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Where did that year go?!

What a year 2016 turned out to be for us.  Thank you to so many loyal supporters for delivering an experience that has been beyond our wildest imaginings. We entered in the dizzying spin of organising a CD Launch and have been flat out ever since.  [Apparently too busy to blog…..was the last entry really that…

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“From The Hip” released on Feb 1 2016

We are just back from a warm-up show in Canberra & are feeling inspired for the release of “From The Hip” and all of the shows we have lined up to share it with you.  Here is a little background on the recording: “Weighing in at 7 tracks, “From The Hip” sees The Escalators craft…

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Pozible | New CD

Oops.   Been too busy to blog! Since our last update (5 months ago?!) we have been on tour (North Coast NSW & QLD), recorded a new CD, relocated our HQ, and kept up the usual workload of 2 or 3 gigs a week. We are currently racing to beat deadlines for artwork & mastering for the…

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Finally on YouTube. So hip.

Have you seen those cameras that have phones on them?! With our artistic minds so immersed in the influences of yesteryear, staying on top of the latest technology is not always easy. A sign of the times to be sure is that the “call” function of our phones seems to be the one getting the least use! Between…

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Press Release – Debut EP “Felix”

The Escalators tip their fedoras to the sophistication of Swing, the funk of New Orleans,  & the rhythmic pulse of Jamaica. Breathing new life into great songs of the 20th Century, and crafting original compositions that honour their jazz, soul & reggae roots, The Escalators infuse it all with fresh sea breezes from their South Coast…

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Not another newsletter?!

I know.  You’re already on too many lists & delete them from your inbox without opening them, right? Us too. Yep.  We have a mailing list, but this time it will be different. For a start, we are too busy to spam you every week…more like once a quarter. Plus you get the heads up…

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Video – “My Favourite Things”

Video filmed by The Escalators on phones while on tour to Braidwood (NSW) Australia. Enjoy! Bandcamp for CDs ($15 incl postage) and Downloads ($10) Also available on iTunes , and streaming at Spotify, Soundcloud xo The Escalators  

What a weekend – our “Felix” Tour rolls on

What a weekend! In Berrima we got all cosy & intimate by the fire with a bunch of strangers in a convict-built bordello. (Now operating as a tres cool bar “E2”). In Wollongong we blended our music with the clang & clatter of Saturday Night as hundreds of folks filled a converted warehouse space with…

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Video – In The Studio – “Hide & Seek”

This is a short one-minute clip featuring our original song “Hide & Seek”. filmed during recording of our EP “Felix” in July 2014. Bandcamp for CDs ($15 incl postage) and Downloads ($10) Also available on iTunes , and streaming at Spotify, Soundcloud Enjoy!   xo The Escalators  

Felix has arrived!

Our Debut EP “Felix” available now through BandCamp (CD & download) & iTunes: 1. The Girl From Ipanema 2. Moondance 3. My Favourite Things 4. Hide & Seek 5. I’ve Got You Under My Skin 6. Summertime Conceived in the van, after numerous attempts, on late-night lonely highways during return trips from many a distant gig.…

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