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LAUNCHPAD: WA’s biggest guide for local launches December 2017

15 Dec



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…

moreinfo   Garage rock band Thee Gold Blooms release their single ‘Nothin’ Surprises Me on Friday 15 December at The Sewing Room, supported by ABACAXUVA, The Ohmy Days and Surf Rabbits.

moreinfo  Alt pop four-piece Bughunt launch  their ‘Boomtime’ EP at The Odd Fellow on Saturday 16 December, supported by Pat Ford, Claude Mono and DJ James Hall.

Peddling their filthy brand of blues-infused rock’n’roll, The Bible Bashers launch their Rise Hard EP at Amplifier on Friday 22 December, moreinfo
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 moreinfoBambusea Rhythm Section, Luke Fox and Friends and Tom Day. 

  Post rock four piece COSY (formerly known as Mung Dahl) release moreinfosingle HAPPENNING  Friday 22 December at Mojos Bar, supported by Childsaint, FOAM, Salary, Carla Geneve, and Ermine Coat.

  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 moreinfoHotel 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 moreinfoMurderbirds, Flyball Gov’nor, Lo-Fire, Speedball Social League.

  Garage rockers The Kramers are launching the second single ‘Dead Meadly’ from their forthcoming album at The Odd Fellow on Saturday 23 December, moreinfosupported by PUCK and Pool Boy.

  Nitty gritty grunge rock band Pot Plant House Party are releasing their new single ‘Bad’ at Indi Bar Saturday 23 December with support from The Limbs moreinfoand Jack Davies and the Bush Chooks.

  Dreamy pop trio Dianas are returning home for their ‘Leave Love‘ EP launch at Badlands Bar Wednesday 27 December, supported by Childsaint, moreinfoDebbie Downers, HEBBIEJEEBIES, Intercontinental Sounds and Rabbit Island.

moreinfo Folk artist Tom King is celebrating Christmas by releasing his second self-titled EP at Four5Nine Thursday 28 December with support from Anthony Loyd,
Grace Sanders and Micheal Savage.

Tectonic Tapes release the Peaches compilation, showcasing 11 never before released tracks from some of the best upcoming artists in Perth, with a moreinfolaunch 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.

moreinfo Punk rockers Bikini Cops are launching their 7″ at The Civic Hotel on Friday 12 Jan 2018 with support from Helta Skelta, Leeches, Cold Meat and No Future.


moreinfo Prog rock band Here Comes The Rooster are releasing their debut EP at The Boston Friday 12 Jan 2018 with support from support from Nothing Pretty, Furniture and Punch Bug.




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