Kim Salmon

Originally aspiring to be a nuclear physicist, Kim Salmon was swayed by the sounds of rock’n’roll and became a scientist. He later became a Beast of Bourbon and then a surrealist. He has been a seminal influence on Garage Rock and countless bands including Nirvana, Mudhoney, Jon Spencer Blues Explosion, White Stripes and Spacemen three.

He has performed at local and international festivals including Futurama, Pukkelpop, Don’t Look Back (with Sonic Youth), All Tomorrows Parties (in Melbourne, UK and New York), Big Day Out, Bluesfest and shared the stage with the likes of U2, Nick Cave and the Bad Seeds, The Stooges, Television, The Cramps, The Pop Group, Kid Congo & the Pink Monkey Birds and more.

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