Artist info

Genre

Indie, Rock


Sounds like

Ball Park Music, Middle Kids, Holy Holy


band members

Ryan Smart, Ethan Paddison, Paige Cardew, Mikaela Swan, Jakob Lydford


Influences

Ball Park Music, Holy Holy, Foals, Matt Corby, #1 Dads


Unearthed artists we like

Sycco, Dorah Jacson, Staples, Eloelo, SOAP, Braai, First Beige , Big Dinner


Website

www.bigblueeyes.com.au

Bio

Big Blue Eyes is the solo recording project behind 19-year-old Ryan Smart, a Sunshine Coast multi-instrumentalist and DIY producer. A die-hard music fan from an early age, Ryan blends his heavy influence of Australian indie-rock staples with his knack for groove and hooks, to bring his own fresh and invigorating sound to the table. Nifty bass lines, driving guitars, and uniquely chill yet driven vocal style all comes together in his DIY recordings, that are entirely self-engineered and produced.

2021 sees Big Blue Eyes playing an abundance of live shows in support of new releases leading up to a debut album. Within 6 months of their first show, they’ve racked up local supports with the likes of Concrete Surfers, Kurilpa Reach and Big Dinner, as well as their very own sold out Brisbane headline show. With Ethan Paddison on lead guitar, Jakob Lydford on keys, and girl power duo of Mikaela Swan and Paige Cardew on drums and bass respectively, the live show promises an energetic, emotive, and dance worthy set of indie-rock goodness.

Big Blue Eyes debut album 'Not Everything Is As It Seems' will be release July 9th via Good Filthy Records.

Review

Review by Declan Byrne Declan Byrne

07 May 2021

Triple J
35

it's got that woozy, cosy, daydream sorta feel like the sun warming your face on a winter day.

it's got that woozy, cosy, daydream sorta feel like the sun warming your face on a winter day.

Review

Review by Declan Byrne Declan Byrne

24 Feb 2021

Triple J
40

this is the best yet from big blue eyes who has loaded up on this one that sounds best in those big hooky moments.

this is the best yet from big blue eyes who has loaded up on this one that sounds best in those big hooky moments.