Artist info

Genre

Indie, Pop, Punk, Rock


Sounds like

The Breeders, Courtney Love, Kim Gordon, Garbage, The Pixies , PJ Harvey


band members

Julia Wylie - lyrics, bass, guitar, vox Caleb Jacobs - guitar, bass, back up vox Sarah Fenn (Le Pie) - drums


Influences

mental illness, Witchcraft , PJ Harvey, Kim Gordon, Peaches, Patti Smith , Hinds, Chastity Belt, Yo La Tengo, Grimes, the list could go on


Unearthed artists we like

Le Pie, pool shop, Major Leagues


Website

juliawhy.bandcamp.com/

Bio

JuliaWhy? make ethereal punk just the way it should be – unabashedly honest and true to their own vision.

Fronted by songwriter and bassist Julia Wylie, with Caleb Jacobs on guitar and Sarah Fenn (aka Le Pie) on drums, Sydney’s JuliaWhy? reminisce with the pop grunge moments of Hole and Sonic Youth.

JuliaWhy? has toured extensively throughout Australia and Canada, won triple j Unearthed and played alongside some of their favourites including Cosmic Psychos, Tropical Fuck Storm, Waxahatchee, Hinds, Hatchie and Major Leagues.

The enduring quality of JuliaWhy? is unpretentious, clever and honest songwriting that is both beautiful and brutal. Wylie manages to write songs worth crying over and dancing to, while maintaining a political, anti-patriarchal message throughout. Julia draws inspiration from the stars, space and time; the mind and it’s ability to lift us up and take us down; the world - it’s pain and beauty.

JuliaWhy? is gearing up to release their second album titled ‘Hysteria!’ in 2019.

“JuliaWhy? is the axe slinging femme fatale that we were all in dire need of” - Cameron Menegoni, 2SER radio

“What it comes down to is infectious and fantastic songs. They’re short knockouts that scrape away bullshit, and replace it with the kind of delirious, fuzzy pop that put Karen O and Sleater-Kinney on the map” - Ryan Saar, Fbi Radio/Soundly Sounds

CONTACT:

juliawhymusic@gmail.com

https://www.instagram.com/juliawhymusic

Unearthed in 2014

NIDA Video Clips

30 Mar 2014

Winner

Julia Why?

Julia Why?

Congratulations to our 7 NIDA winners!

Congrats to Loose Change, Coin Banks, Jasia, Halcyon Drive, Julia Why?, Zack Buchanan, and Rosie Catalano who've each won a video clip for their track.

More

Review

Review by Stephen Goodhew Stephen Goodhew

24 Apr 2019

Triple J
45

would pay money for this.

would pay money for this.

Review

Review by Claire Mooney Claire Mooney

16 Apr 2019

Triple J
40

Dream pop full of sparkle. Sparkles everywhere!

Dream pop full of sparkle. Sparkles everywhere!

Review

Review by Stacy Gougoulis Stacy Gougoulis

11 Apr 2019

Triple J
40

This is red hot like a flamin' star or a juiced up yo-ho diablo

This is red hot like a flamin' star or a juiced up yo-ho diablo