You’ve heard of the fox trot, you’ve heard of the twist, theres a new dance in town … The DOUBLE. DANCE THE DOUBLE!
Jim White (Dirty Three / Xylouris White / Venom P. Stinger) and guitarist Emmett Kelly (The Cairo Gang / Bonnie ‘Prince’ Billy / Ty Segall) are THE DOUBLE. They’ve distilled THE DOUBLE’s essence into DAWN of the DOUBLE released on indie-record giant In The Red .
“You can meditate to this record,” says Larry Hardy of In the Red. “The first few seconds, it’s like, ‘OK, this sounds like the Gories. Then it’s, ‘No, this is like the Velvet Underground. Oh … it’s Glenn Branca. It’s just goes and goes.”
Rehearsals for The Aints have begun! Ed Kuepper, Sunnyboys Peter Oxley and Alister Spence and Paul Larsen (The Celibate Rifles / The New Christs) will be joined by a 3-piece brass section for all shows while Herr Kuepper his self will be working with the (Tym) Club 76 guitar pedal custom designed by the amazing Tyms Guitars, Brisbane. Says Ed “The Tym Club 76 pedal is a beautiful sounding reverse engineered version of my fairly unique first run MXR Distortion plus pedal from 1974. It sounds the same … the real deal.”Continue reading
Meantime the Ed Kuepper Solo & By Request shows are making some noise of their own with two sold-out shows in Nambour prompting a third & final show on the afternoon of Saturday August 12th August. Bellingen too is on the move with Saturday 19th August sold-out – a second show on the afternoon of August 20th has been added there.Continue reading