The Cat Empire Spins Picnics

Right now it’s about 6 degrees celcius in Melbourne, so we are longing for summer and long hot days.  This months playlist is a mash-up of songs we might play at a Summer Picnic if the warm weather graced us. Those of you in the Northern Hemisphere can tell us if it works, and for all us in the Southern part f the globe, we can but dream… Listen HERE...

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Backstage Pass: The Making of Two Shoes & our 1000th Show

Julys Backstage Pass shares a special moment in our career - the milestone 1000th show, at Federation Square in our hometown of Melbourne.  We also take you to Cuba, for the making of Two Shoes.   https://goo.gl/aeQCN8...

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Live at Woodford Folk Festival

This month in our Live Series we are sharing a recording from 10 years ago at Woodford Folk Festival in Queensland, Australia. There are songs in this set that we have rarely performed live; like Voodoo Cowboy and Radio Song. We have had a career-long love of this festival where...

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Miserere and Fishies LIVE at the Forum Theatre Melbourne

Next up, Direct from The Forum, Miserere - thank you to Felix's brother Max for joining on stage for this song, it's always a treat. Also up this week is Fishies.
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The Cat Empire Spins Classic Grooves

This Sunday we’re spinning classic tracks with funk and reggae grooves. There are some long time favorites in here, we hope you enjoy!
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Backstage Pass: The Making of the Debut Album & South American Tour 2013

This months Backstage Pass takes you right back to the beginning and into the studio with the fabulous Andy Baldwin who made our first record with us, and injected his character so indelibly into the recording and us that it has stayed forever in the DNA of The Cat Empire.  We also take you on our first trip to South America in 2013, where the fans lobbied so hard via social media then sold enough tickets via a pledge site to inspire us to add Brazil to the world tour.  This is what...

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Live at Metropolis Montreal

Next up from our Live Series - and we know this one is going to result in a virtual stampede of Quebeqoise - Live from Montreal Metropolis, 2006. This show still sounds great, 10 years later, and it was definitely a career highlight…Merci Montreal, you have always been so good to us…enjoy.
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Brighter Than Gold and Creature - LIVE from the Forum

For this weeks Sunday Session, direct From The Forum, we bring you Brighter Than Gold & Creature. You can watch both videos here: https://goo.gl/njrFkl A huge thank you to the team at 1440 Productions that worked on these!...

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The Cat Empire Spins All-Australian

One of the (many) privileges of being an Australian based international band is that we get to share great Australian music with the rest of the world. That's exactly what we are doing for this weeks Sunday Session. Check out our All-Australian playlist here https://goo.gl/8G7Bjv...

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The First Gig

This weeks Sunday Session sees Backstage Pass come around again. We are excited to share the earliest footage in existence of the band…The First Gig. Thank you to whoever it was who had the camera in the room. An edited version of this has been shared before, but this is the extended version. We’ve also created another video to share with you this week – Worlds Best Fans – because you, the people who support this band are truly the worlds best fans. Thank you. And enjoy....

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