“This duo’s brainiac mix of math rock, pro, post-punk and no wave textures in a digital mix and electronica is never less than clever, intricate and complex. Intelligent, exciting stuff.” – The Guardian
Civil Civic – everyone’s favourite Melbourne-raised, London/Barcelona-dwelling Noise-pop instrumentalist duo – headline London’s Macbeth on 12 June – with support from Umez – ahead of a mainland European tour through July and August (tour dates to be announced soon).
In March 2010, CC self-released their debut EP ‘1’, on cassette and download, followed by the double-A side 7” ‘Run Overdrive/Fuck Youth‘ in June, and a third single – ‘Lights on a Leash’ – which was picked up by Too Pure’s Singles Club in December of that year. In November of 2011 their debut album ‘Rules’ appeared on their ownGross Domestic Product label, and just like the singles that went before it, the press were particularly complimentary. Last show in London took place in november, and one of the highlight of the performance was the stage invasion on catchy track “Run Overdrive” :
Supporting are Umez, a brand-new London-based Japanese duo. Their music seeks to blow your mind artificially and naturally, simultaneously, with two opposing sound, noise and pop. There’s plenty music on their Soundcloud page.