After a torturous few weeks, the headline act for Sensible Antixx’ event Any Rhythm Sunday is finally revealed and it’s the genre bending, rhythm grooving, soul songstress Caiti Baker! Born from a household filled with vinyl, blues, soul, gospel, jazz, … Continue reading Sensible Antixx reveal Caiti Baker as headline for Any Rhythm Sunday event!
Fresh from the release of their lauded second album The Invisible River, Sietta take their Nightbus Tropicana on the road. Armed with bass, guitar, electronics and Caiti Baker’s show-stopping voice, Sietta bring their album to life when they hit the road launching the album. Acoustic or electronic, there is no other act in the country quite like this Darwin duo. The Invisible River Tour Presented by Tone Deaf, Artist Voice and Elefant Traks Saturday 26 April Northcote Social Club, Melbourne (northcotesocialclub.com) Wednesday 30 April Black Bear Lodge, Brisbane (www.oztix.com.au) Thursday 1 May GoodGod, Sydney (www.moshtix.com.au) Friday 2 May Pirie Street … Continue reading Sietta continue The Invisible River Tour
Sietta blossom with their second album, The Invisible River. Their lush breeze of electronic soul now stands alone, as real and as warm as the tropical fruit growing in the maddening Darwin heat. There’s a maturity in their songwriting enriching Sietta’s dynamic, ranging from parading horn arrangements to understated strings and stripped down bass and drums. In-demand producer James Mangohig delivers a sparse and dynamic sound-bed giving Caiti Baker’s vocals space to craft a narrative of inner strength and resilience. Her vocal range is cleverly utilised to walk with the instrumentation, as the tension tightens or eases, builds to a crescendo or … Continue reading Sietta The Invisible River Out Now
Sietta step sideways and out the front door slamming it shut with Agree To Disagree, an intoxicating collision of boozy, swinging chainsaw horns and that deep bottom end the duo are known for. Another group would have used the moment of walking away from a confrontation to sketch a song of wearied frustration—Sietta capture it by amplifying the drama and fireworks, as if the heat begins once your back is turned. It’s menacing and rocking. It’s perfect. There’s a newfound confidence and purpose to the staunch straight talk lyricism of Caiti Baker and she gives no ground while the song … Continue reading Sietta – Agree To Disagree
Sietta take an inspired sidestep in creating the hauntingly beautiful Dark Passenger EP, remaining versions of their debut album, The Seventh Passenger released last year. This bold new direction shines the warm glow of the spotlight on the powerful vocals of Caiti Baker. The emotion and raw honesty in her voice lays bare the heart and soul of Sietta. James Mangohig’s instrumentation is understated but considered, capturing the warmth perfectly with his use of vintage pianos and luscious string arrangements. They switch effortlessly from the up-to-the-minute coolness of bass-heavy electronica into the classic realm of voice and instrument from another era. It’s stunning. 1 Dark … Continue reading Sietta – Dark Passenger EP
Be prepared to be impressed by the fiery electronic soul of Darwin duo Sietta, made up of producer/instrumentalist James Mangohig and vocalist Caiti Baker. Their début album The Seventh Passenger is turning heads in all the right directions. Both experienced musical childhoods: Caiti travelled throughout Australia to blues and folk festivals with her blues musician father, absorbing dog-eared record collections stocked with Etta James, Memphis Minni and Aretha Franklin; while James sat on wooden church pews with gospel music soaring around him. Caiti spent her entire teenage years recording herself on her dad’s 8 track digital recorder, learning to sing by building harmonies over … Continue reading Sietta – No Longer Hurt: Official Video Clip
Be prepared to be impressed by the fiery electronic soul of Darwin duo Sietta, and their debut album The Seventh Passenger. With a voice influenced by the rugged blues of Etta James and Memphis Minni, Caiti Baker’s powerful presence and themes of empowerment, love and hurt leave an unforgettable mark on the listener. In another time she may have gone down an R&B/pop path – such is her rich soaring delivery. Thankfully, Sietta didn’t dumb down; embracing a grittier direction, coated in a disarmingly alluring voice. As Kahlil Gibran said: ‘Beauty is not in the face; beauty is a light in … Continue reading Sietta – The Seventh Passenger (Out Now)
Announced via an online scavenger hunt, Sietta is Caiti Baker (vocals) and James Mangohig (producer/instrumentalist). Their electronic soul sound is deep with dubstep and hip hop, complementing and enriching Elefant Traks’ diversity. Their debut album, The Seventh Passenger, is set for release July 22. The first single What Am I Supposed To Do? is available for free download below. Catch Sietta live when they launch the single in June. Sietta are an electronic soul duo from Darwin, made up of producer/instrumentalist James Mangohig and vocalist Caiti Baker. Both experienced musical childhoods: Caiti travelled throughout Australia to blues and folk festivals with her … Continue reading Elefant Traks Welcomes Sietta (New Artist Signing)