"a whopping sound... powerhouse call-and-response vocals that have a live, sweaty-club energy... a sound as warm as the hug of an old friend.' 

John Shand, Sydney Morning Herald 4/5/2017

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"the girls definitely deliver and the boys in the band are all over it, always in the pocket and thoughtful in their arrangements"

Michael Smith, Rhythms Magazine 18/05/17

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Mama K & The Big Love are from the Deep South of Australia — Tassie to be exact — and it seems the location has given them a soulful sound.

A three-woman powerhouse, their vocals are strong and familiar without being derivative. Opener (and single) Moth To The Flame sets a sultry tone but there's much more to the album. There's the call and response glory of title track Blind, the somewhat cautionary Somebody and lovely ballad Don't Be Me. Come for the vocals, stay for the big keys and local tribute to the glory days of soul. Lots of promise.

Liz Giuffre - TheMusic.com.au 3/3/2017

"great musicianship, top quality songs.. and that deep down soul/RnB"

David Roman, 2SSRFM 99.7, The Mystery Train  
Panel Member Australian Blues and Roots Airplay Chart

"I can personally recommend this (single) and the imminent album. It is sublime and evocative. Love Love Love MamaKandtheBigLove!"

Victoria Madden - Producer / Writer: The Kettering Incident, Blood Brothers, The Bill, The Clinic.

“...they’re an incredible band... a really, really exciting group, huge voices”

Ryk Goddard, ABC Radio Hobart

"On first hearing Tasmania's Mama K & The Big Love debut release Blind my first thought was 'where has this band been hiding?'. Blind has loads of excellent soul, funk & gospel"

Graham Henries, Encore 96.3FM

Independent track of the Week

Chelsea Deely, The New Thing, Eastside FM

 

 

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Photos by Russ Tatlow

 

Moth to the Flame - Single - Original artwork (C) Russ Tatlow

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Blind - Album - Original artwork (C) Russ Tatlow

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