Artist info

Genre

Electronic, Indie, Pop


Sounds like

The Eurythmics, Bat For Lashes, Haim


band members

Jess Chalker (vocals, synths, guitar) & Nath Cunial (bass, guitar, drum machines)


Influences

INXS, Eurogliders, The Divinyls, Midnight Oil


Website

www.wearethebrave.com

Bio

Self-managed/produced Sydney synth-poppers We Are The Brave have been garnering worldwide blog attention following the release of their single/video, Sparrow, and debut EP, Noctua in late 2013.

Comprised of singer-songwriter/producer Jess Chalker and emerging producer/songwriter Ox Why, We Are The Brave's '80s/'90s-esque sound re-imagines influences from modern and classic songwriting, and has drawn comparisons to artists such as The Eurythmics, Tears for Fears, Haim and Bat For Lashes.

Following recent premieres on Out.com, Thump/Vice and Earmilk for re-workings of Sparrow by internationally established DJs, We Are The Brave is set to release their follow-up single, Your Ghost on 1 July (with a video, shot by James Chappell, forthcoming). A second EP is due later in the year.

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Review

Review by Zan Rowe Zan Rowe

30 Jun 2014

Triple J
35

This is really exceptionally produced; warm and full sounding. The inspirations of Bat for Lashes and Kate Bush really show themselves here, in a way that's a little too derivative for me. But it sounds beautiful and once you hone in on your own distinct sound it'll be even better.

This is really exceptionally produced; warm and full sounding. The inspirations of Bat for Lashes and Kate Bush really show themselves here, in a way that's a little too derivative for me. But it sounds beautiful and once you hone in on your own distinct sound it'll be even better.

Review

Reviewed by Dave Ruby Howe Dave Ruby Howe

05 Apr 2013

Triple J
30

I like that this stays authentic to the purest definition of synth pop. It's not bright and bouncy like you hear with some modern interpretations but rather it's slow, soft and romantic.

I like that this stays authentic to the purest definition of synth pop. It's not bright and bouncy like you hear with some modern interpretations but rather it's slow, soft and romantic.