Artist info

Genre

Indie, Pop, Rock


Sounds like

Lorde, Vera Blue, Daughter, Sia, Florence and the machine, Ms Mr, Haim, Kate miller heidke


Unearthed artists we like

Austen, Amy Shark , Keelan Mak


Website

Bio

Soaring vocals, power production and immersive lyrics combine to create Athena Joy's own Dark pop sound.
With influences like Daughter, Vera Blue and Lorde, Athena draws on darkness and imagery to paint a scene with her music giving an insight of the world in her mind.
Receiving a Queensland Music Award nomination for her Debut EP's title track "Blue" in 2016 Athena has also received stellar reviews and premiers from online blogs such as Pilerats, The Music.com.au, Happy Mag and Plastic Mag in the UK, as well as playing events such as Bleach* festival, Valley Rack it, City Sounds and many more.

Review

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ATHENA JOY

Review by Declan Byrne Declan Byrne

23 Jul 2021

Triple J
35

athena is again serving up quality dark pop and this one has a big uplifting factor to it!

athena is again serving up quality dark pop and this one has a big uplifting factor to it!

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ATHENA JOY

Review by Abby Butler Abby Butler

14 Jul 2021

Triple J
40

fans of Aurora, Florence and/or Kate Miller Heidke would find something to sink into here. that lofty voice of yours is packed with feeling and the moment it releases in that final chorus is so satisfying and cathartic.

fans of Aurora, Florence and/or Kate Miller Heidke would find something to sink into here. that lofty voice of yours is packed with feeling and the moment it releases in that final chorus is so satisfying and cathartic.

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ATHENA JOY

Review by Declan Byrne Declan Byrne

06 Mar 2020

Triple J
35

there's plenty of great artist in this emotive, dark pop zone right now and athena has all the traits to win some fans.

there's plenty of great artist in this emotive, dark pop zone right now and athena has all the traits to win some fans.