The release of their album, coupled with an enticing and futuristic trailer shot in Japan, highlights the intensity of connection felt in the moment of ‘first contact’ with another. Through their mix of melodic electronic music and soft laced vocals, the album derives an apocalyptic ambience and incorporates sci-fi elements into a new form of electro-pop.
While the duo was raised in Australia, their Japanese heritage plays heavily into their creation, exploring a vast musical landscape that pours forth into the distinct Lastlings sound. The balance of the bustling cityscape of Tokyo set against the serene fishing village Aomori where their grandparents reside flows into their music, imbuing an energy that is exciting and electric. Today we chat with the two to find out more about First Contact, their inspiration behind the sound, and how to work in harmony as siblings.