MSR FEATURE ARTIST FEB 2018 /// FERN

Hello friends! How’s the summer treating you all? Where ever you are we just hope that you’re enjoying its many incarnations of heat, wind and cold (LOLs!) no matter what!

So start the year off with a Bang! we are going to get back into the blogging side of things. So you’ll be seeing alot more movement on the MSR website from us in 2018.

To kick things off we want to introduce you to a new band that we met over the holidays. They have a great sound and the dreamy soundscapes they create are nothing short of spectacular! We’re hoping their music will create some nice summer vibes for all you lovers out there. We can’t wait to get to know these cool cats over the next month and we hope you enjoy getting to know them too by sharing their sounds with your friends.

Keep checking in as we push the discovery button with our new friends. All the action will be happening at our pages!

instagram http://instagram.com/mysydneyriot
facebook /// http://facebook.com/MYSYDNEYRIOTofficial
twitter /// http://twitter.com/mysydneyriot
and here! http://mysydneyriot.com

So please raise a toast to our very first…

Feature Artist /// February 2018 – FERN

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BIO

FERN was born from a series of drunken jam sessions around 2015, when Scott and Lauren eventually asked a friend around to hit some drums. With a small but growing collection of music gear we recorded, produced and released our first track ‘It Comes Slow’… and were stoked with it’s reception. Scott and Lauren mainly co-write FERN‘s songs, which bring together elements of pop and noise. We’ve spent a lot of time in our practice space mucking around with different equipment and software to create some weird, obscure sounds. We’ve since released a couple more songs and have been playing with guitarist/engineer/wizard Dan and drummer Billy since last year.

Email: info@fernmusic.com.au
Music store: https://itunes.apple.com/us/album/absentee-single/1328603182
Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/FERN-1673238422913178/

QUICK FACTS

Music: noise pop

Hometown: Sydney

Band members: Scott Jackson, Lauren Williams, Dan Frizza, Billy O’Key

Featured song:
Absentee

Story behind song: Just a song about growing older.

Recorded at: Home studio

Soundcloud link: https://soundcloud.com/fernmusic/absentee

Free Download? Yes

 

INDEPENDENT SPIRIT RIOT AWARDS 2018

WELCOME TO MY SYDNEY RIOT INDEPENDENT SPIRIT RIOT AWARDS 2018!!!

Celebrating the Culture of Independent Thought & Creativity from Australia and all around. Check out all the winners and share with your friends! These creative cools cats might just change the way you look at music, art and people from all walks of life in 2018.

For now to find out about all the winner just head over to our instagram @mysydneyriot

Peace. X MSR

PS: We will update the website with links to all the winners as soon as we can. So keep checking back!

#MSR100 #ISRA100 #RIOT100

Proudly Presented by MY SYDNEY RIOT, MUSIC ART PEOPLE, ARTIST UNION

#MUSIC #ART #PEOPLE #POLITICS #SPIRIT #RIOT #FEMINIST #ACTIVIST #STORYTELLERS #PEACE #LOVE #INDEPENDENT #INDEPENDENTARTIST #PUNK #DIY #MUSICARTPEOPLE #ARTISTUNION #MYSYDNEYRIOT #TRIPLEJ #TRIPLEJHOTTEST100 #PEOPLEPOWER

RIOT OF THE DAY /// CLASSIC STITCH UP

Samoan local artist/musician Ray Lalotoa like most Aussies caught onto the humour of comedian Aaron Gocs back in 2016 when he first dropped his breakthrough video STITCH UP AT WORK TODAY, a man’s rant about getting stitched up by his mates at work. This 1 minute beauty caught the imagination of many, went viral and the rest they say is comedy history. LOLs! Continue reading “RIOT OF THE DAY /// CLASSIC STITCH UP”

RIOT OF THE DAY /// RAYMOND TUIFAO LALOTOA – SAMOAN IN SURRY HILLS /// 2

SAMOAN in Surry Hills is a prolific body of mixed media works exploring Raymond Tuifao Lalotoa’s fluency in urban and cultural pictorial languages. This series is a portrait of an ever changing inner city environment colliding with Lalotoa’s Pacific Island heritage in strong graphic language and hypnotic colour palette.

