Aonair is establishing themselves as one of Ireland's most exciting and promising acts at the moment. Their sound combines lush 80s inspired electronic production with rich reverbs, huge drum sounds and soaring vocal melodies to create a dreamy but powerful sound.
Aonair takes inspiration from staple acts such as Tears for Fears, The Blue Nile and Flock of Seagulls, combining it with the modern production style of The 1975, War on Drugs and Sam Fender. This maximalist wall of sound is complimented by their exciting and invigorating live performances.
Their 2022 sophomore EP ‘Loveheart Birthmark’, was an introduction to the bands epic sound, championed by tastemakers like The Guardian, Nialler 9, BBCNI, The Last Mixtape and more. This 80s-alt pop outfit are dubbed for huge things in 2023 having been added to The Journal’s ones for watch 2023 and RTE’s Rising list.
Gemma Bradley, BBC
“Unabashedly bright synth-pop”
“Obsessed since he released it”
BBC Across The Line
“Simply brilliant....have been listening to this all day”
Ed Smith Today FM
“Dreamy and beautifully written electro-pop"
“Aonair’s widescreen sound fills the sonic spectrum”
“Soaked in high fidelity 80s synth-pop vibes, Aonair has a lush aesthetic framed by widescreen pop songwriting”
The Last Mixtape