Orsome Welles

Column: TidBits   |   Date Published: Saturday, 20 May 17   |   Author: Andrew Nardi   |   1 week, 3 days ago

     EP Tour / Sat Jul 1 / The Basement

Melbourne’s heavy experimental creatives Orsome Welles will be releasing their long awaited new EP titled Rise on May 26. Rise has been a long time coming, with its first two singles ‘Build A World’ and ‘Maestro’ released towards the end of 2016. Orsome Welles are a band that defy classification. An unconventional merge of progressive and heavy, overlaid with an early 20th century panache; pounding grooves, infused with intricate instrumentality and raw uncaged power. With Tundrel and Hence The Testbed. [8pm / $15.30 via Oztix]

Oliver Tank : Album Tour / Fri May 19 / Transit Bar

Known for mastering the art of heartfelt, vivid soundscapes with an electronic bent, Sydney-based producer Oliver Tank’s debut album, OT is already making waves. Tank first burst onto the scene in 2011 with his textual glitch pop debut EP Dreams, which he followed up with stunning sophomore EP, Slow Motion Music in late 2013. With rave reviews worldwide for both EP’s, Tank’s rise was kicked off by winning FBi’s Northern Lights competition and making it into triple j’s ‘Next Crop’. Supports TBA. [8pm / $18.40 via Moshtix]

Mere Women: Album Tour / Thu Jun 22 / Transit Bar

Sydney’s Mere Women have revealed Big Skies, their forthcoming third LP, which explores themes of women’s experiences over generations and the simultaneous isolation and confinement felt by many women living in regional communities. The songs are haunting, restless and impeccably composed.  Mere Women have continually explored new structures in greater depth with a collaborative writing process, with the aim to find new ways of expressing and writing popular music through post-punk. Stay tuned for start times, ticket prices and supports.

Ultimate Eagles : Tribute Show / Sat Jun 3 / Canberra Theatre Centre

Ultimate Eagles, the world’s greatest Eagles show is touring Australia for the very first time. Built on a powerful four-part vocal harmony and precise musical production, the legendary sounds of The Eagles are faithfully and brilliantly recreated by six world class musicians. Their first tour to Australia will feature all the classic Eagles hits from the timeless back catalogue including ‘Hotel California’, ‘Lyin’ Eyes’, ‘Take It Easy’, ‘Desperado’, ‘Take It To The Limit’, ‘Life In The Fast Lane’ and many more. [8pm / $89/109/129 + bf via]

Angie : Album Tour / Sat May 27 / Ainslie Arts Centre

The ever-evolving Sydney-based musician and artist, Angie (Circle Pit, Ruined Fortune, Straight Arrows), is back with her third solo album, Shyness, a series of quiet moments and a folk sensibility centered around piano, acoustic and electronic guitar. The songs move between Satie-esque piano pieces toward Tangerine Dream melodies executed on electrics through to the contemporary quiet songform of Cat Power and Nico. Supports include TVCR, Thunderbolt City and Spike Vincent. This show is all ages. [7pm / $10 via]

Voyager: Album Tour / Sat May 20 / The Basement

Australian pop sensibilities combined with modern progressive heaviness – the cult force that is Voyager are back with their sixth album, entitled Ghost Mile. Voyager’s sensationally anthemic opus has an amalgamation of everything the band does best: huge soundscapes, pop and prog sensibilities with catchy and thought-inducing instrumentals. With French djent/prog/dubstep maestros The Algorithm in support, as well as Immorium and Highview. [8pm / $44.90 via Oztix]


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