The joy of growing food in your backyard is a mercilessly disregarded theme in today’s music. Luckily, Formidable Vegetable Sound System is here to change that.
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Tribute to Bill Mollison (1928-2016) – Father of Permaculture

Bill Mollison, co-founder and ‘father’ of permaculture died peacefully in Tasmania on the 24th of September. A few weeks before he died, his daughter Frances got in touch and said…

Grow Do It Album Launch Tour

It’s happening, people! Formidable Vegetable Sound System’s second proper album, Grow Do It is hitting music stores and hopefully your ears today. It’s a kids’ album with a difference. Have a…

New album ‘Grow Do It’ featured on national kids’ radio

Yay! Our new album, ‘Grow Do It’ comes out next week and we’re stoked to announce that it’s become this week’s feature album on Australia’s biggest kids’ radio broadcaster, Kinderling…

Kimchi Song – New single out Aug 19

Our new single ‘KIMCHI’ from the forthcoming kids’ album ‘Grow Do It’ will be dropping right into your bowl of bibimbap next Friday! The ridiculous music video we made for…

Smellin’ Like Fish & Chips Winter Tour

From April til July, Charlie is embarking on a mostly-solo mission through every state and territory in Australia on his slightly left-field “Smellin’ Like Fish & Chips” tour.   In a…

The UN plays Formidable Veg for World Soil Day

                      Last night we were super excited to find out that on World Soil Day, the United Nations held the…

Pemberton Mill Hall – Jan 22 Homecoming Show!

For the first time ever, Formidable Vegetable Sound System will be playing in the hometown of frontman, Charlie Mgee (known to the locals as Charlie Jones). The band will be…

FoVeg live in Berlin

We had the BEST gig in Berlin the other night. Just have to share this video of the bouncing crowd at our first ever gig in Germany! Thanks to everyone…

Kids Permaculture Funk-Electroswing Album!

Well, as if life couldn’t get any more exciting, we’ve just embarked on a mission to produce the RADDEST KIDS’ PERMACULTURE ALBUM EVER MADE! Have a gander and lettuce know what…

The Edge (Spoonbill Remix) – New Track and Video Clip

The time has come for us to unleash the stompworthy sounds of our latest remix single of “The Edge”, masterfully sliced, diced and phattenated by Melbourne’s finest electro-wonkstep producer, Spoonbill….


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