VICTOR CRIPES DELIVERS A DISTINCTIVE DIRTY BLUES SOUND which echoes the styles of generations of blues music - from the blues masters of yester-year to the British / American blues revival of the 1960’s. A partnership of Australian easy groove, American thump and British tube overdrive, with a highly original modern twist.
With a unique 'one-man-does-everything' approach, energetic street performances across Australia, as well as frequent appearances on Melbourne's exclusive Bourke st Mall and at staple venues on the Aussie east coast, Cripes has opened the stage for some of Australia's most notable blues/roots acts including ARIA Award winning groups Ash Grunwald, Collard's Greens & Gravy, and international touring acts Bob Log III, Matt Walker, and many others.
Recent times has seen many miles along the highways following the release of the single 'The Grave of Kitty Cane'. previous releases include ‘Leg it! We’ve been rumbled' (2015) featuring the track ‘You’d Better Get Your Skates on Sunshine Blues’ which made the top 5 on the Australian national AMRAP charts top 5 alongside other Aussie export acts such as The Waifs and Gurrumul.
This year Victor Cripes has seen airplay on hundreds of metro and community radio stations in Australia and over-seas as well as a number of ‘live in the studio’ sessions plus countless street performances . Commercial telly has licensed Victor Cripes original recordings for TV shows such as the Australian made series ‘Unplanned America’ aired on SBS.
'This is the kind of music that really gets me excited' -Matt Frederick (Juke Joint - PBS 106.7 FM)
'Victor Cripes is a lot like the gear I make. A little rough around the edges, but sounds great' –Larry Mead (Mead Guitars)
'Sounds dirtier than a couple of copulating gorillas' -Parlour Gigs (International Tour Agency)
OFFICIAL WEBSITE | www.victorcripesmusic.com
PROMOTIONAL VIDEO | https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=AuUYGGyeZqw
OFFICIAL MUSIC VIDEO | https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=khgCYSzZ0AE
FACEBOOK | facebook.com/victorcripesmusic
INSTAGRAM | instagram.com/victorcripes