Adelaide singer-songwriter Jess Kent has been making waves over the past couple of months with her hit debut single Get Down which led her to perform at Sydney’s New Year’s Day Festival, Field Day, and praised by the likes of Coldplay and Will.I.Am. This time she has teamed up with Gold Coast producer Paces, for his track 1993 (No Chill), which is the first track released off his upcoming debut album Vacation. Paces is known for his intoxicating tropical beats with top 2015 tracks, Nothing’s Forever featuring Kučka and Hold It Down with Reija Lee. The pair seem to be a match made in heaven with Kent’s lyrics and vocals being likened to M.I.A. and Paces’ trop-infused production inspired by M.I.A.’s early work.
Their tropical house track, 1993 (No Chill) is energetic and fun, with urban beats and a perfect amount of punch. Kent’s electro-pop vocals are the perfect mix of bubbly and sassy, with a catchy chorus that I’m sure will be stuck in your head all summer long. Her vocals are paired with Paces’ upbeat production, with fresh synths and reggae hand claps.
To celebrate the release of 1993 (No Chill), Paces also announced that he's hitting the road next month for his national Ship To Shore tour, which will be setting sail in Adelaide on the 19th of February - more information here. 1993 (No Chill) is an absolute summer jam that will place Kent and Paces in the forefront of Australia’s electro-pop music scene.
Header image via Jess Kent
On Sunday the 24th of September, get down to Henley Beach to discover their new market.
From busking the streets of Melbourne to selling out venues across the globe, Tash Sultana is without a doubt one of Australia’s fastest rising stars.
Head on down to Adelaide's rally for marriage equality on Saturday, September 16th.
Tickets may have sold out but you shouldn't dash your hopes just yet!
Fort Dreamland is ready to 'ease' you into the festival season!
'Til Death is an art exhibition about the process of dying.
The music festival bringing underground music to our ears, and Adelaide to the international stage
City Calm Down's live show at The Gov had us transported to another time and place, where synth-heavy, moody grooves filled the walls of British pubs.
Lime Cordiale have announced they're releasing a debut LP 'Permanent Vacation'. To make this news sweeter, they've also announced a tour to go along with it!
Hear the roaring debut from these not-so Unknown Locals!