Cairns-based artist Jelly Oshen has added his own personal reflection to the growing list of pandemic-inspired tracks. The 21-year-old’s self-described genre of ‘island-flava’ – a mix of indie-pop and R&B – is on full display in Bordalonely as he bottles up a mix of lockdown misery and blissful music.
Georgia Fields, the lovingly dubbed ‘art-pop alchemist’, has released the official music video for her latest track Find Your Way Back. Premiering on LIKE VELVET Music today, the video clip, directed by award winning filmmaker Rohan Spong, captures Georgia’s lyrical storytelling through its scribbled picture-book style. With recurring motifs, it’s a visual experience that becomes deeper with each view and imparts a sense of incurable homesickness as Georgia reminisces on a place that never really existed in the first place.
Ethereal Tasmanian singer/songwriter Nuria has created a stirring and vivid composition in her latest track ‘Closer’ which is premiering exclusively on LIKE VELVET Music today. Continuing to evoke a sense of fantasy against soul piercing beauty, Nuria’s heavenly songwriting is becoming bolder and thunderously spectacular.
SEABASS, the indie-rockers from Adelaide, have recently released their debut EP Always Kidding. In seven tracks, the group have brilliantly showcased all extremes – from the hectic to the calm, blasting chords to gentle serenades, and outward boldness to introspective vulnerability. They’ve certainly given it their all. Read on as we take a look at the EP and hear about the group’s Albums of Influence.
There’s something about Trace Decay’s sound that gives you the sense of standing alone in an arena and witnessing your own private spectacle. Their debut EP Monstrous Subconscious, officially released tomorrow, is a five-track experience full of cascading guitars and compelling vocals. The Melbourne indie-pop pair have deftly created a brilliant debut that plays with melancholy and hope. Read on for an early listen of Monstrous Subconscious.
Empty Handed is the latest track from Melbourne-based indie-pop duo Trace Decay. From commanding vocals to full sounding melodies, the pair have cast a strong net around the quintessential elements of the genre to deliver a hook-laden, catchy number. Despite singing of the unrelenting obstacles and the pursuit of perfection that cripples decision-making, Empty Handed is upbeat, easy listening.