Weyes Blood At The Junk Bar * Sold Out

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Weyes Blood At The Junk Bar * Sold Out
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Weyes Blood At The Junk Bar * Sold Out says
Mistletone presents the debut Australian tour by Weyes Blood, coming to Brisbane for an intimate solo show at Junk Bar, hot on the heels of her sublime new album, Front Row Seat To Earth.

This show has now sold out & an additional matinee show has been added on Sunday 22 January 2017 (opening 4:30pm), be quick to get tickets here; https://tickets.oztix.com.au/?Event=69761

Weyes Blood is the songwriting project of California's Natalie Mering, who channels the uneasy listening vibes of the lost voices of Laurel Canyon. Conjuring the mystical yearnings of Judee Sill, Weyes Blood creates gorgeous songs which resonate with echoes of the golden era AM radio yet sound entirely contemporary; delving into the archetypal feminine, whilst being firmly rooted in the now. A former collaborator with Ariel Pink and Jackie-O Motherf**ker, Weyes Blood most recently collaborated with Domino artist Drugdealer on his brilliant album The End of Comedy.

The new Weyes Blood album Front Row Seat To Earth (out now on Mexican Summer via Rocket) is warm and close, with a pop sensibility that sends it soaring into the atmosphere. The closeness of this record – how personal, alone, and frank it feels – conceals its aspirations to the outside, to the “Earth” of its title. Natalie Mering wants to lead us through the microcosm of the personal to the macrocosm of the transpersonal.

Her witness harbors devastating weight (“… and now you can’t stay, please baby don’t go away”) while also universalizing the strange ways of identity and relationships. These are not typical love songs or protest songs — they are painful, poignant riddles that celebrate the ambiguity of love. Weyes Blood affirms the conflict of harmonious life within a disharmonic world — she illuminates and mythologizes it, projecting it back over the whole of Earth. The inner ecology leads outward, bridging “us” with our obscure inheritance of nature.

“She crafts emotional epics that masquerade as psych-folk ballads, subtly symphonic songs that are informed by yesterday but live and breathe right now” – PITCHFORK BEST NEW MUSIC

“The exceptional voice of Natalie Mering never ceases to sweep us off our feet” – THE FADER

“Beautiful, unsettling and wholly compelling” - THE GUARDIAN five stars ⭐️⭐️⭐️⭐️⭐️
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By: Mistletone