Overnight, two new red-hot videos by Chapter recording megastars the Ancients and Darren Sylvester premiered on uber-hip online culture portals.
The Ancients go all Lord of the Dance on the high-entertainment-value video for snappy single “Hey Now”, from their upcoming third album Night Bus. Click on the video still to check it out, or read the kind words direct from the Spin website!
Night Bus comes out Oct 20 on LP, CD and digital on Chapter Music. Don’t forget the Ancients’ upcoming launches:
Fri Oct 20, 6pm – Melbourne – Polyester city store – instore, free, all ages
Sat Nov 30 – Melbourne – Northcote Social Club – tickets here
Thurs Dec 5 – Brisbane – Black Bear Lodge – tickets $10 on the door
Fri Dec 13 – Sydney – Brighton Up Bar – tickets $10 on the door
Darren Sylvester’s dreamy video for latest single Don’t Do That To Yourself has also premiered overnight on Flavorwire. His album Off By Heart came out last week on LP, CD and digital (including a deluxe version with postcards and tote bag).
Check his album launch dates too:
Fri Nov 8 – Melbourne – Kelvin Club – tickets here
Sat Nov 16 – Sydney – Golden Age cinema – tickets here
Both acts, of course, are also playing Chapterfest 21 for Melbourne Music Week on Wednesday November 20 at the Residence. More info from melbourne.vic.gov.au/mmw.
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Check out the Ancients’ Molokai, as just premiered on Impose. Or pick up your own copy from the Chapter Bandcamp!
Chapter Music is honoured to announce the upcoming release of Night Bus, the third album from Melbourne band the Ancients. The astoundingly beautiful track Molokai, a sweeping guitar symphony in miniature, has just been premiered on Impose.