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RTRFM Local Music Hub Band/Artist Profile

The Tricks

Years Active 2000-2003

Genre Rock, Country

Members Phil Barry, Martin Boyce, Chris Reimer, Tim Betts, Nathan Jarvis

Describe Your Sound

Rock’n’roll with a slice of country. For fans of The Replacements, Wilco, Dylan and The Band.



Mates that wanted to sing harmonies, play originals, and drink a little beer.


Shared Bills With

Kill Devil Hills and Capital City on a number of occasions, but most memorably at our CD launch, The Stems, Brian Hooper, The New Invincibles, The Volcanics, The Jayco Brothers, The Automasters, The Tigers, too many to mention!

Career Highlights

Playing 'In The Pines,' 'Album of the Week' on RTRFM (thanks), Triple J airplay, touring with Even, selling out The Rosemount for our CD launch, receiving favourable reviews from all over the globe and getting airplay all over the world.

Current Activity

No longer together.

Shared Members With

Caterpillar Now, Tokyo Five, Rizzo, The Headcutters

Releases by The Tricks

Lick Your Lips