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RTRFM Local Music Hub Band/Artist Profile


Years Active 2016-present

Genre Rock, Pop, Indie

Members Current/live Ben McDonald - gtr, vocals Steven Macchiaverna - bass Sam Maher - drums, fx *Jamie Canny - saxophone *Dirty Dave Taylor - congas *= when we're lucky! Past/studio Ben Smith: vocals, drum programming Malcolm Clark - drums, vocals Ali Flintoff - guitar, keys, vocals Jamie Terry - bass, vocals Stella Donnelly - guitar, keys, vocals Mitch McDonald - guitar, keys, vocals Vincent Buchanen-Simpson - bass George Foster - guitar

Describe Your Sound

Crusty, defined, blurry, rock, pop, dream pop



Pete Carrol, Tony Quinn,


Ben made songs, got people to play live..


Bowie, Ariel Pink, MGMT, Pink Floyd, UMO, The Doors, Warpaint, The Beatles, Pond, Yes, Beck, Wes Anderson

Shared Bills With

Koi Child, Pond DJs, Katy Steele, Deep Sea Arcade, Gunns, Shiny Joe Ryan, Sugar Army

Career Highlights

2016 WAMi Nomination for Most Promising New Act

Current Activity

Perth. recording.

Shared Members With

The Sleepy Jackson Pond Koi Child Peter Bibby's Dog Act Shiny Joe Ryan Dream Rimmy The Silents Katy Steele Boat Show Bells Rapids Stella Donnelly

Research conducted by: Ben McDonald

Releases by HUMAN BUOY

LP: ANIMATION STATION / littleBIGMANrecords / EMI Music Australia / 2017 /