Sunshine Coast Music News, Jan 17 2017
Wooo! Already half-way through the first month of the new year, and we're being bombarded with music news on the Coast. First things first - this week check out - On Friday night up at The V Room catch The Hunted Crows, Fight Ibis, Magenta Voyeur, The Quakers, and Lost Worlds. At Solbar, the trio of In2nation, Yamini and Dosed, up at Cafe Le Monde get funkay with The Brains Trust, and for you old school Oz Rock/Punk lovers, head to The Shed at Aussie World for The Radiators.
Saturday, the Pierce Brothers are back in town to play Solbar with Little Georgia, and Doc Span & Barry Charles team up for an epic Imperial Hotel session. All that and more. Just check the Gigs page for details.
Punkers Not To Regret just recently announced their first headline show at Solbar coming up in February (they'll be joined by Fight Ibis and Ill Eagles). They'll also be joining the Monsoon Rock Festival in March (which is headlined by Regurgitator, King Parrot, and Frenzal Rhomb), before going into a well-deserved break.
We also noticed indie/noise/post-rockers Hope Springs are going on hiatus. The band has experienced plenty of ups and downs in their career (as a lot of bands do), but you gotta give props to a band that managed to keep pushing through, with some awesome shows/supports and a few releases (including getting their last onto vinyl). Hats off to the Lee brothers. Here's to you, Hope Springs.
Just yesterday we posted a Q & A with alt/folk outfit, TOWN. We've been watching their progress over the last 12 months, and they're on our list of bands to watch this year. They'll be playing the next A Set Adrift on February 11 (tickets selling fast, too). You can read that interview here.
Looks like we've got some new releases coming our way in the next month as well, including a brand new film clip from Bearfoot (this Friday), Dead Kelly's second full length (due online Jan 26), Kudos' new EP 'Give' (due Feb 3rd), and rumour has it that The Perries have got something up there sleeve too. Also keep an eye out for an album from All Strings Attached, new Transvaal Diamond Syndicate, and a special shout out to Carl Wockner (now based in the US) who released his new EP 'Life in Color' (he's even adopted the US spelling) last week, and has already hit #2 in the Americana Country charts in iTunes. Nice work, Wockers!