Image: Mermaidens – supplied.
Another week, another ten bands showcasing amazing female talent from all around the world and spanning several genres.
Self-styled as ‘dark witch rock’, Wellington-based Mermaidens (NZ) make exactly that – bewitching and beguiling tunes backed by energising guitar lines and atmospheric vocals. Keep an eye out for their new album due in August.
Rollicking tunes from Flying Nun labelmates Street Chant (NZ), currently touring in the States.
Gutsy and inspired performance by London group The Big Moon off their debut album.
Six minutes of intense slow-burning magic from Melbourne-based On Diamond (Aus).
Brisbane band PYNES (Aus) make full-bodied and tight indie rock.
Sydney’s Hot Spoke have just released a new single consisting of dreamy vocals and dusky guitar lines. New EP out next week!
A groovy and enlightened cover by Canadian Faith Healer.
Aggressive and fun rock and roll with surf elements from Priests, based in Washington, D.C.
Toronto’s Twist are all about sun-soaked and dreamy jams.
Summer Flake (Aus) craft introspective songs with delicately haunting harmonies.
Need more info? Read the essay ‘Adventures in A&R – Girls To The Front’ here.
And the full feature at Catalogue Magazine here.