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Yeo’s Recovery Channel Album Preview Party
October 18, 2019 @ 7:00 pm - 11:30 pmFree – $10
Big Bao invites you to Yeo’s Album Preview Party, a night for friends and fans to enjoy listening sessions of Yeo’s forthcoming album “Recovery Channel” ahead of its release to the public, a live set from Yeo including the debut performance of Yeo and his choir, with visuals and DJs all night.
Following the release of previous albums “Ganbaru” (2016) and “Desire Path” (2017), Yeo will release “Recovery Channel” in late 2019.
The album is a commentary on people of colour struggling to find confidence and proof of their own humanity in an environment dictated by the perpetual cycle of bias against them– conflict ensues while love becomes rare but hope still exists.
The album highlights Yeo’s genre bending production as he continues to push the dimensions of contemporary R&B, pop and electronic music.
18 Oct 2019
Fri, 7 pm till late,
35 Johnston Street, Collingwood
BUY TICKETS VIA MELBA SPIEGELTENT OR DOORS
ABOUT THE ARTIST
Melbourne-based musical chameleon Yeo is known for bending genres, continually exploring the dimensions of electronic, pop and R&B and has been praised as a multi-instrumentalist, in the studio and on stage, alternating between keys, bass and keytar. 2017 saw the release of Melbourne-based electronic producer Yeo’s full-length album Desire Path. The album features Yeo’s most collaborative collection including singles with Asta, Kira Puru and Fractures. 2016 saw his breakthrough album Ganbaru including notable singles ‘Quiet Achiever’ which surpassed 1.5 million Spotify streams and ‘Icarus’ which enjoyed rotation for 6 months on triple j, which lead to the infamous keytar solo in his triple j Like A Version. Alongside the studio releases and solo project, Yeo is the music director and band member to Emma Louise and band member for Mojo Juju; and also produced and co-wrote Asta’s latest EP Shine and Charlie Lim’s latest EP CHECK-HOOK.
Image: Yeo. Photo by Teresa Pham
Angela Schilling is a DJ, curator, archivist and performer hailing from Adelaide. Having spent the last three years working and playing in Melbourne, she now resides in Canberra, working as an archivist for Australian Indigenous and Torres Strait Island Studies with an interest in oppressed and untold Australian stories. Angela has worked on projects and organisations such as Music In Exile, Lost City Festival, Format Records, Radio Adelaide, 3MDR, Mercury Cinema and for VicHealth in the violence against women space. As a performer, Angela has played, recorded and performed internationally with outfits Swimming, Take Your Time, Quivers and solo as Oliver White. Her work as an installation artist spans several mediums, having showed in galleries and spaces nationally. Her work focuses on language and identity in diaspora communities and families. Her DJ work as Cookie has taken her throughout Australia into clubs, bars, parties and many events.
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Jonathan Mohan aka Joey Coco is a purveyor of anything soulful and a deeply rooted Melbourne brother who quite simply has a passion for everything about music. A member of one of the hardest working Hip-Hop bands in Australia, touring nationally and internationally, Joey Coco decided to give into his childhood love of House music – quickly playing clubs and festivals country-wide.
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Shelley is a director at Valve Sounds – a record label and management group that also enjoys throwing the occasional party. Valve Sounds specialises in uncovering, nurturing and promoting the new wave of emerging Hip Hop, RnB, Soul and Electronic artists in Australia. Her wide-ranging taste of music and influences sees her able to spin an assortment of music to suit whatever the party needs. Whilst her specialisations lie in playing Hip Hop/Rap sets and Party tunes, she is also well acquainted in playing other genres including Disco, House, Garage, Funk, RnB, Soul, Indie/Alternative. Shelley plays regularly at Melbourne venues and parties every weekend.
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Vivan Vo aka Small FRY is a Melbourne-based artist manager. With a focus on Asian-Australian and female artists specialising in electronic and pop music, she is currently managing a nest for Rainbow Chan, Yeo and Kult Kyss. As a member of the Australian music industry, Vivan has offered her expertise in areas such as panel speaker at Face The Music Speed Meetings 2016, Face The Music Roadshow 2017, judge at FreeZa Push Start Competition 2017 and 2018 and panellist for BIGSOUND Singapore Showcase 2018 and National Live Music Awards 2018 and was recently a participant in The Seed Fund. Vivan also DJs as Small FRY and has performed at album launches for Alice Ivy, Yeo, Healthy Tapes and events for Liminal Mag, Emerging Writers Festival, Finders Keepers Market and National Gallery of Victoria as well as curator for party collective Big Bao.
CALD, Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander, LGBTIQA+ people, People with disability and concession card holders will have FREE access to all events. (self-identification required only)
We ask all non-identifying allies to pay the ticket price of $10.
Featured image: Yeo. Photo by Teresa Pham.