Hiatus Kaiyote

Hiatus Kaiyote is an Australian musical group that has gained significant recognition and acclaim for their unique blend of genres and innovative sound. The band was formed in Melbourne in 2011 and consists of lead vocalist Nai Palm, keyboardist Simon Mavin, bassist Paul Bender, and drummer Perrin Moss.

Their music can be described as a fusion of soul, jazz, funk, and R&B with elements of electronic and world music. Hiatus Kaiyote's style is characterized by intricate rhythms, complex harmonies, and Nai Palm's soulful and captivating vocals. Their songs often feature unconventional time signatures and experimental production techniques, showcasing the band's exceptional musicianship.

Since their formation, Hiatus Kaiyote has achieved notable accomplishments in the music industry. In 2013, they released their debut album "Tawk Tomahawk," which received critical acclaim for its originality and creativity. The album caught the attention of renowned artists such as Questlove from The Roots and Prince, who praised Hiatus Kaiyote's talent.

Their breakthrough came with the release of their second studio album "Choose Your Weapon" in 2015. The album was widely regarded as a masterpiece and earned them a Grammy nomination for Best R&B Performance for their single "Breathing Underwater." It also topped numerous year-end lists from reputable publications like Rolling Stone and NPR.

Hiatus Kaiyote's success continued with their third album "Mood Valiant," released in 2021.


Music Preview Unavailable
We respect your privacy preferences. To enable music previews through Spotify, please consent to the use of third-party functional cookies. Learn more in our Privacy Policy & the Spotify Cookies Policy.

Concert Schedule

Concert Date Venue City




0 / 1000 Please log in to leave a comment.