Introducing Springtime, the new band from Gareth Liddiard, Jim White and Chris Abrahams
26.05.2021

Introducing Springtime, the new band from Gareth Liddiard, Jim White and Chris Abrahams

Words by Kate Streader

Springtime will play their debut album in full at Vivid LIVE.

Gareth Liddiard (The Drones, Tropical Fuck Storm), Jim White (Dirty Three, Xylouris White) and Chris Abrahams (The Necks, Laughing Clowns) have teamed up for a new project titled Springtime.

After making their debut with a handful of sold-out Melbourne shows earlier this month, the three-piece will release their first album later this year.

What you need to know

  • Springtime will release their debut album in late 2021
  • They’ll perform the album in full as part of Vivid LIVE
  • The trio have dropped a teaser track, titled ‘Penumbra’

Keep up to date with all the latest music interviews, news and reviews here.

A fusion of experimental noise, free-jazz and improvisation, Springtime is the culmination of three renowned, multidisciplinary musicians each known for their distinct styles and sounds.

The trio will perform their forthcoming debut album at Sydney Opera House in August as part of Vivid LIVE, today revealing a taste with teaser track, ‘Penumbra’.

Recorded live at the band’s recent Brunswick Ballroom performance, ‘Penumbra’ marries a powerful, affecting melody with Liddiard’s unmistakable vocals. Although the track is not an official single, it provides a promising glimpse of what’s up Springtime’s collective sleeve.

Listen to ‘Penumbra’ below. 

Springtime hit Sydney Opera House on Saturday August 7 for Vivid LIVE. Tickets are on sale from 9am on Friday May 28.