Artist info

Genre

Indie, Pop, Roots


Sounds like

Graveyard Train, Squirrel Nut Zippers, Andrew Bird


band members

Jesse Sheers, Tyler Arnold, Geordie Schellhorn, Matt Sheers, Sam Plummer


Influences

Andrew Bird, Woohoo Revue, Perch Creek Family Jug Band, Flap


Unearthed artists we like

Oh Pep!


Bio

Authenitc. Rootsy. Bluegrass and Swing. Real Tasty. The Scrims are a high energy, Folk/Bluegrass band from Melbourne. Featuring Banjo, two Guitars, Violin, Double Bass and Stomp-box their live show will make your feet fall off from dancing so hard. Described as Gypsy Doof Doof The Scrims have been busking and performing almost in every location possible, up and down the coast of Australia, there isnt a show where these five young men wont get everybody up and jiggin around. The bands talent for writing quirky songs with a dark tone, all the while keeping a happy beat that gets the dance floor going has gained a huge following around Melbourne and Australia. The Scrims have had notable gigs such as Woodford Folk Festival, Port Fairy Folk Festival, White Night Melbourne, Newstead Folk Fest, Warrandyte Fest, Falls Festival, The Hills Are Alive Festival, a packed out residency at The Workers Club and performed as part of the Melbourne Fringe and Comedy Festivals with cabaret show Highs Lies and Shoestring Fries. The Scrims are releasing a fully original LP in April 2017, featuring the band’s quirky songs, a plethora of musical styles, a guest performance from Rowena Wise and was recorded and produced by Myles Mumford at Rolling Stock Recordings.