RIOT OF THE DAY /// BORN LION PLAY HOMETOWN ALBUM LAUNCH SHOW AT BRIGHTON UP BAR THIS WEEK!

BORN LION

Pumped up party rockers BORN LION have been killing it on tour celebrating the release of their debut album FINAL WORDS.

This Friday 4 Sept the boys play their hometown show at BRIGHTON UP BAR, Sydney so snap up the last tickets before this baby sells out!!! #DoitDoitDoit!!!

CHECK OUT VIDEO FOR ‘GOOD DOGS PLAY DEAD’ BELOW

GRAB THEIR DEBUT ALBUM ‘FINAL WORDS FROM HERE

LIMITED PRESALE TICKETS FROM HERE

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TAKING BERLIN /// NEW JANUARY RESIDENTS EVERY WEDNESDAY AT CAPTAIN COOK HOTEL!

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If you were hanging around Captain Cook Hotel last year then you may have noticed a new band we’ve been championing, Captain Cook (the band). Anyway after we first met, they ended up playing a pretty amazing residency which lasted for 15 shows and everyone who came along had a blast witnessing them make magic every Wednesday night. Due to Christmas and the Summer Holidays Captain Cook’s residency had to sadly come to an end. But don’t worry you’ll be seeing more of those legends around soon. Continue reading “TAKING BERLIN /// NEW JANUARY RESIDENTS EVERY WEDNESDAY AT CAPTAIN COOK HOTEL!”

DIE! DIE! DIE! ANNOUNCED AS SUPPORT FOR ‘GANG OF FOUR’ AUSTRALIAN TOUR! LOCALS FAIT ACCOMPLI TO PLAY SYDNEY SHOW

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KillRockStar Entertainment, Tombowler & Tone Deaf Present:
 Gang of Four
Die! Die! Die!
Announced For Australian Support

Ahead of the 2014 Australian tour to celebrate the 35th anniversary of their classic album Entertainment! Gang of Four have announced that the very special guests at each Australian show will be NZ’s Die! Die! Die! with locals Fait Accompli also joining in for the Sydney show!

Having spent the better part of the past 8 years on the road, Die! Die! Die! now want to make your head, heart, and soul their home. Their entire history has involved movement. The band travelled to Chicago to cut their first self-titled release with some guy in a brick basement (Steve Albini – responsible for some of the greatest records of all time). The  record sent Die! Die! Die! on a whirlwind series of tours, gaining them considerable worldwide notoriety. Last year, Die! Die! Die! self-released their fourth studio album Harmony, recorded at Blackbox Studios, France. Harmony’s raw energy and emotion offers a savant-pop drenched with DIY punk philosophy.  Produced by Chris Townend (Portishead, D12, Violent Femmes), it is the best encapsulation of Die! Die! Die!’s power yet.

Gang of Four is one of the most radical, and radically important, rock groups of the last 30 years. Formed in Leeds in 1976, Gang of Four first performed in May 1977. All the big bands that followed, the Chili Peppers, INXS, R.E.M., U2, have spoken of their debt to Gang of Four but in more recent years, the band’s influence has become almost universal with the emergence of post-punk influenced bands such as the Rapture, Radio 4, Futureheads, Nine Inch Nails, Franz Ferdinand and Bloc Party. The band is led by guitarist, songwriter and vocalist Andy Gill, widely acclaimed as an innovator and much copied around the world.

Gang of Four’s debut album Entertainment! was a rare bird for its time, an enthralling amalgam of punk, funk and angular rock that signalled a changing-of-the-guard ushering in of the post- punk era. Released in 1979, this spiky collection of danceable songs would go on to inspire a generation – stripped of excess flesh, it revealed a twitching skeleton rising against apathy and commodity. The influence of Entertainment! is still being felt in music today.  To celebrate 35 years since its release, Gang Of Four will perform the entire album in full and all the hits that followed across Australia in 2014.

KillRockStar Entertainment, Tombowler & Tone Deaf Present:

 Gang Of Four

Australia 2014
Tickets Now On Sale and Selling Fast!

