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Alpine (band)

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Ivy League Records, Votiv Records

Phoebe BakerLou JamesChristian O'BrienRyan LambTim RoyallPhil Tucker

Melbourne, Australia (2009)

A Is for Alpine, Yuck, Zurich

Gift of Gab, Italoboyz, Dann Hume, Goldroom, Yuck


ALPINE : Foolish (Official)

Alpine are an Australian Indie pop band from Melbourne, Victoria, formed in 2009.



Alpine released their debut EP, Zürich, in 2010.

Alpine (band) the AU interview Lou James of Alpine on the growth of band with the

Preceded by the "Hands" single in late 2011, their debut album, A Is for Alpine, was released in Australia in 2012 and in the US in 2013. The album was featured on Triple J prior to its release, and debuted at No. 1 on the Australian iTunes chart and No. 11 on the ARIA chart.

Alpine (band) Getting to Know Aussie Indiepop Band Alpine

The album's second single, "Gasoline," was released in July 2012. It reached No. 31 in the 2012 Triple J Hottest 100, and was described by Pitchfork as an "unforgettably light and charismatic gem".

Alpine (band) the AU interview Phoebe Baker of ALPINE Melbourne the AU review

Alpine were nominated for Best Breakthrough Artist - Release and Best Video (for "Hands") at the 2012 ARIA Music Awards. They toured the United States in March 2013, playing shows in Los Angeles and New York City, and in September made their US television debut on Jimmy Kimmel Live!. At the APRA Music Awards of 2013, the band members were nominated for Breakthrough Songwriter of the Year.

Alpine (band) Olibert Mozaqa Presents Alpine Olibert Footwear

Rolling Stone magazine called Alpine a "Band to Watch" in July 2013, and they have been touted similarly by Guardian, Time and Vice magazines, and influential radio programs KCRW and NPR's All Songs Considered.

Studio albums

  • A Is for Alpine (2012, Ivy League) No. 11 AUS
  • Yuck (2015, Ivy League) No. 16 AUS
  • Singles and EPs

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  • Zürich EP (2010, Ivy League)
  • "Hands" single (2011, Ivy League)
  • "Gasoline" single (2012, Ivy League)
  • "Foolish" single (2015, Ivy League)
  • "Damn Baby" single (2015, Ivy League)
  • Videos

  • "Heartlove" (2010)
  • "Villages" (2011)
  • "Hands" (2011)
  • "Gasoline" (2012)
  • "Damn Baby" (2015)
  • "Foolish" (2015)
  • "Shot Fox" (2015) - directed by Tristan Jalleh
  • Band members

  • Phoebe Baker — vocals, guitar, keyboards (2009–present)
  • Lou James — vocals, percussion (2009–present)
  • Christian O'Brien — guitar (2009–present)
  • Ryan Lamb — bass (2009–present)
  • Tim Royall — keyboards, guitar, percussion (2009–present)
  • Phil Tucker — drums, percussion (2009–present)
  • Songs

    HandsA Is for Alpine · 2012
    FoolishYuck · 2015
    VillagesA Is for Alpine · 2012


    Alpine (band) Wikipedia