Artist info

Genre

Indie, Pop, Rock


Sounds like

The Cure, The Strokes, The Cult


band members

Jode Gannon


Influences

Gang of Youths, The Cure, DMA's, Sticky Fingers


Unearthed artists we like

GANG OF YOUTHS, STICKY FINGERS


Bio

Jode Gannon was born in Darlinghurst, New South Wales and was raised in Maroubra, New South Wales. At age 12, Jode moved to Woodford, Queensland and in 2013 after 10 years moved back to Maroubra, New South Wales, New South Wales.

Gannon attended well renowned music university JMC Academy studying a Bachelor of Music Performance.

He recorded and released his debut album, 3 Hours in 2016. It received many positive reviews with some journalists comparing his voice and playing style to artists such as Damien Rice and John Mayer.

Gannon has said that his biggest influences are Elliott Smith, Joshua Radin, Damien Rice and Ray Lamontagne.

On December 1 2016, Gannon signed to London-based label, "The Animal Farm".

He released his EP "Care Factor Zero" in February 2017.

On March 5 2017, Gannon's song "Little Honey" from "Care Factor Zero'"went to number 1 on the Triple J Unearthed charts.

On March 6 2017, his song "The Only One" was featured on the award-winning documentary series Sailing La Vagabonde in the episode "One Month of Sailing in New Zealand. Trip of a Lifetime! Ep. 76."

On August 13 2017, Jode played at Boardmasters Festival in Newquay, Cornwall along with artists such as Alt-j, The Flaming Lips, Two Door Cinema Club and Stormzy.

On August 21 2017, Gannon's music was again featured on the award-winning documentary series Sailing La Vagabonde in the episode La Vaga’s Home for Repairs. Shakedown Cruise COMPLETE (Sailing La Vagabonde) Ep. 102.

On September 10 2017, Gannon played live on the BBC Stage at the Little Orchard Cider & Music Festival in Cornwall, United Kingdom alongside artists such as Hothouse Flowers, Scouting for girls, The Neville Staple Band and many more.

Gannon is the grand nephew of Australian rock musician, Warren Williams.

He is a supporter of the Australian Rugby League Team, South Sydney Rabbitohs, having players Sam Burgess, Greg Inglis and John Sutton with the writing "Premiers 2014" tattooed on his left arm.

Jode is an avid supporter of Premier League team Tottenham Hotspur F.C.

His other tattoos consist of his last name across his back, a Fender Stratocaster on his right forearm, the lyrics "I'm still growing up" from the song of the same name by musician Macklemore on his left forearm, "Williams" across his chest and a half sleeve Celtic tattoo on his right arm.