NEWS [20.11.15]

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NEWS

For a second year local Australian music is heading to the ballpark, the ABL All-Star Game to be exact. The All-Star Music Sessions sees Levi’s and the Australian Baseball League bring The Delta Riggs, Saskwatch and Tim Rogers to the ABL All-Star Game in Melbourne on Wednesday December 16th.

‘Strange Bird’ is the new single from Covers.

Good Manners is now proud to announce ‘Good Manners Weekly’. Across the next 3 months, Friday nights at Boney will become their platform for showcasing some of the brightest artists from both local and international communities. Week 1 takes place on December 4th with World’s End Press, Planète, Catlips & more.

Deer has dropped a new track, ‘All Alone’ featuring Martin King.

Producer Rhath recently released a dark techno/experimental EP. Listen to it here.

Kim Salmon has released a new single ‘Turned Out Burned Out’.

The Meredith Music Festival will celebrate it’s 25th year this December 11, 12 & 13 at the Meredith Supernatural Amphitheatre. Playing Times are now available and several artists (including Jess Ribiero and Drug Sweat) have been announced to complete the lineup.

‘Think I’m Coming Down’ is the latest from General Men.

On The Grid is a new pop-up event series in Melbourne. The first event will take place on Saturday November 28th and will host Dear Plastic, Amistat & more. Details here.

Bulls of Ninety Six has released a new track ‘Hummous’.

Courtney Barnett, Tim Rogers and Life Is Better Blonde took home a J Award! Full details on Triple J’s website.

Bad Tropes have delivered a stunning new single, ‘Pretty Won’t Rust’,

GIGS

The Ocean Party and Gold Class are playing a free instore at Polyester Records tonight from 6pm.

Kings play Central Club tonight.

The Dead Heir play The Evelyn tonight.

Lanks and Louis Spoils will support My Own Pet Radio at the Northcote Social Club tomorrow night.

Harry Coulson’s Rain Dogs return to Castlemaine’s Old Castlemaine Goal tomorrow to continue a 4 week residency.

Orches is launching his EP tomorrow at Revolver Bandroom alongside Togetherapart, The Printer Convention and Coconut Rush.

Ali E is playing a full band show at Record Paradise tomorrow afternoon with Palm Springs. The show is to celebrate her 10″ vinyl finally arriving from Czech Republic (just 6 months late).

My Disco recently released their new album Severe, the band launch it tomorrow at The Shadow Electric with Friendships, Regional Curse, A Colourful Storm.

Lisa Salvo hosts a vinyl launch party at The Gasometer on Sunday joined by Grand Salvo and Sugar Fed Leopards.

Medium Punch, Orlando Furious and Civique will support PHONDUPE at Hugs & Kisses next Thursday November 26th.

Shelley Segal is playing a handful of shows, on Sunday November 22nd catch her at Hickinbotham of Dromana, on Thursday November 26th at Bennets Lane and Friday November 28th at Collins Square.

Playwrite will launch their debut album at Shadow Electric on Friday November 27th with supports Hayden Calnin & Slow Turismo.

The Ugly Kings are launching their vinyl album on Saturday November 28th at Cherry Bar.

Oscar Galt & The Eventual Somethings’ Play Things EP Launch hits The Workers Club on Sunday November 29th with supports Redro Redriguez & His Inner Demons and PLEBS, and Bad Health DJS.

1200 Techniques launch ‘Flow Is Trouble’ feat. Ghostface Killah at the Workers Club on Thursday December 3rd.

Mantra will drop a brand new EP Scenefour next Friday November 27th. The EP will be launched on Friday 11th December at The Workers Club, supported by Grey Ghost. Take a listen to the new single ‘Nowhere To Go’.

CERES have announced their fourth annual Christmas show! It’s happening at Shadow Electric on Friday December 18th with Slowly Slowly and Kissing Booth.

Ben Abraham‘s Christmas Show will take place at The Thornbury Theatre on Saturday December 19th.

Sleepy Dreamers have dropped a new track. They’ll play The Workers Club on Monday December 21st.

Phia has released a new track with all proceeds up to Christmas going to “Give Something Back to Berlin”, an organisation helping newly arrived migrants in Berlin (givesomethingbacktoberlin.com). She’s heading back to Melbourne and will play The Workers Club on December 22nd.

Buchanan are back with a brand new EP release and a national tour!
Catch them on Friday 12th February at The Workers Club.

RELEASES

Fourteen Nights At Sea – Minor Light 20/11
Jaala — Hard Hold 20/11

VIDEOS

Christopher Coleman Collective – December/500mg

Leisure Suite – Feel

Marcus – Trees

half/cut – coming of age

Ryan Downey – Tidings

Tinpan Orange – You’re Not There

The Pretty Littles – Back Paddock Blues

The Getaway Plan – Dark Horses

BATTS – For That, I’m Sorry

The Deadlips – Preaching To The Choir