Snap Scene: Gemma Ray & Gris De Lin, Caravan Music Club – 29th April 2017

Berlin-based, British-born Gemma Ray and her band brought their unique torch song psychedelia to Australia this April in support of her latest album The Exodus Suite.
Released in mid 2016 – The Exodus Suite has earned Ray international praise, including Paste (“shadowy beauty”), Mother Jones (“Spinetingling”), American Songwriter (“riveting”), Mojo (“beautiful, as ever”), Uncut (“a moving collision of past and present”), Rolling Stone Australia (“deep and meaningful seduction”), and Rhythms Australia (“Trademark Gemma Ray, all space and luxurious, shimmering and ominous”) among others. Her sideways blues is cinematic and brooding, and sit more comfortably in the Nick Cave & the Bad Seeds/PJ Harvey school, “blowing sugary femme-pop out of the water” (NME).

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Mary is a photographer and a writer, specialising in music. She runs where she endeavours to capture the passion of music in her photos whether it's live music photography, promotional band photos or portraits. She has photographed The Rolling Stones, KISS, Iggy Pop, AC/DC, Patti Smith, Joe Strummer, PULP, The Cult, The Damned, The Cure, Ian Brown, Interpol, MUDHONEY, The MELVINS, The Living End, Foo Fighters, Smashing Pumpkins, Rage Against The Machine, The Stone Roses –just to name a few - in Australia, USA, Europe and the Middle East. Her work has been published in Beat magazine, Rolling Stone magazine, Triple J magazine, The Age Newspaper, The Herald Sun, The Australian, Neos Kosmos,,,, She has a permanent photographic exhibition at The Corner Hotel in Richmond, Victoria Australia.