Artist info

Genre

Indie, Pop, Roots


Sounds like

The Beach Boys, Mumford and Sons, Ed Sheeran, Vance Joy


band members

Liam Bell (Guitar) / Michael D'Emilio (Keys) / Dylan Knur (Violin)


Influences

The Beach Boys, Punch Brothers, The Beatles, Coldplay


Website

parkville.bandcamp.com/

Bio

Parkville are a folk-pop trio from Victoria’s Dandenong Ranges. Cutting their teeth busking on the streets of Melbourne, Liam, Michael and Dylan soon developed a winning formula: a driving Mumford & Sons-style backbone featuring rich three-part vocal harmonies and soaring violin riffs, taking influence from The Beach Boys and Punch Brothers.

Settling on their name in late 2017, the band didn’t take long to arrive at their first release as Parkville, The Peculiar Aftermath EP, from which singles Shining and Brando held #2 and #4 in the Triple J Unearthed charts, as well as receiving Australia-wide radio play. 2018 brought Parkville the opportunity to support international touring acts and a hugely successful headline show at the Toff in Town, which critics praised as “nothing short of spectacular” (The Real Songwriters of Melbourne).

Parkville are kicking 2019 off with the release of their new single Rooks, the perfect protest song - heart on its sleeve, knife behind its back. Rooks is available now on Bandcamp, Spotify and most other platforms, and you can find out more about what Parkville are up to on Facebook, Instagram and Twitter

Review

Review by Elsa Silberstein Elsa Silberstein

15 Feb 2019

Triple J
35

Something fresh in the armchair of familiarity in this track. Lovely innocent vocals with some old school ingredients.

Something fresh in the armchair of familiarity in this track. Lovely innocent vocals with some old school ingredients.

Review

Review by Claire Mooney Claire Mooney

11 Feb 2019

Triple J
35

Kicks off with a lot of vibrance and energy. It's playful and I love the strings, that stripped back guitar, the harmonies, the drama in that violin and the way you work in that piano. It all comes together at the end and you make it work. There's a lot going on and you can definitely hear how talented you all are. Nice one.

Kicks off with a lot of vibrance and energy. It's playful and I love the strings, that stripped back guitar, the harmonies, the drama in that violin and the way you work in that piano. It all comes together at the end and you make it work. There's a lot going on and you can definitely hear how talented you all are. Nice one.

Review

Review by Elsa Silberstein Elsa Silberstein

22 Aug 2018

Triple J
40

Oh the world needs a bit of upliftedness these days don't it? This track is very charming.

Oh the world needs a bit of upliftedness these days don't it? This track is very charming.