Repulsive Woman began as a side-project in 2015 for Millie Lovelock, one half of much-loved Dunedin, New Zealand alt-indie two-piece, Astro Children. In 2019, Lovelock released Relief, her debut album as Repulsive Woman—recorded and produced by Adelaide Dunn (Milpool). ‘Rough Around the Edges,’ Lovelock’s debut single, charted on the New Zealand Hot 20 in 2019 and, in 2020, Relief was awarded Best Independent Debut at the Taite Music Awards. Lovelock has performed at the Red Bull Music Festival in Berlin (2018) alongside Kate NV. She is also a co-writer on six tracks on Various Assets, a compilation produced as part of the Red Bull Music Academy in Berlin, 2018, and has previously worked with Susan Rogers (Prince, Barenaked Ladies) as part of the APRA/AMCOS Songhubs Sphere project. Lovelock is currently a President’s Doctoral Scholar at the University of Manchester, UK.
With support from Sheffield-based duo, Lucy and Hazel. Together they write songs on feminism, politics, climate, land rights, swamp monsters, lawns and anything that get’s their goat. Playing guitar, uke, melodeon, clarinet and blending voices in harmony, they draw influences from multiple musical traditions from Europe, and the comings and goings of Hazel’s brain