DMA’S Announce October UK Tour / Play this weekend’s Reading & Leeds festivals

DMA’S Announce October UK Tour / Play this weekend’s Reading & Leeds festivals

DMA’S announce UK tour for October

headline the 100 Club ahead of Reading & Leeds

“They deliver each tune with festival slaying-swagger” – NME

After last night’s sold out 100 Club show and performances at this weekend’s Reading & Leeds festivals, DMA’S today announce their first full UK tour. The Sydney trio will play 13 dates starting on the south coast on 13 October at Southampton Joiners, through to 29 October in Nottingham, taking in their biggest UK headline show to date at Dingwalls, London on 22 October. Tickets for all shows go on sale 27th August 9am via


13 October – Southampton, Joiners          

14 October – Bristol, Start The Bus

15 October – Brighton, Green Door Store

17 October – Middlesbrough, Westgarth Social Club

18 October – Glasgow, Broadcast

19 October – Edinburgh, Sneaky Pete’s

21 October – Birmingham, Hare and Hounds

22 October – London, Dingwalls

23 October – Leicester, The Cookie   

24 October – Manchester, Deaf Institute

25 October – Leeds, Headrow House

28 October – Cardiff, Clwb Ifor Bach 

29 October – Nottingham, Spanky Van Dykes 


DMA’S are rapidly establishing themselves as one of 2015’s more unlikely musical saviours. Until late last year, the trio – Johnny Took, Tommy O’Dell and Matt Mason – had spent most of the three years since forming the band locked in a small room writing and rehearsing, and planning their assault on the world beyond the Sydney suburbs. The first glimpse the wider world got of DMA’S was at last October’s CMJ Festival in New York. Traditionally an industry showcase for new bands trying to win early support from label scouts, journalists and bloggers, DMA’S’ shows saw a word of mouth frenzy resulting in queues around the block, complete with those fans who were lucky enough to get in singing back the words to songs that at that point hadn’t even reached the internet.


Their self-titled debut mini-album, out now on Infectious Music, tells you everything you need to know about DMA’S. Positively overflowing with huge choruses and hooks galore, it’s a melting pot of ideas that sets the bands stall out perfectly: a touch of US alt rock-inspired skuzziness here (‘Your Low’), a bit of The La’s stripped-down dexterity there (‘Delete’) and lashings of anthemic, memorable moments make it a compelling, engrossing listen. But with these boys, there’s also much more than meets the eye – from lush middle eight’s that recall cult Aussie heroes Sleepy Jackson, to 808-inspired grooves, and the gloriously wall of sound guitar effects pedals that push much of the record to the next level.


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DMA’S Announce October UK Tour / Play this weekend’s Reading & Leeds festivals