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WAMEDIA WATCH: News from Troye Sivan, Methyl Ethel, Sable, GRRL PAL & more!

17 Sep

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;

Tame Impala‘s Kevin Parker has taken some time to craft a 30 minute ‘bedtime mix’ for BBC Radio 1, which comes as recommended listening to get you to sleep. More info here.

20-year-old internet sensation Troye Sivan debuted in the #1 spot on the ARIA chart for his debut EP Wild. More info here.

BIGSOUND is done and dusted for another year and TheMusic.com.au listed “The Top 10 Buzz Bands coming out of BIGSOUND 2015″ which featured Perth acts Tired Lion and Koi Child. More info here.

Coda Agency announced they’d signed Remote Control album releasers Methyl Ethel at one of the BIGSOUND panels. More info here.

Nerdgasm alert: Beatmaker Sable premiered a new track via a four-part online game where you get the prize of his new track Message Seen. More info here.

Recent BIGSOUNDers GRRL PAL is the featured artist in this week’s triple j’s Unearthed before they play the Listen Out festival. More info here.

WAM #WheatbeltTouringCircuit star and recent Higher Note graduate Pete Byfield gives the low down on why he wrote Country Wave, promoting safe driving messages in line with the RAC‘s. More info here.

Music and travel photographer Jarrad Seng has appeared in ABC‘s Arts channel series On Assignment, which you can catch on the ABC iview page. More info here.

Empire Of The Sun wrapped up their overseas tour with a sold out show at the iconic Hollywood Bowl in LA, to a crowd of over 17,500 fans, as reported in TheMusic.com.au. More info here.

Birds of Tokyo have just released a new standalone single I’d Go With You Anywhere, the as revealed by triple j. 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 this section, plus WAM’s weekly local music segment on 720 ABC Drivetime with Jamie Burnett – happening Wednesdays around 4.30pm.

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