Issue 1- September 2011
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Q&A Always the sixth When did ye first start playing together as a band? We first started practicing in March 2010. We all knew each other from school, and had an interest in pop punk so it just kind of took off from there. At our first practice we played so loud that the rowing pipes fell off the garage. What did your parents have to say about that? They weren’t too happy, the following Saturday we had to repair them, leading to Gregor falling off the ladder, not being able to play the drums for 3 months. So we didn’t have the best of starts.
How long was it until ye started to establish yourselves in the local music scene? We played our first gig 2 weeks after Gregor got better, and from then on we just continued to play gigs in Wick, Orkney, Inverness and Thurso. When did ye do your first recording? We did our first recording with FML productions in Thurso, we recorded a 3 song ep with which we went to have some success with. One of the songs was a cover of Ricky Martins Livin la vida loca. It was a bit gay, but it got us played on the radio which was cool. So after getting your music played on the radion, What was the next step for Always the Sixth?
After the success of “Livin la vida loca” we got offered a slot to play at Belledrum. That was probably my favourite gig we have ever played. It was a much bigger crowd than we were used to, and just the atmosphere of playing at a festival was amazing. Getting free access to the festival after the gig was pretty awesome too, we got absolutely steaming after the gig. And Rockness? Ya, we played Rockness last summer. It was amazing. Getting to chill out in the performer’s area with Example and Skrillex was pretty cool. We all felt like proper celebrities for the weekend. It was one of those weekends that we didn’t want to end. Oh well, there is always next year.
Jefl & hyde The transition from the country to the big smoke
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t was a typical scene for 1 O’clock in the morning outside a small, inner city Dublin music venue. Throngs of people loitering outside in the smoking area, sweaty, drunken and full of opinion’s on the gig. The Button factory in Dublin is notorious for being the hang out spot for what may be described as the “cool kids”. Your stereotypical indie enthusiasts from the city. Such a crowd can often be quite hard to impress, especially for new bands playing in “their” local venue. But it’s even more difficult if you’re a band that they might call “culchies” (anyone who lives outside of Dublin). The “culchies” that had the stage on the night in question were little known Nenagh band Jefl & Hyde. A band that in the last year have come from being stuck to the confines of a small town music scene to earn their right to play in some of the top venues in cities around the country. “Mithra-Grandchamp” their song strangely named after a French race-horse opened proceedings. With a strong synth based hook and catchy lyrics this song more than won over the crowd, many of which admittedly had never even heard of the band before the night. It seems from the start the “boys from the country” confidently playing what can only be described as robust indie rock were to be a hit with the Dublin audience. Midway through what was a fast paced, rousing set, charismatic front man John O’Duffy seemed to have every hand in the venue clapping along to their song “Ringo”, a song written as tribute to The Beatles drummer Ringo Star. They
seemed to have everyone in the venue at their fingertips apart from one person. From the beginning of the gig there was noticeable figure sitting alone. He was middle-ages, with hair to his shoulders and branding a Metallica t-shirt. This is not the stereotypical young indie kid seen in plenty brandished around the dancefloor.
He was the one person in the place I did not expect to see showing any appreciation to the music and up until one of the Jefl’s final few songs “Lucifer” I was right. I’m not sure if it was as this song has a slightly Satanic name, but this song managed to grab his attention. He had sat in his seat motionless (despite a few trips to the bar) throughout the whole gig until now. Mid-way through the first chorus he proceeded to stand in order to get a better look at the happenings on stage, shortly after which he began to clap and at one stage I’m pretty sure I seen him attempting to sing along. For the final few songs he could be seen jumping around on the centre of the dance floor much the amusement of the people around him. This was testimony to what was a display of musical talent and showmanship. I’m not trying to say that this band are to be the next huge thing on the international music scene, as they say, “you’re only as good as your next gig”. However this small venue on the night seemed to capture something that showed signs of huge potential and great things to come. As the band closed with newly recorded single “Gaeso” the crowd screamed for one more tune. They never returned to the stage. Maybe it was as they were under pressure from club owners to finish up shortly because of strict licencing laws, or maybe they just knew their job here had been done.
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Published on Dec 9, 2011
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