Lake South is the critically-acclaimed new project from Lake of Urbantramper. Lake performs live electricUTOPIA music with guitar, voice, and midi triggers. His songs have been finalists for the Apra Silver Scrolls (NZ’s top songwriting award) twice and he was a Critics’ Choice finalist in the 2014 NZ Vodafone Music Awards.
His new album If You’re Born On An Island The Ocean Heals You was released in NZ in April.
Reviews for IYBOAITOHY:
“this underrated artist is a titantic talent”‘ – The Revue.ca
“a well-written dream”” – NZ Musician Magazine
“Nostalgic, elegiac synth-pop meditations on what it means to be a 20/30-something in modern Aotearoa.” – National Library of NZ
“Complex, interesting, prematurely nostalgic . . . yet capturing the zeitgeist for his generation”‘ – Elsewhere Music blog
“smart lyrics, tasteful synth and a distinct New Zealand accent” – The Wild Honey Pie