Ten Inspirations: Solkyri


Solkyri have been flying just under the radar for a while now, but with their third album Sad Boys Club they are steadily gaining traction. We spoke to Andrew about ten bands ten bands that inspire him.
The following list comprises my favourite Australian bands. I feel extremely privileged to be a part of the scene we have here in this country and I am proud to call all of them my friends. Without any further mention…”

1. Laura

The first instrumental band I got into from this country. This track is beautifully dark and somewhat optimistic. Side note – the Solkyri youtube account held the top comment on this video page. See if you can find it.

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Ten Inspirations: sleepmakeswaves

Those boys from sleepmakeswaves have been busy; they released their acclaimed album Love of Cartography a year ago and have steadily been on the road since April, playing a SHITLOAD of shows all over Europe and Asia, finally winding down in Australia.

Next Saturday sees the band play their biggest Sydney headline show to date; the Metro Theatre with postrock legends This Will Destroy You and local noisemakers Gay Paris.

We caught up with Tim Adderley who says: “I’ve realised in recent years that probably most of my musical inspiration comes from the bands that sleepmakeswaves has been lucky enough to tour with. Whether it’s their music, their live show, the wonderful people they are on and off the stage or a combination of all those things, they inspire me in one way or another during and long after the tour is over. There are many more than I’m able to list here, but here’s 10 of them in no particular order.”
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