Author: Bruce Baker

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Excusive Single Premiere: Skyepaint ft. Bares “Pipe Dream” (2020)

September 24, 2020

Today we are premiering “Pipe Dream”, from Skyepaint, featuring Bares. Skyepaint is the moniker for Novocastrian synthpop songwriter/producer Amos Wellings. He has teamed up with Melbourne-based indie-pop singer/songwriter Bares to create a bright summery tune, just the tonic to dance away your problems.  “Pipe Dream” will be released on all streaming services tomorrow. “Pipe Dream” is an […]

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Track of the Day: Jack Grace “Daydreaming” (2020)

September 23, 2020

Jack Grace has relocated from Sydney to Paris and continues to make inspiring music from the French capital. He has just released his latest single “Daydreaming”, which follows on from “A Ribbon” which was released earlier this year. “Daydreaming” is musically sparser in style than “A Ribbon” but if ever there was an argument for […]

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Exclusive Single Premiere: Lucy Eaton “Rotten Love” (2020)

September 23, 2020

Lucy Eaton was born in Australia, but currently resides in California, and we have the exclusive premiere of her debut release “Rotten Love”, a fun whimsical take on trying to win over someones affection. Eaton has a gift for writing lines which reference the everyday and resonate with the listener.  She is armed with her ukelele […]

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Miller Roberts

Track of the Day: Miller Roberts “Heart on Your Sleeve” (2020)

September 22, 2020

Miller Roberts is the moniker for singer/songwriter Millie Robertson. She is new on the scene as a solo artist and has recently released her debut EP, Square One. “Heart on Your Sleeve” is lifted from this EP, and we are excited to make it our Track of the Day today. I’m sure that fans of […]

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Exclusive Album Premiere: The English Rain – Echoes of You (2020)

September 22, 2020

Today we have the premiere of the long-awaited debut album, Echoes of You from Brisbane band The English Rain. It’s hard to believe that it’s taken the band this long to put out an album, given the depth of their catalogue. The English Rain was co-founded by Steve Boom and Neil Steward who met in […]

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Exclusive Video Premiere: Jacuzzi “Mother” (2020)

September 21, 2020

Post-punk electronic and new-wave trio Jacuzzi released their debut album, Animator, last month, and we are fortunate today to be premiering the video of “Mother”, one of the tracks off this impressive record. Their album is a collection of 8 songs, all different chapters, with their own stories. Their music is a vast soundscape, with […]

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Lisa Caruso

Exclusive Video Premiere: Lisa Caruso “To Call You Mine” (2020)

September 18, 2020

We have the exclusive video premiere of “To Call You Mine” from Sydney singer-songwriter  Lisa Caruso.  This is a ripping track off her forthcoming debut album, In Feelings. The first single off the album, “Shake Baby Shake” earnt a spot on the NBC TV Series “Good Girls” and has received plenty of airplay since. “To […]

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Fourza

Exclusive Video Premiere: FOURA ft. Emy Zaluzna “My Truth” (2020)

September 17, 2020

We have the exclusive video premiere today of “My Truth”, a garage/dance-pop track from FOURA, featuring Emy Zaluzna. You might have known FOURA through her previous moniker, Lotus Moonchild. She is best known for  DJ’ing and producing in the clubs of Melbourne, cutting a swathe through the world of bass, electronic, garage, house and techno.  FOURA […]

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Exclusive Single Premiere: Mihka Chee “Mess!” (2020)

September 16, 2020

We are thrilled to have the exclusive premiere of “Mess!”, the latest single from Sydney-based singer-songwriter and multi-instrumentalist Mihka Chee. This is the title track off her forthcoming EP which will be the follow-up to her 2017 debut EP, Both. It’s a great fun upbeat tune, with a driving beat, vocals with just the right amount […]

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Track of the Day: OK Hotel “Life is Crazy (Like That)” (2020)

September 15, 2020

Our track of the day is “Life is Crazy (Like That)”, a rollicking tune from OK Hotel, a fresh new alt-rock band out of Wollongong. This is only their second single, following on from “Swim” which was released in February. For a three-piece, they create a big sound, and are making plenty of waves. It’s […]

