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Halfway

When:

Fri 24 Apr 2015, 7:00pm

Where: Triffid, 7-9 Stratton Street, Newstead, Queensland

Restrictions: 18+

Ticket Information:

  • General: $23.80
  • Additional fees may apply

Listed by: ScrabblePR

Halfway formed in 2000 in Brisbane. They have released 4 critically acclaimed albums:

Farewell to the Fainthearted – 2004, Produced & Engineered and mixed by Wayne Connolly & Halfway.

Remember the River – 2006 Produced by Rob Younger, Engineered & mixed by Wayne Connolly

An Outpost of Promise – 2010 Produced by Robert Forster, Engineered & mixed by Wayne Connolly

Any Old Love – 2014 Produced by Robert Forster with co-production from Peter Jesperson & John Willsteed, Engineered & mixed by Phil Graham.

In 2008, key writers John Busby and Chris Dale won the Grant McLennan Memorial Fellowship (arguably Australia’s most prestigious songwriting award). They have played shows with You Am I, The Black Keys, J Mascis, Sloan, Band of Horses, Mark Olson & Garly Louris (Jayhawks) and scored festivals spots at the 2011 Big Day Out, and 2010 Gympie Muster.

www.halfway.com.au
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Mosman Alder

There are many voices, places and influences swirling in Mosman Alder. The Brisbane six-piece may have unified their debut album under the sweeping title taken from the life’s-work of an ingenious ’80s scientist and astronomer-turned-author, but for the most part, inspiration for the album was found slightly closer to home. Weaving the bandmates’ experiences of travelling overseas, the bitter sweetness of returning home, online pen-pals, sharing dog-eared books from Japanese expressionists, navigating through shyness and Arts schools—and the inevitable searching that comes with figuring out life through your early twenties—is underpinned by the band’s love of music, art, storytelling and ultimately, their own friendship.

Much of their debut album, Humdrum Star, may have been written on German guitars and composed on separate trips across the globe—as far flung as South East Asia and Scotland—but was performed and written, simply, by a band who look forward to practicing together. While some bands would be out of their depth with a large ensemble, particularly the commanding use of piano and violin, Mosman Alder envelope the unusual instruments seamlessly and create a densely lush sound through the chaos of six members that shines just as brightly on headphones as watching the band perform live.

www.facebook.com/MosmanAlder