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LAUNCHPAD: WA’s biggest guide for local launches

20 Jul

There’s constantly a heap of sweet new tunes coming out of WA, and LaunchPad is here to fill you in on the latest single, video, EP and album launches from local acts of all genres over the next fortnight…


► Avant-garde post-dad rock band The Chlorines launch their third single This Thing from their upcoming album on Friday 22 July at The Bird, supported by Rich Widow, Mystc//Fortne and Hayden Dalziel. More info here.

► Nine-piece band Salary will be playing what they call ‘weird pop music’ for their Mini Moke single launch at Amplifier, Friday 22 July, supported by Young Robin, Pool Boy and Chief Richards. More info here.

►Indie rockers The Tommyhawks release their new double EP ‘Hurling Stones and Sticks’ on Saturday 23 July at Jack Rabbit Slim’s, with supporting acts Rag n’ Bone and  HYLA. More info here.

► Jazz-based collaborative act Artefact Agency release their debut EP on Saturday 23 July at Villanova Music, involving Simon Jeans, Johannes Luebbers (MEL) and Daniel Susnjar performing composed music. More info here.

► Six-piece rock band Raksha will be playing at Mojos Bar on Saturday 23 July as part of their ‘Emerald‘ EP, with supporting acts Edie Green, Fuzz Toads, Majumba, Edde, Neve Cunningham and Yen.Co. More info here.

► Positive proto punk band Last Quokka are releasing Northern Suburbs and Econovan on Wednesday 27 July at The Bird, with Emlyn Johnson, Doctopus, Rag n’ Bone and DJ Zerodent the supporting acts for the night. More info here.

► Lo-fi rockers Kitchen People release their new single, performing on both Friday 29 July and Saturday 30 July down at The Odd Fellow, with supporting acts Zerodent and Mung Dahl. More info here.

► Following the release of his new music video for Ghost, roots artist Matt Gresham launches his debut headline tour starting on Friday 29 July at Babushka, and continuing Saturday 30 July at Indi Bar and Sunday 31 at Mojo’s Bar. More info here.

Garage-rock band FOAM will be playing at Mojos Bar on Saturday 30 July, announcing their new single  ‘I Could Milk Myself’, supported by Doctopus, PUCK, Regular Boys and The Kramers. More info here.


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Please email [email protected] with a photo of your act and media release with details on the launch.
 Priority space/photos given to WAM Members.

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