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Ocean Grove. Credit: Sam Wong

Dale Tanner of Ocean Grove’s Savvy Seven

Melbourne’s Ocean Grove have expertly communicated their brand from campaign to campaign over the last decade using eye-catching visuals and familiar-yet-fresh styles. Releasing their sophomore full-length album earlier this year, Flip Phone Fantasy unapologetically cycles through the band’s dearest influences of the early 2000s and landed their second top-10 spot in the ARIA charts.

Moaning Lisa’s Savvy Seven

Chances are you probably caught Canberra band Moaning Lisa play recently as part of the brilliant Instagram live music festival – Isol-Aid, helping raise funds for the essential music industry support service Support Act.  The four piece found each other in 2016 after graduating from music degrees, and came together after realising they all shared a love …

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Butterfingers

Butterfingers’ Savvy Seven

In 2001, ‘Evil’ Eddie Jacobson drunkenly put his name down for a gig at his workplace at the time, Brisbane venue The Zoo. Forgetting about the booking with no time to cancel, Eddie threw a set together with some mates and laid the foundations for Aussie Hip-Hop group, Butterfingers. Informed by crowd response, the band developed their …

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Youth Group

Danny Allen of Youth Group’s Savvy Seven

Youth Group have long been a staple in the indie music scene. Emerging in the late 90’s, the Sydney outfit have undoubtedly forged a successful career with their signature brand of rock. Skeleton Jar, their sophomore album released in 2004, garnered rave reviews and ultimately marked the start of Youth Group’s musical journey. However, it was their cover …

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Nicky Bomba of Melbourne Ska Orchestra’s Savvy Seven

The Melbourne Ska Orchestra are a unique twist on the classic orchestra format. Comprised of 36 members, the group has become a beloved musical act of Australia delivering their high energy performance to audiences around the globe. The energetic and charismatic, multi-instrumentalist/producer Nicky Bomba has lead and directed the Melbourne Ska Orchestra throughout the years with undying …

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Jarrad Rogers’ Savvy Seven

Welcome to our latest Savvy Seven interview featuring Jarrad Rogers. Jarrad’s career as a song-writer/producer has had him work with some of the world’s biggest artists, Charli XCX, 5 Seconds of Summer, Lana Del Rey, Lauryn Hill, as well as the much loved Australian artists Montaigne, Daniel Johns, and Luke Steele (Empire of the Sun). With this …

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Dear Seattle’s Savvy Seven

Dear Seattle, have recently graced Triple J’s Like A Version, performing their latest single “I Keep Dreaming”, as well as an electrifying and fast-paced rendition of Missy Higgins’ classic hit, “The Special Two”. This upbeat cover is definitely not a carbon copy of the original and shows off the band’s creativity and head-banging rock style. Dear Seattle’s signature raucous and driving …

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Jack Biilmann’s Savvy Seven

Check out this week’s Savvy Seven, Jack Biilmann! After the release of his two albums and a string of singles earning him two #1 spots on the Australian iTunes charts, Jack Biilmann returns with ‘Shade’, showcasing the best of his bluesy sound. Listening to his discography, Biilmann’s distinctive tunes play host to rich, soulful vocals and intricate style of guitar playing, further …

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Even’s Savvy Seven

Even, Melbourne’s indie-rock heroes, have just turned 25 – and to celebrate, they’re heading off with best buds The Dandy Warhols on a recently announced headlining tour. We’re talking Melbourne, Marrickville, Brisbane, Adelaide, Sydney and Newcastle, so get in quick before tickets sell out! After seven studio albums and show after show touring nationally and internationally, Even has earned the …

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