy Art Is Murder, Oceanic hardcore outfit Antagonist AD are proving they’re here to stay as they announce their own headlining run across Australia with up and comers Honest Crooks and Caged Existence.

The most recent addition to the Greyscale Records line up, Antagonist AD came out swinging earlier this year with their first single No Justice, and followed it up most recently with their call to arms A.P.M.D. Of the latest single, vocalist Sam Crocker holds nothing back. “Humans are a cancer to the planet. A.P.M.D. is how our society is built upon shaky foundations – set up for failure. It’s an angry metal song with beatdowns and a hardcore mind.”

 

Saturday, December 2

Tickets: $15 + BF – here.

JOSH WADE ANOUNCES AUSTRALIAN TOUR – PERFORMING WOLLONGONG AND CANBERRA

Posted on August 16, 2018

After spending 12 months trekking around Europe, Cunny arrived back home to a dystopian society and culture he once called his own: Australia…
This year, Cunny returns to the stage for his brand new national tour “Make Australia Great Again” to do just
that – bring back common sense to a world overdosed on offence culture, political incorrectness, tax dodging, nanny state, corporate oligarchs.
In this 60-minute show, Cunny presents to you, the people; his plan to make Australia the greatest country
on planet earth. A fair, equal and just society that everyone can call their own.
He is the saviour and he is determined for the elite to bow down to the Honourable Cuntorious Johnson,

Prime Minister.

Wollongong
Thursday, September 13
Tickets: $39.95 in BF – here.

Canberra
Saturday, September 15
Tickets: $39.95 inc. BF – here.

THE BRONX ANNOUNCES AUSTRALIAN TOUR – PLAYING MOLO LIVE @ ANU, CANBERRA OCTOBER 24

Posted on August 16, 2018

 

Famous for leaving a trail of exhausted, boozy, sweaty and supremely satisfied bodies in their wake THE BRONX will be unleashing a reckless level of energy; no barriers, no pause for breath, across regional Australia this October.


For the first time ever THE BRONX will be bringing their gut punch of fist-in-the-air, fire-in-the-belly anthems to towns up and down the East Coast. This is a once in a lifetime opportunity for fans to see the band in intimate, sweat-filled venues, and don’t be fooled… THE BRONX aren’t a rock and roll band, they are rock and roll. 


Joining the convoy will be brutal Melbourne favourites HIGH TENSION, fresh off a sold-out national tour in support of their killer new album Purge. Rounding out the lineup with their renowned off-the-hook and unpredictable live shows, PRIVATE FUNCTION will bring their brand of uniquely Melbourne garage punk with no compromise.

 

 

Wednesday, October 24

Tickets: $65.95 + BF – here.

YOUNG LIONS ANNOUNCES CANBERRA SHOW – PLAYING MOLO LIVE, SEPTEMBER 27

Posted on August 16, 2018
“Ambitious Brisbane outfit goepic”
–Rolling Stone Magazine
In early 2013, the Australian music scene was introduced to Brisbane band, Young Lions – Zach Britt (Vocals), Morgan Castle (Bass) and Matt Gibson (Drums), who owned their sound and instantly made their mark with their debut album ‘BURN’. What ensued was a band whose alternative edge has rapidly positioned them in the forefront of the rock genre.
The October 2013 release of their debut album ‘Burn’ (released through Shock Records), was met with critical acclaim. KillYourStereo.com named it “Alternative Rock at its finest.” The title track earned them a top 40 spot in Triple J’s Short. Fast. Loud. 2013 listener poll and kick-started a relentless touring schedule in 2014 that saw the band tour to the four corners of our country.
In January of 2015, Young Lions released their sophomore album titled “Blue Isla”, praised by Rolling Stone Magazine for the band’s “undeniable charm to the songwriting” and describing the track “You Are II”, of which is the first of the three video releases, as “a sonic adrenaline rush that rivals the best of 30 Seconds To Mars”.
“’Burn’ was a record full of anger,” says bassist Morgan Castle. “‘Blue Isla’ is a huge step up for us. The record is one of beauty and maturity. Everything you’ve come to love about Young Lions-  Passion. Truth. Relevancy. It’s in this record. We’ve matured a lot and so has our music”.
Young Lions nationally supported the likes of American favourites, The Almost, and Australian legends, Antiskeptic whilst also playing spot shows with Dream on Dreamer, Oh Sleeper, Senses Fail, Lydia, Sweden’s Adept as well as Australian heavyweights Sienna Skies, Dead Letter Circus, Bayside, Hands Like Houses, Jebediah, Red Jumpsuit Apparatus, Hands Like Houses and Feed Her To The Sharks. Add to that their own headlining shows, Young Lions are not one to shy away from their performances having earnt a solid reputation for their live sets with Kill Your Stereo calling their recent performance supporting US rockers Bayside as “a stellar performance” and “a catchy and fervent set”.
In March 2017, the band teased the taste buds of their third studio album, titled Mr Spaceman, with the release of ‘Burn The Money’ and ‘Destroy Me’. The album is released at a peak time on the LunarCalendar – Tuesday, August 8 2017 –
the day Australia witnesses a partial lunar eclipse. Quite fitting for an album that follows a character on a journey into space.
Young Lions are a band that’s fast building momentum and on the verge of entering Australia’s elite.

