6 Songs, 19 Minutes

EDITORS’ NOTES

As comfy and dependable as a pair of work boots, Sydney’s Middle Kids make unfussy indie that scales heights. Credit the band’s penchant for hooks, an obsession with sound perfection (the pedal steel sends “Edge of Town” into orbit), and Hannah Joy’s sturdy voice.

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EDITORS’ NOTES

As comfy and dependable as a pair of work boots, Sydney’s Middle Kids make unfussy indie that scales heights. Credit the band’s penchant for hooks, an obsession with sound perfection (the pedal steel sends “Edge of Town” into orbit), and Hannah Joy’s sturdy voice.

Mastered for iTunes
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Customer Reviews

4.9 out of 5

25 Ratings

25 Ratings

Awesome

pm2830

Middle Kids are new refreshing band in very underwellming music lately. Awesome voice on the lead singer!!

Beautiful.

@Hecate

A very nice change of pace in terms of music (I especially love 'Edge of Town'). Worth every penny 😄

Fantastic!

Argonaut1

So good I already want more. Just got to experience Middle Kids live as well when they opened for Cold War Kids in Detroit, they earned a lot of new fans at that show for sure it was amazing. Chills

About Middle Kids

Sydney indie pop trio Middle Kids burst onto the scene off the back of their first single and a starry endorsement. Classically trained piano player Hannah Joy and multi-instrumentalist Tim Fitz first met in 2014, and Fitz began to produce her solo work as well as playing in her band. Following a series of Bandcamp solo releases for Joy, the pair recruited drummer and Sydney Conservatorium of Music in Jazz Performance graduate Harry Day to join them in 2016 as their songwriting became increasingly collaborative. Before they'd even played their first show, the newly formed trio set about recording their debut single, "Edge of Town." They received an immediate boost to their profile after Elton John aired it on his Beats 1 radio show, added it to his playlist, and called himself a fan. They achieved further exposure when they won FBI Radio's Northern Lights competition, which earned them a spot on the bill at the Iceland Airwaves Music Festival in Reykjavik. Keen to put out their first extended-play release, the trio gathered together tracks like "Doing It Right," which was recorded at Parliament Studios along with "Edge of Town," and a number of other compositions recorded in Joy and Fitz's garage. Their self-titled six-track EP appeared in early 2017, and featured songs full of lo-fi charm matched with big pop hooks. Middle Kids spent the remainder of the year touring extensively, supporting Cold War Kids on their U.S. tour and performing at SXSW and the Great Escape Festival. The single "Mistake" appeared in early 2018. ~ Bekki Bemrose

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