Future Folk? This New Zealand Band Wows Us All the Way from Wellington


Inky cityscapes, 60s-inspired fashion, and a sound that’s as sweet as it is unique, New Zealand band Urbantramper has us pretty much obsessed. The band describes its genre as ‘future folk’ — an interesting interpretation of their ethereally indie aesthetic.

Those hip headphones featured in the vid look familiar, too, huh? Plus, who can resist a shout out to Kate Bush? Not us.

Happy listening, lovelies!

About Laura

With a passion for events, interviews, and her pet aloe plants, Laura strives to live in a world where writing poetry evokes celebrity status. When she's not planning her apartment's next face-lift, she's either befriending strangers or admiring maps. She has an MFA in Creative Writing, is a member of ModCloth's Charitable Giving Committee, and is an avid appreciator of funky hairstyles and too-hot sauces.

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  1. kate 03/16/2012 at 11:33 am #

    Yayyyy! I love this band and I am from Wellington as well. Go New Zealand!

  2. Monique 03/16/2012 at 4:45 pm #

    This video is fantastic.

  3. Karen 04/17/2012 at 7:56 am #

    Love the song. Couldn’t even tell they were speaking English 🙂

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