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Free Music: Astral Skulls, Pool Shop, Flowertruck, Exotic Snake

Free Music: Astral Skulls, Pool Shop, Flowertruck, Exotic Snake

Monday, December 22 2014

– We stumbled onto the synth-laced work of Astral Skulls back in May, and now Brisbane’s Kurt Eckardt is back with a pair of free digital singles. [‘In the Sky’](http://astralskulls.ban…Read News

Forthcoming: Cool Sounds

Forthcoming: Cool Sounds

Monday, December 22 2014

What: Healing Crystals by Cool Sounds. When: January 9 digitally and on 150-run CD through Beko Disques. Key notes: Second album from Melbourne guitar-pop crew, now including Liam Halliwell (The Ocean Party, Snowy Nasdaq) on saxophone. Follows this year’s *[Melbourne Fashion](/articles/4670266…Read News

New Band Alert: PLY | ERS

New Band Alert: PLY | ERS

Friday, December 19 2014

Band: PLY | ERS. Members: Paul Satur (vocals), Riley Graham (guitar), Matt Pope (drums). Summary: Melbourne “abrasive psych” trio (formerly known as McBain) who have played with Cuntz, Bone, Yes I’m Leaving, Spermaids and Sewers. Recorded and mixed their new second EP with Steven Smith (Scul Hazzards, [Sh…Read News

Forthcoming: Dollar Bar

Forthcoming: Dollar Bar

Thursday, December 18 2014

What: Hot Ones by Dollar Bar. When: March/April on CD, vinyl and digital through Sonic Masala Records. Key notes: Third album from Brisbane indie rock quartet. Follows last year’s Paddington Workers Club and a recent spot on Brisbane’s Blurst of Times festival. Recorded …Read News

News in Brief: Collingwood Open, Hobo Town, Airpunch

News in Brief: Collingwood Open, Hobo Town, Airpunch

Wednesday, December 17 2014

– Since shuttering abruptly in November last year, Melbourne’s Gasometer Hotel has literally scored a second lease on life, reopening last May and since hosting everyone from King Gizzard to Adalita. Next up for the Smith Street venue is the summer gig series Collingwood Open, featuring such beloved locals as Drones f…Read News

Gooch Palms Plot US Move, Book Farewell Tour

Gooch Palms Plot US Move, Book Farewell Tour

Wednesday, December 17 2014

Just two months after penning a massive US tour diary for M+N, Newcastle’s bubblegum-punk sweethearts The Gooch Palms have decided to relocate to America early next year. The move follows their signing to Detroit label Urinal Cake Records, signing to North American booking agency Panache Booking and landing a s…Read News

Artist on Artist: Wives vs Cat Cat

Artist on Artist: Wives vs Cat Cat

Tuesday, December 16 2014

Canberra champs WIVES (formerly Sweet Shoppe) swap questions with Canberra expats CAT CAT, who sold out and moved to Melbourne. Part 1. Cat Cat Ask Wives What new things are there in Canberra that would entice an expat back? Gus: There’s a lot of good new bands here and good haircuts. [Most livea…Read News




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