Spawned from the festering miasma of the Melbourne underground scene, The Night Terrors' theremin-fueled electro-noise has been petrifying punters since the year 2000. The Terrors' formula of soaring theremin, thunderous metal-bass, breakneck drumming and vintage horror synth has earnt them a reputation as one of Australia's most unusual and original bands. Featuring a completely instrumental lineup...
Dixon Cider are a 4 piece Trashy CreepPunk band from Melbourne, Australia. They have been around since late 2009. Influenced by The Cramps, Anti-Nowhere League, and TISM. Their lyrical content gwenerally is about hookers, spew, anal, and other grossness.
New Single 'Lo-Fi' due out October 2011 Whilst Sophie Koh’s one-time wish to be a Playschool presenter never actually eventuated, she did manage to land herself on the set of Neighbours in 2010 for a musical cameo role. This opportunity led to a chance meeting with Australia’s indie-pop king, Ben Lee. A mutual desire to collaborate resulted in Sophie working with producer Brad Wood (Liz Phair/Pete Yorn/Smashing Pumpkins) at his leafy Seagrass studios in Los Angeles.
Mother and Father is a heavy demented three piece pop/punk band that spawned from the black depths of central Victoria. Dirtier, inferior and more abrasive is the only way to describe the tragedy that is Mother and Father. Were nothing. New album out soon.
There are at least two artists with the name White Woods. 1. A band from Melbourne, Victoria, Australia. Formed in 2008 with Pat Breen, Kelly Brown, K Mason, Stuart Campbell, and Emma Sharp, all relocated from Hobart, Tasmania. White Woods have one self released split single recorded with Dan Cross and have recorded a full length album, Bellplay, to be released in June 2010 through Sensory Projects (www.sensoryprojects.com.au).
B I O G R A P H Y Vivid soundscapes infused with texture and meaning, Mushroom Giant is an Australian band specialising in dramatic soundscape music. Mushroom Giant’s live performances offer an aural and visual experience that transcends the conventional rock band, exploring a musical realm full of colour and imagery and have taken the show to audiences across Australia with rave reviews.
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Hardcore band from Melbourne formed in 2008. Influences include Haymaker, Think I Care, Infest. Released a limited demo tape in 2008 and another demo CD in 2009.
Love of Diagrams is an indie rock band from Melbourne, Australia, formed in 2001. Their sound is characterized by a mix of energetic drumming, angular guitar and bass riffs, and call-and-response vocals. Their sound is notably influenced by New York No Wave and UK post punk. Love of Diagrams began as a band back in early 2001 and quickly cemented their place as a live sensation amongst the Australian music scene.
What’s in a name?
Quite a lot actually. And sometimes not much at all. The Hebrew name Sarah indicates a woman of high rank and is sometimes translated as “princess”, described in the Hebrew Bible and the Qu’ran as the wife of Abraham. It also means “lady.” One Point Five, in this case, is a measurement in metres In a rather obscure nutshell, this brings us to the origins of Melbourne duo, Princess One Point Five; a marriage of seemingly unrelated elements that come together to spawn a sassy, clever, and deeply idiosyncratic little outfit.
Joe Camilleri (born 1948 in Malta) is a legendary Australian singer, songwriter and saxophonist. He has also recorded under the pseudonums "Jo Jo Zep" and "Joey Vincent". He began his music career playing blues and R&B, and in the late 1960s he was a member of Adderly Smith Blues Band but according to Australian rock historian Ed Nimmervoll Camilleri was sacked for sounding too much like Mick Jagger and for upstaging the other band members.