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On top of all the shows announced in Australia, New Zealand, Japan and China comes that much needed Melbourne show addition to accompany their Meredith Festival set - Moon Duo will now perform at the opening night of the FRIDAY NIGHTS AT NGV during Andy Warhol | Ai Weiwei exhibition on FRI 11 DEC. Tickets will be on sale from NOV 6. See full details here: 

Along with this the celestial guests now cresting the orbital plane with Moon Duo for the Australian club shows are… BRISBANE local psych sirens DREAMTIME accompanied by Melbourne's GRINDING EYES opening; and in SYDNEY it will be GRINDING EYES along with Adelaide's GLASS SKIES opening. Switch it on.

And then in Adelaide the Going Steady Fest has now announced their full deal featuring Adelaide's Glass Skies, The Dunes, Black Coral and Sons of Zoku, plus interstate guests Dead Radio (NSW) and Dreamtime (QLD), along with DJ sets by Wolf & Cub and Urtekk. See links and further below.


As night ascends... fall through the psych side of the Moon Duo in solar transit to southern realms. With the recent announcement of the 2015 Meredith Festival inclusion, and following on their previous 2013 Australian visit as guests of Jon Spencer Blues Explosion -  Ripley and Sanae return as a trio with John Jeffrey now firmly on drums. 

The highest apex of psychedelia, be it art, music, drugs or literature, is to induce a prolonged consciousness shift that affects the consumer far beyond the time they were privy to the act. Moon Duo's third full-length LP, Shadow of the Sun, was written entirely during one of these evolving phases — a rare and uneasy rest period, devoid of the constant adrenaline of performing live and the stimulation of traveling through endless moving landscapes. This offered Moon Duo a new space to reflect on all of these previous experiences and cradle them while cultivating the album in the unfamiliar environment of a new dwelling; a dark Portland basement. It was from this stir-crazy fire that Shadow of the Sun was forged.

 Evolving the sound of their first two full-length records, Mazes (2011) and Circles (2012), Moon Duo — Ripley Johnson and Sanae Yamada — have developed their ideas with the help of their newly acquired steam engine, Canadian drummer John Jeffrey (present on the band's last release, Live in Ravenna). The unchartered rhythms and tones present on this record are reflective of Moon Duo's strive for equilibrium in this aforementioned new environment. 

"Moon Duo sound like they're divining what it means to rock, and roll, in the 21st century."

tone deaf and consume presents:
australAsian transit 2015

Wednesday 9 Dec  Brisbane THE ZOO
plus celestial guests DREAMTIME and GRINDING EYES
tickets from and all Oztix outlets

Thursday 10 Dec  Sydney NEWTOWN SOCIAL CLUB
plus celestial guests GRINDING EYES and GLASS SKIES
tickets from and ph 1300 724 8671300 724 867

Friday 11 Dec  Melbourne FRIDAY NIGHTS AT NGV 
tickets from

Saturday 12 Dec  Meredith MEREDITH MUSIC FESTIVAL
info here:

Sunday 13 Dec  Adelaide JIVE - GOING STEADY FEST
plus Glass Skies, Dreamtime (QLD), Dead Radio (NSW), The Dunes, Black Coral and Sons of Zoku. DJ sets by Wolf & Cub and Urtekk. Live visuals will be provided by Colorfool. presented by Going Steady Music, Bad Vibrations, Jive, ThreeD Radio, Coopers, Sailor Jerrys and Delinquuente Wines. tickets from and the venue. Doors from 4.00pm. 

tickets available now.

Also appearing;
WED 25 NOV Wellington SAN FRAN
SAT 28 NOV Tokyo SDLX with Kikagaku Moyo
TUES 1 DEC   Shengzhen B10
WED 2 DEC   Guangzhou T:UNION
with Battles & Duck Fight Goose
with Battles & ReTros

new album SHADOW OF THE SUN out now on sacred bones through rocket


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