MOONLOVER SHARES NEW SINGLE & VIDEO FOR 'THE OOIEE'

And so with the energy of the Taurus full moon still around us we share with the world the second single from Moonlover 'The Ooiee'. The spooky emerald and amethyst world of 'The Ooiee' pays a timely tribute to Halloweens shadowy spirit and the season of the witch that is still upon us. The video's comedic surreality was produced by Pink Slime Studios

 

Off the back of a nine-date national tour with Saskwatch, Moonlover is excited to announce the launch of his latest single 'The Ooiee' at The Night Heron on Saturday the 11th of November. Music supports from Dada Ono and Ton Denton!

Moonlover is the musical project of Melbourne based mystic reveller Quang Dinh and today he shares the second single 'The Ooiee' lifted from his debut full length album, Thou Shall Be Free, which is set to be released on the February Full Moon in early 2018. The album was recorded, produced and performed 100% by Moonlover in his personal oasis Pink Slime Studios, mixed by the formidable talent that is John Lee (Lost Animal, Beaches, Emma Russack) and mastered by the sonic ears of Joe Carra (King Gizzard & The Lizard Wizard, Courtney Barnett, Eddy Current Suppression Ring).

MOONLOVER - UPCOMING TOUR DATES

Saturday 25 November @ Old Bar, Fitzroy, VIC
with Cherrywood, New Band, Baptism of Uzi, The Toot Toot Toots/Twin Beasts, New Band + more!

Saturday 2 December @ GIZZFEST, Melbourne Showgrounds, VIC
with King Gizzard & The Lizard Wizard, The Murlocs, Mild High Club, La Luz + more
(full band show)

Friday 15 December @ The Grace Darling, Collingwood, VIC
w/ Rosa Maria, The Jim Mitchells and Planet Slayer
(solo show)

Saturday 16 December @ Gin Lane, Belgrave, VIC
(full band show)

 

TOTALLY MILD RELEASE NEW SINGLE & VIDEO 'TODAY TONIGHT' + ANNOUNCE SINGLE LAUNCH SUPPORTS

Photo: Mia Mala McDonald 

Photo: Mia Mala McDonald 

Melbourne lush pop quartet Totally Mild have just revealed the first single and video Today Tonight from their upcoming second album Her. The video was premiered overnight via UK's Clash Music.

They are also launching Today Tonight with shows in Melbourne and Sydney in November, and can now announce the supports for each show - see the details below!

Today Tonight is two and a half minutes of soaring pop bliss, with a lustrous video directed by KEWL’s Tobias Willis, referencing cinematic classics of faded glamour and isolation like Sunset Boulevard and A Woman Under the Influence.

About the song, singer Elizabeth Mitchell says “Written during a period of unemployment, Today Tonight is quite literally me passing the days waiting for my girlfriend to come home from work. Sinking into the kind of depression that comes from doing nothing when you have the time to do whatever you want, the guilt of unproductivity. The house becomes a trap, you’re not interesting enough to leave it anyway.”

Totally Mild will be releasing Her in February 2018 on LP, CD and digital via Chapter Records. Her follows on from Totally Mild’s acclaimed 2015 debut Down Time (released by Bedroom Suck in Australia, Fire Records in the UK).

Founded in 1992, Chapter is one of Australia's longest running and best loved independent record labels. Its catalogue of almost 150 releases includes artists like Twerps, Dick Diver, Laura Jean, NO ZU, The Goon Sax and Beaches. Tone Deaf have called Chapter "almost unequivocably the most treasured record label in Australia", while Rolling Stone called them "one of Australia's most enduring and popular independent labels." Chapter Music is distributed worldwide via the Secretly Canadian Distribution.

Watch the video for Today Tonight here!

TOTALLY MILD - TODAY TONIGHT SINGLE LAUNCHES

 

Friday November 3

Melbourne - Northcote Social Club

with Sui Zhen, Lalić + Mystery Guest

tickets here

 

Friday November 17

Sydney - Oxford Arts Gallery

with Gussy + Sachet

tickets here

 

Stream/download Today Tonight now from digital stores, Bandcamp or the Chapter webstore

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INTRODUCING MOONLOVER SIGNS TO OUR GOLDEN FRIEND FOR RELEASE OF DEBUT ALBUM SHARES FIRST SINGLE 'THOU SHALL BE FREE'

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At 7:56pm tonight in the southern hemisphere the October Full Moon will rise in the zodiac sign of Aries. This is a fiery moon that will ignite many emotions and bring about a collective shift in the group consciousness that we experience as humans. It is only fitting that on this day we introduce you to the newest member of the Our Golden Friend family, Moonlover.

