A siren from the sea.
Isla Noir is a multi-instrumentalist who weaves a
soulful performance of crystal vocals and moving
piano melodies within a dark/dream pop sound in a
cinematic landscape. Classically trained in piano from
the age of six and self taught in guitar and drums; Isla
writes and produces her own music.
Her 2012 title EP single "Hawkmen" was synced in
Spike Lee's Netflix series "She's Gotta Have It." as well
as the instrumental featuring on fashion brand
After spending several years in Australian studio Press
Records with Kris Beyrouthy (Cosmic Bounce Records)
and Andrew Padula (Sol Studios) Isla honed her
production skills and fully produced her last album.
Isla's original composition has appeared on award
winning film “Screaming at Stars” as well as her
cinematic pop track “Nebula” appearing on Swedish
film “Gemini” and also syncing with Volvo for a
The remix of original song Moonlight, by Australian
astronaut, Dr Chrispy (Chris Boshuizen) has reached
112,000 Spotify streams to date and Nebula has
reached 10,000 since its release 3 weeks ago.
Drawing from experiences and observations both at
home and overseas, Isla's songs form a beautiful
balance of escapism and true stories.
Musical influences include Lana Del Rey, Dua Lipa,
London Grammar, Ellie Goulding and Highasakite.
She wrote and co-produced the music clip for her first
single “Hawkmen” as well as the clip for "Alone With
Hawkmen was produced and recorded in Melbourne Australia at Press Records Studios, Brunswick.
It speaks of the underground dance music scene in Australia as well as yearnings of travels and love.
Available on Spotify, iTunes, Soundcloud and more. Several songs from the EP have been playlisted on popular Spotify playlists.
'Sleepless Universe' 2022 Album
After a long hiatus from recording, and taking the time to tour, play at various gigs and work on her stagecraft, Isla released her 2022 album "Sleepless Universe".
The covid lockdowns offered the perfect opportunity to hone her production skills and record the tracks in studio.
The result is a dreamy pop album with cinematic darkness sprinkled in between.
Singles & Eps
Multiple singles and collaborations have been released over the past 2 years. With a heavy leaning toward synth pop and dark pop.
Still Awake: Remix EP
Releases August 5th 2022, Still Awake is a remix album, including collaboration remixes from Dr Chrispy - A world renown astronaut and producer, as well as a dreamy acoustic version of "Violets"
Nebula (& Garlic Tension Remix)
Released February 3rd 2023, Nebula is a cinematic offering and collaboration with Swedish producer Mans Billner.
The song has gained placement with Volvo and film "Gemini".
The Garlic Tension remix was released March 10th 2023.
ORIGINAL FILM & TV COMPOSITIONS
A writer and composer for film and TV, Isla specializes in heartfelt piano, drawn out vocals, harmonies and acoustic vibes.
She loves to take on projects that inspire her and are authentic with a story to tell.