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LAUNCHPAD: WA’s biggest guide to local launches April 19 – April 29

18 Apr

WA’S BIGGEST GUIDE TO LOCAL LAUNCHES!!

There’s no better way to spend your weekend than by checking out some fresh local tunes! Here’s what’s coming up…


THURSDAY 19 APRIL

► Bask in the cinematic Pop/Rock sounds of Ø – Island who are launching their band in style at The Rosemount with support from Ryley, Fraeya and DIY Rainclouds. $5 entry. More info HERE


FRIDAY 20 APRIL

► Mighty grunge act Pot Plant House Party are launching their self-titled debut EP at Indie bar in Scarborough with support from local artists Sly WithersDead Sea & Sara Salt. Tickets $10 at the door. More info HERE

► Punk thrashing queens Hussy are releasing their hot new single Hackers at The Bird, supported by Axe Girl, Cosy, and Trolley Boy. Tickets only $5 (but bring more cash for new merch!) More info HERE

► Garage pop-rockers Spacey Jane are launching their Double A Side In the Meantime at Mojos Bar Fremantle, with support from J.F.KJamilla, and Fraeya. Tickets $10 on the door. More info HERE

► Alt-rock geezers Turtle Bay Television launch their latest EP Martyrs at Four5Nine, with support from Jeremy SegueMontana WildhackJOYS! and Ryan Beno. Tickets $10, plus more cash if you want a hand-printed tee. More info HERE


SATURDAY 21 APRIL

 Nasty rap-rockers Roses For Ghosts launch their latest single This Could Be Us at The Boston, with September Sun Zen Entity and Jekel supporting. $10 entry at the door. More info HERE

► #WAMSOTY rock award nominated songwriter-producer Camarano is throwing a party for the release of his first EP Somebody Else at The Odd Fellow, with support from CHIP HAZARD and Bri Clark. Tickets $10. More info HERE

► Accomplished rock act formerly known as Rag n’ Bone play their first show as New Talk, showcasing their debut album under new name A Handful of Ash at The Bird with special guests Em Burrows & Web Rumors, Teen Angst and Physical Release. $10 on the door. More info HERE


FRIDAY 27 APRIL

► Urban funk five-piece Afro Chameleon unveil their debut EP Modern Wilderness at Badlands Bar with support acts Raksha, Candy Guts, and Tan and Taupe. Tickets $10 at the door. More info HERE


SATURDAY 28 APRIL

► Progressive heavy-metal band Dark Universe release their long-awaited Into The Black album at Badlands Bar with support from Darkyra and Jackson Koke. Tickets $23.70 via oztix. More info HERE

► Indie singer-songwriter Matt Sevier launches new single Chambers at Jack Rabbit Slims with support from Wolly Mammoth, The Other Guys, and Mal De MerMore info HERE

► Grunge rock sister-band FLOSSY launche their self-titled debut EP at The Rosemount with support from local sad girl legends CALMLY (FKA Childsaint)Edie Green, and Oosterbanger. Tickets $10. More info HERE

► Progressive Roots 6 piece Mystic Rebellion launch new single Extra Things at The Odd Fellow with support from good mates and local legends The Bambuseae Rhythm Section and Leah MicheMore info HERE

► Garage/grunge duo Black Stone from the Sun are having a send off party at Rhubarb Records – Vinyl Cafe before they depart for their Australian tour to celebrate the release of their debut album Dreamalysis, with support from Pot Plant House Party. $10 entry and $5 beers! More info HERE


SUNDAY 29 APRIL

► Multicultural roots-jazz-folk band and former WAMSOTY world music winners Eastwinds celebrate the launch of their CD Confluence at Kidogo Arthouse FremantleMore info HERE



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