 

Moonlover is the musical project of Melbourne based mystic reveller Quang Dinh and today he shares first single "Thou Shall Be Free' lifted from his debut full length album, which shares the same name, and is set to be released on the February Full Moon in early 2018. The album was recorded, produced and performed 100% by Moonlover in his personal oasis Pink Slime Studios, mixed by the formidable talent that is John Lee (Lost Animal, Beaches, Emma Russack) and mastered by the sonic ears of Joe Carra (King Gizzard & The Lizard Wizard, Courtney Barnett, Eddy Current Suppression Ring).

 

"David Bowie contacted me from the other-side in a dream. I was halfway between this world and the next when he sung to me the first lines of the song 'Oh, oh, oh, oh, thou shall be free'". - Moonlover

Click below to listen / watch 'Thou Shall Be Free'

The stunning visuals that accompany 'Thou Shall Be Free' were conceptualised by Moonlover with the help of animation visionary Patrick Hase. To celebrate the birth of his new musical child into the world Moonlover will play a very special single launch show at Melbourne's B.East on Thursday 19th of October before heading out on a national tour supporting Saskwatch throughout October and November and then finishing the year with a special little show at GIZZFEST in Melbourne. Full tour and ticketing information can be found below.

 

As of tomorrow Grandmother Moon will begin her waining cycle before entering her new moon phase, by the time she reaches her luminous full potential in November, Moonlover will be ready to share another single and visual masterpiece with the world. In the meantime enjoy the music the Full Moon in Aries has gifted you today.

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MOONLOVER

UPCOMING TOUR DATES

 

Thursday 12 October @ Karova Lounge, Ballarat, VIC
with Saskwatch & Hachiku

Thursday 19 October @ B.EAST, Melbourne, VIC
Thou Shall Be Free Single launch with China Beach

Saturday 21 October @ The Corner Hotel, Melbourne, VIC
with Saskwatch & Hachiku

Friday 27 October @ Oxford Arts Factory, Sydney, NSW
with Saskwatch & Hachiku

Saturday 28 October @ The Small Ballroom, Newcastle, NSW
with Saskwatch & Hachiku

Sunday 29 October @ Long Jetty Hotel, Long Jetty, NSW
with Saskwatch & Hachiku

Thursday 2 November @ Miami Marketta, Gold Coast, QLD
with Saskwatch & Hachiku

Friday 3 November @ The Triffid, Brisbane, QLD
with Saskwatch & Hachiku

Saturday 4 November @ Byron Bay Brewery, Byron Bay, NSW
with Saskwatch & Hachiku

Saturday 2 December @ GIZZFEST, Melbourne Showgrounds, VIC
with King Gizzard & The Lizard Wizard, The Murlocs, Mild High Club, La Luz + more

TOTALLY MILD  SIGN TO CHAPTER MUSIC FOR RELEASE OF SOPHOMORE LP WORLDWIDE IN 2018  + ANNOUNCE NOVEMBER AUSTRALIAN HEADLINE SHOWS

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Chapter Music is very pleased to welcome luminous guitar pop foursome Totally Mild to their roster!

Founded in 1992, Chapter is one of Australia's longest running and best loved independent record labels. Its catalogue of almost 150 releases includes artists like Twerps, Dick Diver, Laura Jean, NO ZU, The Goon Sax and Beaches. Tone Deaf have called Chapter "almost unequivocably the most treasured record label in Australia", while Rolling Stone called them "one of Australia's most enduring and popular independent labels." Chapter Music is distributed worldwide via the Secretly Canadian Distribution.

Driven by the gorgeous voice and songwriting of Elizabeth Mitchell, alongside Zachary Schneider's molten guitar heroics, Totally Mild's 2015 debut Down Time (released by Bedroom Suck in Australia and Fire Records in the UK) was a huge favourite at Chapter HQ. So they are more than honoured to be releasing the band's second album in early 2018. Stay tuned for more details!

Although she plays on the upcoming album, drummer Ashley Bundang has decided to focus on her own musical projects Classic and Pregnancy, so Totally Mild have recruited new drummer Dylan Young (Way Dynamic). Lehmann Smith is, as ever, a solid, supple presence on bass guitar.

Totally Mild will be introducing Melbourne and Sydney audiences to the updated lineup with these newly announced shows in November.

Friday November 3
Melbourne - Northcote Social Club
tickets here

Friday November 17
Sydney - Oxford Arts Factory
tickets here

Supports at both shows to be announced.

JESS RIBEIRO ANNOUNCES TOTE FRONT BAR RESIDENCY - TUESDAY'S IN OCTOBER

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Jess Ribeiro is coming out of her cave to perform new songs, with her new band, in the front bar of Melbourne's Tote every Tuesday night in October.

Jess and band will be supported by artistic friends : Jade Imagine, Primo, Ryan Downey, International Velvet, 808s and Greatest Hits, Latreenagers, No Local, Dirt hands and Emma Russack.

