just another life support...
10:00pm, Sat 11 August, 2018
REPUBLIC BAR HOBART, TAS
WARNING: THIS IS AN ACTUAL STIMULATION! Upcoming tour may feature real life actors resembling living people. Please note assault & batteries are not included. Any resulting harm or damage is the responsibility of the abuser. Offenders of the universe beware. Time is now to care. Viewer insurrection assured.
Welcome fellow bio-accumulants to the ever-widening waffle world. Go for a slip in the deep blue plastic, take a stroll through the open-cut, gulp an inhale of that water favoured gas, bask in that glorious all-over radioactive glow.
As goes the target-orientated rhetoric of music propaganda we won't be changing your world... rather just a self-energised in-the-moment musical respite from a life support gone critical. Nothing gonna change your world but you. And that world's just a stage... to another level. Break the boss. Get with the common cause, and gear up the oncoming narrative to choke that trickle down force feed.
So in this our 24th perennial series of global LIFE SUPPORT comes the latest epidose of artifice and stimulation. Along for the trawl are Canberra's GLITORIS and where possible Brisbane's THE STRESS OF LEISURE. Plus a few other surprises that pop up along the track - see all the fun of the info below.
Proactivating some real material flow system with new tunes - DON'T STRESS and LIGHT ME ON FIRE. Available across the digital board in full reactive control... along with a double A 7 inch plastic version. Please use more than once and dispose of thoughtfully.
Glitoris. Four fearless female musicians who roar through uncompromising, unapologetic and unforgettable punk rock shows. Having kicked off the year with a headline slot at Sydney's Psych Fest and an 8-night New Zealand Fringe Festival residency with Sound & Fury, Glitoris are ready to bring their theatrical brand of punk mayhem on the road! Glitoris recently finished recording their debut album at Sydney's Pet Food Factory studios with Jay Whalley (Frenzal Rhomb). Due for release later in 2018 via Buttercup Records and featuring their most powerful material and image to date, the album builds on their critically acclaimed The Disgrace EP (2016) and explosive inauguration day single 'Trump Card' (2017). Glitoris will tour the album nationally/internationally later in 2018/2019. 2017 highlights included: performances with Amanda Palmer, Regurgitator, Frenzal Rhomb and Shonen Knife; endorsements with Mesa Amplifiers (US), Vance Custom Guitars (AU) and Bareknuckle Pickups (UK); US and AU-wide radio play; feature in Australian Guitar Magazine; one of Triple J's '7 most important new voices' on International Women's Day; and multiple National Live Music Awards nominations. \*/ -
'Exactly the injection of 'who gives a fuck' femininity the music industry is yearning for' - Happy Mag
'It ain't pretty. It ain't nice. And the battle ain't lost, I tell you. Not when we have ladies like Glitoris out here' - Everett True
THE STRESS OF LEISURE
"Like all the best bands, The Stress of Leisure is a party band in the art-school mould. Imagine a Brisbane backyard full of misfits dancing and sweating their hearts out. It's Queensland post-punk and irreverent as all hell. Brisbane community radio station 4ZZZ describes the band as "off-kilter dancefloor filler." And well, when legendary Australian musician Dave Graney describes you as "weird and freaky in the most positive ways, joyous and gleeful, a beacon of creativity", you know you must be doing something right."