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Hiatus Kaiyote are future soul.
Based in Melbourne, the four-piece fuses neo-soul, hip-hop and electronic beats along with flavours of Latin, jazz and opera, all presented with a cinematic sheen.
The band formed in mid-2011, and ever since, they have been racking up accolades, including Best Breakthrough Artist Of The Year at Gille's Peterson's Worldwide Awards, album of the week on Gilles Peterson’s show on BBC Music 6, and props from luminaries such as Erykah Badu, Questlove, Shafiq Husayn, Miguel Atwood-Ferguson, James Poyser, Pharaoh Monch and Jean Grae.
Led by enigmatic songwriter, vocalist and guitarist Nai Palm, who has created intricate compositions, rich with colour and mystery, both of this world and of worlds unseen, demonstrating compositional and performance abilities that are well beyond her 23 years. Rounding out the band’s line-up is three of Melbourne's finest and most versatile musicians/producers.