The Sinking Teeth, The Mercy Beat. Part 1.

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Robert Forster of the Go Betweens fame, published his first book, The Ten Rules of Rock and Roll in 2009. His ten rules present the annoyances and nuances of musicians and fans alike, describing the great expectations and the worst clichés from his experiences. Yet, when he scribed “The three piece band is the purest form of rock and expression” as his tenth and final rule, he hadn’t heard a single note from The Sinking Teeth.

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Title Fight, Luca Brasi, Toy Boats @ Sun Distortion.

Title Fight, Luca Brasi, Toy Boats.
07/03/2013
Sun Distortion Studios, Albion.

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After releasing their impressive effort, Floral Green in September of last year, Pennsylvania’s Title Fight return to Australian shores for a string of small, sold out club shows. After their controversy-ridden performance at the Old Museum for their Brisbane debut appearance in 2010, there is a buzzing expectation amidst the all ages crowd of Albion’s Sun Distortion Studios.

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Touche Amore/Pianos Become The Teeth. Split 7″

Touche Amore/Pianos Become the Teeth
Gravity, Metaphorically”/”Hiding
(Deathwish/Topshelf Records)
2013

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I’ve always loved the idea and ethic of split releases. You’ll buy a 7’ for one side and are able to be exposed to a band that you might never have heard otherwise. Sometimes, you get lucky and have a suspect idea what to expect from both sides. Are these tracks a taste of things to come for the two acts or a chance to momentarily depart from their previous works to further explore their sonic potential? Time will tell, but if this offering is anything to go by, the future’s looking bright for these merchants of melancholy.

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Bandito Folk – Brisbane Festival September 15

September not only welcomes the new season of Spring, but it annually transforms Brisbane from the Rivercity, to the City of Lights. Brisbane Festival brings a multitude of people out of the woodwork to appreciate the beauty that their hometown can offer. As families and couples spread themselves wide and far across Brisbane’s South Bank, … Continue reading Bandito Folk – Brisbane Festival September 15