Ahead of their gig this Saturday, December 14, electronic musical duo PrYmary Colours sat down with GCN to discuss their amazing year, the band’s message and what’s to come in 2020.
The energetic two-piece consisting of Cayisha on vocals and Daz on production are hosting their final show of 2019, the “Silver Ball” in The Button Factory this weekend. According to Daz, PrYmary Colours came about back in 2015 after Cayisha arrived at a house party he was hosting with a track she was working on. With Daz also working on techno music at the time he suggested merging her voice with his beats and PrYmary Colours was born.
After a year of so many gigs, the pair had quite a few memorable experiences. When asked about the standout moments of 2019 for the band, Daz recounted; “We were blessed with some great gigs this year alright. I suppose, House Of Yes in New York was easily Cayisha’s favourite gig. The dancers, venue and crowd were special and allowed her to be as expressive as possible. Their professionalism was also a huge factor in this too.
“For me, I suppose Love Sensation and Heineken Stage at Electric Picnic were up there with the best. The lights and visuals at both were mindblowing. The staff were amazing too. Also, the atmosphere at Beatyard was unreal, real session era. But it’s always the crowds that make the shows what they are. The massive crowds we got to play to at these events was something we’ll never forget and something we’ll always treasure.”
The band’s aim is to bring joy to everyone with their musical creations and Daz explained to GCN that they are constantly striving to spread the message of inclusionism through their work. He explained; “We want to promote this idea, where everyone puts aside their differences for the sake of peace and celebrates the oneness of humanity in the spectrum of love. Our lyrics are always of a positive nature i.e. ‘Free From Judgment’, ‘Love Is Everything’ etc. Music gives us a platform to spread the love.”
PrYmary Colours believe in this message of inclusion so much that their next single will be called “Inclusionism”, a synth-pop tune to be released in February. On the single, Daz said the phrase is a term “[they’ve] redefined or modernised where there’s an emphasis on being open, to everyone, respecting all differences, and truly understanding and showing, that as individuals, we are all one. In a sense, the idea behind the song is to create a movement, for bringing people together, no matter their differences, as everyone is entitled to love, and being included.”
The band will also be doing a show in aid of Shout Out, as Daz explains it is a cause near and dear to both of their hearts; “We have many friends in the LGBTQ+ community and two of our dancers, Chris and Michael, are close to the cause. We also want to give back to the community, as we’ve had such good support from them this year. Besides that, we absolutely bleedin’ love LGBTQ+ people – they always bring such beautiful vibes to our shows and lives.”
Finally, Daz shared what attendees can expect from the show this weekend. “We always want to give more. Because of the nature of the industry, people expect more, so we’re hell-bent on giving it to them! At this show at the Button Factory, December 14, we’ve added our own visuals/graphics, provided by Paul Mahon, to beef up the visual element and overall aesthetics. We’ve got wicked support acts Reveller, Dave Kerr and SoHotSoSpicy, who will bring their own flair to the gig. We’ve also got an art installation from H&G Creations, which will add some stand-alone beauty and elegance. And to top it off, the Neon Fairies will be doing Face Painting on the night. We’re not holding back on this one.”
This Saturday is your last chance to see PrYmary Colours, so grab your tickets before it’s too late! The show promises to chanel Paris is Burning, meets Panorama Bar, meets Carnaval, meets Saturday Night Fever in a night of great music, costumes, fabulous dancers, props, performances and new visuals. As the theme is “silver” everyone is encouraged to bring anything silver along for fun like props, face paints, costumes, concepts, and artwork and there will even be small prizes for participation on the night!
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