Husky (band)

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Husky
Origin Melbourne, Australia
Genres Indie rock, alternative rock
Years active 2008–present
Labels Sub Pop
Website www.huskysongs.com
Members Husky Gawenda
Gideon Preiss
Past members Luke Collins
Evan Tweedie

Husky is an indie folk band from Melbourne, Australia.

Husky won the Triple J Unearthed contest to play the Push Over Festival.[1] They have opened for bands such as Devendra Banhart, Gotye, Noah and the Whale, The Shins, City & Colour, Neil Young and Crazy Horse.[2]

In 2011, they became the first Australian band to be signed to Sub Pop records.[3] Husky Gawenda appeared on RocKwiz on 14 July 2012.

On March 25, 2013, Husky Gawenda won the bi-annual APRA award [4]

Late 2016, Husky announced the release of an upcoming third record for 2017 which also marks the duo’s return to their home country after some time spent in Berlin. The first single "Late Night Store" was released in November 2016 and a video was premiered at the same period on HighClouds.[5]

Discography[edit]

Albums[edit]

  • Forever So (10 July 2012)
  • Ruckers Hill (17 October 2014)[6]
  • Punchbuzz (3 June 2017)

Singles[edit]

  • History's Door" (2011)
  • I'm Not Coming Back" (27 June 2014)
  • Late Night Store" (4 November 2016)

Personnel[edit]

Husky Gawenda (vocals, guitar)
Gideon Preiss (keyboards, vocals)

Touring

  • Jules Pascoe (bass, guitar)
  • Aaron Light (drums, vocals)

Past members

  • Luke Collins
  • Evan Tweedie

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Husky". Triple j Unearthed. Retrieved 15 July 2012. 
  2. ^ "Husky supports Neil Young and Crazy Horse". Fastrelouder.com.au. 23 February 2012. Retrieved 22 February 2012. 
  3. ^ "Melbourne band Husky signed to Sub Pop". news.com.au. 18 February 2012. Retrieved 15 July 2012. 
  4. ^ "Husky wins the bi-annual APRA premium". http://www.apra-amcos.com.au. Archived from the original on 25 June 2014. Retrieved 25 March 2013.  External link in |publisher= (help)
  5. ^ "Aussie duo Husky share visuals for the poetic “Late Night Store”". HighClouds. Retrieved 29 November 2016. 
  6. ^ http://www.ripitup.com.au/music/article/husky-announce-new-album-tour#.VCFVePmSxqU

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