Xylouris White On Community Cafe

Xylouris White On Community Cafe

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Set List “Forging”

“Black Peak”

What do you get when you cross an Australian post-punk drummer with a lute person who’s the descendant of Greek musical royalty? Easy: Today’s guests Xylouris Light!

Xylouris is George Xylouris, from a famed category of musicians based in a good mountain shepherding village on the Greek island of Crete. George is a professional musician since he was 12.

White is Jim Light, an Australian post-punk drummer with a good deft touch, able to move from thunderous to tender on a good dime. Jim held it down in the instrumental trio Dirty Three, and in addition has backed Cat Electricity and PJ Harvey.

Jim and George met and started performing together a lot more than 25 years ago in Melbourne, nonetheless they formalized the duo due to Xylouris White in 2014 with their debut album, Goats. The set have a new album coming out next month January called Mother, but visited us at the Cafe just lately to perform songs from their 2016 album Dark Peak. Hear it today in the person above.

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