|The Bank Holidays|
|Origin||Perth, Western Australia, Australia|
|Label(s)||Lost And Lonesome Recording Company|
Love Is My Velocity Records
The Bank Holidays are an indie pop band from Perth, Western Australia. Perth is the capital and largest city of the Australian state of Western Australia. Western Australia is a state occupying the entire western third of the Australian continent. For a topic outline on this subject see List of basic Australia topics. A music genre is a categorical and typological construct that identifies musical sounds as belonging to a particular category and type of music that can be distinguished from other "Twee" redirects here For a definition of the word see its entry at wiktionary. Year 2003 ( MMIII) was a Common year starting on Wednesday of the Gregorian calendar. In the Music industry, a record label can be a Brand and a Trademark associated with the Marketing of music recordings and Music Love Is My Velocity is a Perth -based Independent record label. "Twee" redirects here For a definition of the word see its entry at wiktionary. Perth is the capital and largest city of the Australian state of Western Australia. Western Australia is a state occupying the entire western third of the Australian continent.
The Bank Holidays were conceived by James (Jim) Crombie and Wibekke (Bekk) Reczek whilst holidaying in Norway (on Bekk's grandparents' farm), who several weeks later in London enlisted old school friend Nat Carson to form the band. Norway ( Norwegian: Norge ( Bokmål) or Noreg ( Nynorsk) officially the Kingdom of Norway, is a Constitutional On their return to Perth they subsequently recruited drummer Stafford Chater (later replaced by Stuart Leach). Stuart Leach is a musician from Western Australia. Leach was originally the drummer in Freud's Pillow (members of which Kavyen Temperley
The band played their first gig at The Swan Basement in Fremantle under the name 'Tunnelball', a suggestion from Darren Hanlon. Fremantle (commonly known as Freo is a Port City in Western Australia, located southwest of Perth, the state capital at the mouth of Darren Hanlon is an Australian singer/songwriter who plays Urban folk music but changed it to The Bank Holidays before their next gig at Perth's Hyde Park Hotel.
In September 2004 the band released their debut recording, the EP Good Looks To Camera
In February 2005 the band teamed up with The Panics and undertook a national tour of Australia, with the band releasing their second EP, Day For Night later that year. An extended play ( EP) is a Vinyl record, CD, or Music download which contains more music than a single, but is too short to qualify The Panics are an Indie rock band originally from Perth, Western Australia, and currently based in Melbourne Victoria
The Bank Holidays have also played with fellow Australian bands The Lucksmiths, Little Birdy, Youth Group, The Panda Band and Augie March, and supported international acts such as Belle and Sebastian and Peter, Bjorn and John. The Lucksmiths are an independent pop band from Melbourne, Australia who formed in 1993 and have been associated with the genres of Indie pop For information about the Ween song see Little Birdy (song. Little Birdy is a four piece rock band from Perth, Youth group can be Youth Group, an Australian band Youth club See also List of The Panda Band are an Indie pop band originating from Perth, Western Australia. Augie March is an Australian indie / Pop rock band Formed in 1996 in Shepparton, Victoria, the band currently consists of Vocalist Belle and Sebastian are an Indie pop band formed in Glasgow, Scotland in January 1996 Peter Bjorn and John is a Swedish Indie rock band, formed in Stockholm in 1999 and named after the first names of the band's current
At the 2007 WAMi Awards The Bank Holidays walked away with their first WAMington for 'Best Indie Pop Act'. The Western Australian Music Industry Awards (commonly known as WAMis) are annual awards presented to the local contemporary music industry put on by the Western Australian
The Bank Holidays have recently completed recording of their debut album, which was recorded at the rural Victorian home studio of its producer, J Walker of Machine Translations. Machine Translations is the recording and touring name of J Walker, an Australian singer songwriter and multi-instrumentalist The album, entitled As A Film, was released on October 13, 2007.
Good Looks To Camera' is The Bank Holidays' debut release. It was an EP released by Lost & Lonesome Records in September 2004. An extended play ( EP) is a Vinyl record, CD, or Music download which contains more music than a single, but is too short to qualify Lost & Lonesome Recording Co is an Independent record label based in Melbourne, Australia.
Day For Night is The Bank Holidays' second EP and was released by Lost & Lonesome Records in September, 2005. Badminton is a racquet sport played by either two opposing players (singles or two opposing pairs (doubles who take positions on opposite halves of a rectangular court Lost & Lonesome Recording Co is an Independent record label based in Melbourne, Australia. It was produced by Steve Bond and recorded at Cazfair House.
"Bird" is a split 7" single (w/ Institut Polaire) released by Love Is My Velocity Records in May 2006. Institut Polaire are an indie band originating from Perth, Western Australia. Love Is My Velocity is a Perth -based Independent record label.
As A Film is The Bank Holidays debut studio album released by Lost & Lonesome Records in October 2007. Lost & Lonesome Recording Co is an Independent record label based in Melbourne, Australia.