Growing up in Maitland, NSW, Savannah and Briony were immersed in music from a young age. This early musical education gave the sisters an introduction to rhythm and craft, rich beat work and electrifying charisma. While Savannah took an interest in playing piano, Briony was drawn to dancing, and the body-moving potential of powerful beats. As teenagers, Savannah and Briony slowly began to immerse themselves in club culture, finding their way to Sydney to DJ at the city’s hallowed clubs. Those hole-in-the-wall slots quickly became headline slots, which became festival and stadium slots, opening for the likes of Marshmello and RL Grime, and performing on national festival circuits, including the 2019 Listen Out national tour. The heart of all Briony and Savannah’s endeavours, even from their earliest shows, has always remained the same: Kinder want to bring people joy — to make them dance and smile and forget their troubles, even if only for a minute.
Their new EP “Akwaaba” follows the recent release of the four-track EP Yenko which was defined by generosity of spirit, one that’s imbued with some kind of sisterly magic. An opportunity for Kinder to celebrate and share the depth of their Ghanaian heritage with the world, “Yenko” was the result of two lives’ worth of soul-searching and self-possession, a testament to Savannah and Briony’s distinct vision. Featuring the singles “Come Along” (feat. A.GIRL), “Rasta” (feat. Gold Fang), “Bus Stop” and title track “Yenko”, they captured an addictive late-night energy that was brought to festival and club stages. “Akwaaba” hears them stepping into an evolution that steers to the future while paying a nod to their roots.