LAUNCHPAD: WA’s biggest guide for local launches from Feb 28
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…
► Set to release their seventh studio album and also begin their Australian national tour celebrating 25 years, catch multi-WAMAwards and ARIA winners The Waifs at Perth Concert Hall Thursday 2 March.
► 2009 folk category WAMAward winner and 2015 double WAMAward nominees, The Disappointed celebrate the release of their third EP titled Disappear Friday 3 March at Jack Rabbit Slims, amongst friends Salary and Yaqui Yeti.
► Hitting Badlands Bar Friday 3 March for their single launch for new track Gurzle will be local psych rockers Psychedelic Porn Crumpets, supported by The Weapon Is Sound, Western Kinsmen Of The Sun and Demon Days.
► Ecological electroswingers and previous WAM Song Of The Year winners Formidable Vegetable Sound System launch their new eco-friendly single Dad’s Dunny at this year’s Nannup Music Festival Friday 3-Sunday 5 March, with 90+ acts on board!
► Coping Mechanisms is the latest album to be released by garage rock band FOAM, supported by Childsaint Shit Narnia, The Pissedcolas, Original Past Life and Skullcave Saturday 4 March at Badlands Bar.
► Multi WAMAward nominee and winner The Brow will be launching their latest single Echo Echo at both The Prince of Wales Thursday 9 March, and Amplifier Bar Friday 10 March, with local act Foreign Architects and more supporting their Perth show.
► Big Orange scored a spot on the 2016 Kiss My WAMi CD and now they are set to launch their latest single at Four5Nine bar Friday 10 March , supported by Wanderers, Simone & Girlfunkle and Luke Dux & Atomic Lunchbox.
► Multi WAMAward nominees Rag N’ Bone hit the stage at Jack Rabbit Slims Saturday 18 March for their album launch, A Handful of Ash. Joining them on stage will be local rages Dream Rimmy, HUSSY and Last Quokka.
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