Wednesday 19th March Corner Hotel, Melbourne
with special guests Die! Die! Die!
www.cornerhotel.com.au

Thursday 20th March Metro Theatre, Sydney
with special guests Die! Die! Die! and Fait Accompli
http://premier.ticketek.com.au/shows/show.aspx?sh=GANGOFFO14&v=MET

Saturday 22nd March HiFi, Brisbane
with special guests Die! Die! Die!
www.oztix.com.au

Sunday 23rd March Capital, Perth
with special guests Die! Die! Die!
www.oztix.com.au

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BRIGHTON UP, MY SYDNEY RIOT & SAILOR JERRY presents… UNDERWRAPS

Oi! Here’s somethin brand new for y’all, it will be takin place at one of our new favourite Sydney venues, Brighton Up Bar here and there on a Wednesday and it has a sweet twist, the headliner is a secret, but you’ll have to come to the show to find out who it is. And this first one is gonna be amazing. Limited capacity, sweet Sailor Jerry and local music headlined by a cool secret band? and it’s free? Aha, that’s right, so check it!

MEDIA RELEASE

Brighton Up Bar, My Sydney Riot and Sailor Jerry’s bring you the first of a series of mid-week Summer parties; UNDER WRAPS! Join us on Wednesday 17th October to witness live sets from three of the best new underground acts, plus a super special SECRET HEADLINE PERFORMANCE SHHHHH!! It won’t cost you a dime and Sailor Jerry’s will be keeping the cheap booze flowing all night.

Here’s what to expect:

THE MONEY GO ROUND: Will take you on a trip and won’t tell you where you’re going. “This is dirty, swampy psy

ch rock with a relentless energy and plenty of hooks that pick you up and drag you along with it.” – Dan Buhagiar, Triple J.PSYCHLOPS EYEPATCH: Electrifying new Sydney based 5 piece, throwing back to your favourite 60’s punk, garage & surf bands. Music for the mind and body.

HUCKLEBERRY HASTINGS: Blues/folk inspired singer songwriter hailing from his most recent hangover. “Huckleberry Hastings sings right from the gut with a disturbing honesty”

PLUS A SECRET HEADLINE PERFROMANCE! You’ve heard them on Triple J, you’ve rocked out to them at festivals – we can’t tell you who it is but we PROMISE they’ll blow your mind!

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IF YOU CAME TO ANY OF OUR ‘FREE PUSSY RIOT’ EVENTS AND TOOK SOME PHOTOS OR VIDEOS, COULD YOU SEND THEM TO US… PLEASE?

Our photographer was too sick to attend our last FREE PUSSY RIOT event. So after the party we put the word out to friends to send us your photos.

We are trying to put together a video collage about the local support for the Pussy Riot movement, so if you came out to Flinders Hotel or the Sydney Drum Riot and you took some video or photos, please send them to us. It will be much appreciated.

email: mysydneyriot@gmail.com

Anyway here are some Instagram’s (we borrowed from some of our friends) of the awesome DIE! DIE! DIE!

FREE PUSSY RIOT!

A MESSAGE FOR PUSSY RIOT FROM MY SYDNEY RIOT

Dear Nadezhda Tolokonnikova, Maria Alekhina and Yekaterina Samutsevich,

The last few days have been very emotional for us here at MSR HQ and we have felt a great deal of sadness for what the outcome is for PUSSY RIOT. We did the best that we could from our end of the world and unfortunately the powers that are right now bigger than all of us have taken a stand for what they believe in and now you have to serve 2 years hard labour and that really sucks man. It just saddens us to know that freedom of speech comes at a heavy price in your Country Russia and unfortunately you are the ones who are paying that price.

We here at MY SYDNEY RIOT will be doing all we can with our friends from all over Australia to spread awareness about PUSSY RIOT over the coming days, months and even years if we have to, so strengthen your resolve and know that the power of the people is growing too here in our own Country. We are all feeling inspired and for some reason what has happened to you has awoken many of us from a creative black hole and we hope that we can get out there and live a little more than how we have in the past.

We’ll be organising more shows, art shows and we’ll be playing drums where we can when we can. We are all highly creative here in our town and through connecting with our friends we’ll be sending out a message to the world and it’s not one of hate or anger, but our message is that “FREEDOM OF SPEECH IS A RIGHT TO ALL!

