Artist info

Genre

Indie, Rock


Sounds like

Birds of Tokyo?, Smashing Pumpkins?, Silversun Pickups?


band members

James Walker - Vocals/Guitars, Seaton Fell-Smith - Lead Guitar, Wil Logan - Drums & Percussion, Will Rowles - Bass


Influences

Silverchair, Paul Dempsey, Queens Of The Stone Age


Gig

Jakarta Criers

Mature content
Played on triple j

19 Apr

The Beach Hotel su...

7:00pm

Gig

Jakarta Criers

Mature content
Played on triple j

26 Apr

The Zoo supporting...

7:00pm

Gig

Jakarta Criers

Mature content
Played on triple j

27 Apr

East 88 supporting...

7:00pm

Bio

NEW SINGLE 'ALRIGHT FOR ME' OUT NOW! Brisbane bred Jakarta Criers have got a point to prove. In fact they have many. They want to prove that rock is not dead. They want to prove that it’s not about the bells and whistles. But most importantly, they want to prove that they can go the distance. Having already supported some of Australia’s finest contemporary acts (British India, Kingswood, Spiderbait, Battleships, Stonefield, Ash Grunwald), as well as scoring spots at iconic festivals such as the Big Day Out, Valley Fiesta and the Caxton Street Seafood Festival, Jakarta Criers have had a taste of the life, and they want more, a lot more. The power of Jakarta Criers comes in their innate ability to harness the feeling of brooding melancholy and combine it with catchy hooks and powerful choruses. Led by James Walker (vocals/guitar) and backed by Seaton Fell-Smith (lead guitar), Will Rowles (Bass) and Wil Logan (Drums), Jakarta Criers naturally draw on the darkness of Paul Dempsey just as much as the balls out rock of Band of Skulls. The boys have just finished recording their second EP with the legendary Magoo (Regurgitator, Jungle Giants) as a follow up to the well received 'Moonlife EP'. Set to unveil it to the masses in early 2014, combined with extensive national touring, watch out for these four lads from Brisbane. Contact: Lachlan Hodgson @ Trusty Chords Music lachlan@trustychordsmusic.com

Review

Review by Kyran Wheatley Kyran Whea...

06 Mar 2014

Triple J
45

This is how I li...

This is how I like my rock n roll thanks. slinging about like Josh Homme was playing with Spoon. Just wish there was a big scorching solo, would've brought it home for me

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Review

Reviewed by Lachie Balboa Lachie Macara

05 Dec 2012

Triple J
40

12 would have be...

12 would have been so much sweeter for me if I'd known about this song earlier. I'm with Dom - awesome guitars dudes.

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Review

Reviewed by Tom Ballard Tom Ballard

02 May 2012

Triple J
40

Great great laid...

Great great laid back rock tune. Similarities to Woe & Flutter and Tokyo Police Club and that is a good good thing.

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