Woodes

Track of the Day: Woodes “How Long I’d Wait” (2019)

August 8, 2019

Enigmatic Melbourne artist Woodes has returned with her new single, “How Long I’d Wait”. Replete with a live string quartet, this has all the hallmarks of a classic Woodes tune, there’s soaring guitars and those distinctive anthemic vocals. Talking about the single’s gestation and creation, Woodes said: “My friend Scott (who I wrote Dots with) […]

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Splendour Interview: Woodes (Australia) talks Nils Frahm, Sigur Ros and evolving the vision of her live show for “Change My Mind”

August 2, 2018

In our final interview from Splendour in the Grass 2018, we sit down with acclaimed Townsville artist Woodes, who is just about to hit the road on a tour in support of her latest single “Change My Mind”. We talk about the track, her experiences touring with City Calm Down and how her live show […]

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Splendour Interview: Woodes (Australia) talks evolving her live show for “Change My Mind” & her favourite music

August 2, 2018

In our final interview from Splendour in the Grass 2018, we sit down with acclaimed Townsville artist Woodes, who is just about to hit the road on a tour in support of her latest single “Change My Mind”. We talk about the track, her experiences touring with City Calm Down and how her live show […]

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Festival Photos: Splendour in the Grass (Day One) – North Byron Parklands (20.07.18)

July 23, 2018

The first day and night of Splendour in the Grass set the bar impressively high, with the likes of Miguel, Khalid, Angus and Julia Stone, Henry Rollins and more all performing standout sets in the North Byron Parklands on Friday. Photos by John Goodridge. [print_gllr id=60454] ———- This content has recently been ported from its original home on The […]

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The 20 Best Australian Albums of 2018 (So Far…)!

July 3, 2018

As we enter July, a stacked second half of 2018 awaits us when it comes to new music and if the first half was anything to go by, music fans are in for a good one. We’ve been poring over some of our favourite homegrown releases of the year so far, from Middle Kids‘ long awaited […]

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Live Review: City Calm Down display prowess as one of the country’s best live bands at Sydney’s Metro Theatre

June 25, 2018

I’m going to let you in on a little secret here: I was quite late jumping on the City Calm Down train. I’ll happily admit that. My first real exposure to the band was at Splendour In The Grass a few years back, when they covered David Bowie’s “Let’s Dance”. At the time, I was […]

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New Music to Listen to This Week: 30th October 2017

October 30, 2017

We’re back! Diving into what’s been a heavy few weeks of new music, we present tunes from all over the country and beyond. Whether the new Sleigh Bells banger is your fare, or Sydney’s HANDSOME has brought you in with her captivating new music, there’s something for you this week, below. ———- This content has recently been […]

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Single of the Day: Woodes “Dots” (2017)

October 20, 2017

Woodes has surged forward through 2017, continuing to capitalise on the popularity garnered last year with stellar shows and musical releases that have further established her as one of Melbourne’s finest emerging names. Now, with new single “Dots”, Woodes launches the next anthemic chapter of her sonic outlook and has also produced some new tour […]

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A.B Original triumph, Tina Arena surprises and Sigur Rós transcend for Splendour in the Grass Day Three

July 24, 2017

Saving the best for last – even after that Powderfinger reunion – Splendour 2017 closed out with what very well may be its single best day in years. The quality on offer from start to finish was undeniable, upheld by both locals and internationals who were clearly set on not letting Bernard Fanning own the […]

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Aussies at SXSW 2017: Woodes (Melbourne)

March 7, 2017

Elle Graham, aka Woodes, is headed to Austin for her first SXSW, despite being well-seasoned traveller to the US, this month. Already an exciting name on the Australian scene, Woodes’ music is bound to go down a treat with the Americans as part of the strong alternative and electronic contingent of Australians set to be on […]

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Sounds Australia reveals four massive showcases in Austin for SXSW 2017

March 3, 2017

The Sounds Australia crew have come out guns blazing for their annual line up of showcase events for SXSW this year. Always renowned for their curation of stellar emerging and established Australian talent at events the world over, this SXSW foray is not to be missed if you’re soon to be Austin-bound. The massive four showcases include […]

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Single of the Day: Golden Vessel ft. Woodes “Vines” (2016)

November 4, 2016

Max Byrne aka Golden Vessel has struck upon something really gorgeous with new single “Vines”. Linking up with Woodes, who is fast becoming one of our favourite new Melbourne vocalists,  the Brisbane producer has come through with a track full of immaculate detail and glowing sounds. Taken from Golden Vessel’s debut EP Before Sleep, “Vines” is a stunning cut […]

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NGAIIRE to tour Blastoma for a final time this November & December

October 12, 2016

NGAIIRE will be flamin’ on with Blastoma one last time for 2016 before she returns to the studio to work on what’ll easily be one hell of a follow up album, embarking on a three-city tour this November and December. It’s been a stellar year for the Sydney vocalist, with the album breaking NGAIIRE out onto festival and headline […]

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Music Video of the Day: Woodes “The Thaw” (2016)

September 1, 2016

Taking to Lake Mountain with Josh Harris, Woodes has crafted something gorgeous and striking in her new music video for “The Thaw”. While we’re officially welcoming Spring, this one throws back to a more wintry landscape, showcasing some awesome landscapes. Working with choreographer Courtney Hale, Woodes’ vision for the clip was further explored. “For me personally, I got […]

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Travel Diary: We explore Toronto with Melbourne artist Woodes

July 29, 2016

This year’s Canadian Music Week gave Melbourne artist Woodes (aka Elle Graham) the opportunity to not only introduce herself to some newcomers to her music, but to also embark on her first ever run of shows overseas. A talented songwriter and producer, Woodes’ time in Toronto brought her a solid response, not to mention the benefits of being […]

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Sydney label TEEF release Imperium In Imperio II, fundraising for OXFAM’s Syrian refugee appeal

July 1, 2016

Independent record label TEEF are gearing up for the release of a special album curated and collaborated on by some of Australia’s best and innovative new talent. Entitled Imperium In Imperio II (or, ‘Empire Within an Empire’), the title is in reference to this group of artists surging forward and creating something huge of their own within […]

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Dustin Tebbutt announces album tour for new album, First Light

June 17, 2016

Dustin Tebbutt has unveiled details surrounding his much-anticipated album today, as well as a bunch of tour dates for August and September that are most definitely not to be missed! The record, First Light, will be released on August 5th and is a snapshot of an artist truly coming into his own as a musician and lyricist. The album’s […]

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Tour Diary: Woodes (Melbourne) lets us in on her first shows overseas as part of Canadian Music Week

June 14, 2016

This year’s Canadian Music Week gave Melbourne artist Woodes (aka Elle Graham) the opportunity to not only introduce herself to some newcomers to her music, but to also embark on her first ever run of shows overseas. A talented songwriter and producer, Woodes’ time in Toronto brought her a solid response, not to mention the benefits of being […]

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Aussies at CMW: Spotlight on 2016 Showcase Artist, Woodes!

April 28, 2016

Canadian Music Week is days off from taking over Toronto for another year, with musicians from all over the world heading to the land of the Maple Leaf for a hectic music festival and conference series that will see new networks formed, new musical discoveries made and good times had all round. We’re getting to […]

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