Artist info

Genre

Indie, Pop, Rock


Sounds like

Ball Park Music, San Cisco , Lime Cordiale, Middle Kids


band members

Alex Buktenica, Will Squires, Jes Lewincamp, Sorin Vanzino.


Influences

The Kooks, The Cure, Blondie , Mitski


Unearthed artists we like

Kat Edwards, Carl Renshaw


Gig

The Tinderboxers

Strong impact coarse language and/or themes

21 Feb

The Gasometer Hotel

Melbourne, 3066

Melbourne

7:30pm

Gig

The Tinderboxers

Strong impact coarse language and/or themes

22 Feb

Oxford Art Factory

Sydney, 2010

Sydney

7:30pm

Gig

The Tinderboxers

Strong impact coarse language and/or themes

29 Feb

Altar

Hobart, 7000

Hobart

7:30pm

Bio

The Tinderboxers are a young indie rock band from Hobart, Tasmania.
They began playing together in high school and perform arrangements of frontman Alex Buktenica’s songs.

Having released their debut single Let Go in 2018, The Tinderboxers have fast established themselves in the Tasmanian music scene. On the national stage, they have received airplay on Triple J, Triple J Unearthed, 4ZZZ and community radio. The band continued to gain momentum throughout 2019, scoring a string of high-profile support slots; sharing stages with the likes of Ruby Fields, Luca Brasi, Lime Cordiale and Slowly Slowly.

Gap Year is the latest single from the band.
The song reveals a darker side to the band’s sound in comparison to prior releases: offering a glimpse of the diverse sound showcased on their debut EP (set for release in early 2020).
Written about a bad night at a party, the lyrics explore the isolation and lost moments that often accompany the passage of youth. Melded with chorus-laden guitar, pulsing drums and bass, and tight emotive harmonies, Gap Year is a brilliantly relatable and poignant piece of pop music.

The band will be embarking on their first ever headline tour this February to celebrate the release of their debut EP with dates in Sydney, Melbourne and their hometown Hobart.
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Review

Review by Dave Ruby Howe Dave Ruby Howe

31 Jul 2019

Triple J
35

This band of indie pop wunderkinds are making the Apple Ilse somehow even sweeter.

This band of indie pop wunderkinds are making the Apple Ilse somehow even sweeter.

Review

Review by Max Quinn Max Quinn

29 Jul 2019

Triple J
35

It's kooky and catchy. Plenty of good ideas in here.

It's kooky and catchy. Plenty of good ideas in here.

Review

Review by Claire Mooney Claire Mooney

28 Jul 2019

Triple J
40

The Tinderboxers are here for fun times and good vibes only. The tone of that melody is super fun and full of personality. There's this irresistible charm about it too. In love with this and the way you've wrapped your lyrics around it too. "Why waste my money when my life is like a movie", "why write these songs when nobody's gonna pay me". Love those two lin...

The Tinderboxers are here for fun times and good vibes only. The tone of that melody is super fun and full of personality. There's this irresistible charm about it too. In love with this and the way you've wrapped your lyrics around it too. "Why waste my money when my life is like a movie", "why write these songs when nobody's gonna pay me". Love those two lines. Love the way they stand out. The singalong / psychy feel at the end is super cool too. Definitely a band to keep a strong eye on.

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