"Worthy of your musical interest and investment, for now and the future." - Pilerats
"Listen to Woodes once, and you won't be able to resist returning,
time and time again." - Indie Shuffle
Woodes is the moniker for the 24-year-old Melbourne based producer, singer and songwriter, Elle Graham, whose quick ascension into the limelight has caused many a head to turn.
In 2015 her collaborative project with producer Elkkle, garnered instantaneous praise across the radio and blog-o-sphere in Australia as well as internationally. The singles, 'Muddy,' 'Cocoon' and 'Flash Mob' were added to community radio across Australia including triple j, won the coveted title of 'Unsigned Artist of the Week' by FBi, as well as being featured by Spotify in their coveted 'Spotlight Australia and New Zealand Playlist. 'Flash Mob' was revealed as one of the top 25 songs most played songs in 2015 across triple j unearthed radio. In 2016 Woodes released her debut solo single 'Daggers & Knives' which has over 300,000 total plays and it's been added to rotation on Australian radio; triple j unearthed, FBi Radio, SYN, profiled on Spotify Australia and added to rotation on various US college radio stations. The track was featured by online tastemakers, including Indie Shuffle, i-d mag, Purple Sneakers and Pilerats. Her latest single...
'The Thaw'; another powerfully beautiful track, which combines her poetic lyrics with a textured production has been added to rotation on radio; triple j unearthed, FBi Radio and profiled on Spotify Australia, Spotify Norway, Spotify Deutschland and Spotify Finland as well as debuting at #12 on the iTunes Norway Alternative Chart. The track also landed Woodes a coveted feature in Pigeons and Planes as well as being included in their feature of 'best new artists' from around the world.
Woodes is currently collaborating with local and international artists including Kilter, Milwaukee Banks, Set Mo, Kintaro, FØRD and Golden Vessel. Woodes is set to release her debut EP in September 2016.
"The Production has lots of clever kinks going on. But the voice is what drew me in. Love all that mysterious echo around Woodes' vocals." -- Richard Kingsmill, triple j