The Sculptures are an electrifying indie post-punk band from Sydney, Australia. Their uniquely vibrant sound is influenced by the feel of new-wave, the raw power of punk and the melodic hooks of 80s rock. The Sculptures sound sits somewhere between the outlandish guitar parts and driving rhythms of U2, and the lyrical hooks of Gossip, The Kills or Yeah Yeah Yeahs; all fused together into a modern, dynamic and memorable style.
The Sculptures have received increasingly positive reviews from the ever observant local street press "First song in from The Sculptures and I'm mesmerised. The eye candy Blondie/Pink persona of the front chick is backed with punchy slammin' pop from the rhythm section. Tasty understated lead work from ‘guitar boy’ is merely the cherry. Lead chick works the stage effortlessly, with her smoky gruff tuneful vocal commanding attention, indeed... my new favourite band" - Steve Anderson, Drum Media #1028
Driven by strong melodies and beautiful dark vocals, the bands line-up consists of sisters Natalie and Sarah on lead vocals and on bass, joined by friends Nath and Benny on guitars, and Timmy on drums. The Sculptures have refined their energetic live performances at such iconic venues as Oxford Art Factory, The Factory Theatre and The Annandale Hotel thriving as an excited and certainly energised five piece. Recently The Sculptures supported Australia’s ‘Jebediah’ when they visited the east coast for select shows.
“The Sculptures immediately had me hooked with their strong (and at times haunting) melodies, infectious melodic guitar tones and well crafted vocal harmonies. And it seemed that I wasn’t the only one impressed by them... people in the room were either dancing or subtly grooving along to the songs. This band is a modern day Blondie with more edge. Do yourself a favour and check ‘em out!” - Justin Currie, www.sludgefactory.com.au
The Sculptures debut release ‘Sirens Will Howl’ (2010) cemented a loyal fan-base already familiar with the bands material. The momentum of ‘Sirens Will Howl’ saw The Sculptures play a string of successful shows to promote its release throughout 2011. The release of ‘Escape’ in 2012 saw an artistic break-through for the band, showcasing more mature song-writing and creative arrangements. In 2013, The Sculptures are set to finish their third release and tour regional areas of Australia.
“...The Sculptures, whose enthusiasm ‐ especially from the singer/bassist sibling combination of Nat and Sare ‐ and disco/rock rhythm section grab you in a way that Gossip at their best manage to... people joined in the invitation to clap hands...” - Brent Balinski, Drum Media #1049