Thursday, Septmeber 27

Tickets: $15 + BF – here.

STRAWBERRY BOOGIE 3RD BIRTHDAY BALL – UOW UNIBAR, AUGUST 24

Posted on August 8, 2018

Strawberry Boogie returns for another month! For anyone who hasn’t attended a Boogie before, we have two core aims. One, to celebrate the melting pot of creativity that exists within our local realm. Giving a platform to exhibit these art forms in front of like-minded rabble, we have welcomed everything from live art, cinematography, visual mixing and independent fashion to interactive concept installations.

 

Music

Genesis Owusu

The Ocean Party

Big White

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The Tin Knees

 

Live Creative Line-Up coming soon…

 

For anyone who hasn’t attended a Boogie before, the main aim is ‘A celebration of local creative culture’, however you want to interpret that… Come and join the party and check out what we’re all about.

 

What’s equally as important to us though, is bringing music from all around Aus and delivering it locally, putting these bands in front crowds that we know they deserve, but the word might be a little slow getting out so far.

 

Join us to celebrate and assist the growth of this thriving creative culture that we’re currently lucky enough to be immersed in.

 

Friday, August 24

Tickets: $15.00 + BF – here.

ADRIAN EAGLE ANNOUNCES WOLLONGONG SHOW – PLAYING UOW UNIBAR, SEPTEMBER 1

Posted on August 8, 2018

After garnering significant recognition and critical acclaim for his breakout single and video “17 Again”, touring with Thundamentals across Australia and his recent guest appearance on the Hilltop Hoods smash single “Clark Griswold”, emerging singer-songwriter Adrian Eagle today announces debut headline shows in Melbourne, Wollongong, Sydney, and Adelaide

 

Breaking out in early 2018, the uniquely stirring “17 Again” and it’s inspirational music video find Adrian sharing his journey of overcoming suicidal thoughts and mental health issues after weighing a life-threatening 270kg at seventeen years old. Provocative, aspirational and instantly memorable, the track launched the South Australian native into the Australian music consciousness, with major support from Triple J and universal praise from the public and industry alike.

 

Fast forward to now, and after dropping their name on that very song, Adrian finds himself alongside his personal heroes, the Hilltop Hoods on their new smash single ‘Clark Griswold’. His guest appearance, star turn in the music video and his performance at Splendour in the Grass 2018 has capped off an incredible first half of 2018 for Adrian Eagle, which is set to continue as he hits the road this September with his striking live show.

 

Adrian Eagle lives up to his name: this one soars high. So much honesty, heart and positivity – Dom Alessio, triple j (edited)

 

Saturday, September 1

Tickets: $12.00 + BF – here.

AUNTY DONNA ANNOUNCES AUSTRALIAN TOUR – PLAYING MOLO LIVE, OCTOBER 6

Posted on August 8, 2018

We can’t f**king wait to go on our first ever f**king music tour lol. With a f**king live band and Michelle Brasier on f**king backing vocals haha. We’ve f**king never done a f**king tour like this before lol. Limited f**king tickets lol haha.

