Perth, Australia's the Leap Year have signed with the Hobbledehoy Record Co. Their debut full-length With A Little Push, A Pattern Appears will be released later this year, followed by tour dates in their home country. You can check out the song "Let it go let it go" via their MySpace page. The album was recorded at Bergerk! Recording Studios by Al Smith, mixed by Simon Struthers (Adam Said Galore/Mukaizake/Umpire) and mastered by Bob Weston (Shellac/Mission of Burma) at Chicago Mastering Service.

The Leap Year features members of Melbourne's Minor Ache and Perth bands the Stickfigures adn the Tricks. The band references Chavez, ...Trail of Dead and Swervedriver when describing their sound.