Artist info


Dance, Electronic, Hip Hop, Indie, Pop

Sounds like

troye sivan, silverchair, lorde, nirvana, 21 pilots, daft punk, miley cyrus, marilyn manson, n*sync, backstreet boys

band members

the pocket herc - songwriter, vocalist, beat maker, producer


lorde, billie eilish, M.I.A, Post Mallone, alanis morrissette, childish gambino, joan armatrading, rick james, azealia banks, nirvana, kanye west, lady gaga, tlc, Kesha, marilyn manson, n*sync, britney spears

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The Pocket Herc is a singer-songwriter, beat maker & music producer, based in Sydney, Australia. He is an un-signed, independent recording artist, whose debut mixtape '2020 Hindsight' is available to stream now on Spotify and Apple Music.

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LGBTQ+ and Mental Health advocate.

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A Strong Start in 2020

In the first 60 days of releasing music, The Pocket Herc has gained over 15,000 streams on Triple J Unearthed, with 'Mama Said' reaching #1 on the Unearthed charts in January 2020 and gaining Herc an interview with host Jarrod Brindley. In March, 'Mental Health Day' reached #1 on the Unearthed Charts, with 'One Hit Wonder' in the #2 spot! On Spotify, Herc has gained over 125,000 streams, and 30,000 monthly listeners around the globe. In February 2020 'Mama Said' was awarded #1st place ($2,000 cash prize) on ANZ talent site Loudar -

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Follow the pocket herc:
Spotify: the pocket herc
Soundcloud: @thepocketherc
Instagram: @thepocketherc
Twitter: @thepocketherc
YouTube: Official Channel

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The sound?
Herc’s eclectic sound could be described as digital native-focused, melancholy, poetic, moody, lethargic, unvarnished, grunge, anti-pop you can sometimes dance to.

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Musical inspiration includes:
Silverchair, Nirvana, Marilyn Manson, Alanis Morisette, Tracy Chapman, Joan Armatrading, Azealia Banks, Cardi B, Timbaland, Santigold, N.E.R.D, Billie Eilish, Lana Del Rey, Salt n Pepa, TLC, Daft Punk, Fatboy Slim, Lady Gaga, Kesha, Britney Spears.

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In his own words…
I would describe my mixtape ‘2020 Hindsight’ as a decade of pent up thoughts, ideas & feelings, which were released from my brain & into a microphone with a sense of urgency & clarity.