New Zealand natives Aaron Short (producer and member of The Naked and Famous) and Sam McCarthy (Strange Babes) founded the collective after meeting in L.A., where they began exploring a deeper, more journey-based electronic sound based on their mutual passion for music that extends the mind and exceeds the 5 minute mark. Fellow Kiwi Maddie’s shared taste for the dark and atmospheric saw her step in as co-writer and female vocalist, and Space Above was born.