In awesome news, noisy genre bending legends Scattered Order are headlining the next Sounds Unsound Presents show, Friday 6th February 2015, upstairs at Valve Bar and Venue, Agincourt Hotel, 871 George Street, Sydney, Australia, with doors opening at 9.30pm. Forenzics will be kicking off the night around 10pm, creating our usual darkly improvised sonic soup, followed by Melbourne based improvising duo Maria Moles and Adam Halliwell, with Scattered Order closing up proceedings with visuals by their regular genius Colum. Our own visual maestro RedCell Disorder will be projecting his signature improvised textured insanity for both us and Maria and Adam. Check out the Facebook Event for updates and more info.
Defektro is an amazing Japanese noise artist, playing his hand made stainless steel sonic machines through effects and sonic weapons, creating startling journeys in sound. Axis Trio is a fairly new improvising No Wave outfit comprising members of Scattered Order, Psychic Date and Nhomeas. Living Legend Louis Burdett will mesmerize with his intense performance using multiple kaoss pads, handsonic powered drumming and who know what else, for an improvised, electronic tour de force. Forenzics will be in full quartet mode with Dirk Kruithof and myself on guitar, Joe Cummins on trumpet, and Evan McGregor on drums, for the full soundscape, noise, post rock, post jazz experience.
RedCell Disorder will be playing his trademark improvised visuals throughout the night, for the full synesthetic effect.
We’ll take you on a dark, noir-ish journey of sound and vision, with our sonic instincts and improvisation styles transforming post-rock, noise, jazz and electronic influences into an absolutely unique and engaging live experience. All enhanced by the intense yet atmospheric large scale live projections courtesy of RedCell Disorder.
The band’s line up for this show will feature, Dirk Kruithof on Guitar/Bass, Matthew Syres on Guitar, Joe Cummins on Trumpet, and Evan McGregor on Drums.
We’ll be playing two sets in this intimate and comfortable BYO venue. Doors open at 8pm, advance tickets available through The Sydney Fringe Website or on the door.
Forenzics will be performing in duo mode once more, this time featuring Dirk Kruithof and Matthew Syres, both on guitar. We are proud to support the enigmatic and intense Louis Burdett at this great night of out-there music kindly presented by Mondo Fondue.
Taking place at the Record Crate in Glebe, 32 Glebe Point Road, Glebe, with DJ’s kicking off proceedings at 7pm, followed by us around 8pm, Louis around 9pm.
For more details check out Mondo Fondue’s Facebook Page or RSVP and check for updates at our event page here. There’s also a good chance Louis will sit in with us for at least some of our set, the last time that happened it sounded like this… So don’t miss it – only five bucks!
Forenzics play a free show this Sunday 1st June, at StirrUp Gallery, 142 Addison Road, Marrickville, for the closing party of the Desert/Forest exhibition. There’s an eclectic mix of live music playing throughout the afternoon, kicking off at 2pm. We’re on at 3pm and will be playing in our usual quartet format, though this time joined by long lost drummer Evan McGregor. For those of you with long memories, he played with us at our Static and Silence album launch back in 2010, the entirety of which you can see on our YouTube Channel. For more info about the other acts, and detailed running times, please check out the Facebook Event Page.
Forenzics join Axis and Atrabillions for an extra special Wild Thing gig at The Sly Fox, 199 Enmore Road, Enmore, this Thursday 20th February 2014. Axis are an ambient/drone two piece comprising Pete Jones (Psychic Date, Whore) on guitar and Shane Fahey (Scattered Order) on keyboards, Atrabillions a keyboard driven group of young punks. Forenzics will be playing as a two piece comprising Matthew Syres on guitar and Joe Cummins on Trumpet, for a spacey avant/jazz neo noir experience. For more information check out the Facebook Event page.
Forenzics will once again play their completely improvised, post rock influenced, experimental music at the Gladstone Hotel, 115 Regent St, Chippendale, Sydney. This time we’ll be playing alongside Helpful Kitchen Gods, Honey Buckets and Curb, Sunday 27th October.
Our lineup for this show will be Matthew Syres on Guitar, Dirk Kruithof on Bass, Joe Cummins on Trumpet and Mystery Man on Drums.
Doors open at 5pm, entry is free, and the beer is cheap.
Forenzics play an intimate two set show in Macleay Bookshop, 103 Macleay St, Potts Point, Wednesday 22nd May from 6 – 8pm. Featuring Dirk Kruithof and Matthew Syres on guitars, and Joe Cummins on trumpet, Forenzics’ free improvisations will draw on post-rock, free jazz and soundscape influences to produce a unique experience in sound. This show is likely to see the quieter, more introspective and abstracted side of Forenzics’ sound as suited to the intimate nature of the venue. For more info and updates check out the facebook event here.
Been a bit slow on the blog posts but just had to post about this great all-improvised gig coming up.
It’s a Sounds Unsound Presents gig so you know it’s going to be something special!
Featuring a brand new guitar duo comprising Matthew Syres (Forenzics, Strange, Jekyll Switch) and Pete Jones (Whore, Psychic Date, Axis) to open the night, followed by the incomparable Louis Burdett doing a solo set on drums and electronics, then finishing up with Forenzics featuring Joe Cummins on trumpet, Dirk Kruithof on bass, Matthew Syres on guitar and a Special Guest drummer.
Visuals will be supplied by RedCell Disorder – not to be missed.
Doors Open at 7pm, Saturday January 19th 2013. Tickets are $10 on the door. Town and Country Hotel, 2 Unwins Bridge Road, St Peters, NSW.
Forenzics are playing a free gig with Psychic Date, Galaxy Fuzz Band and Helpful Kitchen Gods, Sunday 18th March 2012, at The Gladstone Hotel, 115 Regent Street, Chippendale. We’re on first, a little after 5pm. Dirk (guitar), Matthew (guitar), Joe (trumpet), will be joined once again by Forenzics regular yet quite extraordinary Alex Slater (drums). We’ve also got the awesome RedCell Disorder doing visuals for us once again. Come along for some cheap beer and even cheaper live music. We’ll also be selling our latest CD Build Ruins released on the New Weird Australia’s New Editions label.