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Brisbane bass heavy roof raisers Kingfisha have been laying down weighty reggae and dub and bringing their passionate music to eager audiences for 5 years, in the process cementing themselves as one of the must see acts of the Australian roots scene. The 6-piece band deliver crafted and modern reggae music by coupling their love of Jamaican rhythms with personal depth and style. A mission the band have succeeded so far at with new single Piece of the Puzzle added to triple J rotation in October 2012.
Vocalist Anthony Forrest fronts the band with his trademark smooth vocal styles, while the bands tight melodies, rhythms and complimentary effects certainly produce a distinct sound that steps up to the mark set by New Zealand and Europe, in the Reggae/Dub scene.
“So smooth and understated it verges on soulful” - Brag Magazine
Kingfisha recently released self titled LP was recorded and produced by PaulieB (Beautiful Girls, George) at the Tanuki Lounge in Brisbane's West End. This self titled debut features outstanding musicality and strong songwriting.
Piece fo the Puzzle, ther latest single form the LP, recently added to Triple J rotation immerses the listener in the bands signature sound; slick vocals and defining guitar skanks, groove within overdubs and effects, all melting into cymbal licks.
“Kingfisha have produced a body of work that was well worth the wait” - Beat magazine