Wed 21st Nov at 7:00pm
The Dirty Three
@ Manchester Cathedral, Manchester
Also appearing: Zun Zun Egui
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The legendary instrumental trio Dirty Three boldly break cover in 2012 with a remarkable new album, "Toward The Low Sun", on Bella Union records, plus an intensive live schedule of headline shows and festival appearances.
"Toward the Low Sun" is a cacophonyic explosion of influences and attitude that has the energy and urgency of a first release. There is an energy and a raw excitement evident from the first electrifying opening moments through to the album's finale.
Atmospheric, haunting melodies from this Australian group. Hailed as the finest Antipodean three-piece since The Dead C and having toured globally with acts as diverse as Nick Cave, the Beastie Boys, John Cale, Pavement and Henry Rollins, the Dirty Three are viewed as 'exceptional in many respects. An instrumental, violin-led trio who are lauded by the music intelligentsia but who embody the primitive appeal of rock'n'roll unlike any other' BELLAUNION.com
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Four-piece from Bristol via Mauritius and Japan. A weird product of Fela Kuti-inspired eternal groove, straight-edge underground rock precision and dynamics, East African guitar practice, Mauritian Rum, Zappa-like big band subversions and a host of other 21st century culture hybrid-jamming.
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Venue: Manchester Cathedral
Enquiries: 0161 833 2220
Disabled Bookings: 0161 833 2220
→ Manchester Victoria 4 min walk