Get on Board
For the first time a label is teaming up with a band to bring music to the people.
Groove Armada and alcohol company, BACARDI, are collaborating with a number of our home-growns to play an enhanced DJ set, BACARDI EXPRESS 2009.
I’m not quite sure how it works but it sounds like they travel the country aboard an old train, visiting Melbourne, Wagga Wagga, Wollongong and Sydney, from 26 – 28 March.
A similar project has been travelling the world and has seen Miami, Mexico, Athens and Brazil. Fortunately for Brazilians one of my favourite bands, The Twelves, performed for their home country.
Along with Groove Armada, Australians will get to see British India, Bluejuice, Lost Valentinos and another favourite of mine, Van She.
I haven’t heard of Beardyman and Hoop DJs but they sound fun too (with the former a beatboxer, and the latter a trio of ladies playing club-worthy sets).
Groove Armada have built up a solid reputation over the years, garnering support from musicians like Neneh Cherry and Sophie Barker, and splaying the night sky with lasers at their live performances.
It will be exciting to see how this whole label endeavour carries across to our golden shores.
For more details and to find out how you can get your hot hands on tickets to the event visit their website.