City Calm Down is a live electronic four piece from Melbourne, Australia. With varying degrees of influence stemming from post-punk, disco, jazz, and techno they're making an interesting brand of electronic dance pop. Their live show involves extensive use of samplers, synthesizers, sequencers and drum modules as well as the use of more traditional instruments such as bass guitar, saxophone, voice and kit. Read more on Last.fm. User-contributed text is available under the Creative Commons By-SA License; additional terms may apply.
Freestate is a band from Melbourne, Victoria that formed in 2002. The combination of raw power and melody make for a powerful beast and Melbourne's Freestate launched their debut album with enough raw power and melody to quickly scale the heights of the Australian heavy rock scene. With integrity and musical abilities akin to The Butterfly Effect and Karnivool and riffs that would make any Wolfmother proud, Freestate bring a presence which bridges the gap between the underground and the commercial, and pushes the boundaries of rock music genres.
Midnight Juggernauts are an alternative dance/synth pop band which formed in Melbourne, Australia in 2004, They consist of Vincent Vendetta (vocals, keyboards), Andy Juggernaut, (bass, vocals) and Daniel Stricker (drums). They have been described by the American magazine "Rolling Stone" as "David Bowie if his Berlin Trilogy was a collaboration with Kraftwerk and Faust". So far, the band have released two albums "Dystopia" (2008) and "The Crystal Axis" (2010)
“I have listened to the EP about three times and must say that I am impressed with the sound and emotion contained within the compositions.” - Peter Merritt, 106.7 PBSfm. Hailing from Melbourne, Aural Window has been quietly building a loyal army of fans. The band came together as five musicians who have completely different musical influences wanted to create something that is heavy and emotional, yet melodic and memorable. Their live shows are explosive and energetic, with blistering guitars and soaring vocals, you can feel their passion with every thump that reverberates in your chest.
The City Lights are a band from Sydney. They released their debut album "Escape From Tomorrow Today" in May 2004 on Ivy League Records in Australia and on Bittersweet Records in Spain and followed it up in August 2007 with "El Sol" on the same labels. They have just finished a brand new album called "I Just Got To Believe" with a release date of 14th September 2012. They have had a bit of a revolving door of great musicians coming and going…. HISTORY
The Whole Molko is a band shrouded in myth, folklore and utter bullshit.
Just ask them. "The Whole Molko is a sexual position from Afghanistan," claims Figgers the lead singer of the Melbourne 4 piece. "I couldn't tell you what it involves or what limbs are entangled, but let's just say it's complicated. Like those crappy relationship statuses on social networking sites." From humble beginnings, the 4 Molkos, (Dave "Posh" Crowe, Sean "Baby" Figgers...
Hailing from Campbelltown, Resist The Thought is a 5-piece metalcore/death metal band. With influences ranging from All Shall Perish and As Blood Runs Black to Parkway Drive and August Burns Red, Resist The Thought are continually striving to make the band all that it can be. The Band originally formed in 2003 consisting of Rick on Guitar, Jake on drums and Matt on bass and then later on vocals as well. They started off mucking around and playing music just for the fun of it and played a few shows at the ages of 11 and 14.
Pseudo Echo were an Australian new wave band. Formed in the early eighties by school friends Brian Canham (vocals, guitars, and keyboards) and Pierre Gigliotti (bass and keyboards), the band completed its lineup with Anthony Agiro (drums) and Tony Lugton (guitars and keyboards). Their first album Autumnal Park was an Ultravox-influenced album that yielded the Australian singles "Listening" (produced by Peter Dawkins) , "Stranger in Me", "Dancing Till Midnight", and "Beat for You". It was a mature album that gave little indication of their youth.
Boy & Bear was four separate bands until they decided to leave their respective collectives and represent one 'a-little-bit-better' band. After performing as Dave Hosking during 2008 the band decided to re-name the project and embrace a new direction and sound of 70's folk rock. Boy & Bear is a Sydney based band built on the collaboration of three front men of separate bands. The combination of three songwriters has resulted in songs that refuse to stay within the boundaries of one genre... Boy & Bear are launching their new single, Mexican Mavis at Spectrum on October 21st.
The beautiful girls are an Australian band from the New South Wales coast composed of Mat McHugh on vocals and guitar, Paulie B on bass and Bruce Braybrooke on drums. TBG have released three full length albums: Learn Yourself, We're Already Gone and Ziggurats; as well as one EP, Morning Sun, TBG have an eclectic style of their own, with smatterings of rock, acoustic, reggae, pop and folk all through their music. Many people find elements of artists such as Ben Harper, Jack Johnson and The Police.