Gavin Cook - guitar/vocals. Louis Whelan - piano accordion/banjo/vocals. Matt Hsu - trumpet. Jen Horn - Piano. Nick Downing - Drums. Caroline Townsend - Bass. Jonathan Sri - Saxophone. Jess McFayden - Trumpet.
gogol bordello, The Specials, barons of tang
Rocketing from West End onto the Australian music scene, The Mouldy Lovers are quickly becoming known for a unique brand of wild, energy-driven live performances. With no heed of any particular style, they blend elements of gypsy, ska and punk that drive people off their seats and into the pit. After the festival and gig filled frenzy of 2012, The Mouldy Lovers have charged into 2013 with the release of their debut album Yonder Ruckus, which is raising heads and national media attention after an east coast tour and packed out launch at The Zoo. Reviews of Yonder Ruckus have described it as "a feast of delights" - (The Music), "a load of joyous noise" - (4ZzZ) and "filled with gypsy/blues tunes that you can't not tap your foot along with or get up and dance to" - (Weekend Notes). The album has also received consistent airplay from local and national radio stations including 4ZzZ, Triple J and more. So watch out 2013, The Mouldy Lovers are coming your way. Featuring a lineup of 8 young musicians from varied backgrounds and with distinct euphonic tastes, this one of a kind group are taking Australia by storm and plan to continue their musical invasion with accordions, horns, guitars and drumsticks in hand.