Brother Ali will return to Australia for the first time since his 2008 Falls Festival appearance with Atmosphere and Sean Price will be making his first ever trip to Australia. Both artists will be showcasing tracks from their brand new albums, Brother Ali's Mourning in America and Dreaming in Color and Sean Price's Mic Tyson to be released 30th October, and dropping their respective classic tunes that have put them both at the top of their game!
After capturing only a glimpse of the man at the recent Boogie Fest, AU photographer Chloe Ryan headed along to Justin Townes Earl's second Melbourne gig to get more of taste.
It was a stifling night in Melbourne, and the revellers were out in force, making quick work of the bar service in an attempt to stave off the unrelenting heat. While the general dick-headed behaviour of the heavily intoxicated punters was unpleasant, unfortunately, the music was too. This was due largely to the atrocious sound in the venue, that saw the night full of feedback, distortion, washed out vocals, and, in general, an incredibly painful, off-balance mix.
I hadn’t been to The Prince Band Room for years but was eager to reacquaint myself with a place that holds a lot of good memories of bands of yore and fun party nights. I arrived on this particular Friday with the hope that the night would also be memorable for the right reasons. The Joe Kings were part way through their set when I found my way into the venue. There wasn’t the usual queue outside and the room itself was a quarter full, (or ¾ empty if you’re a glass half empty type of person) and I was relishing the thought of having Jeff Martin almost all to myself.
Jeff Martin 777, The Eternal and The Joe Kings rocked the Prince Bandroom in Melbourne on Friday night on The Ground Cries Out 2011 tour. Our photographer Naomi Rahim was there with to bring you these photos....
CocoRosie play to a sold out audience at The Prince Bandroom, on their Australian leg of their Grey Oceans tour.