Paige Court is the name behind Adelaide-based indietronica project, MANE.
Smooth vocals, almost of a tenor nature, juxtapose with delicate strings, and drive MANE’s dark indie pop single ‘Chasing Butterflies’, resulting in a stand-out sound that isn’t usually found in modern pop tracks.
Sounds like: Soak, Emma McGrath, London Grammar, Gordi, Lorde, Maggie Rogers
Another band with ‘violet’ in their name, but it’s no surprise, the word is alluring.
Meet High Violet.
Focusing on 80’s synth pop, the foursome, vocally led by Emily Smart and Ricky Kradolfer, share ‘All I Want’, arguably their best track to date, showing how they have grown from strength to strength over the last year.
High Violet will be supporting British India on their Australian tour.
Head over to their SoundCloud page for a download of the track.
Favored Nations is a disco-pop three piece band based in Australia and Los Angeles comprised of
singer Morgan Phalen (former vocalist of Diamond Nights and featured vocalist on Justice‘s ‘Audio, Video Disco’), DJ James Curd, and Surahn “Sid” Sidhu (touring guitarist for Empire of the Sun).
The quirky video for ‘I Can See You’ has been directed by Nima Nabili Rad from Young Black Youth.
The single is from Favored Nations’ debut album ‘The Great Unknown’ (out now on Antler Records and etcetc Music).
Sounds like: Phoenix, GUSH, Empire of the Sun, Cut Copy, Hot Chip, Chromeo
Stirring up trouble this time is Atlas Genius, formed of brothers Keith and Michael Jeffery.
‘Molecules’ has been taken from their album, ‘Inanimate Objects’, which was recorded in Adelaide, Australia and Studio City, CA. It was mixed by Andrew Maury in Brooklyn and Manny Marroquin in Los Angeles. It was mastered by Joe LaPorta at Sterling Sound in NYC.
Sounds like: Alkaline Trio, Chvrches, Kid Astray, Phoenix, Them Swoops, The Kooks, Joywave