2011 proved to be a watershed year for Melbourne fantasy-pop artist Owl Eyes. Three sold out national tours, key cameo appearances with the likes of Darwin Deez and The Wombats, two songs (‘Raiders’ and ‘Pumped Up Kicks’) in the Triple J Hottest 100 and rave reviews from all over the globe have planted the 22 year old firmly on everyone’s lists as ‘the female artist to watch in 2012’, all without an album in sight! Fast forward to May 2012 and Owl Eyes, aka Brooke Addamo, is preparing to add to the CV with a flurry of touring and releases.

Her third EP, ‘Crystalised’, represents a bold new sound for the Melbourne songstress, giving us a slight hint of the direction her debut album. The title track has already earned Owl Eyes international attention and has become an instant Triple J favourite, with a remix by acclaimed Sydney producer Beni continuing its strength via blogs and radio. Short and sweet, the punchy four track EP, also featuring new track ‘Break In’ and accompanying Knightlife remix, is creating much anticipation for her debut album due for release September 2012 and featuring production and collaborations with a host of Australian behind the scenes talent, including Jan Skubiszewski (Illy, Jackson Jackson), Styalz Fuego (360, Aston Shuffle), Geoffrey O’Connor and emerging band Clubfeet.

Owl Eyes, once again, has the hallmarks of an artist prepared to do things her own way and play the game at her pace.