Long before the two teamed up, Melbournians Maisie and Josh were long-time fans of each other’s music. Their voices melted together with immediate and gentle ease; abstract harmonies backed by passionate guitar. The pairing works because of their ability to follow the other’s lead while making room to explore and experiment – all while staying true to the integrity of the song. Maisie and Josh describe their sound as a mix of Jazz, R&B, Indie and Pop.
Maisie’s talent for tunefulness was evident from an early age – singing and humming the tune to the Teletubbies before she could even speak. She credits her Dad with the songbird genes, but was the first person in her family to seriously pursue music. Maisie loves to associate sound with imagery and is drawn to songs that evoke strong pictures in the imaginations of her listeners.
Josh considers himself an ‘honest storyteller’ first, and a singer/ songwriter/ guitarist second (and third and fourth). A multi-talented globetrotter, he divides his time between Melbourne, America and the UK, supporting some of Australia’s biggest artists. Amongst his more unusual days at work, Josh cites a private performance for Prince Charles and Lady Camilla, alongside internationally renowned keyboardist Chong Lim. He has been playing guitar since the age of 7 – and you can tell…