It’s been a huge year for Aussie punk band WAAX from the massive positive response to their hit single ‘Labrador’, to playing huge festivals and shows all around Australia, to producing a debut album with the help of Bernard Fanning, you’d be crazy to think WAAX are going anywhere but up.
WAAX’s front woman Maz De Vita spent some time chatting with Tayla Sudall about the upcoming show at Best Night Ever on the Gold Coast, the enormous year that the band has had and the band’s debut album release co-produced by Bernard Fanning, scheduled to be released in 2019!
If your New Year’s resolution is to spend more time listening to amazing tunes and less time dashing between stages at festivals, listen closely! Victoria’s best boutique end of year bash, NYE on the Hill have dropped their set times and they’re an absolute doozy.
Hot off the heels of their first European tour with over twenty dates throughout the UK, Germany and Austria with two sold out headline shows in London, KINGSWOOD are back in Australia for summer headlines including a destined re-union at their original stomping, The Esplanade Hotel on New Years Eve.
At just 19 years old, Lucalion (aka Sam Bradley) has been making WAVES within the pop industry with his lush, mood-lifting production, reminiscent of Paces or Porter Robinson, the newcomer definitely has not let us down with latest single 'Let You Go'.
Heavy demand for tickets for the Dance Gavin Dance and Veil of Maya shows for their February and March Australian tour has meant that an extra show has been added in Brisbane on the 26th February at The Brightside and there has been a venue upgrade in Sydney from Oxford Art Factory to Factory Theatre, with all existing tickets for that show still being valid.
American Football are excited to announce the forthcoming release of their third full-length album, American Football (LP3), out Friday, March 22 on Pod via Inertia Music and available to pre-order now. The band, whose songwriting has been so influential to a generation of musicians, have raised the stakes on the writing and recording of their third effort under the American Football moniker, and it shows. The band break new ground sonically, and explore new voices too, with guest vocals from Hayley Williams of Paramore, Land of Talk’s Elizabeth Powell, and Slowdive’s Rachel Goswell.
Amanda Palmer has announced the eagerly-awaited release of her first solo album in more tan six years! There Will Be No Intermission, which is now available for presale in mutiple formats HERE will be released on March 8. Alongside the album, Amanda is independently releasing an artbook of narrative photography to accompany the albums release. The hardback version is exclusively sold to Amanda's patrons.
Softboy Gold Coast singer-songwriter Jarom has this week revealed his debut single, 'Sip Merlot', an infectious slice of lush-pop with the all too relatable message of mixing alcohol with hard feelings. Debuting at number 1 on the triple j Unearthed charts and already amassing over 10,000 plays, it's clear Jarom is already reaching unimaginable heights, and we can't wait to see where he takes us next.
Australian based singer/songwriter Ladia is bringing summer back with her debut single 'Feel the Same'. Brimming with quiet confidence, the young starlet is in her element on this up tempo first release, contrasting sugary pop melodies with darker themes of heartbreak and a love turned cold.
As most are winding down for the year, emmerging Brisbane singer/songwriter Asha Jefferies is preparing for a MASSIVE 2019, with the HUGE announcement of her highly anticipated first ever EP with an accompanying tour and booking deal with Select Music.
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