Originally published on Alt Media
Leah Flanagan: Tonight in her hometown, a songwriter with Venetian, Aboriginal and Irish heritage, Leah Flanagan draws deep from a fascinating historical, geographical and cultural mix to launch her latest single 'Chills'.
Thu, Jul 21, Midnight Special
Alice Night: With rave reviews comparing Night to her idols Björk, Lorde and Ladyhawke along with her abstract take on live performances (which often feature artistic, theatrical, or performance elements) this will be a set of enchanting shows not to be missed as she launches her debut album.
Thu, Jul 21, Oxford Circus
Motioner: This Sydney local creates beautifully intricate soundscapes that hook you in and take you on an aural journey as he celebrates the release of his debut album Black Wave.
Sat, Jul 23, Oxford Art Factory
The Comfort: This Brisbane alternative rock duo have so far only given us a taste of what to expect from their upcoming EP, Love, thanks to single 'Everstone'. Now with a new, tighter two-man format the duo is on the verge of exploding into the forefront of our minds.
Sun, Jul 24, Bald Faced Stag
Fiddes vs Tinkler: Celebrated trumpeter Scott Tinkler and composer Andy Fiddes have teamed up with Australia’s leading jazz orchestra to create a superb new album for Rattle Jazz. Further affirming its artistic mission, the Sydney-based Jazzgroove Mothership Orchestra has produced a recording that highlights the exceptional depth and breadth of talent at the cutting edge of the Australian jazz scene, a work of great quality and nuance which you can join in celebrating the release of this week.
Mon, Jul 25, Foundry 616
The Kills: Jamie Hince and Alison Mosshart return to Australia this winter in support of their fifth album, Ash & Ice. This will mark the pair's first visit in five years following overwhelming demand.
Tue, Jul 26, Enmore Theatre
Kuren: After acquiring an obsession for music production through a YouTube tutorial and a free trial of FL studio, Kuren was pitted as one of Triple J Unearthed’s 2015 Five New Indigenous Artists You Need To Hear. Since then, 2016 has been nothing but an upward swing with the 18-year-old being pegged as the Unearthed Featured Artists and working alongside the likes of Ta-Ku, Rudimental, Peking Duk and What So Not.
Wed, Jul 27, World Bar
Aviida: Husband and wife duo Clay Darius and Paula Parore are best known and remembered from The Voice Australia's 2015 season. They have been recording their debut EP and playing live gigs across Australia and are now ready to debut the record live this week.
Wed, Jul 27, The Basement