Synergy presents Hiss Golden Messenger with support from Olivia Chaney
Fri 13 December 2019
HISS Credit Graham Tolbert 25ts
Describing the Durham-based Hiss Golden Messenger is like trying to grasp a forgotten word - it’s always on the tip of your tongue, but hard to speak. Songwriter and bandleader M.C. Taylor’s music is at once familiar, yet impossible to categorise.
Elements from the American songbook, the steady, churning acoustic guitar and mandolin, the gospel emotion, the eerie steel guitar tracings, the bobbing and weaving organ and electric piano, provide the bedrock for Taylor’s existential ruminations about parenthood, joy, hope, and loneliness - our delicate, tightrope balance of dark and light - that offer fully engaged contemporary commentary on the present. And then there’s an indescribable spirit and movement of Hiss Golden Messenger’s music grooves. There’s nothing else quite like it.
With support from Olivia Chaney
Part of Cristina Garriga
7pm, £17.50 + £1 booking fee, Theatre / 18+
Book online / 0141 352 4900