Hailing from Melbourne, electronic duo SENNSES (a.k.a Trent Broussard and Hayden Gordic) have created an atmospheric gem that leaves you craving more. Outside is a seductive track that draws you in to whisper tantalising secrets in your ear, empowering you to follow the beat of your own drum.
Last month saw the release of Starters & Appetizers, the bountiful debut EP from Melbourne pop duo FancyNormal. Colourfully chronicling some of the most relatable pitfalls of our teenage years, Jules and Noni have taken ‘the most romantic musical era ever of ’80s synth pop’ and softened the awkward moments with a warm sparkling glow that makes it all okay.
Before Dawn, the debut EP from Melbourne-based artist Quiet Blue (a.k.a Nic Georgiou) is a ‘love letter to the night’. Describing himself as having ‘an intense relationship’ with the night time, Quiet Blue has curated a beautiful collection of tracks to capture the private serenity of spending time in the darkness with your own thoughts.
This month, Melbourne-based production duo Close Counters teamed up with 30/70 singer Allysha Joy to deliver their latest track SPEAK IN TRUTH. The track mixes lush sonics with tantalising off-beat rhythms to create an understated dance song, elevated more by the jazzy styling of Joy’s vocals as she liberates listeners and empowers them to speak their own truths.
Melbourne-based singer Louise Gaul has stunned and humbled us with her debut single These Palms. With music that leans toward alluring darkness, lyrics that are pure poetry and vocals that are magnetic and haunting, we are already eagerly awaiting Gaul’s next track as we bask in the beauty of this debut.
With tinkling keys, intricately opposing rhythms, and a ticking beat that might represent the hours rushing through a sleepless night, Melbourne’s Quiet Blue explores the introspective moments of being a night owl. The Nights is an emotive song that pulsates with the intensity of restlessness and overthinking, culminating in a lush production full of jazz influence.
Somewhere between an intergalactic space war or what could become the modern day take on Cantina Band, Melbourne duo Juno Disco’s latest song is glittery and zingy. You’re So Hung Up On My Colours is an energetic and funky track that practically sparkles with its dancing rhythms and ethereal vocals. Read on as the pair take us through their Top 5 Up & Comers in music.
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.