The Natural Culture / Bio

The Natural Culture is an Australian blend of Funk, Soul, Reggae and World Music, set to entertain crowds across the world with their energetic and engaging performances. TNC are a fresh, grounded, earth conscious, sensitive and upfront group.
They believe in culture, community and planetary unity, delivering a powerful message through their musical diversity.

NEW EP ' A WORLDLY DANCE' OUT NOW - Available online at: www.thenaturalculture.bandcamp.com


The Natural Culture is an Australian 7-piece original funk, reggae and world music band with an infectious energy and passion to set the world on a path to sustainable prosperity. Founded in 2010, TNC aims to excite and inspire listeners nationally and internationally with enjoyable high-energy performances of world-class musicianship supporting the deliverance of a global message.
Our talented composers, Steven Phillip Silk and Sarah Taylor, have been combining aspects of funk, soul, reggae and world music with lyrically significant messages influenced by social, economic and environmental issues.
The New TNC EP aspires to lead communities in 'A Worldly Dance', broadening the possibility and reality of a simpler and more earth conscious way of living. We have already been working hard in the studio recording the tracks. It's musically all ready to go!!
We were recently successful in crowdfunding to have our new CD printed, pressed and released!
'A Worldly Dance' is set for digital release on May 29th 2015!

With a strong commitment as a tight-knit musical unit, our funk family consists of the following members: 

Steven P Silk ~ Band leader/Guitar/Vocals
Sarah Taylor ~ Vocals/Percussion
Casey Glennen ~ Bass
Mitchell Hagger ~ Drums
Conrad Byrt ~ Trumpet

TNC funk family is based in both Victoria and Queensland which enables them to feature local musicians to fulfil the demanding roles of their horn section, delivering thriving melodious horn riffs with individual featured solos. This approach not only opens up both a cultural and musical dialogue, but also strengthens relationships and bonds within and between communities.
Resonating the sounds of the past and present The Natural Culture is inspired by the musical legends and talents; including Stevie Wonder, James Brown, Sly and the Family Stone, 
The Bamboos, Michael Jackson, Prince, Tony Joe White, The Meters, Sam 
Cooke, Paul Simon, A Taste of Honey, and The Cat Empire.

TNC present a vibrant, home-grown set of original funk, soul, reggae and world music tunes for both young and old, in the hope to plant a musical and social seed of sustainability and compassion for our Planet Earth.

General Info

Band Members
Steven P Silk - Guitar/Vocals/Songwriting/moral, Sarah Taylor - Vocals/Percussion, Casey Glennen - Bass, Conrad Byrt - Horns
Artist Name
The Natural Culture
Profile Page
Active Since
Funk / Soul / Reggae

Contact Info

Sunshine North, VIC, AU
Sarah Taylor

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  • Stevie Wonder
  • James Brown
  • The Meters
  • Amy Winehouse
  • The Cat Empire