|shaun hurrell||//||dave swann||//||larry ash||//||max duncan|
For over four years now, Priority Orange have been staking
their place in the Adelaide music scene. Determined to stand apart from
other bands, they've successfully woven many under-represented genres
into a singular sound that is truly unique.|
With the two EPs released in 2009 and 2011 to appreciative reviews, that signature sound had already begun to evolve from alternative-grunge to include progressive-rock elements, and the third record will explore adding concepts from extreme metal into the mix. "If the first EP was Duplo, and the second one was Lego, the third will be like Meccano; sharp, pointy and metallic. And heavier."
The band's live shows are continuously remarked upon as being highly entertaining, due to their tongue-in-cheek approach to stage antics.
Priority Orange - Mk II (April 2011)
1. He's In The Pub [4:45]
2. The Diode [4:22]
3. Cammy [4:38]
4. Not Naming Names (live) [3:38]
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Larry Ash: guitars, vocals, production, synthesisers, programming
Shaun Hurrell: drums
Max Duncan: bass [1/4], vocals, cowbell 
Lisa Lane-Collins: guitars, vocals [1/2], synthesisers
Mino Kolega: vocals
Matthew R. Davis: bass , synth bass 
Simon Henderson: bass 
Mika El Inspire Wonder: vocals 
Tim Dodd: saxophone 
Jaime Dowling: vocals 
recorded and mixed at French Fry Phantom Studios, Adelaide
drums tracked at The Drama Studio
mastered by Owen Gillett at Diskedits
music & lyrics by Larry Ash
band photography by Phebe Rendulic
Track 4 recorded live-to-air at Radio Adelaide 101.5FM on Tuesday 30 March 2010
lyrics: "build exchange / and i feel estranged / too good to be true / words and acts / and abuse of facts / make me unlike you / all of this now / you're selling off / just where did all this shit come from / instead of if i had been smarter / or waited just a fraction longer / come to know what law and order / i'll blame you for everything / so demure / disappointing sure / how could i suspect / surface thin / and noone sees in / case it's imperfect / understated / your fragile heart / cracks appear after it's broken / karma lends what it affords to / you're the only one i know / who could redefine your boundaries / who could change yourself from the outside / who could turn gravel into almonds / and act like it happens everyday" // "attached to the bored / you're running on negativity / frustrating in simplicity / discrete and part of a bigger plan / half of which you'll never understand / it's alright by you / you see only the crest of the wave / and you shut yourself off / as though you have got something to save / and you're biased / and you don't know shit / tired of being ignored / mismarked in sensitivity / to burn out quick is your destiny / one in a fucking billion / you create the division / rectified / said anything / wanted to / start again / wrecked if i'd" // "sounds awash but some are never heard / rippling through the medium / after all / following everything / didn't want to feel this way / so jaded / why does everybody only tell you lies / sights bloom and some will never dim / sink into depths of blue and green / i walked out / slower than months can move / an escape can light your way / to nowhere / there ain't no such thing as safety in yellow / seems to me the moment / it's over / it could be just unlike any one i've known / didn't want to leave this place / so jaded / ain't the greatest question the one you never ask"
thanks: you for buying this ep (betcha didn't see that one coming), our entire families, jacob simionato (for the cads), jai aspinall (for the egg), shane connelly, thomas cassar, john clare, three d radio, radio adelaide, music sa, that security guard from the uni, neville clark, bellavita pizzeria, all the bands we've played alongside so far (except some of the crap ones).
gear: krankenheimer, fender, cakewalk, presonus, d'addario, pearl, vox, boss, sabian, digitech, samson, woogie, shure, sennheiser, rode, dimarzio, ibanez, electro-harmonix, ash guitars, korg, cimar, camel audio, native instruments, audio-technica, warwick, behringer, genz benz, ltd, hartke, swr.
next ep coming soonz
? 2011 FFPS Records. All rights reserved.
