Artist info

Genre

Indie, Rock


Sounds like

The Black Keys, The Doors, cold war kids


band members

Zaac Margin-Lead guitar, Elliott Margin-Keys/vocals, Sam Margin-Guitar/vocals, Scott Baldwin-Drums


Influences

Jimi Hendrix Experience, The Black Keys, The Rolling Stones


Unearthed artists we like

Howl at the Moon , The Sweet Decline , DUNE RATS


Bio

The Rubens are a 4 piece band from Menangle, NSW consisting of 3 brothers and a childhood friend on the drums. Forming in February 2011 the boys are pushing out blues tunes soaked in copious amounts of soul

Unearthed in 2012

J Awards

01 Nov 2012

Winner

The Rubens

The Rubens

Congratulations to The Rubens for taking out the 2012 J Award for Unearthed Artist of the Year

The Rubens are a 4-piece from the tiny town of Menangle, NSW. The 3 brothers and 1 childhood friend are responsible for some of the finest soul-soaked blues in the country. Super smooth!

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Review

Reviewed by Al Newstead Al Newstead

11 Jan 2012

Triple J
50

Q: How do you glean a woozy gem from a sly blues lick, a ragged wood grain croon and some dry-snap drums? A: The Rubens - Lay It Down Ten points.

Q: How do you glean a woozy gem from a sly blues lick, a ragged wood grain croon and some dry-snap drums? A: The Rubens - Lay It Down Ten points.

Review

Reviewed by Nina Las Vegas Nina Las V...

12 Dec 2011

Triple J
50

Love it. And I usually hate music.

Love it. And I usually hate music.

Review

Reviewed by Lewi McKirdy Lewi McKirdy

14 Oct 2011

Triple J
50

I want to kiss everyone listening to this. Best smooching song ever.

I want to kiss everyone listening to this. Best smooching song ever.