Los Coronas played at the Toff in Town in Melbourne. Mandy Hall was there with her camera.
I must admit, I have never heard of Spender. Little did I know that the guy in the bow tie and the glasses having dinner across from me at the Japanese restaurant was a half hour off fronting this three piece. Well, four piece if you count the Macbook Pro.
23 years after forming Earth have finally made it to Australian shores. To say that this tour was overdue would be an understatement to say the least. Regardless, the crowd that had amassed at Melbourne’s The Toff were quite excited for this, the first of 2 shows (the other being at The Corner Hotel a few days later) and were quite vocal to show their appreciation to the drone legends.
So I went to The Toff on a Tuesday night because the incorrigible Cash Savage and her Last Drinks were playing. Shortly after I arrive, Fraser A Gorman took to the stage. This kid grew up on the coast and now haunts Melbourne with his old school country style.
The Night Terrors mesmerised the audience for a brief but exciting set that lasted forty minutes. They took over The Toff In Town to launch their new 12” Monster/Lasers For Eyes that's taken from their forthcoming sophomore LP.
Butterflies tickled my tummy as I strolled into the The Toff in Town for Dr Sketchy's Anti-Art School life drawing class. As much as I doodle and dabble in my spare time, going to a life drawing class seemed so exposing, literally.
Performance artist, burlesque dancer and professional tease L'amour posed for the Anti Art School at the Toff in Melbourne, here are some cheeky snaps while the other artists sketched up a storm.
I have no choice but to begin this review with a declaration that I am, in no way shape or form, capable of capturing the immensity and the emotive power that is Zola Jesus with mere words.
But I will give it my best attempt!