Louise (organ, computer, voice) and Gray (percussion, voice), formerly of Brisbane act Lovepack (with Mark Gomes, now performing as Barrage. Based in Melbourne, Australia. Ornate keyboard-based indie-pop with a spacy edge a la Broadcast, Stereolab.
Melbourne folk duo Luluc (pronounced Lou-Luke) might be a new name to many but they come packing an impeccable resume. Singer Zoe Randell is perhaps best known for her magical vocal accompaniment to Paddy Mann in the much loved Grand Salvo, while Steve "Harmony" Hassett is the bass player in mythical alt-indie-country dudes Wagons. The duo are about to release their debut Dear Hamlyn in a couple of weeks. Fans of Gillian Welch, Iron and Wine, M Ward, Bon Iver et al take note.The duo also had some help on the record from ex-Sodastream double-bassist Pete Cohen.
Jackson Bard McLaren was born well after many of the classic albums that first inspired him were released. His parents raised him in the small Victorian country town of Warrnambool on a steady diet consisting of the likes of Bob Dylan, Nick Cave, Tom Waits and Leonard Cohen. This musical baptism fuelled his early passion for music, and set him apart from most of the other kids in town who were more focused on footy than on music, poetry or literature.
Ex-spectator are a Hardcore punk band from Melbourne, Australia.
Minibikes are a band from Melbourne, Australia. Members of the band are:
<a href="http://www.last.fm/music/Marcel+Borrack" class="bbcode_artist">Marcel Borrack</a> (Guitar and Vocals)
Al Barden (Drums)
Libby Chow (Keyboard and Vocals)
Nathan Farrelly (Bass and Vocals).
Rob Mackenzie is an occasional contributor on guitar. Libby Chow has worked with <a href="http://www.last.fm/music/Clare+Bowditch" class="bbcode_artist">Clare Bowditch</a>, as a member of <a href="http://www.last.fm/music/Clare+Bowditch+and+The+Feeding+Set" class="bbcode_artist">Clare Bowditch and The Feeding Set</a>, while <a href="http://www.last.fm/music/Marcel+Borrack" class="bbcode_artist">Marcel Borrack</a> has released two albums under his own name. Links:
Minibikes website: <a href="http://www.theminibikes.com.au" rel="nofollow">www.theminibikes.com.au</a>
One man band Noah Symons from Melbourne, Australia.
http://www.myspace.com/greatearthquake Noah Symons is an visual artist and musician, who in his musical performance utilises a number of instruments to create soundscapes, organically built up in time, with a strong emphasis on rhythm. As a visual artist Noah makes drawings, video, paintings, and photography all with an emphasis on the body's relationship to things (through notations, annotations, make-making, etc.
Lamexcuse (Australian) - Punk / Rock Epitomizing the distinctive melodic hardcore that saw ‘90s punk rock ignite into a music cult genre, Lamexcuse is forging a pathway through the alternative rock scene. This high-energy quartet hailing from Australia’s Capital has fashioned an original voice in an ever-evolving industry of new alternative talent. With a unique approach to song writing and ever increasing musicianship...
There are two bands called The Bennies. 1. The Bennies are a four piece band from Melbourne, Australia who have been together since 2009. While they are inspired by the likes of The Clash, Sublime and Rancid, The Bennies consider themselves a party band. Elements of hip-hop, psychedelia, metal and pop also influence the band into their own fun loving style. The Bennies breathe new life into the ska/punk genre by performing with extreme energy, enthusiasm and an unbashful love to party.