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Elephant Eyes

Posted 5 Jun 2012 @ 2:53pm

North Melbourne Institute of TAFE has a great reputation for producing confident, business-savvy performers and arrangers, yet the fact that the members of Elephant Eyes all met and created their band while in its warm embrace still seems serendipitous. Even meeting truly like-minded friends at high school is hard enough, when you’re still very malleable and don’t think pretending to like this...

Posted 16 May 2012 @ 1:05pm

The latest single from Melbourne’s Elephant Eyes is a blissfully warm folk pop number filled with spooling piano notes and a teasing vocal performance from singer Kate McMahon. Tripping lightly up and down the scale, turning unexpectedly smoky and billowing out to a wail in the final chorus, her voice is full of confidence and character.

Posted 6 Mar 2012 @ 12:44pm


It was a drizzly Saturday afternoon in Melbourne, perfect for an afternoon of melancholic yet inspired music from some of the cities promising young stars. It was the launch party of Ali E’s debut solo album Landless, and she'd brought along some like-minded musicians to help her celebrate the occasion.


First up were Elephant Eyes, a four-piece fronted by Kate McMahon...

Posted 13 Dec 2011 @ 3:11pm

One of the most iconic Melbourne institutions has revealed a stellar array of musical talent for its 2012 incarnation.


More than 100 acts will be gracing the stage at next year's Moomba Festival, with folk-rock heroes Josh Pyke and The Panics each headlining respective days at the festival.


Some of the many other acts to grace the Moomba stage include living...

Posted 23 Nov 2011 @ 10:50am

A warm and subtle mood piece from the emerging Melbourne band, Elephant Eyes. The twin male/female lead vocals are beautifully paced, slow and purposeful, dancing through the hum and quiver of carefully placed notes. This jazz club meets indie folk sound is lean but lovely.

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