Genre: Breakbeat / Garage / Lyrica
Location: Melbourne, AUSTRALIA
Tonchi McIntosh grew up in Bourke and has Mexican blood running through his veins on his Mother's side. He paints pictures and stories with his lyrics and the music is truly beautiful - going from ballads to rocking the house.
Recently supporting Michelle Shocked (USA), Dick Goughan (Scotland), Rory McLeod (Scotland), Bruce Cockburn (Canada), Chris Smithers (USA) and performed at the Woodford, Canberra National Folk Festival, Port Fairy Folk Festival, Apollo Bay Music Festival, Blue Mountains Roots and Blues Festival, Fairbridge (WA) and Brunswick Music Festivals.
Tonchi's studio contributions includes work with; Shane Howard (Goanna Band), Kerrianne Cox, Neil Murray (Warumpi Band), Kev Carmody, Cyndi Boste, Joe Geia, The Screaming Jets, The Band Who Knew Too Much and the famed Pigram Brothers of Broome, W.A.
Live we are Tonchi: vocal /guitar and FME Matt Earl from The Band Who Knew Too Much: drums. "Rarest of things, an original" Martin Flanagan, sports writer The Age. www.theage.com.au "An originality that, in Australia, is something to savour" Warwick McFadyen, The Age. "Impossible to classify" Green Weekly. "it does lift your spirits to hear new, younger, voices and songwriters that capture your imagination. He's a brave, clear, fresh voice for our times. He writes with intelligence and soul". Shane Howard. "Listen." Michelle Shocked. "Contributes to the real music of Australia". Kev Carmody.
Official Websites: http://www.tonchi.com.au/
MySpace page: http://www.myspace.com/tonchimcintosh