Women In Docs – Carousel CD
7th Feb 2013 // P1-55
“lush melodies and captivating lyrics... a collection of new and original material as fresh as a temperate morning breeze... harmonies are note-perfect, the melodies invigorating... the songs are infused with a literary sensibility. Carousel... will probably make your day a whole lot more enjoyable.” Patrick Emery, Beat Magazine, January 2014
The Gin Club – Self Titled re-issue – double vinyl
P1-53 // December 2013
10th Anniversary Double Vinyl edition
“My favorite album of 2004.” Ian Haug, Powderfinger, Rolling Stone Magazine. The Gin Club’s eponymous debut album was recorded in just one day at Airlock Studios in Brisbane after band member Scotty Regan won some recording time in a charity auction. It features the now classic tracks Wylde Bitch, You Don’t See, Dear Rose and Cinderella. The Gin Club self titled is re-released on vinyl by Plus One Records this December here. There are only limited quantities available so get in quick.
Halfway – Any old Love: 12″ Vinyl
Plus One Records P1-50LP
Vinyl edition of the album, complete with full digital download card
Halfway – Any old Love: Gatefold CD
Released 07 February 2014 | Plus One Records P1-50
The boys' fouth album, and it's a masterpiece. "This world should grind you down. With its toughness. Its pain. Instead it lifts you up. Because it gives you songs from people who’ve learned how the main chance is entirely up to them. It depends on love. And decency. And being wide awake when the beauty comes. Listen for the beauty. There it is — one example among many — in the high-lonesome refrain that sweetens the chorus at the end of ‘Waking Hours’. Loveliness. Good and simple. Here’s a world tuned to redemption. Here’s the Halfway world".
January 22, 2014
They are back on the road in February and March for another run of shows about the place, and they’ll be giving fans a sneak preview of their upcoming fifth album, tentatively entitled “All Of Your Bases Are Now Under Our Control”. Thrillingly, they will be joined once more by prodigal Scandinavian all-rounder Ola Karlsson, who’s back in the country for another shot at the title.
The Gin Club – Australia’s premiere eclectic eccentric introspective collective since 2003.
- Sunday 9th February – The Brisbane Hotel, Hobart
- Thurs 20th February – Moonshine @ Hotel Steyne, Manly, Sydney.
- Friday 21st Feb – The Petersham Bowls Club, Petersham, Sydney
- Saturday 22nd Feb – The Yarra Hotel, Abbotsford, Melbourne
- Sunday 23rd Feb – Spiegeltent, Adelaide Festival
- Friday 14th March – The Underdog, Fortitude Valley, Brisbane
Please contact venues for ticketing information.
Someday this war’s gonna end.
See more at: www.theginclub.com.au
January 13, 2014
We’re really please to present Halfway’s new video, for DROPOUT.
The album is getting closer to official release, things are hotting up!
January 5, 2014
with Paddy McHugh and the Goldminers & Silent Feature Era
Saturday 08 February 2014 (opening 7.30PM)
Brisbane band Halfway announce their much anticipated 4th album ‘Any Old Love’, a journey into the outback world of broken down jockeys, also-rans and bar room redemption.
‘Any Old Love’ is set in Barcaldine in the 1970’s and tells the tale of an injured former big-time jockey working on the Central Western Railway Line. Here he becomes increasingly estranged from his family as the lost dreams of champagne-soaked Group 1 winners lead him to the mighty Shakespeare Hotel. The camaraderie amidst the jukebox sounds of Freddie Fender and Tom T Hall offering comfort in this isolated outpost.
‘Any Old Love’ sees the return of esteemed Go-Betweens founder Robert Forster as producer having worked with Halfway on their previous record ‘An Outpost of Promise’. The band also attracted the ear of legendary Replacements producer Peter Jesperson who co-produced the album with new Halfway member John Willsteed. Halfway were formed in Brisbane a decade ago. The band has built up loyal followings both locally and overseas on the back of three critically acclaimed albums and countless live shows. Along the way playing coveted support slots for bands such as the Black Keys, Band of Horses, Richard Hawley, J Mascis and The Jayhawks.
In 2008, Halfway members John Busby and Chris Dale were awarded Queensland’s most prestigious songwriting award, ‘The Grant McLennan Songwriting Fellowship.’
Release Details: ‘Any Old Love’ will be released nationally on Plus One Records on 7 Feb 2014. Available on iTunes, Deluxe CD & 180 Gram Vinyl.