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Glowing is a five-piece alternative rock band from Adelaide, South Australia. Listen closely and you’ll catch traces of pop, indie rock and punk rock – all of which blend together to form a style as frenetic as it is atmospheric. Their debut single, Spit Take, was released in March, has provided an introduction to a band that nevertheless refrains from showing all the cards they have yet to play.
The Homeward Bound sound may be fresh and new, but the origins of this duo have been bubbling away for some years now. The dynamic combination of Jimblah and Goji (Georgia B) is one fans of both individually have enjoyed for years, but when they joined forces to embark on this new creative journey, something new was awakened between the two.
Since forming in 2017 the Adelaide girl punk trio Stacy Says has been bringing together honest emotion, open mindedness, friendship and a sense of adventure to the Adelaide music scene.
2019 has seen the band release their single ‘Getting Ahead’, drawing influence from feminist and female artists such as The Cranberries, Fleetwood Mac, Camp Cope and Moaning Lisa. The alt rockers have managed to latch onto a sound that encapsulates them as people and allows them to express values that are held closest to the band. With gritty guitars and driving drums laying a bedrock for harmonies filled with raw emotions, Stacy Says have no trouble delivering a powerful and energetic performance on this track and on stage.
In only their sophomore year, Adelaide’s most cheerful, colour-clad quartet, The Montreals, delivered a flurry of successful singles, consolidating them as a staple in a vibrant and flourishing Australian music scene. Incorporating sleazy RNB hooks, So-Cal rock, and a dash of disco blended into your favourite smoothie.
The stand alone singles ‘deadheads’ and ‘RUDE’ were positively received around the world, cartwheeling the line between polished and racaus, with the former attracting multiple radio plays on Triple J (Australia) and KCRW (United States). Collectively, their music has clocked well over 1 million streams on Spotify and been consistently added on coveted international playlists including Fresh Finds and Indie Arrivals.