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Rollin’ into Sydney Town

Posted in Music with tags , , , , , , , , , on October 17, 2011 by Weary Hobo

Rolling Stone have called Sal Kimber and The Rollin’ Wheel ‘Australiana-soaked alt-country at its finestThe Wheel have just released a new album produced by Shane O’Mara (Tim Rogers, The Audreys) and are touring it nationally at the moment.

The Rollin’ Wheel was formed in 2008 with older sister Beth Kimber, Jacob Cole, Cat Leahy and Trent McKenzie. Since then they’ve performed extensively across the country including Port Fairy Folk Festival, The National Folk Festival and Blue Mountains Music Festival and last year they toured Canada.

Last week, Evan Hughes interviewed Sal for the Timber and Steel blog (here) including a review of the album. You can get a signed copy of it from JB HI-FI or meet the gorgeous people in person and hear a rocking show!

Saturday 29th October at the Camelot lounge! 19 Marrickville Rd, Marrickville (corner of – and heaps of parking on – Railway Pde, Marrickville) Directly opposite Sydenham Train Station, a short 2 min stroll away.

Since I’m yet to get my hands on the new album, my favourite track is still Sounds Like Thunder

Yours,

W.H.

Free download of our second single now!

Posted in Music with tags , , , , , , , , , , , on August 12, 2011 by Weary Hobo

As you may know our second album will be released next month at The Red Rattler.

The Album launch is on Saturday 17th September and tickets available now on the Sydney Fringe Festival site. To build momentum, last month we released the title track from the album ‘Who’s Got a Padlock and Chain?’ 

To our suprise, a song about locking-on to coal trains stayed in the top ten on the triple j unearthed Roots Charts for weeks and even went to #1!

Today we have released the second single from the album called ‘Passivist‘. This is a new song inspired by Generation X-box. It was partially written in Pirate Studios on the last day of recording and turned out to be one of our favourites from the album. 

Listen for the first time now !

And if you like it, download it now for free at triple j unearthed! It will have more luck in the charts if you give it a review too.

Tell you mates because it is a certainty that this is more Lurkers #1 gold!

W.H.