Manor, a duo comprising Nathaniel Morse and Caitlin Duff, was formed in 2011 and live in Melbourne, Australia.
Manor compose songs loyal to the timeless principles of pop composition yet without fear of complicated arrangements and intuitive instrumentation. An intriguing combination of the conventional and the experimental, the known and the new.
Owing to an affection for classic rock, their songs bear distinguishable nods to the Beach Boys, as well as psychedelic luminaries Pink Floyd, while equally influenced by the avant-garde leanings of contemporaries Animal Collective and Grizzly Bear.
In Morse's hands intertwining guitar lines are woven into walls of sound upon which Duff, who owes much of her gifted soprano to Kate Bush and mid-nineties trip-hop, bestows enchanting melodies that can turn from saccharine to achingly heartfelt on the head of a pin.