Tickets are on sale now for a performance by Australia’s The Necks in Whelans on Sunday 20th November.
The Necks conjure music that defies description in orthodox terms. Not entirely avant-garde, nor minimalist, nor ambient, nor jazz, the music of The Necks is regularly described internationally as, simply, unique.
Together for 25 years, the Australian cult trio have honed an assured process of building around repeated motifs through subtle shifts and layering, to produce an extraordinarily dense and hypnotic effect frequently underpinned by an insistent deep groove. As their dedicated followers know, their performances are entirely improvised consisting of two pieces evolving over around 50 minutes each and are an experience that has to be heard to be believed.
2009 and 2010 proved outstanding years for The Necks, with an invitation from Nick Cave to appear at All Tomorrows Parties, two performances with Brian Eno in PURE SCENIUS, a 3-concert improvised collaboration, at Sydney Opera House and Brighton Festival 2010, and major tours of US and Europe including their collaboration with Back to Back theatre group.
In late 2011 they will release their 16th album Mindset…their first on vinyl
Whelanslive.com are proud to present The Necks (2 X 50 minute performances, no support) Sunday 20th November Whelan’s Of Wexford St Tickets €18.50 + booking fee available from WAV Tickets [Lo-Call 1890 200 078],Tickets.ie & Ticketmaster.