UK post-punk provocateurs The Pop Group have announced the release of album #4 and their first since 1980, Citizen Zombie. Produced by mega-fan Paul Epworth (Adele, Bloc Party, Florence) ‘Zombie continues the thread of TPG’s fusion of free-jazz, funk, dub and punk rock energy. Check first taste Mad Truth here – the video directed by acclaimed by Italian directory and actress Asia Argento – and check in on the Australian tour dates here.
What a summer of shows we are having. First Xylouris White kicked goals aplenty scoring an aggregate 4.5 stars from both the Guardian and SMH, while the demand for tickets in Melbourne resulted in a 2nd sold-out show. Next: Ed Kuepper had the faithful in a lather when he appeared for the fist time with a string-quartet, occasional brass and percussion for a special trawl through his back catalogue. Continue reading
Neneh Cherry’s influence on music of the last twenty years has been profound, from Massive Attack to Lorde and many other in-between – but who does Neneh like? Why Poly Styrene of course! The first woman of UK punk and the front person for the legendary X-Ray-Spex. Continue reading
Ticket for the Sydney show by US art-rockers Spoon have completely sold-out. Spoon’s performance the Perth International Arts Festival have also sold-out leaving just Melbourne and Brisbane as your only remaining options. On behalf of Spoon we thank you for your support. See you at the shows!