What they say…
“One man’s vision of soul music’s evolving potential!”
Rolling Stone Magazine
New Zealand-born, Melbourne-based Lance Ferguson is a producer, songwriter, guitarist, DJ and recording artist.
He divides his time between leading Australia’s premier soul/funk outfit The Bamboos, releasing music with his other projects Menagarie, Rare Groove Spectrum, Machines Always Win and lending his production, songwriting and guitar skills to a multitude of artists.
He has produced 36 full-length albums and over 75 singles and remixes for labels including Atlantic, Universal, Warner, BMG, Sony, Tru Thoughts, Ubiquity, Inertia, Freestyle and his very own imprint Pacific Theatre.
Lance has been nominated for five Aria Awards and three APRA Music Awards.
In 2016 Ferguson‘s skills as a songwriter, lyricist and guitar riff-ologist achieved bonafide global recognition with the song “This Girl” by Kungs vs Cookin’ On 3 Burners. Reaching Top Five status in 29 countries around the world, the song went to Number One in 10 countries – achieving Diamond, Multi-Platinum, Platinum and Gold certification status in 11 countries including U.S.A, U.K, France and Germany. It has currently had 860,000,000 Spotify streams and 440,000,000 YouTube plays.
Lance has collaborated on musical projects with artists including Aloe Blacc, Tim Rogers, Alice Russell, Roy Ayers, Durand Jones, Quantic, Lyrics Born, just to name a few. His music has been included on over 200 different compilation albums and on high-rating TV shows including CSI NYC, Grey’s Anatomy, Homeland, Suits, NFL Sunday Morning, Neighbours. It also featured in major ad campaigns for brands like Westpac, BMW, Chase Manhattan, Miss Dior and in the soundtrack of feature films Crazy, Stupid Love (with Steve Carell), Good Hair (Chris Rock), and Adoration (Naomi Watts).
An accomplished guitarist, he has performed with artists/acts including; Ed Sheeran, Aloe Blacc, Syl Johnson, Eddie Bo, Joe Bataan and many more. His DJ sets and live shows have been heard around the globe at destinations including London, New York, Paris, Los Angeles, San Francisco, Washington DC, Barcelona, Madrid, Edinburgh, Tokyo, Berlin, Italy, Switzerland, Slovakia, Belgium, Ireland, Hong Kong, Shanghai and throughout Australia & New Zealand.