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THE TOTE announces final acts to CELEBRATE 30 YEARS OF LIVE MUSIC!

Throughout November, Melbourne’s iconic music venue The Tote will be celebrating bringing 30 years of Live Music to Melbourne.


With ripping line-ups recently announced, The Tote is proud to announce the final additions and curated line-ups to the already bulging month-long extravaganza!

It’s been a huge couple of weeks of celebrations at The Tote and things are getting BIGGER and better!


MATT Corby SELLS OUT first two Melbourne EP launch shows - third and final show on sale now

Matt Corby is delighted to announce a third and final show at Melbourne's Toff in Town on December 15, after selling out shows at the venue on November 30 and December 1, to celebrate the release this week of his EP Into The Flame. Matt is also playing a Sydney launch show at Oxford Art Factory on Thursday November 24, which is expected to sell out within the week.


These full band shows have followed on from Matt taking his Secret Garden tour around Australia. Driving from Far North Queensland through to Perth over a 6-week period, Matt has played intimate acoustic shows in fans gardens with word spreading fast about these very unique shows. By the end of the year, Matt will have played to over 4000 fans in 40 gardens around Australia.



As they hit the third week of their November residency Upstairs at The Beresford, Kill City Creeps announce that they have joined forces with Village Sounds booking agency.  As the first act on the newly established joint venture between Village Sounds and Atlas Agency, The Creeps join an impressive roster of local acts including Art Vs Science, The Vines and The Drones.


What Kill City Creeps have given birth to is entirely apart from anything that has come before…theirs’ is a sound, a look, a language, and an attitude to and of itself.  While somewhat reminiscent of late 60s psychedelia and 70s glam, the sound has taken on an unhinged, scuzzy demeanor that is very much parentless.


Upcoming I, a Man shows - Adelaide, Kubik, Husky and more

After a killer weekend of shows including main support for a sold out Northcote Social Club  in Melbourne with 90's rockers The Fauves and a lock out at Pure Pop Records - I, a Man will be hitting the road this weekend for their first ever show in Adelaide supporting The Salvadors at Jive, followed by a show as part of Melbourne Music Week at the harmony of light, design, sustainability and electronic soundscape that is Kubik, before opening for Husky at the Corner for their Album Launch.

I, a Man


AUSTRA Announce Laneway Sideshows!

Touring Australia for the first time as part of Laneway Festival, Canadian four piece Austra are thrilled to announce they will be playing two sideshows; at The Northcote Social Club in Melbourne on Thursday 2 February, followed by Thursday 9 February at The Basement in Sydney.


Embracing the esoteric, Austra combine soaring neo-operatic vocals and multifaceted electro-pop soundscapes with a firm new wave sensibility. Austra’s classically trained lead singer Katie Stelmanis sums it up best; “I wanted to make classical music with really fuc ked up, distorted crazy sh it on there.”


CLOSER A Joy Division Celebration With Peter Hook

After the success of his 2010 Unknown Pleasures 30th Anniversary Tour, Joy Division bassist, PETER HOOK, will return to Australia in 2012 with his band THE LIGHT, to play the classic album CLOSER, in full, sequentially and in track order, with shows in Melbourne, Sydney, Brisbane and Adelaide.  The tour is a celebration of the legacy of the music of Joy Division who have become one of the most revered bands in musical history and their influence remains strong with many bands and fans world


Although the band was to last only three and a half years with the tragic suicide of Joy Division lead singer, Ian Curtis in May 1980, the Martin Hannett produced seminal second and final album “CLOSER” was released two months later, becoming an instant classic across critics and fans. 



Jinja Safari would like to thank their fans for their avid support, having snapped up ALL the tickets to tonight’s all ages headline show at the Metro Theatre, Sydney. It is now officially SOLD OUT.


Melbourne aficionados better get in quick as tickets to their southern sojourn are also going like proverbial hotcakes. With just a week to go until they hit town,Jinja Safari are hotting up.

Jinja Safari are also in demand in Tasmania, having just added a show at the Waratah Hotel, Hobart on Saturday, December 10th to cap off their massive November tour.



New York's ENDLESS BOOGIE announce Golden Plains East Coast sideshows

Fresh to the Golden Plains Sixxx line-up, we can happily announce that "the best kept secret in New York's rock scene" ENDLESS BOOGIE will be playing 3 carefully selected shows along the East Coast in March 2012.


ENDLESS BOOGIE formed in 1997 and played together for nearly 4 years before Pavement’s Stephen Malkmus coaxed them out of their rehearsal space to open for him in

2001, also including them in Pavement’s All Tomorrow’s Parties curation in 2010.


THE KILLGIRLS Upcoming Shows

Following the release of their ANIMAL EP last week, and on the back of their killer EP launch in their home-town, Adelaide Electro rockers, The Killgirls, kick off their Western Australian support tour with Dead Letter Circus on November 17.


The new EP was produced, mixed and mastered entirely by lead vocalist Mario Spate, and recorded by the band  - Nick O’Connor on bass, Hamish Cox playing synths, Tony Irish on drums, Rusty Hutchinson on guitar - the EP is the sound of The Killgirls unleashed.  The first single, ‘Astronaut’, is a bass driven dance floor anthem at the ready, sure to get any party started. 


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