LAUNCHPAD: WA’s biggest guide for local launches from April 12
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 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.
► 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. .
► OHM RUNE release their latest desert stoner metal 7″ ‘Ether b/w The Great Dark’ on Saturday 22 April at The Boston, 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.
►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 by Kitchen People and Zerodent.
► Psych grunge rockers Psychedelic Porn Crumpets launch their album High Visceral Part 2 at Rosemount Hotel on Saturday 27 May, with supports TBA.
► 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.
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