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Cissy is a hybrid; an unlikely meeting of Post-punk and Afrobeat asteroids, skewed in rhythm and time, joyful in collision and radiating polyrhythmic ripples from the core. Matt Dixon, Katie Moore, Gavin Montgomery and Matt Woodward create an unpredictable musical cartwheel. Taking elements of Eno-era Talking Heads, Synthpunk pioneers The Units, Chicago street corner hustlers Heroic Doses and Fivestyle, Cissy also chews up further contemporary influences from bands like Mahjongg and LCD Soundsystem to blow up jittery, wonky and unflinchingly joyous songs.

UK tour dates – July 2010

16.07 LONDON King’s Head Theatre
17.07 DERBY Big Blue Coffee Co
18.07 LEICESTER The Criterion
20.07 LONDON The Ivy House
22.07 SWINDON The Vic
23.07 BRIGHTON tbc
24.07 HITCHIN The George
25.07 MILTON KEYNES Windmill Hill Golf Club
26.07 LONDON The Windmill
27.07 LIVERPOOL Mello Mello
28.07 SOUTHEND Bar Lambs
29.07 READING South St Arts Centre
30.07 NOTTINGHAM Chameleon
31.07 LEEDS Brudenell Social Club

“Tropical, adventurous and spikey." Hayley Avron (Plan B magazine / The Iron Wagon).

info: www.myspace/cissysound
Also on and last.fm

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Member since:
Jun 07 2010
Active over 1 month ago
Level of commitment:
Years together:
Gigs played:
Over 100
Tend to practice:
1 time per week
49 years


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Members Of Band

KATIE MOORE - mikroKORG, keyboard
MATT DIXON - guitar & percussion
GAVIN MONTGOMERY - bass guitar
MATT WOODWARD - drum set