Grand Champion

Grand Champion

“I wrote it to make myself feel better about being a thirsty, unemployed insomniac whilst sitting in my bedroom in Northcote, Victoria. It didn’t make me feel that much better, however, I have, for the most part, avoided working for arseholes ever since and I see that as a great success,” Continue reading Grand Champion

Loose and Colourful – Sumner’s Sons

Loose and Colourful – Sumner’s Sons

“Personally for me I think Christchurch is a super conservative city and sometimes it feels like everyone here is just doing the same thing every week, going to see shitty djs who just play the charts music. Doesn’t feel like this is that many young bands as there is in places like Dunedin who have the likes of Soaked Oats, The Shambles, The Gromz, and Albion Place to name a few. So I feel like that song also reflects on that with us just trying to give it a go. The first line being ‘We’re sitting up on a cloud, people telling us to come down’ that could mean a lot of things to different people” Continue reading Loose and Colourful – Sumner’s Sons

A Moment with Soaked Oats

A Moment with Soaked Oats

On a trip to Dunedin he then played the rest of us these songs he’d written, and we were like (much to his surprise) “fuck man, these are great”. So, we decided to record demos of the songs ourselves, and had an amazing time in the middle of a brutal Dunedin Winter bringing these songs to life. Continue reading A Moment with Soaked Oats