'Sunday's video chosen for MTV upload and is on rotation in Australia & New Zealand.
Triple J Unearthed - 'Valentine' played on Unearthed Radio
BBC Music Introducing - Given a spin on Radio Solent & Rapal
Released 'Sunday (feat. Joolz)'
Media Coverage in The Courier Mail dated 3rd July 2020.
Announced as Never Enough Music Indie artist of the Month
Spins in Australia on 4zzz, 2RRR, Fbi, Triple R, SYN, 2SER, 89.3FM 2GLF, 96.5 Inner FM, Radio Adelaide, Bay FM, Aussie Music Weekly
Spins on international internet radio programs in UK, US, Ireland & Germany
Released third single ‘Take Us Back’.
Added to Spotify Playlist Fresh Finds: Poptronix
Announced as one of 24 Brisbane artists in the QUBE Effect 2020
Released ‘Life’ first single under Katanak
Take Us Back - Released 22nd April 2020
“This one is just a straight up good time! Kooks, San Cisco sorta vibes that'll have you moving no matter where you are”.
It is a super catchy song and the music video is very creative and fun to watch. This guy is a real up and comer with an incredible talent. We are keeping an eye on him and expect big things in the near future.
Underscored by a boppin’ beat that’ll have you tapping your feet, Take Us Back is a feel-good ditty that will help you dance your worries away, leaving you feeling like it’s the weekend with every play.
“I love ‘Life’ I think it has a very catchy melody, it’s fresh and youthful. It simply sounds amazing.”
Vane Miraglia, Freak Stalker Magazine
“A one man boy band, Katanak’s romantic sentiments, charming and candid lyrics teamed with his velvet vocals, will leave listeners swooning by the time Life reaches its end”
“A fresh and modern single rife with strong, distinct, memorable melodies and empowering dynamics fit for a global audience.”
Jenny Syratt, Araminta’s Attic
Astronomy – Released 5th February 2020
“I love Astronomy! Absolutely adore that track. It’s commercial as hell. If there is any justice in this pop oriented world, that will be a worldwide hit.”
Andy Gee, Bridge FM (UK)
Fresh indie tunes with catchy pop hooks are the signature style of emerging Brisbane artist Katanak. Combining the storytelling of The 1975, the anthemic nature of Two Door Cinema Club and the hooklines of the The Wombats, Katanak is building a reputation for creating indie pop songs that gets the crowd on their feet and moving to the groove.
After supporting Pete Murray on his 2019 Summer Sessions Tour, his following has continued to grow with his People’s Choice Award win at QUBE Effect 2020 and he was a semi-finalist in the International Songwriting competiton 2020. With his latest single ‘Sunday’ garnering radio play around Australia, the UK and the US, Katanak is underway on his next project which will be produced by Aria Award Winning Producer Dr Lachlan “Magoo” Gould (Powderfinger, Regurgitator). Find out why Dave Ruby Howe (Triple J) said “This one is just a straight up good time! Kooks, San Cisco sorta vibes that'll have you moving no matter where you are”.
With music “oozing the charm of a 90s boy band dipped in a delicious sugar-pop sound” (Music is my Muse), the young musician shows no sign of slowing down any time soon!