A new season sound. Join Ribeiro and band, Marc Regueiro-McKelvie (guitar), Tommy Taranto (bass),Dave Mudie (drums) and Janita Foley (synth + BV) at The Tote front bar in October to get a feel of the tunes that will be entering the cosmos in 2018.

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Jess will also support dear friends Tin Pan Orange for a string of solo shows in Melbourne, Geelong, Sydney and Brisbane throughout October and November! Full venue details and ticket information can be found below.

 

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JESS RIBEIRO UPCOMING SHOWS: 

Tuesday October 3rd @ The Tote Front Bar Residency, Melbourne
with Ryan Downey (solo) & International Velvet

Tuesday October 10th @ The Tote Front Bar Residency, Melbourne
with 808s and Greatest Hits & Latreenagers

Tuesday October 17th @ The Tote Front Bar Residency, Melbourne
with No Local & Emma Russack

Thursday October 19th @ The Tote, Melbourne
Supporting Emmet Kelly - Front Bar (Full Band)

Friday October 20th @ The Workers Club, Geelong
Supporting Tin Pan Orange (Solo)

Saturday October 21st @ The Toff In Town, Melbourne
Supporting Tin Pan Orange (Solo)

Tuesday October 24th @ The Tote Front Bar Residency, Melbourne
with Dirt Hands & Primo

Thursday October 26th @ Karova Lounge, Ballarat
Supporting RVG w/ The Faculty (Full Band)

Tuesday October 31st @ The Tote Front Bar Residency, Melbourne
with Akubra & Jade Imagine

Friday November 10th @ Hudson Ballroom, Sydney
Supporting Tin Pan Orange (Solo)

Friday November 17th @ The Foundry, Brisbane
Supporting Tin Pan Orange (Solo)

RVG SIGN TO OUR GOLDEN FRIEND ANNOUNCE RE-RELEASE OF A QUALITY OF MERCY + ALBUM LAUNCH TOUR

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RVG are incredibly excited to announce their signing to Our Golden Friend and the re-release of their debut album A Quality of Mercy. 

When RVG first self-released their debut LP, A Quality Of Mercy, there was no press release. No music video. No proper band photo. No image to uphold. No narrative to forward.

Instead, there were just two guitars, bass and drums. Eight songs. Classic songs. Songs recorded by the band, live off the floor, at Melbourne’s iconic rock’n’roll pub, The Tote. Songs that leant on the band’s heroes —The Go-Betweens, The Soft Boys, The Smiths— whilst never sounding like homage or pastiche. Songs hitting that sweet spot between light and dark, employing guitars both angular and jangling. Songs passionately sung by Romy Vager, the eponymous leader of a band once called, in full,Romy Vager Group.

Vager had arrived in Melbourne, from Adelaide, in full Goth wardrobe, as a teenage runaway. Her first band, Sooky La La, was built on anger, discordance, screaming. They found no following, and routinely cleared rooms. In the wake of their demise, Vager committed to write songs that people would actually like, and want to listen to; to match alienation to melody, introspection to big refrains.

She was living upstairs at The Bank, an erstwhile recording, rehearsal, and performance space housed in an old bank building in suburban Preston. The Bank was a scene unto itself: JaalaGregor and Hearingall played there, practiced there, lived there. Dwelling in this big house, surrounded by musicians, hearing their songs coming through the walls, Vager couldn’t help but be inspired. 

Vager committed to playing her first show, downstairs at The Bank, in September 2015, launching a tape of solo songs that hadn’t actually been pressed. Angus Bell (Drug Sweat, the Galaxy Folk), Reuben Bloxham (Hearing, Gregor and fellow Bank resident), and Marc Nolte (Rayon Moon, Latreenagers), were recruited to be a one-off backing band. But once they’d played together, one time, without saying it, they knew all they were a Group.

RVG's members are no strangers to the Melbourne scene, and they utilise their experience and talents to sublime effect both on their recorded music and in their incredible live shows. RVG have quickly become everybody's favourite band and for good reason, they deliver a refreshing kind of honesty and intelligence that you don't tend to hear everyday in your local garage band.

RVG's album A Quality Of Mercy will be re-released on October 20, 2017. Scroll below to listen to their single 'A Quality of Mercy', pre-order their album and view their tour dates! 

 

Pre-order a digital version of 'A Quality of Mercy' on iTunes

Pre-order a vinyl version of 'A Quality of Mercy' on Bandcamp

Listen To RVG's 'A Quality of Mercy' on Spotify

 

A Quality of Mercy Re-launch Tour Dates

To celebrate the re-release of A Quality Of Mercy RVG are playing a string of shows throughout Victoria and New South Wales! 

