Going to the Decades Festival this Saturday? The folks from Decades are holding a competition for winners to go back stage and meet Something For Kate at the festival. Simply visit the Decades Facebook page and tag a friend on the post to be in the running.
Something for Kate frontman, Paul Dempsey has been over in Chicago recording his brand new solo album, the follow up to 2009’s Everything is True, at Wilco’s Loft Studios with producer, Tom Schick. Recording has now completed and the album is finished! Stay tuned to Paul’s Facebook , twitter and instagram and www.pauldempseymusic.com for all updates on the album.
My Tunes is a brand new live acoustic series with a personal touch. Each month Giant Dwarf invites a prominent Australian figure to choose a musician special to them to come and perform. It could be the album that helped them through a breakup, a song that alleviated a bout of homesickness, or an artist whose passion and talent ignited their love for music altogether.
The evening will consist of a couple of exclusive live and intimate acoustic performances by the artist followed by a Q&A with the host. Not only will the audience hear about the influences and stories behind the artist’s music, but the artist will be given the opportunity to talk to the host about the specific period of time that led them to their music. The Q&A will be interlaced with memories shared by listeners and audience members.
The first edition of My Tunes will be taking place on Wednesday the 21st October and be hosted by Zan Rowe of triple j, who will be chatting to Paul Dempsey of Something for Kate.
Where: Giant Dwarf, 199 Cleveland St, Redfern, Sydney
When: Wednesday 21st of October from 8pm
THIS EVENT IS SOLD OUT
We are very excited to announce that Something For Kate‘s Paul Dempsey will shortly leave for Chicago to record his second solo album, the follow up to 2009’s ‘Everything is True’.
Recording will take place in Wilco’s The Loft Studios in Chicago with producer Tom Schick who has worked on albums by the likes of Ryan Adams, Sonic Youth, Low, Wilco, M. Ward, Rufus Wainwright and many more.
And in other exciting news we are very happy to share with you that Paul Dempsey and Stephanie Ashworth recently welcomed the arrival of their second child, a daughter.
Follow all the progress of the album recording on Pauls facebook, instagram & on www.pauldempseymusic.com
Check out this cool animated story about a young Paul Dempsey & Clint Hyndman as they start out forming Something For Kate out of high school. Melbourne’s Something For Kate are the latest band to take part in Music Matters Australia and New Zealand’s campaign.
The animated campaign to encourage people to think about the value of music has previously seen Nick Cave, Oh Mercy and The Rubens among other acts take part.
Usually the focus of the animation is the artist’s backstory, however Something For Kate – who kicked off their 20th anniversary tour in 2014 – decided to shift the focus to the live music and touring aspects of bands.
Created by Sydney-based illustrator and animator Jennifer Dickinson, the short animation follows the imagination of a young boy who wants to start a band.
The Something For Kate store is having a mid year clearance sale! We’ve reduced just about everything by 20-40% – and as well as that, there are now some rare items available that have never been offered in the store before – and some that havent been available for some time.
You’ll find t-shirts from as low as $7 up to a maximum of $21. Most posters have been reduced, poster packs are available again, the SFK book has been reduced to $20 and vinyl 7″ singles are now only $5. This includes selected Paul Dempsey merchandise also.
Hurry while stocks last! Visit HERE to check it out.
After 2 fantastic nights of ‘Something for John’ shows, we would like to express our deep gratitude to everyone who performed, our wonderful crew, the management of all the artists, booking agents, Corner Presents and of course to you, the generous audience – and to all those who donated. Thank you, you have helped a beautiful man, fellow musician and his family.