ABOUT 3RD UNIT
One of the most inventive and eclectic figures to emerge from the Australia’s alternative revolution, TEWE HENARE mixed the heartfelt angst of a singersongwriter with the spiritual harmony of a intense harmonious rocker, 3rd Unit is at once one of the few artists to emerge with gusto from the Australian music scene.
Drawing upon a kaleidoscope of influences, Tewe created a body of work that was unpredictable, lyrics brimming with emotion and meaning where his work if often introspective and influenced by those who have made an impact in his life. The majority of his songs are testament to the memory of his experiences captured in a song. To Tewe, his prolific muse allows him the freedom to express how he feels, the raw, the untainted truth about life as he sees it, without the complication or misconception that commonly in the simple act of communication.
Although deriving his inspiration from unfortunate events in his life, Tewe hopes
to twist the pain and distorted truth into positive messages threaded through his
music. Bearing the notion the songs should be pure and raw; it is prevalent in his
music that he adopts simple melodies and arrangements, sometimes not more than
three chords to make the impact more forthcoming.
Tewe Henare was born in New Zealand and came from a strong creative stock. He
came from a musical family where he started playing gospel music at the age of 10 as
a drummer. His career as a percussionist has placed him on stages around the world,
collaborating with the world’s best songwriters and musicians.
3RD UNIT BIO:
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