Man we’re delighted to host the Gas Giants in May 2017. In 2016 we scored two out of three and the result was a new band: The Defective Comet, with Tony Orrell on drums percussion and loops and Ross Hughes on too many instruments to name, but most memorably bass clarinet, flute and slide guitar.
Tony Orrell (left) and Ross Hughes in orbit at the Old Barn last year.
It was a stellar evening. Here’s what photographer and music fan Ragnumpiza just wrote in:
The gig really was astounding. Being a massive dub fan I’ve listened to a lot of different styles of jazz cross/ dub but never heard anything like this before… just superb!…most memorable music night of last year!
We have good news. Tony Orrell and Ross Hughes are back at the Old Barn on 20 May. And they’re back as part of the full lineup including Will Gregory. It will be the first proper recording of The Gas Giants since 1990. Bring your defibrillators.