Thomas Truax’s Full Moon Sunday

The evening began with the delightful Polly Tones, a Swedish duo playing a selection of pleasingly harmonious acoustic songs, including a cover of God Only Knows by the Beach Boys.

Polly Tones

Polly Tones

I wasn’t quite sure what to expect from Thomas Truax. What followed was an enthralling hour of storytelling, accompanied by ingenious Steampunkesque musical devices.

Mother Superior - a "motorized rhythm machine"

Mother Superior - a "motorized rhythm machine"

Thomas Truax and the Hornicator

Thomas Truax and the Hornicator

The set list was a combination of old favourites and recent additions from the monthly music project:

Prove to my Daughter

A Notice of Eviction to a Closet Full of Skeletons
Inside the Internet
What’s the Matter with my Grey Matter?
Wowtown
March Wind
Fireflies
Beehive Heart
Why Dogs Howl at the Moon (Part One)
The Butterfly and the Entomologist
I Put a Spell on You

Thomas Truax

Thomas Truax

You can follow Thomas Truax on Twitter, or like the Facebook page for news of upcoming gigs and album releases. Many thanks to @pleonastic for evangelizing so enthusiastically – I’ll be sure to go again!

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