Wednesday, September 16, 19:00
adv £9.50 + booking fee
A dense swirl of multilayered and orchestral swathes of guitar, a sonic cathedral where
influences both sacred and profane meet to confect a
is formed of a
particular type of musical alchemy
. This is the higher plane where Flyying Colours exist.
Taking form in Melbourne as the 2010’s drew towards their denouement, Flyying Colours
have built their dense but intricate
DNA around the interlocking guitar play and
vocal symbiosis of Brodi
e J Brummer and Gemma O’Connor. Flagbearers of Australia’s world
renowned shoegaze scene, the four piece may on initial encounter appear to take cues from
seminal influences such as My Bloody Valentine and Ride. However, as their sound has
developed over t
he course of
and album release, they’ve incubated what
can only be described as their own Australian blast of
howling yet delicate noise; a
multilayered sensory overload underscored with the delicate filagree of Brummer and
hereal boy/girl call and response vocals.
Quickly achieving headliner status in their hometown, with rapturously received sold out
shows that quickly took on the status of events rather than mere gigs, the band were
quickly tapped for an enviable list of
tour support slots with the likes of the Jesus and Mary
Chain, The Brian Jonestown Massacre, Johnny Marr, A Place to Bury Strangers and The Black
Far from content to rest o
such worthy laurels, the group have also made their
mark on the festival a
nd international touring circuit
, adding St Jerome’s Laneway Festival,
Primavera Sound, London Calling in Amsterdam and hotbed of ones to watch, The Great
Escape in Brighton in the UK.
Joined by Melanie Barbaro and Andy Lloyd
on bass and drums, Fl
yying Colours spent
2019 bunkered down in the studio working their sophomore album due in mid 2020, that
arrives after a conception process that was beset with all the cliched ‘difficult second album’
tropes, but promises that the studio and songwriting la
bour was more than worth it.
startling new long player
shows Flyying Colours assured and confident in their songwriting
meticulous in their studio craft, enlivening their trademark wall of sound with trebly
widescreen panoramas recalling The Cure
at their most epic and the Aussie sunshine
psychedelia of Tame Impala at their most luminescent.
With an album in the can that delivers on the promise many industry tastemakers have so
, 2020 sees Flyying Colours set to take their
rescendos of iridescent
rapture to wider audiences both at home and overseas.
The Lexington is an 18+ venue - please bring ID!