Augustines

Augustines

Augustines Quick Links

News Pictures Video Press Festival RSS

Augustines perform live in concert

Billy McCarthy - Augustines perform live in concert at Scala at The Scala - London, United Kingdom - Monday 3rd August 2015

Augustines and Billy McCarthy
Augustines and Billy McCarthy
Augustines and Billy McCarthy
Augustines and Billy McCarthy
Augustines and Eric Sanderson

Augustines - Weary Eyes


Currently on their Walkabout Tour of the UK, Augustines have released a video for their newest single 'Weary Eyes' which is scheduled to drop on September 8th 2014. The track features on their self-titled second album which is out now.

Continue: Augustines - Weary Eyes

Augustines - Cruel City


Brooklyn indie rock group Augustines perform their amazingly fierce song 'Cruel' as part of an Air Studios session. 'Cruel' is taken from Augustine's self-titled second album, which was released February 3rd of this year.

WhoSampled's First Ever 'Samplethon' Set For Great Escape Festival 2014


The Great Escape Kelis Ella Eyre Wild Beasts These New Puritans Augustines Clean Bandit

WhoSampled.com, a website that explores the DNA of music by discovering direct connections among thousands of songs across multiple genres, will host the first ever 'Samplethon' at The Great Escape Festival in Brighton on Saturday May 10, 2014. The event will give up-and-coming producers access to rare sample material, with the challenge to produce a brand new track against the clock.

Samplethon

Though winners of the Samplethon could see their tracks included on a forthcoming album release, all those entering will get the rare opportunity to call on a team of esteemed mentors for help and assistance from, as well creating new music without the legal shackles often associated with sampling.

Continue reading: WhoSampled's First Ever 'Samplethon' Set For Great Escape Festival 2014

Augustines - Augustine


In a black and white video, Augustines perform a studio session version of their track 'Augustine' which originally appeared on their debut album 'Rise Ye Sunken Ships', released in 2011 under their original band name We Are Augustines.

National Record Store Day London

Augustines and Billy McCarthy - National Record Store Day at Berwick Street,Soho, London - London, United Kingdom - Saturday 19th April 2014

Augustines and Billy McCarthy
Augustines and Billy McCarthy

Augustines performing at The Arches in Glasgow

Billy McCarthy and Augustines - Augustines (formerly known as We Are Augustines) from Brooklyn, New York, headlining at The Arches in Glasgow - Glasgow, Scotland, United Kingdom - Friday 11th April 2014

Billy McCarthy and Augustines
Billy McCarthy and Augustines
Billy McCarthy and Augustines
Billy McCarthy and Augustines
Billy McCarthy and Augustines

Back To Basics! Augustines' Billy McCarthy Returns To School To Write New Album


Augustines

Speaking ahead of their self-titled second studio album release, Augustines front man Billy McCarthy tells us about writing at his former grade school, the pressure he feels living up to their popular debut album 'Rise Ye Sunkern Ships' and the importance of music videos.

When asked how he felt going back into the studio, McCarthy told ContactMusic he felt "exhilarated" before adding, "I went back to my former grade school actually and met with the music teacher I had. They gave me the keys to my old music room and let me have it for the day, so I sat in there with my grade school teacher and started writing. It was really weird being back there but I really enjoyed it."The singer/guitarist also revealed that the band wrote some of the album in the midst of snow storms; "We took ourselves away to a remote part of Canada to write a lot of the tracks, and really isolated ourselves. We had like really bad snow storms while we were out there but we got a lot of it done!"

'Augustines' Album Cover

Continue reading: Back To Basics! Augustines' Billy McCarthy Returns To School To Write New Album

Augustines - Interview


Interview with Augustines January 2014

We caught up with Augustines vocalist and guitarist Billy McCarthy, ahead of the February 3rd release of 'Augustines' which follows on from their popular 2011 debut release 'Rise Ye Sunkern Ships'. Billy offered us some interesting insight on the band's recording techniques, attitude towards music videos, Welsh rugby fans and full English breakfasts! The Brooklyn based band have recently added British musician Al Hardiman to their lineup - joining bassist Eric Sanderson and drummer Rob Allen - for their forthcoming tour of the US and Canada, starting in Vancouver early February and concluding with a trip to Salt Lake City in mid March. 2014 offers to be a huge year for this American indie group!

Contactmusic: Hi Billy, how are you?
Billy McCarthey: I'm really good thanks man!

CM: Your new self-titled album 'Augustines' is set for release on the 3rd February, what can you tell us about the new album?
BM: It's really a continuation of our past work, which we're all really excited about. We were pleased with the reception the first album got and we tried to replicate that with this album. 

Continue reading: Augustines - Interview

Augustines - Nothing To Lose But Your Head


Augustines

Augustines Quick Links

News Pictures Video Press Festival RSS
Advertisement

Suggested

The Lobster - Trailer

The Lobster - Trailer

'The Lobster' is a peculiar black comedy exploring romance in the most abstract way possible.

Awards Season Kicks Off With Venice Film Festival 2015

Awards Season Kicks Off With Venice Film Festival 2015

Get ready for the likes of 'Everest', 'The Danish Girl' and 'Black Mass'.

Swim Deep - Namaste Video

Swim Deep - Namaste Video

Paul Daniels stars as a quiz show host in the video for Swim Deep's new song 'Namaste', taken from their second album 'Mothers'.

Advertisement
A Walk In The Woods Gives Robert Redford A New Old Friend

A Walk In The Woods Gives Robert Redford A New Old Friend

He loved the 'undisciplined' side to co-star Nick Nolte.

The Transporter Refuelled Puts Ed Skrein In The Spotlight

The Transporter Refuelled Puts Ed Skrein In The Spotlight

The actor insists he felt comfortable in his new role.

Nickelodeon Planning On Reviving Some Of Their 90s Classics, Could ‘The Rugrats’ Or ‘Hey Arnold’ Return To Our Screens?

Nickelodeon Planning On Reviving Some Of Their 90s Classics, Could ‘The Rugrats’ Or ‘Hey Arnold’ Return To Our Screens?

Nickelodeon has announced it is planning on reviving some of its popular 1990s shows in “a fresh new way”.

Spielberg Believes Superhero Movies Have A Shelf Life

Spielberg Believes Superhero Movies Have A Shelf Life

The director thinks that the superhero style will go the "way of the Western".

Advertisement