Dean Lewis is a prolific songwriter with an amazing voice. His songs are meaningful and captivating and his live performance style is world class.
Dean signed to Specific Music in 2014 and then re-signed (because we are so awesome) again in 2016. In March 2016 Dean signed a major recording deal with Island Records. In late 2016 he did a run of sold out shows, touring with Lisa Mitchell, and his first single 'Waves' has received Triple J play and has been well reviewed by loads of hipster blogs. Dean is finishing up his debut EP and heading off to Europe to play some festivals.
18 year-old producer and songwriter Taka Perry has already begun carving his path in the field of music, seamlessly meshing modern electronic sounds with the ethnic undertones of Asian music.
In August 2016, he released his debut single 'Slow (ft. Jordi)', which HYPETRAK described as 'the addictive new indie pop track you need in your life', and enjoyed rotation on triple j unearthed. More recently, his follow-up single 'Fishy (ft. Jimmy Davis)' premiered on Pilerats.
Also a regular collaborator, Taka has worked with a multitude of Australian artists, including Thelma Plum, E^ST, Nathan Hawes, and Nathaniel.
He debuted his live show in November 2016 at the Oxford Art Factory, before being asked to be a speaker at the annual Electronic Music Conference 2016 held at The Ivy,
Kahlo is an up and coming singer / songwriter who was discovered on Triple J Unearthed and has recently signed a worldwide music publishing deal with Specific Music / Kobalt. Her songwriting is intensely personal and she has a captivating voice that will leave you wanting more. Kahlo is currently writing and her recording for her Debut EP which will be out in early 2017.
Jack relocated to Brisbane with one intention, to bring his energy and input into the already thriving culture of live music.
Over the past few months, Jack surrounded himself with talented musicians, producers and artists to extract every iota of creativity that he owns and express it through my music.
I'm excited to share my diary with the world and connect with like minded people.
Jack signed a publishing deal with Specific Music in February 2017 and moved to Sydney to work creatively with Robert Conley and get a solid EP together.
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Alex Hope is a 22-year-old songwriter and producer.
She co-wrote Fun on Troye Sivan's debut EP. TRXYE debuted at #5 on the Billboard 200, after reaching #1 on iTunes in the US, as well as 58 other countries.
Alex co-wrote Borrow My Heart for X-Factor runner up Taylor Henderson, which debuted at #1 on the ARIA Singles Chart and was nominated for Song of the Year at the 2014 ARIA Awards and Pop Work of the Year at the 2015 APRA Awards.
She also co-wrote his following platinum selling single When You Were Mine and contributed another six songs to Henderson's ARIA #1 album, as well as producing the title track Burnt Letters.
Alex has worked with a variety of artists and writers including Troye Sivan, Jack Antonoff, Tove Lo, Joel Little, Broods, Tina Arena, Taylor Henderson, Tuka, Jessica Mauboy and Guy Sebastian. In 2013, she signed a publishing deal with Sony ATV Publishing.
Alex co-wrote Only Lonely, Patchwork Heart, Don't Look Back and Lose Myself for Tina Arena's ARIA nominated album Reset. In 2015, she co-wrote and produced Nirvana, the first single from Tuka's (Thundamentals) album Life Death Time Eternal, as well as My Star and Right By You. Alex co-wrote and produced the title track WILD from Troye Sivan's second EP, as well as co-writing FOOLS and DKLA feat. Tkay Maidza.
On the album Blue Neighbourhood, Alex co-wrote and produced COOL, TOO GOOD and BLUE, which she also features on, as well as co-writing YOUTH and HEAVEN feat. Betty Who.
Alex won Breakthrough Songwriter of the Year at the 2016 APRA Awards.
She currently resides in Hollywood, Los Angeles.
Penelope Austin is an Australian singer-songwriter. She performs electropop music. She released her debut extended play, The Beautiful Dark on 30 May 2013.
She has co-written several tracks with United States record producer and songwriter, Robert Conley including "Smoke into Flames" (October 2012), "A Place to Call Home" (March 2013), and "Don't Rescue Me" (May). During 2013 "A Place to Call Home" was used for the Australian TV series of the same name. Austin and Conley co-wrote "The Dark Collide" with J. J. Abrams and Charles Scott. Austin's performance of "The Dark Collide" was used on the Australian version of the Star Trek Into Darkness soundtrack (April 2013).
Penelope is currently has a major recording contract with Universal Music.