The Aussie music scene is reeling after the sudden death of local talent Fergus Miller, best known as Bored Nothing, at the age of just 26.
The tragic news was confirmed by Brisbane band Major Leagues, his close friends, who released a statement confirming he passed on Sunday after a long battle with depression.
“Please remember to hold onto your loved ones, as there are times when life can really stop you in your tracks, but it’s the people around you who pull together to get each other through,” it read. “If ever you are feeling down or feel like everything is getting on top of you, please remember that there is always somewhere to turn or help to be found.”
Miller made music in his bedroom before signing to Spunk Records at the age of 22, after which he released two, highly-played albums as Bored Nothing before retiring from the project in 2014.
“I’ll never stop making music, or sharing it in one way or another, but this thing feels like it’s run it’s course right now,” he said at the time.
He went on to collab with a bunch of different bands, including Pansy, Wedding Ring Bells, three-piece Milkshake and Revenge Surgery (ft. Anna from Major Leagues).
He’ll be remembered for his unique talent, which involved using old school instruments and outdated technology – like 4-track recorders – to record sweet sounds that were DIY but polished at the same time.
RIP Fergus </3
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