sleepmakeswaves nominated for an ARIA award!

Wow!  We certainly didn’t expect this…

Bird’s Robe Records would like to congratulate sleepmakeswaves on being nominated for an ARIA award for 2012!


Sydney instrumental rock group sleepmakeswaves have had their debut album “…and so we destroyed everything” nominated for a 2012 ARIA award for ‘Best Hard Rock/Metal Release.’
The vocal-less post-rock/prog-rock outfit have toured extensively during 2012 off the back of their critically acclaimed album, traversing Australia, the USA and Europe extensively over the past 12 months, sharing stages with Karnivool, 65daysofstatic, Boris, Russian Circles and Mono as well as playing SXSW Festival (US), Peats Ridge Festival (Aus) and Dunk Festival (Belgium).
The band have recently completed a headlining tour of Australia and will support US experimental rock legends Tortoise in Sydney and Melbourne next week.

“…and so we destroyed everything” was recently released digitally in the US, spending 7 weeks on the CMJ Top 200 radio chart, peaking at #118.

If you haven’t heard the album, you can listen to it in full at the links below and check out their videos online – please share it around if you like it!

Video for “(hello) cloud mountain” http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=CVIYNQzAjwo&feature=plcp
SMW live at Dunk Festival, Belgium http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=CmC8fTjvneY
SMW live at Peats Ridge Festival, Australia http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=w9ph1EwDxN0

Upcoming shows
Thurs Oct 11th @ The Hi Fi, Sydney NSW w/Tortoise (USA)
Sat Oct 13th @ Corner Hotel, Melbourne w/Tortoise (USA)

“…and so we destroyed everything” is out now through Bird’s Robe Records/Green.

For more info on the ARIA awards http://www.ariaawards.com.au/news/22/aria-nominations-announced-for-2012

For more info on Bird’s Robe and our latest releases www.birdsrobe.com and www.birdsrobe.bandcamp.com

For more sleepmakeswaves visit www.sleepmakeswaves.com and www.facebook.com/sleepmakeswaves