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LAUNCHPAD: WA’s biggest guide for local launches from June 19

19 Jun

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…

► Rock/indie trio Band of Missfits celebrate their video launch Friday 23 June at The Bassendean Hotel with special guests The Bonekickers, The Bloody Ramblers and Paul McCarthymoreinfo.

Alternative rockers Marlinspike are launching their EP Time Capsule at Mojos Bar on Friday 23 June with support from Dream Rimmy, Bells Rapids, The Feast of Snakes, Tashi, Brod (Spaceman).moreinfo

► Funk and Pop artist Kopano launches her first EP Malfunctions at The Bird on Friday 23 June with support from Hussy, Greivous Bodily Calm and Leopard Lake.moreinfo

► Jazz, Funk artist Brayden Edwards from The Chlorines launches his solo EP Deep West at the Rosemount Hotel on Friday 23 June with support from The Spring Peaks, Trails End and Turtle Bay Television. moreinfo

► Perth garage punkers Surf Rabbits celebrate the launch of their debut album on Saturday 24 June at the Rosemount Hotel with support from Doctopus, Aborted Tortoise, The Macho Men and DJ Dr Bumface. moreinfo

► Indie folk guitarist Toby Beard launches her Fall Into Me CD at Fly By Night on Saturday 24 June with support from Belle Harvey. moreinfo

► Indie rockers Big Orange and psych-pop songwriter Michael Savage celebrate a double single launch for Famous and Mike Love on Saturday 24 June at Mojos Bar with support from Thee Gold Blooms, Moana and The Limbs. moreinfo

Indie punk-rock and WAMAward-winning band The Love Junkies’ EP Cough and Splutter launches Friday 30 June at Badlands Bar with special guests Peter Bibby’s Dog Act, Nerve Quakes, Mung Dahl and Oosterbanger.moreinfo

Pop artist Teischa launches her new single Midnight Hour taken off her debut self-titled EP at Mojos on Friday 30 June, with special guests Death By Denim, JunoKind and Chelsea Cullen moreinfo

Indie punk-rockers Cellophane launch their long awaited Ultraviolet EP at Four5Nine on Saturday 1 July with a lineup of supports including Alex the Kid, Spilt Cities and Glasswave.moreinfo

►Rock and roll band The Volcanics are launching their fourth album Oh Crash… on Saturday 1 July at Amplifier bar supported by The Killer Hipsters, The Floors and Datura4.moreinfo

►Triple j Hottest 100 favourites and Fremantle locals San Cisco are launching their new album The Water and have included two Perth shows on their national tour; Saturday 1 July (18+) and Sunday 2 July (all Ages), as well as a show at the Prince of Wales Hotel in Bunbury; Thursday 29 June and at the Settlers Tavern in Margaret River; Friday 30 June with special guests Thelma Plum and Boat Show.moreinfo

► Hip hop WAMAward winner Macshane launches his first mixtape release Milestones ft. the WAMI-Award winning song Meant to Do at Rosemount Hotel on Saturday 8 July also featuring Fdel, Silvertongue, Beckon, Bace Kadet and special guests.moreinfo

► Experimental electronic act Michael Strong is launching his new single Variation & Illness from his second album Neurotica at Badlands Bar on Saturday 8 July supported by Bad Friends. moreinfo

► Indie Pop Rock duo Icy Dice are playing a pre-launch gig for their second CD at Railway Hotel in Fremantle on Saturday 8 July from 8pm with support from Hannah, Boykie and Tashi.moreinfo

► Post-punk rockers Usurper of Modern Medicine are launching their new album Everything is Nothing at The Bird on Friday 14 July with support from Bonney Upwelling and Akioka.moreinfo

► Singer-songwriter and previous WAM Song Of The Year winner Mitchell Martin launches his debut album Into The Light at The Ellington Jazz Club on Tuesday 25 July supported by Belgrade.moreinfo

► Alternative, acoustic artist Daniel Castledine launches his new single Remember Never at the Four5Nine Bar on Thursday 29 July with support from Nyanda and Mitch Mitty. moreinfo

Indie-electronic act Angus Dawson will be releasing his much-awaited debut EP Ellesmere Street Saturday 5 August at Jack Rabbit Slim’s with Riley Pearce, Junokind and a Lilt DJ setmoreinfo.





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