NZ / Aotearoa

Dance / Electronica

New Zealand native Jock Nowell-Usticke a.k.a. BAYNK is the epitome of the next-gen bedroom producer. His recent singles Could You and About Me have made an early
splash, both reaching the Top 10 in Spotify’s NZ Viral 50, and winning him new fans pretty far from home.

As Noisey tells it: “the story goes that the New Zealand kid puts a song up on Soundcloud in early 2015 while traveling around Europe. He loses his laptop, goes surfing for a week and returns to find the track going bonkers. Next he’s on the Laneway Festival line-up and getting emails from music industry people wanting to talk.”

Fast forward to 2016, and after a few months jamming around with a new song idea each day, the workings of some new material has started to take shape. Find You is next to emerge. Crafted in the Auckland winter but oozing warmth, choppy vocals dance over a r olling, prodding bassline, resulting in a pretty infectious summer jam.

“I was in love with a vocal sample I found somewhere deep on the interweb & wanted to turn it into a simplistic story about someone who is wanting a meaningful relationship but can’t seem to find the right person hence ‘I need a lover not just any other’”, says Jock.


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