With festival season well on it’s way, 2013 is proving to open up in a highly anticipated, respected manner! But hey, festivals aside, the new year is also hosting some pretty kick-ass international acts as they arrive to our Australian shores in the next coming months.

To add to what is already an overwhelming list, Brooklyn amigos YEASAYER are not only making you dance at St. Jeromes Laneway Festival, they’ll also be playing a show in both Melbourne and Sydney!

Only recently dropping their third album, Fragrant World through Mute/EMI, the outfit are sure to keep you in high spirits as they soar the seas for a much appreciated visit.

Fragrant World was self-produced by the band at Gary’s Electronic Studios in Greenpoint. If you’re yet to have a listen, expect psychedelic electronica, obscure disco undertones and smooth R’n’B.

You’ll also be able to pick up on the love the band possess for synths, keys and kick-drums.

Known to exhibit a killer show, allow the band to seep into your pores with their phenomenal live portrayal.

Have a taste of what I’m talking about through their latest single, ‘Reagan’s Skeleton’ filmed recently as a Pool Session.

And just for old time’s sake, how good is this song still!

If you’re a Penny Drop subscriber, pre-sale tickets are available right now! As for the general public, hop onto the ticket site for your city tomorrow morning at 9am. You’ll also have the option of purchasing a digital copy of Fragrant World that will be available for you shortly after your transaction is complete.


Thursday, 31st January
The Metro Theatre, Sydney
Tickets available from Oztix and Ticketek

Wednesday, 6th February
The Hi Fi, Melbourne
Tickets available from The Hi Fi’s webby

Words by Hannah Galvin, check out her street on POSSE.COM



An avid fan of Sydney’s jazz and found sound scene, as well as eating peanut butter from the jar.