Melbourne musician Lawrence Greenwood, better known as Whitley, has called upon Australian music fans to pour greater support into the local scene to help battling Aussie musicians and venues, rather than bolster the music festival industry. In a lengthy post published on the musician’s Facebook over the weekend, Whitley detailed aspects of his own career
Australian artist Whitley has slammed radio station Triple J for its narrow-minded playlist, saying that it has failed as a tax-payer funded station. The statement, made via his Facebook page, comes after a Fairfax report was published, claiming musicians were altering their sound to suit Triple J. “JJJ has an excruciatingly narrow-minded playlist that caters
Having spread the good word with his Even The Stars Are A Mess album tour, Whitley is gearing up to do it all over again. Leaving no stone unturned, Whitley has locked in a massive 23-date run of shows including stop-offs for A Day On The Green. Already, the album is being considered Whitley’s finest
Lawrence Greenwood is a fascinating contradiction. Performing as Whitley since 2006, Greenwood has been celebrated for his self-aware songwriting: pensive but not pretentious, honest but not earnest, all the while retaining a knack for earworm-y melody and layered arrangement. Yet, on stage, he’s a far cry from the sensitive singer-songwriter stereotype. Greenwood is cantankerous. He’s
Three years after he moved to London, retired the pseudonym of Whitley and became plain old Lawrence Greenwood, the musician behind 2007’s The Submarine and 2010’s Go Forth, Find Mammoth is finally back with his new offering, Even The Stars Are a Mess. The highly anticipate third album from the Melbourne-based singer-songwriter is a typically
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Melbourne-based singer-songwriter Whitley has made good on his promise to emerge from hibernation, unleashing his new single My Heart Is Not A Machine and its rather spectacular video, which he shot entirely in the Amazon rainforest (as you do). The Johann Rashid-directed video is a slow-burning, introspective wander through the jungle, complete with parrots, hammocks
As if the inclusion of Whitley on the Splendour In The Grass 2013 line up didn’t excite fans enough, the recently resurgent Melbourne-based artist has now announced plans for a new single next week, a new album in June and a run of tour dates in July. The second coming of Whitley was made public
Having already toured his phenomenal album Go Forth, Find Mammoth with a full live band, Whitley returns from an overseas sabbatical in May with an intimate solo tour.
Here’s the awesomely clever new clip for Whitley’s single ‘Killer’. Directed by Steve Baker, it stars Whitley in a 2D supernatural murder mystery.
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After a short stint in the country at the beginning of October, The Brunettes have been invited back onto our shores to play with Whitley