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Meghna

Exclusive Single Premiere: Meghna “Bad Thoughts” (2020)

September 15, 2020

We have the exclusive single premiere of “Bad Thoughts” from Melbourne singer-songwriter Meghna. This track follows on from “Night” which was released back in February. The song opens with some moody synths, leading into the vocals and beats which drive the emotion throughout this honest exploration of how we deal with the anxiety of comparison. No […]

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Track of the Day: Elana Stone “Permanent Limbo” (2020)

September 14, 2020

Our track of the day is “Permanent Limbo” an electronic dance-pop tune from chameleon singer/songwriter Elana Stone. This is the first solo release for Stone since her 2015 EP Kintsugi. She has been busy in the meantime, as part of the quartet All Our Exes Live in Texas touring the globe, selling out concerts at home […]

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Exclusive Single Premiere: Joe Mungovan “You + Me” (2020)

September 14, 2020

Singer-songwriter Joe Mungovan from Kiama is about to drop his first release of 2020, and we are thrilled to be premiering this new song, “You + Me”, today. Mungovan paints a vivid picture in the opening stanza; it’s the end of the night, his friends have gone home and he is left with his partner, […]

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Exclusive Single Premiere: Golden Fang “Spooner’s Lookout” (2020)

September 8, 2020

Sydney indie-rock band Golden Fang are about to release the second single, “Spooner’s Lookout” off their album Here. Now Here. We are thrilled to be premiering this track ahead of its release on Friday. This is a song showcasing significant musical maturity and a love of their craft. The track opens with melodic acoustic guitars and pensive […]

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Exclusive Single Premiere: Doublethink Prism “#PAVLOVA” (2020)

September 7, 2020

We have the exclusive premiere of the song and video “#PAVLOVA” from the experimental electronic and spoken-word duo Doublethink Prism from Western Australia. The duo is comprised of Splodge who provides the words, and Steven Alyian who provides the sounds. This is a thought-provoking track, with an incredible video.  The band describes it as “… […]

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Julia Stone

Track of the Day: Julia Stone “Unreal” (2020)

September 7, 2020

Our track of the day is “Unreal”, a beautiful song from Julia Stone, tracking the complexities of love, loss and reflections on relationships. “Unreal” features samples and synths, adding many layers to the ethereal vocals of Stone.  Her vocals always conveys a feeling of honesty and an assured authenticity to them. The video was filmed […]

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Exclusive Single Premiere: Jack Errington “Drunk and High” (2020)

September 2, 2020

Rising Sydney pop star Jack Errington is about to release another single, “Drunk and High”,  which is a heady mix of pop and r&b. This is a cautionary tale about the pitfalls of pushing the boat out too far. Errington has craftily referenced times when he has behaved with reckless abandon. He stresses to those […]

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Win a double pass to see Van Gogh Alive at Royal Hall of Industries in Sydney

September 1, 2020

Van Gogh Alive is a large-scale, multi-sensory experience that has been seen by over 6 million people across 50 cities around the world including Rome, Milan, Berlin, Shanghai, Hong Kong, Moscow and many more. Finally, it comes to Sydney as a massive socially distanced, COVID-safe event. Van Gogh Alive will be held at Royal Hall […]

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Exclusive Video Premiere: KIT “King Size Bed” (2020)

September 1, 2020

We’ve been totally hooked on the tune “King Size Bed” which KIT dropped last month. Today we have the exclusive first look at the video for this enchanting song. In case you missed it, KIT is the solo-project for Katie Wighton (All Our Exes Live In Texas) and this is just her second single under […]

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Exclusive Single Premiere: Little Fox “As I go” (2020)

August 31, 2020

We have the exclusive single premiere of “As I Go” from singer/songwriter Little Fox.  Little Fox is the moniker for Sydney singer-songwriter Simone Macarounas. Little Fox has recently started to release music again, after making a splash in the local scene back in 2012 with the release of her debut single “Blood and Dust”. It’s […]

