LAUNCHPAD: WA’s biggest guide for local launches from April 27
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, dream rock band Wooly Mammoth have a new double single ’Arrival’ at the Rosemount Main Stage on Friday 28 April,l with special guests Demon Days, Noah Dillon, Michael Dunstan and Tucantango DJ’s.
► 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.
► Indie folk/pop singer and past WAM Wheatbelt Touring Circuiter Helen Shanahan is launches her new album ‘Every Little Sting’ at the Fly By Night Musicians Club on Friday 5 May, with support from Stella Donnelly & Jacob Diamond.
► Double WAMAwards Best Punk/Hardcore winning rapscallions Scalphunter launch potential internet-breaking video Men With Square Eyes at Rosemount Hotel’s newly renovated main room on Saturday 6 May, with Shit Narnia, Fuz.
► Alternative-indie psych shoegazers and WAMAwards nominees Dream Rimmy launch their EP ‘Heavy‘ at Mojo’s Bar on Saturday 6 May, with supports Verge Collection, Erasers, Stella Donnelly and Divorce Party.
►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 like Hideous Sun Demon, Pat Chow, Western Kinsmen of the Sun and Bells Rapids.
► iTunes Electronic Chart toppers Slumberjack launch their ‘Fracture’ EP at the Villa Nightclub on Friday 2 June (18+), with support from Kuren and also featuring fellow local and WAM Song OF The Year nominee Sydnee Carter on one of the tracks.
► 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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