Cheer Advisory Council formed in Adelaide, Australia in late 2008. At its biggest, the Council now boasts seven members, even reclaiming the bassoon as the rock instrument it always knew it could be. The band's dusky, smoky feel, with slow tempos and crashing crescendos, is reminiscent of the music of Low, The National, Midlake and Wilco. Their first album, 'Distance', will be released independently on 30 April 2011, featuring many group harmonies, some pop hooks and one big guitar solo.
Collarbones is a long distance collaboration between Adelaide’s Travis Cook and Sydney’s Marcus Whale, beginning in 2007. The ‘Waiting for the Ghosts’ EP was released in June 2009. 'Tiger Beats', a covers and remixes mixtape was released in January 2011 on bandcamp. Debut album 'Iconography' was released in March 2011 on Two Bright Lakes.
Lady Strangelove combines the minds of Brendan Shaw, (vocals, harmonica, tambourine, percussion) Azz Shaw (Bass, Keyboard, Sampler), Josh Van Looy (Guitar), and Damo Satanek (Drums) to crete an experimental style of psychedelic dance-rock, fusing influences so vast that they span everything from Pink Floyd, Santa and Jimi Hendrix to The Chemical Brotheres, The Mars Volta, The Music, and Comets on Fire.
Raccoon City Police Department are a Post-Hardcore/Screamo band from Adelaide, South Australia.
Check out their Bandcamp for 3 new tracks from the upcoming 7" EP "Songs Of Self Loathing" which should be released on vinyl in the upcoming months.
Steering By Stars are a four piece band from Adelaide, Australia. Their sound could be described as Post-Rock Punk, a melding of symphonic melodies with contrasting aggressive rhythms. Steering By Stars develop their music as a live performance, placing an emphasis on creating an atmosphere that is both captivating and contiguous. Recently Steering By Stars have recorded their debut album
A band from Adelaide, Australia. We are The Honey Pies: Jon Marco, Tony Marshall, Tom McCarthy-Jones and Marcus Warnecke. And we hail from the frog-cake/serial killer capital of Australia: (R)Adelaide. If you enjoy eating frog-cakes and/or killing strings of people, then you'll loooooooooooooooooove THE HONEY PIES. 'The Honey Pies deliver on all accounts. Their sound is eclectic yet infinitely accessible.
Box Elder were a band from Adelaide, Australia. They evolved their sound between noise, ambient and indie pop influences including bands such as Pavement, Sonic Youth, Sigur Rós, Deerhunter and Joy Division. Their first EP 'Rewind the Fall' was recorded, mixed and mastered in their homes and is now available in stores and on-line from http://boxeldertheband.bandcamp.com. A posthumous release, 'A Little Something For Us Tempunauts', will be released in late 2012. Pat now plays in cool jumper, Tannon in Atlasis, and Emlyn, Henry, and Josh in Stringer Bell.