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Melbourne Shows How it Was Unearthed to High Acclaim



Who: Mumonkan
Where: SJ's on Beaumont
Author: Jade Lazerevic
When: Friday November 23, 2001

WINNERS of Triple J's Melbourne Unearthed competition will support Machine Gun Fellatio at SJ's Hotel on November 23.

Melbourne electronic band Mumonkan was one of three finalists with its track Rock Pop Star. The four-piece first began performing in 1995 and in the past 12 months it has written, recorded and produced its debut EP Electronic Disobedience. It has also remixed sonicanimation's Theophilis Thistler. Mumonkan combines a mix of hip-hop, breakbeat, funk, rock and techno and has been described as a cross between the Chemical Brothers and The Beastie Boys. The group is made up of Tremayne Murphy on vocals and bagpipes, Mark Saul on sampler, keyboards and synths, Simon Rowley on vocals and electric/MIDI guitar and Shannon McQueen on electronic drum kit.

The group has established itself as a dynamic live act by managing to maintain a high standard of electronic sounds and integrity as a live band.

Its members skills as a live act have seen them establish a regular breakbeat night at Club UK in Melbourne.



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