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DEATH IN VEGAS announce Perth Sideshow

Electronica, psychedelic band DEATH IN VEGAS are back on the scene and ready to shake audiences again with their signature sound at the upcoming ‘Harvest’ music and arts festivals. West Coast fans take note: DEATH IN VEGAS will play their only sideshow concert this year in PERTH.

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With all the shadowy enigma of Neu! or Throbbing Gristle, one of the most exciting and unique artists to emerge from the ’90s UK dance scene, is making a stealthy return. Richard Fearless, aka DEATH IN VEGAS, cut some of that era’s most unusual records, fusing electro, dub, rock, psychedelia, soul and solid-gone experimentation to create a sound that was spacious and other-worldly, while also segueing with the pop mainstream.

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THE WOMBATS BRISBANE THIS THURSDAY supported by Faker and Owl Eyes

Hot off the heels of their Future Music Festival announcement for 2012, the Wombats are set to excite Queensland fans of all ages this Thursday at the Riverstage.

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After a tireless summer touring the biggest European festivals as well as an extensive run of headline shows, The Wombats are getting ready to celebrate the phenomenal success of their latest album with their biggest Aussie tour to date, kicking off in Perth tomorrow night.

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Jam'n'Beats Creative Festival Returns

Jam’n’Beats is back! The all ages local festival is being held on Saturday 22nd October at the Greenslopes Bowls Club. The event will include local bands, DJs, dancers, art markets and more. With a massive music hall, relaxed bar area, and an outdoor marketplace, the festival appears attractive to any aged creative.

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Plastic Wood Debut Album Launch - 12/11 @ The Globe Brisbane

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Featuring artwork by local artists Mandie-Jean Baker and Sam Armstrong, Plastic Wood’s debut album ‘Australian Weather’ has been nearly a year in the studio, however many more in the making. 

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Terrifying Girls High School to play The Zoo Thursday 20th of October, sans the fake blood

Student night regulars and office workers banking on a truly casual Friday can indulge themselves in agreeable sounds on Thursday the 20th of October, when local rock group Terrifying Girls High School bring their stripped down punk pop to The Zoo. With steadfast support provided by instrumental voyagers Man on Moon, and reggae-roots three-piece Stars of Thursday, this is definitely one to consider while thoughtfully stroking your chin. Doors are at 7.30 PM, $8 entry.

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Introduced through a mutual friend with the intent of forming a band, local rock group Terrifying Girls High School began rehearsals in the autumn of 2010, minus the mutual friend (they remain on excellent terms). After many months of playing together, and some contemplative overseas trips, they set out to play a live show, achieving this feat in May of 2011. Broadly influenced by early-60's pop, punk rock, post-punk and 80's alternative rock, Terrifying Girls High School like simplicity, energy and hooks.

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TRACK & FIELD ANNOUNCES SECOND EVENT, LINEUP, DATE AND VENUE CHANGE

Brisbane’s newest and arguably most exciting boutique music event – Track & Field – is back with a second event to be held at The Arena, Friday November 25.

Once again presented by music companies Amplifire and Mucho-Bravado, the event features another star-swollen line-up of Australian indie talent. It includes Gold Coast punk-rockers Bleeding Knees Club, a single launch appearance by Sydney psychedelic heroes Deep Sea Arcade, Brisbane party-starters Velociraptor and the rapidly emerging locals Gung Ho. Additionally there will be DJ sets from indie-darlings Little Scout, party stimulants Naysayer and Gilsun and local radio duo Unnecessary Knowledge DJs.

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Addressing the change of venue to The Arena, Mucho-Bravado’s Ben Preece explains: “Track & Field was never really going to sit still and that’s the beauty of it in a way. The Arena is once again hosting live music and it really has that multiple-room adventurous vibe we want to engage with our event. The venue offers us not only a main stage but DJ rooms and chill out areas.”

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Running Gun Sound announce 'Beasts of England' 7" launch | Woodland Sat 22nd

This month Running Gun Sound release the Beasts Of England 7” Single; their toughest, most brutal, and most immediate release to date.

Beasts Of England is a track of nightclubs, killers, shrill guitars, and knock-you-dead drums. It’s a garage dance party that’ll leave you screaming.

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Recorded by the band and Joshua Byrd (Velociraptor/Strange Attractors), the single is the eighth in a string of independent releases by the group, and their first 7-inch.

Long-time buddy, Cameron Smith (Incremental Studios), handled mastering duties.

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Sydney-based hip hop duo LHA @ Jagermeister Presents | Annandale Hotel Oct 26

On the back of the release of their debut album, SPLIT DECISION, Sydney-based hip hop duo, LHA, will hit the stage at the Annandale Hotel on October 26 for a night of awesome local music at Jagermeiser presents.

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LHA comprises Australian emcee Adikkal and Korean producer LeeHahn. Captivated by the idea that a song should move you inside and out, LHA make music full of provoking grooves. Crossing cultures and fusing elements of soul, funk on the bedrock of hip hop, they produce a distinct sound that, while gathering eclectic influences from music’s fringes, upholds an appeal for music fans across the globe.

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TV On The Radio announce 2011 Australian side shows!

Brooklyn-based experimental rockers TV ON THE RADIO are one of the many bands exciting Australian music fans ahead of their appearance at the upcoming ‘Harvest’ music and arts festival. Now, we’re thrilled to announce the band’s only two Australian theatre sideshows in MELBOURNE and SYDNEY.

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These much-anticipated appearances will be the bands first Australian shows in almost three years. TV ON THE RADIO are renowned as an exhilarating live band, melding post-punk, soul and elements of psychedelic free jazz to incredible effect. With their new album, Nine Types of Light, released earlier this year, the band are making headlines and wowing fans all over again. Something they’d be used to following the flurry of acclaim they received when their previous release, 2008’s Dear Science was named as best album of the year by Rolling Stone, The Guardian, Spin Magazine, MTV, Pitchfork Media's readers poll, and The Village Voice Pazz and Jop critic's poll among others!

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