Fr33zehead Christmas Ball w/Aughra, Waves of Dread & Polexia
17th December 2022 - 7:30 pm
The Kings Arms

Polexia are a two piece industrial outfit consisting of

Johanna Connolly & Jezebel Halewood-Leagas. Combining spoken word

with immersive sampling and noise walls, their signature sound is both

esoteric and unnerving.


dreamy rockers, Waves of Dread incorporate elements of shoegaze, psych

and stoner rock, as well as lo-fi bedroom pop, with an eighties-feel

production that simultaneously adds a nostalgic warmth and a haunting

softness. They flow smoothly from ethereal soaring vibrancy to a

grinding chug and offer the listeners a gentle and enjoyable voyage to


“Recalling the visceral power of

Shellac and the heady atmospherics of Cocteau Twins, Aughra’s strength

lies in their brilliant use of contrasting moods and textures – one

minute languorous, the next snarling and carnivorous. The end result –

as shown on standout songs such as Dead Weight and Corpse White – is the

sort of bewitching, mesmeric brew that wouldn’t sound out of place on a

David Lynch soundtrack.” David Sue (Manchester Evening News)


The Kings Arms 11 Bloom St
Salford M3 6AN
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