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An Horse, Rococode

Tue. June 21st 2011 8:00 pm - 1:00 am The Biltmore Cabaret (No Minors) 8:00 pm - 1:00 am
$12 advance
Tickets at: Zulu Records, Red Cat Records, Biltmore Off-Sales, Ticketweb
Presented by: The Biltmore Cabaret
To the Australian indie-rock duo of Kate Cooper (singer/guitarist) and Damon Cox (drummer/singer), An Horse — who went from rehearsing after hours in a Brisbane record store to playing “Camp Out,” the single from their 2009 debut, Rearrange Beds, on The Late Show With David Letterman — making their second album, Walls, isn’t just a chance to set the agenda for their next phase. It’s also an opportunity to reflect on the fantastical journey that has carried them here, a pipe dream made thrillingly real.

"An Horse singer Kate Cooper is a relentless whirlwind who doesn’t know when to stop – and that’s a good thing. On their second album, this Aussie duo’s buzzy guitar pop is more hyper and gripping than ever, as she breathlessly spews dramatic tales that have the immediacy of crazed Twitter posts. “My head is bleeding from banging it against this wall/ What’s it all for?” Cooper sighs on the title track, then shouts, “Just please wake up!” at a hospitalized friend in “Brain on a Table.” She’s exhausting, but never dull."

Ticket on sale Friday April 22/11

An Horse

Kate Cooper and Damon Cox met while working at an independent record store called Skinny's. They began making music together in 2007, and set up a PA in the store, where they would rehearse afterhours. Prior to that, Kate had played the odd solo show. "The songs were vastly different but I was using the name An Horse," recalls Kate. Tegan and Sara ... more info


Rococode is an unfamiliar band made up of familiar faces. They strive to create music that is equal parts arty, accessible, sexy, sweet, badass, bent and beautiful. The band is operated by Laura Smith and Andrew Braun, Shaun Huberts and Johnny Andrews. Their debut, Guns, Sex and Glory, was produced by Ryan Guldemond and Andrew Braun, and mixe... more info
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