streetlight

streetlight

BandAlternativeRock

Streetlight have returned in 2008 with a fresh outlook on their music, through over 100 live shows and national tours through 2006/2007.. 2008 will see a new EP and subsequent tours!

Biography

Being one of the world's most isolated regions, Perth, Western Australia has developed a unique music scene that cultivates many exotic styles which creatively distinguish artists such as The Sleepy Jackson, Eskimo Joe, Gyroscope and of course, Streetlight.

Since their inception in 2004, Streetlight have solidified their eclectic mash of alternative, rock and experimental leanings into a unique and fresh sound. With a loyal fanbase and a reputation for their electric live shows, 2007 saw Streetlight release their self titled debut mini album through MGM distribution/iTunes, toured nationally and are pleased to have consecutively sold out the five hundred capacity Amplifier Bar in Perth three times. Streetlight have shared the stage with acts such as Youth Group, Operator Please, Van She, Dead Letter Circus, Karnivool, Wolf & Cub, Gyroscope, Behind Crimson Eyes, Birds of Tokyo, Snowman and Lost Valentinos and have played over 100 shows nationally.

2006 in brief:

- Won the Next Big Thing competition statewide in July. (Western Australia)
- The Poet's Paper Boat, Sunshine Apartments and Attack That Gentleman recieving high rotation on RTRFM, airplay on Triple J and other major community radio stations throughout Australia
- Toured Adelaide with Gyroscope in August.
- Supported Snowman, Wolf & Cub and The Valentino's.
- Played over 30 local and interstate shows between May and December.
- Released debut single 'Attack That Gentleman' to a sold-out Amplifier Bar in December.

2007

- Nominated in two categories of the WAMI awards (West Australian Music Industry) 'Favourite Newcomer' and 'Most Promising New Act'
- WAM Regional tour
- Played Big Day Out Converse stage to approx 1000
- Sold out Amplifier Bar for mini album release
- 7/7/07 Released Self titled mini album nationally through MGM
- Completed a successful national tour of Australia (including sold out rocket bar, adelaide)

2008

- Nominated for 'Best Live Act' WAMi Award along with Gyroscope, Karnivool and Snowman.
- Supported Karnivool and Youth Group
- Recording forthcoming EP with Dave Parkin @ Blackbird Studios in April 2008.

Discography

- Forthcoming EP release scheduled for mid-2008 (demo sample available on myspace)
- Debut self titled mini album released through MGM Australia 7/7/07 and on iTunes digitally.
- Debut single, 'Attack That Gentleman' released to critical acclaim in Australia, December 2006.
- 'The Poet's Paper Boat' licensed to MP3 Empowered X-Games Compilation through Sony BMG and Rajon Records in Australia.
- Styrofoam Lovers featured on Van Diemen Records Best of Australian Indie compilation - 2006
- "The Poet's Paper Boat" and "Sunshine Apartments" and 'Attack That Gentleman" have recieved extensive airplay on Australia's national youth radio network, Triple J and RTR FM92.1 and all other major community stations throughout Australia and are available for streaming online at www.vandiemensland.com and www.myspace.com/streetlightonline

Set List

Can play material up to and over 1 hour.