Posts tagged australia
Tame Impala: Summer Tour and SoundBite’s Top Five Tracks

Psychedelic group, Tame Impala from Perth, Australia was created by frontman Kevin Parker in 2007. Kevin Parker produces, writes, and arranges most of the group’s songs himself. He posted a few tracks onto MySpace and was noticed by several record labels. Soon, he added touring musicians to the group to help with live shows. They went on to release their debut self titled EP which earned a number one spot on the Australian Independent Record Labels’ chart.

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King Gizzard and The Lizard Wizard tear the roof off of Republic New Orleans

Punk rock and neo-psychedelia clash beautifully in the magical wizard-y ways of King Gizzard and the Lizard Wizard.  The Australian seven piece band is an absolute riot, and their shows are as well. At their sold out show at the Republic New Orleans, moshing was not only allowed but very encouraged. Their set was filled with shreddy guitar riffs solos and high caliber drum beats, not a person in the venue wasn’t banging their head to the music.

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King Gizzard & the Lizard Wizard Don't Do Encores and We Are Not Worthy

Maybe there’s something in the water or just maybe Australia is secretly one big talented musician factory disguising itself as a country, but we have AC/DC, Tame Impala, Courtney Barnett, The Avalanches, Nick Cave, Wolfmother, and so many more to thank the down-under for. Aside from our cringeworthy, annoying, and slightly offensive Australian accents (I am so sorry), us Americans really do love Australia and appreciate all of the great music native to the fantastic country. And now, many more Americans find themselves thanking Australia once again for King Gizzard and the Lizard Wizard!

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The Living End -- Aussie Invasion

Melbourne, Victoria (AUS) based punk legends, The Living End, are back in the USA, delivering gritty sounds, explosive energy, and driving beats. While on the tail end of their tour, we caught up with them in Denver, CO, playing The Marquis Theater.

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Sylvan Esso and Middle Kids stimulating performance at BRIC Celebrate Brooklyn

Sydney's Middle Kids opened the show for Sylvan Esso in Brooklyn, New York. BRIC Celebrate Brooklyn hosts an array of summer concerts with diverse musical acts. Middle Kids enchanted audiences with their abundant stage presence and euphoric Indie Pop melodies. Their elated tracks attract listeners with their delightful hooks and swift vocals. The band members are Hannah Joy, lead singer, Tim Fitz, guitarist, and Harry Day, drummer. Middle Kids are currently on their United States tour, visit their Facebook page and website for more information.

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