Rainbow Chan

Rainbow Chan is an award-winning vocalist, producer and multi-disciplinary artist based in Australia. Driven by a DIY spirit, Chan melds catchy melodies and off-kilter beats made up of field-recordings and found sounds. Both heartbreaking and tender, her idiosyncratic brand of pop reflects diasporic experiences and deeply personal tales of love and loss. She is currently writing her third studio album, drawing inspiration from her cultural heritage, family history and Hong Kong women’s wedding folk songs - a fading ritual known as bridal laments.

Chan’s highly anticipated EP "Stanley" was released on UK label, Eastern Margins (2021). Her sophomore record “Pillar” (Independent, 2019) was feature album on community radio stations nationwide and was nominated for the Australian Music Prize. Lifted from the EP "Fabrica" (Healthy Tapes, 2017), her single "Let Me" won the FBi SMAC Award for Best Song. In 2022, she won FBi Radio's SMAC "Artist of the Year" and was also recognised in the "40 under 40: Most Influential Asian Australians Award."

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Events featuring Rainbow Chan

Mar 16, 2023
2:40pm — 3:05pm
Presented by
SXSW DAY PARTY - Sounds Australia
Mar 18, 2023
10:20pm — 10:50pm
Presented by
Anniversary Group + No Gold
Professional Connections
Rainbow Chan is seeking the following:
  • Label
  • Brand Partnership
  • Booking Agent - UK/Europe
  • Sync/Music Supervisors