Record Store Day
2013-03-27 22:37 by TravisB
As a lover and supporter of vinyl and all good music stores, Gotye is releasing a strictly limited edition 12" coloured vinyl of 'State Of The Art' in celebration of Record Store Day in Australia, UK and Germany on April 20.
The single features an exclusive never-before-released b-side: 'State Of The Art [The Chap's State of the Television remix]' so get down to your local record store and show your support by snapping up one of these soon-to-be-rare 12" records.
A side: State Of The Art [Making Mirrors mix]
B side: State Of The Art [The Chap's State of the Television remix]
12" hot pink coloured vinylMatte varnish jacket with exclusive artwork by Rubber House180gsm heavy weight vinyl
Gotye with Perfect Tripod - Quasimodo’s Dream
2013-03-17 10:00 by TravisB
SLAM proudly presents the second in their series of limited edition 7” vinyl and digital releases.
Quasimodo’s Dream, the 1981 classic by The Reels; voted number 10 in the top Australian songs of all time by APRA has now been reinterpreted by Gotye, with Perfect Tripod (featuring Eddie Perfect & Tripod). A limited vinyl release of this song includes a special collaboration by internationally acclaimed visual artist Patricia Piccinini.
SLAM approached Wally (Gotye) to represent them as a SLAMbassador after he’d just caught Tripod’s ‘Australian Songs’ show. Wally was taken by Tripod’s Acapella renditions of the classic Australian songbook and the seed was planted for their version of Quasimodo’s Dream.
To enhance SLAM’s 7” series, highly respected visual artists have embraced the opportunity to work with their musical contemporaries. Patricia Piccinini’s visual interpretation of Quasimodo’s Dream is an exciting addition to the project.
Gotye and the other artists that support SLAM may never need to play small gigs again, yet they appreciate how important small gigs are; in backyards, garages, traditional pubs, small bars, warehouses, paddocks or wherever they happen. Between the bedroom and the world stage, we need gigs of all sizes as stepping stones in a musician’s path.
SLAM’s Pledge project is also about to announce a very special evening with with Gotye, where a group of lucky people will be able to grab the opportunity to dine with Goyte at his favourite Melbourne restaurant, then catch a live gig... Wally’s treat.
All proceeds raised go to help SLAM with their fighting fund. Pledge Now Open – pledges close May 15, 2013. Limited edition collectors copy to the first 1,000 vinyl orders. Orders fulfilled after crowd-‐funding is closed and in accordance with the terms available at Pledge Music: pledgemusic.com/projects/slam
New Gotye merch store
2013-03-07 17:20 by TravisB
Finally, you can order Gotye merch without paying exorbitant postage costs from Australia (unless you live in Australia, in which case I will be happy to charge you exorbitant postage charges for shipping from overseas back home. Jokes)
Now admittedly, you lose out on engaging with the charming Gotye mailman, which is a shame, but things have outgrown our little cottage industry so I hope you find these new merch options more convenient and better priced. Hover your mouse over the "Store" tab above, this will reveal a drop down menu where you can select the store that relates to your part of the world.
A few items (e.g. Boardface cds, and some leftover teeshirts we have in Australia) will only be available in the Aus/NZ store, so if you wanna go digging, you might find some items that vary between countries' stores. Just remember: the exorbitant postages huh?