Claire is well known in the Melbourne music scene as a rockin' guitarist and vocalist with her band Claire Birchall & the Phantom Hitchhikers, but this year she snuck off alone and locked herself in her bedroom with some drum machines, synths and a 4-track and made a DIY synth-pop album, which is soon to be released on Melbourne's It Records. The first single from the album Running In Slow Motion: ‘Dead Air', is out this October.
To celebrate the single release, Claire is playing a Tote front bar residency on Wednesday nights through October, with some amazingly talented supports.
Bend the West!!! is the new project of writer and multi instrumentalist Oliver Iacono. WE SOUND LIKE Neil Diamond, Glenn Miller, Dido, and the Astro Boy soundtrack. We try to make every song sound different, you will not get bored. It took us almost an hour to set up at rehearsal the other week. Yike
Born from the ashes of cult Melbourne band The Gooses, The Tropicals will bring us their brand of atmosperic, groove driven, hook laden, new wave surf rock. Earlier in 2019 they released their second single 'Desert Dolewave'!