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LAUNCHPAD: WA’s biggest guide for local launches from April 12

12 Apr


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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…


 Indie rockers The Chlorines launch their fourth single ‘A Toad Or A Dove’ from their upcoming debut album on Thursday 13 April at El Grotto, supported by Nectar, Oosterbanger and Physical Releasemoreinfo

 Indie rockers and WAMAwards winners The Love Junkies are launching their new single ‘Past Intense’ on Saturday 15 April at the Norfolk Hotel with support from Aborted Tortoise, HUSSY and Greivous Bodily Calm.moreinfo

Explosive rock and improvisation birds of prey, Fat Sparrow are dropping their new single ‘Riff City (Get me outta)’ Wednesday 19 April at El Grotto, supported by Greivous Bodily Calm. moreinfo

► Folk-pop artist Zoë Ryan launches her new single ‘Drink’, a Springsteen inspired anthemic salute to the struggle of the daily grind at the Badlands Bar on Thursday 20 April with special guest Xanthea, Little Lord Street Band, Helen Shanahan and Simone & Girlfunkle. .moreinfo

► Indie-pop singer starlet Elli Schoen has debuted ‘Gold Mess’  and launches it at Mojo’s Bar on Saturday 29 April,moreinfo supported by Stella Donnelly, Phocal, Brayden Sibbald Music & New Nausea.

► WAMAwards winning hip hop, funk rockers POW! Negro launch “Money For Portraits” on Friday 21 April at the Fremantle Arts Centre, supported by Ziggy and Henry Kissinger.moreinfo

OHM RUNE release their latest desert stoner metal 7″ ‘Ether b/w The Great Dark’ on Saturday 22 April at The moreinfoBoston, supported by Stone Lotus (also launching their debut album ‘Comastone’), plus Dirac Sea, Constructs and Magic Chicken Fudgetoe. 

►  Folk-Country band Conscious Dreamer release their new single ‘Lost Love’ on Thursday 27 April supported by Simone & Girlfunkle and Jonathan Brain; plus Saturday 29 April supported by The Justin Walshe Folk Machine, Helen Townsend Music and the Wayward Hearts and Jack Davies.moreinfo

►Punk rockers and WAM Song Of The Year winners Nerve Quakes launch their new album ‘A New State’ at The Bird on Saturday 13 May, supported bymoreinfo Kitchen People and Zerodent.

► Roots, pop and gypsy circus artist Steve Hensby is releasing a double album (!) on Wednesday 17 May at The Ellington Jazz Club and features Josh Dyson and Elliot Smith.moreinfo

Progressive metal masters Voyager announce their ‘Ghost Mile’ album launching on Friday 19 May 2017 at Amplifier, with French electronic producer The Algorithm in support plus more TBA. moreinfo

Psych grunge rockers Psychedelic Porn Crumpets launch their album High Visceral Part 2 at Rosemount Hotel on Saturday 27 May, with supports TBA. 

► Fremantle genre chameleons Salary launches their latest album ‘Upside Down Island’ on Saturday 27 May at The Odd Fellow Bar, supported by Hyla, Last Quokka and The Spring Peaks.moreinfo

Triple j Hottest 100 regulars San Cisco are launching their new album ‘The Water’ and including two Perth shows on their national tour; Saturday 1 July (18+) and Sunday 2 July (all Ages), both featuring special guest Thelma Plum.moreinfo







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