Artist info

Genre

Indie, Pop


Sounds like

Mac Demarco, Jens Lekman, Will Oldham


band members

Harley Young - Vox / Guitar Scott Mercer - Lead Guitar Cool Eric - Bass Guitar Angela Hibbard - Ukulele/Vocals Phillipa Perrott - Violin/Vocals Ash Shanahan - Drums


Influences

Julie Doiron, Go Betweens, Triffids, Allo' Darlin' Kurt Vile,


Website

harleyyoungmusic.com

Bio

This February/March, Harley Young his trusty backing band The Haymakers hit the road to launch their long anticipated concept album; Flinders Parade.

Flinders Parade is a 12 track dedication to the beautiful, weird and outsider suburb of Sandgate, Brisbane.

In 2014, Harley & The Haymakers hit the studio to record the album with producer Sean Cook (Big Scary, Jeremy Neale) with final touches and tracks recorded, mixed and produced by Cameron Smith (DZ Deathrays, Millions).

Complete with beachy guitar licks, street references and field recordings Flinders Parade promises to be one of the most interesting niche Australian releases for 2015. See below album launch tour dates:

Thursday 12 February
w/Go Go Fish, Rabble Rouser, Actor Buddhists
Toff in Town, Melbourne, VIC

Friday 20 February
w/Dr Spaceman, March of The Real Fly, Go Go Fish
MUM World Bar, Sydney NSW

Saturday 21 February
w/Go Go Fish
The Great Northern, Newcastle NSW

Friday 27 February
w/Go Go Fish
Currumbin Creek Tavern, Currumbin QLD

Saturday 28 March
w/Go Go Fish
Beetle Bar, Brisbane QLD

Review

Review by Max Quinn Max Quinn

06 Feb 2015

Triple J
45

I'm just a huge fan of you.

I'm just a huge fan of you.

Review

Review by Dave Ruby Howe Dave Ruby Howe

06 Nov 2014

Triple J
40

This is a sweet tune from Harley who is quickly lining up a string of buoyant, affable indie pop hits.

This is a sweet tune from Harley who is quickly lining up a string of buoyant, affable indie pop hits.

Review

Review by Max Quinn Max Quinn

16 Oct 2014

Triple J
40

Nominating this for unofficial town song of Margate. I love how the guitars sound and more than that I love your feathery melodies. Take a boombox to Suttons Beach and blast it.

Nominating this for unofficial town song of Margate. I love how the guitars sound and more than that I love your feathery melodies. Take a boombox to Suttons Beach and blast it.