The new NECKS studio record (there’s one every couple of years) will be officially released on August 17th. It’s another multi-layered classic and I won’t spoil it for you by trying to describe it. Though it’s their 20th, they still have a sack of fresh ideas - and even, on this record, a surprise! - as they further test the BIG structural idea that they have been slowly unravelling from the beginning. Patience, temperament, quiet virtuosity, concentration, economy - and a unique understanding of experienced time - confirm the Necks as one of today's few truly original bands. This record is a labyrinth; each listening different and each exposing further layers.
Don’t think twice.
Australia’s greatest cult band, The Necks, has a new piece to offer the world this summer, entitled “Body”. Different again to all previous Necks albums (20 in total), the band has chosen 10 words and phrases that summarize the four richly ....... more