“Get set ……Everybody” – John Shore’s Scrambled Interviews this Wednesday 30th September on RPP FM from 6:00pm to 7:30pm. Highlighting Jason Singh.
While in high school Singh formed a covers band, Mud, singing lead vocals. He started playing guitar in the mid-1990s. He played in the live music scene in Melbourne throughout the 1990s.
Singh joined Taxiride in 1997. Fellow founders were Daniel Hall on bass guitar, guitar and backing vocals, Tim Watson on lead guitar and backing vocals; and Tim Wild on guitar and backing vocals.
The group recorded a demo at Melbourne’s Secret Sound Studios, and used it to land a contract with Warner in 1999. Taxiride went on to achieve a number-one album and six top 40 singles.
In March 2009 Singh issued a duet single, “The World As You Know It” with Todd Watson, which peaked at No. 10 on the Aria Club Tracks. He released his debut solo album, Humannequin, in 2012. In 2015 he set himself a goal of writing, proceeding and releasing six singles in 12 months. The first single was released in October 2015 and the sixth in August 2016. He held a special performance on 2 September 2016 at Flying Saucer Club in Melbourne to celebrate the achievement. It was the first chance to hear all six songs in a live arena.