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MCD.ie presents

Thursday 2nd February

EXMAGICIAN

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MCD.ie presents

EXMAGICIAN

[Bella Union]

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WALDORF & CANNON

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Having spent the summer playing the international festival circuit and most recently touring Germany with July Talk, Belfast duo exmagician have just announced a new wave of Irish Tour Dates in support of their debut album ‘Scan The Blue’. Following a tour of the UK in January, the band will do a whistle-stop tour of Ireland in February stopping in Dublin, Limerick, Galway & Cork.

‘Scan The Blue’ was released earlier this year on Bella Union Records (home to Father John Misty, Fleet Foxes & John Grant amongst others). The debut album has been steadily building momentum and garnering critical praise both at home and abroad.

exmagician have enjoyed radio support from Radio 1, 6music and Absolute and their appearance at this year’s Great Escape festival won plaudits from The Guardian.

Previously recording under the moniker Cashier No.9, the songwriting partnership of Danny Todd and James Smith move into new sonic realms with their latest incarnation exmagician.

‘Scan The Blue’ is propelled by a love of adventurous, psychedelic sounds. “It’s like early Beefheart meets Add N To X,” says Danny – a measure of just how broad the duo’s influences are. “David [Holmes] lent me a Korg MS-20 and then I bought one myself. That synth shaped a lot of the record.”

Self-written and produced with the help of Rocky O’Reilly (And So I Watch You From Afar, General Fiasco, Mojo Fury), Danny and James’s decision to take the production reins came from their reverential response to songcraft. Each track carefully crafted over time and only tweaked when they knew they were ready to be heard.

exmagican IRISH TOUR DATES – FEBRUARY 2017

FEBRUARY 2017

Thur Feb 2nd Whelan’s, Dublin
Fri Feb 3rd Dolan’s, Limerick
Sat Feb 4th The Loft, Galway
Sun Feb 5th Cypress Avenue, Cork

WALDORF & CANNON

Alternative duo from Derry & Donegal born in 2015. Live, Waldorf plays a Farmer Foot-drum Kit, Danelectro guitars, Hohner Harmonicas and sings. Cannon plays a Danelectro 58 Longhorn bass and sings.
Together they create a unique alternative sound heavily laden with stirring harmonies and catchy hooks often sharing and swapping lead vocals during a single song. Influenced by Pixies, CCR, Nirvana, Devo, Motorhead, Fugazi, RATM, Link Wray, Little Walter, Beck etc…
Debut self recorded album coming out 21st January 2017.

TICKETS

€15 available online from WAV Tickets or Lo-Call 1890 200 078 (1-8pm M-F, 4-8pm Sat)

– 50c per ticket service charge applies on phone, internet or credit card bookings. Final ticket price may be higher from other outlets.

Strictly over 18′s, I.D. may be required

AFTER THE GIG

Indie & Alternative Dance Party | Drinks Promos | 11pm til 3am or check out the bands playing The Midnight Hour in the upstairs venue – Free Entry via front door until 10:30pm

  • Whelan's, 25 Wexford St.
  • Doors: 8pm
  • Tickets: €15