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Track of the Day: The Smashing Pumpkins “Cyr” (2020)

August 31, 2020

The Smashing Pumpkins are back with new music, and “Cyr” is our Track of the Day today. The band has also announced that there is a new studio album in the works which is exciting news for fans. The vocals of frontman Billy Corgan are of course unmistakable. “Cyr” is a little more electronic than […]

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Exclusive Single Premiere: Matt Hsu’s Obscure Orchestra “Welcome To The Neighbourhood” (2020)

August 28, 2020

We are so excited to have the exclusive premiere of Matt Hsu’s Obscure Orchestra‘s new single “Welcome To The Neighbourhood”. The song addresses significant social issues which need urgent attention – refugee rights, black lives and racial injustice. “Welcome To The Neighbourhood” demonstrates that songs with big topics don’t need to be solemn. This has […]

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Sydney loses another iconic small venue to Covid: Musicians & industry reflect as The Newsagency closes

August 27, 2020

Sydney has just lost one of it’s most iconic live music small venues, The Newsagency. Managed by Alison Avron (pictured above) since it opened in its first location in 2011, it has proven to be one of the city’s bright lights for hosting intimate gigs in Sydney – bringing consistent life to a city hit […]

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Exclusive Single Premiere: Elenore “Maybe I Am” (2020)

August 27, 2020

Melbourne indie-pop singer Elenore is about to release her latest single, “Maybe I Am”, and we are thrilled to be premiering it today.  “Maybe I Am” is a strong bold statement from an artist who is defiantly holding her ground. This song has sass and defiant cool vibes in spades. It’s got a totally captivating […]

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Interview: Washington on finding the secret ingredient for her new LP Batflowers

August 27, 2020

Megan Washington is super-excited about the pending release of her latest album, Batflowers, and she has good reason to be. It’s nigh-on six years since the release of There There, the sophomore long-play, after her debut I Believe you Liar in 2010. “It’s not for lack of trying” said a buoyant Washington when I put […]

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Exclusive Video Premiere: Sophisticated Dingo “Don’t Wanna Be” (2020)

August 26, 2020

We have the exclusive video premiere of “Don’t Wanna Be” by Melbourne duo Sophisticated Dingo. It features some pretty cute animation by Gabbie Rossiter,  a cartoonist and animator who not surprisingly has been in hot demand during lockdown. The track is on their sophomore EP “How’s The Carry On!? which dropped last week. It’s a fun […]

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Track of the Day: The Paper Kites ft. Lucy Rose “For All You Give” (2020)

August 25, 2020

Australia’s favourite folk/rocksters The Paper Kites are back with a beautiful new song, “For All You Give”, featuring UK singer-songwriter Lucy Rose. It’s the first track of their forthcoming 5th studio album, Roses which will be released next year. “For All You Give” is a song laden with joyful acoustic guitars and beautiful harmonies. Close […]

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Sammi Constantine

Exclusive Single Premiere: Sammi Constantine “Growing Pains” (2020)

August 25, 2020

2020 is proving to be a big year for Sydney singer/songwriter  Sammi Constantine. She has released a new track every month, and we are thrilled to be premiering “Growing Pains” which is the latest in this journey. Central to the theme of these tracks has been the exploration of mental health, self-growth and empowerment.  This […]

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Exclusive Video Premiere: Luke Daniel Peacock “Give Me a Reason” (2020)

August 24, 2020

Fans of the sounds of Manchester in the late 80’s and early 90’s are going to find plenty to love in Luke Daniel Peacocks latest single, “Give Me a Reason”. We’ve for the first look at the video for this banger of a tune. It has a wonderful retro feel to it. Think smoke machines, […]

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Interview: Imogen Clark on recording her EP The Making Of Me and moving to Nashville

August 21, 2020

Sydney singer-songwriter Imogen Clark drops her latest EP today, The Making of Me. It’s been a tumultuous 18 months or so for Clark. The cumulative effect of back-to-back European and Northern American tours, the ending of a significant relationship and other difficulties faced in her personal life, led to some much-needed soul-searching. This led to […]

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