Poltergeist announce UK tour dates

Poltergeist, the band featuring Echo & The Bunnymen members Les Pattinson (bass) and Will Sergeant (guitar) alongside Neil Kilroe (drums) are about to head out on their biggest UK tour to date.

In support of their current album ‘Your Mind is a Box (Let Us Fill It With Wonder)’ [out now on 180g double LP & CD] the band will be appearing at the following venues throughout October:

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LITTLE RIVER BAND – Cuts Like A Diamond

LRBAustralia’s Little River Band shouldn’t really need an introduction.  Over the years, there have been shifting line ups and shifting sounds (1984’s ‘Playing To Win’ with John Farnham at the helm is somewhat of an AOR classic), but the much-lauded band have released music of a quality that has (probably) rightly seen them compared to the likes of The Doobie Brothers and Player.  2013’s ‘Cuts Like a Damond’ is an album with a fair amount riding on it… Not only does the band possess some gems within a quite extensive catalogue dating back to the mid-70s, but [excluding any re-recordings and albums with yuletide themes] it also breaks a recording hiatus of nine years.

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FLAGFALL – Flagfall EP

FlagfallWhat to do with a bunch of guys from Sydney who claim to make music for misfits, drawn together via a love of The Black Keys and Kanye West?  Keep an open mind if you can…since this Australian quintet make some interesting music on their debut EP.  The four tunes are driven by obvious funk grooves but their eclectic sound draws from a wider palate, incorporating a hefty dose of pop, and elements of soul and rap for good measure.  The funk elements – seemingly high on their list of musical priorities – come courtesy of some rather large and warm sounding lead bass parts, which in turn are brought to life by a terrific production job by sometime John Butler producer Tony Buchen.  It is instantly obvious that these tunes have not been recorded “on the cheap”.

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