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Launchpad: WA’s Biggest Guide to Local Launches 27 July – 9 August

26 Jul



There’s no better way to spend your weekend than by checking out some fresh local tunes! Here’s what’s coming up…

FRIDAY 27 July – THURSDAY 2 August

Be the first to come down and listen to the indie pop sounds of Carla Geneve at new Freo venue The Aardvark  on Friday 27 July, in support of her latest single ‘Listening’. Hip Hop Trio Poets Laureate are launching their album Dishwashin Deities at The Boston on Friday 27 July,  and are also hosting an open mic competition for those who can spit some bars. Don’t miss Tanya Harper’s sweet indie sounds at her video launch for The Well at Mojo’s Bar on Sunday 29 August. Or catch Priscilla’s launch celebrating their sophomore track Don’t You Realise? at The Bird on Thursday 2 August.

Carla Geneve – Single Launch
With The Psychotic Reactions and Siobhan Cotchin
When: Friday 27 July |  Where: The Aardkvark, Freemantle
Tickets: $13.55  |  More info: HERE

Grant Touchell – LP Launch
With Edie Green, Dylan McCoy and Declan Griffin
When: Friday 27 July  |  
Where: Mojo’s Bar, Freemantle
Tickets: $10  |  More info: HERE

Poets Laureate – Album Launch
With Sumoe & Trad and Bypola
When: Friday 27 July  |  Where: The Boston, Northbridge
Tickets: $20 | More Info: Here

The Midnight Revolver – Single Launch
With Foxtonkings, I Call Val, Lights Of Berlin and Alien Nation
When: Friday 28 July  |  Where: Four5nine, North Perth
Tickets: $10 |  More info: HERE

Mt Cleverest – EP Launch
With King Ibis and 506
When: Saturday 28 July  |  Where: Jack Rabbit Slims,  Northbridge
Tickets: $10  |  More info: HERE

Tanaya Harper – Video Launch
With Noah Dillon, Kopano, Camarano, Oosterbanger, Beau Torrence and CALMLY
When: Sunday 29  July  |  Where: Mojo’s Bar, Freemantle
Tickets: $5  |  More info: HERE

Eden Mullholland – Single Launch
With Bri Clark
When: Monday 16 July  |  Where: Four5nine, North Perth
Tickets: $10.20  |  More info: HERE

Odin Malchik- Single Launch
With Elwyn and Airline Food
When: Tuesday 31  July  |  Where: The Bird, Northbridge
Tickets: $5 |  More info: HERE

Priscilla – Single Launch
With Kopano and Bri Clark
When: Thursday 2 July  |  Where: The Bird Northbridge
Tickets: $10  |  More info: HERE


FRIDAY 3 August – THURSDAY 9 August

To launch their debut single will be rocking the stage at The Rosemount with Web Rumors, Erasers and Hi. Ok, Sorry, on Friday 3 August. Hip Hop artist Sowdy starts the weekend off right with his release party for Leonidas at Jack Rabbit Slims on Friday 3 August. Deathcore band Harrow release their EP Sever The Blessed at The Boston with Owed To Damnation and Displacement, on Saturday 4 August. Start your weekend early and come down and hear the surf rock ‘n roll sounds of Pretty Uglys at their single release of Yellow Tremolo, at The Rosemount on Thursday 9 August.

ZĀN EP Launch
With Priscilla, Sakidasumi and Kid Dingo
When: Friday 3 August |  Where: The Bird, Northbridge
Tickets: $5 |  More info: HERE

Sowdy – Single Launch
With Figuero Jones, ErikiBeatz, Jose Halftime, Nabiiou$, 506 and Princess Khanya
When: Friday 3 August  |  Where: Jack Rabbit Slims, Northbridge
Tickets: $13.80  |  More info: HERE

The Limbs – Single Launch
With Big Orange, Joys and Moth
When: Friday 3 August |  Where: The Sewing Room, Perth CBD
Tickets: $10  |  More info: HERE

MŪ –  Debut Single Launch
With Web Rumors, Erasers and Hi. Ok, Sorry
When: Friday  3 August  |  Where: Four5nine, North Perth
Tickets: $15  |  More info: HERE

Goat Faction – EP Launch
With Yomi Ship, Symczycz/Jacobs and Intenso
When: Sturday 4  August  |  Where: The Aadvark, Freemantle
Tickets:   |  More info: HERE

Odlaw – Single Launch
With Holly Garvey, Candy Guts and Selkie Black
When: Saturday 4  August |  Where: The Sewing Room, Perth CBD
Tickets: $10  |  More info: HERE

Harrow – EP Launch
With Owed to Damnation, Displacement, Heresies Treason and  Polycoria
When: Saturday 4  August   |  Where: The Boston, Northbridge
Tickets: $10  |  More info: HERE

Otiuh – Single Launch
With Myriad Sun, No Nomad and King Kodo
When: Wednesday 8 August |  Where: Mojo’ Bar, Freemantle
Tickets: $5  |  More info: HERE

JOYS – Tape Release
With Honestly, Heavy Flow, and Segue
When: Wednesday 8 August |  Where: Four5nine, North Perth
Tickets: $5  |  More info: HERE

Foreign Architects – EP Launch
With Priscilla, The Peppermint Club, and The J.A. Rogers band
When: Thursday 9 August |  Where: Mojo’ Bar, Freemantle
Tickets: $5  |  More info: HERE

Pretty Ugly – Single Launch
With Bald Beagle, The Psychotic Reactions, and Honchos
When: Thursday 9 August |  Where: Rosemount Hotel, North Perth
Tickets: $10 |  More info: HERE

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