frustrated musicians began chatting over a table in a dingy basement
venue in an outer Sydney suburb sometime in 2002. Tired of the politics
and narrow creative boundaries of their current musical projects,
both wanted to free themselves from these restraints and create
music that didn't have to fit into the square. Jai decided to quit
the unrewarding and ultimately musically frustrating band he was
playing guitar in to take some time off to really concentrate on
the music he wanted to create and to be able to express his songs
in the way he envisioned them when writing.
who had been toying with a solo project for years, ultimately wanted
to be playing in a collaborative environment and be able to play
guitar - his most natural instrument.
a few meetings at Jai's place, a few café meals later and
infected with the sounds of Matthew Good, Speedstar*, Bluebottle
Kiss, Glance, The Devoted Few, Something For Kate, Powderfinger,
The Beatles and Cat Stevens the beginnings of Project Lo-Fi was
hours in their makeshift home studio started to produce some new
songs that were honest and raw but without the boundaries they were
previously forced to put upon their writing.
many of the themes running through the songs seem melancholic, the
band is always ensuring that they don't take it all too seriously.
of new songs have come and gone and they are constantly inspiring
each other with the simple pleasure of creating honest music whilst
remembering to have fun.
have a website at http://www.projectlo-fi.com.
We are currently recording our debut album, titled In My Dream...