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LANEOUS & THE FAMILY YAH

GATHER ROUND Y’ALL

Laneous & The Family Yah are back with another atypical single in My Care To You, a track combining worldliness and charm like only they can. The West End poster childs head up The Pink Dove Show IV, happening at The Motor Room, 13 Jun, also featuring MKO – who’ll be launching her emotional new track Daffodils – Vulture Street Tape Gang, The Melotonins and Bankrupt Billionaires.

SPARKS WILL FLY

Will Sparks is now a legitimate EDM phenomenon, and the young Melbourne producer is excited to get our arses shaking once more. Catch him Sunday at The Met for their Neon Paint Party, or the same night down on the GC at Platinum Nightclub.

DOWN AND DIRTY

LARGER THAN LIFE

Charismatic UK urban artist Tinie Tempah will be getting the party started like only he knows how in Australia this month! The Londoner is dynamite in the live arena and will no doubt be jacked up on adrenalin after competing in the epic Gumball Rally, setting the stage perfectly for a hella fun evening. Catch him 27 Jun, The Met.

THE AMAZING RACE

Dragging his blues kicking and screaming through the darkness, passionate crooner Hugo Race continues to blow minds by converging the style with folk, electronica and other experimentalism. He’s back from Europe and will headline at Junk Bar, 26 Jul and Brisbane Powerhouse, 27 Jul (afternoon), playing tracks off his latest EP Orphans.

“THE INTERNET SURE MAKES IT CONVENIENT TO BE OFFENDED BY EVERYTHING.”

This bill calls for some road trippin’ adventures! Mazstock is back again at Lismore City Bowling Club, 14 Jun, with a decorated list of miscreants including SixFtHick, Hits, Raygun Mortlock, Public Execution, Hell Crab City, Fat Slug, WWXXXIV, Substation, Ironside, Anti-Bodies, Dirty F Holes, 6th Floor, Lonny, Protestors Fall and Birdbrain. The riffs ring out from noon, with tix $20 on the door.

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SPREAD IT ON

L-FRESH THE LION

ROAR POWER

Remi’s debut Raw x Infinity is dropping this Friday, and it’s set to be one of the most essential Oz hip hop releases of the year. Speaking of which, the man is launching the album with Sensible J x Dutch 17 Jul, Solbar, Maroochydore; 18 Jul, Coniston Lane; and 19 Jul, The Brewery, Byron Bay, and he’s just announced supports, with L-FRESH the LION spreading the message at all dates, while emerging GC name Bates will play the two Queensland gigs. All shows proudly presented by The Music.

The sixth annual Jam’n’Beats festival hits Club Greenslopes, 28 Jun, with a weird and wonderful line-up featuring Chocolate Strings, Schoolfight, The Mouldy Lovers, Fat Picnic, AndyDub, Kudos, Jesswah, Vaguely Human, Kolorsol, The Ben Eaton Trio, Velvet 11, The Basement Hustle, Scott Wings, For The Animals, The Rocket Sox, Un Dia Antes, Caliope and Speakajoy, plus art, markets, burlesque and more. Kick-off 2pm; door tix $20.

ON THE UP BEAT

Local noiseniks Tape/Off have finally hammered together a full-length album! Chipper sounds like the beating heart of Brisbane’s DIY scene – an abrasive, rampant record that staggers the streets in total control, and you can hear this new collection live when the quartet squeeze into Tym Guitars, 15 Jun with Freak Wave, before they play the Sonic Masala Fest, 21 Jun.

REYNE DOWN ON US

After his first show sold out in a flash, James Reyne has decided to treat Brisbane to a second serving of Australian Crawl classics when his all-Crawl show The Crawl Files Live comes to Eatons Hill Hotel, 8 Aug. Don’t miss this rare opportunity to revisit some of our country’s most revered hits – tix on sale now.

NOTHING TO LOSE

Animal Kingdom Director David Michôd will be attending an exclusive Q&A session at Dendy Cinemas Portside on Tuesday, following the screening of his latest film The Rover. The film tells the story of a hardened, ruthless ex-soldier (Guy Pearce) and his accomplice (Robert Pattinson) travelling through Australia as he tracks down the men who stole his only possession.

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The Music (Brisbane) Issue #41  
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