What’s Cool and Unusual – 15th April 2009

a quick heads up – i’ll be in malaysia and thailand for most of may. i’m going to schedule the weekly updates whilst i’m away so send thru any events asap so i can add them in before i go as i’m not sure how much time and access i’ll have to keep them up to date whilst i’m away. now…blue shirt or red shirt?!

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wed 15

i’ll be in paint it black again tonight – drop in and have a chat. obviously i’m not going to be there on wednesdays whilst i’m overseas! 😉

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thu 16

@ PACT theatre – 107 railway parade erskineville
7:30pm start
$10 / $8 (for concession) on the door

THE SPLINTER ORCHESTRA
large-scale electro-acoustic improvising ensemble, The Splinter Orchestra, will be performing for the first time in sydney for many months!

Sydney-based artist Mathew Rochford will also be presenting a new piece for 50 clocks on the night. The night is presented by Quarterbred.

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fri 17

eva burning light, 319 parramatta rd, leichardt

squat punk frenzy

Room 1. 8pm: Punkcore feat. Grim Love, Hot Girls, Badlands, Scum System Kill, The Disadvantaged, Upsidedown Ms Jane.

Room 2. 8pm: Noise/Breakcore feat. Turds of Prey, Forming, Freedom Sound, Free Damage, Spin Control, Dj Corporal Leper, Dj Shithouse, Swarm, Dislasystem

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fri 17

Serial Space
33 wellington st, chippendale
8pm? $?

FREE CHOICE DUO & SUPERSTAR are bringing their longform textured music to Sydney.

w/ Garbage & The Flowers + Holy Balm

FREE CHOICE DUO are Jarrod & Jess playing synthesizer, electric organ & ryhthm box. Most likely performing our latest composition “Coal Train”.

SUPERSTAR are Keiran & Esther playing guitar & synthesizer. Most likely performing their on-going ever evolving piece “Space Hassle”.

Hopefully copies of the FREE CHOICE / MENTAL POWERS split 7″ (on Fifth Column) will be available. Superstar will maybe prepare a tour cdr?

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fri 17

Gallucci @ The Place – Friday 17/4/09 – 10:15pm.

Swing by and hear ‘227’ played AAlive start to finish, with Mr Corcoran now re-imagining basslines on the B3. Stick around after to work on your free-throws. Usually our prac spot, ‘The Place To Be…’ is situated on Crown Lane in Darlinghurst – behind Bill & Toni’s, at the basketball ring. Museum Station is nearby. Get in touch if you’d like this exaplined more clearly. Ciao for now.

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fri 17

Mutiny zine is turning three! To celebrate you’re invited to a party at Black Rose Books (22 Enmore Rd, Newtown) at 7pm on April 17. Mutiny is a Sydney-based zine which aims to explore different avenues of disobedience and resistance, and to encourage people to write about their ideas, actions and experiences. Mutiny is available for free every month on paper and online at http://www.jura.org.au/mutiny

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sat 18

eva burning light, 319 parramatta rd, leichardt

squat punk frenzy

Room 1. 2pm: Squatting workshop featuring sydneys’ squatting best. Come find people to squat with!

Room 1. 8pm: Punkcore feat. Walrora, Do Not Resuscitate, Crippled Gyspies, Capacapo, Voting With Bricks, Sticky Fingers, Crux, Jiveass Trio.

Room 2. 8pm: Dodgy disco + Other things feat. Dj Oke, Deadbeat + more

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sat 18

glebe record fair
opposite glebe markets
9am

only mention this as there will be a combined paint it black/accident prone/tenzenmen table at the fair!

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sat 18

Suite 404, Hibernian House, Elizabeth Street, Surry Hills
9pm, $10 donation will get you entry, 3D glasses & a blue & red shot of liqueur

3D PARTY @ HIBERNIAN HOUSE, ROOM 4OH!4

Featuring the combined talents of…

YES NUKES
SIMO SOO
WAR BOYS
MILLY VON ILL (DJ SET)
CATINABOX (DJ SET)

+ special surprise guests TBA

Also, 3D films will fill the walls. Also all guests to the event will also feature in stunning realistic 3D, too!!!!!!!!!!!

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sat 18

SERIAL SPACE
33 wellington street, chippendale
5:00pm – 10:30pm

FTW FUNDRAISER.

raising money for our first collection.

there will be select garments available for purchase, from our ‘tie-die’ range, and our upcoming collection, as well as a small selection of vintage clothing.

LIVE PERFORMANCES from catcall, circle pit, kirin j callinan and dominic talarico.

SHOW STARTS EARLY – 5PM til 10PM.
all ages – there will also be a bar set up inside.

www.myspace.com/ftwfashion
www.serialspace.org – for map

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sat 18

4 Talbot St, Sydenham
(1ST LEFT AFTER HUNGRY JACKS, HEADING SOUTH FROM NEWTOWN ON THE PRINCES HWY)

$16 8pm?

Bug Girl,Peter Pan Speedrock, Captain Reckless and Nobody Knew They Were Robots

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sun 19

eva burning light, 319 parramatta rd, leichardt

squat punk frenzy

Room 1. 2pm: Acoustic, folk, hiphhop, spoken words, art, drama afternoon. 

Room 2. ?pm: more!

(sorry – couldn’t find any more details but there will definitely be something on!)

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sun 19

Locksmith Gallery
6 botany rd, redfern
6pm, $?

FREE CHOICE DUO & SUPERSTAR

w/ Hochman & Hopkins + Knitted Abyss + more

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sun 19

Mountain Fold Music Journal Launch Party

Black & Blue Gallery
302/267-271 Cleveland Street
Redfern
4-7PM

Alcohol supplied by Grolsch

Issue #1 features:

– Beaches
– Eddy Current Suppression Ring
– Fabulous Diamonds
– Naked On The Vague
– Michael Rother
– Songs

is that enough for ya!

shaun/tenzenmen
++ i’ll either be at these events or wishing i was there ++

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