Methyl Ethel

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Methyl Ethel
Jake Webb Methyl Ethel 2016.jpg
Jake Webb performing with Methyl Ethel in 2016
Background information
OriginPerth, Western Australia
GenresArt rock, indie rock
Years active2013 (2013)–present
Labels4AD; Remote Control
Associated actsSugarpuss
MembersJake Webb
Thom Stewart
Chris Wright
Hamish Rahn

Methyl Ethel is an Australian art rock band from Perth, Western Australia, signed to 4AD.

The band consists of Jake Webb, Thom Stewart, Chris Wright and Hamish Rahn.[1][2][3] Webb previous fronted Sugarpuss.[4]

The quartet recently released their second album Everything Is Forgotten (co-produced by James Ford who is best known for his work with Arctic Monkeys and Foals) to positive reviews from publications including NME. They have supported acts including Pond.

On 26 September 2018, the band released the track "Scream Whole",[5] their first new music in over a year as well as announcing some international tour dates.

Their song "Twilight Driving" featured in the 2018 film Extinction.




  • Teeth (2014)
  • Guts (2014)


List of singles released
Title Year Certifications Album
"Rogue" 2015 Oh Inhuman Spectacle
"Twilight Driving"
"No. 28" 2016 Everything Is Forgotten
"Ubu" 2017 ARIA: Gold[6]
"L'Heure des Sorcieres" 2017
"Cry Me A River"

{Triple J Like A Version}[7]

2018 Like A Version: Volume Fourteen
"Scream Whole" Triage
"Real Tight"
"Trip The Mains" 2019


  1. ^ "10 New Artists You Need to Know: October 2015". Rolling Stone. Retrieved 2017-05-14.
  2. ^ "Methyl Ethel Drop New Single And Announce May Tour". theMusic. Retrieved 2017-05-14.
  3. ^ Carroll, Elle (2017-04-07). "Psych-Pop Act Methyl Ethel on Perth, Teen Angst and Not Taking Breaks". Westword. Retrieved 2017-05-14.
  4. ^ "Psychotic Teenage Supermodels, by Sugarpuss". Retrieved 16 February 2019.
  5. ^ Sklinar, Kimberley-Marie. "Never Enough Notes". Never Enough Notes. Never Enough Notes. Retrieved 26 September 2018.
  6. ^ "ARIA Charts - Accreditations - 2018 Singles". 2018-12-31. Retrieved 2019-02-18.
  7. ^ ""Methyl Ethel nail a cover of JT's Cry Me A River, prepare for world domination"". Pilerats. 2018. Retrieved 2019-02-18.

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