Singles & EPs
About Oh Pep!
Featuring harmonized lead vocals in the vein of groups like Lucius and Parlour Tricks, Australian duo Oh Pep! make a catchy yet thoughtful brand of indie pop. Incorporating traditional folk instruments into their band arrangements, the group made their full-length debut in 2016 with Stadium Cake.
Oh Pep! was founded in Melbourne in 2009 by schoolmates Pepita Emmerichs and Olivia Hally. Their self-titled, self-released debut EP appeared in 2012 and took a folkier approach, along with a lineup that included upright bassist Stuart West, mandolinist Paddy Montgomery, and drummer Justin Olsson. The EP II followed a year later. By the time their third EP, Living, arrived on Star House Collective in 2015, the official lineup was back down to the two songwriters, though the women continued to record and tour with help from other musicians.
Their first full-length album settled into a poppier sound that relied on guitar and drums, with Emmerichs still covering mandolin and violin. Titled Stadium Cake, the debut was released by Dualtone Music in 2016. After moving to ATO Records, they followed it up in 2018 with the Joel Quartermain-produced I Wasn't Only Thinking About You. ~ Marcy Donelson