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Combining dream pop, trip-hop, electro, and global influences, Young Magic continues in the tradition of bands like My Bloody Valentine and Animal Collective and adds a tribal twist. The trio met in New York around 2007, sharing music interests and restless spirits. Australian native Isaac Emmanuel spent 2010 traveling across Europe, then jumping across the pond to New York and down to Mexico, recording music along the way with whatever instruments were available. Meanwhile, bandmate and fellow Aussie Michael Italia embarked on his own travels across Europe and South America, also armed with portable recording gear, while Indonesian-born Melati Malay made her own sounds back in New York
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by Nenad Georgievski
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