This Is The Deadest Place I've Ever Died In

by Dave Graney

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The second digital release from Australian artist, Dave Graney in 2016.
Follows up "I'm a Good Hater" which was released in February.
The plan is to release a song every month.

"I played in a freezer- in the meatpackin' district
I played in a a mortuary- Kinselas- Sydney! true! but...."

This Is The Deadest Place I've Ever Died In.

Bass, electro rhythm track, organ and marimba. With a few strums of an acoustic guitar. All instruments played by Dave Graney and Clare Moore.
The track finds them exploring the rough and ragged electro funk that was around in that old time post punk era. Hey, they were there!

A tribute to all the lousy, horrible rooms that have enveloped and tried to extinguish the hope of every plucky player that had the temerity to enter and expect some good cheer all around.

"I ain't no party pooper..This place is pooped!"

This Is The Deadest Place I've Ever Died In.

Inspired in part by a Willie Nelson track for the early 2000s called "I never came in here (and I ain't leavin')" and in other parts by an effect on the rhythm track that had Dave Graney asking Clare Moore to drape and slide a string of pearls over her ride and crash cymbals , "don't hit ‘em, just let them down onto the surface and then lift them off...."

This Is The Deadest Place I've Ever Died In.

Yes the players always take the rap. Don't you know it's the rooms? There's always a post mortem, around the corpse of the night.

"and I died, many times, sometimes I think I might have-lived to die!"

This Is The Deadest Place I've Ever Died In.

Out as a digital release March 25th. Accompanied by a wonderfully weird clip comprised of photos taken by Barry Douglas at an "old time Australia" tourist attraction.

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released March 23, 2016
Dave Graney - beat, bass, acoustic guitar strums, vocal.
Clare Moore - cymbals, percussion, keys, vocal.

Produced and mixed by Dave Graney at the Ponderosa, Melbourne January - February 2016

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dave graney and the mistLY Melbourne, Australia

Releasing a digital track every month since February 2016.

dave graney and the mistLY are a rock band from Melbourne, Australia.Dave Graney and Clare Moore were once in the Moodists, singer and drummer respectively.Then there was the Coral Snakes and the Dave Graney Show and the Lurid Yellow Mist and now the mistLY.
Stu Thomas on bass since 2004 and Stuart Perera on guitar since 1998
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