LAUNCHPAD: WA’s biggest guide for local launches from March 17
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…
►Born and bred Perth musician, novelist, writer, performer Dave Warner has launched his latest album, ‘When’ at The Charles Hotel Friday 17 March.
►Indie rockers Band of Missfits will be launching their album ‘Into The storm’ Friday 17 March at the Basso Hotel, supported by Paul McCarthy, The bonekickers and Wes Mayers and band.
► Recent Wheatbelt Touring Circuit act Joel Barker & The Low Company are launching ‘Uncharted’ Friday 17 March at The Odd Fellow with the help from Salary, Tashi Hall and Jordi.
►Rock band Here Comes The Rooster are launching their new single ‘Loving Yourself’ Friday 17 March at Henhouse Live (Badlands Bar sideroom), joining them is The Space Between.
► Multi WAMAward nominees and Song Of The Year winners 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 locals Dream Rimmy, HUSSY and Last Quokka.
► The next compilation from the record store, Rhubarb Jam launches ‘Batch one’ at Rhubarb Records on Saturday 18 March featuring tunes from The Weapon Is Sound, Moana, Fuzz Toads, Psychedelic Porn Crumpets, Mayor Dadi, Childsaint, don&jon, Aborted Tortoise, The Drools, The Crystal Moth, Smij and Jack McEwan, and with a live performance on the day.
► Rock and rollers Treestump Almighty are launching their EP ‘Doubtful Sounds’ at Railway Hotel on Sunday 19 March, joining them are The Gold Suns, The Community Chest and The Little Lord Street Band.
► Metal band Tempest Rising launch their debut album ‘Transmutation’ on Tuesday 28 March at Amplifier, joining them will be Sparrow, Nucleust and Bayview Suspect.
►Bedroom folk gang Heathcote Blue celebrate the release of their debut album ‘Stray Dog Daily’ at The Bird on Thursday 30 March. Supported by Odette Mercy & Her Soul Atomics, Stella Donnelly and Dwellins.
►Quirky, blues-fueled foursome The TommyHawks are launching their new single ‘Bedroom’ from upcoming EP ‘This Is Not A Desert Island’ on Friday 31 March at Mojos Bar. Joining them will be Timothy Nelson, Bells Rapids and Leoh.
► Garage, shoegaze, dream noise pop band HYLA are launching their new single ‘Swam Out” on Friday 31 March at The Bird, supported by Ah trees, Segue Safari and Peppermint Showers.
► Country folk pop rocker Jason Ayres launches his EP ‘Got My Heart’ on Saturday 1 April at Astor Theatre, with supports TBA.
► Indie-pop singer Elli Schoen has debuted ‘Gold Mess’ and is planning to launch it at Mojo’s Bar on Friday 21 April, with supports TBA.
► 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.
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