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Video. Show. Rain.

October 27, 2011

Good morning.  It’s dreary here.  Again.  A morning off and that weird endless drizzle has hit.  The only good thing about rain like this is when you have the morning off and can lie in bed and listen to it.  One version of my perfect world be nothing but lying in bed with the door that leads to our tiny porch open, listening to the rain while alternating between reading and sleeping.  That plus chiseled abs.  That’s only one version, mind you, and I’m aware of it’s inherent flaws.

I got home from a gig last night and found the following video waiting for us.  We shoot this back in July with our good friend Estelle Coleman.  She is a friend of the band who happens to be quite good at what she does, and has shot us enough to know what to expect.  We had a song, two days, and a warehouse we rented for $200.  This is what she came up with.  Let us know what you think, as I’m always curious.

Royal Chant – [other]
From our debut LP Raise Your Glass & Collapse

Here is another video she shot and edited of us in the studio and whatnot, as a teaser for our Starts & Stutters EP which we sort-of-released-but-not-really.  I would call it our “lost” album, but people have to be looking for something for it to be considered lost.  I assure you, no one is looking.

I’ll be playing an unplugged/acoustic show tonight at our local, the Port Macquarie Hotel.  The cash will come in handy to get us down to Sydney, where tomorrow night’s show will be a graduation of sorts.  We are opening for Trial Kennedy, who are much bigger, have more fans, and have sold more records than us.  To illustrate the difference, it is worth noting that our respective albums came out on pretty much the same day this year, and in fact we appeared in the same issue of the same Sydney music rag.  The only thing is that they made the cover, while we were on page 30-something.  That being said, after cutting our teeth for months playing in the Oxford Art Factory Gallery Bar we are making the jump to the big stage tomorrow night.  It should be fun.  At the very least, it will be nice to crank our amps up without getting yelled at…much.  I know that most of you who read this are across various ponds, so I don’t expect to you be there.  If you do happen to catch the show, come up and say “hi”.  We can be shy, but we don’t mean to be.

Trial Kennedy @ OAF 28/10/1

Oxford Art Factory 28/10/2011

Peace for now. Catch you soon….

Nothing about nothing….

March 27, 2011

[other]

it’s broken but it works
disappointing in return
half truths in equal measure
the answer is not the answer
dirty looks and compliments
we know which ones they really meant
and I just can’t help
kicking kicking kicking myself

don’t talk, don’t breathe
don’t stop, don’t think
just try for me…

and we might be a little shaky at first
and maybe it’s more than just our nerves
with such big gestures
our failures look like successes
the comfort of chronic fatigue
immediate concerns are of no concern to me
irrational thoughts were made for times such as these

don’t talk, don’t breathe
don’t stop, don’t think
just try for me…

just try for me….