Tickets for Howler, Melbourne HERE

Tickets for Karova Lounge, Ballarat HERE

Tickets for Oxford Art Gallery, Sydney HERE

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RVG
UPCOMING LIVE SHOWS

Sunday 3rd September @ The Gasometer Hotel, Melbourne

Romy solo supporting Stella Donnelly

Tuesday 5th September @ The Woolly Mammoth, Brisbane
Official Bigsound Showcase #1 - 10:30PM
 Wednesday 6th September @ Black Bear Lodge, Brisbane
Our Golden Friend Day Party - Unofficial Bigsound Party- 1:00PM

Wednesday 6th of September @ Bloodhound Bar, Brisbane
Indie Labels Showcase - Unofficial Bigsound Party - 5:20PM

Thursday 7th September @ The Brightside, Brisbane
Official Bigsound Showcase #2 - 11:30PM

Sunday 10th September @ Howler, Melbourne
RVG supporting Jen Cloher

Friday 20th October @ Howler, Melbourne
A Quality Of Mercy Album Re-launch Tour w/ Terrible Truths & Street Hassle

Thursday 26th of October @ Karova Lounge, Ballarat
A Quality Of Mercy Album Re-luanch Tour

Thursday 2nd of November @ Oxford Art Gallery, Sydney
A Quality Of Mercy Album Re-Launch Tour

Friday 8th - Sunday 10th December @ Meredith Music Festival
Supernatural Amphitheater, Meredith, Victoria 

ISLAND RECORDS AUSTRALIA ANNOUNCE LABEL PARTNERSHIP WITH OUR GOLDEN FRIEND RECORDS + OUR GOLDEN FRIEND ANNOUNCES SIGNING OF MELBOURNE BAND RVG

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Island Records Australia are proud to announce a label partnership with Our Golden Friend Records.


Our Golden Friend, run by Lorrae McKenna, is an independent record label based in Melbourne, Australia.  McKenna was most recently the Promotions and Marketing Manager at Remote Control Records.  Joining Remote Control Records in 2013, Lorrae was instrumental in re-invigorating the label’s Australian roster of artists, signing and developing acts such as Courtney Barnett, King Gizzard & the Lizard Wizard, Methyl Ethel, The Murlocs and many more.

McKenna departed Remote Control in October 2016 and has focused her time on building the label alongsideher management roster, which currently consists of  Jade Imagine, Jess Riberio, RVG, Totally Mild and Poppongene. 

McKenna says: “I am super excited about the new Our Golden Friend partnership with Island Records/UMA. It’s a beautiful collaboration of two different world’s colliding and I feel that I have a huge opportunity to help the artists I love, to work and grow and reach larger audiences."

Michael Taylor, Managing Director, Universal Music Australia adds:  “We are thrilled to partner with Our Golden Friend.  Lorrae and her label will continue to operate in their own unique style and creative direction and will be able to tap into Island / UMA whenever it makes sense for them to do so.”

Together with the announcement, comes news of the label’s first signing, Melbourne four piece RVG. Hailing from the northern suburbs of Melbourne and having just been announced on the line up for Meredith Music Festival, Our Golden Friend will re-release RVG’s debut LP 'A Quality Of Mercy' which the band self-released in early 2017.  The band will also play Bigsound (see below).

Our Golden Friend will utilise Island Records Australia for additional label services and will be distributed by Universal Music Australia.  McKenna’s management company will continue to operate separately.

RVG Bigsound shows
Tuesday 5th September @ 10:30PM @ Woolly Mammoth, Official Showcase #1
Wednesday 6th September @ 1:00PM @ Black Bear Lodge for Our Golden Friend Day Party
Wednesday 6th of September @ 5:20PM @ Bloodhound Bar for Indie Labels Showcase
Thursday 7th September @ 11:30PM @ The Brightside, Official Showcase #2

 

POPPONGENE RELEASES 'BELGRAVEY' VIDEO AND ANNOUNCES HEADLINE SHOW

 
Photo by Maddie Felton

Photo by Maddie Felton

Our golden haired honey POPPONGENE is excited to share her video for 'Belgravey'! Produced by Tobias Willis A.K.A KEWL, the video is POPPPONGENE's love-letter to the leafy life she lived in Belgrave with her beautiful ginger cat Monty, her bff Toby and her partner Lochy . It's a handy-cam documentation of their secluded and slow hills life and the process of settling back into city life. 

“The 'Belgravey' clip is like a little time capsule for me. It documents the beautiful hills life of myself, Loch, Toby and Monty - and the process of packing up and moving back to the big smoke. It's basically dad-cam footage of whatever was going on around us at the time. Oh also, we're UFO hunters... " - Poppongene (Sophie Treloar)

 

POPPONGENE is also very excited to announce their headline show at The Grace Darling Hotel on Wednesday the 9th of August with Melbourne's dreamy Culte and 808s and Greatest Hits! With FREE ENTRY and vibes vibes vibes, why the heck wouldn't you treat yourself? 

