Super Massive + Heavy Wax at Vinnie’s
It’s going to be a huge night of seriously infectious grooves at Vinnies on Thursday 24 June when local three-piece Super Massive launch their dance-inducing disco track ‘I Like It’ and five-date I Like It 2021 Tour with seven-piece soul-funk outfit HEAVY WAX as their special guests.
Super Massive is the creative co-writing partnership of singer/songwriter Malina Hamilton-Smith and ex-Machine Gun Fellatio drummer/composer/producer Glenn Abbott.
The pair formed Super Massive over a shared love of vintage 70’s funk and disco, and a common vision of creating a true 50/50 blend of electronic dance and rock. Guitarist Tyr Kovacic (aka The Disco Jesus) joined the band in 2018.
Super Massive’s show is an intoxicating blend of theatrics and pure hedonistic catharsis, featuring catchy, dance-inducing tunes, glam costumes and a good dose of fun led by dynamic frontwoman Malina. Their song set is a rollercoaster ride from catchy synthpop into euphoric disco, into darker, more atmospheric, alternative songs.
Super Massive have released an EP and seven singles to date, and toured venues and festivals in Australia and Asia for over seven years, to hot ticket recommendations and repeat airplay across the country as well as in the US, UK, Germany and Mexico.
Latest single “I Like It’ has a hilarious video clip that is a must-watch. The single has been released together with by some cheeky merch – a limited edition run of glittery Super Massive and I Like It underpants, available through the band’s Bandcamp page.
Recently-formed Gold Coast seven-piece roots group HEAVY WAX come hot off the pan ready to serve up their high-energy, rock-soul-funk-reggae mash. Although in their infancy, they already have a discernible raw sound emerging. Featuring a brazen three-piece horn section they reference eclectic mixtape compilations and sounds of the ‘pre-digital’ era to inspire their creativity.
HEAVY WAX have released four singles in a short space of time, with most recent track Clementine getting a run on Double J. They recently played closing set on the Victoria Park Stage at Blues On Broadbeach. For those in search of hi-fidelity music with feeling, solid beats and that extra punch only a horn section can deliver, these guys could just be your new favourite band.
“Few Aussie songs have been named after the reaction they provoke since Spiderbait’s ‘Fucken’ Awesome’, but you can add Super Massive to that list thanks to their exceptional new single, ‘I Like It’…. a musical masterclass in funky disco sounds done correctly.” Tone Deaf
“’I Like It’ perfectly encapsulates both the Super Massive experience and the natural flair for the theatrical that both Abbott and Hamilton-Smith have.” Rolling Stone – “Song You Need To Know”
“Super Massive will get you dancing with their turbo charged single ‘I Like It’… The whole track oozes with good time energy and is sure to put a smile on your face.” Blank GC
“While the crowd had to remain seated for the gig, it did not stop anyone busting out the moves and dancing up a storm, Rona-style.” Blank Gold Coast.