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With three critically acclaimed albums to their name, hundreds of gigs under their belt and a career spanning more than 15 years, roots/rock duo Method describe their music as rootsy acoustic groove.

 

Guitarist and relentless troubadour Bill Jacobi has played to captivated audiences at the last two Byron Bay Bluesfests, having won coveted busking-stage spots at the prestigious event. Bill uses open-tuned and lap-slide guitars that twist their way around evocative soundscapes that underpin his passionate songwriting. He is joined by drummer Frank Corby, who is often seen pounding the skins behind legendary blues band The Bondi Cigars. Frank is also a notable songwriter in his own right, adding a rich tapestry of rhythm and texture, as well as his dark vocals and lyrical twists to the mix.

 

Together they make music that is an eclectic amalgam of swamp/roots, alternative county and hillbilly funk that somehow manages to look back at a wealth of musical tradition, have a good poke around and then turn and run the other way.

 

Between them they have composed and performed with the cream of Australian folklore (Shane Howard, Neil Murray, The Warrumpi Band, Goanna, Gangajang, Floyd Vincent and the Childbrides, Stiff Gins, Bondi Cigars), and both have made their own contributions to the fabric of Australian folk history.

 

Currently working on their fourth album, Method have just released a video clip for their

first single off the new CD.

 

The boys have a very busy weekend coming up – you can catch them live at The Hotel Brunswick on Friday, at The Sheoak Shack on Saturday and at The Sphinx Rock Café on Sunday.


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