The Laurels have switched-up their sound and they’re taking it on the road.
A heap of local acts will be supporting some big name internationals
Sydney’s free Newtown Festival is ready to celebrate ‘Newtopia’ this November, and has announced its 2015 lineup packing the likes of Sydney five-piece Jinja Safari (pictured), local shoegazers The Laurels and singer-songwriter Steve Smyth. Also named on this year’s Newtown Festival lineup are psych-rock outfit The Walking Who, fellow rockers The Cops, Sydney’s Spookyland, singer-songwriter
Neo-psych rockers and veterans of the Aus live music scene The Laurels are making their long-awaited return after their delicious 2012 debut album Plains, with a new single Zodiac K, and the news of a co-headline tour with Pond frontman and former Tame Impala bassist Nicholas Allbrook. Having spent the years since Plains in proper
Sydney is the proud recipient of a brand new music festival. Dubbed ‘Volumes’, the inaugural event will offer up a diverse showcase of over 35 Australian artists, set across three premier live music venues in the cultural heart of the city. Featuring buzzed-about homegrown acts such as Jack Ladder & The Dreamlanders, Sydney’s Step-Panther and
Another day, another Gizzfest announcement. This time around, Sydneysiders are getting in on the action, with details announced for the Sydney leg of King Gizzard & The Lizard Wizard‘s newly-created festival, launched in preparation for the band’s next album, Quarters. Sydney’s Gizzfest shenanigans will take place at The Factory Theatre, with multiple stages playing hosts
The popular Surry Hills Festival is set for a triumphant 2014 return and organisers have now announced the music lineup for the September 27th event, headed by one-man disco machine Donny Benét and Sydney rock outfit The Laurels. Also making the first lineup announcement are local solo singer-songwriter SpookyLand, electro-pop duo Tales In Space, a
The full lineup for Illawarra’s first annual boutique music and arts festival, The Farmer & The Owl, has been announced, offering antipodean music fans the chance to see an epic lineup including The Drones, Dappled Cities, The Laurels, Glass Towers, Surf City and many, many more! Set to take over the University of Wollongong on
The Farmer & The Owl, a new one-day festival event presented by Yours & Owls in collaboration with Music Farmers, has made its second lineup announcement. Set to be staged at Wollongong University on 23rd November, the inaugural Farmer & The Owl lineup now included Sydney rockers The Laurels, Byron Bay’s Glass Towers, as well
The Australian leg of the Converse Get Loud live series has finished up, leaving us with thumping hangovers, hazy memories of crazy gigs and, now, a wild wrap-up video. Over the past few months, some of the most most buzzworthy talent from Australia and OS spread across the country for a run of shows at
Sydney’s inaugural At First Sight festival launched at Carriageworks in Sydney on Saturday, pulling in an array of music fans and seemingly every vinyl lover – be they mild enthusiast or feverish addict – to throw their support behind independent record stores. Though the enormous record fair was certainly a main attraction, the live music
Sydney venue Carriageworks has just announced that it will play host to At First Sight a new one day music event, which includes live performances from an illustrious list of indie bands and djs as well as a record fair populated by Sydney’s best independent record stores, labels and private dealers. The lineup of live
This June Converse will launch their Get Loud music series throughout Australia and New Zealand, with each show featuring its own unique lineup, with acts such as The King Khan & BBQ Show, DZ Deathrays, The Laurels, Millions, Palms and Drunk Mums all signed on. The 6-date series will travel through most Australia capital cities
Australian record label Rice is Nice has announced their latest signing: Sydney quartet The Laurels.
In my opinion The Laurels are one of those Sydney bands that have got oodles of chutzpa, they stick to their sound, confident in their own ability. Having debuted their live show almost six years ago, we can finally get our mits on their first EP Mesozoic. The question is how do they manage time
The Dreamy, psychedelic Austin reverb masters Black Angels are a band that seemed to have existed on the fringes of alternative success for a while now. Their first album Passover is a cracker, Directions to see a Ghost follows in similar footing and, to put it simply, Phosphine Dream rules. Slowly yet surely they’ve made