Newspaper article Daily Examiner (Grafton, Australia)

Who Is This Auribus? Final Fling for Local Band before They Take on Sydney Music Scene

Newspaper article Daily Examiner (Grafton, Australia)

Who Is This Auribus? Final Fling for Local Band before They Take on Sydney Music Scene

Article excerpt

TO SAY Saturday night's show at the Great Northern Hotel, Grafton, marks an important step for Auribus is an understatement.

It is the band's chance to say goodbye to their loyal legion of local fans before heading off to chase fame and fortune in Sydney.

In October, the band will compete in the Australian semi-final of international band competition Emergenza, with first prize of the Australian leg a place in the international final in Germany.

The talent in the band is unquestionable, but does Auribus have everything it takes to make it in the big smoke?

Below is an outline Auribus provided to Out There yesterday.

Members

Robbie Kae, Shekinah Hope, Anthony McLeod, Antony Ratzer.

The move

Auribus is taking the next step in its musical journey and making an indefinite move to Sydney as of next week.

Band members say the Sydney move had always been in the back of their minds but it was just a matter of when.

After long thought and discussion, they finally made the decision in July that it was time.

Anthony, Antony, Robbie and Shekinah aspire to take Auribus to the world and make a career out of entertaining and playing music for the people. It's a life-long dream for all members of Auribus to achieve this. Additionally, Robbie hopes to one day be a recognised sound producer while Shekinah hopes to one day headline her own shows and Antony would like to be an active member of several bands (including a punk band). Anthony wants to be a recognised as an influential guitarist.

Recordings

Auribus has been fortunate enough to have access to Robbie Kae's father's home studio, where they have recorded more than 20 original songs. They've also produced they're own EP, which they often bring along to live shows where fans can get their hands on them.

Sound of Auribus

People who have heard Auribus have often and consistently said that they have a sound much like that of Maroon 5, with a mixture of Thirsty Merc as well as a classic '80s feel to their music. …

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