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LAUNCHPAD: WA’s biggest guide for local launches

26 May

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…

► Indie rockers Pacific launch their self-titled EP on Saturday 28 May at Babushka Leederville with special guests Tenielle Neda, Life In A Glass House and Matthew Garrod. More info here.

The Drools have played alongside Dune Rats, Love Junkies, FOAM and more, and now incoming – their new single Sullen Singles, being launched Saturday 28 May at The Bird. More info here.

► Earthy indie rock band The VANNS are coming back to WA for three limited shows starting Thursday 2 June at Odd Fellow Fremantle, Friday 3 June Settlers Tavern Margaret River, Saturday 4 June Four5Nine Perth. More info here.

►Folk-country outfit Stoney Joe launch their third album Fuel For The Fire on Saturday 4 June at Babushka Bar Leederville, with support from Galloping Foxleys and Simone and Girlfunkle. More info here.

► Rock trio Ragdoll  release their long awaited debut album Back To Zero at The Boston on Friday 10 June, with support from Bellacoma Rio, The Dark Horses, Troy Nababan, Maverick and DJ Crude. More info here.

► Perth dream-pop / post-rock band LANARK have just unveiled ANYWHERE BUT HERE, their first new material in two years, and launch it Friday 10 June at Amplifier Bar, Perth with Childsaint, Shy Panther and Ah Trees. More info here.


Launching a release and want some free promo?

Please email [email protected] with a photo of your act and media release with details on the launch.
*Priority space/photos given to WAM Members.
All launches will be also considered for our regular column in Scoop Magazine, segments on ABC radio etc.

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