Raw Material receives #35 in Double J's 50 Best Albums of 2017!

Raw Material receives #35 in Double J's 50 Best Albums of 2017!

NUMBER 35. Lance Ferguson – Raw Material

Music obsessive, workaholic, maverick. These are all true of Lance Ferguson. But his first album under his own name demonstrates just how inadequate these descriptions are of The Bamboos leader.

The intricacies of this album’s making are mindboggling. Ferguson made 12 songs, pressed them onto vinyl, sent them to producers he admired and asked them to sample, rework and reimagine the tracks into new songs. The scope of the concept, the passion for collaboration and vinyl is evident and slightly staggering.

But it never gets heavy handed. Crisp, clean melodic lines pervade throughout. The huge community of musical cohorts he’s drawn upon for this record give you the sense of the esteem in which he’s rightly held but also, they give Raw Material an undeniable warmth and allure that delivers in abundance. – Caz Tran

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Cherry Bar Residency - Thank you for coming!

Cherry Bar Residency - Thank you for coming!

The BIGGEST thanks and love to you all for coming out and and supporting our residency through November at Cherry Bar. We had an absolute ball and it looked like you did too!
Hard to pick a favourite moment but playing the new album last night for the very first time was next-level fun...Bringing a one hour all-instrumental fully-segued set in Week 3 sure kept us on our toes...and what about Ross Irwin making his Bamboos lead-vocal debut after all these years!!! xoxo

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Easybeats Tribute: The Bamboos Feat. Montaigne - Out Now!

Easybeats Tribute: The Bamboos Feat. Montaigne - Out Now!

It's fifty years since iconic Australian band The Easybeats hit the UK charts with their smash song ‘Friday on My Mind’, and Easyfever is showing no signs of slowing down.

The Bamboos (with guest vocals from Montaigne) are proud to be part of the 'Rebeat' EP  recognising the everlasting influence the band continues to have. We're in the company of other great local artists such as Daniel Johns' Boom Tish project, KLP, LDRU featuring Nicole Millar and San Cisco.

Our version of "I'll Make You Happy" is out now and the full EP is out on November 24.

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LANCE FERGUSON 'Raw Material' album is out now!

LANCE FERGUSON 'Raw Material' album is out now!

It’s finally here! My new album ‘Raw Material’ is available to download, stream or buy on 2CD/LP now! Get it here: https://WMA.lnk.to/rawmaterialFA
After two and a half years working on this record I want to take this moment to say a massive thank-you to all of the incredible music-makers worldwide who contributed to this project.
And also to you the music-lovers, much love and gratitude for supporting my music...Enjoy, and make sure you turn it UP! xoxo Lance

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LANCE FERGUSON "Back To You" feat. One Above, EMRSN and Mosé out now

LANCE FERGUSON "Back To You" feat. One Above, EMRSN and Mosé out now

After many albums under different projects, Lance Ferguson will release the first album under his own name. 'Raw Material' is out on August 4 and is an album inspired by vinyl, digging and sampling culture. Thirteen new tracks have been created by Ferguson and a great line up of guests by sampling from twelve funk, jazz and disco recorded just for that purpose. The first taste is "Back To You", which was built from samples taken from "2 + 1", featuring Kylie Auldist. Pre-order the album here.

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Cookin' On 3 Burners 'Vs' album out now

Cookin' On 3 Burners 'Vs' album out now

Following on from the huge success of Kungs' rework of Cookin' On 3 Burners' "This Girl" is 'Vs' - a collection of five new dancefloor friendly remixes of songs by Australia's premier hammond organ combo. Producers such as Funk LeBlanc, Sterofunk and Australia's own Yolanda Be Cool join the party. The original versions of all six tracks are included, making this the perfect introduction to both side of the band. Grab or stream it here

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