ARCHIE blends surf pop and synthesisers in a blatant attempt to get gren's approval. Shortly after forming in late 2018 while studying at the ANU School of Music, the four unusually happy scallywags found a kindred spirit in Archie, Xandy’s dog, who reflects all of the charisma, energy, and happiness ARCHIE the band can only dream of conveying with our music. Holy Holy, Ball Park Music, Parcels, The Jungle Giants, and Lime Cordiale are all bands that we love, just not as much as we love the 2007 Major Ocean Picture “Surf’s Up”. Since their launch at the start of July 2019, they’ve had a meteoric rise in the local scene. Beginning with shows alongside well-established hometown heroes, they soon doubled-down on their infectious live shows by supporting the likes of Surf Trash, Neko Pink, and The Gooch Palms, as well as headlining Dirrum Dirrum Festival and ANU’s Fringe Festival. Fresh from studio sessions around the country, they’ve got their sights firmly set on the summer of 2020 to cement their place as one of the most fun and exciting emerging bands in the country.