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Thundamentals

With over a decade in the game, Thundamentals’ journey has been one of triumph and growth. From selling out shows in all corners of the country racking up millions of streams worldwide and landing multiple platinum and gold singles, Tuka, Jeswon and Morgs have consistently pushed Thundamentals to new heights, standing tall as one of the most notable names in homegrown hip-hop.

Like so many of us, Thundamentals went through an immense period of growth during the global pandemic. An uncertain future was lingering, and the group were unable to connect with fans at live shows as they had done so frequently throughout their career. The sense of community was missing, but despite having no roadmap for what came next, Thundamentals began to find certainty by looking inward and searching for meaning.

With the group forced to reconsider their approach, they began to write constantly—at times, in person and at others virtually. At first, there was no particular goal in mind beyond pure escapism and maintaining a connection, but as the months went on the realisation set in that regardless of the physical limitations, there was still a lot of life happening.

Thundamental’s sixth album ‘All This Life’ came about from these conversations. The project represents a rise against adversity and a celebration of the goodness in life. Acting as a beacon of light in dark times, ‘All This Life’ aims to leave listeners with a sense of hope and uplift them in times of uncertainty.

Sonically, the album could be considered a fresh direction for Thundamentals, but it’s one they took organically. Having been thrust into new circumstances with a newfound appreciation for life and creating also led to inspiration being drawn from childhood favourites from outside of their traditionally hip hop roots—iconic ‘60s rock idols like David Bowie and The Doors to the raw expression of ‘90s bands like Nirvana and Faith No More laid the foundations for an album that mixes nostalgic sounds with modern techniques while still incorporating the group’s origins in hip hop and R&B culture.

The final piece of the puzzle was collaborator Carl Dimataga, who brought his expert musicianship to the project. “All This Life” is a rose growing from concrete. A joyful, vibrant and uplifting body of work forged in darkness yet drenched in light. It represents not only a celebration of life itself but also the band’s position this far into their career. It’s a declaration: “We are still standing, and we have so much love and life still left to give.”

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Thundamentals – Logan January 15, 2024 Beenleigh Tavern Buy tickets
Thundamentals – Gold Coast March 16, 2024 Burleigh Town Hotel Buy tickets
Thundamentals – Townsville March 17, 2024 JCU Unibar Buy tickets
Thundamentals – Redlands March 22, 2024 Cleveland Sands Buy tickets
Thundamentals – Sunshine Coast March 23, 2024 Kings Beach Tavern Buy tickets