Electric Empire has quickly become one of Australia’s top music exports. In just a few years, the soulful four-piece has achieved more than most others would manage in a lifetime. Following on from their stellar 2010 self-titled debut album, which sold more than 40,000 copies internationally, Electric Empire toured the world extensively, along with releasing the EP, ‘Changin’. This
4 track EP was released in late 2012 lead by the effortlessly cool title track, which features a smoking back beat, marching drum rolls and a repeating, stripped back guitar riff. With the Japanese and European release of the ‘Changin’ EP imminent, Electric Empire are now ready to release the stunning official music video for ‘Changin’.
Electric Empire is comprised of Jason Heerah (drums), Aaron Mendoza(keys), Dennis Dowlut (guitar) and Simon Olsen (bass). They’re an independent-minded collection of talented musicians, songwriters and producers, where some relationships within the band trace back a near lifetime. Between them, they call Sydney and Melbourne home, but right now they’re better accustomed to life on the road.
Since releasing their self-titled debut album in 2010, Electric Empire has toured the world, filling illustrious theatres and clubs, and played some of the best-known festivals on the planet. They’ve delivered a string of shows at Britain’s famousGlastonbury Festival, graced the stage of London’s iconic Royal Albert Hall(2012) and played to full houses in Japan and France. Electric Empire’s music has even taken them into Kazakhstan. And along the way, they’ve sold tens of thousands of copies of their debut album. Support slots for the likes of The Brand New Heavies, Bilal, Beverley Knight, U.S. soul sensation’s Aloe Blacc andMayer Hawthorne plus Antipodean funksters Fat Freddy’s Drop and The Bamboos have further pushed the group into the spotlight. For Electric Empire, the incredible ride so far is just a taste of what’s to come.