Artist info

Genre

Rock, Roots


band members

Stan Woodhouse, Oskar Herbig, Martin Schilov, Chris Windley and others


Bio

Skyscraper Stan is a touring musician based out of Central Victoria. Originally classing himself as a country musician his earlier influences included pre-war blues, the Laurel Canyon songwriters, Nick Cave and Sam Cooke. Since arriving in Australia in 2009 The Drones, Peep Tempel and Paul Kelly among others have been added to the list.

His debut studio album, Last Year’s Tune, received 4 stars in the Syndey Morning Herald, the Sunday Herald (New Zealand) and No Depression (US) and five stars in New Zealand Musician Magazine. Since its release Stan has toured Australia, New Zealand and Vietnam, released a live album and written a song for academy award long-listed documentary 25 April. He has shared bills with artists such as James Reyne, Ian Moss, Marlon Williams, The Troggs, The Animals, The Church and C W Stoneking and has appeared at major festivals around Australia.

Review

Review by Nkechi Anele Nkechi Anele

22 Feb 2019

Triple J
45

Captivating, I love the candidness of each lyrical phrase and that southern kind of charm the band captures.

Captivating, I love the candidness of each lyrical phrase and that southern kind of charm the band captures.