Blog Ecca Vandal @ Oxford Art Factory

Ecca Vandal @ Oxford Art Factory

Posted Nov. 13, 2017, 4:46 p.m. by T

Advertisement
Radio K 2

Ecca Vandal

Oxford Art Factory

Sydney, AustraliaN

November 11, 2017

To some the South African born Ecca Vandal might appear to be a riddle, which might be due to her giving a toss about label and categories and instead confidently channelling a maelstrom of influences into a mélange of her own.

Chuzpah, catchiness, swagger and her personality form the foundation upon which her brash electro-punk / hip hop emissions complete with striking DIY attitude is based, with an immense talent to infuse each track with coherence and consistency despite a myriad of sounds that find their way into it.

Being an astute lyricist does not hurt either and help to sneak in serious messages into uplifting tunes – the medium is the message and her revolution can be danced to.

An example par excellence that toughness does not have to go at the expense of femininity and gritty down-to-earth style not at the expense of glamour.

By challenging expectations, a healthy disregard for stereotypes and being an avid advocate for diversity while making sure that the party aspect is inherent in every song, her live incarnation makes for quite an engaging, inclusive and enjoyable experience – especially when Ecca draws on more intricate vocal patterns which help to translate dynamic energy of their tracks live.

Safe to say that bigger stages await – so make sure that you get to catch Ecca Vandal in more intimate environments before the mainstream will inevitably catch on and elevate her into different scenarios.

---

Photos by KAVV

Leave a comment
Share this content

Other recent blogs

Erwin Wurm

Posted by T
May 12, 2018, 4:28 p.m.

Erwin Wurm. Prestel Publishing A humorous and playful artist heavily influenced by the all too familiar trivialities and banal objects of the daily humdrum, which he extends or manipulates to ... read more

Water of Life, part 2: Talisker

Posted by T
May 10, 2018, 8:30 p.m.

Talisker  - Made by the Sea Neighbourhood Bondi Sydney, Australia May 3, 2018 Talisker. One of the triumvirates of whiskies that Robert Louis Stevenson claimed to be the king of ... read more

Water of Life, Part 1

Posted by T
May 5, 2018, 9:48 a.m.

Whisky and Cheese Tasting Stamford Plaza Circular Quay Sydney, Australia April 25, 2018 Wine and cheese. Sure. Natural companions whose strengths of flavors cross-pollinate and complement each other. Now, sommeliers ... read more

Portugal. The Man @ Enmore Theatre

Posted by T
May 3, 2018, 8:59 p.m.

Portugal. The Man Enmore Theatre Sydney, Australia May 1, 2018 Portugal. The Man Psychedelic glam rock. Bombastic self-indulgent EDM brats? One hit wonder? Could a band care less about your ... read more

Hit The Road: Vans, Nomads and Roadside Adventures

Posted by T
April 30, 2018, 6:04 p.m.

Hit The Road Vans, Nomads and Roadside Adventures Gestalten Verlag   Wanderlust. Getaways. Roadtrips. Traveling. Everyday can be a journey. Your own. No nomadic traits needed. Trails, streets, roads and ... read more

Advertisement
Radio K 2
x

Logo

Looking for the SPB logo? You can download it in a range of styles and colours here:

Click anywhere outside this dialog to close it, or press escape.