WAT Artists presents
Allysha Joy x Natalie Slade - CANCELLED
Doors 7:00PM // Guests: TBA // SEATED
Well-versed in poetry and performance, Allysha Joy’s potent lyricism, unique musicianship & killer vocals have garnered legions of attentive fans the world over. She’s an integral member of the Melbourne soul jazz scene, known as part of the acclaimed 30/70 Collective & for her own equally revered solo work.
Her latest release,‘Light It Again’ is a four-part expedition across a variety of grooves and deep lyricism that marks a defiant statement of intimacy and hope. Produced and engineered by twice Grammy nominated artist Clever Austin (Hiatus Kaiyote), the EP features accompaniment from an all-star set of Melbourne artists; Horatio Luna, Ziggy Zeitgeist, Danika Smith and Josh Kelly. This EP marks a new sound for the young artist, transmitting her honest and raw expression through the signature crunch and sonic landscape of Clever Austin.
Natalie Slade is a Sydney-based neo-soul powerhouse redefining the boundaries of her genre.
Her powerful and stunning debut album 'Control' sees Natalie showcasing her depth of artistry and storytelling. Released on Eglo records and produced by Hiatus Kaiyote's Simon Mavin, the album has quickly gained worldwide attention from tastemakers such as Gilles Peterson (BBC Radio 6), J. Rocc (KPFK) Anthony Valadez (KCRW) and Nkechi Anale (JJJ).
A prolific collaborator, Slade is well-respected within the jazz, soul and hip hop scenes for her recognisable and innovative musicianship. She has collaborated with artists such as Katalyst (Space Invadas), Steve Spacek and Plutonic Lab, featuring on their 2018/2019 releases.
This is an 18+ event.
Do not attend if you are feeling unwell.
The venue will be taking a number of precautionary measures to ensure patron safety, including:
- Hand sanitiser dispensers
- Signage and social distancing markers throughout the venue
- Regular sanitising of the venue and facilities
Photo ID is essential, acceptable ID is a current and valid Australian Photo Drivers Licence, State Approved ‘Proof of Age’ card or Passport.