Shovels Australian Tour 2014 Dates Announced!

—October 23rd, 2014

Shovels Debut LP Out On Homeless Records In Early 2014!

—January 28th, 2014

We are very excited to announce that Shovels self-titled LP will be released on Homeless Records very soon!   Melbourne’s Homeless is also home to records by The Stabs, Stickmen, Cuntz, Sewers, and other great Australian bands.  Ace!

Shovels Support feedtime’s First Melbourne Show In 17 Years

—January 28th, 2014

A few sideshows announced as well!

Shovels To Play Last Ever Camp A Low Hum In New Zealand!

—January 28th, 2014

Shovels will be playing the last ever Camp A Low Hum in New Zealand.  This legendary festival is once again SOLD OUT.  See the festival website for more information, and here for Michael Beach solo shows at the same time.

Golden Theft out now on Twin Lakes Records!

—September 2nd, 2013



We are pleased to announce Michael Beach’s second full length record, Golden Theft, is out now on Twin Lakes Records.

The album is available as a deluxe gatefold LP (w/ poster and DL), digipak CD, or digitally through bandcamp or iTunes.

Michael Beach 2013 US Tour Dates Announced!

—September 2nd, 2013

8.21 – BROOKLYN, NY – St. Vitus w/ Chris Forsyth, Margaret Mead

8.22 – NEW LONDON, CT – The Oasis w/ Fatal Film + TBA

8.23 – NEW HAVEN, CT – Cafe Nine w/ Estrogen Highs, Fatal Film


8.29 – SAN FRANCISCO, CA – Cafe Du Nord w/ Scout Niblett, P.G. Six


9.14 – OLYMPIA, WA – The Northern w/ Arrington de Dionyso

9.15 – PORTLAND, OR – Valentines w/ Ruby Pins

9.21 – SAN FRANCISCO, CA – Hemlock w/ MV & EE, Herbcraft

9.26 – OAKLAND, CA – 1234G0! Records w/ Permanent Collection, Dead River

9.28 – DAVIS, CA – Third Space

Introducing: Shovels

—September 2nd, 2013



We are proud to announce the new project and self-titled LP from from Adam Camilleri, Michael Beach, and Peter Warden of Electric Jellyfish.  Recorded in Melbourne with Paul Mabury, and Mastered in Chicago by Bob Weston. Listen here.

Australian tour dates to be announced shortly.


Michael Beach Curates Father Yod/YaHoWha 13 Tribute

—April 28th, 2013

Introducing The Penetration Blues Band: A YaHoWha 13 Tribute

Jodi Wille, director of the new Source Family Documentary, asked Michael Beach to assemble a psychedelic supergroup to play the San Francisco premiere of the film on May 2, 2013.  The group features members of Colossal Yes, Comets On Fire, Sic Alps, Electric Jellyfish, Assemble Head In Sunburst Sound, and more.  More info here.

Spring 2013 Electric Jellyfish Dates Announced!

—April 28th, 2013

Michael Beach & Adam Camilleri Interviewed on PBS 107.6 with Ruby Soho

—September 6th, 2012

Michael Beach and Adam Camilleri talk with Ruby Soho about their current tours. Listen to their bits here (no music) and the whole show here (skip to 31:20). PBS 107.6 is a public radio station based in Melbourne, Australia.

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Listen to a previous interview from 2009 as well.