DMA’S’ latest album ‘For Now’ found the Sydney trio’s fanbase swell with a rush of new devotees. It earned three ARIA Music Award nominations for Best Group, Best Rock Album and Best Independent Release, while their growing status saw it reach #13 in the UK- their highest chart position here to date.
Now the band are set to release the ‘MTV Unplugged Live’ album on June 14th. It was recorded at Melbourne’s intimate Memo Music Hall last October, with DMA’S becoming one of the first Australian bands to play the iconic MTV Unplugged session. It’s a format steeped in history following classic sets from Nirvana, Oasis, R.E.M. an
Renowned for their ragged, anthemic energy often inspired by the Britpop and Manchester sce
The set makes an immediate statement with ‘Feels Like 37’, which substitutes its rush of spiky melody with a more reflective atmosphere. Numerous fan favourites such as ‘Step Up The Morphine’, ‘In The Air’ and ‘Lay Down’ resonate in their new form, while the album also features their previously unreleased, violin-driven take on the Madonna classic ‘Beautiful Stranger’.
The album is now available to pre-order from https://dmas.lnk.to/MTVPR
Completed by Tommy O’Dell and Matt Mason, DMA’S formed in Sydney and debuted with their self-titled EP in 2015. Their full-length debut ‘Hills End’ was their domestic breakthrough as it reached the Top 10, while the follow-up ‘For Now’ expanded their profile across the globe.
Having previously played shows in the UK with Liam Gallagher and The Kooks, DMA’S’return throughout the summer to play a number of key festivals.
14th – Isle of WIght Festival (main stage)
15th – Manchester, Heaton Park (with Courteeners)
16th – Dublin, Malahide Castle (with Noel Gallagher’s High Flying Birds)
17th – Belfast, Limelight 1 (headliners)
13th – TRNSMT Festival
14th – Citadel Festival (main stage)