New deals for KAYEX, Body Type, Void of Vision, DLC, Lex Deluxe
Australian acts continue to land record and live deals.
* This morning Perth hailed Sydney based duo KAYEX announced that they have singed with Sydney-based management company Audiopaxx and booking agents WME.
Audiopaxx also look after the likes of L D R U, Yahtzel and Carmada.
They’ve just dropped their new single, the disco-inflected ‘The Get Up.
They’ll be making their international live debut in July at Okinawa, Japan as part of the Corona Sunsets Festival.
Tom Derickx and Palassi Kailis launched last year with ‘My Friends’ which generated over 1 million streams and landed at #1 on Hype Machine.
* Sydney band Body Type have signed record deals with Inertia Music and New York based Partisan Records, just as they release a new single ‘Arrow’.
Vocalist and bassist, Georgia Wilkinson-Derums explains, “’Arrow’ is about the prick of love. It’s about being stung and the pleasure and pain that accompany being struck by cupids arrow.
“For me the song has always carried the power of female physicality in performance, it’s where I see Body Type get a little more aggressive, a little more dramatic. Wherever it begins and ends we hope it gets the heart pumping and blood running. Keep it loud.”
* Melbourne heavy rock band Void of Vision assigned their booking to 123 Agency, following it up with headline shows at Melbourne’s Howler (May 25) and The Lansdowne, Sydney (June 14).
Formed in 2013 and managed by What A Vibe, and released Children of Chrome through UNFD.
It allowed them to tour Europe and the UK, opening for Chelsea Grin.
* BMG-signed Brisbane band Dead Letter Circus will be released in North America by BMG imprint Rise Records.
The band kicks off a tour in Melbourne in late May.
* EDM agency UNDR ctrl’s latest addition to its artist roster is Sydney DJ Lex Deluxe whose continued to make a name for herself with appearances at Secret Garden Festival and a five-hour set for Northeast Party House’s Corner House Festival.
Lex Deluxe , who started out learning the oboe at the Sydney Conservatorium, next appears on the upcoming Groovin The Moo, opens for Confidence Man’s national tour and Purple Sneakers’ birthday show as part of Vivid Festival.