live music

A. Swayze and the Ghosts

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It’s a soggy Tuesday morning in Hobart, and the talented boys from garage rock/punk band A. Swayze and the Ghosts have just flown home after launching their single, ‘Reciprocation’, at the Grace Darling in Melbourne. The high energy band – comprised of Andrew (Swayze) Hasler and very solid, non-spooky ghosts Zac Blain, Hendrik Wipprecht and Ben Simms – chatted with us over some very civilised pints with mostly civilised banter about their music, history, inspirations and aspirations.

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For best results, BYO microwave

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There is a quote, attributed to either a German politician or an American poet, that anyone wishing to keep their respect for laws and sausages should not see how either is made. Sausages aside, I’ve always thought that seeing the process of creation usually enhances the appreciation of just about everything else. Reuben Ingall, prolific Canberra musician and offbeat-sound enthusiast, feels the same way.

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