Australian Musician Harry Thynne Releases New Music

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Where does he get the nerve? One might ask. How could he just create a whole new sound and actually put his name on it? What if the audience didn’t like it? What if they criticized it as being horrible? How could he do that? Well, isn’t that what artists are famous for? That is, blazing new trails, being courageous and being brave enough to put themselves and their art out in the public eye to be either loved or laughed at.

Harry Thynne, the Australian musician and drummer is a renaissance man of sorts. He is a thinker and a feeler and a top drummer who is very well known in the music business in both Australian and the U.S. He is one of those brave souls that we call an “Artist” simply because he does what he does because he can’t not do it. Painters must paint, writers must write and musicians, true, artistic musicians, must create music. And many times, all courage aside, they create a piece just for themselves and say “to hell” with people if they don’t like it. That is admirable in all artists and what is even more impressive is the fact that an musical artist covers another performers song and makes it his own and then releases that.

Elvis did that with a lot of his songs and most notably, Blue Moon over Kentucky. It was written and performed by Bill Monroe in the 1940s and Elvis made it a breakout monster hit in the mid-1950s. Bill Monroe didn’t like Elvis’s fast and sexy version of his slow pokey song — until the fat royalty checks started to pour in. Harry Thynne did with Beyonce’s song Single Ladies in his project called FYST. He didn’t take anything away from Beyonce but he showed how building on something else can completely change it into an entirely new and different thing. He feels that the ideal music should grab you and pull you out of your complacency and throw you into some insane new feeling.

Harry’s music comes out of playing music for the last twenty years in underground LA Punk shows, Festivals and session work, among other things. He feels it is an interesting time to be an artist and he is definitely optimistic about the future of the music industry as a new wave of younger and more dynamic people enter the business.

Where does he get the nerve? One might ask. How could he just create a whole new sound and actually put his name on it? What if the audience didn’t like it? What if they criticized it as being horrible? How could he do that? Well, isn’t that what artists are famous for? That is, blazing new trails, being courageous and being brave enough to put themselves and their art out in the public eye to be either loved or laughed at.

Harry Thynne, the Australian musician and drummer is a renaissance man of sorts. He is a thinker and a feeler and a top drummer who is very well known in the music business in both Australian and the U.S. He is one of those brave souls that we call an “Artist” simply because he does what he does because he can’t not do it. Painters must paint, writers must write and musicians, true, artistic musicians, must create music. And many times, all courage aside, they create a piece just for themselves and say “to hell” with people if they don’t like it. That is admirable in all artists and what is even more impressive is the fact that an musical artist covers another performers song and makes it his own and then releases that.

Elvis did that with a lot of his songs and most notably, Blue Moon over Kentucky. It was written and performed by Bill Monroe in the 1940s and Elvis made it a breakout monster hit in the mid-1950s. Bill Monroe didn’t like Elvis’s fast and sexy version of his slow pokey song — until the fat royalty checks started to pour in. Harry Thynne did with Beyonce’s song Single Ladies in his project called FYST. He didn’t take anything away from Beyonce but he showed how building on something else can completely change it into an entirely new and different thing. He feels that the ideal music should grab you and pull you out of your complacency and throw you into some insane new feeling.

Harry’s music comes out of playing music for the last twenty years in underground LA Punk shows, Festivals and session work, among other things. He feels it is an interesting time to be an artist and he is definitely optimistic about the future of the music industry as a new wave of younger and more dynamic people enter the business.

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