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Turtle Island

Years Active 2013 - present

Genre Rock, Indie

Members Thomas Cockram - Guitar, Vocals, Keys Jarrah Duckett - Guitar Lyric Duckett - Bass Adam Neu - Drums

Describe Your Sound

Combines elements of math rock, post-punk, dream pop, indie rock, alt rock and shoegaze.

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Contact

Thomas Cockram
ephitom@yahoo.com.au

Formation

Through Perth music school Rock scholars where we received mentoring from Michael Jelinek of the Growl, Gunns and The Silents; Mitch Mcdonald of The Love Junkies and Jake Webb of Methyl Ethel

Influences

Our Influences include Foals, Interpol, Joy Division, The Cure, The Drones, Nick Cave and the Bad Seeds, The Jesus and Mary Chain, Sharon Van Etten, St Vincent, Radiohead, Broken Bells, The Stone Roses, The Pixies and Jeff Buckley

Career Highlights

Winning the high school category of the 2014 Bayswater Battle of The Bands: 'Sound Overload' competition and coming 2nd overall

Current Activity

At the moment we're in the process of trying to book some more gigs (now that several of our members are over 18), having played at a Collections night earlier in the year. We're also trying to keep putting out new recordings online

Releases by Turtle Island

Virginia

2013

Look At The Ground

2014

Esther

2014

All can be downloaded from: Soundcloud