Rehearsals for The Aints have begun! Ed Kuepper, Sunnyboys Peter Oxley and Alister Spence and Paul Larsen (The Celibate Rifles / The New Christs) will be joined by a 3-piece brass section for all shows while Herr Kuepper his self will be working with the (Tym) Club 76 guitar pedal custom designed by the amazing Tyms Guitars, Brisbane. Says Ed “The Tym Club 76 pedal is a beautiful sounding reverse engineered version of my fairly unique first run MXR Distortion plus pedal from 1974. It sounds the same … the real deal.”Continue reading
Meantime the Ed Kuepper Solo & By Request shows are making some noise of their own with two sold-out shows in Nambour prompting a third & final show on the afternoon of Saturday August 12th August. Bellingen too is on the move with Saturday 19th August sold-out – a second show on the afternoon of August 20th has been added there.Continue reading
We’re not generally prone to falling for sensationalist headlines but in this instance … “I take no satisfaction in any American going hungry. Knowing that a lot of the people who voted for Trump might face grim challenges because of this kick-ass conservative belt-tightening, it is of no interest to me to remind them what they signed up for. All I can think about is an elderly person being hungry and frightened, and it makes me sick.” Read the full Henry think-piece here.