The Phoenix Foundation have been performing and producing music together for nearly 15 years. As one of New Zealand’s most accomplished acts, they have either won or been nominated for every music industry award NZ has to offer.
With a career releasing and performing such a diverse range of music they appeal to any demographic. Their recent releases of Give Up Your Dreams, Fandango and Buffalo, hve seen them receive high acclaim from publications such as Mojo, Q, Uncut, NME and The Guardian. BBC Radio Personalities such as Lauren Laverne and Jarvis Cocker are fans. They have performed on stages around the globe from ‘…Later with Jools Holland’ (BBC TV) to The Big Day Out to Glastonbury.
They have written soundtracks for many TV Shows, Commercials and Films, including New Zealand’s Top grossing film of all time ‘Boy’ and ‘Eagle Vs Shark’ by Oscar Nominee director Taika Waititi.
Samuel Scott – Vocals, guitars, keys
Lukasz Buda – Vocals, guitars, keys
Conrad Wedde – Guitars, keys
Will Ricketts – Percussion, keys, vibraphone
Tom Callwood – Bass, vocals
Chris O’Connor – Drums, percussion