Maheekats belong to self-prescribed genre "haunting dream rock". The group's sound is characterized by its surreal lyrics, lush vocals, edgy post-punk, psychedelic and progressive influences and use of sonic experimentation.
Craig Camp and Clara Efrona have been writing together since 1999. Craig plays drums, bass, guitar and keyboards. Clara plays guitar, sings and also plays keyboards. They both contribute to writing ethereal melodies and poetic lyrics which give the music its unique foundation and soundscape.