2008 debut album from Australian duo Empire Of The Sun is definitely a standout musically and visually. Check out at the album art, they look like they just came off the set of “Dune” …and the face paint stays on during their live performances and Youtube videos! And yes, their name was really influenced by the movie.
These guys play right into the hands of our retro roots and it seems they also play into the hands of the best remix DJ’s because there are some great mixes that we’ll play on the 94/7 AREA54 Cocktail mix.
If you enjoyed the sound of the early 80’s New Wave era, this one will be a hit! Empire of the Sun have a great feel for the sound of yesterday using all the advantages of modern technology. For AREA54 our favorite tracks are “Walking on a Dream” and “We are the People” among some other buried jems.