((Jagwar Ma)) Band Profile and Upcoming New York City Concerts - Oh My Rockness

Written by Patrick McNamara

One of the first things I learned about Jagwar Ma was that Noel Gallagher of Oasis recently said they were one of his favorite bands. And when I heard that I thought, these guys need some super important Oh My Rockness press and STAT! Oh, stop. Stop now. I kid. I kid. I’m writing about Jagwar Ma for this dynamic Bands We Like section because they are a band...I...like. Not because of what NG thinks. (but if you happen to be reading this NOEL I LOOOOVVVVEEYOUUUUU!)

The chill trio from Sydney (that’s the other side of the world nbd), led by Jono Ma, play sunshine psych pop with plenty of beats and a bit of thee ol’ easy, breezy synth swirl. It sounds like Jagwar Ma thought up these highly melodic songs while roasting weenies open-flame at a beach rave in Manchester (i know Manchester doesn’t have a beach i just wanted to see if YOU know yeah that’s it that’s right) circa 1989 and tripping on something that, in other forms, can also be a very tasty pizza topping. But who knows. Maybe they thought up these songs in a sterile, dark basement in the middle of another long Sydney winter (our summer! wow!) or something.

One thing is certain, Jagwar Ma have the dance pop accessibility which, when done right, can harness the power of becoming HUGE. It probably also helps when you’re getting shout-outs via Noel Gallagher, and much more importantly (like a million times more importantly), love from Oh My Rockness, a VERY important muzik blob.

Consider getting into these guys and I LOVE YOU NOELLLLLLLLLLLLLLLLLLLLLLLL!

Published August 06, 2013



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