For our next few editions of 5 Lagu, in anticipation of G’DAY MATE! A gathering for Australian alumni and friends, we will be featuring some Australian alumni of note, those who have achieved success since graduating by going their own way and doing something they love. This time we have Elephant Kind’s Bam Mastro.
Bam Mastro (twitter: @dangerbambii)
Singer-songwriter Bam Mastro is an alumni of Western Australian Academy of Performing Arts. Bam first gained prominence as a producer for a solo artist Neonomora, which led him to meet Bayu Adisapoetra, John Patton and Dewa Pratama who joined Elephant Kind in early 2014. Bam is also the big enchilada to an Australian band called SaySky, who was first known as The Kings and Sons and won third place at the 2011 Gozzy Rock Music. He is also an announcer for KIS FM.
1. What song first got you into music?
“Smooth Criminal – Michael Jackson”
2. What’s your go to karaoke song?
“Heard ‘Em Say – Kanye West”
3. What song reminds you of your time in Australia?
“Paper Aeroplane – Angus & Julia Stone”
4. What your favourite recently released single/song?
“King Kunta – Kendrick Lamar”
5. What’s your favourite Indonesian song?
“Konservatif – The Adams”
Thank you, Bam, for sharing with us.
Don’t forget to catch his performance with Elephant Kind and meet more Australian alumni of note at G’DAY MATE! a gathering for Australian alumni and friends, featuring The Jungle Giants, Neonomora and Elephant Kind. After Party DJ Sets by Mayo & Sliqq.