BATTS is the project of Melbourne based musician and space enthusiast Tanya Batt. Creating a blend of folk and rock, whilst weaving in samples collected from space missions courtesy of NASA, throughout her music.
BATTS has been touring Australia for the past few years with Sharon Van Etten, Didirri, Oliver Tank, Timberwolf, and n.y.c.k. and has also played home town shows supporting The Teskey Brothers, Confidence Man, I Know Leopard, Abbe May, Cousin Tony’s Brand New Firebird and many more Australian favourites, as well as American duo Lucius and British rockers The Magic Numbers. In 2018 BATTS embarked on her first international tour to the UK, supporting Cub Sport and also playing shows with Communion Music and Sounds Australia.
A strong obsession with space and novels helps inspire the concepts and writing within BATTS music. Creating soundscapes that take you on a journey, BATTS is currently collaborating with the Planetarium in Melbourne to create a visual experience to accompany her debut album ‘The Grand Tour’, which was released into the world on April 12, 2019 through THAA Records and is a concept album based around NASA’s 1977 ‘Voyager’ mission.