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LANKS

Posted 15 Mar 2017 @ 2:37pm

Melbourne songwriter and producer Lanks is playing a small gig in Darlinghurst on Thursday March 23.

 

Will Cuming, better known as Lanks, studied jazz guitar at the Victorian College of the Arts, then went on to release two poppy EPs, Thousand Piece Puzzle in 2014 and Banquet in 2015.

 

Since then, Cuming has seen his song 'Heavy As A Heartbreak' reach one million...

Posted 2 Dec 2016 @ 3:10pm

Reviewed on Thursday December 1

 

It’s a strange experience when you encounter a somewhat stagnant audience at any Aussie gig, especially when the performance doesn’t call for it. We do, after all, hold a reputation for boasting some of the world’s most receptive audiences. Maybe it was the early-ish set time but, to start, the response to Hein Cooper was a little awkward despite...

Posted 30 Nov 2016 @ 2:21pm

1. Growing Up

 

I grew up learning and playing music with my sister, Lou, who now manages me. As kids we had The Beatles slamming on the stereo, and we started learning to play jazz and improvise at a pretty young age. At ten and 11 we were playing small jazz gigs and that continued through our high school days until we both went and did a degree in music at the Victorian College...

Posted 11 Oct 2016 @ 1:15pm

Off the back of some brand new music, LANKS is heading out on a headline tour.  

 

With his hotly anticipated Viet Rose EP coming out this Friday, LANKS will be showcasing some new material along with special guest Hein Cooper. Having just wrapped up his national support slot with Vera Blue, the artist is making sure to capitalise on the momentum. 

 

Posted 15 Aug 2016 @ 10:54am

One of Sydney's most happening suburbs, Surry Hills, is once again welcoming an array of artists and musicians to Surry Hills Festival in September.

 

The 14th edition of Surry Hills Festival will take over a number of locations, including Ward Park, Shannon Reserve, Crown Street, Tudor Reserve and The Clock Hotel. The program includes a bunch of great Australian musical talent,...

Posted 27 Apr 2016 @ 12:18pm

1. Growing Up

 

I grew up in a creative family. My earliest musical memory is improvising on the C blues scale over ‘Hit The Road Jack’, huddled together on a piano stool, with my dad and sister when I was four years old. His mum (my grandma) is also a visual artist, and we would go around to her house and do drawings or sculptures with her, with a fineliner and sketch pad being...

Posted 18 May 2015 @ 11:17am

Melbourne crooner Lanks has locked in an east coast tour in support of his forthcoming sophomore EP, Banquet.

 

Due out on Friday July 3, the EP is the follow-up to his widely praised debut, Thousand Piece Puzzle. The project features singles 'Hold Me Closer' and 'Settle Down', which he's had plenty of time to test out live playing alongside the likes of Broods, Mansionair, Andy...

Posted 18 Sep 2014 @ 12:27pm

Fresh off his showcase at BIGSOUND, Melbourne's LANKS has announced a run of dates in support of his latest single, Brave Man.

 

The single follows his debut EP, Thousand Piece Puzzle, which was released back in June. Brave Man is due to hit stores on Friday October 3. LANKS is the solo project of multi-instrumentalist Will Cuming who is quickly becoming known for his unique...

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