They’re appearing at The Night Cat on Friday June 24 to release their latest record ‘Star of the Show’.
Cult pop-mystiques Dorsal Fins are back after a five year hiatus, celebrating the release of their new record Star of the Show. Launching their record, which was described by McGorry as “the most eclectic thing we’ve ever done”, they’re going to be joined by funk demons Karate Boogaloo and selected DJs.
What you need to know
- After a five year haitus, Dorsal Fins have released their newest record Star of the Show
- Taking the record on the road, they’re performing it live this Friday
- They’re performing at The Night Cat on June 24
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Produced by John Castle (Vance Joy, Megan Washington), Star of the Show is a funk-influenced record complete with breathy harmonies, groovy drumming and timely trumpet flourishes. Fresh off the back of their recent performance at Rocksteady Records, the exquisite dream pop trio’s show at The Night Cat is set to be a return to the stage for the band.
Soak up a splash of fresh Fins magic with epic new single Sugar. An ecstatic song about instant gratification… the sugar hit, that social media like, that sweet online purchase. It’s Dorsal Fins meets Sesame Street with Wah-Wah Trumpet, a Bass Clarinet Choir, washed-out Wurlitzers, a funky beat and a classic double dare co-lead from Jarrad & Ella bringing some big-fins-energy to this long overdue new cut.
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Having peeled back from their cast of nine members to a trio of the band’s essential song writing trinity – Liam McGorry, Ella Thompson and Jarrad Brown. Home grown in Brunswick, they navigate a kaleidoscopic bag of sun soaked horns, love-puddle funk, and brat-pop night moves. The band once was featured on Neighbours in Episode 7469.
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