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So, We Took Some Pictures

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Our buddy Little Ong from fFurious took some pictures of us. It was a riot. Probability dictates that at least one in four will pull a moronic face not fit for viewing. These two are the better ones. We had these taken on Record Store Day. No real significance. Some of use were going to be at Vinylicious so it’s really out of convenience. This is a back alley on Mount Emily. We could smell urine the entire time.

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May 3, 2013 at 10:28 am

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The World’s Unlikeliest Show

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ziggy_may_ad_visualIt’s unlikely to think you’d see múm and Wavves on the same bill. Now add Shelves. We are beyond chuffed.

I love múm and caught them in concert at the Esplanade in early 2008. But god, I never thought we could open for Wavves. I mean, it’s just one of those bands always on my iPhone. No one knows this, except maybe Patrick Chng who mixed our LP: ‘Take On The Word’ was the mixing reference for ‘It’s Always Summer’.

Thanks to Desmond Goh (Electrico, TypeWriter) for thinking of us, and cheers to 19 SIXTYFIVE for the invitation.

Direct link to buy tickets here.

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April 26, 2013 at 8:38 pm

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The Latest Show In The World

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No question about it. Our latest show ever. Come for the after-after-party where Shelves will be closing. We start probably 2:30am. Or 3am. Or… it doesn’t matter beyond a point. It’s also our first gig with Daryl. We will play a good mix of album tracks and some off our coming EP. Also, a brand new song never-before-played-live. Expect raucous behaviour, weeping men, and broken hearts.

The audience may do better.

RSVP

Written by Noel

April 11, 2013 at 1:00 pm

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Meet Daryl of Shelves

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What kind of music gets you most excited?
80′s sleaze and psychedelic rock mostly. But I’m a sucker for anything with sweet vocal harmonies and catchy melodic lines.

How did you first hear about Shelves?
Was asking Uncle Seah, from Roxy Records, if there were any new local records in store and he pointed me in the direction of Shelves debut LP.

Can you build a shelf?
With a couple wooden planks, hammer, and nails, I’m guessing I’d be able to put one together.

 

Written by Noel

April 8, 2013 at 7:58 pm

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Potential Band Names

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Found this while clearing my hard drive. A list of potential band names, from which we picked…  you know which we picked:

Gruff

Punctuation

Brigade

Articulates

Aardvark

Armadillo

Division

Supersloth

Statement

Blankets

Intercepting Fist

The Obvious

Wear & Tear

Middle

Park ID

The Needles

Oh No, Not You

Almost

Victorious Boxer

This Old Man

He Played One

Mach

Harry Lee

Verb

The Verbals

Shelves

The Shelves

Singular

Super Just Super

Slovenly

Sloth

nnervvous

Statement

The Penguins

Secretariat

The Socials

Hokage

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January 20, 2013 at 11:36 am

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LP Launch Tour Poster Now Shipping [FINALLY]

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Liberty

Took us/me a while. But it’s finally do-able. Only $9.99 and it comes with the album too. Buy here.

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January 19, 2013 at 6:26 pm

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All Things Must Pass

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Mel has left the band. Please share this post.

Apply here: http://bit.ly/shelvesguitarist

Written by Noel

January 11, 2013 at 3:13 pm

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Lost Weekend Covers Shelves

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Chuffed. Thank you, Lost Weekend.

Catch them at Other Sounds Launch Party 18 Jan at Home Club.

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January 7, 2013 at 8:16 pm

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Last Hour of 2012

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Nice close to the year. After an unbearably long and unsuccessful soundcheck, we had excellent bak chor mee at Boat Quay. Sat there for about two hours discussing Stephen Chow, Robotech, Kurt Russell, muscle cars and the movie Cobra. Caught a bit of Neverland resident band cover Muse on key-tar before we were treated to an hour of impromptu audience break-dancing. Of course, Shelves would later clear the dance floor.

Happy New Year!

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Photo by Little Ong.

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January 1, 2013 at 12:07 pm

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Every Studio Should Have A Mirror

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December 28, 2012 at 2:01 am

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