The Hard Aches ‘Organs + Airports’ WA Tour, Them Sharks, The Bob Gordons, Lionizer, Being Beta. Ya-Ya’s, Perth. 27-06-2014.

Words Sophie Dunsford

Tonight, the resident punkers of Ya-Ya’s Bar gathered to welcome The Hard Aches who had made the much-anticipated trek from Adelaide. It was the final stop on their Organs and Airports tour.

Junior buddies Being Beta kick started the party super early, at 7.15pm. It’s clear that their fan base is extending well beyond their friendship group now, with guitarist Jacob Impson noting “This is the most people I’ve ever seen at Ya-Ya’s before ten o’clock, I’m so happy!” Front man Andy Storey figuratively juggled synthesiser and electric guitar, and entertained everyone with trademark flailing limbs, hair flicks and wide grin. Being Beta has a new EP and is touring nationally for the first time in August.

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