Ernest Ellis – ‘Bad Blood’
In his use of layered, reverb-soaked vocals and a sublime falsetto, Ernest Ellis echoes the likes of Bon Iver and TV On The Radio.
Anthemic folk may sound like an oxymoron but it neatly encapsulates Ellis’ ‘Bad Blood’. Applying his expansive, organic production to simple, repetitive melodies ‘Bad Blood’ sits halfway between the sounds of Americana and out of space.
Little information about Sydney-based Ellis is available which serves only to build anticipation for new material. As one of the first signings to the new Dew Process publishing arm and a guest on the recent ‘Blogger’s Delight’ lineup, Ellis is making an impression on the the right people. Expect big things…