Birds Of Tokyo

It's no secret that the landscape of Birds Of Tokyo's home of Western Australia; a desert-like state so vast and unforgiving that to provide it with a soundtrack requires a higher level of grandeur and majesty one would ever dare associate with the 'pop' music tag.

But, down to its bones, pop music is what Birds of Tokyo write... they just layer those bones in muscle, and give the beast a heart. Beautifully expressive in its texture, yet thick and rich in its deceptive simplicity; Birds Of Tokyo's music is universal and incredibly humanistic. In what could be described as the blink of an eye, the band have struck a nerve in their homeland, giving way to an unprecedented rise to popularity, but it is in their blossoming international recognition can be seen the band's true strength and ability to connect with people.

Their latest offering, self titled BIRDS OF TOKYO is an album that carries with it the weight of one man’s world… the entire emotional gamut of a love lost, and the broken heart it left in its wake; set to music of depth and complexity. And it is this journey into such deeply personal territory that makes this the band’s most resonant album, because broken hearts are universal and timeless.

CC:DISCO!

VILLAGE SOUNDS WELCOMES CC:DISCO!

Commonly known as Australia's First Lady of Disco, Club DJ and Radio announcer CC:DISCO has been spreading the good gospel across dance floors and over the airwaves since 2010, and has firmly secured her place in one of the most respected cities in the world for underground music… Melbourne, Australia.

Having played some of the worlds biggest dance music festivals, she's no stranger to a heaving crowd. Her unflinching ability to command a dance floor with her eclectic signature disco, boogie and house sets has made her a sought after international DJ, playing shows throughout North America, Europe and more. Not only has she thrown down her uniquely vibing sets at every classic Melbourne venue from The Mercat, New Guernica to Toff, Boney, Revolver and My Aeon she's also conquered local festivals Strawberry Fields, Falls Festival, Sugar Mountain, Paradise Festival, Boogie Festival and of course recently Groovin the Moo.

A radio veteran of 16 years, her unique and refreshingly honest approach to interviewing guests and curating quality music has resulted in her Friday night PBS FM show 'Smoke And Mirrors' amassing a huge and dedicated following. It's also resulted in some of the world’s biggest disco and house artists guesting on her show including Greg Wilson, Jacques Renault, Suzanne Kraft, Andras Fox, Harvey Sutherland, Horse Meat Disco to name a few.
Set to release long awaited CC Disco edits in 2016, our First Lady of Disco is poised to unleash her trademark good time disco bliss on the world.
Methyl Ethel Rulez

METHYL ETHEL JOINS VILLAGE SOUNDS

Methyl Ethel is the uninhibited alt-pop project from Perth musician Jake Webb. The band started in 2013, as an outlet for the reverb soaked home recordings Webb was working on whilst developing his ambient and textural guitar playing in a variety of local outfits. Methyl Ethel has since blossomed into one of the most critically revered and publicly embraced acts coming out of Western Australia in some time.

Built from the ground up in various bedrooms, friends’ studios and quiet caverns over 2013, the exceptional EP diptych Guts and Teeth, which explore themes of anxiety, disillusionment and stasis, were released in quick succession. These intricate tapestries of melody, dripping with lush eccentricity, ascended through the ether and onto the airwaves, with Indie Shuffle, Happy, triple j, FBi Radio, 3RRR and RTRFM amongst others all taking note.

So far, 2015 has seen the band hone their sound, on debut LP Oh Inhuman Spectacle and its accompanying singles Twilight Driving and Rogues (awarded 2015 WAM Pop Song of the Year). Recorded in the same manner as its predecessors, Oh Inhuman Spectacle masterfully blends pop and esotericism to create an undeniable piece of work, which has landed at the top of many mid-year album lists and been championed by supporters new and old.

After a year of relentless touring, sharing stages with the likes of Courtney Barnett, San Cisco, & Holy Holy, Methyl Ethel are now a headliner in their own right. With their hometown album launch hitting capacity in a matter of minutes, and their Melbourne date selling out weeks in advance, the excitement surrounding the act and their breathtaking live show is palpable. October will see the band take a break from working on the follow up to Oh Human Spectacle to head stateside for CMJ, with a busy Australian summer to follow.

VALLIS ALPS

VALLIS ALPS JOINS VILLAGE SOUNDS AGENCY

We are thrilled to announce that the Agency has grown to include Parissa Tosif and David Ansari who make up Canberra/Seattle-based electronic duo VALLIS ALPS.

Their music blends down-tempo, piano-driven melodies and acoustic guitar with 80's pop synths and gritty trap beats to compliment their half-nostalgic, half-foretelling lyrics.

Since releasing their independent self-titled debut EP in Jan 2015, the pair’s mesmerizing tunes have clocked over 2+ million SoundCloud plays (27, 000 of which appeared in the first 24 hours) and peaked at #1 on Hype Machine upon release. They continued to make their mark on the Aus iTunes Electronic Album and Singles Chart for ‘Young’ at #2 and #23 respectively, debuting in the Top 100 ARIA singles chart - a great feat for a new act with no label support.

They were also named as triple j Unearthed, AIR + Rdio and FBi Radio feature artists and were recently included as Zan Rowe’s ‘Song You Need To Hear’ on CBC’s Public Radio Picks.

The Vallis Alps EP is available on iTunes now.

Hockey Dad

HOCKEY DAD JOINS VILLAGE SOUNDS AGENCY

'Leisure Coast' surf duo Hockey Dad are today happy to announce they've joined Village Sounds and Inertia via Farmer & The Owl, as well as national tour dates with DZ Deathrays and Bass Drum Of Death (US).

Following tours and supports with other mates like Bad Dreems and The Living End, Hockey Dad were recently named winners of the Triple J Unearthed Falls competition that will see them play Byron Bay Falls Festival over the new year.

The bands' fun and consistently solid live performances have won them many fans across the country, which is set to continue into the new year with lots of big shows & plans beginning to take shape.

Be sure to check the 'playing' tab to see when they'll be playing at a city near you.

VILLAGE SOUNDS

Village Sounds is a domestic Booking Agency representing the live touring of some of Australia’s best acts.

Established in 1998 by Jessica Ducrou, Village Sounds is an agency that represents a diversity of artists ranging from bands in the early stages of their career to artists that have sold millions of records, across a range of musical genres.

Village Sounds is a co-producer on Splendour In The Grass, Homebake & Falls Festival & has offices based in Sydney, Melbourne & Byron Bay.

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