Having sailed far and wide around the world, Yacht Club DJS Guy Chappell and Gaz Harrison are homeward bound for some dates on the Gold Coast with new material sure to delight their fans
After nearly a year of international touring, mashup masters Yacht Club DJs are sailing to our shores to showcase some new tunes. With a swag of new influences and a slightly different direction, Guy Chappell and Gaz Harrison agree 2013 was flat out.
“We’ve been on tour pretty much all year, which has been fantastic,’’ Chappell says.
Chappell says the Ballaratbased party duo can’t wait to head up the east coast “and get weird with y’all again”.
“If it feels like we’ve been a little quiet lately its because we’ve been in the studio writing and mixing our first original EP,” he says.
“Its release will coincide with our upcoming mixtape and tour titled Oddity No. 5.”
Yacht Club DJs did a few shows with Mumford and Sons in the UK before joining them on their American tour.
Chappell says last year’s the hectic schedule had been good.
“When we first started touring we would get worn out a lot quicker than we do now,” he says.
“We can also afford our hotels now instead of crashing on people’s floors.”
Chappell says the new material is influenced by places they have travelled to and great shows they’ve seen.
Yacht Club DJs have played on a wealth of different stages around the world, but Chappell says he couldn’t pick between festivals or headline shows.
“It’s amazing to see a big ocean of people at a big show. At smaller shows it’s great to interact with people,’’ he says.
Yacht Club DJs are joined by The Faders, Tom & Jarry DJs, Adam & Eve, Deuces and Camorra to play Komune Resort, Coolangatta, on Sunday.
The duo return to the Gold Coast for a club show at Elsewhere Bar in Surfers Paradise on April 11. Yacht Club DJs play Komune Resort, Coolangatta, on Sunday.
Yacht Club DJs Gaz Harrison and Guy Chappell