Mess Esque Release New Single ‘Armour Your Armor’

They’ve been recently touring American and now on the eve of a European tour, Mess Esque, the duo of Mick Turner (Dirty Three) and Helen Franzmann (McKisko), have released the first part of a new double single – ‘Armour Your Armour’ on Milk! Records. The song follows their dreamy, interzonal template of wandering rhythms (courtesy of Jim White), Mick’s gently tidal guitar musings and Helen’s … Continue reading Mess Esque Release New Single ‘Armour Your Armor’

ALBUM REVIEW: Dirty Three | Toward The Low Sun

written by Chris Familton Dirty Three are a band that sound like they are both falling apart and implicitly intertwined at the same time. Their music can reach peaks of ache and despair and create moments of such tenderness and emotional resonance that it is hard to think of any other group that possesses such abilities. They inhabit a netherworld between jazz, post rock, folk … Continue reading ALBUM REVIEW: Dirty Three | Toward The Low Sun

REVIEW: MICK TURNER @ Hopetoun 17/10/08

The Hopetoun is the pefect venue to see someone like Mick Turner.  The brick walls, small space, low stage and the devoted few.  I missed the support bands as I was trying out the new eatery upstairs (Rider) and can report the food is damn good, especially the kangaroo burrito, believe me – try it! Mick was playing solo tonight, with Jeffrey Wegener (ex Laughing … Continue reading REVIEW: MICK TURNER @ Hopetoun 17/10/08