Clwb Ifor Bach (Neuadd / Top Floor)
Indie’s rising stars Royel Otis remain committed to their DIY beginnings, effortlessly blending a juxtaposition of crisp recordings, jangled guitars and garage-ready rawness. Their latest release, EP Bar & Grill, is a record full of infectious earworms, each layered with comforting harmonies and light surf-pop guitar riffs. Vocalist Otis’ relaxed drawl makes the record a must-listen for all fans of sunny-garage pop. Bringing a swooning psychedelic edge to proceedings for extra-added blissfulness, the new EP reinforces Royel Otis’ status as a formidable emerging force in Australian music.