Artist info

Genre

Dance, Electronic, Pop, Roots


Sounds like

Prince, George Clinton, Scissor Sisters


band members

Michael Wheatley and special guests


Influences

bec, jamie lidell, Peaches


Website

themichaelwheatley.com

Bio

Michael Wheatley has been a mainstay in Sydney’s underground live funk and dance scene as a musician, singer, producer and DJ since the early 90s. With a quirky, original flavour that leans toward the funk and soul side of music he has captivated audiences in many venues including and various festivals including The World Famous Speigel Gardens, Sydney Fringe Festival, Peats Ridge, Taste Of Sydney, Jurassic Lounge, Stamping Ground and Playground Weekender aswell as numerous live radio and television appearances. He has worked with a huge array of amazing artists either in their band, accompanying them, as their support act or appearing on their recordings including Davidson Ospina (US), Jimmy Barnes, Shauna Jensen, Jack McCord, Bek Jensen, DJ Ill Pickl, DJ Wayne G (UK), Peyton (US), Gabby Millgate, Jack Thompson, Fatback 4way, Sarina Del Fuego and Miss Kelly Ann Doll to name but a few. Michael has also enjoyed great success in the realm of recorded music, with 5 albums and 4 EPs under his own name including the latest release “B Sides This” out on his own record label Ensemble 770. Whilst not in his studio, Nut N Butter Studio, working on new albums and producing other artists Michael has been purveying his funky, rootsy and soulful sounds around Sydney either solo, with his favourite line up of a trio or behind the decks DJing. You can hear some of Michael’s music at https://itunes.apple.com/au/artist/michael-wheatley/id306775057 http://soundcloud.com/michael-wheatley or “like” him at http://facebook.com/michaelwheatleymusic

Review

Reviewed by Skase Skase A.K.

19 Dec 2012

50

Soooooo good man

Soooooo good man

Review

Zonktrumpet

20 Dec 2012

50

A great fun track, makes me wana be in the gang and in the same night out. Old school Fresh.

A great fun track, makes me wana be in the gang and in the same night out. Old school Fresh.

Review

Zonktrumpet

20 Dec 2012

50

Sexy and down right little bit dirty. The calmness of the track adds to the appeal and forgives the lyric content which i feel would cross genres very easy and this would make a great track in any style.

Sexy and down right little bit dirty. The calmness of the track adds to the appeal and forgives the lyric content which i feel would cross genres very easy and this would make a great track in any style.