Fresh indie tunes with catchy pop hooks are the signature style of emerging Brisbane artist Katanak. Known for his infectious indie pop groove-inducing earworms that fans of The 1975, Circa Waves and The Wombats will appreciate. Unforgettable hooks, fun vibes and raw energy is what Katanak is all about. He is building a reputation for creating indie pop songs that get the crowd on their feet and moving to the groove. Expect bouncy, upbeat vocals, optimistic guitar and rhythmic indie-pop beats.
Katanak catapulted into 2021 with the release of alt pop ‘Valentine’, his indie pop ode to summer ‘Sunday (feat. Koolz)’ and indie rock anthem ‘Pinch Grip’. Between these three tracks he’s been played on major stations Triple J Unearthed, Double J Radio, ABC Radio, BBC Introducing Radio Solent (UK), BBC Radio nan Gaidheal (Scotland), Amazing Radio (both UK & US) and 4ZZZ with Sunday’s video clip added to rotation on MTV Upload across Australia and New Zealand. Gathering praise from Music is My Muse, Happy Mag, LivewireAU and Good Call Live, Katanak is establishing himself as an exciting indie pop newcomer.
His following has continued to grow with his People’s Choice Award win at QUBE Effect 2020, he was a semi-finalist in the 2020 International Song writing Competition and Katanak has fulfilled an industry goal of working with ‘Magoo’ for his single ‘Pinch Grip’. With music “oozing the charm of a 90s boy band dipped in a delicious sugar-pop sound” (Music is my Muse), the young musician shows no sign of slowing down any time soon!
release on April 21, 2022
release on October 15, 2021