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;

 

As in TheMusic.com.au, locals  Tame Impala won the prestigious APRA Song of the Year for Let it Happen at the 2016 APRA Music Awards. More info here.

FasterLouder.com.au have posted the video of San Cisco’s cover of Courtney Barnett’s single ‘Pedestrian at Best‘ at the 2016 APRA AWARDS. More info here.

Troye Sivan scooped the award for Outstanding Music Artist at the 2016 GLAAD awards - as featured in Out In Perth – the Awards  given to artists,actors  actresses and journalists who accurately represent  issues in the LGBT COMMUNITY. More info here.

Pagesdigital.com report that Ta-ku is showcasing his latest photography series Songs to Make Up To at the Golden Age cinema at Surrey Hills in Sydney. More info here.

Geraldton band Alex The kid had the honour of opening Triple J’s One Night Stand festival. More info here.

Pilerats.com report that Sugar Army have released a new single, and a new album is also on its way. More info here.

TheMusic.com.au have reported Tired Lion have signed with Dew Process Records, joining the likes of Jebediah, Bernard Fanning and Mumford & Sons on the label. The 4-piece have also announced  a set of tour dates in the UK,Europe and Australia, including the iconic Glastonbury Festival. More info here.

RTRFM’S  music director Adam Christou selected his favourite Australian tracks for the AMRAP project, including locals Wilson Tanner, Benjamin Witt and Mt Mountain. More info here.

As part of Pilerats, Pile Tv live sessions premiered a new Pat Chow video. More info here.

RTRFM’S award nominated short film series The View From Here returns for its second series with episode 14, featuring Rabbit Island performing at the basement of iconic continental deli The Re Store now streaming on Tonedeaf.com.au. 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.