 

Saturday, October 6

Tickets: $35.00 inc. BF – here.

CARAVANA SUN ANNOUNCE NATIONAL TOUR – PLAYING UOW UNIBAR, OCTOBER 20

Posted on August 8, 2018

Sun-soaked indies Caravãna Sun have today announced their spirited new single Come Back, set for release on August 17. Come Back is a heartfelt ode to a lost friend; a bridge between this world and the next. Come Back precedes Caravãna Sun’s sparkling new EP Silver Linings, a full body experience of a release that will encourage not only dancing and singalongs, but self-reflection as well, out September 14. To celebrate the EP, Caravãna Sun will be hitting the road on a massive tour across Australia, which includes some coveted festival slots at the renowned Wave Rock, Under The Trees and Celebrate Gold Coast festivals. The Silver Linings national tour will kick off at Denmark Civic Centre in WA on September 14, before moving through Margaret River, Broome, Fremantle, Byron Bay, Brisbane, Cairns, Airlie Beach, Sydney, Wollongong, Melbourne, and wrapping up at Torquay Hotel in Torquay, VIC, on October 27.

 

Come Back is more than a song. It’s almost a prayer, or at least, a message to a loved one who is no longer in this world. It’s a little more subtle than previous single Beauty and The Pain, however it’s still got that same memorability, the same energy and the same musicality that fans have come to expect from Caravãna Sun. Bassist and vocalist Ant Beard offers a little more insight into the inspiration behind the track, saying, “Come Back is a heartfelt, honest and raw take on the loss of a loved one. Amidst a sea of emotion surrounding the reality of losing something so precious, lies a pure human cry for that person to return. To fill the space that nobody could replace. The song was inspired when fellow musician and good friend of the band Jae Haydon, lost his life in the ocean, surfing the reefs of Indonesia. Though he passed away doing something he loved, there was still such an overwhelmingly sad tone that had washed over everybody he touched. Jae was a young, incredible musician and friend to so many. This song is dedicated to Jae but also a song for his family and everybody who had the great fortune to know him.”

 

The Silver Linings EP, recorded at Sound Park Studio in Melbourne with renowned producer Stephen Schram (Paul Kelly, San Cisco, The Cat Empire) is Caravãna Sun’s take on a turbulent world. A clear, eloquent collection of songs, each with as much heart as Come Back, and each with saturated guitars, driving percussion and thoughtful lyrics that are sure to soundtrack many long summer drives for fans around the world. Ant reflects on the process of writing and creating the EP, “Connection to life through love has been an overarching theme beneath the entire EP. Each song represents some form of connection within our lives, our connection to love in the modern world, our connection with perception and ultimately our connection with death. Take for example, Modern Love which speaks about the struggles between true love and the temptations of modern forms of addiction (social media, screen time, etc). The song Waterfalls, looks at the acceptance of life force and death, as if it’s a moment in time that will eventually fade away. The songs inspiration came from experiences of the band passing through places like Malta and Portugal. It is in these countries we often saw older locals sitting out on the street soaking up the last bit of the day. It almost seemed as if they were waiting to fade away like dust.”

 

After a massive year playing to thousands of people nationally and across the globe (the band is currently on a 22 date tour of Europe / UK), Caravãna Sun are set to play new tracks from Silver Linings and old faves for fans across Australia throughout September and October. Reflecting on their year of international success and pumped for the upcoming EP tour, Ant says, “The reception to our music was truly overwhelming to say the least. Most nights we were walking out onto stages with 3000 to 5000 beautiful faces, waiting to see what a bunch of touring Australians have to sing about. To think that our songs, some inspired by time spent walking around on Bardi Country in the Kimberley, find their way onto this incredible international platform is mind blowing! Our shows are hugely dependent on crowd connection and the unique reception gives each song life…our EP tour is going to be epic.”

 

Saturday, October 20

Tickets: $15.00 + BF – here.

CARMADA

Posted on August 8, 2018

“Two of the go-to guys in Australian dance music”- The Ripe

 

What happens when two great forces of inimitable talent collide and morph into one?

