Author: Kat Hunter

Stumbled Upon #110 – Jo Kroger (New York, USA)

March 7, 2016

In our 110th instalment of “Stumbled Upon”, we meet New York’s Jo Kroger, chat about collaborating with Dalton Deschain, her diverse influences and her new EP,  The Simplest. Name: Jo Kroger Website / Social Media: Facebook / Soundcloud Genre: Acoustic Members & their roles: Jo Kroger, vocals, guitars, writing (frequent collaborator and producer on this […]

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Stumbled Upon #109 – Blank Bibles (London, UK)

March 7, 2016

  In our 109th instalment of “Stumbled Upon”, we meet the UK’s Blank Bibles, chat about meeting at university, their love of Tame Impala and get a sneak peak at their latest release, “Abigail West”. Name: Blank Bibles Website / Social Media: Facebook / Soundcloud / Instagram / Twitter Genre: Rock Members & their roles: […]

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Stumbled Upon #108 – Kvlts Of Vice (Sydney)

February 29, 2016

In our 108th instalment of “Stumbled Upon”, we meet Sydney’s Kvlts Of Vice, chat about moving from goth metal to rock ‘n’ roll and check out their debut EP, Death On The Delta. Name: Kvlts Of Vice Website / Social Media: Facebook / Soundcloud / Instagram Genre: Dark Rock ‘n’ roll Members & their roles: […]

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Stumbled Upon #107 – Mio (Adelaide)

February 21, 2016

  In our 107th instalment of “Stumbled Upon”, we meet Adelaide’s Mio , chat about cat videos, social paranoia, Arcade Fire and get a sneak peak at their latest release, “Neverland”. Name: Mio (mee-o) – the name means ‘beautiful’ or ‘cherry’ in Japanese. We are good with that either way. Website / Social Media: Facebook […]

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Stumbled Upon #106 – PLTS (Byron Bay)

February 15, 2016

In our 106th installment of “Stumbled Upon”, we get to know a bit more about Byron Bay’s PLTS , chat about growing up in Byron and recording their latest single, “On & On”. Name: PLTS (pronounced Pilots) Website / Social Media: pltsmusic.com Facebook / Soundcloud / Instagram / Twitter Genre: Indie/Rock Members & their roles: Kit […]

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Stumbled Upon #105 – Alissia (New York, USA)

February 8, 2016

  In our 105th instalment of “Stumbled Upon”, we meet New York’s Alissia , chat about all things funk and soul and check out groove to her latest offering, “Take Off”. Name: Alissia Website / Social Media: alissiabenveniste.com Facebook / Soundcloud / Instagram / Twitter Genre: Funk Members & their roles: – Alissia Benveniste – Ricky […]

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Stumbled Upon #104 – Otoboke Beaver (Kyoto)

February 1, 2016

  In our 104th instalment of “Stumbled Upon”, we meet Japan’s latest girl band sensation Otoboke Beaver , chat about their love of punk rock, meeting in uni, touring around the UK and get a sneak peak at their latest release, “Akimahenka”. Name: Otoboke Beaver (It is taken from the name of a local ‘Love […]

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Stumbled Upon #103 – Fresh Snow (Toronto, Canada)

January 25, 2016

  In our 103rd instalment of “Stumbled Upon”, we meet Toronto’s Fresh Snow, chat about happy accidents, Aussie band love, getting back into the swing of things and get a sneak peak at their latest release, “Don’t Fuck A Gift Horse In The Mouth (with Damian Abraham)”. Name: Fresh Snow Website / Social Media: freshsnowmusic.com […]

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Stumbled Upon #102 – King Charles (London, UK)

January 18, 2016

In our 102nd instalment of “Stumbled Upon”, we meet London’s King Charles, chat about song writing, Dylan, Mercury and Bowie and get a sneak peak at his latest release, Gamble For A Rose. Name: King Charles Website / Social Media: kingcharlesmusic.com Facebook / Twitter Genre: Pop / Rock / Alternative Members & their roles: King Charles […]

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Stumbled Upon #101 – Vallee (Melbourne)

January 11, 2016

In our 101st installment of “Stumbled Upon”, we meet Vallee from Melbourne, and chat to bassist Brendan about their love of indie rock, getting ready to play some new shows and get a sneak peak at their latest track “Jungle”. Band Name: Vallee Website / Social Media: Facebook / Bandcamp / Twitter Genre: Indie Rock […]

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Stumbled Upon #100 – Oktoba (Brighton, UK)

