Woodes is the moniker for the Melbourne based producer, singer and songwriter, Elle Graham, whose quick ascension into the limelight has caused many a head to turn.
Woodes breakthrough single 'The Thaw' was added to high rotation on Australian radio - triple j, triple j unearthed, FBi Radio and various community radio and has received a mass of online praise from taste makers including Indie Shuffle, Rolling Stone, Pigeons and Planes and US actress Emma Roberts - who tweeted the track to her 3.8 million followers. As well as being profiled heavily across Spotify, 'The Thaw' was included in various Australian and Scandinavian playlists including The Indie Mixtape, New Music Norway, New Music Deutschland and Spotify Finland. 'The Thaw' debuted at #12 on the iTunes Norway Alternative Chart and hit #20 on the iTunes Spain Alternative Chart. The track also landed Woodes a coveted feature in Pigeons and Planes as well as being included twice in their feature of 'best new artists' from around the world. Her follow up single 'Rise' was a huge fan favourite online, ticking over 2.1 million streams on Spotify alone.
Woodes released her debut self titled EP to much praise in 2016, featured on Rolling Stone, Indie Shuffle and Acid Stag, the EP debuted in the top 20 iTunes charts in 7 countries including at #1 in Singapore Alternative Album charts as well as featuring in the Spanish and Columbia Spotify Viral Charts. The EP has ticked over 4.5 million streams online.
2017 saw Woodes release acclaimed singles 'Run For It' and 'Dots' both of which were added to high rotation on triple j and widely praised by media gaining Woodes the coveted UK Metro feature as well as being featured by Rolling Stone, Pilerats and many more. Her recent collaborative track with Set Mo 'I Belong Here' was also added to full rotation on triple j, landing her two spots in the top #10 played tracks on triple j and cracked over 6 million streams on Spotify. Woodes released her sophomore EP Golden Hour in early 2018 alongside single ‘Origami’ which was added to triple j rotation and received rave reviews from media and fan alike. She was asked to perform for the coveted triple j Like A Version in March 2018, putting a Woodes spin on Vance Joy’s ‘Lay It On Me’.
After performing to glowing reviews at SXSW in Texas in 2017 including being named by The AU Review as the 'Best Australian Solo Artist' from the conference, Woodes was recently asked to support Asgeir and BØRNS on their Australian tours and will be joining fellow Victorians City Calm Down on their national tour in June as well as performing at Splendour in the Grass in July.