AUSTRA - Utopia - 4mn31 - 3798 KO
AUSTRA is a group of musicians & singers from Toronto (Ontario - Canada) in the Synthpop, dark and new wave, dream pop, indietronica music genres. Austra sees itself as a group of -electronic-dramatic pop-. AUSTRA was founded in 2009, by Katie Stelmanis, singer, songwriter, keybordist and drummer. The band includes Maya Postepski (drums) also known as producer Princess Century, Dorian Wolf (bass), Ryan Wonsiak (keyboards). They also use twin backing singers Sari and Romy Lightman (Tasseomancy).
Katie Stelmanis, born in Toronto is the daughter of an Italian father and a half-Latvian mother, half English. When she was 10, she took piano lessons and enrolled in the Children's Choir of The Canadian Opera, surprising her parents, much more fans of Frank Zappa & Bob Dylan, with her passion for classical music. It's only at age 18 she began interested in rock music, inspired by Radiohead, Björk, Nine Inch Nails, etc... Katie composes her own songs in MIDI. In group or in...
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