A Sense of Closure
Brooke Addamo, better known to the world at large as Owl Eyes, launches her debut album, Nightswim, at Amplifier Bar this Friday, May 24, with support from Collarbones. TRAVIS JOHNSON catches up with the girl who has shot from Australian Idol to indie respectability.
Boa Of The Ball
44th Sunset support Jinja Safari this Saturday, May 25, at Amplifier and are part of the State Of The Art line-up at the Perth Concert Hall on Sunday, June 2. BOB GORDON reports.
THE GHOST INSIDE
Far (East) Out
Los Angeles metalcore dudes The Ghost Inside hit Amplifier this Thursday, May 23, to show off their latest album, Get What You Give. SHANE PINNEGAR reports.
Compromise Is Not A Dirty Word
Rose Tattoo’s Angry Anderson is busier than ever, contending the upcoming Federal election for The Nationals. The phone may be ringing hot for Angry Anderson the politician, but on the line to SHANE PINNEGAR ahead of the band’s Friday, May 31, gig at the Charles Hotel he simply remains adamant that ‘you’ve got to do what you want to do in life’.
En Masse Again
Jess McAvoy has been gone for quite some time from Perth stages, doing the hard yards across the East Coast and now living in Toronto. But before Twitter, before Facebook, even before MySpace, she was ours. And now, she tells SABIAN WILDE how she can be ours again.
As The Worm Turns
Defying the odds, Frenzal Rhomb head back to WA this week, with shows on Wednesday, May 15, at the Prince Of Wales, Bunbury; Thursday, May 16, at Players, Mandurah; Friday, May 17, at the Indi Bar and Saturday May, 18, at the Rosemount Hotel. MIKE WAFER chats with vocalist, Jay Whalley.
TWENTY ONE PILOTS
American duo, Twenty One Pilots, recently dropped their new album, Vessel, in Australia. Previously fairly unknown internationally, this year the band have been creating quite the ruckus down under. CHLOE PAPAS catches up with drummer, John Dun for a chat.
SOMETHING FOR KATE
I Like Your Old Stuff And Your New Stuff
In the midst of their Star Crossed Cities tour, Something For Kate will perform at the Astor Theatre on Friday, June 7. BOB GORDON chats with vocalist/guitarist, Paul Dempsey.
THEY MIGHT BE GIANTS
Quirky experimental electronic exponents They Might Be Giants play The Rosemount Hotel on Friday, May 10, before performing as part of the Groovin’ The Moo festival in Bunbury on Saturday, May 11. TRAVIS JOHNSON has a yarn with founding member, John Flansburgh.
Huge Sock Appeal
The Kooks hit Bunbury for the sold-out Groovin’ The Moo this Saturday, May 11, and headline their own show at Fremantle Arts Centre on Sunday, May 12. BOB GORDON speaks with guitarist, Hugh Harris.