Luke Rowell aka Disasteradio has been fashioning idiosyncratic, futurist computer pop ever since he acquired his first Commodore 64 at age six, taping the game soundtracks with his sister’s boom-box. Described as “totally righteous party music with an inherent sense of fun that immediately captures your attention”, Disasteradio makes synthesizer pop music that’s guaranteed to get you dancing.
One of Wellington’s most exciting songwriters, Finn Johansson has just released a heartbreaking new single, Bad Heart which is currently doing the independent radio rounds up and down the country. Live, his heartbreakingly intimate piano and guitar ballads are realized on a vintage 70s organ, complete with drum machine and bass foot pedals, not to mention soaring guitar solos. Have you ever danced and wept profusely at the same time? Now’s your chance to.
Since forming the five-piece “supergroup” in early 2017, ONONO have crafted their live set into an emotional rollercoaster with euphoric peaks, hypnotic dance-inducing grooves and visceral breakdowns. The intelligently written psychedelic pop-songs are comprised of instantly familiar hooks, widely accessible melodies and technical satisfaction for the musical nerd – an awe-inspiring experience to be enjoyed by all.
Motte (Anita Clark) began playing the violin as a child and now coaxes a whole world out of her instrument with carefully developed and layered violin delay loops and voice. Her music lies somewhere between modern classical and sonic noise, with pop sensibilities riding the thin line between something beautiful and destructive.