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Purplene's Debut

Purplene's Debut



Publication Date: September 30, 1998
Event Date: Friday, October 2, 1998
Venue: Hunter on Hunter


THOSE frisbee-chucking, guitar-loving lads PURPLENE have romped into familiar territory with their shimmering and warm debut SMH DAYS. The four-piece group, launching its THREE TRACK RECORDS debut this Friday night at the Hunter On Hunter, says it was 'propelled' into this recording ...

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Head South for Purplene Launch

Head South for Purplene Launch



Publication Date: October 28, 1998


COMPARISONS to SWERVEDRIVER and SEBADOH abound when the name PURPLENE and its debut CD SMH DAYS are mentioned. This is because SMH DAYS offers cautious guitar driven pop which careers between the epic and the delicate soundscapes. The lead single PARIS FALLING IN, with its warm guitar textures ...

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Smudged Purplene

Smudged Purplene



Publication Date: February 24, 1999
Event Date: Friday, March 5, 1999
Venue: Northern Star Hotel


NEWCASTLE has former Novocastrians PURPLENE to thank for next week's SMUDGE gig at the Northern Star. SMUDGE jumped at the opportunity to headline the gig with PURPLENE, on Friday, March 5, to promote SMUDGE'S latest CD REAL MCOY WRONG SINATRA on the HALF A COW label. The video for the ...

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Gig of the Week

Gig of the Week



Publication Date: April 19, 2000
Event Date: Thursday, April 20, 2000
Venue: The Cambridge Hotel


POST-ROCK: THIS week's GIG OF THE WEEK would have to be PURPLENE (pictured above) tomorrow night at The Cambridge Hotel with AUDIOPHILE and UKIYO-E. Purplene formed in 1996 in Newcastle, and moved to Sydney where they have supported the likes of TRANS AM, BLUEBOTTLE KISS, SOMETHING FOR KATE, ...

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Purplene Gearing up for LP Release

Purplene Gearing up for LP Release



Publication Date: October 17, 2001
Event Date: Saturday, October 20, 2001
Venue: Northern Star Hotel


IF you have been wondering what happened to Purplene, hold that thought because the group is gearing up to release its debut LP this week and celebrate with a number of shows. The local indie rock group will return with a show at The Northern Star Hotel on Saturday night. Purplene has been busy ...

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Purplene Focus On Production

Purplene Focus On Production



Publication Date: June 16, 2004
Event Date: Friday, June 18, 2004
Venue: The Cambridge Hotel


WHEN PURPLENE constantly found itself listening to albums by NIRVANA, THE JESUS LIZARD and THE DIRTY THREE, the band realised it was not just the music it was attracted to, it was the production as well. The albums boast the wizardry of STEVE ALBINI, a Chicago-based producer who is credited for ...

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