Well known Sydney band Dappled Cities played the Oxford Art Factory on Wednesday 24th April to celebrate their official ten year anniversary, a commendable achievement to have made it so long in the music industry! They were joined by Donny Benet and Collarbones for support.
As I approached the Paradiso on the warm Tuesday night, I was unaware of what to expect from the night’s show. The mixing of two far-from-close genres, Dappled Cities infectious Indie rock anthems and Baroque, a genre that developed in the 1600’s with players such as Vivaldi, Bach and Handel. I would be lying if I said I wasn't a little bit skeptical.
In this issue: ESG head to Perth, the High Highs play shows for The Laneway Festival, Valentiine announce a Melbourne show and more!
ESG to Play in Perth
South Bronx disco-punk band, ESG, will be playing at The Bakery, Perth, on January 20th 2013. This will be the last chance to see them play before they disband. Tickets on sale from lifeisnoise.com, nowbaking.com.au and oztix.
The Sydney Festival team and its Director, Lieven Bertels, have released the program for the festival's 2013 edition and does it look excellent!
Kerrie Geier from the AU review was there to catch every moment of Dappled Cities in photographic wonder.
Pictured: Dappled Cities.
Billed as a “secret support” until the eleventh hour, Jessica Cerro, graced the spacious Metro stage with nothing more than her voice and her guitar. A sparse but eager crowd had assembled before this young pocket rocket, who was playing just her third ever show. Having recently been given the nod as a finalist of Triple J Unearthed High, she promptly demonstrated exactly why.
The balmy late-September air fills Darwin’s stalwart live music venue, the Railway Club, as it one again goes through an on-again, off-again relationship with its air conditioning. Instead, a small upright fan does what it can.
This week in your industry wrap: Psy becomes 2012's Los Del Rio, an opportunity to DJ before Dappled Cities on their upcoming tour, and awards aplenty with the ARIA Artisan nominations and Deadly Awards being presented.
Having just finished a national tour with Loon Lake Sydney group Glass Towers are venturing out again for their own headlining tour in September and October. Along for the ride will be the new single, ‘Tonight’ off their forthcoming EP ‘Collarbone’ also due out in September through HUB label (Dappled Cities, Winter People). Busy boys indeed; catch them around the country soon.
Another great evening by FBI Social with a kick-ass line-up. God they’re good at that aren’t they? Also top of the list in being good at ‘that’ were The Khanz, Fishing, Sures and surprise headliners Dappled Cities!