101.7 Sea FM & Good Gumnuts have partnered to give a local act the chance to open Good Gumnuts Festival!
The top 4 acts will perform live on Sea FM's Friday Live segment throughout November.
From Hobart, Tasmania, with their debut album ‘Sandy Palace’ on the way! This is a 13 track concept album which explores life and the battles of creatures living in a sandy palace. Front man Flynn and bass player Byron started writing songs together as young teenagers for a laugh. Wanting to take their music more seriously, they invited Jo and Elliot into the mix. Being inspired by artists such as Gang of Youths and Alex Turner, Flynn began experimenting with the band's sound. The Pillars have now been playing together for two years, and are keen to share their music with the world.
Guided by the echoes of a lost 60s fever dream, psych-rockers & surf-groovers ‘Lune River’ use their reverberations to make a loved-up and drowned cocktail of sound. Think sun-drenched guitars & headwind grooves with specks of synthesizer sand lodged into your eyeballs. Humble and aged acoustic guitars are also found amongst the chaos.
Following the release of their latest single ‘Eaglehawk’, the nipaluna/Hobart based group received air-time on Melbourne-based station Triple R and had the privilege of playing at Party in the Paddock 2023. With new releases on the horizon, you can expect to hear plenty more from Lune River over the coming waves of time so keep your eyes peeled.
MP are an emerging 4-piece Indie Pop Rock band from nipaluna/Hobart, Australia. Formed in High School with Sam on vocals, Floyd on Guitar, Charlie on Bass, and Callum on Drums, their unique sound fuses smooth vocals and catchy riffs with an additional mix of reggae grooves. MP cites their influences from artists such as Coldplay, The Whitlams, and Ocean Alley, carving their own unique sound and connecting with a growing fanbase. They are regularly seen gigging around Tasmanian venues and are in hot demand for private party bookings with their eyes on the festival circuit. With their resonating live performances and the close release of their debut EP due in 2024, MP are about to bring their best music yet to audiences in Tasmania and beyond.
Backyard Business emerged in the depths of Corra Linn, lutruwita (Tassie). A band inspired by the likes of Slowly Slowly, Sly Withers and legends of the scene, Kings of Leon and Foo Fighters.
Backyard Business grew from backyard gigs with supportive mosh pits but the boys are starting to make a name for themselves locally from playing multiple headline and opening shows and have just played "Z Fest '23".
The boys strive to put on the best show that they can with catchy melodies, high energy riffs, pumping rhythms and energetic stage presence.
The boys released some of their set from Irish Murphy's in March 2023 and are getting ready to put out new songs that they have recorded in Melbourne in June