Artist info

Genre

Indie, Rock


Sounds like

gotye, radiohead, blur


band members

Michael Shanks - Voice, Instruments


Influences

Arcade Fire, Queens Of The Stone Age, Department of Eagles


Unearthed artists we like

SOCCER LEGENDS


Bio

'Roadgeek' is music made by Melbourne based artist Michael Shanks. Playing every instrument on the songs; ranging from Guitar, Vocals and Saxophone, they are composed and recorded entirely in his western suburban bedroom. His self directed music video 'On the Borderline' won Best Independent and Best Overall Music Video at the 2012 St Kilda Film Festival - beating out over 90 artists including Gotye and Alpine. You can watch the award winning video on YouTube here: http://bit.ly/Mtt9fg The next video for 'Towards the Sun' won Best Independent Music Video at the 2013 St Kilda Film Festival, which can be watched here: http://bit.ly/17LbSwi The band has since gone on to support The Stranglers at their Melbourne show in December last year. If you dig the tracks, feel free to find the first release 'Sugarloaf' on iTunes or listen on Spotify. http://itunes.apple.com/au/album/sugarloaf/id52924876

Review

Reviewed by Dave Ruby Howe Dave Ruby Howe

25 May 2012

Triple J
30

I really like this one. It's got a playfulness to the production that I really like and your voice is a unique match. 3.5

I really like this one. It's got a playfulness to the production that I really like and your voice is a unique match. 3.5

Review

50

Absolutely spectacular

Absolutely spectacular

Review

klcrombie

02 Oct 2012

40

I love the layering in this song. Very clever!

I love the layering in this song. Very clever!