Dave Graney and drummer Clare Moore played with the Moodists from 1978 to 1986. They then played with the White Buffaloes/Coral Snakes from 1987-1997. Then the Royal Dave Graney Show and Lurid Yellow Mist. Now it’s the mistLY. Graney and Moore joined by Stuart Perera (guitar since 1998) and Stu Thomas (bass since 2004). dave graney and the mistLY.
Graney and Moore have been involved in roughly 30 album releases over their career. Graney is the author of two books and has a third to be released in October 2017. They have also composed music for films and television and Graney has a radio show on Melbourne’s RRR every week.
Releasing a single each month since Feb 2016, their 2017 album is a collection called LET’S GET TIGHT. Credited to Dave Graney and Clare Moore.
Highlights of 2016 included a 17 date tour of Europe. Major show involved was an ATP festival of international underground heroes curated by comedian Stewart Lee.
2017 has seen shows by Dave Graney and the Coral Snakes, Dave Graney and Clare Moore and Dave Graney and the mistLY.
Every time they go out to play and in whatever combination – IT’S WHAT THEY REALLY DO! Great songs, sly grooves, tangy guitar jams.
Dave Graney and the mistLY
clip I AIN’T Hi VIS https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=qmqYBYErniE
clip I NEED TO BE HOT https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=4CId4gDGHgI
clip EVERYTHING WAS LEGENDARY WITH ROBERT https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=dXpeqoy6m5c
(* photos by Barry Douglas)