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Elemental forces caused the egg to hatch, and the sound was irrepressible! Hailing from the musically fertile mud of Brisbane’s West End Scene, the MadTones are championing the So-Pac Ska sound (South Pacific) which is a nod to the various Pacific ancestral roots of the band, which includes Australian First Nations, Melanesian and Maori. The Madtones feature an all-star reggae ska line up featuring Kazman (Dubmarine) Rudi Quinzalez (Island Vibe), Ali Files (Darky Roots), WInstone Chadwick (Schoolfight), Tashka Urban and Dougie Fresh (BluesFest MC). With influences as diverse as The Specials, Prince, Manu Chao and Fela Kuti, you will find yourself getting swept up in the collective euphoria of getting your jive on. Whether it’s a dank basement or the arena, The MadTones take the energy in the only direction they know – through the roof.