Priority Orange - EP (September 2009)
1. Left To My Own [4:32]
2. Anyway [4:28]
3. More [3:42]
4. Pigmeat [4:15]
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Larry Ash: guitars/vocals/bass/programming/samples/production
Shaun Hurrell: drums (live)
Max Duncan: bass (live)
Lisa Lane-Collins: rhythm guitar (live)
Music & lyrics by Larry Ash
With contributions to tracks 1-3 by Mino Kolega
lyrics: "inside the cube i was bestowed / i could have sworn those walls echoed / every damn fear that overflowed / all must get out / stifled and exiled / made it alone / dull foster child / left to my own / down desperate rivers running / obsequiously incoming / haze ceiling overhead thickening / poor creduloid" // "dense with ignorance / don't ask me what i'm doing tonight / time to change my mind / i act only out of spite / i forget exactly why i'm here / i can lie by double negative / i don't see how you can fill in the blank / i feel nothing / anyway to live / great i'll elevate / i'm digging you a deeper hole / thief sucking belief / i robbed everything you know / screen as if unseen / change direction of the line / lead then rejected / by what you thought of as divine" // "kinda like / the same square / it's not said / that look there / what you red / you're just as fucked up as before / now i'm leaving you wanting more / the thing is / in person / it gets worse / then it's gone / gonna hurt / you know who you remind me of and so do i" // "now that you've said all you have to say / ego only got in the way / ain't been as pissed off as i am now / tell me the why and the where and the how / dammed yourself and dammed by everyone / the harder you chase it the faster it runs / seriously don't take this personally / it wasn't as easy as it seemed to be / what the fuck is going through your mind / mumble synonyms i try to find / vision and everything interferes / am i gonna be static for years"
Recorded/mixed at French Fry Phantom Studios during 2008-2009
Additional tracking at Sunset Rehearsals [1-3], The Green Fortress  (Feb 2006), Saint Alfonzo's [1-4], Adelaide Uni [2-3]
Mastered by Owen Gillett at Nannahaus
Booklets manufactured by Digital Print Australia
Band photography by Tim Dodd [flickr.com/notreallytim]
Gratuitous Thanks: the entire Ash/Jones family, Mino Kolega, Tim Dodd, Stephen Campbell, Cran Wilton, Dean Edwards, Simon Henderson, Adam Knott, Greg Hart, Darrell Cole, Tim Reschke, Tim Richardson, Ryan Kroemer, Scotty Gaiden, and several other individuals.
Gear Used: Krankenheimer, Fender, Cakewalk, Presonus, Daddario, Vox, Boss/Roland, Digitech, Samson, Woogie, Shure, Sennheiser, Rode, Dimarzio, Korg, Cimar, Camel Audio, Epiphone, plus other crazy crap.
Distractions: Half-Life 2, Doom 3, Left 4 Dead, Beyond Good & Evil, Full Throttle, Starcraft, Quake IV, Vampire: The Masquerade - Bloodlines.
? 2009 FFPS Records. All rights reserved.
Saturday 11th January:w/ The One Within, Trash City, Manifesto [link]
Sat 7 Dec 2013: South Coast Raw (w/ Meatbeaters, Trench Effect, Psychodelicacy, The Clause, and more)
Fri 6 Dec 2013: Enigma Bar (w/ Engine, Inwoods)
Fri 8 Nov 2013: Worldsend Hotel (w/ Devonera, Stray Dog Strut)
Fri 18 Oct 2013: The Promethean (w/ Stray Dog Strut, Izera, Unknown Remorse) ☺
Sat 7 Sep 2013: Crown & Anchor (w/ Hekyl, The Last Shadow, Stable Vices)
Sat 20 Jul 2013: Land Of Promise (w/ Asylum Butchery, Isolation Valve, The One Within, Existential Deception) ▶
Sat 15 Jun 2013: Squatters Arms (w/ The Clause, Red Leather Riot)
Fri 7 Jun 2013: Shotz Pool Hall (w/ Abeyant, Inferiority Complex, Fell At 10)
Fri 26 Apr 2013: South Coast Raw (w/ Venus SLY Trap, Psychodelicasy)
Fri 19 Apr 2013: Squatters Arms (w/ The One Within, Blood Red Renaissance)
Sun 7 Apr 2013: Brickworks Markets (Brickstock Live Music Festival) ☺
Sat 12 Jan 2013: Worldsend Hotel (w/ Trench Effect, Blood Red Renaissance)
Fri 14 Dec 2012: Enigma Bar (w/ Cortisol, Existential Deception, Slap Granny)
Sat 3 Nov 2012: Forresters & Squatters Arms (w/ Riot Runners, Audio Reign and Thalassa)
Thu 11 Oct 2012: Adelaide Uni Bar (w/ Ellis Demon, Vienna and St Morris Sinners) [with Mino]
