Artist info

Genre

Indie, Pop, Rock


Sounds like

Angel Olsen, Sharon Van Etten, Julia Jacklin


band members

Lauren Tarver Andrew McEwan Madeline Laboeuf Tim Scott


Influences

Big Thief, Sharon Van Etten


Website

elteemusic.co

Bio

Californian-Melbournian artist El Tee – the moniker of Lauren Tarver – has been building a devoted following amongst Melbourne’s thriving music scene since 2018. El Tee has quickly positioned herself as much more than just an honest and vulnerable songwriter. She demands attention as she marries her dark-mood lyrics with a blanket of sonic warmth and intimacy – an unassuming pair that sits comfortably between the ebbs and flows of energy in her songs.

El Tee released a much anticipated single, ‘How I Like It’ in August 2019 and celebrated with her first headline show in a packed room at the Gasometer upstairs. Her recent track ‘Keep Walking’ garnered spins on triple J, triple J unearthed and topped the metro and regional Amrap charts. El Tee is now happy to announce the release of the title track of her forthcoming album, 'Everything Is Fine' set to be released September 18, 2020.

El Tee has been compared to the likes of Angel Olsen and Sharon Van Etten, and her songs have drawn dedicated community radio support (3RR, PBS, FBi, 4zz, 2ser). El Tee is a captivating live performer whose authentic lyricism finds new life on stage. Now backed by a four-piece band, El Tee has supported the likes of Ryan Downey, Clea, and Freya Josephine Hollick and has graced lineups alongside artists such as Julia Jacklin, Elizabeth and Jade Imagine.

Review

Review by Declan Byrne Declan Byrne

10 Aug 2020

Triple J
40

it's a tender one that gets you swaying along but maybe swaying in sadness and longing.

it's a tender one that gets you swaying along but maybe swaying in sadness and longing.

Review

Everything Is Fine

El Tee

Review by Declan Byrne Declan Byrne

15 May 2020

Triple J
40

celline saying captivating is spot on, it holds you for 5 mins and has such gravitas.

celline saying captivating is spot on, it holds you for 5 mins and has such gravitas.

Review

Everything Is Fine

El Tee

Review by Dave Ruby Howe Dave Ruby Howe

14 May 2020

Triple J
40

Pour a stiff drink or two and settle in for this bruised ride.

Pour a stiff drink or two and settle in for this bruised ride.