Next of Kin

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Next of Kin

It would be hard to imagine too many people who haven’t heard of The Kin. If you haven’t, well, you’re about to go on a two-minute date with them. The band is the talents of Australian-raised brothers Isaac (vocals, keys) and Thorald Koren (vocals, guitar, keys) along with the powerhouse US-born drummer known as ‘Shakerleg’. Their musical adventure began when the trio took to the stage of Katz’s Delicatessen, a mainstay of New York City’s Lower East Side. Since that little night, the “danger-pop” sound of the band has won favour with those including Pink, who snapped up the lads for tours of Australia and the US. Beav’s Bar, Geelong – October 24.