'Acid House With Pop': Australia's Genre-Bending Jagwar Ma

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Lead singer Gabriel Winterfield performs on stage with Jagwar Ma in 2014. (scannerFM/Flickr)

The Australian group Jagwar Ma (@JagwarMa) came up in one of our Here & Now DJ Sessions, and is now on tour.

The Wall Street Journal says the band taps into “pop, dance music, psychedelic rock and experimental electronica with little side journeys into early-’60s rock and Britpop.” Jagwar Ma’s Jono Ma struggled to categorize the band’s music, but said that its close to “acid house with pop.”

Here & Now‘s Jeremy Hobson speaks with band members Ma, Jack Freeman and Gabriel Winterfield.

Music From The Segment

“The Throw”


“Loose Ends”


“Give Me a Reason”




“Batter Up”


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