City Riots is an indie rock band from Adelaide that formed in 2005. They have played in Australia, United States and United Kingdom, touring with Smashing Pumpkins, The Academy Is..., Cobra Starship, Midnight Juggernauts and Operator Please. Their single "Burning Me Out" received plenty of national airplay on Triple J, were one of the station's Next Crop Acts and were an Unearthed J Award nominee in 2008. In 2010 the band performed at South by Southwest and the track "She Never Wants To Dance" taken from the band's debut album, received high rotation on Triple J.

Members[edit | edit source]

  • Ricky Kradolfer
  • Matt Edge
  • Matt Stadler
  • Dan Kradolfer

Discography[edit | edit source]


  • Sea of Bright Lights (2012)


  • City Riots (2006)
  • Socialize (2008)
  • Matchsticks (2011)


  • "She Never Wants To Dance" (2010)
  • "In My Head" (2011)
  • "Matchsticks" (2011)
  • "Wait For You" (2012)
  • "Catch The Sun" (2012)
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