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LAUNCHPAD: WA’s biggest guide for local launches from Nov 17

17 Nov


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…

Hip-hop outfit The Brow hit
Babushka Friday 18 November to launch their new video Circles with support from fellow hip-hop pals Empy, Bluntfield, Wisdom2th and LC Mckenzie. moreinfo

►Alt-garage act Childsaint launch their new track, a compelling and brooding number called Used Up accompanied by  Shit Narnia, PUCK & Oosterbanger on Friday 18 November at The Bird.moreinfo

► Rockers Graphic Characters launch their rollicking single Stand Alone on Friday 18 November at Amplifier Bar with support from Foxton Kings, Flossy and Furball. moreinfo

►Dual 2016 WAMAwards winner (Best Drummer/Percussionist & Best Jazz Act) Daniel Susnjar launches his new album Moth to a Flame on Sunday 20 November at Judith Cottier Theatre (31 Lawley Crescent, Mt Lawley). moreinfo

► Indie rockers/Alt-Americana enthusiasts Joel Barker and the Low Company bring their new single Make it Good to The Bird on Thursday 24 November with help from friends Marley Wynn, Petulant Clark and B.R Dalton. Plus, catch them this weekend as part of our Wheatbelt Touring Circuit (18 – 20 November). moreinfo

2016 WAMAwards Best Folk Act Lucy Peach will launch her new EP Silver Tongue Friday 25 November at the Fly By Night in Fremantle with support from soul outfit Odette Mercy & Her Soul Atomics and Damian Crosbie. moreinfo

►2016 Big Splash finalists Segue Safari will be celebrating the release of their brand new single Colour TV with a massive launch party on Friday 25 November at Babushka alongside supports Elli Schoen, The Chlorines, Ursula, JOYS and Lana. moreinfo

► Alternative rockers and 90s Perth legends The Rosemary Beads launch their new album Shine, with special guests Red Jezebel, Axe Girl, Duncan Baynton and John Bannister on Friday 25 November at The Odd Fellow. moreinfo

Vorsen are set to beguile listeners with their smokey vocals and soulful tunes on Saturday 26 November at Jimmy’s Den with their It Takes Years single launch with support from Boykie and Demon Days. moreinfo

►Indie rock/pop artist Josh Johnstone is busy on his national tour for his new single Only Way I Know, and the tour hits Perth Sun 27 Nov for a secret gig; then Prince of Wales (Bunbury) on Thursday 1 December; Wednesday 7 December at Clancy’s Canning Bridge; Fri 9 Dec at the National Hotel in Fremantle; then Sunday 11 December at the Exchange Hotel (Kalgoorlie). moreinfo

Doublethink Prism is the new project from Steven Aaron Hughes (Usurper of Modern Medicine, Injured Ninja, Reptilluminati…) and spoken word artist SPLODGE aka Marcus John; they release their debut record Negro Tetris at The Bird on Thursday 1 December at The Bird. moreinfo

► Garage rock royalty Datura4 are set to launch their eagerly awaited second album Hairy Mountain in a massive night at Mojo’s on Saturday 3 December with help from supports Marlinspike, Cal Kramer from the Southern River Band and Burning Angelsmoreinfo,

Indie quintet Young Robin will bring their dreamy new single Faker Faker (with added Christmas frivolity) to The Boston on Saturday 3 December with support from Braves, Casinodreams, Claisebrook and Hibiscus. moreinfo

► Fuzz legends Psychedelic Porn Crumpets will raise the roof at Jack Rabbit Slims on Friday 9 December when they launch the first single Buzz off their upcoming album High Visceral {Part 2} with support from The Crystal Moth and Moonlighter. moreinfo

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