In the mean time here’s a few activities we got up to in celebration of PUSSY RIOT. We hope you ladies will enjoy listening, watching and learning about us, your punk rock brothers and sisters from Australia.

If you don’t get to see what we have done, we just want you to know that we are with you all the way, in spirit. Be strong!

Peace and Love,

MY SYDNEY RIOT crew and all PUSSY RIOT supporters from Australia

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MY PUSSY RIOT COMPILATION – A FREE PUNK ROCK MUSIC COMPILATION FROM AUSTRALIA
DOWNLOAD FOR FREE FROM HERE

VIDEO – SYDNEY DRUM RIOT! FOR PUSSY RIOT!

PHOTOS FROM SYDNEY DRUM RIOT!

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FREE PUSSY RIOT UPDATE: ARE MUSICIANS THE NEW REVOLUTIONARIES? AND SYDNEY! WHERE THE FUCK ARE YOU?

If you Google FREE PUSSY RIOT, it is pretty clear that one of the most organic revolutions is taking place right now on planet earth. Not a guilt ridden plea for people to open their hearts and wallets, but a creative revolution full of so much colour which can definitely be attributed to the power of music and art. In a very short amount of time some of the most respected people in music today have come out and raised their voices in support of the FREE PUSSY RIOT! Campaign.

Maybe the answer to world peace really does lie within music and art? How will this go down with Governments when they eventually realise that fear and war really is not the answer? It’s something that may actually never happen, but we all live in hope.

So while all this is going on and people are getting behind this cause, our question is “SYDNEY! WHERE THE FUCK ARE YOU?”

Ok we know you’re getting ready right? More info for your involvement is coming, but for now feel free to write the following words where ever you can “FREE PUSSY RIOT!” and post it up on the internets!

For those who are yet to be convinced, take some inspiration from the following artists below…

150 people gather in Berlin Prenzlauer Berg for a ‘Free Pussy Riot’ Protest video. The event was organized by Berlin-living Canadian electro-punk artist Peaches. The participants wore multicolored masks and demanded freedom for PUSSY RIOT!


A message from Yoko Ono to Putin!
Mr. Putin, you are a wise man.
You don’t need to fight with musicians and their friends.
Please FREE PUSSY RIOT!
And keep space in the prison for serious criminals.


Madonna
supports PUSSY RIOT with a 5 minute speech during her show in Moscow.

Even Anthony Keidis of Red Hot Chili Peppers came out on a few occasions in support of PUSSY RIOT!

Mike Patton from Fait No More Reprazents at a recent show in Russia!

Anarchic punk band Damn Terran give it up for the PUSSY RIOT at one of their shows in their home town of Melbourne, Australia!
The legendary Patti Smith speaking out at on of her recent concerts!

STILL CONFUSED ABOUT ‘FREE PUSSY RIOT’? READ THIS ARTICLE, IT MIGHT JUST INSPIRE YOU! Pussy Riot: will Vladimir Putin regret taking on Russia’s cool women punks?

As a human being living in Sydney, you feel a little helpless about this situation which is going on in Russia. This article which was written by  for THE GUARDIAN gives a clear insight into the struggle that PUSSY RIOT are facing. And if you get through to the end,  we are pretty sure you’ll feel inspired.

Yes we are living in the Lucky Country, but this struggle is a big wake up call to us all. Questions like “What are we all really doing out here?” come to mind. Are we really just going to walk through life and just pay our bills and taxes and be done with it? Or do we want to affect some kind of positive and creative change in our society? in our life time? We surely do hope so! Yes! we’re not in Russia, but at times we are prisoners to our own minds, stuck on Facebook feeds, Instagram, Twitter, Tumblr, a constant barrage of pointless messages. So maybe in a strange way this is what we’ve all been waiting for? A Revolution! be it a creative revolution?


Pussy Riot on Putin, ‘punk prayers’ and superheroes – video: Khristina Narizhnaya Link to this video

Article written by  for THE GUARDIAN
Original Source: http://www.guardian.co.uk/world/2012/jul/29/pussy-riot-protest-vladimir-putin-russia?intcmp=239

The feminist collective hit the headlines when three members were arrested after an anti-Putin protest. Now they face up to seven years in jail, a prospect that has shocked and radicalised many Russians. On the eve of their trial, some of the women speak exclusively

For two very full, very long days in Moscow, I have talked constantly to people about Pussy Riot. About how, back in February, three young women from a feminist punk-rock band sang a song in Moscow’s Cathedral of Christ the Saviour. How they were arrested, imprisoned, refused bail, and now face up to seven years in jail. How the orders for this seem to have come right from the very top of the Russian government. And how their trial – starting tomorrow – seems certain to become a defining moment in Putin’s political career.

