Artist info

Genre

Indie, Rock


band members

Zac Gomes - Vocals/Guitar Michael Calcutt - Lead Guitar Aiden Berenger - Bass Guitar Diego Barraza - Drums


Website

Bio

Growing up in south-west Sydney, four-piece The Shang started their musical journey playing at the local bowling club bringing with them an infusion of dub, psych and old school, no-nonsense rock and roll. Since then, The Shang have seen themselves supporting Beddy Rays, Crocodylus, Pacific Avenue and a score of sold out Sydney shows.

In 2017, The Shang released their debut single, Kiki which has since amassed upwards of 600,000 streams giving them a strong community for their follow up EP released later in the year. The Shang has released multiple singles and played countless shows in and around Sydney, and at the start of 2019, embarked on a national tour, growing their audience significantly, and selling out the headline Sydney leg of the tour.

In more recent times, The Shang locked away some time with rising producer, Jack Nigro, together working on their EP ‘Tales of the Wild South West’ with singles ‘Games ft. Rops1’ receiving triple j unearthed rotation and praise from Declan Byrne and Richard Kingsmill. The four-piece are set up to release a string of singles in 2021 working around and persisting through the pandemic.

‘I don't know what a Shang is, but if it sounds like this I love it.’ - Celline Narinli (triple j unearthed)

Review

Review by Declan Byrne Declan Byrne

04 May 2021

Triple J
40

that chorus will pick you up and take you on the best third date you've ever had. it's also got space but the anthemic rushes and outpourings really make you feel things.

that chorus will pick you up and take you on the best third date you've ever had. it's also got space but the anthemic rushes and outpourings really make you feel things.

Review

Review by Dave Ruby Howe Dave Ruby Howe

04 May 2021

Triple J
40

This one burrowed under my skin the more time I spent with it. The Shang wring as much emotion from the track like a sodden beach towel.

This one burrowed under my skin the more time I spent with it. The Shang wring as much emotion from the track like a sodden beach towel.

Review

Review by Dave Ruby Howe Dave Ruby Howe

28 Jul 2020

Triple J
40

I really like the way that The Shang mix up the mood at a moment's notice. Just straight up and full of assurance.

I really like the way that The Shang mix up the mood at a moment's notice. Just straight up and full of assurance.