About

Paul Moleta is an Australian born singer-songwriter. His music offers a unique blend of alternative pop rock melodies and insightful song writing.

Growing up in the Northern suburbs of Melbourne, Paul always dreamed of becoming a singer-songwriter. In 2011 Paul, cousin Adrian Moleta and friend Nick McKay became rock band Mokoan (aka Inseek) with Paul being the band’s lead vocalist and songwriter. The band went on to achieve the following milestones

2013 both One Way Destination and Burning Flame chart #1 on N1M 

2014 Burning Flame charts #1 on N1M. ​

Paul along with Band Mokoan support The Steven Walter Children’s Cancer Foundation. Organising the fundraising event, the boys launch their  EP“ The Story Begins” donating all proceeds from the evening toward the foundation. 

Paul would bill the band and solo performances voluntary for The Relay for Life events around Melbourne.

​2015 26th January  “DON’T LET IT GO” features on Triple M’s Australia Day Promo “The Big Day In”

Don’t Let It Go charts #1 on N1M and Hear Them Cry charts #1 on N1M

In 2015 Paul was faced with a major setback after suffering a serious back injury and was told he would possibly never walk again. During his extensive recovery and rehabilitation, where he could not work or perform and the split of the band, Paul found light in the music of Irish band U2.  This became his inspiration, vowing to himself not only to recover, but that if he did, he would move to Ireland and record his music at Windmill Lane Studios, the original recording studio of U2.

In 2017 he did just that, adopting Ireland as a home base for his music. He honed his craft playing the pubs, clubs and festivals he managed to realize his dream of recording at Windmill Lane Studios in 2019.  Currently working with producer Ger McDonnell, who has worked with several huge bands including U2, Paul has recorded his latest singles Hypnotised and Waiting released early 2020 and now a brand new track Hey Young Soul releasing Wednesday 12th August 2020.

Recently Paul has played Ireland’s iconic music festival Electric Picnic in 2019 on the Village Hall Stage (Global Green), which also included headline acts Jess Glynne, Gavin James, Hozier and Florence + The Machine, Billie Elish, Dermot Kenny, Inhaler and The Academic

 In 2018 and 2019 Paul performed live as an international guest at The O’Connors famous Pub In Salthill Galway IRE. 

2019 Paul features as a live International act for The Darkey Kelly’s Music Fest and features as a live International act Dublin’s Culture Fest at Castle Hotel in Ireland

Returning to Melbourne in October 2019 Paul was a support act for Melbourne based rock band Black Bird Green on their spring tour.

 

Further milestones

2016 Radio interview/live performance on Fresh FM Bendigo AUS

2017 Independent Ireland/UK tour

2nd radio interview/live performance on Fresh FM Bendigo AUS and Apple FM Bacchus Marsh Aus

2018 Recordings commence in Ireland with sponsors contributing through the ACF (Creative Partnerships Australia)

2nd live performance and radio interview on Apple FM Bacchus Marsh AUS

Live performance and international guest at The O’Connors famous Pub In Sathill Galway IRE

Appears on The Odbox live stream In Dublin

Appears on Balcony TV Galway Christmas episode

Live radio Interviews and performance on Sound Liffey FM and Dublin South FM radio

2019 Hypnotized & Waiting For Love chart #1 on N1M in both singer-songwriter & alternative rock genre. Inseek charts #1 genre singer-songwriter on N1M in Australia

Recordings for a new album

Feature act (twice) at The International Bar Dublin

Performance at The Electric Picnic Music Festival as INSEEK

2nd appearence at O’Connors Famous Pub Salthill Galway

International act for The Darkey Kelly’s Music Fest

Performance at Dublin’s Culture Fest at Castle Hotel

Support act for Melbourne based rock band BlackBird Green spring tour.

New album to be released early 2020

FAQ

Where do the names INSEEK & MOKOAN come from?

INSEEK was given as a nickname by a long time friend Joe Rambaldi.

MOKOAN is a truck rest area located on the M31 HWY in Victoria AUS.

For more information visit http://www.paulmoleta.com

 

DIRECT LICENSING GUIDELINES  

PUBLIC PERFORMANCE-TRANSMISSION RIGHTS

1.    Our direct licensing guidelines

1.1. These are the direct licensing guidelines of Paolo Moleta.

At present we do not have the capacity to directly license any of our sound recordings or music videos for public performance or transmission.

1.2. Given the legal and administrative costs involved with direct licensing we are unable to offer direct licenses at competitive rates for public performance or transmission.

We will review our position every 12 months to consider whether the size and skill base of our organization enables us to engage in direct licensing.

1.3. In the meantime, if you require a license for the public performance or transmission of one of our sound recordings or music videos you should contact the Phonographic Performance Company of Australia (PPCA) at http://www.ppca.com.au or call (02) 8569 1111.

1.4. If you wish to provide any feedback or comments on our direct licensing policy, please emailcontact@inseekband.com

N.B

Don’t forget to contact APRA AMCOS to see if you also require a license from them for the use of the musical works and lyrics. See http://www.apra.com.au or call APRA AMCOS on 1300 852 388 to find out more.

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