Jakson's debut EP 'cynicism & the bleak' is due out on october 8th. to celebrate he is playing a show at the grace darling hotel.
also a member of melbourne indie band dez, jakson's solo work has been described as "a masterclass in freak-folk". expect melancholy lyrics, brooding guitars, and bold harmonies.
joining him as supports will be Eliza Joan, and The Sunken Sea.
eliza joan is an alternative folk-rock artist from melbourne. she draws inspiration from artists like the kills, PJ harvey & mazzy star. accompanied by her band of renegades, eliza's intrinsic songwriting walks the line between the obscurely dark and whimsical.
the sunken sea are a brooding art rock band from melbourne.
featuring members of local stalwarts hannah kate, hoi palloi, tram cops and paper tapir, the large collective of trained musicians creates music with sincerity and soul that makes your heart swell.
led by the turbulent lyrics and powerful baritone vocals of songwriter and bassist dougal james, they forge syrupy harmonies and intricate rhythms that evolve and undulate in powerful and unexpected ways.
Some garageband wizz kids from around town (and sydney) are joining forces to bring you the most hectic, emotional, autotuned, quantised, reverbed, bedroom pop party you've ever seen.
- witness the debut of Tamara & the Dreams front girl Tamara as she embraces new solo synth-driven pop alter ego 'tamara97',
- the debut melbourne show of Olive Rush of beloved sydney act EGOISM,
- the stunningly dreamy sounds of bedroom-pop stalwart Soft Powder and
- the heartrending, danceable euphoria of MARCELLA (MW Music)