The House of Joy
Nordic Giants 004

Nordic Giants & A.A Williams

Buy Tickets
  • Patterns, Brighton

For Nordic Giants the performance is the thing, and as those who have seen the live show will attest, it is a visceral experience that goes way beyond the normal descriptors. Each performance involves projections of short films, which are soundtracked with live soundscapes. The two mythical creatures that make up the duo, never speak but instead create an intense experience with bowed guitar, drums, piano and trumpet that is both haunting and rousing, climactic and thunderous. An experience for all the senses!

A.A. Williams came from nowhere. An EP arrived on Holy Roar in January 2019, and a debut show at the prestigious Roadburn Festival three months later confirmed what this first taste of music had suggested: this is a special artist. The woman in black: one arm aloft after the delicate yet decisive strum of a chord, a stillness in the room focused on the graceful soaring of a unique voice. To arrive so fully formed is a feat in itself; to take the audience's breath away with such immediacy is something else entirely.