City Calm Down – one of Australia’s most exciting bands – will release their much-anticipated third album Television on Friday 23 August. Faster, simpler, tougher: this is City Calm Down like you’ve never heard them before.
Television is a spectacular record: short, sharp and focused. Recorded with producer Burke Reid (Courtney Barnett, DZ Deathrays, Julia Jacklin) at The Grove Studios in NSW, it sees Jack Bourke (vocals), Sam Mullaly (keys), Jeremy Sonnenberg (bass) and Lee Armstrong (drums) chase something new, without hesitation or second thoughts.
City Calm Down stripped back their sound and focused their message: wake up, the world’s happening to you. Sonically, Television is a direct hit to the body, packed with both punk energy and City Calm Down’s trademark emotional intensity. It’s also the band’s finest work yet. Television is the follow-up to 2018’s Echoes In Blue and 2015 debut In A Restless House.
With over 12 million streams so far, City Calm Down’s accomplished songwriting and exhilarating live shows have earned them praise from fans in Australian and across the globe. Airplay on triple j, RTR, 4ZZZ + more plus UK’s Radio 1 and BBC 6; international press coverage from outlets including NME, Rolling Stone, The 405, Stereogum, Consequence Of Sound, Indie Shuffle, Clash, The Independent + more. CCD have performed multiple sold-out headline tours and at festivals including Splendour In The Grass, Laneway, The Great Escape, Gold Sounds, Falls, Sugar Mountain, Beyond The Valley, Yours & Owls + more.
Expected release date: August 23rd, 2019
In November 2018, DMA’S graced Australian TV screens with a very special live performance for MTV Unplugged.
Shot in Melbourne, the band delivered a stripped-back set in front of a live audience, including versions of their hit singles 'Feels Like 37', 'Do I Need You Now', 'In The Air' and a rendition of their breakout smash single ‘Delete’ which has over 12million online streams and is Certified ARIA Gold in Australia. The 14 track live reworked set included tracks from their 2 x ARIA Nominated , BRIT Breakthrough certified album 'For Now', and an epic cover of Madonna’s 'Beautiful Stranger'.
Expected release date: June 14th, 2019
Jack River delivers a stunning deluxe edition of her ARIA Nominated debut album Sugar Mountain (Holly Rankin/Xavier Dunn).
In addition to the 13 original tracks, the deluxe release contains new single ‘Adolescent’, acoustic versions of previous singles Fault Line, and Fool’s Gold (which is now ARIA certified Gold in Australia and has had close to 10million streams) and a cover of the album’s name sake ‘Sugar Mountain’ by the prolific and legendary Neil Young.
“I wanted to create a final peak edition of Sugar Mountain - where I got to pay homage to the song that inspired the album itself, add on one more ode to teenage youth, and celebrate all of the acoustic versions that came out of album making process.“ – Jack River
Expected release date: May 31st, 2019