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Music Feeds Podcast Episode #46 – Crystal Fighters

Written by Greg Moskovitch on November 29, 2013

Crystal Fighters have busied their Australian summer schedule with a relentless string of live dates, including spots at Falls, Southbound, and Field Day festivals, and a quick run of Falls sideshows for Melbourne and Sydney, presented by Music Feeds. Ahead of these much-awaited gigs, frontman Sebastian Pringle caught up with our own Mike Hohnen for the latest Music Feeds Podcast.

Sebastian spoke to us from the bottom floor of a tour bus in Zurich, Switzerland, but assured us that he would have rather been here with us. The band are currently on a European run and Sebastian tells us that the energy from the crowds, an important factor of the band’s live show, has been good.

Asked about Crystal Fighters’ latest LP, Cave Rave, Sebastian explained that the record was the result of a conscious decision to streamline the band’s eclectic array of influences, saying, “With this record, we wanted to go in and make something cleaner, more concise than the last time.”

We finished with Sebastian telling us about the band’s love for Down Under, saying, “It was one of the most fun tour I ever went on, the Parklife tour in 2011, we can’t wait for December…it’s gonna be great, we can’t wait to be back, especially back in the full swing of summer.”

Listen: Music Feeds Podcast Episode #46 – Crystal Fighters (Sebastian Pringle)

Crystal Fighters Tour Dates

Saturday, 28th December 2013 – Wednesday, 1st January 2014 (SOLD OUT)
Falls Festival, Lorne, Victoria

Sunday, 29th December 2013 – Wednesday, 1st January 2014
Falls Festival, Marion Bay, Tasmania
Tix: Via Falls Festival

Wednesday, 1st January 2014
Field Day, The Domain, Sydney
Tix: Via Field Day

Tuesday, 31st December 2013 – Friday, 3rd January 2014 (SOLD OUT)
Falls Festival, Byron Bay, NSW

Friday, 3rd January 2014 – Saturday, 4th January 2014
Southbound Festival, Sir Steward Bovell Park, Bussellton
Tix: Via Moshtix

Crystal Fighters Falls Festival 2013 Sideshows
Presented by Music Feeds

Monday, 6th January 2014
The Corner Hotel, Melbourne
Tix: Via The Corner Hotel

Thursday, 9th January 2014
The Hi-Fi, Sydney
Tix: Via The Hi-Fi

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