Brendan Clay & Andrew Fazzolari – Live at No Place Like House ft. Art Of Tones (22nd July, 2022)

We played our first club set under our Attic guise for a little over two years! (Hey, a pandemic might just do that.)

For the occasion, we partnered with the fine folk at No Place Like House, welcoming seasoned French house stalwart, Art of Tones, as part of his very first Australian tour—a great booking and an even better bloke!

(And, geez, we’d missed the Civic Underground—our home away from home since Attic’s inception.)

We opened the evening and were gifted a deliciously lengthy two-and-a-half set to get things underway. We kicked off with our signature warm-up fodder and built things up on the housey tip as the room began filling up and the feet started moving en masse!

Within you’ll hear originals, remixes and releases from a selection of our favourites, including Junktion, Local Talk, Tropical Disco Records, I Gemin, SlothBoogie, Jehan, Sondrio, Hotmood, Sune, Scruscru, Never Dull, Dam Swindle, Ed Wizard, Dan Kye, Felipe Gordon, Kevin Over, Demuir and Tilman—to name just a few!

We hope you dig this one! We’ve had another taste and you can bet that there is plenty more to come in the near future! 😉

Live at Cafe del Mar (22nd February, 2020)

Alright, well, as promised… more content incoming!

For greater historical context; I’ll include the original copy below—it probably paints a clearer picture of my thoughts/feelings at the time, amidst the unbelievable period in which we currently find ourselves!

TL;DR: I played this set in February (pre-lockdown) and posted it around a month later (during lockdown)—and hey, even if you don’t read the passage in its entirety; well, I hope you enjoy the set all the same! 😉

A lot can change in a month…

While I recorded and delivered this particular set at Café del Mar in Sydney almost exactly a month ago; it feels considerably longer than that. Since this short space of time, there is a collective feeling—to me a least—that we’ve lost a lot our innocence… on both, a local and global level.

At the time, I can recall considering the current COVID-19/coronavirus situation as nothing more than an afterthought, a conversational filler, a punchline. There were no suggestions of any lockdown, no cancelled events, no indefinite business closures. There was a palpable buzz in the air and people were out on the town enjoying a balmy, late-Summer evening.

A lot can change in a month…

While I, and many of my esteemed colleagues, have taken to the Facebook Live airwaves to deliver a positive message of music during the last week or so; I also hope that this particular offering may serve a similar purpose: an accompanying side-dish to your respective isolated, remote working or otherwise uncertain endeavours, perhaps.

This isn’t a typical set that you might hear me play in a club nor even as part of our Attic project. For that reason, I originally intended to keep this as a private offering only. All things considered, it feels right to share it out.

It’s an uplifting, disco-centric offering—full of big vocals and positive melodies. I had an enjoyable time throwing it together, and I hope it translates as such.

I hope you enjoy it during these uncertain times and hope you’re otherwise staying positive and healthy.

Much love!