Apache 07-20-18 (Live @ The Hideaway Bar)

Apache – A ‘cool and moody sound’ that ‘Hep-Cats’ would dig

Gig date: 20th July 2018

Venue: The Hideaway Bar, Enmore, Sydney, Australia

Country of origin: Sydney, Australia

Members: Ned, Isaac, Finn and Sam

Support or headline: Support for Slow Culture (Sydney)

Good crowd/bad crowd: The crowd were really into it.

Number of times seen band: 1

Crowd participation: Singing along to each song, dancing and talking with their friends about the band.  A lot of people seemed to be taking photos and videos on their phones.

Genre: Psych rock

Rating: 7/10 guitars

My review:

  • Great songs
  • Sax sounded awesome
  • Vocals were spot on, good job guys

Set List:

  1. Four Friendly Drunks
  2. Riding by the cooks
  3. Man with the knife
  4. Embrace (video I took)
  5. Yummy in my tummy
  6. Sugar Plan Struttin’
  7. Living alone
  8. 5 riff

2018 looks to be ‘the year’ for Sydney’s only ‘Psych-rock’ quartet, Apache. After playing sets at some of Sydney’s top venues in 2017- The Lansdowne Hotel, The Marlborough Hotel and LazyBones Lounge- Apache’s calendar continues to replenish itself with gigs in 2018.

Their latest single, Sugar Plum Struttin filmed and recorded live in studio, perfectly showcases the band’s musical swagger. The Newtown based quartet are very determined to make their mark even more on Sydney’s ever growing live music scene.  A fantastic ‘cool and moody sound’ that ‘Hep-Cats’ would dig, as much as groove rockers. These guys would be as at home in the swank Bars of Mayfair (London) and SOHO (New York) as they are in Sydney’s music epicentre; Newtown.

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