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The Cactus Channel Get Creepy In New Music Video ‘Wooden Boy (Part 3)’

Written by Mike Hohnen on August 28, 2013

The small crowd of Melbourne musicians known as The Cactus Channel have released the visual component of their latest single Wooden Boy (Part 3) and announced an extensive run of national tour dates in support of the track.

Featuring the animation stylings of renowned comic artist Ben Montero, Wooden Boy (Part 3) will have you on edge from the get-go as the creepy scenes begun to unfold. Set in an city populated by creepy crawlies and machines, Wooden Boy (Part 3) is minimal but daunting and overall thoroughly entertaining.

The track is set to become a fan-favourite off the band’s upcoming album, Wooden Boy, which will be released next Monday, 2nd September. Followers of The Cactus Channel already have a solid idea what to expect with the release following on from 2012’s critically acclaimed full-length debut Haptics. The swing, the horns, and the oomph have all made the jump between records for the cinematic instrumental funk outfit.

You can be sure those elements will be loud and clear at the below shows, the perfect excuse to get your groove on. Tickets available now via

Watch: The Cactus Channel – Wooden Boy (Part 3)

The Cactus Channel Wooden Boy Australian Tour

Thursday, 5th September
NSC, Melbourne
w/ The Putbacks, The Seven UPS and DJ Chris Gill

Friday, 6th September
NSC, Melbourne
w/ Sex on Toast, The Do Yo Thangs and DJ Manchild

Sunday, 29th September
Wave Rock, Western Australia

Friday, 4th October
Blue Beat, Sydney

Thursday, 10th October
Coolangatta Hotel, Coolangatta

Saturday, 12th October
Black Bear, Brisbane

Friday, 18th October
The Loft, Warrnambool

Saturday, 19th October
Rocket, Adelaide

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