POPPONGENE RELEASES NEW SINGLE - 'ESKY' + ANNOUNCES MELBOURNE SINGLE LAUNCH

 

Our favourite beautiful babe from the the hills POPPONGENE is excited to share her brand new single 'Esky' with the world today! 'Esky' is the third single release following her dreamy single 'Belgravey' and features on a very special limited edition 7" vinyl which is available for order via bandcamp right now.

POPPONGENE LAUNCH ESKY AT THE FITZROY PINNACLE ON MAY 17TH

"I wrote this song last year when spring was slowly creeping in, but up in the hills we’d still get a serious frostiness in the mornings and evenings. I had this real winter hangover, my house felt a damp and I was sick of the daily grey skies. Essentially Esky is about wanting to spend quality soul-warming time at the beach and being in the sunshine with your mates. I just love the fertile, can-do attitude that summer brings on, so I guess it’s just about the ~summer vibe~ and all that it brings." -Poppongene (Sophie Treloar)

CLICK HERE TO LISTEN/SHARE POPPONGENES NEW SINGLE ESKY

 

 

FERLA SHARES 'IN THE NIGHT' VIDEO ANNOUNCES DOUBLE EP 'GUILT POP / STAY POSI ' OUT MAY 26 + APRIL RESIDENCY AT THE TOTE

Giuliano Ferla — known by his surname, FERLA, like the New Hollywood auteurs — makes smooth, solitary sad-bangers. Cinematic yet small-scale, FERLA could just as easily soundtrack a solo walk home as he could a slow-dance.

FERLA returns with a new video for his sultry power-ballad, 'In The Night'.

This year, we're excited to announce that Our Golden Friend will re-release Guilt Pop alongside FERLA's brand new EP Stay Posi. The double EP will be released digitally worldwide on Friday May 26th 2017.

To celebrate their first anniversary as a band FERLA are doing a Tote front bar residency on Wednesday nights in April. There are sweet support bands, it's free and you should come.

GABRIELLA COHEN REVEALS NEW VIDEO FOR BEACHES & ANNOUNCES UK AND US TOUR DATES

 
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REVEALS NEW VIDEO FOR BEACHES

ANNOUNCES UK LIVE DATES INCLUDING A LONDON SHOW AT THE FORGE ON 24th MAY 2017

ANNOUNCES NORTH AMERICAN TOUR WITH FOXYGEN PLUS SXSW PERFORMANCE

Cohen has announced she will play her first full North American tour alongside Foxygen as well as showcase at South By Southwest in March. She will then head to Europe to play The Great Escape, London Calling Festival, Vida Festival and End of the Road Festival.

The announcement comes off the back of news that Cohen has signed to Brooklyn based label Captured Tracks, sealing a worldwide deal excluding Australia and New Zealand, where she will remain on Dot Dash / Remote Control Records. Gabriella released her debut album, Full Closure And No Details, in the Spring of 2016 and Captured Tracks will be reissuing the LP on March 3, 2017 for the rest of the world.

Cohen is currently working on her second album, having stolen away to a farmhouse in Seymour, Victoria, surrounding herself with natural wonder and homemade granola. Gabriella will soon embark on an international adventure which will take her first to the US and then to Europe, as she determinedly chases perfect weather and perfect vibes.

GABRIELLA COHEN
UPCOMING LIVE SHOWS

26/02 The Curtin Hotel, Melbourne with Big Thief
28/02 - Northcote Social Club, Melbourne with Big Thief
1/03 - Newtown Social Club, Sydney with Big Thief
 2/03 - Melbourne Zoo with The Living End
 3/03 - Taronga Zoo, Sydney with The Living End
10/03 - (Final Headline Show) The Toff, Melbourne
11/03 - A Festival Called Panama, Golconda, Tasmania

US TOUR

13/3 - 19/3- SXSW, Austin TX

^ - w/ Foxygen
3/21 - Richmond, VA @ The National ^
3/22 - Washington, DC @ 9:30 Club ^
3/23 - New York, NY @ Berlin
3/25 - Boston, MA @ Paradise Rock Club ^
3/26 - Philadelphia, PA @ Union Transfer ^
3/28 - Toronto, ON @ Opera House ^
3/30 - Columbus, OH @ Newport Music Hall ^
3/31 - Chicago, IL @ Vic Theatre ^
4/01 - Madison, WI @ Majestic Theatre ^
4/02 - Minneapolis, MN @ First Avenue ^
4/04 - Englewood, CO @ Gothic Theatre ^
4/05 - Salt Lake City, UT @ The State Room ^
4/07 - San Francisco, CA @ The Independent ^
4/08- Los Angeles, CA @ The Fonda Theatre ^
4/11 - Phoenix, AZ @ Crescent Theatre ^
4/13 - Dallas, TX @ Trees ^
4/14 - Austin, TX @ The Mohawk ^
4/15 - Houston, TX @ White Oak Music Hall ^
4/17 - New Orleans, LA @ One Eyed Jacks ^
4/18 - Atlanta, GA @ Terminal West ^
4/19 - Asheville, NC @ The Orange Peel ^
4/20 - Carrboro, NC @ Cat's Cradle ^
4/22 - Brooklyn, NY @ Union Pool

