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DRUMMER: Thomo

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DRUMMER: Thomo

Sarah Thompson – aka Thomo – is a legend on the drums, most recently through huge accomplishments with the Melbourne-grown outfit Camp Cope. CRAMP chats to Thomo about the joys of carting around equipment, drumming in garages and Nirvana. So Thomo, you’re the drummer for Camp Cope. Could you tell us about the first time you picked up the sticks? “If I remember correctly, I think it was around 1997 – when I was 13 or so. My stepdad had a shitty old kit in the garage, and I decided to start teaching myself.” “I had a few friends at...

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DRUMMER: ACID

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DRUMMER: ACID

Acid plays drums for the sexiest rock’n’rollers in Melbourne, Cash. Between hitting drums so hard she literally breaks them, Acid took a sec to tell us a few fast facts about her drumming history. Acid you play drums for Cash. How long have you been doing that for? “I have been deafening rock fans for most weekends for the last two years.” What was the first song you ever learned to play on a kit? “Ooohh.... ‘[Smells Like] Teen Spirit’ by Nirvana, in high school.” Do you have an ultimate drumming hero/heroine?  “Cindy Blackman. The Tina Turner of the drum...

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LOCAL BUSINESS: Northern Git

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LOCAL BUSINESS: Northern Git

Your new favourite Thornbury beer garden. Where: Trek up the street from The CLUBhouse and you’re there. 757 High St, Thornbury.  What: Northern Git offers up a host of gastronomical delights, but we’re here to talk about the drinks side of things. Cosy up in their green and cute AF courtyard out the back, while you sip on everything from a range of Bloody Marys, to an ample wine list, to Pina Coladas, gourmet spirits and even spirit flights – meaning you get to try a bunch of 15ml varieties, if you can’t make up your mind what to grab a glass...

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DRUMMER: Tina Nguyen

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DRUMMER: Tina Nguyen

Photo: Eva Otsing Tina Nguyen is the drummer for indie Melbourne trio Face Face. CRAMP reminisced with Tina about high school and Red Hot Chili Peppers, and had a chat about the groups supporting females that want to drum.   So Tina – you play drums for Face Face. How’d you first get started with the band? “I initially signed up to play bass in the band, back when Lauren Perkins (Face Face singer/guitarist) made a call out on Facebook looking for a bass player. During that time, I was in two music projects and wanted to do something other than...

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DRUMMER: Julia Watt

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DRUMMER: Julia Watt

Julia Watt drums for more outfits than you can poke a drum stick at – including Melbourne bands Moody Beaches, La Bastard, Hot Wings and Hana & Jessie-Lee’s Bad Habits. CRAMP finds out how much Julia loves hitting things and how much stamina it really takes. So Julia, you play drums for Moody Beaches and La Bastard. How long have you been drumming for?  “On top of playing with Moody Beaches and La Bastard, I also play in Hot Wings and Hana and Jessie-Lee's Bad Habits.” “I just love it so much I want more and more! I'm now into...

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