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  • Halfback Books / Hall's Books & Records Suite 1, 8-12 Pacific Parade (13.42 mi) Dee Why, New South Wales, Australia 2099 (map)

SONIC MOVES is back in action at our new venue, Halfback Books at Dee Why on Thursday 28th June from 6-9pm with a wonderful line up of experimental sounds, poetry readings and subverted instruments. Continuing with our drawing response invitations, people are welcome to come and enjoy the artist’s sonic impressions and if you feel that way inclined, you are welcome to draw in response to what you are hearing and feeling, otherwise sit back and enjoy.

Line up :
Rooftop 8
Lachlan Chang and Samual Wagstaff
Two young musicians aspiring to write and experiment with a variety of musical styles and techniques. The name Rooftop 8 acts as a sentimental tribute to the band’s nostalgic rooftop jam sessions atop of Music Feeds Studio in Sydney, located in the 8th building of the precinct. Starting off with only an acoustic guitar and a drum kit, the two have always experimented with disproportionate instrumentation, striving to create a multitude of layers regardless of limiting numbers. With heavy influences including Radiohead, Saskwatch, and The Wild Reeds, expect a compilation of both organic and electronic collaboration throughout their pieces. So make sure to sit back, relax, and get ready to experience the chilled vibe of a local two man jam session!!

Mark Hall

Mark Hall is an improvisational guitarist from Sydney. He runs weekly live shows from his book store and also runs the label Eupcaccia Records. His improvisational style is highly chromatic and touches ever so slightly on the acts of automatic writing, whilst following his own lead consciously. Dynamics are also important to his style, with an important
emphasis on heaviness and movement. 
Usually seen around the place with various line ups, this is literally his first performance as a solo artist.

Annette Kelsey Painter and Poet

Annette Kelsey is a poet and watercolourist. She publishes a ‘weekly poem’ that goes out to hundreds of subscribers via social media and her marketing email. 
�With Narrabeen Lake and the beautiful Pacific Ocean within walking distance, Annette finds that poetry and watercolour are the perfect companions for inspiring her to breathe, refuel and find that perfect pace.

She has recently published '52', bound in natural linen and printed on deluxe art paper it contains a poem for each week of the year capturing moments in time, feelings of hope, and the beauty of nature. �

Sawfish 623
Matthew Syres

Sawfish 623 is a Sydney based dark ambient, doom and experimental duo featuring Matthew Syres on guitars and David Lawford on electronics.


Earlier Event: June 28
Got À Goma Live Experiments
Later Event: June 28
Mind on Fire