Latest Artists To Watch
Trading kebabs and Vietnamese food for recording opportunities never tasted so good.
Swedish sweetheart MAPEI deserves your attention, if she hasn’t already captured it with her mesmerising release ‘Don’t Wait’, released through Downtown Records.
Songwriter and producer YEO (pronounced YO) is no newbie to the Australian music scene, with numerous releases under his belt covering widely varied genres including funk, country and pop.
Melbourne producer LONDON seems to have the concept of ‘less is more’ down to a tee.
The young beat-wizard (yes, it’s a real thing), performer and all round nice guy SPOONTY is the Blue Mountain’s answer to the likes of GOLD PANDA in an alternate kaleidoscopic hip-hop universe – and he’s only staring to bubble up to the surface.
Local Sydney-sider, PAPERTOY is the young beat producer boasting saucy sounds of boom-bappy hip-hop and stripped back RnB grooves.
He’s released a track called ‘Everything About Her’, but today it’s more a focus on the composer himself.
Chillwave inspired beats belonging to Sydney producers Moktar Youngblood and Daniel Finn are definitely to be watched in the world of unearthed music in 2014.
Sydney and Melbourne may have the majority of fresh new acts hailing from their busy streets, but Brisbane has got a buttload of fun artists hiding up in it’s humid suburbs.
With the sudden rise of LONDON GRAMMAR and the love everybody already has for BON IVER and SIGUR ROS, atmospheric pop has definitely got a small community going and a following that will happily sit in a quiet space, candles ablaze and just sit and listen to the sounds that stretch from their speakers.
“In May I started making music in my apartment.
THE KITE STRING TANGLE is the solo project of Brisbane electronic musician Danny Harley, someone who undoubtedly deserves his spot in the Purple Sneakers ‘Artists To Watch In 2014’ series.