Catch The Sun

Indie rock with elements of the ethereal and psychedelic.

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Artist Bio


Adelaide, based indie act City Riots burst onto the scene with a collection of hook laden indie pop gems that didn’t take long to get heads turning. They were soon one of Triple J’s unearthed acts and picked up supports across the country. After performances at SXSW, CMJ, Great Escape Festival and Filter magazine festival, the band began work on their debut album.

The band returned back to their hometown and a lengthy summer escape to the family shack along the banks of the River Murray in South Australia evolved into the ideal setting for City Riots to pen almost forty new tracks. Free from distractions and full of inspiration, such a situation was a first for the four and set the tone for what was to come.

Over the next 18 months, the band received critical acclaim for their debut release, scouring album of the weeks around the country and touring both domestic and internationally supporting everyone from Smashing Pumpkins, The 1975, The Living End, Gyroscope, Atlas Genius, Alpine, British India and more. At the end of 2013, the band cracked the top 100 US college radio charts and performed at CMJ 2013 in New York.

"City Riots managed to unleash one of the best Australian records of 2012 with their debut" - THE BRAG

"… the result is a hook-laden, melodious album that’s pretty damn impressive” - ALBUM OF THE WEEK - DRUM MEDIA

“A really impressive and ambitious opening statement from a band that looks like they have one very bright future ahead” - INPRESS

“It’s the sound where the poetry is found: hypnotic and pretty” - ROLLING STONE

“Gloomy, dark and Brilliant, City Riots‘ ‘ Catch the Sun’ is a monumental track that‘s multitude of heavy guitars and excessive reverb creates an atmospheric, layered song which packs a punch” - MYDAYBYDAYMUSIC (UK)


Additional Information

Media (YouTube / Vimeo)
Mood Poignant
Availability All opportunities
Restrictions Political Messages

Usage Restrictions

  • Political Messages
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