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The Rechords

Hillbilly Boogie, Western Swing, Bluegrass, Rhythm & Blues, Rock-a-billy…..it’s all there… it’s all apart of what has become THE RECHORDS. Throw in lead vocals from all of the members at some point during the sets and spice it up with a mix of sweet 2 part and sometimes 3 part harmonies reminiscent of those Bluegrass and Hillbilly bands of days gone by……then delivered with the passion and enthusiasm of a 60’s Garage / Swamp Rock band. Sometimes laid back and feeling like your riding the range in an old Western, then other times wild and crazy like you’re in some adrenilin induced 50’s Juke Joint.
But don’t think this is just some Retro showband trying to revive the past….no siree…..it’s about capturing the essence and the soul of the music and the performers from the 30′s through to the 60′s. Using this to inspire our own tunes and the way we perform them, it was a wholesome and less complicated moment in time and the performances were raw and heart-felt, fun and simple enough for all to enjoy. It’s surprising just find out who digs the music, it has a wider appeal than we had ever thought.

  


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Satellite V

For the best 50’s Honky Tonk and Cool Rockabilly you can’t go past Sydney’s Satellite V. Satellite V formed in 1998, and have been thrilling crowds all over the country. They’ve played at Wintersun, Greazefest and the Great Southern Blues & Rockabilly Festival in Narooma. Tim has even performed in Italy at the Summer Jamboree in Senigallia as well as the Elvis Festa in Veneto with one of Italy’s premier Rockabilly bands.
Swingin’ Western Classics and demented rockin’ original tunes swap positions on the racetrack that is Satellite V’s vast set list. Comin’ at ya like a cut down Hotrod draggin’ Main Street

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Lonesome Train

Those honky tonkin, dog house slappin’, guitar twangin’, rockabilly playboys…….were formed in 2002 and play a fantastic mix of barrel house boogie, honky tonk, jumpin’ swing beat and good old rock’n’roll that has audiences dancin’, yellin’ and hollerin’ for more.
Lonesome Train has been rebooked into every pub, club, venue and event they have visited which is testament to their infectious sound and energy – you can’t help but have a good time when the Train pulls into your place.
Lonesome Train work as a three piece consisting of lead man, Fender endorsee and funny guy, Christian Power on guitars, Aussie rock’n’roll legend Dougie Dekroo on the upright slap bass, and bangin’ the skins, stand-up style is Rob Laurie. All provide main and harmony vocals and terrible gags.