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Datura 4

Datura 4
Country
Australia
Profile
Hailing from Fremantle in Western Australia, Datura 4 is the brainchild of Dom Mariani (frontman of legendary Australian garage rockers The Stems and power pop favorites DM3) and Greg Hitchcock (former You Am I and one-time New Christs’ guitarist). In 2011 they joined forces combining a shared passion for full-tilt boogie, psychedelic rock, and progressive blues.
Website
http://www.alive-records.com/artist/datura4
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Releases on file (4)
Datura 4 — West Coast Highway Cosmic Datura 4 — West Coast Highway Cosmic
(Alive Natural Sound , 2020, LP)
Datura 4 — Blessed Is the Boogie Datura 4 — Blessed Is the Boogie
(Alive Natural Sound 0204, 2019, CD / LP)
Datura 4 — Hairy Mountain Datura 4 — Hairy Mountain
(Alive Natural Sound 0185, 2016, CD)
Datura 4 — Demon Blues Datura 4 — Demon Blues
(Alive Natural Sound 0172, 2015, CD / LP / DL)

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