Wombat plays 08 Place before Texas gig

wombat-1.jpgWent to the 08 Place yesterday for the launch of Liverpool Sound City 2007 at USA ‘South By South West’ music festival in Austin Texas.

The Wombats, or rather, a Wombat (Murph), played a very good short set before co-ordinator Dave Pichlingi (www.mmda.org.uk) explained what its all about.

With the aim of exposing American music fans to the latest musical acts emerging from the region, a special night of music from the World Capital of Pop is being staged. ‘Liverpool Sound City’ hits the Latitude 30 Degrees music venue on Saturday March 17th 2007. Appearing on the same bill as Amy Winehouse, Razorlight and Lily Allen, this is huge news for the regions music lovers!

Hot Club de Paris’ 2006 debut album, Drop it ‘Til It Pops has been championed by some as one of the best debuts of 2006. Recently wrapping a tour with Dirty Pretty Things, the band is preparing to take on the US with their three-part folk harmonies backed by twitchy, jazzy, Marxist punk.

New ‘must see’ act The Wombats create unassuming charming pop music that has garnered them much praise from those in the know. “A must-see next time they’re in town as they begin the fast track to rock ‘n’ roll superstardom,