Posted by Danni Le Toullec on January 29, 2010
Like a kaleidoscope of entertainment, Peaches took over Sydney’s Home nightclub with lasers, vibrating lightsabers, costumes and an attitude that would most certainly frighten a small child. Perched on the drum kit wearing some sort of feathered, tasselled, leather monster suit, she glared out at the audience, emanating an energy and presence that didn’t waver for the entirety of her show.
Flanked by her three-piece backing band Sweet Machine, Peaches has come to us by way of the Big Day Out. For this sideshow, the audience was warmed up with the talented lyrical stylings of hip-hop artist, Shunda K.
By the look of the crowd, it’s clear that Peaches’ fourth album I Feel Cream has indeed cracked the mainstream audience whilst keeping her hardcore fan base intact. Seamlessly moving between fast-paced rapping, synthy beats and softer vocals, she flaunts her musical capabilities as a producer, singer and performer. Not many artists can go from screaming ‘Fuck The Pain Away’, to sweetly crooning ‘I Don’t Want To Lose You’. As the woman who passionately encouraged us to use the term “fatherfucker” to move beyond gender divides, Peaches sure knows how to get your attention and keep it under lock and key. More...