This August sees Emma & the Hungry Truth return to the Judith Wright Centre to Feast On You! Dance and drink in their audible cocktail of primal rhythms, catchy melodies, break-your-heart lyrics and epic harmonies.
The brainchild of internationally-acclaimed singer-songwriter Emma Dean, Emma & the Hungry Truth are a sight to behold when performing live. Their musicianship and camaraderie is only matched by their fierce stagecraft and otherworldly aesthetic.
Sonically, the band consists of piano, synth, drum kit, cello, electric guitar, violin and vocals. Group tribal drumming compounds their cutting-edge sound, which is coloured with obscure instruments including theremin, glockenspiel and clap sticks.
With nods to Queen and Kate Bush, but with an explosive sound that’s all their own, Emma & the Hungry Truth has performed around Australia, including an invitation to appear at Hobart’s acclaimed MONA FOMA festival. They head back to the Judith Wright Centre after a mid-2015 US tour.
Their debut EP Feast (produced by multi-ARIA winner Paul McKercher) has been released to rave reviews and exemplifies the band’s undeniable pop appeal, while delivering a genre-bending eargasm that satisfies the soul.
Emma & the Hungry Truth – Feast on You
Friday 21 & Saturday 22 August, 7:30pm
Performance Space – JWCOCA