O’Neill has played pubs and bars in the outback and cities all over Australia. 2018 saw the Narodniks release their second album Death of a Gringo on Beast records in France. Following this release the band embarked on a mammoth European tour playing over 41 dates across the continent including 3 shows at the legendary Binic Blues festival in France. While in the Czech Republic they recorded at Sono records with legendary engineer Milan Cimfe. Milan has worked with Bowie, Lou Reed and Kris Kristofferson. He also plays drums with fellow Australian Hugo Race in Dirtmusic a band that the Narodniks draw much inspiration from.
Steeped in the blues, rock & roll, punk and country O’Neill’s influences range from Iggy Pop, Rowland S Howard, Einstürzende Neubauten, the Bad Seeds, Stanford Clarke, W.H. Auden, Rimbaud, PJ Harvey, Sylvia Plath, Patti Smith, Henry Miller, Townes Van Zandt, Dostoyevsky, Lightnin’ Hopkins, John Lee Hooker & Dylan.
Mike Noga - (The Drones)
6 FT Hick
The Brian Jonestown Massacre (US)
Spencer P Jones
Kim Salmon (The Scientists and Beasts Of Bourbon)
Beasts Of Bourbon
Hanni El Khatib (US)
White Denim (US)