Artist info

Genre

Electronic, Indie, Pop


Sounds like

London Grammar, BANKS, Lorde, CXLOE


band members

Aya Yves


Influences

Bon Iver, BANKS, The xx


Unearthed artists we like

CXLOE, Jaguar Jonze, Eilish Gilligan, LANKS, Hayden Calnin, GRAACE


Website

www.ayayves.com

Bio

Prolific Canberra-based singer/songwriter Aya Yves has just released her EP “What We Look Like With the Light On.” The EP follows Yves’ successful 2020 singles “(in)Sanity,” “Smart Girls,” “Dear E.” and “Brave,” and puts Aya Yves’ true artistry on full display. Her powerful vocal abilities and phenomenal songwriting talents combine to make her one of the most exciting Australian acts on the scene.

And with more reason to celebrate, Aya Yves has been announced as a nominee for the Vanda & Young Global Songwriting Competition Top 40.

Aya Yves is the brainchild of a Cooma born Canberra native Vendulka. Born from a love of pushing boundaries and breaking expectations, Aya contrasts light airy vocals with dark, brooding and quirky production. The Aya Yves project has been taken far from Vendulka’s folk music roots, however, still manages to keep the vulnerability and unifying connection that folk music is known for.

Standing out with her otherworldly vocal abilities and honest approach to songwriting, Aya Yves is quickly becoming one of the premier emerging faces in Australian pop.

Review

Review by Ash McGregor Ash McGregor

14 Mar 2021

Triple J
45

'less is more' and boy does AYA YVES prove this. i feel like this could go into the Euphoria soundtrack - so emotive, dark and crisp.

'less is more' and boy does AYA YVES prove this. i feel like this could go into the Euphoria soundtrack - so emotive, dark and crisp.

Review

Review by Claire Mooney Claire Mooney

04 Mar 2021

Triple J
40

Emotive, brooding and confident pop. Production wraps around with so much curiosity. Nicely done lady!

Emotive, brooding and confident pop. Production wraps around with so much curiosity. Nicely done lady!

Review

Review by Pip Rasmussen Pip Rasmussen

20 Feb 2021

Triple J
45

AYA's latest just cuts straight through the buffoonery and bullshit. This track is pared back but still packs a huge punch.

AYA's latest just cuts straight through the buffoonery and bullshit. This track is pared back but still packs a huge punch.