ANNOUNCE NEW SINGLE ‘BAD ADVICE CLUB’ + ANNOUNCE HUGE AA LAUNCH PARTY
Dover Island are set to release ‘Bad Advice Club’, the raucous heartbreak anthem you never knew you needed, on November 29, followed by an all-ages launch show on November 30 at Wrangler Studios. The first single since their debut EP, ‘Participation Award’, came out earlier this year, ‘Bad Advice Club’ marks a new era as Dover Island celebrates two years as a band, with support from Forever Renter, Sprung Bad and Barely Conscious.
While not a journey into the so-called terrible twos ‘Bad Advice Club’ gives insight into the restless, high energy live shows the band throws and is a taste of what’s next. Recorded by the band, and then mixed and mastered by longtime pal Aidan Ginn (Turn South, Don’t Text Ur Ex), ‘Bad Advice Club’ is Dover Island at its purest. In essence ‘Bad Advice Club’ is about trying to endure young adulthood and all the no-good house parties, sloppy mistakes and well, bad advice that comes with it.
Dover Island came to life in a dusty garage in 2017. The band began with Holly O’Kelly [lead vocals and guitar] and Nathan Gunn [drums], soon joined by Jackson Spessot [bass] with Holly Ditchfield [vocals and guitar] completing the lineup this year.
Having worked hard to establish themselves, Dover Island have built an impressive gig portfolio, playing with the likes of Slowly Slowly, Clowns and Approachable Members. The band’s debut single ‘Casey’ dropped on Triple J Unearthed in Feb 2019, and within the first week ranked 9th on the indie charts. Receiving a warm reception from the online community and described as “Punk tinged goodness” by Triple J’s Declan Byrne. With this latest release looking to be better than ever.
In March, the band launched their first EP ‘Participation Award’ with a wild party for 100 of their closest friends. Cutting their teeth in the studio with Ben Stewart (Slowly Slowly), the band were stoked to finally make their debut.
With this new release Dover Island goes from strength to strength, shining a light on the future of the band, one even louder and rowdier than ever before.
To celebrate the release of the single the band are holding a huge All Ages launch party at Melbourne’s Wrangler Studios. Accompanied by local legends Sprung Bad, Forever Renter and Barely Conscious, the show takes place from 1PM on November 30.
DOVER ISLAND SINGLE LAUNCH SHOW
Saturday November 30th | 1pm
Wrangler Studios | West Footscray
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