Artist info

Genre

Indie, Pop, Rock


Sounds like

Nice Biscuit, Babe Rainbow, Khruangbin, Bananagun


band members

Winter McQuinn - Guitar and Vocals Acacia Coates - Bass and Vocals Shelby De Fazio - Guitar Gene Argiro - Drums Evie Vlah - Percussion and Vocals


Influences

La Luz, The Electric Prunes, Parsnip


Bio

Sunfruits are a psych pop/60s pop band from Melbourne. Founded by Winter McQuinn
(Ruby Gill, IV League), their members include Acacia Coates (Slush, Pinch Points), Shelby De Fazio (Bad Bangs)) Evie Vlah (Jungle Cuffs) and Gene Argiro (Stella Bridie).

Sunfruits live shows revive the 60s psychedelic sounds and visuals with their very own garage-pop spin, blending their own wonky twist of modern disco beats and Tropicalia inspired freak outs. Their most recent EP "Certified Organic" will please the ears of fans of Khruangbin, Nice Biscuit, Babe Rainbow, Bananagun and other psychedelic purveyors. The collection of tracks are both playful and serious, luring you in with infectious rhythms and melodies, while sitting you down for a deeper conversation concerning environmental collapse, social uprising and the willingness to change.

Sunfruits have toured Australia extensively in the past two years selling out shows in Melbourne and Sydney and Ballarat on their most recent EP Tour. Sunfruits released Debut EP "Certified Organic" via Third Eye Stimuli Records in Australia and French label Six Tonnes De Chair Records in EU.

"Certified Organic" reached the Best Selling list on Bandcamp within a week of release and was described as "a more psychedelic, summery tangent of The Beatles" whilst also "managing to channel 60s/70s psychedelic nostalgia without sounding overdone or too familiar". Sunfruits we're also featured in Triple J Unearthed's Top 5 Artists of the week during this time. Alongside this, Sunfruits supported Underground Lovers, Crywank, Gabriella Cohen, Parsnip and have appeared at Bad Vibrations Festival, King Street Crawl and Brunswick Music Festival.

Review

Review by Declan Byrne Declan Byrne

23 Jan 2020

Triple J
40

someone spiked my bowl of sunfruits and tbh i'm not angry one bit.

someone spiked my bowl of sunfruits and tbh i'm not angry one bit.

Review

Review by Claire Mooney Claire Mooney

15 Jan 2020

Triple J
40

Full of easy-going, drifting psych fun that'll make you want to groove. Bittersweet though when you realise its underlining message about our current climate crisis. Oh and that beautiful french at the end... I'm not sure what you're saying? Is it something to do with the sun? ANYWAYS, I love this and I'm seriously looking forward to that EP drop.

Full of easy-going, drifting psych fun that'll make you want to groove. Bittersweet though when you realise its underlining message about our current climate crisis. Oh and that beautiful french at the end... I'm not sure what you're saying? Is it something to do with the sun? ANYWAYS, I love this and I'm seriously looking forward to that EP drop.

Review

Review by Dave Ruby Howe Dave Ruby Howe

30 Oct 2019

Triple J
40

So simple. So fun.

So simple. So fun.