- The Pickle Factory
- Tuesday 6th Nov 2018
- 20:00 - 23:00
- Facebook Event
Born in the Netherlands, raised in Australia, and of Syrian-Iraqi descent, Wafia™s brooding, layered electro-pop has grown from recording covers in Brisbane to worldwide acclaim on the biggest stages. Signed to iconic Australian indie label Future Classic (Flume, Nick Murphy, SOPHIE, Ta-ku, G. Flip), Wafia™s powerful voice floats and dips above shimmering, danceable synth production.
This November, she™ll be touring Europe for her second time, following a run last fall supporting BØRNS. Wafia will be riding high from a sensational summer, currently soundtracking the season with her recent EP ‚VIII™ and her stand-out vocals on Louis the Child's hit single, "Better Not.ﬂ
CLASH called her an ﬁenormously talented pop newcomer,ﬂ Pigeons and Planes says she makes ﬁmusic that lives up to the daydream,ﬂ and NYLON deemed her a ﬁrising talentﬂ in their interview following a breakout performance at this year™s Coachella. Her live performance chops are proven -- just check out her intimate NPR Tiny Desk Concert with fellow Australian Ta-Ku.
Catch her at Le Pop-Up du Label on November 9th during her debut headlining European tour!
Support: April + VISTA
April George (singer, songwriter, pianist, violinist) and mattVISTA (producer, composer, bassist) make up the genre-bending duo April + VISTA. Hailing from the DMV (DC, Maryland, VA) they pull from an eclectic range of influences, effortlessly fusing traditional elements with futuristic soundscapes, quirky beats, and immersive storytelling. The duo has garnered traction in the UK as a breaking artist on Beats 1 with Julie Adenuga or finding a spot amongst BBC 1Xtra's Jamz Supernova’s Top EPs of the Week, leaping into the limelight with their third EP, You Are Here.