The Laurels are a neo-psychedelic four-piece based in Lewisham, a suburb in Sydney’s Inner West. They formed in 2006 after the members met through mutual friends at a silly hat party, each of them originally living in disparate parts of the East Coast of Australia. The band garnered critical acclaim in the Sydney live music scene after playing extensively throughout the latter 00’s in both headline and international support slots before releasing their first 7″ single Art School Girl/Wandering Star in 2009 and their full length Plains LP in 2012.

Northern Transmissions reviews The album 'Pains' from The Laurels

Review Of “Plains” From The Laurels

The Laurels are invoking the same strung out whirs of endless kaleidoscopic frontiers. What’s telling though is that each band is a product of their environment, Tame Impala and The Laurels both reside in Western Australia where quite frankly nothing happens. The first single from The album is ‘Tidal Wave’.

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