The Necks

The Necks

 

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The Necks are an experimental, jazz trio formed in 1987 by founding mainstays Chris Abrahams on piano and Hammond organ, Tony Buck on drums, percussion and electric guitar, and Lloyd Swanton on bass guitar and double bass. They play improvisational pieces of up to an hour in length that explore the development and demise of repeating musical figures. Their studio album, Vertigo, was named in SPIN magazine as "one of the top 20 avant albums of 2015."[1]

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Chemist
 
Chemist is the thirteenth album by Australian improvised music trio The Necks, which was first released on the Fish of Milk label in 2005 and later on the ReR label, internationally.
Drive By
 
Drive By is the eleventh album by Australian improvised music trio The Necks first released on the Fish of Milk label in 2003 and later on the ReR label internationally.
Silverwater
 
Silverwater is the fifteenth album by Australian improvised music trio The Necks first released on the Fish of Milk label in 2009 in Australia and on the ReR label internationally.
Mosquito/See Through
 
Mosquito/See Through is the twelfth album by Australian improvised music trio The Necks first released as a 2-CD set on the Fish of Milk label in 2004 and later on the ReR label internationally.

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The Necks launch tour with concert in Sandgate
  –  February 1, 2018
The Necks launch their east coast tour at Music By The Sea this Saturday, February 3. Lauded as one of the great cult bands of Australia, Chris Abrahams (piano), Tony Buck (drums) and Lloyd Swanton (bass) will perform their transcendent style of post-jazz ...
The Necks Kick Off 2018 By Announcing Huge Australian Tour
  –  January 16, 2018
The Sydney trio brought their unique jazz fusion to the forefront of the music community in 2017, supporting Nick Cave & The Bad Seeds on their Australian tour and landing a huge write up in The New York Times. Tickets to The Necks Australian tour are on ...
The Necks launch tour with concert in Sandgate
  –  February 1, 2018
This includes the legendary improvisation raved about in the New York Times and, while the Necks do not tour an album, a taste of their acclaimed 2017 double LP Unfold and seedlings from a new album to be released later this year. Industry critics around ...
The Necks launch tour with concert in Sandgate
  –  February 1, 2018
BACK in the country after a huge year touring the US and Europe, The Necks launch their east coast tour at Music By The Sea this Saturday, February 3. Lauded as one of the great cult bands of Australia, Chris Abrahams (piano), Tony Buck (drums) and Lloyd ...
The Necks Kick Off 2018 By Announcing Huge Australian Tour
  –  January 16, 2018
Eccentric instrumental outfit The Necks have announced a full Australian tour to compliment their appearance at Music By The Sea. The band are set to kick off with the Brisbane festival before dropping by Parramatta, Melbourne, Wollongong, Marrickville ...

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