UNO Danceclub and Deakin Juggernauts are partnering up and are bringing Roland Tings for a boiler room beer garden set to help kick off DIS-O-Week and the Annual Juggernauts Back to School Party.
Bendigo three-piece Fountaineer have been hard at work on their debut album, and have previously shared bills with the likes of Gang Of Youths and Middle Kids, as well as performing at 2016’s BIGSOUND. Forte chat to Fountaineer’s Anthony White ahead of their album launch.
Indie-pop chameleon Georgia Fields and live-looping wunderkind Phia are hitting the road for their Sky and Sea Tour, as they re-imagine songs from Fields’ Astral Debris and Phia’s The Ocean of Everything albums. Ahead of their tour, Forté got the two lovely girls to interview each other.
The New Savages are one of the hardest working bands in Melbourne. Comprising Milan Milutinovic’s deep southern drawl that’ll remind of you of Tom Waits, their new EP Baby Don’t Lay Lonesome, is full of bluesy guitar riffs complimented by Nathan Power’s drumming which will definitely satisfy your hunger for some down low blues.
They were dubbed ‘The most improbable popstars, from the most unexpected place,’ but forty years after performing their debut single, ‘Teenage Kicks’, on Britain’s Top of the Pops, Northern Ireland’s answer to punk and new wave the Undertones, are winging their way to us for the very first time.
Julien Baker has become renowned for her harrowingly raw autobiographical lyrics, detailing personal struggles she has endured. Her sound combines her striking vocals paired with mellifluous guitar melodies, resulting in earnestly awe-inspiring sad songs which has earned her a massive following across the globe.
You may well have heard about Grace Shaw, known in the music world as Mallrat. The Brisbane-based “Hannah Montana of the rap game” released the EP Uninvited last year and was soon at the top of the list on music blogs and radio.
After playing over 200 shows in two years, it was fairly understandable when Japandroids announced they where having a break at the end of 2013. Now being back on the scene for over two years and selling out shows worldwide, it seems that the two-piece Canadian punk rock band aren’t planning on slowing down again any time soon.
Singer-songwriter Kim Churchill has dropped a string of announcements this morning, with the news that he’s not only got a new album and a new single, but is also embarking on a massive national tour later this year.