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Flap! perform their last Australian show this year at the Hi-Fi on Saturday 13 July before leaving to support The Cat Empire on their European tour.
"I didn’t take it particularly seriously when we first started. What really made it fantastic was that some of Jess [Guille – vocals]’s songs were so great."
Last chance to see them in 2013
It’s all there – death, sex, aliens, a 40-foot rooster, the Apocalypse – what more could you want from a combo like Flap! that draws its inspiration from influences as disparate as the jazz of the 1920s and the calypso of Trinidad, with healthy doses of English folk, gypsy brass and indie pop thrown in? Michael Smith finds out.
'We're all better musicians... and we recorded this album on more expensive gear.'