Tumbleweed @ Annandale Hotel, 14 April, 2012

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Cabins use their opening slot as an opportunity to test out some new songs ahead of their second album getting a release. The newer material seems to have moved away from debut Bright Victory‘s territory and into a harder sound more of their own making than the sum of their record collections. It should be interesting to hear the recorded output. The band’s makeover of Edwyn Collins’ hit ‘A Girl Like You’ takes it away from the suave northern soul stomp of the original and into a much dirtier and distorted realm.

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Hoodoo Gurus – Dig It Up

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http://www.tonedeaf.com.au/150173/hoodoo-gurus-2.htm

2012 marks 30 years since Sydney band the Hoodoo Gurus (then known as Le Hoodoo Gurus) released their first single, the stomping caveman beat-driven “Leilani”. In the years since that first release, the band has released some of Australia’s most enduring rock songs. To mark the anniversary, the band is bringing together some of their favourite acts for the Dig It Up Invitational.

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