Contemporary Music

The Basics


Sun 9 Feb 2014

 Supported by Runner

They play 60s-cast retro rock, sure, but they play it like they invented it. BEAT MAGAZINE

Grammy Award winning Wally De Backer (Gotye), alongside Kris Schroeder and Tim Heath, bring 1960s pop sensibilities and irrefutable charm. The Basics are in their element live – sublime 3-piece harmonies, witty banter and a swathe of amazing songs.

Runner are nothing if not tight as all heck. Luckily, they are more than that; they’re seriously inventive musicians with a great ear for dynamics and an impossibly precise sense of rhythm. COOL PERTH NIGHTS

Perth’s Runner layer rich vocals and dynamic instrumental sections, with shoe-gaze ambiance and charm. The band has swollen since arriving on the scene in 2011, in both size and musical ambition. With the addition of vocals and secondary percussion, the band produces lush sounds, sentimental and nuanced. Runner's debut album Cloud Kingdom will be out soon.

                                                                     Listen on Spotify 


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Sun 9 Feb 2014
Chevron Festival Gardens

Sun 9 Feb, 8pm


Standard $40
Friends $35

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