These works take the viewer to a place that is not quite reality; an eye blurring wurlitzer of words and abstracted events competing for space and giving new life to these once rejected objects. Most of Ray’s canvasses are either gifted to him or rescued from the streets.
The narrative of these works tells a loose story of Ray’s journey through Surry Hills, leaving the Burbs as a teenager, dealing with change, politics and life. This ghettofied tumultuous world dares the audience to see the images for what they are, while also allowing the work to create their own personal story for each viewer.
SAMOAN in Surry Hills 2 is the final instalment in a two part series of works which Lalotoa has been working on over the past five – six years.
‘SAMOAN in’… is an ongoing concept exhibition which will eventually see itself touring throughout the universe and beyond, viewing each environment from an inner city living western suburbs raised Samoan perspective.
Ray Lalotoa is the founder of Sydney’s underground music movement MY SYDNEY RIOT and front man of Sydney based band FAIT ACCOMPLI.
Young Henrys, My Sydney Riot, MUSIC ART PEOPLE, Maison Charlotte Presents…
 
SAMOAN IN SURRY HILLS /// 2
Opening Night
CAMPBELL PROJECT SPACE
78 Campbell St. Surry Hills
 
Tuesday 12 December
6pm – 8.30pm
 
open for two more days
Wednesday 13 December 12noon – 8.30pm
Thursday 14 December 10am – 8.30pm (final day)
For art exhibition catalogue email: mysydneyriot@gmail.com

RIOT OF THE DAY /// BENEATH THE SURFACE MUSIC FESTIVAL

IMG_0139Today is the amazing inaugural event BENEATH THE SURFACE MUSIC FESTIVAL taking place in the wonderful town of Moruya, NSW South Coast. Check out some of our favourite bands today from 12pm noon. It’s gonna be killer! See you there! ✌🏾 GOONS OF DOOM, HARD ONS, BORNEO, FAIT ACCOMPLI, MILD MANIC, SNAGS, HOODLUM SHOUTS, 2TONENATH, CRUDE HEAT, NOODLE FROTH WHITE WASH, PLEASURE MODEL, 2 MUMS, AGENCY, THE INVISIBLE VIBRATIONS. 🖤⚡️✊🏾
X MSR
#beneaththesurfacefestival #mysydneyriot

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RIOT OF THE DAY /// FAIT ACCOMPLI RETURNS

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After a much needed extended break Sydney’s FAIT ACCOMPLl are back from the dead and ready to share their Soul Punk People Power message with the masses. To kick off this next chapter Fait Accompli will be making three live appearances to celebrate their return. These shows will include Thursday 16th November at The Lansdowne opening for one of the founding members of punk originators SEX PISTOLS; the legendary Glen Matlock! Friday 17th November Fait will then play a Secret Show for some lucky fans. Then on the following night Saturday 18th November Fait Accompli will be headlining the Punklifer Indoor Stage at Beneath The Surface Music Festival in Moruya. This will be an amazing day of live music including; GOONS OF DOOM, HARD ONS, BORNEO, MILD MANIC, SNAGS, THE INVISIBLE VIBRATIONS & More….

Fait Accompli can’t wait to share all the new music they have been working on as they will be returning to the stage with their usual live intensity, but this time with two drummers!

Brand new single ‘HIGHWAYS’, a soaring Sonic Youth tinged hit about life’s  journey with the ones you love is set for a summer release with a brand new album to follow.

All information about the shows are included below. Get your tickets quick as they are already selling fast! Don’t miss out!

See you out there at a show!

A SOUL PUNK ORIGINAL SERIES
FAIT ACCOMPLI

Raymond T Lalotoa – Guitar / Vocals
Skarlett Saramore – Drums
Liam Gray – Drums
Roland Chlouk – Bass

FIRST SHOWS SINCE DECEMBER 2015

THE LANSDOWNE, SYDNEY
THURSDAY 16 NOVEMBER
SupportingGLEN MATLOCK (SEX PISTOLS)
TICKETS SELLING FAST!
BUY FROM HERE https://tickets.oztix.com.au/?Event=75648

SECRET SHOW
FRIDAY 17 NOVEMBER

BENEATH THE SURFACE MUSIC FESTIVAL, MORUYA
SATURDAY 18 NOVEMBER
With GOONS OF DOOM, HARD ONS, BORNEO, MILD MANIC, SNAGS, THE INVISIBLE VIBRATIONS & More
TICKETS SELLING FAST!
BUY FROM HERE goo.gl/JdrneY 

New Single ‘HIGHWAYS’ COMING SOON

All Music Available From Here
WWW.FAITACCOMPLI.BANDCAMP.COM

RIOT OF THE DAY /// ECCA VANDAL TRIPLE J ALBUM OF THE WEEK!

What’s up Riotz! As you all know we love ECCA VANDAL, we fell in love with her early in the piece and we have been pretty hyped on her ongoing mission to keep it real within the confines of a safe Australian music industry in the most ECCA way possible. Continue reading “RIOT OF THE DAY /// ECCA VANDAL TRIPLE J ALBUM OF THE WEEK!”

RIOT OF THE DAY /// FIVE YEARS AGO! FREE PUSSY RIOT!

MY PUSSY RIOT was a killer music compilation we put out five years ago in support of punk art feminists PUSSY RIOT who were arrested for staging a protest against Russian Prime Minister Vladimir Putin inside an Orthodox Cathedral in Russia. Some of Australia’s most killer independent artists kindly donated their songs for no charge which was pretty awesome. Continue reading “RIOT OF THE DAY /// FIVE YEARS AGO! FREE PUSSY RIOT!”