ELECTRONIC duo Flight Facilities return to Perth in September after taking some time off from touring.
DESPITE taking some time off from touring, electronic producers Flight Facilities are proving they are still relevant.
Earlier this year, the duo sold out a run of dates around the country and within four months they’ve done it again, with their eight-show All Your Love Tour having to stretch out to 13 to accommodate fans.
“It felt really strange,” Hugo Gruzman said.
“Because we’ve been off the road for so long, you start to feel a little bit irrelevant.
“In your own head you’re thinking ‘I haven’t been playing, so does anyone really care?’.
“But when those sold out I was like ‘I guess people still want to turn up’.”
Gruzman said the break came after a “really long album cycle”, with their only studio album to date
Down to Earth, released in 2014, followed closely by the Live with the Melbourne Symphony Orchestra album project, which “took about 10 months of solid work”.
Since then, they decided to buck the album trend and focus on releasing singles.
This new tour will see Gruzman and James Lyell tour their latest single All
Your Love, created with fellow Australian musician Dustin Tebbutt.
Gruzman said the track was born from within an instrumental song the duo had previously written.
“Dustin came and worked with us for a day and we played him a bunch of stuff and he said ‘can you just give me those four chords that are sitting there’ and that’s where it began,” he said.
“He did a little bit of production on it, then we did some more on it and then it just became this thing back and forth that took about a year.”
Gruzman said as well as getting the live experience of All Your Love, the latest tour would feature a string of new hits, as well as many from their back catalogue.
“We want to try and make it something a little bit different to what we did on the last Australian tour,” he said.
Electronic duo Flight Facilities return to Perth in September.