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Sydney outfit New Venusians release latest track ‘Game Change’ from forthcoming debut album and tour nationally
BY Sarah Guppy - This Much Talent | 17-Mar-2017
Sydney neo-soul and hip hop blenders New Venusians have lifted their latest track ‘Game Change’ off of forthcoming self-titled debut album dropping March 24, as well as announce a National tour in support of the release. The fresh synth-soaked number follows in the wake of their successful January release - Get Along - which has been playlisted on Double J and clocked up a number of spins on, Triple J Unearthed, Triple J’s Roots n All, Triple R, FBI and East Side radio programs to name a few.
A slow builder, ‘Game Change’ sees the seven-piece taking a few twists and turns, with opening soul-fueled minimalist grooves paving the way for a midway guitar-induced break that builds to a crescendo of synths and percussion. Layered with dreamy vocal hooks and an undeniably funky bass-line that buoys the song along, ‘Game Change’ slowly shifts pace and builds in texture and dynamics, speaking both lyrically and musically of the importance of honesty and the willingness to accept and adapt to change.
Having already attracted the interest of fans both at home and abroad, New Venusians are going from strength to strength gaining massive exposure with recent inclusions in Spotify’s ‘Fresh Finds’ Playlist, Apple Music’s ‘The New Wave of Indie RnB’ Playlist, and the Bandcamp Weekly Show, New Venusian’s are ready to take their highly anticipated debut album on the road this April, playing some of Australia’s capital cities on a not-to-be-missed east coast tour.
New Venusians are made up of some of Australia’s most sought after musical talent, and as session musicians, many of the members work with some of Australia’s leading contemporary artists including Ngaiire, Sampa The Great, and Urthboy just to name a few.
The debut self-titled release from New Venusians will be their first body of work birthed from their signing to Portland-based US record label Fresh Selects and will be out worldwide Friday 24 March.
NEW VENUSIANS SELF-TITLED ALBUM TOUR DATES 2017
Thursday 20 April - The Workers Club, Melbourne Vic
Friday 28 April - The Boundary, Brisbane QLD
29 – 30 April - Planting Festival, Brisbane QLD
Thursday 4 May - The Imperial, Sydney NSW
Thursday 8 June - Rad Bar, Wollongong NSW
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