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The Autumn Isles

Years Active 2005 to present

Genre Pop, Indie, Rock

Members Alex Arpino - Lead Vocals/Rhythm Guitar, Russell Loasby - Drums, Brian Maloney - Bass, Daniel Silvestri - Lead Guitar/Vocals, Tenille Bamford - Keyboards/Vocals Past: Erik Hecht - Lead Guitar/Keyboards/Vocals, Aidan Gordon - Lead Guitar/Vocals, Hayat Feghaly - Keyboards/Vocals, Alison Brown - Keyboards/Vocals

Describe Your Sound

We sound a bit like your parents records. We pride ourselves on creating timeless pop songs that harken back to the days of quality song writing from ELO, to The Kinks, to the Beach Boys.



Alex Arpino, Russell Loasby


Formed in 2005 after Russell Loasby (Institut Polaire/Capital City) stumbled across Alex's demo's online. Russell reached out and urged Alex to start a band with him. Russell spruiked Alex's demo's around to like-minded music friends and Erik Hect (Institut Polaire) took a keen interest and joined on keys/guitar. Brian Maloney was snagged after he answered an ad posted on perthbands, his playing proved to be the perfect fit.


The Bank Holidays, Institut Polaire, Preytells, Hurricane Fighter Plane, Burton Cool Suit, Turnstyle, Burgers Of Beef, The Stems

Shared Bills With

Idlewild, Trashcan Sinatras, The Subways, Sons & Daughters, Machine Translations, Architecture In Helsinki, An Horse, Even, Old Man River, Katie Noonan, The Whitlams, Okkervil River

Career Highlights

Supporting Okkervil River to capacity crowd at Capitol back in 2009. Being hand picked to play the Southbound festival in 2009. Release of our debut 14-track album Kaleidoscopes in 2011. Touring.

Current Activity

Currently finishing off the second record, should be complete in a couple months.

Shared Members With

Institut Polaire, Burgers Of Beef, Superengine, Capital City

Releases by The Autumn Isles


Laughing Outlaw



Wish Lists and Sunken Lands




Beautiful Pantomime




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