UK / EU TOUR

8/05 - 20/05 - The Great Escape, Brighton UK
26/05 - London Calling Festival, Amsterdam, Holland
29/06 - Vida Festival, Barcelona, Spain
31/08 - End Of The Road Festival, Tollard Royal, UK

 

JADE IMAGINE TO FEATURE ON MILK! RECORDS/BEDROOM SUCK 'SPLIT SINGLES CLUB' RELEASE

 

Milk! Records and Bedroom Suck have just announced their limited run of Split 7" singles: the two labels have teamed up to put out a limited run of singles that will house a favourite band from each roster, and OGF's own Jade Imagine is first up!

From Bedroom Suck/Milk:

Split Singles Club is a limited-edition collection of 7-inch vinyl, each pairing a track from one of Milk!’s favourite Australian artists on one side, with one of Bedroom Suck’s on the other. The idea – spearheaded by Bedroom Suck director Joe Alexander and Milk! co-founder Jen Cloher – was born out of the close familial dynamic each label has with their artists and their local communities. “We wanted to develop a project that encapsulated this family idea and also extended a hand to others,” Joe says. A significant motivating factor in the project, Jen adds, is highlighting the uniquely generous spirit of Melbourne’s music scene, one that’s earning a growing awareness around the world: "I think Split Singles Club is a great reflection of how uncompetitive and collaborative we are in this town.”

Click here for more info!

 

GABRIELLA COHEN SIGNS TO CAPTURED TRACKS

 

LABEL TO REISSUE DEBUT ALBUM FULL CLOSURE AND NO DETAILS ON FRIDAY 3RD MARCH 2017

ALSO PLAYING SXSW AND VIDA FESTIVAL (SPAIN)

Gabriella Cohen is excited to announce that she has signed to Brooklyn based label Captured Tracks for a worldwide deal excluding Australia and New Zealand where she will remain on Dot Dash / Remote Control Records. The Australia-based Cohen released her debut album, Full Closure And No Details, in the Spring of 2016 and the label will be reissuing the LP on March 3, 2017.

Full Closure And No Details drew the attention of Rookie Magazine who calls Cohen a "modern psychedelic prophet who layers drawling vocals, heartache, and healing over a background of Velvet Underground-esque guitar distortion." Elle Magazine placed the album's single 'Sever the Walls' in their 'top tracks of October' list and Brooklyn Vegan said Full Closure And No Details is "an LP full of warm, smokey guitar pop." Most recently Gabriella was included in an NPR piece on the music scene in Melbourne which you can read here

Cohen is scheduled to play this year's SXSW - show details forthcoming - and is currently working on the follow up to Full Closure And No Details inside a farmhouse in Seymour (regional Victoria). When Gabriella leaves the shores of Australia to head to the USA in March she will embark on a worldwide tour which will see her play VIda Festival (Spain) as well more tour and festival dates to be announced soon.

Today Cohen is also happy to share the video for the album track "Downtown" which you can watch here: 

Other videos here: 

"Sever the Wall" - https://youtu.be/Xak02mdztpg

"I Don't Feel So Alive" https://youtu.be/0ixC6jGiuro

GABRIELLA COHEN
UPCOMING AUSTRALIAN LIVE SHOWS


SATURDAY 28 JANUARY
Beechworth Music Festival,
Beechworth, VIC

SUNDAY 5 FEBRUARY
NGV Summer Sundays @
National Gallery Of Victoria, Melbourne

SUNDAY 19 FEBRUARY
Perth Festival, WA
with Warpaint

SUNDAY 26 FEBRUARY
The Curtin Hotel, Melbourne
with Big Thief

TUESDAY 28 FEBRUARY
Northcote Social Club, Melbourne
with Big Thief

WEDNESDAY 1 MARCH
Newtown Social Club, Sydney
with Big Thief

THURSDAY 2 MARCH
Melbourne Zoo
with The Living End

FRIDAY 3 MARCH
Taronga Zoo, Sydney
with The Living End

FRIDAY 10 MARCH
A Festival Called Panama
Golconda, Tasmania

 

 

 

JESS RIBEIRO ANNOUNCES FEBRUARY PARLOUR TOUR

 

Melbourne's Jess Ribeiro is excited to announce that she will be bringing her solo songs to living rooms and backyards across Australia. Presented by the much-loved Parlour Gigs, Jess is available to book to play an intimate solo set for you and yours, private and invite-only, from February 2-26, in South AustraliaVictoria,  New South Wales and Queensland.

