Unsigned Artist Of The Week :: Magic Hands

September 2nd 2014

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Meet the duo we can’t keep our Magic Hands off.

Alex and Lucy met in a German bar in 2011. They’ve spent the time since creating Magic Hands in a bunch of different places; a cement basement in the heart Melbourne, a Berlin apartment plus a sunny coast house and it’s easy to see why. The duo have a clear penchant for exploring different worlds and taking the best bits, folk sensibilities can apparently be paired with thick guitar, bluesy melancholy and 80s synth. Scratch the apparently, they straight up can- and Magic Hands will prove it.

Their debut album, Let Me Hold You While You Fail, comes out on Friday. The latest single from it, ‘Limousine’ is all synth induced heartbeats, building melody and Lucy’s vocals; featuring ethereal trills but real human emotion- plus a cameo from the deep tones of Alex and a bass guitar. If the single is any indicator, the album will offer a completely different world; maybe like the mystical German bar where the outfit met, maybe like a giant coast house, or maybe somewhere you didn’t know existed.

They are launching Let Me Hold You While You Fail in a couple of weeks which is set to be swamped with video projections, a light show and a full live band. Details below.

Who: Magic Hands + Males + Snowy Nasdaq + TV Programmes + Lovely Head

When: 8pm, Friday September 12

Where: The Imperial Hotel, 35 Erskineville Road, Erskineville.

How Much: $12


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