COME ON LIVE LONG
Come On Live Long play their first headline show of 2014 to help fundraise for their forthcoming trip to Canada for CMW.
Named by Nialler9 as one of the best new live acts in the country, Come On Live Long bring their “superb electronic swagger” back to Whelan’s for the first time since the release of debut album, Everything Fall, in 2013.
In May the band will head for Canada to play at Canadian Music Week 2014 taking in Ottawa and Montreal along the way.
Everything Fall is a collection of fast-paced, groove-laden alternative rock sitting side by side with loud atmospherics and slow burning electronics.
The album’s live instrumentation was recorded with Gavin Glass and engineered by Scott Halliday at Orphan Studios in Dublin. Conor Gaffney of Nouveaunoise completed additional production and mixing throughout winter and spring in his Roscommon studio.
Everything Fall was created using an array of analogue synthesizers, effects units, and sampled material all performed live in studio.
Come On Live Long’s two singers, Robert Ardiff and Louise Gaffney, trade vocal lines seamlessly throughout the LP with both carefully choosing their moments to come to the fore.
When performing live, the band use an assortment of acoustic, electric and sampled instruments to create a sound that has been described as “widescreen, with superb electronic swagger”.
Come On Live Long have been together since 2010 and along with Everything Fall the band have released two EPs to date. Both have been met with critical success and have led the band to feature on Oakley’s Tour De France campaign as well as many short movies and documentaries worldwide. Come On Live Long have played on stages at Electric Picnic, Castlepalooza, Body and Soul, Camden Crawl as well as a nationwide tour with We Cut Corners.
“One of the best new live bands in Ireland” –Nialler 9
“An impressive and accomplished beginning.” – 4/5 The Irish Times
“Outstanding. Intricate, painstakingly wrought music.” – Release of the week, The Irish Independent.
“Come On Live Long are pretty much untouchable. It’s hard to ask for anything else from a first effort” – 4/5 State.ie
“A stellar debut…” – 7/10 Hot Press
AFTER THE GIG
Whelan’s Indie Club w/ Late Bar from 10:30pm or check out the bands playing The Midnight Hour in the upstairs venue (FREE ENTRY, 12am).