Artist info

Genre

Electronic, Pop


Sounds like

Lamb, Sia, Moloko


band members

Eliza Hull- Vocals, John Steer- samples, synth, keys, vocoder. Leigh Fisher- Drums/ V- Drums. Josh Jones- Bass guitar


Influences

Portishead, Sneaker Pimps, Pendulam


Unearthed artists we like

Still Thinking, eytis, Zoophyte, LABJACD


Bio

DESCRIBE ELIZA- BIO Describe Eliza are a four piece electronic act from Melbourne, Australia. Known For their groove electronica infused with vocal soul, the band draws on a wide range of influences within the dynamic music culture in which they have formed. Exquisite song writing is matched with razor sharp performance. Fronted by Eliza Hull on vocals, the group is given a truly unique female edge. A vocalist who combines rhyme with soulful lyrics and melodies, Eliza delivers vocals that Are powerful, emotive and extraordinarily introspective. Describe Eliza began two years ago, when musician John Steer and vocalist Eliza Hull came together with a vision the vision of mixing electronic dance music with different live instruments and styles. Still today, Eliza and John are the key songwriters and Musicians from the band. But collectively, have pulled together a great line up of musicians to create the Describe Eliza sound. Describe Eliza mixes chill out grooves using electronic drums, synth and Bass. Live, Describe Eliza will send you on a journey of soulful chill out Rhythm and melody, then, send your body moving with their beats and groove creations. Though Describe Eliza are not just an ordinary electronic entourage, they are truly unique. They also combine guitars and strings to create a truly live and organic texture. To finish 2005 with a bang, Describe Eliza had their first TV appearance; they performed on John Foremans The Big Night In on Channel 10. The band has already had such a huge response because of the show, gaining a following all around Australia. Check out The Big Night In for the clip of Describe Elizas performance! Describe Eliza have just recorded their debut single “I bet you never/Roll” from there forthcoming debut album at Woodstock Studios, Melbourne Australia. They collaborated with Engineers Wil Burston and Andy Baldwyn, who have worked with a vast range of Australian and international acts including Unwritten Law, Killing Heidi, Morcheeba and Killing Heidi. Katie Noonan from Australian band "George" has described the band as "fabulous, the instrumental work, the harmony, arrangements, changing meters/tempos, the epic soundscapes and the intimacy also, is great" Describe Eliza are all about fun and the love for diverse styles of music. During the year Describe Eliza have been "living" in the rehearsal room creating an amazing live show that has been blowing people away. There live following has been rapidly growing with sellout residency shows at Melbourne’s Evelyn and Espy Hotels. Describe Eliza have also been creating a buzz internationally; UK magazine Notion has a full-page interview coming out worldwide and has just been added to Americans XM satellite radio, which reaches wide America. They have also just been added to the international dance compilation CD Tunetank. "Describe Eliza" have also supported other Electronic acts like UK dance act CRAZY PENIS and STEREO MCS, at the HIFI Bar in Melbourne. With Describe Eliza hitting Australian radio airwaves the band is truly one to watch! They are distinctive and exciting! Describe Eliza launch single I bet you never at the Hifi Bar Friday 2nd of June. 9pm. With supports from Zoophyte and Wonderground. This is going to be a blow away performance! They also support Deep Child on Sunday 2nd Of July at the Ding Dong Bar and start another residency at the Espy Hotel on Monday’s in July and August. “I love the sound and want to know about how it came to be, this is a completely new vibe and will make your body move in ways I did not realize were possible”- Hannah, Describe Eliza forum. “Femme fronted electro pop combo, powerful vocal range takes the reins as melody provides cushion and confusion”- Cumbersome Records “Singer Eliza Hull’s voice moves from tough to gutsy to ultra sweet so frequently”- Fusion Mag “A perfect collaboration of electronic dance with a soulful voice and rhythmic beats. Eliza Hull’s vocals bring the array of blues, dance and soul to a dynamic summit, where each change in the melody resonates through the entire ensemble” Fusion Magazine “Eliza Hull, when she sings, her heart is breaking in one hand and she is mending it with the other”- Beat Magazine “One feisty young lady with a powerful voice, catchy melodies and some sort of crazy mix of funky soulful electronica. Seriously you listen to it and you try and describe eliza”- Emily Burton Editor, Soulshine.com.au

Review

djskein

10 Jan 2009

50

I'll describe Eliza for you. She's brilliant! A very trip-hop/folk influenced song. I'd like to experience these guys live.

I'll describe Eliza for you. She's brilliant! A very trip-hop/folk influenced song. I'd like to experience these guys live.

Review

djskein

10 Jan 2009

40

I'm really digging you guys, you got the whole Portishead vibe going with Lamb-esque vocals from the lovely Eliza.

I'm really digging you guys, you got the whole Portishead vibe going with Lamb-esque vocals from the lovely Eliza.

Review

BrotherTim

23 Nov 2010

50

Love your work Sis. Songs to listen to any time of day (or night) Cool runnings!

Love your work Sis. Songs to listen to any time of day (or night) Cool runnings!