Jess Ribeiro’s songs are cinematic in scope: it’s music that travels, across deserts like a Western, through city streets like Film Noir. Narrative and poetic, Ribeiro’s lyrics are rhythmic and evocative, conjuring images that are dimly-lit, but nonetheless electric. Rendered in the stunning intimacy of a living-room or backyard show, these songs will feel all the more immediate and affecting.

Jess’s debut album Kill It Yourself (August 2015, Barely Dressed/Remote Control) was produced by Mick Harvey, a founding member of The Birthday Party and Nick Cave and the Bad Seeds, whose production for PJ Harvey drew Ribeiro’s attention and admiration.

Preparing to record the follow up to Kill It YourselfJess will be playing new songs from her upcoming album, alongside favourites from previous releases. These intimate will be the final opportunity to see Jess play in Australia before she disappears overseas to record.
 

CLICK HERE TO BOOK JESS RIBEIRO
TO PLAY A SHOW AT YOUR PLACE

 

JADE IMAGINE ANNOUNCES FEBRUARY RESIDENCY AT THE TOTE FRONT BAR (MELBOURNE) DEBUT EP WHAT THE FUCK WAS I THINKING OUT IN APRIL 2017 VIA MILK! RECORDS

 

jade imagine is a four piece band based out of Melbourne, Australia lead by singer, songwriter and general good vibe bringer Jade McInally (formally a member of Teeth & Tongue and currently plays with Jess Ribeiro). Today Jade Imagine are stoked to announce a month long residency in February at The Tote front bar in Melbourne.

Jade along with bandmates Tim Harvey (Emma Louise, Real Feelings), Liam 'Snowy' Halliwell (The Ocean Party, Ciggie Witch) and Jen 'Sholaki' Sholakis (East Brunswick All Girls Choir, Jen Cloher) will play classic afternoon sets each Sunday in February. Filling support duties during the residency is a swag of Melbourne's finest local acts including Suss Cunts, No Local, Coastbuster, Leah Senior, Crepes, Emma Russack, Great Outdoors and Dianas.

RSVP to the Facebook event here: https://www.facebook.com/events/604040093129205/

At the very tail end of 2016 Jade Imagine shared newest single 'Walking Around' lifted from her debut EP What The Fuck Was I Thinking which is set to be released by MIlk! Records in April 2017. 'Walking Around' was written & recorded by Jade with help from good mate Tim Harvey (Emma Louise, Real Feelings) on production and mixing duties. 

CLICK BELOW TO LISTEN/SHARE JADE IMAGINE 'WALKIN' AROUND'

UPCOMING LIVE SHOWS

MONDAY 16 JANUARY

Monday Night Mass @ Northcote Social Club, Melbourne

with Teeth & Tongue & Astral Skulls

FRIDAY 20 JANUARY

Purple Hen Winery, Phillip Island, Victoria

with Simon Curphy

FRIDAY 27 JANUARY

The Tote, Melbourne 

with Mike Noga + Witch Hats

SUNDAY 5 FEBRUARY

JADE IMAGINE SUNDAY AFTERNOON RESIDENCY

The Tote, Melbourne

with No Local + Suss Cunts

TUESDAY 7 FEBRUARY

Tom Tom Tuesdays @ Howler, Melbourne

with  Shoshana Rosenberg (SA) and Face Face

SUNDAY 12 FEBRUARY

JADE IMAGINE SUNDAY AFTERNOON RESIDENCY

The Tote, Melbourne

with Coastbusters + Leah Senior

SATURDAY 17 FEBRUARY

The Old Bar, Melbourne

with The Baudelaires & Sunbeam Sound Machine

SUNDAY 19 FEBRUARY

JADE IMAGINE SUNDAY AFTERNOON RESIDENCY

The Tote, Melbourne

with Emma Russack + Crepes

SUNDAY 26 FEBRUARY

JADE IMAGINE SUNDAY AFTERNOON RESIDENCY

The Tote, Melbourne

with Great Outdoors + Dianas

 

What The Fuck Was I Thinking EP

1. Stay Awake

2. You & I

3. God Is A Crown

4. Esteem

5. Walkin' Around

6. Tell Her She's Dreamin'

 

POPPONGENE ANNOUNCES JANUARY RESIDENCY AT THE GASO UPSTAIRS (MELBOURNE) + SUPPORTING WEYES BLOOD AT NORTHCOTE SOCIAL CLUB FRIDAY 20TH JANUARY

 
Photo by Lochy Funston

Photo by Lochy Funston

Our favourite beautiful babe from the hills POPPONGENE is excited to share the news that she'll be holding fort upstairs at The Gasometer Hotel in Melbourne for a residency in the month of January 2017. Every Wednesday in January, POPPONGENE will bring her brand of devotional dream-pop to The Gaso Upstairs. The solo project of artist and musician Sophie Treloar (also of Melbourne outfit Sunbeam Sound Machine) POPPONGENE’s music is laconic and hypnotic, sun-soaked and lush, recalling the rainforests that surround her Belgrave home, and the beaches of her native Byron Bay.

