Artist info

Genre

Dance, Electronic, Pop


Sounds like

no one else


band members

Vinay Matta Oliver Tank


Influences

m83, the 1875, nicholas jaar, james blake


Website

polythoughtmusic.tumblr.com/

Bio

Polythought deliver forward thinking, and innovative electronic music experimenting with sound design, song structure and texture. Oliver Tank who has previously toured with James Blake, Lorde, Active Child and Lana Del Rey met Vinay Matta (Hansaa) in their home town of Sydney, Australia. Matta (who has also produced for rising US based artists such as GASHI and A.CHAL and Tank instantly connected based on their similar tastes in music, organic instrumentation and progressive soundscapes.
Inspired by artists such as Boards of Canada, The Postal Service and Nicholas Jaar, the pair’s varying talents match perfectly to create atmospheric, left of centre music with depth, introspection and emotion. Having spent six months writing their 10 track mixtape ‘Retrospect’ they are only scratching the surface of their true potential together.

Review

Review by Tommy Faith Tommy Faith

11 Sep 2019

Triple J
40

Most artists, content with just one thought. Polythought, offering up a smorgasboard of thoughts including this one, a song that makes use of the dual skillsets of Oliver and Vinay. Go in for a second listen and you'll catch sounds you totally missed the first time over.

Most artists, content with just one thought. Polythought, offering up a smorgasboard of thoughts including this one, a song that makes use of the dual skillsets of Oliver and Vinay. Go in for a second listen and you'll catch sounds you totally missed the first time over.

Review

Review by Declan Byrne Declan Byrne

10 Sep 2019

Triple J
40

it's an intriguing after dark blend that pushes and pulls me around and even has me levitating for just a quick sec. very cool debut!

it's an intriguing after dark blend that pushes and pulls me around and even has me levitating for just a quick sec. very cool debut!