The Eastern From across the Tasman hail the mesmerising country music trio The Eastern. The group has had the privilege of playing with Justin Townes Earle, Fleetwood Mac, Jimmy Barnes and Steve Earle amongst others and their latest album Hope & Wire went to number one on the NZ country charts and 11th on the NZ national chart.
Thur, Oct 11, Camelot Lounge, Marrickville
DIG (Directions In Groove) Playing what will be their only Sydney show this year, the original line-up of Directions In Groove return to play material from their new album Clearlight. The acid jazz collective have a dedicated following after they rose from the 90s club scene and toured the world playing numerous jazz festivals and releasing several successful albums.
Fri, Oct 12, The Basement, Circular Quay
TZU are visiting Sydney to promote their fourth album Millions of Moments. The group have been busy at work evolving their style to encompass more electronic sounds: a direction the group hinted upon in the last record Computer Love. The latest release is a concept album about a mysterious protagonist named Persephone who hurtles through time experiencing love, apocalypse and exploring the various themes that comprise human existence. The first single Beginning of the End is currently enjoying a great reception from fans and critics alike.
Sat, Oct 13, The Standard, Surry Hills
Winter People The haunting indie six piece will be releasing their debut album A Year at Sea; a welcome release following their successful headline tour in May/June to promote the rousing single Gallows. The group’s enveloping sound and dramatic compositions are achieved by having violins and five vocalists alongside the traditional bass, guitars and drums, making them a pleasure to witness live.
Sat, Oct 13, The Factory, Marrickville
Sampology is back and he’s just returned from taking his Super Visual Apocalypse tour to Canada after the mammoth mid-year Australian tour he did to promote his album Doomsday Deluxe. The album is chock-full of bass heavy dance tracks and his visual show and turntable skills have earned him admiration from the likes of DJ Yoda.
Sat, Oct 13, World Bar, Kings Cross
Tricia Evy France born and Carribean raised jazz starlet Tricia Evy will be previewing material from her second album that is due out later this year at 505. The singer with the seductive voice inspired by Ella Fitzgerald, Billie Holiday and Nat King Cole will be joined by Xavier Richardeau (baritone/tenor sax) and Jean-Phillipe Bourdier (guitar).
Wed, Oct 17th, 505, Surry Hills