Audego is the collaboration between Melbourne duo Paso Bionic and Big Fella.
As one of Australia’s most versatile and accomplished producers, Paso Bionic, aka Shehab Tariq has produced over 5 albums as part of Curse ov Dialect, a further four with TZU and his own solorelease. Bringing to the table many years of experience in the forefront of the music scene, he has performed alongside TZU and Curse ov Dialect on many of the country’s biggest stages including Big Day Out and Falls Festival.
Vocalist Big Fella, aka Carolyn Tariq also brings a wealth of experience and talent to Audego. With a solo album released in 2009, she has toured the USA and worked throughout Victoria and Queensland facilitating song writing workshops to disadvantaged youths. In 2013, Big Fella was shortlisted by APRA for the Professional Development Award for emerging songwriters.
Audego released their debut album Abominable Galaxy, through MGM in 2012 to critical praise including album of the week on Perth’s RTR FM. In early 2013 the duo teamed up with bass-pioneers and Silo Arts signees Friendships for a collaborative EP. Audego have played alongside fellow hip hop/beats pioneers Sietta, Hermitude and Pataphysics.
Beneath The Static And The Low is out via iTunes on Monday 16 September 2013.
Reviews from the press
“Paso Bionic and Big Fella melt together in perfect fashion. The relsult is a dirty trip-hop meets film soundtrack feeling that’s impossible to deny. It.Is.Excellent.” 4 stars. THE MERCURY
“This is a deep, sophisticated and spooky late-night album.” Andrew Drever, THE AGE
“Audego make sexy, future-thinking noir music. Their new album is called Abominable Galaxy and it sounds like the kind of stuff I can imagine Rick Deckard from Blade Runner listening to while he’s wrapped up in an awesome trench coat, walking pensively through the acid rain.”
Sam West, The Thousands
“Electronic goodness laced with beautiful melodies. Audego are a group that deserve some serious attention.” Luke Carlino, The Dwarf
“This is smudged instrumental hip hop that blurs the lines between grainy, film noir styled vinyl cracks and pops, and industrial strength productions that still evoke a vivid, fresh landscape via Big Fella’s enticingly honeyed voice.” 4 stars – The Matchstick, Scene Magazine
“Their music speaks to your inner dancer, as it unlocks a small universe of something special.” Buckley Ward, Speaker TV
“This is music for music lovers. And proof that talent and variation with Australian hiphop is alive and well.” Shane Scott, Beat Magazine
“Kind of a Portishead meets SBTRKT. An insanely cool couple who will no doubt be kicking some arse in the Australian music scene very shortly.” Kaleidescope Blog