Perth show announced, #1 single goes platinum
2011-08-15 17:38 by Kate
Gotye is very pleased to add a Perth show to his run of national album launches later this year.
Friday 9th December - Belvoir Amphitheatre.
Tickets are on sale Friday 26th August, sign up to the mailing list to be the first to know about a special fan presale.
Most of the dates – including a record four Melbourne Forum shows over one weekend – are completely sold out. There are a handful of tickets left to the second Adelaide performance at the Thebarton.
Wally de Backer's long-awaited album Making Mirrors is released this Friday, 19th August via Eleven: a music company. It was premiered in full last night on triple j and is streaming right now on triplej.net.au.
The current single from that album 'Somebody That I Used To Know (feat. Kimbra)' completed its steady ascent to #1 on the ARIA Charts last week and has now achieved Platinum sales. Remarkably, Gotye ’ s 2006 album Like Drawing Blood also re-entered the ARIA Chart at #19 while his d ebut album Boardface made its first ever entry into the ARIA Charts at #93 .
International interest in Gotye is also building, with the single reaching #2 on the iTunes Single Charts in both Holland and his native Belgium.
Early Praise for Making Mirrors
9/10 - ‘Masterful songwriting…an album to return to over and over’
– Zan Rowe, triple j magazine.
- Rolling Stone.
"A lyrically rich and musically broad experience…Another triumph ”
– Mess + Noise
‘A masterclass in post-modern pop craft’
– MAG (Best New Release)
Head to the SHOWS page for all ticketing information
More shows announced + full album playback on triple j
2011-08-10 09:00 by Medynski
Gotye has added several shows to his Making Mirrors album tour in response to overwhelming demand. Third shows have been added to Brisbane and Melbourne, as has a second show to Adelaide. Tickets for these additional shows go on sale at 9am on Friday, 12th August. See below for news shows added.
Stay tuned for a Perth show to be announced soon.
‘Somebody That I Used To Know (feat. Kimbra)’ continues its steady ascendancy to the good end of the charts. After climbing to #3 on the ARIA Singles Chart last week, it is currently sitting atop the iTunes chart and cracked 1 million YouTube views a few days ago.
In a special radio event, Making Mirrors (out 19th August via Eleven: a music company) will be premiered in full on triple j this Sunday, 14th August. Tune into ‘2011’ with Richard Kingsmill from 7pm to hear the entire album for the first time.
MAKING MIRRORS ALBUM LAUNCHES
Melbourne, Adelaide and Perth shows presented by thevine.com.au, Beat and dB Magazine.
Saturday 20th August - Graphic Festival, Sydney Opera House - An Animated Album Preview (SOLD OUT)
Sunday 21st August - Graphic Festival, Sydney Opera House - An Animated Album Preview (SOLD OUT)
Friday 30th September – The Forum, Melbourne (SOLD OUT)
Saturday 1st October - – The Forum, Melbourne (3rd Show – ON SALE FRIDAY 12TH AUGUST, 9AM )
Sunday 2nd October - The Forum, Melbourne (SOLD OUT)
Wednesday 5th October - Thebarton Theatre, Adelaide (2nd Show - ON SALE FRIDAY 12TH AUGUST, 9AM)
Thursday 6th October – Her Majesty’s Theatre, Adelaide (SOLD OUT)
Saturday 8th October (Matinee) - Valley Fiesta presents: Gotye at the Brisbane Powerhouse, Brisbane (SOLD OUT)
Saturday 8th October – Valley Fiesta presents: Gotye at the Brisbane Powerhouse, Brisbane (SOLD OUT)
Sunday 9th October - Valley Fiesta presents: Gotye at the Brisbane Powerhouse, Brisbane (3rd SHOW - ON SALE FRIDAY 12TH AUGUST, 9AM)
Saturday 26th November – Foreshore Festival Canberra (Tickets onsale now)
Saturday, 3rd December – Homebake Festival, The Domain, Sydney (Tickets onsale 15th August)
Bibio remixes Somebody That I Used To Know
2011-08-09 10:00 by Wally
Bibio has produced a wonderful remix of Somebody That I Used To Know. Listen and download here
It's featured on NME's best free mp3s blog
If you haven't already done so, check out Bibio's amazing new record Mind Bokeh. It's a stunningly produced album