Perth, Western Australia, is a long, long way from anywhere else in the world, even from other major Australian cosmopolitan centres. This makes it a great place for music, and the WA capital’s music tradition is very fruitful, with a lot of fantastic sounds coming out of it. One such great band is The Stanleys, who released their debut eponymous album in Autumn 2017.
MeYA is an electric pop duo comprising Mena Lovin and Yasmin Staub, originally from Melbourne, and Perth, Australia, who met on a film set in LA. The pair started MeYA in the summer of 2015, and their latest single, ‘Just A Body’, is the third release from their debut EP, ‘Body Parts’. It was one of 700 songs entered for consideration as Australia’s entry in this year’s Eurovision Song Contest.
Olive, from Perth, Western Australia, released her debut single, ‘Changing The World’ on Earth Day, 22 April, last year, to coincide with global consciousness about environmental sustainability. Now she’s back with ‘Senseless’, accompanied by a haunting music video showcasing the glorious beauty of the Australian bush.
Foreign Architects, from Perth, Western Australia, formed in 2013 and have had an incredible few years, including supporting ARIA Award winners Eskimo Joe and performing in front of an audience of 30,000 plus in Singapore. Following the success of their song, ‘Clover’, they return with their latest single, ‘Sometimes I Run’, produced by Nathan Sheehy, best known for his work with Bluejuice, Dune Rats, and The Vanns.