Having released two full-length albums in the span of just over a year, and experiencing frustration with the way his music was being received, Roland ‘Ernest’ Ellis, the nucleus of eponymous Sydney band Ernest Ellis, decided it was time to rest, re-evaluate, and simply drop out for a while. The result of this recuperating period
The organisers of Secret Garden Festival 2014 have announced the second lineup of acts bound for the Downes’ dairy farm in Sydney next weekend, with DZ Deathrays, Joyride, Cosmo’s Midnight, Roland Tings, and King Gizzard & The Lizard Wizard joining the festival’s giant roster. These acts join an eclectic bill that already features indie heroes
Earnest in both name and nature, Ernest Ellis are set to release their third full-length studio effort in 2014, with the Sydney-based 4-piece unveiling their latest single Shine Like Me, taken from just-announced forthcoming album Cold Desire. Ernest Ellis dropped their first two albums, Hunting and King’s Canyon, in just over a year back in
The joint headline tour for Ernest Ellis and Parades has unfortunately been forced to cancel.
They are two of the most lauded up-and-coming indie acts to hit Australia this year, and this October Ernest Ellis and Parades are joining forces for a major national tour.
There’s a beautiful anonymity that comes with over-the-phone interviews. When you ask Ernest Ellis a question like ‘What are you wearing?’ and the only foreseeable response is of uninhibited laughter, it’s a wonderful transition into a cosy tête-à-tête.
In support of his debut album, Hunting due for release on June 18, Ernest Ellis is set to embark on an East Coast tour throughout July taking in Brisbane, Melbourne and Sydney as well as Canberra, Toowoomba and Wollongong.