Sat 6 Oct 2012: Fowlers Live (Adelaide Zombie Walk w/ The Killgirls and Stomp The Dog) ▶
Sat 11 Aug 2012: Fowlers Live (w/ Isolation Valve, Jack Counteract, Black Chrome, Fluffy) ☺
Sat 28 Jul 2012: Enigma Bar (w/ Zero Hour, Synnove and Second to Fire) ☺
Fri 1 Jun 2012: Forresters & Squatters Arms (w/ System Of Venus, 510 and Inferiority Complex)
Sat 12 May 2012: Loxton Hotel (w/ The Sky Will Know, Sine For Fire, Hally, and We Say Run)
Sat 4 Feb 2012: Enigma Bar (w/ The Skyrats, Cherry Grind, Like Thread, One Fell Short)
Thu 19 Jan 2012: Ed Castle (w/ Spirograph, Sherpa's Playground)
Sat 7 Jan 2012: Gov Front Bar (Lite-Edition w/ 510, Postbox Dynasty, and others)[Max: drums; Lisa: bass]
Fri 25 Nov 2011: Enigma Bar (w/ Alilthia (Melb), Colourvision, and The Aura Form) ▶
Fri 4 Nov 2011: Cavern Club (w/ Silent Psychosis, Blood Red Renaissance, TKBF)
Sat 10 Sep 2011: Jade Monkey - unplugged (w/ Minority Tradition, Joe Carvosso, Red Light Sound) ♫
Sat 27 Aug 2011: Forrester's & Squatter's Arms (w/ Across The Maelstrom and special guests)
Fri 15 Jul 2011: Crown & Anchor (w/ Spirograph and Slave Girls From Beyond Infinity) ▶ [with Mino]
Sat 2 Jul 2011: Cavern Club (w/ Hekyl, Monkeybox and New Found Objects) ♫
Sat 11th Jun 2011: Crown & Anchor (w/ Scylla's Ayre and Laconica) ▶ ["mk ii" ep launch]
Sat 30th Apr 2011: South Coast Raw (w/ Shot For Treason, The Paradise Syndrome and Pigsteerer)
Sat 16th Apr 2011: Land Of Promise (w/ 510, Postbox Dynasty, Mika El, and others) [with Mika]
Thu 7th Apr 2011: Cavern Club (w/ Cavefire Cinema and Here We Divide) [Lisa: bass]
Sat 26th Mar 2011: Land Of Promise (w/ Postbox Dynasty and Bitchspawn) [with Mika]
Fri 28th Jan 2011: Enigma Bar (w/ Burn'Collect and Guilt Free) ☺
Sat 15th Jan 2011: Land Of Promise (w/ The Long Grind, Sirius and Convict Anatomy) [with Mino]
Sat 18th Dec 2010: The Pharaoh (w/ Leather Messiah and Those Internets)
Thu 25th Nov 2010: The Gov Front Bar (w/ Envy Street)
Sat 13th Nov 2010: Brecknock Hotel (w/ Woe and Dead Man Ink)
Fri 22nd Oct 2010: Forresters & Squatters Arms (w/ The Baron and Across The Maelstrom)
Sat 2nd Oct 2010: Crown & Anchor (w/ Terminal Zero and Forget All This)
Sat 10 Jul 2010: Three D Radio 93.7FM Sound Lounge ♫ [live-to-air]
Sat 12 Jun 2010: Jade Monkey (w/ White Rhino and Electric Shitstorm) ▶ [with Mino]
Sat 8 May 2010: Joiners Arms (w/ Forget All This and Drop Zone)
Tue 30 Mar 2010: Radio Adelaide 101.5FM Live Noise ♫ [live-to-air]
Wed 17 Mar 2010: Producers Bar (w/ Inferiority Complex and Heston Drop)
Fri 26 Feb 2010: Forresters & Squatters Arms (w/ Blood Red Renaissance and Inferiority Complex)
Thu 4 Feb 2010: Jade Monkey (w/ Van Cleef! and 4 Kings Loud)
Thu 21 Jan 2010: Crown & Anchor (w/ Team Finkle) ☺
Fri 18 Dec 2009: Forresters & Squatters Arms (w/ Standard Union and Days To Come)
Sun 22 Nov 2009: Crown & Anchor (w/ Stu Daniels and British Assist) ▶
Thu 5 Nov 2009: The Gov Front Bar (w/ Finger Cuffs) [self-titled ep launch]
Thu 14 Dec 2006: Jive (w/ A Mother's Worry) ☺ [Tim Dodd: bass; Max: drums; Larry: guitar/vocals]
Thu 20 Oct 2005: Roma Mitchell TAFE (w/ Lotosoma) [Tim Dodd: bass; Hurrell: drums; Larry: guitar/vocals]
Fri 1 July 2005: Lizard Lounge (w/ Mad Batch) [Mino Kolega: bass/vocals; Hurrell: drums; Larry: guitar/vocals]
Pigmeat - Live at the Land Of Promise 2013 [04:18]
Filmed at the Squatters Arms Final Farewell, 20th July 2013, by Steve Eaton.
Pre-production Session #001 [01:29]
Filmed Thursday December 27th at Transmission Studios, SA. Rather than again leap straight into the recording stage of the next EP, we're instead tracking some simple demos for the newer songs. This way we can test drum sounds, arrangements, microphones, instruments, all that jazz, in a relaxed environment where there's more opportunities to manipulate things.
Left To My Own - Live at Fowlers Oct 2012 [04:42]
Filmed at the Adelaide Zombie Walk 2012 after-party, Saturday October 6th.
Cammy - Live [04:23]
Recorded live at the "Mk II" EP launch. Filmed by Alistair MacMordean and Jack Collins.
More - Live [03:26]
Live at Forresters & Squatters Arms 22.10.10. Also shot by Matthew R Davis.