Five Minutes With

MUSIC FEATURE: Five Minutes With…Glass Ocean

Prog rock quintet Glass Ocean are evolving into one of Australia’s most exciting new acts, blending heartfelt storytelling with captivating heavy grooves and futuristic synths on their upcoming debut album The Remnants Of Losing Yourself In Someone Else. We caught up with the band to find out more, including their formation, their ambitions and what they plan to do next. 

Firstly, tell us a bit about yourself and your band.

Just a bunch of Aussie lads, playing prog rock. We love to play shows and connect with an audience.

How did the band form and how long have you been together?

Started as a studio project in 2013 and became a full band by 2015. Been rocking the suburbs ever since.

Can you remember the first time you realised you wanted to make music?

When i saw Michael Jackson live in 1996 as a young boy.

Who and what are the band’s main influences?

Michael Hutchence, Prince, sexy and powerful frontmen from all walks of life. Progressive music, theatre music, classical and romantic.

What do you aim to achieve as a band?

To resonate with the audience and bring something special to peoples lives that will inspire future music.

For those who are yet to see you live, what can they expect from a Glass Ocean show?

Wet panties and many questions…

What’s next for Glass Ocean?

More writing, more writing, probably more writing. Then when this shit blows over, playing shows in Oz and overseas.

Glass Ocean‘s debut album The Remnants Of Losing Yourself In Someone Else is due for release on 21st August 2020 via Wild Thing Records, available to pre-order HERE

A 20-something year old journalist and freelance PR often found at a gig, a festival or holding a dictophone to a band and asking them all kinds of questions. I'm a sucker for whiskey and vinyl.