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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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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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CRAMP MUSIC: Wet Lips

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CRAMP MUSIC: Wet Lips

Photo: Kimberly ThomsonWet Lips’ debut self-titled album has garnered huge acclaim across the country and they’re officially tearing the scene a new one. The Melbourne trio have created a blistering set of tracks capped at under half an hour - making it a fast, scrappy and fun as fuck punk record that you need in your ears and your life. One thing that rules so hard about Wet Lips, is that they rose above a music scene that loves to discriminate. The band was sick to death of the bro culture surrounding punk and garage music. We've seen this at all kinds...

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CRAMP MUSIC: Shrimpwitch

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CRAMP MUSIC: Shrimpwitch

These two dynamos have successfully spliced fruity lexia with prawns on the barbie - the result is the juicy, crackling garage punk two-piece, Shrimpwitch Photo: Kimberly Thomson  Their debut EP 'Eggs Eggs Eggs' was the first official release on local label Hysterical Records. The release was premiered on Rolling Stone - which is no easy feat, but a pinch for these crustaceous cuties. CRAMP loves that Shrimpwitch give zero fucks if you like them or not, and don't abide by any lame conventions. Ingest immediately if you like your rock smokey and your punk scrappy, all buttered up with salty sweet satire.Shrimpwitch is:Georgi Goonsack -...

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