Sweet Teeth – Randy Irons

Nathan Martin is in Anal Discharge, Crab Smasher, Polyfox And The Union Of The Most Ghosts, Skippy The Bush Kangaroo, Tearjerker, Good For Nothing, and The (Temperamental) Pocket. David Smith is in Skippy The Bush Kangaroo, The (temperamental) Pocket, and Handsome. Marnie Vaughn is in Crab Smasher, Origami Girls, and Skoll Hops. Together; Nathan, David, and Marnie have a new band called Sweet Teeth. Here is a video of them playing live at Spring Break! at The Croatian Wickham Sports Club, Newcastle.

The (temperamental) Locket – South Coast Tour

Jess Locke (Origami Girls, Birdlife) and Nathan Martin (The Temperamental Pocket, Crab Smasher, Anal  Discharge, Sweet Teeth, Polyfox And  The Union Of The Most Ghosts, Tearjerker) are happy to announce they are having a baby. A musical baby! The happy couple are due to release their new split album, The (temperamental) Locket, and to celebrate, will be setting off on a small beach tour in December. Read full gig info here. Preorder the split here.

Friday 3rd December 2010
Alexandria – Ponymilk (Poetry and Music)
w/Greg McClaren, Fiona Wright, Lucy Hearn

Saturday 4th Dec
Petersham – Summer Sessions #1
w/ Zounds, Johnny Optional, Chris Bourke

Thursday 9th December 2010
Parramatta – Beatdisc Records
w/Maxwell

Friday 10th December 2010
Nowra – Tea Club
w/ Bird Vs Cage

Saturday 11th December 2010
Gerringong

Sunday 12th December 2010
Batemans Bay – North St Café

Monday 13th December 2010
Batemans Bay – North St Café

Friday 17th December 2010
Chain Valley Bay
w/Mushroom Family

Saturday 18th December (Jess Locke Solo)
Newcastle – Bird in the Hand Zine Shop
w/Mike McCarthy

www.lesstalkrecords.com

Cuddle Party 3

Coming up in Newcastle on Sunday July 18 is the third event in the Cuddle Party series, an all day festival of fun music and good times, presented by Monstera Deliciosa, Lesstalk Records and ARThive.

This time around we’re featuring a diverse selection of local and interstate talent including Scalps, Caviar, Penguins, Melodies, Jess Locke, Grannyfist, Tearjerker, Quiet The Few, Stitched Vision, Mushroom Family, Mannheim Rocket, and Troopin’ Kerry Alpacas, so there’s definitely a bit of something for everybody in that lineup.

Entry is by donation, with money being raised to support the ARThive gallery. It all starts around 12pm and all nice people are welcome.

July 18
ARThive Gallery
Level 1/111 Hunter St Mall Newcastle

email subjecthive@gmail.com for more info.

Artless Armchair 6

Our pals at Lesstalk Records are gearing up for the biggest Artless Armchair event yet! What originally started as a bunch of friends playing acoustic guitars on a blanket  in a local park has now developed into a massive 2 day DIY festival set on 25 acres of secluded farmland overlooking the hills of Bungwahl, a 5 hour drive north of Sydney.

The lineup includes Mushroom Family, Quiet Steps, Handsome, Crab Smasher, Michael Crafter, Pop Singles, TearJerker, Zounds, Omerta, Nice Guys, Edwin Montgomery, Tumors, Hira Hira, Penguins, To The North, The (Temperamental) Pocket, The Origami Girls + Craftanoon Club, The Brutal Poodles, Virginia Sook, Fairy Mountain, Nick Van Breda, Lobster Face, Jess Locke, Matt Spinelli, Little A, Simo Soo, and the long awaited return of Anal Discharge.

It’s all happening on the October 22 weekend, camping facilities will be available and tickets are $18.
For full event details and to order tickets online, head to http://www.lesstalkrecords.com/artless

Here is a video of The (Temperamental) Pocket at Artless Armchair #1.

Here is a video of Crab Smasher at Artless Armchair #3.

Here is a video of The Brutal Poodles at Artless Armchair #5.