LAUNCHPAD: WA’s biggest guide for local launches December 2017
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, and beyond…
► Peddling their filthy brand of blues-infused rock’n’roll, The Bible Bashers launch their Rise Hard EP at Amplifier on Friday 22 December,
supported by The Bashettes, Bastard Choir, Bad Santa and Sexy Jesus.
► Award-winning roots artist Matt Cal is launching his new single ‘Summertime’ with his latest band Mystic Rebellion at Mojos on Thursday 21 December, supported by Bambusea Rhythm Section, Luke Fox and Friends and Tom Day.
► WAMFest highlights Psychedelic Porn Crumpets give you the largest gig in the form of Dr Noggin-Floggin & the Cosmic Toothbrush Festival on Saturday 23 December at Rosemount Hotel to launch their new album ‘Old News For New People – High Visceral (B-Sides)’ with support from The Southern River Band, FOAM Great Gable, Kitchen People, Demon Days, Soukouss Internationale, Ruby May, Moana, Marmalade Mama, Candy Guts and DIY Rainclouds.
► Punk rock band The Hot Spell are launching their very first album ‘Swelter’ at Fly By Night Musicians Club Saturday 23 December with support from The Murderbirds, Flyball Gov’nor, Lo-Fire, Speedball Social League.
► Dreamy pop trio Dianas are returning home for their ‘Leave Love‘ EP launch at Badlands Bar Wednesday 27 December, supported by Childsaint, Debbie Downers, HEBBIEJEEBIES, Intercontinental Sounds and Rabbit Island.
► Tectonic Tapes release the Peaches compilation, showcasing 11 never before released tracks from some of the best upcoming artists in Perth, with a launch party at The Sewing Room Friday 29 December, featuring FUZZ TOADS, Black Stone from the Sun, Braves, Kopano, The Psychotic Reactions, Catwalk, Dariia, Turtle Bay Television and Matt Sevier.