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Posted 17 Feb 2014 @ 10:03am
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Owl Eyes had announced a farewell party next week before kicking off her tour dates in America in March.

 

Brooke Addamo had a killer year in 2013. She released her debut album Nightswim, to much acclaim and a sold-out Corner Hotel show, performed at Falls Festival, and even had her turn on the front cover of Fashion Journal.
 
This year the dream-synth artist will be...

Posted 9 Jan 2014 @ 3:54pm
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15 Melbourne acts have been confirmed to showcase at South by Southwest Music in Austin, Texas in March.

 

These are out of 41 acts from around the country. The festival’s Australian representative Phil Tripp told Beat that he expects the numbers to climb up to a record breaking 50.
 
"This group of artists for 2014 as well as the ones yet to be contracted represent...

Posted 11 Dec 2013 @ 3:24pm
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The Great Australian Beer Festival will return for its 2nd year this Feburary and has announced the live acts that will provide a perfectly brewed soundtrack for the day.

 

The festival will play host to Owl Eyes, Tigertown, Kylie Auldist, Murdena, The Evening Cast, The Kite Machine, Spyndrift and Grim Fawkner. As Australia's biggest alfresco craft beer garden, festival goers...

Posted 21 Oct 2013 @ 9:50am
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Tonight’s performance was the first of three shows at the Northcote Social Club for local songstress Brooke Addamo aka Owl Eyes. This would be another chance for the singer-songwriter to showcase songs in front of her hometown from her debut albumNightswim which was released earlier in the year.
 
The biggest unknown before the show was how well would her electro indie-pop tunes be...

Posted 10 Oct 2013 @ 11:53am
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Brooke Addamo comes across like an endangered species. The woman known as Owl Eyes is softly spoken, like she's found her feet but isn't ready to step on anyone's toes. Split-seconds of hesitation meander down the phone line as Brooke launches into a dialogue that doesn't quite relate to the question being posed, instead answering one I wish I'd thought to ask. She tells me that her favourite...

Posted 12 Aug 2013 @ 2:36pm
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Owl Eyes has announced an east coast tour in support of her latest single Hurricane.

 

Hurricane is the forth single from Owl Eyes' debut album Nightswimming, which was released earlier this year.

 

Emerging electronic acts Willow Beats and The Kite String Tangle will take on support duties.

Posted 19 Jun 2013 @ 2:47pm
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Released to commemorate the 15th anniversary of Jeff Buckley’s death, Nightswim is an excellent and icy retro-synth ballad, calling to mind College’s Drive-synonymous A Real Hero. It’s a calming ode to living in the moment, evoking nostalgia-tinged beauty in the process. Oh and I totally made up that Jeff Buckley thing as a terrible, poor taste joke and I’m sorry.

Posted 4 Jun 2013 @ 2:57pm
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Brooke Addamo, aka Owl Eyes, has taken an interesting path in the music industry. After an early exit on Australian Idol, she has seemingly successfully rebranded herself and appeals to both indie kids and mainstream festival heads. She unsurprisingly sold out the Corner Hotel on Saturday night, and managed to deliver an engaging performance.

 

Owl Eyes’ show was more about feel...

Posted 10 Apr 2013 @ 5:15pm
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The young lady behind the luscious indie-pop stylings of Owl Eyes is about to release her first full length record, and it’s a pretty incredible offering. Brooke Addamo has used synths fat and thin, percussion that sounds like it’s been squeezed through a bunch of rubber tubes or is being bashed by a gorilla-man, and all manner of little electronic details to provide the backdrop for her sweet...

Posted 10 Apr 2013 @ 2:22pm
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Owl Eyes dives into the sticky end of Pretty In Pink fantasy with the glassy synth pop tune. Lifted from her forthcoming album, Nightswim, it is a hyper lush, hyper girly, romantic and yearning piece so thick with '80s nostalgia it is basically indistinguishable from the original sound. But good, you know. Deeply evocative.

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