The hard-copy, full-length, ridgy-didge CD album of Permaculture: A Rhymer’s Manual by the Formidable Vegetable Sound System. Comes with beautiful illustrated booklet of lyrics & ukulele chords.
“I didn’t cringe once!” – David Holmgren, co-originator of the Permaculture concept.
About the Formidable Vegetable Sound System:
Western Australia’s Formidable Vegetable Sound System are the world’s most triumphant experiment in ‘ecological electroswing’ busting out energetic, quirky mashups of speakeasy-style antique-beats with live ukulele wonk, hyperactive horns and the principles of permaculture. WAM Song of the Year and Australian Independent Music Video Award winners, the more-or-less-4-piece from Fremantle (via Melbourne), Australia have been touring both hemispheres for the past three years and aren’t about to stop now.
Formidable Vegetable Sound System is: Charlie Mgee (ukulele, vocals) and any given combination of the following amazing people: Mal Webb (slide trumpet, trombone, beatboxing, vocals, interpretive dance), Kylie Morrigan (violin, vocals), Katrina Button (Beet Box), DJ Hap (aka Jamie Bretman – samples, FX & vocals), Sam Walker(drums). Alex Burkoy (violin, mandolin, ukulele, U-bass, mini-guitar), Tim Bennett (drums, vocals), Kevin Jones (trombone, harmonica, vocals), Harry Jakamarra (banjo, vocals), Olly Watkins (drums), Mayuka Juber (clarinet, sax), DJ McFace (Radish Beets)/Ginger LaMinge (permaculture burlesque & interpretive dance)