LAUNCHPAD: WA’s biggest guide for local launches from March 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…
► 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.
► WAMAward winning singer/songwriter Timothy Nelson launches his most recent album on vinyl on Sunday 9 April at Four5Nine, joined by Ruby May and Chakra Khans, plus DJ sets from Nick Sheppard (The Clash/The Cortinas).
► 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.
►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.