Introducing the swirling electro-pop sounds of Desert Moons
Their new single Deep Water is out now, and they play their first show tonight at Rare Finds.
Following on from the release of their debut single Rough Trade, experimental electronic duo Desert Moons are back with another cracker, Deep Water, produced/recorded by the duo in their home studio. Made up of brothers Jake and Simon Dobson, it's an intriguing blend of swirling electronic pop, combined with some lush vocals for something special. They're playing their first live show tonight at Rare Finds in Sydney, and you can take a listen and meet them below:
Tell us about about yourselves?
My name is Jake Dobson and I sing and play in Central Coast-based experimental-electronica pop group Desert Moons, with my brother Simon. We’ve been writing and playing music in bands together our whole life. The particular project formed really naturally through writing together in our downtime from work. After a couple of years, we’ve ended up with two albums worth of songs. I guess now is a good time as any to show people what we’ve been working on.
What kinda tunes we talkin’?
Experimental-electronica, dream-pop, indie-rock and some hip hop sprinkled through the mix for good measure.
Can you tell us about your new single, Deep Water?
We write and record everything in our studio we built in our house on the Coast. It usually begins with Simon writing a beat or a melodic idea and I will come in and write counter melodies and vocal ideas (sprinkles we like to call it) from there the song takes shape and we add and subtract until we are stoked and then we just start again.
The track Deep Water was an idea we have had for a few years that never felt complete until very recently, it's a staple to what our sonic is with Desert Moons. I think we were listening to a lot of Atoms For Peace when we wrote this. I'm stoked with how the track turned out.
Any shows coming up?
Yes! And lots! We’re playing our first show at Rare Finds in Sydney tonight at OAF Gallery. We’ll announcing more in the coming weeks.
What’s the rest of the year have in store?
We will continue to release a bunch of singles and start touring around the country as much as we can. Playing live is a huge part of getting better as a band.
Where can we hear more of your music?
Follow Desert Moons: FACEBOOK