Tag: Grant McLennan

Canadian singer-songwriter records full album of songs by Go-Betweens’ Grant McLennan

Canadian singer-songwriter records full album of songs by Go-Betweens’ Grant McLennan

Canadian singer-songwriter Allister Thompson — who has recorded as The Gateless Gate, Twilight Fields and Khan Tengri — later this month will release a tribute to Grant McLennan, a collection of some of Thompson’s favorite songs written by the late Go-Betweens co-founder. Listen to three of the tracks right here.

10-disc ‘G Stands For Go-Betweens Vol. 2’ to include unreleased recordings, live album

10-disc ‘G Stands For Go-Betweens Vol. 2’ to include unreleased recordings, live album

Domino this fall will release the long-awaited second volume of its G Stands for Go-Betweens box set series, a 10-disc collection — five LPs and five CDs — that covers the Australian band’s output in the second half of the 1980s and will include unreleased live and studio material. Full details right here.

Robert Forster sets UK book tour for ‘Grant & I: Inside and Outside The Go-Betweens’

Robert Forster sets UK book tour for ‘Grant & I: Inside and Outside The Go-Betweens’

Robert Forster, the surviving co-founder of Australia’s The Go-Betweens, will embark on a book tour of the U.K. and Ireland this September to promote the publication of the paperback edition of “Grant & I: Inside and Outside The Go-Betweens.” Autographed copies can be pre-ordered online.

Watch: The surviving Go-Betweens look back in trailer for new documentary ‘Right Here’

Watch: The surviving Go-Betweens look back in trailer for new documentary ‘Right Here’

Director Kriv Stenders’ new documentary on the beloved, if criminally underappreciated, Australian indie-rock act The Go-Betweens will premiere next month at the Sydney Film Festival in the band’s home country, and a new trailer offers fans an early look at the film. See the film’s trailer here.

Steve Kilbey releases 3-hour film documenting 1991 U.S. tour with Grant McLennan

Steve Kilbey releases 3-hour film documenting 1991 U.S. tour with Grant McLennan

The Church’s Steve Kilbey dropped a New Year’s surprise for fans, releasing a nearly 3-hour documentary that features performances, interviews and “general horsing around” that he filmed during the short 1991 U.S. tour by Jack Frost, his group with Grant McLennan of The Go-Betweens.

Vintage Video: The Go-Betweens on Australian TV show ‘Rock Arena’ — full 30-minute set

Vintage Video: The Go-Betweens on Australian TV show ‘Rock Arena’ — full 30-minute set

For this week’s installment of Vintage Video, we head Down Under for this nine-song, 30-minute performance by The Go-Betweens on Australian television show “Rock Arena” that aired in December 1987, about six months after the release of the band’s fifth album, ‘Tallulah.’