January 3, 2016

In our 100th instalment of “Stumbled Upon”, we meet Chris Athorne a.k.a Oktoba from Brighton, and chat about his latest solo musical adventure, touring America and his latest album, Smoke Signals. Musician: Oktoba. Website/Social Media: Facebook / Twitter / Instagram Genre: Folk, Pop. Members & their roles: Oktoba is the project of Brighton based singer-songwriter […]

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Stumbled Upon #099 – Mat Cammarano (Perth)

December 21, 2015

In our 99th installment of “Stumbled Upon”, we meet Mat Cammarano from Perth, and chat about his eclectic influences, growing up with music and check out his new track, “Ashes”. Musician: Mat Cammarano Website / Social Media: milkmanrecordings.com.au Facebook / Soundcloud Genre: Electronic, Indie, Pop Members & their roles: At the moment it’s a solo […]

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Stumbled Upon #098 – Sloom (Sydney)

December 14, 2015

In our 98th instalment of “Stumbled Upon”, we meet Sloom from Sydney, and chat about forming a band with friends, NYE and their forthcoming EP. Band Name: Sloom Website / Social Media: Facebook / Bandcamp Genre: Garage Rock, Blues Members & their roles: Cristian – guitar vocals Chris – guitar vocals Jamie – drums vocals […]

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Stumbled Upon #097 – ISLANDIS (Sydney)

December 10, 2015

In our 97th instalment of “Stumbled Upon”, we meet ISLANDIS from Sydney, and chat about their debut single, ‘Home’, bonding over wine and their love of all things pop and rock ‘n’ roll. Band Name: ISLANDIS Website / Social Media: Facebook Genre: Alternative Members & their roles: James Chave-Dubois (Instruments/Production) Ben McInerney (Voice/Instruments) What music […]

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Stumbled Upon #096 – Oh Boy (Sydney)

December 1, 2015

In our 96th instalment of “Stumbled Upon”, we meet one of our favourite kiwi imports, Oh Boy , and chat about 90’s loves, and check out his latest track, ‘HD Girl’. Musician: Oh Boy Website / Social Media: Facebook / Soundcloud Genre: Electronic Members & their roles: William Bradshaw What music or artists inspired you? […]

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Stumbled Upon #095 – IV League (Melbourne)

November 26, 2015

In our 95th instalment of “Stumbled Upon”, we meet the ever charming members of Melbourne’s IV League, and chat about glitter, travelling, dating and check out their latest single, ‘Lit Screen’. Band Name: IV League Website / Social Media: Facebook Genre: Indie / Alternative Members & their roles: Bella Venutti – Vocals/Guitar Lachie Gilmour – […]

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Stumbled Upon #094 – Christina Martin (Nova Scotia, Canada)

November 23, 2015

In our 94th instalment of “Stumbled Upon”, we meet Christina Martin from Canada, and chat about her varied and eclectic influences, playing SXSW and Austin City Limits and her latest release, It’ll Be Alright. Musician: Christina Martin Website / Social Media: www.christinamartin.net/ Facebook Genre: Pop/Rock Members & their roles: Christina Martin – Vocals, Guitar, Songwriter […]

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Stumbled Upon #093 – Taipan Tiger Girls (Melbourne)

November 19, 2015

In our 93rd instalment of “Stumbled Upon”, we meet Taipan Tiger Girls from Melbourne, and chat about their debut release, 1, new material and upcoming shows. Band Name: Taipan Tiger Girls Website / Social Media: Facebook Genre: Electronic Members & their roles: Ollie Olsen – synthesiser Mat Watson – drums / percussion Lisa MacKinney – […]

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Stumbled Upon #092 – Christa Vi (London, UK)

November 16, 2015

In our 92nd instalment of “Stumbled Upon”, we meet Christa Vi from London, and chat about her synth-centric indiepop, being a solo artist, moving to the UK from Australia and check out the title track from her debut album, Makeshift Happiness. Musician: Christa Vi Website / Social Media: christavi.com Facebook / Soundcloud / Twitter Genre: […]

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Stumbled Upon #091 – Jasmine Nelson (Melbourne)

November 9, 2015

In our 91st instalment of “Stumbled Upon”, we chat to gorgeous Melbournian Jasmine Nelson, find out about her album Hercules, discover future tour plans and check out her single “Heart”. Musician: Jasmine Nelson Website / Social Media: www.jasminenelson.com Facebook / Soundcloud / Instagram Genre: Singer / Songwriter Members & their roles: Jasmine Nelson – singer, […]

