happy mag subscription

Straight outta Melbourne, Yeo is the electro songwriter punching out glorious, fuzzed out tunes you can’t help but get down to. He’s got game, and three years of top-shelf releases to prove it.

The man himself is about to groove through some of Brisbane, Melbourne and Sydney’s most-loved live venues with dream pop heartbreakers SAATSUMA in tow.


Yeo proved he has an ear for damn fine electronica with his album Ganbaru, and today we find out just how deep his tastemaking talent goes.

We managed to catch Yeo between rehearsals for the upcoming shows to put his musical library to the harsh test of public scrutiny. He was confident, and after seeing his picks, we can see why.

Grab the headphones for this hot list of Yeo’s favourite tunes of 2016 so far, and see what he has to say about each pick below.

Jack GraceAll Lost

I’ve been waiting for Jack to put something out for ages, because he knows how to bring the feels.

Christopher PortBump

A fresh electronic production from a talented drummer, including stacks of cowbell.

Buoy Clouds & Rain

Charmian Kingston’s delicate vocal and nuanced writing grab me immediately on this.

Rainbow ChanNest

Rainbow’s got an incredible sense of melody and lyrical prose which brings the eccentric production of this song to life.


This track makes me want to dance with my eyes closed… turn it up!


Killer hooks, meaningful words; this is an uplifting heel shuffler, channeling R&B elements old and new.

Matt BlackRiot

Moody release from this little-known artist. One of the best vocals I’ve heard in a long time.


Ella and Graeme make a killer team. Faithful 80s production and skillful playing/programming make me want to jump around.

Emma LouiseColours

I’m a sucker for nostalgia, and Emma is literally my queen.


I first heard this drop live side-stage at a huge festival. It’s just as killer blaring through my headphones.


Yeo’s tour kicks off in Sydney tomorrow, and if you get in quick you’ll also be able to catch this act in Melbourne on the 25th and Brisbane on the 30th. Tickets here.


Leave a Reply

September 21, 2016

More from Happy

  • Happy Mixtape 86 Oh shit son! If you're not too busy watching Rick and Morty or Game of Thrones, get amongst Happy Mixtape 86 for the very best new music around.
  • HATCHIE happy mixtape 81Happy Mixtape 81 In Happy Mixtape 81 we have all the Aussie goodness you need to get around, plus key releases from Wu-Tang Clan, Parcles and more. Dive in. Want a chance to press your […]
  • Happy BIGSOUND Mixtape We're back from BIGSOUND, and it was so damn good we're letting it take over this week's mixtape. Listen in for all the sick bands we chatted to, drank with and saw live while we […]
  • Happy Mixtape 85 This week, find the best new Aussie music, a few international faves and a slew of our favourite tunes from ACT in Happy Mixtape 85. Happy Mag Issue 5 is nearly upon us! Subscribe […]
  • Indulge your ears in a 228-hour playlist chronicling Haruki Murakami’s vinyl collectionIndulge your ears in a 228-hour playlist chronicling Haruki Murakami’s vinyl collection There's an incredibly detailed Spotify playlist chronicling almost every piece of music Haruki Murakami owns physically or has mentioned in his novels. Indulge yourself in a smorgasbord of […]
  • Listen to David Bowie from beginning to end in a 19-hour, complete chronological playlist Some of us will remember where they were when David Bowie passed on to the next one. I was roasting alive in the depths of Town Hall Station, facing a 55-minute commute in what felt like a […]