6 local artists and bands that’ll bend your mind

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6 local artists and bands that’ll bend your mind



The musical alias of Bridgitte Jessop draws from her own experiences to craft a seemingly transparent language through her songs. Her live performances cascade audiences to relatable depths. Eaglemont’s entirely self-produced EP All I Think About Is Everything is a mixed bag of indie folk, country and alternative pop backed by moving guitar-based compositions and delicate vocals.



Melbourne based Dandecat epitomise neo-jazz just the way it should be – funky, fresh and full of soul. This four-piece have a captivating sound that never fails to enchant their audiences and is definitely bound to get you thinking.

Pat Coyle Band

Pat Coyle Band are a five-piece made up of jazz/roots and rock musicians that have collaborated together to create funky, upbeat, storytelling tunes. Featuring an energetic horn section and diverse musical backgrounds, the band put on a spontaneous live show that is sure to get you grooving til the late evening.


Erin Will Be Mad

Quietly cutting their teeth through the live Melbourne circuit, these guys present a hypnotic presence on stage through their rich sonic palette of broody and moody, indie punk-rock that commands your attention.


Rya Park

Rya Park is a prolific indie pop singer/songwriter and established performer that takes soul to a whole new haunting level. Park recently collaborated with up and coming DJ FØRD on his single Oblivion ft. Rya Park. Currently recording her debut EP, keep an eye out for this one.


This Melbourne based indie/roots songwriting trio features Chilean-Australian sisters Em and Pia, and cousin Amaya who have quickly made their presence known in Melbourne’s inner and outer suburb through their unique multi-genre sound. Their intimate and raw songs are soulfully expressed through a combination of guitar, violin and a delightful three-part vocal harmony weaved throughout.