Artist info

Genre

Dance, Electronic, Pop


band members

Cal Young


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Alta


Bio

KOWL is Australian-Hobart based artist and producer, Cal Young.

KOWL’s music has been described as "Disco-Tinged House." Landing somewhere between Indie Dance and Disco, he habitually calls his sound “Beach House House." It's a style centred around rhythm that incorporates modular influences with tropical tendencies. While combining real instrumentation with analog synth and electronic production, KOWL frequently records an array of live guitar, saxophone, flute and more on his original mixes. These mixes, along with his original remixes, make up a portion of his DJ sets.

In June of 2017, KOWL released “Just Words,” a collaboration with Juno Award-winning artist Anjulie on Casablanca Sunset. The song received praise from music blogs like EARMILK, Acid Stag and Pop On And On. The song features seductive vocals, swelling synths and a rich tapestry of finger plucked guitar by social media phenomenon Alan Gogoll. It was also recently remixed by the French-producer, LIFELIKE.

As a producer, Cal has worked with a number of other Australian artists including Asta, Calypso, ROBOTIKUS, Hugo Bladel, Sam Hills and more. And in his early years, he was also one part of electronic-duo The Scientists Of Modern Music.

Review

Reviewed by Dave Ruby Howe Dave Ruby Howe

09 Oct 2013

Triple J
40

Real great stuff from Cal. I'm not surprised by how juicy that synth tone is as I know Cal's pedigree for producing great sounds.

Real great stuff from Cal. I'm not surprised by how juicy that synth tone is as I know Cal's pedigree for producing great sounds.

Review

Reviewed by Linda Marigliano Linda Marigliano

01 Nov 2013

Triple J
30

Is that a keytar that pops in the middle 8? I'm feeling this. A shimmery gem.

Is that a keytar that pops in the middle 8? I'm feeling this. A shimmery gem.