Sydney band Lilies launched their debut EP 'Teale' at the Excelsior Hotel in Surry Hills at the end of August. Lilies have been described as 'the contemporary Velvet Underground'. Heath Franco (bass and vocals) is the recipient of the Artquest & ACAVA studio exchange and is currently in the UK. Heath is also writing a blog to talk about his experience in London. Jodie Whalen (percussion and backing vocals) has a studio at Parramatta Artist Studios. Tracks from their new EP are currently being played on FBi Radio.