Cash for Gold

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This week we had a chance to catch up with Cash for Gold, the new Melbourne duo made up of producer Stephen Mowat (aka Matik) and singer Jack Weaving.

Mowat and Weaving met in a green room while on tour with previous bands and were both looking for a new musical direction. Over the next few years the two started working together remotely. Weaving, who was based in Berlin, sent Mowat vocals recorded on an iPhone. This led to the raw sound Cash for Gold developed, which Mowat describes as strong vocal melodies with fuzzed out guitars over hip hop drums.

Next month Cash for Gold are releasing their new single and a full length album later this year. After many months locked in a studio putting it all together, Mowat says he’s looking forward to playing live shows and making some noise.

You can get sneak peek of what’s in store when Cash for Gold play 22 June at the Prince of Wales and June 28 at The Espy, along with Alpine, DZ Deathrays and World’s End Press.

For more info visit cashforgoldband.com.

Words and photos by Leila Koren.

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