The Murlocs have spent the last three years creating and crafting their own blown-out, pungent distorted brand of soulful RnB. After several delays and setbacks the band have released their debut LP Loopholes TODAY via Flightless / Remote Control Records.
Listen to the album’s third single ‘Paranoid Joy’ here:
THE MURLOCS - LOOPHOLES
1. Control Freak 2. Save Me Now 3. Paranoid Joy 4. Lonely Clown 5. Space Cadet 6. Evolve and Absorb 7. Rattle The Chain 8. Serial Imposter 9. Jukebox 10. Loopholes
The band will celebrate the release of their debut album by hitting the road this month and playing a three date East Coast Tour which will see them hitting up Brisbane, Sydney & Melbourne.
THE MURLOCS LOOPHOLES EAST COAST TOUR
THURSDAY APRIL 17
Black Bear Lodge, Brisbane QLD
w/ Babe Rainbow & Junkyard Diamonds
SATURDAY APRIL 19
Factory Floor, Sydney NSW
w/ Spirit Valley & Julia, Why?
FRIDAY APRIL 25
Howler, Melbourne VIC
w/ Teeth & Tongue, The Frowning Clouds, DD Dumbo
The Murlocs – out today via Flightless / Remote Control Records
In addition to this, Barnett’s ‘The Double EP: A Sea Of Split Peas’ is being released physically for the first time in North America today onMom + Pop Music.
To celebrate this weekend’s Record Store Day, Barnett’s limited edition hand-drawn zine ‘A View To A Gig’ will be available in selected independent record stores in Australia so make sure you head down to snatch one up and support your local record store!!!
Courtney Barnett - The Double EP: A Sea of Split Peas is out now via Milk! / Remote Control Records
The first performance took place at Basement Discs in the city in Melbourne during the day underground to a keen crowd.
The band then performed at Northside Records on Gertrude St in Collingwood to an extremely packed crowd inside and outside of the store. Such a fantastic way to celebrate one of the most incredible and electrifying albums around. The energy was contagious.
Saskwatch’s ‘Nose Dive’ is out now via Northside Records / Remote Control Records
Our pals Sunbeam Sound Machine are going from strength to strength after having played their debut Sydney show a few weeks ago, the band have been announced as the main support for Cults when they play their Groovin The Moo sideshow at the Corner Hotel on Wednesday 30th of April!
In addition to this the band have signed with Artist Voice. For all booking enquiries for Australia, New Zeland & Asia can now be directed to Rebecca Young at firstname.lastname@example.org
Tickets can be purchased here through the Corner Hotel for the Cults show.
The band’s sophomore album ‘Nose Dive‘ is out today!!
The Melbourne 9-piece return after 2012′s acclaimed ‘Leave It All Behind’ to bring a richer and more diverse record. The album title serves as a commentary on lifes highs and lows which mirrors the themes that are explored on the record. ‘Nose Dive’ captures the energy and punch of the band’s live performances whilst every note, brass lick and word is considered and delivered with confident perfection.
Watch the video for the first single ‘Born To Break Your Heart‘:
In celebration of the album release, the band are heading out on a National Tour that will kick off with two FREE LIVE PERFORMANCES in their hometown of melbourne.
The first will be at 12:45pm at Basement Discs in Block Arcade in the CBD where the band will preview ‘Nose Dive’.
The second will take place at Northside Records in Fitzroy at 7pm with a full length live show followed by a meet & greet and after party.
Saskwatch - Nose Dive 1. Give Me A Reason
2. You Don’t Have To Wait
3. Left Me To Die
4. Born To Break Your Heart
5. Keep Me In Mind
6. Call Your Name
8. Is It True?
9. A Love Divine
10. Tomorrow’s Promises
11. Now That We’re Alone
Watch the band cover Jagwar Ma on Triple J’s Like A Version:
triple j, Spotify, Remote Control, Northside Records & Select Music Present SASKWATCH
NOSE DIVE NATIONAL ALBUM TOUR + ADDITIONAL SHOW & FESTIVAL APPEARANCES TICKETS ON SALE NOW
TUESDAY APRIL 15 Live instore performance at Basement Discs Block Arcade, Melbourne CBD
12:45PM - FREE EVENT
TUESDAY APRIL 15 Live full length performance at Northside Records
Fitzroy, Melbourne, VIC
7:00PM - FREE EVENT