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Body Type

credit: Dakota Gordon


Sydney four-piece Body Type make what they call 'scuzz rock'. It's a DIY affair, founded not too long ago that earned them favour quickly amongst their favourite bands, industry and beyond. It makes sense that the four members have this almost elemental connection – the story of the band’s inception gives the sense that there was something cosmic involved. It goes like this: Sophie, after a period living in New York, found herself in Sydney with a handful of Garageband demos needing a beat. Enter Cecil –drummer, old friend and fellow Perth native – who had also decamped to Sydney. They met Annabel soon after, and were completed when Georgia, another Perth survivor, joined on bass. The quartet played their first show in late-2016; less than a year later, they’ve played main support for cult heroes Japandroids, opened for luminaries like Frankie Cosmos, Big Thief and The Coathangers, and played Gizzfest and Sydney Festival and main support for POND. They release their debut EP on October 19th via Partisan Records and have much more in their immediate future.

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Primary Entry: Music Badge, Platinum Badge
Secondary Entry: Music Festival Wristband, Artist Wristband, Film Badge, Interactive Badge
From: Sydney, AUSTRALIA
Genre: Rock
Subgenre: Pop
Event Type: Showcase