Music Monday: 12 May 2014

7 years ago
Sharona Lin

Georgia fields’ Astral Debris and residency

Ever wanted to collaborate on an album with Georgia Fields? Realise this dream: she’s offering some unique opportunities for supporters of her Pozible campaign. It’s not just the standard album pre-order for fans: rewards include a custom-decorated tambourine, tickets to an exclusive stargazing evening, and a personal song written and filmed by Georgia.

Astral Debris will see Georgia collaborating with Tim Shiel, an electronic music producer who has worked with the likes of Faux Pas, Gotye and Bertie Blackman. The campaign closes midday June 12, so donate to the Pozible campaign here!

If you want to check out the real deal before you donate, why not head along to the Retreat Hotel in Brunswick every Tuesday night in May? Each week will see a different supporter: Matty Vehl on the 13th, Hollie Joyce the week after and JD Love on the 27th.

I am giant upcoming album release and tour

London-based NZ rockers I Am Giant are releasing their sophomore album Science & Survival on July 4 via Sony Australia. To celebrate, the band will play a whirlwind four-show Australian tour, hitting Brisbane on August 6th, playing Perth and Melbourne, and finishing in Sydney on August 9th.

Science & Survival is the follow up to I Am Giant’s critically acclaimed debut The Horrifying Truth. It’s a true international album, recorded between France and London, mixed in Melbourne, and mastered in New York.

zhu releases ‘faded’ video

Elusive LA artist, producer and vocalist ZHU has released his first video clip, ‘Faded’. His debut release The Nightday EP has created waves worldwide, although little is known about the artist himself.

The video was directed and edited by ZHU himself to resemble a memory of a night in Paris, filmed in the Montemarte districts’ subterranean Social Club in Paris. The Nightday EP can be streamed via Soundcloud or purchased via iTunes.

the middle names release debut album I need space

Tasmanian newcomers The Middle Names have released their debut album I Need Space, with their second film clip ‘My Brother And I’ released ahead of their Sydney show at Brighton Up Bar. Full of pop hooks, rock riffs and jangly guitars, ‘My Brother And I’ has a unique Tasmanian touch.

The band will be hitting Sydney, Hobart, Launceston and Melbourne in the next month. For more information, check out their Facebook page.

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