Words by Sigrid McCarthy
This four-piece band from Melbourne, which released its melodic EP Land of Four Seasons independently in February 2012, delivers a truly mesmerising show, with all members making solid contributions to the overall hypnotic sound.
Playing tonight at the Regal Ballroom, Northcote, they were embraced by the small intimate crowd and successfully captivated both the mind and the body of their onlookers from beginning to end.
A brief bio online most accurately encapsulates their sound, stating:
“Tehachapi is a wave of sweet, swirling melodies that surround the listener in an ocean of sound.”
Their sound / style is extremely strong and the entire band relies on raw and exciting talent. It is refreshing to find a band clearly influenced by others, but breaking through to establish something fresh and unique. The entrancing vocals of both Constantine Stefanou and Laura Christoforidis linger long after the songs have finished, and tonight was one of the few gigs that left me wanting much, much more.
These guys get a big “Fuck yeah!” from me and should definitely be followed closely.