May 25

Sunday Night Music Club #7

Category: Music Club
Dream Vs Scream - Gyroscope
Dream Vs Scream – Gyroscope

  

Out of all the bands I’ve had the pleasure of photographing over the last few years, one stands out on the top of the pile. Gyroscope. They’ve been around for what seems like forever on the local scene, but thanks to their latest CD ‘Breed Obsession’ they’re finally starting to crack into the consciousness of mainstream Australia.

It wasn’t until the second or third time I’d photographed them that I got really hooked. And it wasn’t for the music. They’re a savagely energetic band, and it’s pretty much impossible to walk away from one of their shows without good photos. I did grow to love the music in time, mainly for the fact I was attending just about every show I could get access to, and it was bound to stick with me eventually! They’re the nicest of guys, and an absolute pleasure to work with, be it live shoots or press shoots.

This particular song is one of my favourites, not just of Gyroscope’s but out of all songs ever. It’s from ‘Are You Involved?’ the album that came out just before I started getting into them. For some reason it’s the album I’ve always related to most, and sort of claimed ownership of. This song is an out-and-out anthem, and while I obviously enjoy the song itself, I also love the reaction it gets from the crowds, and the inevitable epic singalong. It’s passion, it’s aggression, it’s power.

Enjoy.

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  1. Jb June 4th, 2009 8:55 pm

    Where is that photo of Gyro taken? Is that YAKATOA from a few years back?

  2. Jacinta June 9th, 2009 1:14 pm

    Sure is! :)

  3. Jb July 7th, 2009 3:54 pm

    Haha oh wow. I remember that gig. They said Happy Birthday to me :)

    Great photo!

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