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House, Soul, Disco, Bliss

Close Counters is a dynamic duo from Melbourne, Australia that has taken the music scene by storm. Their unique blend of house, neo-soul, broken beat and disco has won over fans across the globe and earned them widespread international tastemaker support from publications like Indie Shuffle, Mixmag, NME, XLR8R, Clash Mag, and more.

The band's 'FLUX' EP was BBC Radio 1Xtra's #1 'EP of the Week' and shortly after were touted as the stations' 'After Dark Discovery' upon EP release by Jamz Supernova in late 2021. The release was also added to the official soundtrack for acclaimed video game FIFA 23.

In 2022, Close Counters kicked off the year with a flurry of remixes and their collab 'Rollout' with Young Franco featuring UK rappers Scrufizzer and Jay Prince and went on to clock multiple spins on various radio stations and landed a slew of playlist support from Spotify and Apple Music, winning over new fans across the globe.

The band's live performances are a must-see experience, as they are known for their dynamic and high-energy shows. Close Counters and their expanded 7 piece tour-de-force live group have ticked off bucket-list festivals with Splendour In The Grass, Falls Festival, Let Them Eat Cake, Strawberry Fields, Meredith Music Festival, MONA FOMA and Party in the Paddock / Party in the Apocalypse. They've swept crowds supporting Sofi Tukker (USA), Tall Black Guy (USA), Confidence Man, The Jungle Giants, Roland Tings, Motez, Mickey Kojak, and showcased at BIGSOUND, Electronic Music Conference, 3 x sold out shows at Melbourne Music Week, all the while collecting millions of streams and cementing their status as one of Australia’s hottest house and soul exports.

If you're looking for a truly immersive and unforgettable musical experience, look no further than Close Counters. Don't miss your chance to see them live at Human Kind!



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