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WAMedia Watch: Inc. Tame Impala; Tired Lion; Methyl Ethel; and more…

27 Jun

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

Homegrown legends Tame Impala and local rockers Tired Lion wowed audiences over the weekend at Glastonbury, they played in front of thousands and showed the world that Perth has plenty to offer. Tired Lion will continue a string of festival dates and shows across the UK and Europe. For more information and for all their tour dates, courtesy of New World Artists click here and to watch Tired Lion live at Glastonbury follow the link here .
Thanks to the BBC there is plenty of coverage of Tame Impala at Glastonbury, check it all out here.

Methyl Ethel are about to embark on their 2016 world tour starting in July and are playing shows across Europe and the US. More tour info can be found on Methyl Ethel’s website here.

Following the launch of their sophmore album ‘Palm Haus’, lo-fi kraut/pop band Spaceman are heading around the country to promote this latest release. You can stream ‘Palm Haus’ thanks to Tone Deaf here.

Last week the first round of artists to play the BIGSOUND showcase were announced. Representing WA so far are; Fait, Mosquito Coast and Hideous Sun Demon, for more info and to view the full BIGSOUND lineup as it stands, head to their website here.
Hideous were also featured in Rolling Stone‘s Five for Friday which you can have a look at here.

The Big Splash, Perth’s largest battle of the bands competition has kicked off for 2016. Being held over various venues and numerous heats, with finalists competing for a chance to win $10, 000 and to boost their careers. For more information and for heat dates click 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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