Gus McKay is a successful songwriter and musician.And after almost 20 years Is a seasoned recording artist and performer / producer.
His music is self-funded and produced and released on his own RPM (Rollin' Plains Media) label.
He sings and writes all his own material, plays guitar, blues harmonica and more recently tenor Sax.
He also performing in a number of bands and as solo artist in his home town , Fremantle WA.
His earthy style of music has a sage like, bonhomie, while his undeniable roots lie in the land , and nature.
A farmer and stockman most of his life, but now a fulltime musician, he's now devoting his time promoting and producing his music.
Already having 450,000 plays on one streaming site alone this free promotion, has attracted many fans and influencers willing to share his music with others
on social media.
Inspiration flows constantly , as he bases himself in the country, Finding solace on the road and peace in the bush. Weekends are spent away, playing music in the city.
“Talisman” his (latest release #5 Album) and possibly his best work to date. It has ten new songs (39mins) available on CD and vinyl, featuring strings, horns and an eclectic list of instrumentation.
The result is still McKay’s roots /blues infused music but with an new alt/jazz flavour, building a future style , for upcoming releases.
His musical influences are many and varied...Artists he cites as inspiration are the likes of :
Chris Whitley,David Crosby,Donald Fagen, Little Walter,Freddie King and Howling Wolf, to name a few...
Check out the "Discography" page for Gus's CD list and sample tracks from the two most recent ones.
Gus’s most recent album: