Pond News - Rage, Spicks & Specks, Arctic Monkeys

Pond News - Rage, Spicks & Specks, Arctic Monkeys

The merry band of brothers in Pond have been busy of late, announcing tour dates across the globe and popping up on Australian TV shows. In touring news, the band have announced a slew of festival dates, including Primavera in Spin, and Field Day in London, plus they were just confirmed as main support for the upcoming Australian / NZ Arctic Monkeys tour dates. All dates below.

Jay Watson appeared on the recent season premiere of the new Spicks and Specks on ABC, charming the pants off his fellow teammates Ella Hooper and Jacqueline Dark. Watch it here.

More Pond on the TV news: the band will be guest-programming Rage this coming Saturday Feb 15th. Tune in on Saturday from 10:30am, or watch later that night from 11:30pm on ABC1.

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February 12, 2014 at 2:27pm in news, Pond


Recommends: Nick Allbrook (Pond) Best of 2013

Recommends: Nick Allbrook (Pond) Best of 2013


Charismatic frontman Nick Allbrook survives the Midnight Mass (At The Market Street Payphone) launch distaster to give us his bugged out end of year review. Don't miss Nick and his cronies taking the Pond gospel to the streets this month, their first Australian dates since the release of Hobo Rocket.

"This year I joined a rock band! We even recorded an album and R going 2 B massiv (seriously though Peter Bibby's album is really great) It was sooooo cool X{D my fav part was goin 2 the ARIAS OMG i saw that shithead from big brother - HOT!!! This is my list.

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December 5, 2013 at 5:12pm in news, Pond


Watch: Pond - Midnight Mass (At The Market Street Payphone)

Space oddities Pond take it higher with the video for Hobo Rocket closer Midnight Mass (At The Market Street Payphone). Created by Australian filmmakers Jesse Smith and Jenna Eriksen, the clip follows a melodramatic reconstruction of a news broadcast from the 1980s as a space tragedy unfolds.

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November 26, 2013 at 11:36am in news, Pond


Watch: Pond - O Dharma

The latest track from Hobo Rocket to get the video treatment is O Dharma. Shot one afternoon at Lake Gwelup, the clip was created by pals at Krang Doogs, edited by Nathan Savage and filmed by Paul Kaminski. Using Super 8 film, the clip is part ethereal, part mind explosion and has some kind of Indian coloured dust thrown in for good measure.

Catch Pond live on their Hobo Rocket Australian Tour:

Thursday, December 12: Metropolis Fremantle, Perth
Friday, December 13: The Gov, Adelade
Saturday, December 14: The Zoo, Brisbane
Thursday, December 19: The Corner Hotel, Melbourne
Friday, December 20: Metro Theatre, Sydney

September 5, 2013 at 5:37pm in news, Pond


Album Stream: Pond - Hobo Rocket

Pond's new album Hobo Rocket is out now in Australia! The band's fifth full length is available now from all reputable music retailers. It'll be out in the UK and Europe on Monday, August 5 and the US on Tuesday, August 6. If you haven't had a chance to stream it this week, latch onto our stream below.

Grab it now from iTunes, or if you prefer your music on solid discs, its available for purchase and pre-order from the Modshop, Amazon (US & UK), Recordstore UK, Juno, Rough Trade & more.

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August 2, 2013 at 8:55am in news, Pond


Watch: Pond's YouTube Compilation

Pond's frontman, Nick Allbrook, has put together a bit of a YouTube sampler; spreading the love via a bevvy of faves involving goats, Black Sabbath, 'Straya, AFL highlights & more with a couple of effects-laced introductions thrown-in for good measure.

Pond's fifth album Hobo Rocket is out soon, August 2nd (AUS), August 5th (UK/EU), August 6th (USA). Pre-orders are available now, both digitally and on vinyl.

July 22, 2013 at 12:15pm in news, Pond


Modular presents... Modyssey

Modular presents... Modyssey

Modyssey is a trip through recent releases from the Modular Recordings catalogue. Taking in a choice range of singles, remixes and deep album cuts, it includes the likes of Tame Impala, Cut Copy, Canyons, The Presets, Bag Raiders, Pond, Young Dreams and more.

The Mod-centric compilation has been sold exclusively through Urban Outfitters UK (still available). It is now available to the fine people of Europe and the UK via iTunes, Beatport and your favourite record stores.


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July 1, 2013 at 1:49pm in news, The Presets, Van She, Cut Copy, Sneaky Sound System, Tame Impala, Beni, Bag Raiders, Canyons, Pond, Jonathan Boulet, Young Dreams


Watch: Pond - Xanman

The second track from Pond's upcoming 5th album Hobo Rocket is in the wild! 'Xanman' is a sonic onslaught with the Perth boys at their psychedelic, jamming best. Hobo Rocket is out August 2nd (AUS), August 5th (UK/EU), August 6th (USA).

Pre-orders are now available for the new album, get in early for the digital release via iTunes or on the Modshop for the vinyl. Check out the album announcement for full details on this new album, including first track 'Giant Tortoise'.

June 18, 2013 at 6:41pm in news, Pond


Watch: Pond - Giant Tortoise

Modular is proud to announce the coming of Pond's fifth album Hobo Rocket, out August 2 (AUS) / 5 (EU/UK) / 6 (USA). We're celebrating the news with the official video for 'Giant Tortoise', check it out above. For a free download of the track, head on over to the band's website.

Read on for the album tracklist and cover art.

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May 15, 2013 at 10:40am in news, Pond


Pond Unveil New Track 'Giant Tortoise'

Pond have just unveiled the first track from their impending 2013 album Hobo Rocket, 'Giant Tortoise'.

Head to pondband.com, throw in your email and grab yourself a free download of the track.

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February 1, 2013 at 12:06pm in news, Pond