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- Melissa Lukin’s ‘On The Water’ strikes a balance between overt pop and something with more aesthetic depth - June 19, 2020
Describe your sound.
Your typical garage rock 3-piece white people sound – high concept, low talent.
Mel (drums), Shaun (guitar, vocals), Bryna (bass, vocals)
Where did your band name come from?
Peter K told us we couldn’t use the name Big Lunch, also complements our primary school inspired lyrics.
Who are your influences, musical or otherwise?
Hunx And His Punx, Peach Kelli Pop, Beat Happening – Bryna
Jonathan Richman and the Modern Lovers – Mel
Florence – Shaun
What’s the most memorable experience you’ve had while performing?
That one time Mel wore an Akubra to a show. And playing with Gooch Palms at The Phoenix was excellent.
Of what are you proudest so far?
Our tape! Released by the lovely Cinnamon Records.
What are your plans for the future?
More tapes! New songs!
What makes you laugh?
I never laugh – Shaun
Mates, Elon Musk – Mel
Shaun’s other band, Bad Bags – Bryna
What pisses you off?
Lack of sound girls.
What about the Canberra scene would you change?
More female audio engineers, also would like more beach for beach parties.
What are your upcoming gigs?
None currently planned, we are writing new songs and recording.