Pikelet/Richard In Your Mind co-headline tour


RIYMPikeletPoster

RICHARD IN YOUR MIND + PIKELET NATIONAL CO-HEADLINE TOUR

September/October 2010

They’ve both put out second albums this year, both won heady praise and adulation around the nation for their musical brilliance, and now Melbourne’s Pikelet and Sydney’s Richard In Your Mind join forces for a national co-headline tour of earthshaking incredible-ness.

The wildly eclectic, patently amazing and ridiculously entertaining Richard In Your Mind are still a little puffed up from all the plaudits heaped on My Volcano, which earned albums of the week around the nation and handsome Triple J rotation on its release in June. They smashed a national launch tour in July and are now slavering to get back on the road.

Meanwhile Melbourne’s dazzling, incomparable Pikelet have enjoyed a similarly meteoric trajectory with Stem, which was released to the sound of a million jaws dropping back in February. Flogged by community radio and Triple J alike, and showered in critical superlatives, Stem hit the spot and kept hitting it until a thrilling musical climax echoed across the land.

Separately they were unstoppable, but together Richard In Your Mind and Pikelet are INDESTRUCTIBLE.

RICHARD IN YOUR MIND/PIKELET CO-HEADLINE TOUR

Geelong

Friday Sep 17

The National Hotel

tickets $12+bf from www.mohshtix.com.au / 1300 438 849

or $15 on the door if still available

Melbourne

Saturday Sep 18

Curtin Bandroom

tickets $12+bf from www.moshtix.com.au / 1300 438 849

or $15 on the door if still available

Canberra

Friday Sep 24

ANU Bar

$15 on the door – door sales only

Sydney

Saturday Sep 25

The Gaelic Club

tickets $12+bf from www.moshtix.com.au / 1300 438 849

or $15 on the door if still available

Katoomba

Sunday Sep 26

Gearins Hotel

tickets $12+bf from www.moshtix.com.au / 1300 438 849

or $15 on the door if still available

Toowoomba

Thursday Sep 30

Spotted Cow

free entry

Gold Coast

Friday Oct 1

Coolangatta Hotel

tickets $12+bf from www.oztix.com.au and www.moshtix.com.au

or $15 on the door if still available

Brisbane

Saturday Oct 2

The Clubhouse

tickets $12+bf from www.moshtix.com.au / 1300 438 849

or $15 on the door if still available


Related Artists & Releases

New tour announcements – The Cannanes, Bushwalking, Pikelet, Darren Sylvester!

With a bevy of releases still to come this year (from Pikelet, Bushwalking, Darren Sylvester, the Ancients, and more yet to be announced) it’s a veritable whirlwind of new singles, videos, instores and launches at the moment at Chapter HQ. So here’s a round-up of gig news from our ever-expanding stable of auteur savant genii!
THE [...]

Pikelet tour starts this week!

Don’t forget that Pikelet take off this week for a handful of dates around the country, most likely their last interstate jaunt before bunkering down to start work on album number three! Evelyn Morris is also playing a solo Pikelet show in Darwin later this month, her first every Northern Territory show!
SAT 7 MAY – [...]

Pikelet – May micro tour!

Australian Music Prize-nominated psych pop wonders Pikelet announce a brief but enthusiastic Australian tour in May.

Pikelet’s head-swirling second album Stem recently took on all comers to be one of just nine nominated for the 2010 Australian Music Prize. It was a fitting conclusion to a year packed with adventures such as tours with Dirty Projectors, Devendra [...]

Pikelet nominated for Australian Music Prize!

(photo by Lauren Bamford)
In a ceremony held last week at the Sydney Opera House, Melbourne psych pop wonders Pikelet were shortlisted for the Australian Music Prize for their second album Stem (Love+Mercy/Chapter Music, through Shock Distribution).
Recorded in Melbourne with Chicago-expat producer Casey Rice (Tortoise, Liz Phair, Ben Lee), Stem was hugely acclaimed [...]

Stem CD available now through the Chapter webstore!

Pikelet’s amazing second album Stem, a split release between Chapter Music and Love+Mercy Records, is finally available for mailorder through the Chapter webstore. It’s only $25 including postage worldwide!