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Stumbled Upon #090 – Media Jeweler (California, USA)

November 2, 2015

In our 90th instalment of “Stumbled Upon”, we meet California’s Media Jeweler, and chat about their inspiration, barnacles, the allure of business cards and get a sneak peak at their latest track ‘Passport Invalid’. Band Name: Media Jeweler Website / Social Media: mediajeweler.org Facebook / Soundcloud / Genre: Rock Members & their roles: SAM – […]

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Stumbled Upon #089 – Ember Isles (Brooklyn, New York)

October 30, 2015

In our 89th instalment of “Stumbled Upon”, we meet Brooklyn’s Ember Isles, and chat about their forthcoming EP, living in Brooklyn and get a sneak peak at their latest track ‘John James’. Band Name: Ember Isles Website / Social Media: www.theislesband.com Facebook / Soundcloud / Instagram / Twitter Genre: Modern Folk Members & their roles: […]

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Stumbled Upon #088 – Amber Leaves (London, UK)

October 26, 2015

In our 88th instalment of “Stumbled Upon”, we meet London’s Amber Leaves, and chat about their brand new release, “This Ain’t A Love Song”, going from being a back-up band to a full blown outfit and what the future holds for the band. Musician/Band Name: Amber Leaves Website / Social Media: Facebook / Soundcloud / […]

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Stumbled Upon #087 – Damien Ike (East London, UK)

October 23, 2015

In our 87th instalment of “Stumbled Upon”, we meet Damien Ike from East London, and chat about his start in the music industry and get a sneak peak at his latest track ‘Kingdom Come’ off his latest release, Even In War. Musician: Damien Ike Website / Social Media: Facebook / Twitter / Soundcloud Genre: Alternative […]

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Stumbled Upon #086 – Roses & Revolutions (Rochester, USA)

October 19, 2015

In our 86th instalment of “Stumbled Upon”, we meet Roses & Revolutions from Rochester, and chat about moving towards a more indie pop sound, their love of Fleetwood Mac and get a sneak peak at their latest track ‘Start Over’ off their EP, Torch. Band Name: Roses & Revolutions Website / Social Media: rosesandrevolutions.com Facebook […]

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Stumbled Upon #085 – GLADES (Sydney)

October 16, 2015

In our 85th instalment of “Stumbled Upon”, we meet GLADES from Sydney, and chat about preparing for their debut show and get a sneak peak at their latest track ‘Falling Away’. Band Name: GLADES Website / Social Media: Facebook / Soundcloud / Twitter Genre: Alternative Pop Members & their roles: Karina – Lead vocals Cam […]

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Stumbled Upon #084 – Ornaments (Newcastle)

October 13, 2015

In our 84th instalment of “Stumbled Upon”, we meet Ornaments from Newcastle, and chat about being friends since high school, their eclectic influences and get a sneak peak at their latest track, ‘Strangers’. Band Name: Ornaments Website / Social Media: Facebook / Soundcloud / Triple J Unearthed Genre: Indie, Rock Members & their roles: Huw […]

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Stumbled Upon #084 – Ornaments (Newcastle)

October 12, 2015

In our 84th instalment of “Stumbled Upon”, we meet Ornaments from Newcastle, and chat about being friends since high school, their eclectic influences and get a sneak peak at their latest track, ‘Strangers’. Band Name: Ornaments Website / Social Media: Facebook / Soundcloud / Triple J Unearthed Genre: Indie, Rock Members & their roles: Huw […]

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Stumbled Upon #083 – David Aurora (Gold Coast)

October 2, 2015

In our 83rd instalment of “Stumbled Upon”, we meet the Gold Coast’s David Aurora, and chat about his writing process, avoiding genre stereotypes and listen to his latest track ‘Crawl’. Musician/Band Name: David Aurora Website / Social Media: davidauroramusic.com Facebook Genre: Anything and everything. Members & their roles: David Aurora (guitar/piano/vocals) with a revolving door […]

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Stumbled Upon #083 – David Aurora (Gold Coast)

October 2, 2015

In our 83rd instalment of “Stumbled Upon”, we meet the Gold Coast’s David Aurora, and chat about his writing process, avoiding genre stereotypes and listen to his latest track ‘Crawl’. Musician/Band Name: David Aurora Website / Social Media: davidauroramusic.com Facebook Genre: Anything and everything. Members & their roles: David Aurora (guitar/piano/vocals) with a revolving door […]

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