It is, many people say (practically everybody, in fact), a moment whenRussia‘s future is, in some as yet undetermined way, being decided.

At 9pm on Thursday night, I’m at a rally of a couple of thousand anti-government protesters, hearing Pussy Riot’s name being chanted in the crowd, and I think I have a grasp of the story. It’s an astonishing tale of how three young women have brought Putin his biggest political headache yet. A story about art versus power. Of civil society versus church and state. Or as one film-maker who’s documenting it says, “punks versus Putin”. (He goes on to say, “It’s Crime and Punishment, basically, but there’s also a band in jail so it’s a bit like The Monkees. Or a really warped Beatles film.”) Continue reading “STILL CONFUSED ABOUT ‘FREE PUSSY RIOT’? READ THIS ARTICLE, IT MIGHT JUST INSPIRE YOU! Pussy Riot: will Vladimir Putin regret taking on Russia’s cool women punks?”

GOONS OF DOOM, BANG! BANG! ROCK N’ ROLL, MYLEE GRACE & THE RUMINATERS HIT THE TOWN THIS WEEK!!!

Four of our favourite Sydney music makers, a bunch of artists we consider some of this towns best live bands are coming out to rock Sydney this week. So put on your dancing shows, get in a the car for a week full of Rock n’ Roll good times.

GOONS OF DOOM + THE RUMINATERS w- guests at BUCKLERS CANTEEN, Bondi – Thursday 10, 17, 24, 31 May. Free entry from 8pm.
BANG! BANG! ROCK N’ ROLL  opening for ANDREW WK at THE STANDARD, Surry Hills – Thursday 10 May. Tix from moshtix. 8pm.
MYLEE GRACE & THE MILKSHAKES opening for THE OTCHKIES at OXFORD ART FACTORY Gallery Bar, Darlinghurst – Saturday 12 May. Free entry from 8pm.
THE RUMINATERS headlining Semi Permanent After Party at THE STANDARD, Surry Hills. For tix email:mysydneyriot@gmail.com

Check out posters and more info below.

This Thursday GOONS OF DOOM return to the stage for a four-week residency at BUCKLERS CANTEEN, Bondi with good friends THE RUMINATERS. All shows will include special guests, this week THE DRUNKEN SAILORS and resident DJ RED CARPET playin sweet classics. The fish taco’s are numero uno. This will be a party you will never forget x 4. Free entry from 8pm.

On the same night in town BANG! BANG! ROCK N’ ROLL will be opening for ANDREW WK & ALEISTER X at THE STANDARD, Surry Hills. Onstage early so make sure you get to this hot show for a rocking good time. Keep an eye out for their new EP which is set to drop very soon! Tix from moshtix. Doors 8pm.

On Saturday MYLEE GRACE & THE MILKSHAKES will serenade the OXFORD ART FACTORY Gallery Bar, Darlinghurst with their good time party tunes. Opening for Brisbane band THE OTCHKIES and DRIFFS, this gig will be special. Free entry from 8pm.

And on the same night THE RUMINATERS will headline the Semi Permanent After Party with a stellar lineup THE CADRES, WINTER PEOPLE & ANDRE17000 at THE STANDARD, Surry Hills. This will be great night, so if you are keen to head along we have a few tickets to the party. email: mysydneyriot@gmail.com

DAMN TERRAN TO TOUR ‘REBELS’

Our Artists of the Month DAMN TERRAN will be touring thru April and May to launch their new single REBELS. They will be hitting up Brisbane, Melbourne, Adelaide and will finish up in Sydney at FBi Social with quite the lineup which includes; CHICKS WHO LOVE GUNS, CORPUS & SWEET TEETH. So make sure you get along to one of the shows.

Here’s a video for one of their kick ass tracks RATIONAL ECONOMIC MAN. Check it! Rock out!