Artist info

Genre

Electronic, Pop


Sounds like

Chvrches, Japanese Wallpaper, The Midnight


band members

Jacob Leaney - vocals, keyboards


Influences

Japanese Wallpaper, Chvrches, Troye Sivan, Hayley Williams, The Midnight


Website

monstermansion.io

Bio

MONSTER MANSION is synth-pop artist and indie game developer Jacob Leaney. With clear influences from being a 90s kid and from artists like Japanese Wallpaper and Chvrches, his music is dark yet energetic. He also develops companion videogames for each releases.

MONSTER MANSION debuted with a single called 'Human Rights' in 2019 - an anthem inspired by the 2017 marriage equality vote in Australia. This release came with an interactive lyrics video.

Leaney's background as an engineer/songwriter includes working at the acclaimed SING SING STUDIOS and with producer Dean Tuza. Previous credits include Stella Donnelly, G-Flip, Jet, Tina Arena, Craig Connelly, Kate Ceberano, and The Avalanches.

Review

Review by Pip Rasmussen Pip Rasmussen

13 Jan 2021

Triple J
35

Heavy laden synths and glossy vocals from Monster Mansion. I've always said game soundtracks are where some of the most exciting music comes from / goes into, so it's cool to see someone saddle both worlds. Interested to see more from you!

Heavy laden synths and glossy vocals from Monster Mansion. I've always said game soundtracks are where some of the most exciting music comes from / goes into, so it's cool to see someone saddle both worlds. Interested to see more from you!