A nice piece in the latest on-line edition of US mag SPIN about our 2003 CD release 2CD Tales From the Australian Underground (1976- 1989). Encouraging to know that 10 years after our release (and 35 years after some of the material was originally released) that the ‘Oz Sound’ still resonates not just here but overseas as well.
If you’re not familiar with said release check it out here.
Prize recruits in the Hoodoo Gurus Dig it Up! draft, ‘Super Rock’ pioneers The Fleshtones and former Dream Syndicate frontman Steve Wynn, buddy-up for two special headlines shows
Tuesday 24th April: Sydney, Sandringham Hotel
Friday 27th April: Melbourne, Yah Yahs
Tickets for both shows are on-sale now. Full details here
Californian deities Redd Kross will perform their genre-defying classics Born Innocent and the Posh Boy ep as side shows to the inaugural Dig It Up! series of events this month.
All gone in the blink of an eye – didja get your tickets?
There won’t be any extra shows for either band and no there won’t be a Sonics Sydney sideshow, sorry. All eyes on Dig it Up! now folks. We’re getting very close… Continue reading
Dig it Up! the ever-evolving series of national concerts curated by the Hoodoo Gurus and conceived by Feel Presents, continues to roll out the surprises with the announcement today of two new participating venues for Melbourne. Continue reading
The Sydney leg of Dig it Up! has snared seminal act Kids in Dust to complete the line-up of live activity. Kids in Dust performed just once, appearing at the Sydney Trade Union Club in the early 1980′s, but appeared many other times under another name. Dig It Up! is sworn to secrecy over the true identity of Kids in Dust, suffice to say fans of the genres represented by Dig it Up! are in for a massive surprise come 3.30pm April 22nd. Continue reading
IF you didn’t already know it, Gold Watch: 20 Golden Greats, the new best of from the Hoodoo Gurus featuring the new single Use By Date, is on-sale now. Check the new TV ad for the goodness.
The Perth leg of Dig It Up! The Hoodoo Gurus Invitational has now sold-out! Perth we thank you too for your gooood taste.
Sydney meantime has now sold out of both A & B Reserve tickets leaving just a handful of C reserve and general admission tickets. Hurry! Continue reading
First draft picks in the Hoodoo Gurus invitational, garage-punk pioneers The Sonics will play a one-off Australian headline show Friday 27th April at Oakleigh’s Caravan Music Club in the outers-suburbs of Melbourne. Tickets on-sale Wednesday March 14th from http://www.caravanmusic.com.au/
The 188.8.131.52?s, Japan’s premier garage-rock group, stars of Quentin Tarantino’s 2004 blockbuster Kill Bill Vol. 1, and special guests of the Hoodoo Gurus on their national Dig It Up! tour in April, have announced headline shows for Sydney, Melbourne and Hobart. Continue reading