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LAUNCHPAD: WA’s biggest guide for local launches Aug 2016

16 Aug

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…


Indie world mystery fellow Eduardo Cossio will launch his new single “The Times They Were Living” on Thursday 18 August at Bar 459, with supporting acts Galloping Foxleys and songwriter Josh Fontaine from 6’s & 7’s. More info here.

► Hip hop band Koi Child will be playing their brand new single ‘Touch Em’ on Saturday 20 August at Mojos, with supporting acts Mathas and Snow/Rugg. More info here.

Oz reggae band Dilip n the DAVs will launch a new music video for their song “Hold On” with a string of shows, including on Sunday 21 and 28 August at Clancys Fish Bar, with supporting acts Rose Parker Jim Fishe; and Thursday 15 September at Mojos with supporting acts iOm, The Afterthoughts and Yokal Alpheus Meagethen. More info here.

► triple j Unearthed High 2015 winners and recent SOTA Festival stars, indie pop rockers Mosquito Coast launch Let’s Be Friends at Mojos Bar as part of their very first national tour on Friday 26 August with Dream Rimmy and Human Buoy. More info here.

► Experimental jazz rockers Original Past Life will launch their new album ‘The Times Celoyn’ on Friday 26 August at the Babushka, with supporting acts Usurper of Modern Medicine, bliss-drone duo Erasers, ambient noise wunderkind Tourist Kid, with RTRFM and DJ Ryan Sandiland. More info here.

Punk rockers Dead End Brawler release their debut EP on Friday 28 August at The Boston, plus OHM Rune will also release their Double A Side Vinyl, all with supporting acts Hope Street and FUZZ TOADS. More info here.


Launching a release and want some free promo?
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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