Ben Montero is an Australian musician, illustrator and cartoonist. He was in Treetops, is one half of Early Woman, and fronts his own pop outfit Montero. His watercolour cartoons have featured in publications like Vice and the Australian Book Review. He has done artwork for the likes of POND, Beaches, Mac De Marco and Ariel Pink to name a few.
WAH-WAH have teamed up with Dinosaur Jr. to create a knitted jumper based on the artwork from their 1994 album, "Without a Sound". Based on the original artwork by Neil Blender.
WAH-WAH pays tribute to her all time favourite illustrator, R. Crumb. The design features an adaptation of Crumb's "Insect Fear" which originally featured in a ZAP comic from 1970.
Hard-Ons formed in 1981 and is one of Australia's most iconic punk rock bands. They are the country's most successful independent band (with over 250,000 records sold worldwide and 17 consecutive No. 1 hits on the Australian alternative charts) and have a cult following internationally, particularly in Europe. The WAH-WAH x Hard- Ons jumper is based on a 1994 promo poster by guitarist Ray Ahn for their single 'Just Being With You' on Waterfront Records. (Though the original artwork was created in 1989.)
"Can you just write: Mr. Joe Johnson is kind of a big deal". -Mr. Joe
"You're not Chinese!"
The Meanies are an Australian indie punk rock band formed in 1988. Throughout the '90s they toured Australia, Japan and Europe with bands like Nirvana, The Lemonheads, Pop Will Eat Itself, Redd Kross, Beastie Boys, Pearl Jam and Bad Brains. The WAH-WAH x The Meanies jumper is based on the cover of their 1994 album Televolution by singer Link Meanie.
King Gizzard & The Lizard Wizard is a massively prolific seven-piece psychedelic rock band from Melbourne. In their five years they have released two EPs and six albums, and recently played Glastonbury Festival in the UK. The majority of their artwork is done by visual artist and longtime collaborator Jason Galea. The WAH-WAH x King Gizzard & The Lizard Wizard jumper is based on Galea's animation for the film clip to their song 'The River'.
WAH-WAH has taken a nostalgic trip back to 1995 when three unassuming 15 year old lads from Newcastle NSW burst on to the scene with their debut album, "Frogstomp".