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Big Scary

Big Scary
Big Scary Sunset Tavern 2014.jpg
Big Scary in Seattle in 2014
Background information
OriginMelbourne, Victoria, Australia
GenresIndie pop, garage rock
2006-present
LabelsPieater
http://dadsmusic.net
Websitehttp://bigscary.net
MembersTom Iansek
Joanna Syme

Big Scary is an Australian musical duo formed in Melbourne in 2006, by Tom Iansek and Joanna Syme. The pair have released several EPs and two albums. Their 2013 album Not Art was nominated for the triple j Australian Album of the Year award,[1]AIR Awards Best Independent Album[2] and also for Best Independent Release at the ARIAs.[3]Not Art won the 2014 Australian Music Prize, winning the band $30 000. [4]

By 2013 Iansek had formed a side project, #1 Dads.[5] Their 2016 single "The Opposite of Us" ranked at number 17 on Triple J's Hottest 100 of 2016 countdown.

Discography

Big Scary at Southbound 2014.

Albums

  • Vacation (2011) No. 37 AUS[6]
  • Not Art (2013) No. 32 AUS[6]
  • Animal (2016) No. 5 AUS[6]

EPs

  • The Mini EP (2009)
  • At the Mercy of the Elements EP (2010) - Independent[7][8]
  • Autumn (2010)
  • Winter (2010)
  • Spring (2010)
  • Summer (2010)
  • The Big Scary Four Seasons (2010)

Singles

  • "Apple Song" (2008)
  • "Tuesday Is Rent Day" (2010)
  • "Falling Away" (2010)
  • "Mixtape" (2011)
  • "Gladiator" (2011)
  • "Leaving Home" (2012)
  • "Phil Collins" (2013)
  • "Luck Now" (2013)
  • "Organism" (2015)
  • "Over Matter" (2016)
  • "The Opposite of Us" (2016) No. 100 AUS[9]

References

  1. ^ "Australian Album of the Year Nomination". Triple J. Retrieved 2014.
  2. ^ "Triple nominations for Big Scary at Independent Music Awards". Sydney Morning Herald. 9 October 2013. Retrieved 2014.
  3. ^ "ARIA NOMS + FINE ARTS & ARTISAN WINNERS". Australian Recording Industry Association. Retrieved 2014.
  4. ^ http://www.abc.net.au/triplej/musicnews/s3957371.htm
  5. ^ Mathieson, Craig. "Big Scary's Tom Iansek on a winner with #1 Dads". The Sydney Morning Herald. Fairfax Media. Retrieved 2015.
  6. ^ a b c "australian-charts.com - Discography Big Scary". Hung Medien. Retrieved 2016.
  7. ^ The Sunday Telegraph, 14 March 2010, At the Mercy of the Elements 3/5 stars review
  8. ^ Rave Magazine, 30 March 2010, At the Mercy of the Elements review Archived 4 April 2010 at the Wayback Machine by Brad Cameron
  9. ^ "CHART WATCH #382". auspOp. 20 August 2016. Retrieved 2016.

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