As part of Melbourne Music Week’s label showcase series Labels Live, Chapter Music is presenting an amazing show at the very spooky Old Melbourne Gaol.
Reformed 70s synth-punk legends Primitive Calculators will put on a typically savage and hilarious performance, showcasing new material from an album currently being recorded – their first ever studio album in a 30+ year lifespan – which is due for an early 2012 release on Chapter.
The drily intoned vocals and flailing polyrhythms of Essendon Airport make a welcome live return, after Chapter’s acclaimed reissue of their 1981 post-funk classic Palimpsest.
The hypnotic minimalism of sensual duo Fabulous Diamonds will round out this darkly eccentric bill, at a venue so atmospheric and amazing, it’d be criminal not to come!
Melboune Music Week and Chapter Music present:
CHAPTER MUSIC LIVE @ OLD MELBOURNE GAOL
with Primitive Calculators, Essendon Airport and Fabulous Diamonds
Wednesday November 23, 8.30pm
Old Melbourne Gaol (377 Russell St, Melbourne)
tickets $12+bf from Moshtix / 1300 438 849
Also check out the Melbourne Music Week website.
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