TAngerinecAT / Greenness / R.Dyer
BRIGHTON. THE HOPE. SATURDAY 27th APRIL. DOORS: 7.30 PM :: 5 ADV including BF:: 7 OTD::
Cute Owl Promotions in association with FemFriday and Devil's Dyke Network presents: An amazing night of highly individual genre-defying music with a plethora of musical instruments. Celebrating freedom and diversity of art!
Raw powerful cinematic electronica with punk attitude. Stunning lead hurdy-gurdy with effect pedals, fierce yet tender vocals, personal political lyrics, floaty flutes, massive drone bass and DIY samples seamlessly combine with industrial-rave beats in an utterly captivating show.
The nomadic duo tAngerinecAt was formed in 2008 in Ukraine as a collaboration between Ukrainian Eugene Purpurovsky and English Paul Chilton. Inspired by their studies, travels and music experiences in remote parts of the Carpathian Mountains, their music has also absorbed different forms of Ukrainian and Soviet counterculture; the classical music skills, composition, poetry, acting, directing and stage experience of Eugene since 1990 as well as influences from EDM, drone, blues, metal, prog-rock and more.
They have four independently released, successfully selling albums that have had airplay on BBC 2, BBC 3 and BBC 6. The band has toured internationally in Ukraine, UK and Russia from 2010 and since relocating to UK in 2016 have quickly gained momentum, intensively touring with headline shows all over UK.
Based on personal experience, themes of resistance are repeated throughout their new album Many Kettles, and also in the form of images and symbols that help you to survive.
tAngerinecAt brought not just synth to the table, but a whole range of physical, classical instruments into the mix most noticeably their use of the hurdy-gurdy, to make their music the deep notes of severe doom and dread that gave it the feeling of a rave in a mausoleum...- Ben Knight, LEFTLION
"Watch out for: tAngerinecAt... this is some of the most powerful music I have heard in a long time..." - LOUDER THAN WAR
"I've never seen someone play a hurdy-gurdy so punk..."
- DEVILS DYKE NETWORK
"Tangerinecat exploded into my world and I'm a happier man for it! Awesome energy and multidisciplinary. Myself and the team at New Art Exchange really appreciated your work."
- Jason Pollitt, NEW ART EXCHANGE
"Album is immense. Exceptional..."
- John Hywel Morris, PRS for Music Senior Membership Development Manager, Wales
...the most important piece of art you need to navigate these times... - David Eggleston (Mirrorkill)
Greenness is an indie psych-folk band featuring English musician and producer Graham Pratt and French singer-songwriter Cess Frangi.
Greenness have been performing regularly in and around their adopted home of Brighton (including Fringe Festival, The Alternative Escape, VegFest, Oxjam, Sofar Sounds...) as well as a sell-out event at London's iconic Royal Albert Hall (Collide Festival), national tours, several shows across Europe and an appearance at San Francisco's historic Sacred Grounds.
Their live performance, as a duo or with a full backing band, aims to create an immersive and emotional journey through the use of various acoustic and electronic instruments, field recordings of wild animals and poetic lyrics carrying a deep message.
"An absolute revelation, combining a French pop sensibility with the sort of avant-garde vocalising Tim Buckley used to excel at."
- Brighton Source
"The panache of a 60s French film, with modern synths and guitars [...] Greenness hypnotised the crowd into submission, using the power of sound." - Headlights and White Lines
"This Brighton duo incorporates elements of folk, psych-rock and the natural world around us to craft transfixing and beguiling subtle bangers." - Latest 7
"Beautiful, versatile vocals with a Grace Slick resemblance."
- Nat's Life Blog
"Electro-acoustic duo Greenness from Brighton are a revelation, with Cess awesome voice superbly complemented by Grahams distinctive guitar work." - The Morning Star
R.Dyer uses loop pedal, musical saw, saxophone, noseflute, found sounds, homemade instruments and household objects to combine baroque pop songs with improvised performance. Influences include: Owen Pallett, The Books, Shooby Taylor, The Hidden Cameras, musique concrete, Jonathan Richman and Harpo Marx. She's currently working on her first solo EP.
The Devil's Dyke Collective hosts monthy events of feminist poetry,art and performance.
FEMFRIDAY is hosting monthly events celebrating independent artists who are under-represented in the current music scene. Our goal is to provide a space where women and non-binary people can express themselves artistically and inspire others to create, whilst raising awareness and collecting funds for important intersectional feminist causes
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