Missed out on Splendour tickets? Don’t worry, Splendour’s Official Sideshows of 2022 are finally here and set to roll into venues around the country this July!
This monster pile of tours is the biggest Official Sideshow announcement in the history of Splendour, so be sure to hold your hat as you get your head around this one…
Jungle’s Mercury Prize-nominated, Gold-certified debut and 2018’s follow-up ‘For Ever’ both entered the UK Top 10 and have since amassed close to a billion streams. After a year locked in the studio, they’ve emerged with a huge soulful disco record for the post-social distancing age, with a life-affirming, dancefloor-igniting, sun-kissed celebration of all the things that make music irresistibly joyful. With huge sing-along hooks, enormous synths, and the pulse-raising rush of pushing the BPM through the ceiling, ‘Loving in Stereo’ gives the listener one long hit of pure euphoria!
With special guests Glass Beams
The enigmatic Naarm (Melbourne) based Glass Beams radiates a psychedelia rendered with cyclical riffs and dizzying melodies. Recorded at the beginning of 2020, ‘Mirage’ is the debut release from the artist, showcasing an inclination for cosmic instrumentation, eastern scales and kraut pervaded polyrhythms, issuing four compositions that lend from a profusion of sounds and influences.
Glass Beams self-recorded studio material awakens into an immersive live show; hypnotic renditions of the songs performed by a masked quartet.
We may not know much about the enigmatic Glass Beams but ‘Mirage’ is one epic inauguration, leaving the listener with more questions than answers.