Brissie gal Lili Kendall is running hot at the moment. Earlier in the year she represented Australia at Canadian Music Week, while fresh off the shelf she became the only Aussie to win first place in NY’s UNSIGNED ONLY song competition for her track ‘Move’.
Just how popular is Bonjah? A quick look at their website should tell you. The band has been on the road for a little while now and they have been selling out shows from Adelaide to Tasmania. The reason for such a successful tour is for a couple of reasons.
Often the band in question says it better than anyone: “Shoulder to shoulder you stand in the crowd. Facing the stage, its dark, blue and white beams of light are dashing up, down and side to side, fog is filling the stage, everyone starts chanting the band’s name.
REMINDER: A punk band talking about butterflies? Who knows how deep their lepidopterology runs, and who cares. Tassie punks Captives have been on the road since August in support of EP Butterflies, Diamonds & Lightning. It’s the band’s second effort, following their cracking 2013 debut which received a ton of great press. The Eastern, Ballarat – October 3.
REMINDER: Hot rods and rock music once again come together in perfect harmony in 2014’s instalment of Chopped. The three-day festival is a celebration of pre-1965 style custom cars and bobber and chopper motorcycles. It also hosts one hell of a music line-up with bands including Cosmic Psychos, Intoxica, King Salami & The Cumberland 3, Papa Pilko & The Bin Rats and Mesa Cosa performing. Newstead – October 3, 4 & 5.
The Waifs sang of being in London, and perhaps now Kyle Taylor will follow suit. The local songman has shared a bit of time with Forte over the journey, and we’ve always been all too pleased when he has. However, there comes a time in every musician’s life when they look for bigger opportunities.
Who’s the surf-guitar-one-man-wolf-curiosity? Lightning Tape Wolf. Damn right. Lightning Tape Wolf is Dylan Herkes. Dylan Herkes is Lightning Tape Wolf. Where one starts and the other begins is anyone’s guess. If you are out of the loop, LTW is the latest incarnation of ‘The Mysterious Tape Man’.