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WAMedia Watch: Incl. Methyl Ethel, Tame Impala, Filthy Apes, Red Engine Caves…

2 Mar

A lot happens in two weeks in the local music world, but luckily WAM is here to remind you of a few highlights for WA artists doing mint things;


Methyl Ethel have announced a headline tour of the country to celebrate a freshly inked deal with one of the world’s most esteemed independent labels, 4AD. More info here.

Tame Impala have won best international group at this years Brit Awards. More info here. has premiered Filthy Apes new EP,  Luna Solar Dreamer ahead of their launch. More info here.

Rolling Stone Australia premiered Purple Pam, the lead single from Red Engine Caves’ forthcoming second album, currently slated for a mid-2016 release. More info here.

On Pigeons and Planes, Lower Spectrum has been highlighted as one of the best new artists of the month. More info  here.

This week on Tone Deaf,  multi-WAMi winning country gem Ruby Boots stopped by RTRFM for the latest edition of the station’s ‘View From Here’ video series. More info here.

Riley Pierce and Pat Chow selected for triple j Unearthed playlist. More info here.

 Any big news items of interest, we’d love to hear from you! Please send info to [email protected] for consideration in the fortnightly WAMediaWatch listings.

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