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Having only just plunged into the music scene, Brisbane musician Wafia has induced nationwide waves of enthusiasm and excitement with her minimal and experimental folk style. Before her first release in December 2012 (WAFIA – ep) she has been gathering appreciation and accolades aplenty. Her sound is a refreshing mix of old and new, taking the best elements of traditional folk music; the acoustic guitar; the wistful lyrics; the brooding voice. But Wafia has more to offer. It is clear that Wafia genuinely gives a part of herself through her music and that is something that should not be ignored, but rather admired and supported if you enjoy hauntingly beautiful lyrics that will leave you in a state of burning heart-felt disdain for life.
With her newly formed and unconventional band, Wafia is playing her first Melbourne show in the intimate setting of 1000 £ Bend on the 17th of March followed by a Brisbane show on the 21st of March at The Hideaway.
17th of March –4pm - 1000 Pound Bend, 361 Lt Lonsdale Street, Melbourne, Vic
- Supported by Josh Gioca Mioșcu and Japanese Wallpaper
- All Ages
21st of March – 8pm - The Hideaway, 188 Brunswick St, Fortitude Valley Qld
- Supported by Fossils (Rohan Kindt)
23rd of March – As part of EMERGE Autumn Series hosted by Youth Music Industries, along side Tourism, Chinatown Carpark, and The DreamSmiths
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This is a lovely tune full of promise for what Wafia's capable of. There's a gentleness to the instrumentation but an urgency and heft with the emoti...
Dave Ruby Howe
, triple j
I can't stop listening!
Smooth vocals and a nice sound. Thoroughly enjoyed this track.
This song is so addictive. I've had it on loop for a day now, can't wait to hear more! :) x
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