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Band To Watch: Nearly Oratorio

Simon Lam has a unique style that brings warmth and a subtle soulfulness to each of the three separate musical projects he's involved in. The…
Michelle Laggan | April 26, 2016 - 9:21 am

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Kllo – “Still Here”

Melbourne singer Chloe Kaul released her debut solo material as Chloe Kae earlier this year, but it turns out her main band has been hard…
Chris DeVille | April 2, 2020 - 12:55 pm

Chloe Kae – “Misconception” & “Recluse”

Melbourne singer Chloe Kae is best known as one half of the pop duo Kllo alongside Simon Lam, aka Nearly Oratorio. Now Kae has a…
Chris DeVille | January 23, 2020 - 9:46 am

Kllo – “Back To You”

Melbourne-based duo Kllo, comprising Simon Lam and Chloe Kaul, are back in action. Their last release was 2017's Backwater, however, Lam has been releasing music under…
Keely Quinlan | October 16, 2019 - 10:43 am


Nearly Oratorio – “Juniper”

Australian singer and producer Simon Lam crafts misty, introspective soundscapes as Nearly Oratorio, his solo moniker. Lam is also known for constituting one-half of Kllo
Connor Duffey | March 28, 2019 - 8:09 am

Kllo – “Dissolve”

Later this month, the melodically sharp Melbourne dance-pop duo Kllo will release Backwater, their debut album, and we've posted a few of its songs: "Virtue,"
Tom Breihan | October 2, 2017 - 11:05 am

Kllo – “Downfall” Video

"Downfall" is one of many fine low-key electro-pop singles from Backwater, the forthcoming debut album from Melbourne-based cousin duo Kllo. (Also try "Virtue" and "Nylon"
Chris DeVille | September 25, 2017 - 9:41 am

Kllo – “Nylon”

Kllo, the duo of Melbourne cousins Chloe Kaul and Simon Lam (who you may also know from Nearly Oratorio), are nearing the release of their…
Chris DeVille | September 13, 2017 - 12:19 pm

Kllo – “Virtue” Video

A couple weeks ago, the Australian duo Kllo dropped "Virtue," the first single from their forthcoming debut album Backwater. Today, we get to see the…
Margaret Farrell | August 2, 2017 - 12:36 pm

Kllo – “Virtue”

The last time we heard from Melbourne duo Kllo was nearly a year ago with the release of their EP Well Worn. Today, the electro-pop…
Kim Ilkowski | July 12, 2017 - 9:09 am


Kllo – “Sense” Video

Chloe Kaul and Simon Lam, the pair of Melbourne musicians known as Kllo, released their Well Worn EP last month. Today the duo has released…
Margaret Farrell | September 21, 2016 - 9:55 am

Stream Kllo Well Worn EP

When we last spoke to Simon Lam, the Nearly Oratorio producer talked about a tendency to place his songs into a particular sonic pocket. Now,…
Michelle Laggan | July 29, 2016 - 2:31 pm

Kllo – “Walls To Build”

Earlier this year, we premiered "Bolide," the first track from Kllo's upcoming Well Worn EP, which is due out in August. Today, the Melbourne duo,…
Zac Gelfand | June 13, 2016 - 2:33 pm

Kllo – “Bolide” (Stereogum Premiere)

Kllo is the Melbourne duo of cousins Simon Lam and Chloe Kaul. They make a glitchy, dreamy brand of electro pop with an aesthetic that…
Collin Robinson | April 18, 2016 - 10:00 am