Artist info

Genre

Indie, Rock


band members

Monica Chris Rei


Influences

Interpol, Yuck, Pity Sex, Courtney Barnett


Website

sweatercurse.co/

Bio

sweater curse have become a local and national fixture in the contemporary Australian music scene over the last few years, especially since the 2019 release of their debut “See You” EP. “See You” received local and international praise, and was featured in Paste Magazine’s top 20 releases of the year.

Following a few years of touring all over Australia, featuring on festivals such as Laneway, Falls, Farmer & The Owl and playing with bands such as The Jungle Giants, Grinspoon, Violent Soho, Middle Kids, Ball Park Music, WAAX, Bugs and Polish Club, sweater curse are getting ready to release a sophomore EP, with their next single, ‘Close’ out on the 29th of May.

“Close” details regret and angst surrounding a breach in a close friendship, and repeats the desire to remain close to people even through hard times. In the current global epidemic, this is a communally felt sentiment.

Starting off as a trio of friends writing for fun and growing a natural audience, the band have been honing their craft and writing new music between shows and touring. ‘Close’ was written in the week before their debut EP was released, with Alex Lahey, and recorded with Sam Cromack. sweater curse are looking forward to releasing more music in 2020, and are ready to move forward and build on their already solid Australian audience.

Unearthed in 2019

Laneway Festival

30 Dec 2018

Winner

Sweater Curse

Sweater Curse

Review

Review by Abby Butler Abby Butler

25 Sep 2020

Triple J
45

the raw emotion of your songwriting is never smothered by the driving guitars and big drums. instead, it all builds together to form the intense, intimate feeling that makes Sweater Curse so special.

the raw emotion of your songwriting is never smothered by the driving guitars and big drums. instead, it all builds together to form the intense, intimate feeling that makes Sweater Curse so special.

Review

Review by Declan Byrne Declan Byrne

25 Sep 2020

Triple J
45

some big questions sweater curse are raising in this one. one question that doesn't need any pondering is if sweater curse are the real deal. the answer is a resolute yes and i'm loving the dual vocals here again, giving the whole message extra meaning.

some big questions sweater curse are raising in this one. one question that doesn't need any pondering is if sweater curse are the real deal. the answer is a resolute yes and i'm loving the dual vocals here again, giving the whole message extra meaning.

Review

Review by Dave Ruby Howe Dave Ruby Howe

25 Sep 2020

Triple J
45

A band that never misses the opportunity for a twist - whether it's drums in the tumble dryer in the chorus or a memorable turn of phrase to catch your ear. Sweater Curse is a trio of Shyamalans.

A band that never misses the opportunity for a twist - whether it's drums in the tumble dryer in the chorus or a memorable turn of phrase to catch your ear. Sweater Curse is a trio of Shyamalans.