Approachable Members of Your Local Community make music that’s a gently heaving wave of team spirit and pop melodies; funny but not a joke, approachable but not simple, and generously glazed in extra servings of groove and charisma. Reliably funky and devilishly handsome in their matching Adidas, these nebbish boys from the more-recently-clean streets of St Kilda who make up the Approachable Members deliver a service the community knows and loves.
When Millennium Queen graced our ears, Australia agreed the Members were here to stay. Charting at #13 on Spotify Australia’s Viral 50, the wildly popular debut was followed by the swirling funk of Semiotic Vision, and the upbeat Velcro, reminiscent of the Beach Boys’ heyday – if that beach was located somewhere in Melbourne’s southeast. Now it’s 2019, and it’s high time to expand the community.
From the groups beloved duet with Tamara Dream on the hit single Only Friend, to working with artist and director Giulia McGauran on their visuals, the Approachable movement extends beyond the music – the Approachable Members know collaboration is key to a successful community.
Whether it’s touring with Joyride, writing with the likes of Japanese Wallpaper and Alex Lahey, or continuing their community-widening Australian tour, there’s plenty coming up on the Community calendar. Working out of a brand new studio, they’re excited to be able to get their hands dirty producing their own new tunes and plan the next approachable experience.
If you like getting a little bit drunk with your Grandma at Shabbat dinner, matching your outfit to your best friends, and deeply funky grooves, you might be a great addition to the team. Whatever you come for, Approachable Members Of Your Local Community just want to make you feel at home, and share their little slice of suburban paradise with you.
Why not join them at their next show for a cathartic boogie, and as the crowd sways from side to side, lost in a groove, don’t forget to stay safe, and stay approachable.