Weekly News Bulletin No. 61

Julia Jacklin

Music News

Central Coast teen E^st is all set to release her EP Get Money, preluding its July 1st release with the single of the same name, featuring Mallrat. She’ll tour the fresh songs soon with electronica prodigy Japanese Wallpaper in August; scroll scroll scroll for dates.


In new album news (that sounds incorrect), Sound Collective with Jesse Paris Smith and featuring Patti Smith will release Killer Road on Friday 2nd September; Grace’s debut will be out on July 1st; Calypso will release her self-titled EP on June 29th and electronica duo GL will release their debut Touch on July 15th.


Teeth & Tongue will launch new single ‘Dianne’ – off fourth-coming LP Give Up On Your Health – at Northcote Social Club on Friday 1st July, with Sui Zhen and Karli White.


Following a rebranding, Brissy booking agency PS Music Group have signed four new artists to their roster: Screamfeeder, We All Want To, The Coathangers and Hound. In other signings, Harts will be supported by Dew Process and UMA alongside The A&R Dept & Offtime Production, whilst Gabriella Cohen has joined Dot Dash/Remote Control.


Melbourne arts and music festival The Pleasure Garden will kick off this year in December at Catani Gardens, St Kilda, featuring the names below. There will be more announcements to come! You can get your tickets here.The Pleasure Garden


And in other awesome festival news, Sydney’s VOLUMES have announced their 2016 line-up and oh boy, it’s fantastic. Deets below and tickets here.



Fairgrounds Festival have announced their 2016 dates: Friday 2nd December and Saturday 3rd December.


Congratulations to Ceres for joining the roster over at Cooking Vinyl Australia. Their second record Drag It Down To You will be released on the label on September 2nd. Preorder here. They will launch their new single on Friday 1st July at The Workers Club, Melbourne. Tickets here.


Tour News

Paper House

… will host a Sunday residency at Melbourne’s The Toff In Town in July. The duo will be joined by special guests along the way.
Sunday 10th July – w/ Special Guests TBA + DJ Miss Goldie
Sunday 24th July – w/ Brooke Russell and The Mean Reds + DJ Miss Goldie
Sunday 31st July – Single Launch w/ Tilman Robinson + DJ Emma Peel


Julia Jacklin

Following her signing with Liberation Music and Mushroom Music Publishing, the country-folk crooner is heading out on a world tour. Not to forget her home, she’ll tour the East Coast, supported by Middle Kids.
Wednesday 27th July – Black Bear Lodge, Brisbane
Thursday 28th July – Newtown Social Club, Sydney
Friday 29th July – Northcote Social Club, Melbourne


Totally Unicorn

The Sydney metalcore group will release their new album Dream Life on Friday 29th July, before following up with an album tour.
Sunday 11th September – Weekender Fest’, Reverence Hotel, Melbourne (SOLD OUT!)
Thursday 15th September – Crown & Anchor, Adelaide
Friday 16th September – Babushka, Perth
Saturday 17th September – Prince of Wales, Bunbury
Friday 23rd September – Northcote Social Club, Melbourne
Saturday 24th September – The Brisbane Hotel, Hobart
Thursday 29th September – Newtown Social Club, Sydney
Sunday 2nd October – Yours & Owls, Wollongong
Friday 7th October – Foundry, Brisbane
Saturday 8th October – The Northern, Byron Bay


Japanese Wallpaper

Following the release of new single ‘Cocoon’, electronica artist Gab Strum has announced he will be heading out on a tour this August. He will be supported by E^st.
Thursday 4th August – Woolly Mammoth, Brisbane
Saturday 6th August – Oxford Art Factory, Sydney
Thursday 11th August – Fat Controller, Adelaide
Saturday 20th August – Corner Hotel, Melbourne
Saturday 27th August – Jack Rabbit Slims, Perth
Sunday 28th August – Newport Hotel, Fremantle



… have made me cry a little bit by announcing an Australian tour – if a brief one – where they will be supported by Lisa Mitchell. Their third album is set for release on Friday 9th September.
Tuesday 16th August – Oxford Art Factory, Sydney SOLD OUT
Wednesday 17th August – Oxford Art Factory, Sydney SECOND SHOW
Thursday 18th August – Corner Hotel, Melbourne SOLD OUT


The Wildbloods

… will follow the release of new rock’n’roll single ‘Don’t Be Shy’ with a set of launches.
Saturday 2nd July – Beach of Brunswick, Melbourne
Friday 8th July – The Hideaway Bar, Sydney
Saturday 16th July – The Lonestar Tavern, Gold Coast



… are set to release their second album I Am Lion on Friday 8th July, featuring new single ‘Fickleheart’. Catch the record on their upcoming tour.
Friday 12th August – World Bar, Sydney
Friday 26th August – The Workers Club, Geelong
Saturday 3rd September – The Toff In Town, Melbourne



… The Melb hardcore lads are embarking on an all ages tour, bringing their upcoming EP Dusk along with them. Watch the video for ‘Better Off’ here.
Friday 29th July – Phoenix Arts Theatre, Brisbane (All Ages)
Saturday 30th July – The Small Ballroom, Newcastle (AA)
Sunday 31st July – Rad Bar, Wollongong (AA)
Saturday 6th August – Wrangler Studios, Melbourne (AA)
Sunday 7th August – The Bluebee Room, Adelaide (AA)


Big Scary

… are back, with third LP Animal due out on September 2nd and a tour to match! More like BAE Scary.
Friday 30th September – The Triffid, Brisbane
Saturday 1st October – The Metro, Sydney
Wednesday 5th October – 170 Russell, Melbourne
Friday 14th October – The Rosemount, Perth
Saturday 15th October – Fat Controller, Adelaide

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