Isabel Rumble weaves stories together with nuanced vocals to create a space of open hearted intimacy and connection. Drawing upon a strong folk roots influence, Rumble offers a contemporary sound likened to Laura Marling and Mazzy Star, inviting listeners into a cocoon of reflection on the subtleties of love, nature and human relationships. Isabel’s intuitively crafted songs define an observant and soul-stirring emerging young artist.
Growing up on Yuin country on the far south coast of NSW gifted Isabel with a strong connection to the land, a theme returned to often in her songwriting. After a period of study in Naarm/Melbourne, Isabel has since lived beside Austrian alps, amongst Finnish forests and in the German countryside. She currently resides at the foot of the ancient mountain Kunanyi in Nipaluna/Hobart.
Isabel has since toured alongside guitar virtuoso Daniel Champagne and New Zealand’s Holly Arrowsmith and performed on stages with Australian folk icons Ruth Hazleton and Lucy Wise. She has played at Cygnet Folk Festival, Party in the Paddock, MONA, Tasmania’s renowned Dark Mofo, Junction Arts Festival, and sold out her 2022 Precious Burden single launch in Naarm/Melbourne. Her music has been played on various radio stations including Double J.
2022 saw Isabel release two singles from her debut album, which has been recorded with Tasmanian producer Luke Plumb (The Mae Trio, Ruth Hazleton) Her debut album Bird Be Brave was released to wide acclaim and radio play, with sold out album launch gigs. The full length record is a powerful debut from one of Australia’s newest contemporary-folk voices.