ALBUM REVIEW: The Necks – Vertigo

If you’re a fan of The Necks you already know what you’re in for – long improvised instrumental pieces of music that explore drone, repetition and texture. The trio deliver just that but this time the point of difference is the dark, unsettling mood and the subsequent feelings of tension and unease that it conjures up; across the shimmering drone of the first piece and … Continue reading ALBUM REVIEW: The Necks – Vertigo

LIVE REVIEW: The Necks @ The Basement, Sydney (13/02/13)

by Chris Familton As far as experimental, improvised music goes The Necks are the masters of their craft, never playing the same set twice and composing and creating widescreen, emotionally rich music in the moment. The trio played two hour long sets at The Basement and even though the instrumentation remained the same (piano, drums, bass) the virtuosic talent and imagination of Chris Abrahams, Tony … Continue reading LIVE REVIEW: The Necks @ The Basement, Sydney (13/02/13)

NEWS: All Tomorrow’s Parties Australia

UPDATE 7TH NOV:The next round of bands has been announced for the Mt Buller ATP, no word yet on whether we will get many of them at the Sydney shows, fingers crossed…  At this stage Dirty Three won’t be at Cockatoo Island. DEAD MEADOW, DIRTY THREE (playing Ocean Songs), SMOG, THE HOLY SEA, SMALL KNIVES, PASSENGER OF SHIT, PSARANDONIS Don’t forget tix are on sale … Continue reading NEWS: All Tomorrow’s Parties Australia