 

Carmada,of course. Upon finishing their 2014 Splendour In The Grass show in front of a 10k crowd, L D R U and Yahtzel, two of Australia’s most talked about young producers, decided to go beyond their B2B set and previous collaborative efforts by merging their mad production skills and sheer talent to officially form Carmada.

 

The pair locked themselves away in the studio for the first time after their joint single “The Only One” dropped on Future Classic in March 2014, to create their groundbreaking first EP “Realise” – a release so hot that it hit #1 on the Australian iTunes Album Charts and had everyone from Skrillex to triple j were screaming their name.
Lead single ‘Maybe’ has gone on to be certified GOLD, hit #41 on 2015’s triple j Hottest 100 and has amassed a huge 7 million streams. With ‘On Fire’, also a triple favourite, over 4 million streams itself the “Realise” EP has been heard over 13 million times. Carmada have also performed on some of Australia’s biggest festival stages, including Stereosonic and Splendour In The Grass, along with multiple Australian and North American tours. Individually, Drew Carmody (L D R U) and Max Armata (Yahtzel) have been stirring up quite the storm over the past few years, repping Australia by establishing themselves as highly sought after pioneers of indie dance music.

 

Sydney’s own Carmody first made cyclonic waves in Aussie and international waters when he released his breakthrough single “The Tropics” on indie label Future Classic. He now has a double platinum hit with ‘Keeping Score’ as well as single ‘Next To You’ which was certified GOLD.
This month, L D R U released his first EP “Sizzlar” and also announced a regional tour.

 

In turn, Armata’s journey to becoming part of Australia’s elite squad of emerging electronic music innovators, kicked off when his remix of Rules’ – “Impatient” was featured in Flume’s BBC6 Radio mix and on indie YouTube channel Majestic Casual. Heads turned when his follow up “High With Me” dropped earlier this year, racking up over 4 million plays across Youtube and Soundcloud – sending the 21-year-old on a 26-show Australasian tour, selling out shows and performing at major Australian festivals including Listen Out, Future Music, Field Day and Stereosonic.

 

Last year, they released a collab track with NGHTMRE under Mad Decent, which has over a million and a half streams on Spotify. They also played ThisThat and Split Milk Festival, announcing their anticipated return. They also were given the opportunity to remix the legendary, Fatboy Slim for his remix EP, Fatboy Slim VS Australia. The Carmada remix of “Right Here, Right Now” premiered on Triple J and has clocked over 45,000 streams on Spotify.

 

What’s next on the cards for Carmada? Keep an eye out for their debut second EP out late 2018!

 

Saturday, October 20

Tickets: $20.00 + BF – here.

TIGERS JAW ARE COMING – PLAYING WOLLONGONG YOUTH CENTRE, NOVEMBER 9

Posted on July 20, 2018

Comprised of Ben Walsh and Brianna Collins, Tigers Jaw has gripped listeners and press across the globe with their candid compositions and alluring harmonies. spin sees Walsh and Collins trading off lead vocals which glow with sincerity on this collection of incredibly understated indie-pop classics. Their fifth full length marks a new chapter for the Scranton, Pennsylvania-based indie rock band for many reasons: Not only is it the first collection of songs that was completely written and recorded solely by Ben Walsh and Brianna Collins, but it was also the first time they had a full month in the studio without having to worry about outside responsibilities. Furthermore it’s the inaugural release on Atlantic Records’ new imprint Black Cement, a label spearheaded by the band’s longtime collaborator Will Yip who returned to the production helm for spin.

Tracks such as “Guardian,” “June,” and “Escape Plan” shine on spin, which follows Tigers Jaw’s 2014 critically adored LP, Charmer. “…The sound of a band bravely moving forward,” declared Pitchfork while Stereogum applauded Walsh and Collins’, “…soul-baring lyrical honesty,” adding, “Tigers Jaw are a revelation…” Profoundly personal and vibrantly textured, spin exhibits Walsh and Collins’ remarkable ability to capture the sentiments and complexities of a moment through melody and introspection.

November 2018 will see Tigers Jaw be playing an ALL AGES show in Wollongong!

 

Friday, November 9th

Tickets: $35.00 + BF – here.