Royel Otis

Pratts & Pain

As “Sofa King” continues to build at Alternative, SubModern’s #2 Artist Of 2023, Royel Otis’ “Heading For The Door” is Now the new music airplay chart’s First #1 Single Of 2024 (#1 Album Too!)!!!  With more reveals off the debut album “PRATTS & PAIN”, we’re So Excited The Aussies Will Finally Be Heading To The States For The First Time This Spring (check our Tours page for more)!!!


Melting together their penchant for melody with DIY mess-thetics, Royel Otis have sketched out a singular sound. New single ‘Heading For The Door’ is a case in point. At times effervescent, there’s a slight tinge of darkness in its helter-skelter indie pop format. Royel Otis have finessed their sound, making each note count. A catchy, tongue-in-cheek indie burner—CLASH


Produced by Grammy Award-winning producer Dan Carey (Wet Leg, Geese, Squid), “PRATTS & PAIN” is the first jewel in the crown for Otis Pavlovic and Royel Maddell. Their resulting efforts swing between melodic, pop-inspired indie and woozy psych that never stays in one lane. Handbraking towards psychedelic weirdness and dissonant noise, Royel Otis have no issue keeping all who listen on their toes. After the release of three EPs that took the band on a fast-track ride to global notoriety, PRATTS & PAIN” unites the record for their next chapter, adventures abound with no limits.

Listen: Royel Otis – “Heading For The Door”

Royel Otis – “Heading For The Door”