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Geelong five-piece, The Frowning Clouds will be launching their latest single 'All Night Long' with two very special headline shows in Melbourne and Sydney

Geelong five-piece, The Frowning Clouds will be launching their latest single 'All Night Long' with two very special headline shows in Melbourne and Sydney this September.

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'All Night Long' is blessed with jangling guitars and a jaunty beat and is the first single from the band's upcoming upcoming long player, the follow-up from their 2010 debut, Listen Closlier.

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Rock ‘n’ roll Sydney-siders, Rockets announce upcoming shows!

Rock ‘n’ roll Sydney-siders, Rockets have been doing laps of their hometown boasting their debut self titled EP that was released in June. Eager to move forward, the four-piece are experimenting with new material at a run of upcoming shows, before diving back into the studio to put down some new tracks.

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With an early nod from triple j and community radio for a demo recording of their first single ‘Toad’, Rockets made a bee-line for Red Door Studios in Melbourne to record a four-track EP with Paul “Woody” Annison (Children Collide, Howl, Cabins). Along with the launch of their EP came Rockets’ second single ‘Madeline’ garnering praise with a few spins from the j’s and solid hometown support from tastemaker radio station FBi.

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Little BIGSOUND: 1st Round Panellists & Showcase Band's Announced

Sat September 10th@ The Judith Wright Centre of Contemporary Arts

Conference: 9.30am – 3.30pm / Showcase: 4.30 – 6.30pm

Tix On Sale Now through www.youthmusicindustries.com/little-big-sound/

Panellists & Showcase Act’s Announced!

Musicians, Managers, Graphic Artists, Designer’s & More - Want To Work In The Music Industry ?

 

An offshoot of the annual Q Music BIGSOUND Conference Q Music in conjunction with Youth Music Industries present “Little BIGSOUND 2011” a one-day forum for young musicians looking to break into the music industry.

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Breaking Info:

Panels on the day will cover topics from booking gig’s, obtaining management, recording and production through to photography, music journalism and how best to release your music in the 21st century. Full details of all panels will be announced very soon so watch this space!

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River Of Snakes Sydney EP Launch

RIVER OF SNAKES is the Heavy-Noise-Rock band featuring Raul Sanchez from Magic Dirt and members from Midnight Woolf and The Loveless.

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They've been playing relentlessly around their hometown of Melbourne and picking up a few good supports such as You Am I, Jebediah and Tumbleweed.

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PORTISHEAD 2011 Sideshows Announced!

***ADELAIDE SIDE SHOW SOLD OUT***

Nobody sounds like Portishead. After a 14 year absence, legendary Bristol band Portishead are returning to captivate and transport Australian fans once again. Here for the highly-anticipated Harvest music and art festivals taking place in Melbourne, Sydney and Brisbane in November, these Portishead sideshows take the band’s stunning music further afield to Perth and Adelaide.

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Cinematic indie rock phenomenon Mercury Rev have continued to surprise and enlighten listeners for over a decade and a half with their maverick musical explorations are special guests for the Perth and Adelaide concerts.

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Spring Fling! Fri 2nd Sept @Beetle Bar

Presented by AAA Backstage Spring Fling is all about kicking off Spring in style by showcasing 3 of Brisbane’s best live acts! Come one, come all and bring your friends because Friday 2nd of September is going to be one hell of a night!

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Brisbane’s most exciting 3 piece The Shelby Riots will open the night with a heart stopping set full of energy and melodic songs that will really set the mood.

The Shelby riots will quickly be followed up by dynamic five-piece and one of our favourite bands Blonde on Blonde who will take the night to the next level with their blend of melodic riffs and great indie tunes!!

Brisbane’s very own Silent feature Era will then grace the stage and show the crowd why they are fast becoming know for their explosive live performances!!

BUY ONLINE AND GO INTO THE DRAW TO WIN A $50 BAR TAB ON THE NIGHT!

When: Friday September 2nd

Where: Beetle Bar – 350 Upper Roma St Brisbane

Cost: $10 presale tickets www.oztix.com | $12 door

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The Remix | hip hop dance championships for schools (27 August | Brisbane Riverstage)

Lord Mayor Graham Quirk is delivering Brisbane schoolkids the chance to show their contemporary dance skills with Council’s The Remix hip hop championships at Brisbane Riverstage on August 27.

The Lord Mayor said the free dance competition was just another way Council was investing in local suburbs, giving more than six hundred teenagers from 25 schools across Brisbane an opportunity to get active.

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“Brisbane is Australia’s new world city and programs like this are a vital part of our vibrant cultural and entertainment calendar,” Cr Quirk said.

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LOON LAKE NOT JUST FRIENDS TOUR hits SYDNEY and NEWCASTLE!

With their brand new single I Loved You Then in tow, Melbourne’s Loon Lake are hitting the road on their Not Just Friends Tour and will be will be bringing their frenetic melodies and infectiously raucous riffs to Goodgod in Sydney on Thursday 18 August and CBD Hotel in Newcastle on Friday 19 August .

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I Loved You Then has been added to spot rotation on triple j and is a sunny garage inspired pop track that demonstrates indie music can still have soul, grit and spunk whilst retaining an inherent pop sensibility.

Having completely sold out their EP launch at Ding Dong in Melbourne and being invited to support Red Riders in Melbourne and Sydney on their monumental last ever shows, Loon Lake have already earned themselves a reputation as a must-see live band.

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ROSCOE JAMES IRWIN LAUNCHES HIS DEBUT 'THE HUNTING ROAD' @ THE VANGUARD, AUGUST 18TH

An artist like Roscoe James Irwin could only ever have come from the city of Melbourne. In a place that is crammed full of musicians working across all kinds of genres, Irwin has cemented his place as a kind of musical mastermind. From his involvement with seminal Australian bands The Cat Empire and The Bamboos, to his highly ambitious compositions and arrangements that have been performed by countless big bands and orchestras.

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Considering his iconic status as a bandleader and large-scale composer, Irwin’s debut solo record, The Hunting Road, might then come as something of a shock. Nursing a broken heart Roscoe hit the road retreating to the picturesque Canadian Mountains with his acoustic guitar to write what would become his full-length album.

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