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Blunderbuss – carni hop + Ungus ungus ungus -

May 31 @ 8:00 pm - 11:00 pm

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Blunderbuss and Ungus Ungus Ungus at Open Studio, Wednesday May 31

Blunderbuss and Ungus Ungus Ungus combine forces to bring a unique flavour to Open Studio for a special midweek session, 2 hours of non-stop carnie-hop. Both bands play beats and bass music produced using Ableton, and they will sync up and play live together, wielding their guitars and horns, with dance commander vocals and killer clown moves. Join us for this special hump day event. You won’t have heard anything quite like this yet before. And you might even get your dance on like it’s the weekend. Facebook event: ​https://www.facebook.com/events/1937349853218729/

* Blunderbuss *

Neoteric, real and synthetic with words that stir and a hot brass garnish. Blunderbuss Jones (from 8Foot Felix) carves out beats and breaks and pops and drops, wielding his trumpet like a weapon. With sultry tones and saxophones, Dandelion Jackson (from Madre Monte) makes a scene. Mr Manifold brings mad skillz on the decks.

Beginning in 2005 as an electro-swinging DJ/trumpet show, Blunderbuss has ignited stages as far away as Boomtown Fair and Shoreditch Bookclub in the UK, Rainbow Serpent Festival for six consecutive years as well as Electro Swing Club Melbourne and regular appearances at the infamous Coco Poco Loco parties.

The Blunderbuss show has featured many talented guest musicians including members of the amazing Vibraphonic Orkestra, The Bad Brigade and Reuben Stone. Settled on the current 3-piece lineup, the band has been hard at work writing an all new and original set that spans the hip-hop, breaks and drum’n’bass genres with elements of gypsy, balkan, swing and blues. They finished recording their EP Ready, Aim, Fire! earlier this year and have produced a music video for the first track Fire!

Website: ​https://blunderbuss.com.au
Facebook: ​https://facebook.com/blunderbuss.com.au
Fire music video: ​http://bit.ly/blunderbuss-fire-mv Bandcamp: ​https://blunderbussdj.bandcamp.com/releases

* Ungus Ungus Ungus *

Hold onto your hats as Australia’s premier peddlers of vaudevillian psychedelia, strap you in for a rollercoaster ride of dance and mayhem. This is carnivalesque party music for the creatively inclined, traversing territory from global dance beats to swing, jazz and hip-hop. Featuring mind-tickling on-stage antics and a bold visual presence, their cosmic circus is on a mission to make you boogie, gawp and expand your perceptual horizons. Now touting their fourth release, The Cosmic Carnival (2016), they have a concept album to accompany their swinging sci-fi concept show that has been destroying dancefloors across Australia for the past four years.

The Ungus Ungus Ungus Soundsystem ensemble emphasises electronic production in tandem with live musicians. Their list of appearances includes internationally regarded

festivals Rainbow Serpent, Subsonic, Luminate (New Zealand), Wangaratta Jazz and the Western Australian Circus Festival, alongside boutique club nights such as Melbourne’s Electro Swing Club and Sydney’s Art Party. They are regulars at Australia’s regional burn, Burning Seed.

Website: ​https://ungusungusungus.com/
Soundsystem video link: ​https://ungusungusungus.com/soundsystem-video/ Soundsystem music link: ​https://ungusungusungus.com/soundsystem-music/ Facebook: ​https://web.facebook.com/ungusungusungus/

$5 on the door


May 31
8:00 pm - 11:00 pm