Go Fever

Go Fever

credit: Dave Creaney

GO FEVER is an Austin band fronted by Australian singer Acey Monaro.

Since 2017, the band has racked up nearly every local accolade they can: Austin American Statesman "Artist of the Month," regular airplay and dozens of features on tastemaker station KUTX, and rave reviews from The Austin Chronicle.

During the pandemic lockdown of 2020, the band had the fortune of going into Radio Milk Studios (home of Austin band White Denim) and recording a new full-length record with in-house producer Jim Vollentine.

The result - Velvet Fist - is a blistering affair, channeling the band's penchant for concise, witty pop songs into some new sonic textures.

The lead off track "NYE15" finds the band rocking more than ever, while the single "Armagosa," co-written and featuring James Petralli on guitar, shares more than a hint of Petralli's White Denim melodic jam sensibilities. Monaro's songwriting and singing are also in top form as witnessed on her forceful, pliable performance on second single "Long Run":

Please don’t idolise these friends who live fast and die old
Romanticising sad dead men and if I may be so bold
They won’t contribute a great thing to the canon of rock and roll
That the

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Artist is seeking the following professional connections: Booking Agent - US, Booking Agent - UK/Europe

Genre: Rock
Subgenre: Indie Rock
From: Austin, TX