How does one describe Mercy? Think crystal sculptures chiming with the pitter patter of rain, a vast crystalline xylophone danced upon by a choir of bare-footed angels, or perhaps, a wild chase through an echoing maze of glass. Mercy is many things. It is delicate, but not flimsy. It is both faint and strong, subtle
The Melbourne Festival 2013 lineup has just been announced and there’s a huge selection of contemporary musical offerings set for this year’s event, including Yo La Tengo, The Polyphonic Spree, Cody ChesnuTT, Fuck Buttons, Gurrumul, Flight Facilities and Active Child, who spilled the beans on his involvement earlier today. The festival is set down for
With the finish line in sight, Melbourne Festival top secret line up has begun to unravel with one participant confirming his involvement via his own personal website. Active Child has spilled the beans, revealing that he will be making his way Down Under for the multi-day event, which kicks off in October. As per the
Active Child is currently creating and planning a tour of churches around the world. In a backstage interview at the Sydney’s Laneway Festival on the weekend, Pat Grossi, the brainchild behind the band, told Music Feeds that Active Child will not play in usual live music venues for their next tour. They are currently in
At the base of the bell tower Pat Grossi aka Active Child takes to the Windish Agency Stage; armed with a harp and his angelic voice.
Upon hearing Active Child’s debut album, You are All I See, listeners have immediately detected something distinctly spiritual behind the harp and choir-skilled falsetto vocals. While the sound is arguably more heavenly than the likes of Joanna Newsom, there is a noticeable air of presage and remorse.