Debut single 'Do It Girl' is self-affirming and aspirational, described by 3RRR’s Simon Winkler as an “absorbing psychedelic adventure”. Along with the heavy-lidded new single 'Belgravey', these are the first tastes of POPPONGENE’s upcoming EP, to be released in 2017. To usher in the new year, POPPONGENE and her band will soundtrack midsummer Wednesday nights, accompanied each week by a host of Melbourne’s finest friends, including label-mates 808s and Greatest Hits and Melbourne mainstays Great Outdoors, Way Dynamic, Doona Waves, Real Feelings, Baby Blue, The Baudlaires & Ali E all equipped to turn the Gaso into an upstairs oasis.

POPPONGENE's debut 7" double A-side vinyl featuring 'Do It Girl' & 'Belgravey' is available for pre-order via Bandcamp right now.

In other exciting news for POPPONGENE she has been announced as the opening support for Weyes Blood, the songwriting project of California's Natalie Mering, who channels the uneasy listening vibes of the lost voices of Laurel Canyon. Weyes Blood will play her only Melbourne headline show while in Australia for the Sugar Mountain Festival at the Northcote Social Club on Friday 20th January with support from the incredible Lost Animal & our girl POPPONGENE.

 

JADE IMAGINE SHARES NEW SINGLE 'WALKIN' AROUND' ANNOUNCES MELBOURNE SINGLE LAUNCH SHOW DEBUT EP WHAT THE FUCK WAS I THINKING OUT IN MARCH 2017 VIA MILK! RECORDS

 

jade imagine is the solo musical project of Melbourne based musician Jade McInally. Jade has been an instrumental part of the Australian music scene for quite a few years, first in her own band TANTRUMS.More recently Jade was a touring member of Melbourne outfit Teeth & Tongue and plays bass in Jess Riberio's live band. 

Today Jade shares her new single 'Walkin' Around' which received it's worldwide radio premiere on Melbourne's 3RRR during Breaking & Entering hosted by Simon Winkler & Lauren Taylor yesterday afternoon. 'Walkin' Around' is the second single lifted from Jade's debut EP What The Fuck Was I Thinking which is set to be released by Courtney Barnett's Milk! Records in March 2017. The track also features on a limited edition 7" Double A side vinyl release which is available via Our Golden Friend, there's only four copies left which are available via bandcamp right here.

'Walking Around' was written & recorded by Jade with help from good mate Tim Harvey on production and mixing duties. To celebrate the release of her new single Jade will be playing a very special single launch show at Vinyl. a record store in Melbourne next Friday 16th of December. She'll be joined by great mates Loose Tooth and local legends Baby Blue bringing together a killer line up of bands for the celebration. It's a nice early show too with bands kicking off from 6:30pm so if you happen to find yourself in the general Fitzroy area next Friday night pop by for a good time.

Here's a facebook event if you're into that kind of thing: https://www.facebook.com/events/1479348852095305/
Big Love,

Our Golden Friend
xo

 

JADE IMAGINE SHARES NEW VIDEO FOR 'STAY AWAKE' VIA IMPOSE MAGAZINE, DEBUT EP OUT IN MARCH 2017 VIA MILK! RECORDS

 
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jade imagine is the brand new musical project of Melbourne based musician Jade McInally. Jade has been kicking around the Melbourne music scene for a bit, first in her own band TANTRUMS. More recently Jade was a touring member of Melbourne outfit Teeth & Tongue and plays bass in Jess Riberio's live band. 

Today Jade is excited to share the brand new video for her first single 'Stay Awake' which was premiered via US based publication IMPOSE Magazine'Stay Awake' is the first single lifted from Jade's debut EP which is set to be released by Courtney Barnett's Milk! Records in March 2017. The track also features on a limited edition 7" Double A side vinyl release which is available via Our Golden Friend, there's only six copies left which are available via bandcamp right here.

WATCH JADE IMAGINE 'STAY AWAKE' BELOW

'Stay Awake' was written & recorded by Jade with help from good mate Dave Mudie (Courtney Barnett) on production and mixing duties. Tonight Jade heads north playing her first ever Sydney show at Waywards in Newtown on stage at 11:15pm. If you're in that neck of the woods we recommend you get down there has her live show is something not to be missed!

Big Love,

Our Golden Friend
xo