New Music Video for ‘War is Peace’ Premiers on Huffington Post

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The video for Immigrant Union’s ‘War is Peace’ is a darkly humorous take on a fictional home shopping channel geared towards selling products to ‘global tyrants.’ Australian video director, Dale Bartlett, came up with the idea after hearing the song and discussing it’s lyrical content with Union singer, Brent DeBoer. DeBoer explained that after living in Australia for five years, he had gained new perspective on his favorite place in the world, The United States. He felt as if America was slowly committing suicide through costly and highly questionable wars that seemingly only benefit a tiny fraction the global elite, while the 99.9 percent slave away to pay their bills. Bartlett asked DeBoer if he would host a show for the video where he sold various items to these shadowy characters and he agreed. The result is DeBoer playing the character of John D. Ranged who keeps the business of selling deadly weapons and instruments of covert assassination light and entertaining for the customers who want to believe that what they are doing is okay because ‘killing is simplified.’

Watch it HERE.

Immigrant Union add CMJ Shows to US Tour


It almost didn’t happen but Immigrant Union are going to be playing a couple of showcases at this year’s CMJ Music Marathon in New York between the 21st and 25th of October.
Presented by Sounds Australia, you can catch them at The Sound Gallery on Wednesday 22nd from 1.30 – 1.55am, Downstairs at Santos Party House, 96 Lafayette St, Manhattan.

Also playing at Pete’s Candy Store on Friday 24th at 9pm. 709 Lorimer street – Williamsburg, Brooklyn.

Second album ‘Anyway’ gets it’s North American release.


It feels like a long time coming but Immigrant Union’s second album ‘Anyway’ has had it’s US release today. Here’s what some people have said already…

“I think his record will no doubt be on your player for some time to come.” Nick Jacques -Popped Music

“You want the cutting edge of 2014 psychedelic pop, this is it. Is this album the catchiest, most melodically attractive release of the year?” – New York Music Daily

Out through The Musebox and downloadable via iTunes US and in all good record stores. We’ll also have copies for sale for our upcoming tour. Check the dates on this site to see if we’re playing in a town near you. The vinyl version is coming but has been delayed due the the usual vinyl production hassles.

US Tour Annoucement & exclusive track featuring Courtney Barnett


Hellhound Music have just announced Immigrant Union’s upcoming North American tour in support of their second album ‘Anyway’ due for a US release on the 23rd of September. Tour dates in the tour dates section of this website. To commemorate the occasion they’ve released ‘The End Has Come’ featuring ex-band mate Courtney Barnett on lead vocals as a free download to subscribers to their mailing list. Read all about it