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Wednesday, 8 October 2014

#362: Lupa-J - The Seed (EP review)


Lupa J

The Seed

September 18 2014 (Digital)

8/10

Having a background in more traditionalist or classical forms of music isn't really necessary in this day and age, especially when the loose and clattering garage rock of the likes of Royal Blood is viewed with the esteem it is. This matters not to Sydney's Lupa J however, who in 12 months has broken free of her orchestral chrysalis, spread her wings and emerged with a repertoire of icy, Grimes-inspired electronica; harbouring an inherent darkness which suggests a maturity beyond her years. Did we mention she was just 16?