Artist info

Genre

Indie, Pop


Tags

Arcade Fire Phoenix Pop los campesinos! Indie Pop Broken Social Scene Indie the Bravery catchy pop best pop bakehouse bake house Broken Social Scene Arcade Fire dears Modest Mouse bakehouse Indie Pop twee wilco lovely BEST EVER Melbourne richmond Architecture In Helsinki incredible Bright Eyes chad vangaalen Chris Walla The Cure darren hanlon The Decemberists Decemberists doves Ed Harcourt Editors Eels Expatriate The Go! Team the go team the good china the grates Guster headlights hellogoodbye i'm from barcelona im from barcelona Interpol Jack Peñate Kate Nash The Killers killers Kings of Leon The kooks the national National Neutral Milk Hotel Oh Mercy the panics panics pavement pony up Starky Silversun Pickups Smiths The Smiths Snow Patrol sparkadia Spoon stars styrofoam tegan and sara Tokyo Police Club tv on the radio vampire weekend Van She weezer Whitley wilco wintersleep yes means no Youth Group Joy Indie Death Cab Independant richmond Ben Gibbard Broken Social Scene Modest Mouse Arcade Fire THE ARCADE FIRE 9 piece Large catchy Best Belle & Sebastian Belle and Sebastian Biffy Clyro billy bragg bishop allen Black Kids Buckley Ward coconut records Coldplay field music The Flaming Lips frames los campesinos! Magic Numbers The Magic Numbers Mates of State MGMT The Mountain Goats Mountain Goats Mystery jets Nada Surf Little Red Sufjan Stevens The Dears Postal Service The Postal Service DNtel bss Melbourne happy breaking air traffic The Album Leaf Andrew Bird Aqualung Architecture In Helsinki aih au revoir simone Band of Horses Born Ruffians The Cribs the dykeenies the enemy Faker Final Fantasy flaming lips The Frames Go Team go! team good china good shoes grates Jens Lekman kubichek! los campesinos Phoenix Pinback Razorlight Red Riders The Wombats rock kills kid The Shins shins Shout Out Louds softlightes Teenage Fanclub Yo La Tengo Architecture In Helsinki Bombay Bicycle Club


Sounds like

los campesinos!, Bombay Bicycle Club, Broken Social Scene


band members

Adam Horne, Cara Lanyon, James Grech, Mietta Sanciolo, Nick McMillan, Quyen Le, Ryan Mason and Josh Hook play rock paper scissors for: Guitars, Glockenspiel, Keys, Synth, Percussion, Recorder, Bass, Banjo, Melodiker, Violin, Ukulele, Drums and Vocals!


Influences

Arcade Fire, Phoenix, Architecture In Helsinki


Bio

The Good China are eight friends who make music together. Of course, there's more to it than that. They've played some of Melbourne's finest and filthiest venues, overheard themselves on a national TV ad campaign for a German car giant, plus Triple J, Triple R and SYN FM's airwaves, and spent one memorable Valentine's Day serenading strangers from atop the Main Stage at St Kilda Festival. They've shivered together in a Northcote recording studio and emerged with a debut EP - 'Old Maps/New Roads' - born from a mutual admiration of Architecture in Helsinki, Los Campesinos! and Broken Social Scene, the guidance of producer Steven Schram, and an unhealthy obsession with mid-90s video gaming. They've gone back for a second helping of studio with their self-produced EP "We Knew That We Had To Leave", dropped late 2012. They've embraced Sydney's monorail, swam in Canberra mall's public fountains, frightened international students in youth hostels in Adelaide, tumbled off stages with red wines in hand in Geelong and found out exactly where Numurkah is. (It's near Shepparton.) And their charming indie pop has made some people clap their hands, and some people sing along, and some people dance and jump and scream at the top of their lungs. But when it really comes down to it - they're eight friends who make music together.