Getting to know: Tiarni Hope

Getting to know: Tiarni Hope

With a great reputation for her killer drumming chops, Tiarni Hope is also a singer-songwriter in her own right. Inspired by acts such as Zac Brown Band, Paramore and Missy Higgins, Tiarni Hope's sound is best described as acoustic alternative with rock undertones.


Getting to know: Mind & Matches

Getting to know: Mind & Matches

Describing themselves as an alternate folk band, Mind & Matches are influenced by Daughter, Aurora and MS MR. Their line-up includes delicious three-part harmonies, guitar, piano, violin and drums, so you are in for a treat.

Getting to know: Emily Jane

Getting to know: Emily Jane

It wouldn't be an exaggeration to call Emily Jane's music passionate. Writing lyrics that tug on the heart strings, Emily Jane draws comparisons to the works of Phoebe Bridgers, Julien Baker and Gabrielle Aplin.

BPM Party in the USA

BPM Party in the USA

In November last year, five lucky Popular Music students took the trip of a lifetime - visiting the TAXI Music Conference in Los Angeles, doing songwriting collaborations in Nashville and exploring the Ground Zero Blues Club in Mississippi. Now they have had a few weeks to reflect, we decided to touch base with MØNIQUE, Josh King and ROYES to find out some of the juicy details of their trip.