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Listen to Gooch Palms Garage punk gold from Australia

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Gooch Palms, the Australian garage punk duo that is Leroy Macqueen and Kat Friend, pack a lot of punch for a band consisting of solely guitar and drums (two, to be specific). After debuting in 2013 and touring relentlessly for the last couple years, and permanently relocating to Los Angeles, Gooch Palms unveiled their follow-up album Introverted Extroverts this past June on their own label Summer Camp Records. Talk about taking care of business. The album, pure garage punk gold, was recorded during a tour hiatus in Benton Harbor, of all places, with the help of Bill Skibbe (of the Kills, Protomartyr, and Jacuzzi Boys), and it rules. So turn on, tune in, and drop out (or in) on these dudes, and make sure to see them live. Macqueen’s penchant for nude antics and Friend’s delivery as a stand-up drummer is something you’ll definitely want to see in person. –Maya Eslami

Gooch Palm Tour Dates:

Sep 16 The Smell – Los Angeles, CA
Sep 22 The Bottom of the Hill – San Francisco, CA
Sep 23 The Know – Portland, OR
Sep 24 The Cockpit – Seattle, WA
Sep 28 Triple Rock – Minneapolis, MN
Sep 29 The Empty Bottle – Chicago, IL
Sep 30 UFO Factory – Detroit, MI
Oct 01 The Silver Dollar – Toronto, Canada
Oct 04 Baby’s All Right – Brooklyn, NY
Oct 07 Wind Up Space – Baltimore, MD
Oct 08 Ace of Cups – Columbus, OH
Oct 12 Shanghai Nobby’s – St. Augustine, FL
Oct 13 Siberia – New Orleans, LA
Oct 14 Walter’s Downtown – Houston, TX
Oct 15 Hotel Vegas – Austin, TX
Oct 20 Valley Bar – Phoenix, AZ
Oct 21 Bunkhouse – Las Vegas, NV

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