About Group have had to change the date of this show to Tuesday 2nd July. All tickets remain valid.
We are pleased to announce that About Group are back with a new album and show at the Dalston Vic.
About Group, the quartet of John Coxon, Charles Hayward, Alexis Taylor and Pat Thomas, will release new album ‘Between the Walls’ through Domino on July 1st.
Between The Walls captures the sound of a band ‘playing’ together, in both senses of the word – experimenting and trying things, being playful, as much as being a group performing as a unit together. Between The Walls is the sound of people pushing towards and pulling against one another simultaneously. It is the sound of buzzing amplifiers, sudden musical non-sequiturs, loud blasts of straight synth lines cutting through melody and structure. And it is also the sound of beautiful and odd electronic textures and brilliantly defined and deliberate drums, underpinning fragile but deliberate performances of sad songs and country ballads. ‘The balance between songwriting and free playing, and a lack of clarity about which mode we will be in for any given amount of time, is the key to About Group’ – Alexis Taylor.
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