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Song of the Day: Cameras – “June”

June 3, 2012 The Audio Perv 0

We like to reserve our “Song of the Day” feature for songs that we’ll be playing non-stop throughout the day. They’re not always cheery, in fact most of the time they’re not. We could probably feature a different Morrissey song every time but we’re going to go with some really good new music from one of our favorite Australian bands, Cameras. They made their US debut at Culture Collide and CMJ last year (they played our party, they were …

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Tony Mott and Australia’s Cameras and Guineafowl Tune Into CMJ

October 24, 2011 drainu182 0

Written by Tina Benitez, Photos by Patrick Eves

“I’m a rock ‘n’ roll photographer, which is a strange thing to be,” said Tony Mott. Mott’s shot of the Divinyl’s singer Chissie Amphlett taken during one of the band’s residency shows at Sydney’s Picadilly Hotel in the early ’80s was selected for their tour poster (with a $20 pay off) changing everything for the former hotel chef. Today, Mott has rock stories that could fill a book—and he has. …

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CMJ Spotlight: Cameras

October 17, 2011 drainu182 0

Australian natives Cameras invade NYC week for the CMJ Music Marathon. Their crisp and layered live show is one not to be missed and has been received with rave reviews. The band’s debut full length In Your Room is due out October 25th on Manimal Vinyl (home of Warpaint, Bat for Lashes, Sister Crayon and papercranes). The video for first single “Defeatist” recently premiered on MTV Hive.

CAMERAS IN NYC (dates in bold indicate during CMJ
Oct 18th

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Cameras Changing Lanes Festival Australia Review

October 6, 2011 drainu182 0

By Lachlan Mitchell

Soon to hit the road for the first time across America, Australian band Cameras played a hauntingly resonant gig in Sydney ahead of their debut international tour. Playing a mid-afternoon slot at Changing Lanes festival, the heat of the sun wasn’t a complement of the bands soundscape. But that was no restriction to their likeability.

The bands atmospheric sound travelled all the way down to Sydney’s Central train station where it left passengers in a trance and …

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The Audio Perv, Some Kind Of Awesome, Audible Treats and Whips and Chords Present 6DB UNOFFICIAL CMJ SHOWCASE

October 5, 2011 drainu182 3

Sometimes one just isn’t enough! That’s why we’re coming back with ANOTHER CMJ PARTY!. Wait, we said that already didn’t we? Sorry but we jumped the gun on this announcement last week, had to make a few changes but we’re now ALL SET TO GO!

We’re bringing back our buddies Some Kind Of Awesome but this party is going to be so crazy and so much fun, we knew that we would need that extra extra bit of pure …