The Orange Kyte – madness escaping Dublanders via Canada
What you may need to know…
01. Dublin-rooted psychedelia/fuzz/pop, emerging nowadays via their home in Vancouver, British Columbia.
02. Led by vocalist/guitarist Stevie Moonboots, a solo recording project took a transcontinental move to be fleshed out into a functioning band, but the last year has seen exponential growth, including monthly single releases throughout 2016, and consistent gigging around their new home territory.
04. Home for the holidays, and gigging around Ireland post-Xmas, including the 28th, alongside the Urges at Dublin’s Grand Social for the Retro Revival Indie Club; the 29th, at the Kino in Cork with The Sunshine Factory, Oh Boland! and more in support; and the 30th in Derry’s Sandinos Bar, with local boys Asimo’s Understudy.
Verdict: A madcap rush through a whole musical idiom, from minor-key shoegazing and psychedelic walls of sound to retro-pop keys and four-to-the-floor indie-rock stomping. A treat for those what wants it.