New Music

Track of the Day: Teenage Joans “Three Leaf Clover” (2020)

December 2, 2020

Teenage Joans might have only burst onto the scene a year ago, but they’ve made quite the impact. Single “Three Leaf Clover” won them the triple j’s Unearthed High prize earlier this year, and with the duo releasing a new video for the alt anthem, there’s never been a better time to share this one […]

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Cinnamon Sun

Exclusive Single Premiere: Cinnamon Sun “If You Call” (2020)

December 2, 2020

Melbourne may have been in lockdown for most of the year, but some epic music is emerging from that town. Newly formed conscious soul/roots band, Cinnamon Sun is a prime example. Today we have the exclusive premiere of “If You Call”, the debut release from this effortlessly cool group. The frontman of Cinnamon Sun, Davy […]

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Track of the Day: George Alice “Teenager” (2020)

December 1, 2020

Triple J’s Unearthed High competition winner, George Alice continues to make waves with her latest single and official video, ‘Teenager’. The talented Australian singer and songwriter has also scored her first headline on the ‘Schools Out’ East Coast Tour. Slow-tempo and composed with soft acoustics, the indie-pop track reflects upon the dismissal of adolescents in […]

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Dust Of Us

Guest Playlist: Dust Of Us share 20 Songs to get through 2020

December 1, 2020

Sydney duo Dust Of Us have just released their latest single, “Punching Bag”, an exotic blend of layered electronica and moody ethereal vocals. Brothers Ed and Lloyd Prescott roped in guest vocalist Jess Chalker and her contribution is stunning. It’s a beautiful dark, smoky, track. The production is imaginative and leaves you wanting more. Ed Prescott […]

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Lizzie Jack and The Beanstalks

Exclusive Single Premiere: Lizzie Jack and The Beanstalks “Bens Backyard” (2020)

December 1, 2020

Wollongong quartet Lizzie Jack and the Beanstalks are just about to drop their third single, “Ben’s Backyard” and we are thrilled to be premiering this shimmering slice of summer prior to its release on Friday. The four-piece is comprised of Lizzie Jack on vocals and rhythm guitar, James Daniel on lead guitar, Alex Fordyce on […]

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Smallest Horse

Exclusive Video Premiere: Smallest Horse “How To Be A Human” (2020)

November 30, 2020

Brissie folk-punsters Smallest Horse have just dropped their latest tune, “How To Be A Human”, and we are thrilled today to be premiering the video for the track. This band has the folk-punk genre down pat, combining quirky story-telling with upbeat melodies and just the right amount of attitude. Humour and acute observations are the […]

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The Indios

Track of the Day: The Indios “La Primavera” (2020)

November 30, 2020

London-based Colombian band The Indios have just released their new single: “La Primavera”. The single is the creation of production duo Juan Contento, the band’s lead singer, and Felipe Rojas, the drummer.  Slow-tempo and laidback but captivating, “La Primavera” blends the different musical cultures brilliantly. The band has managed to make Urban latin influences rub […]

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Alive

Alive: Nuria takes us song by song through her soulful debut album

November 27, 2020

Tasmanian indie-pop artist Nuria has just released her debut album, the aptly titled Alive. Regular readers of the AU will have noticed I am a fan of the Tasmanian musician, having featured several of her singles over the past year; many of which feature on this new album.  In many ways Alive is an album […]

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Track of the Day: Yergurl “Until We Meet Again” (2020)

November 27, 2020

If you’re looking for a new track to obsess over, look no further than Melbourne based artist, Yergurl with her latest single, “Until We Meet Again”. After releasing her debut EP Love Bite earlier last year, the 20 year old is known for her unique style of dreamy beats and unapologetic lyrics. Capturing the core […]

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The Betweeners: Brisbane’s The Bonnie Doons walk us through their sophomore EP

November 26, 2020

Brisbane indie five-piece The Bonnie Doons released their new EP, The Betweeners, late last week. The four-track release champions a sound rich in groove, rhythm and soul, with the band dipping in and out of a few genre pools.  Recorded at Brisbane’s Alchemix Studios, The Betweeners is a release rooted in optimism, and in making […]

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Markus Saastamoinen

Exclusive Album Premiere: Markus Saastamoinen – Puzzle Pieces (2020 LP)

November 26, 2020

Melbourne-based musician Markus Saastamoinen will tomorrow release his long-awaited debut album, Puzzle Pieces. This talented multi-instrumentalist has featured in a number of bands over the years and has finally stepped out as a solo artist.  We are excited today to be premiering this wonderfully diverse album, and Markus has provided us with a track-by-track description, which […]

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Track of the Day: Sam Kaiser “Good Things” (2020)

November 26, 2020

Today’s stunning Track of the Day comes courtesy of singer-songwriter Sam Kaiser. Splitting his time between Hong Kong and Ontario, Kasier’s sound is folksy and intricate, all bound together by a soulful voice that belies his youth. Fans of Passenger and José Gonzalez will find plenty to enjoy here. Latest track “Good Things” might just […]

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Track of the Day: Dominic Breen “Lovelost” (2020)

November 25, 2020

Sydney-based singer/songwriter Dominic Breen has just released another belter of a track, this one is called “Lovelost”. The highly talented multi-instrumentalist played all but the bass on “Lovelost”, an upbeat song about being somewhat downbeat. There are some punchy lines in the song – “You left me with a cancer” delivered in a sunny, bouncy, joyous […]

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David M Western

Exclusive Single Premiere: David M. Western “Instant Life” (2020)

November 25, 2020

Country Victoria has spawned a gifted singer-songwriter in the form of David M. Western. His indie-folk-rock exhibits charmed musicianship, and he has an uncanny ability to write songs which make you pay attention to what he has to say. We are thrilled today to be premiering his latest release “Instant Life’ before its release tomorrow. […]

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Sam Marks

Exclusive Single Premiere: Sam Marks “Eventide” (2020)

November 24, 2020

Sydney singer-songwriter Sam Marks is just about to drop his latest summer-laced track “Eventide” and we are thrilled to be having the first listen of it before its release on Friday. An experienced musician who has played in many bands over the years, it’s a recent journey for Marks to be releasing music under his […]

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Alice Skye

Track of the Day: Alice Skye “Stay In Bed” (2020)

November 24, 2020

Singer-songwriter and Wergaia / Wemba Wemba woman, Alice Skye hasreturned with the raw and intimate new single, “Stay In Bed”. Accompanying the single is a wonderful video clip that celebrates Blak excellence and features a host of First Nations talent — including the wonderfully inimitable Uncle Jack Charles.  On “Stay In Bed”, Skye has once […]

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Track of the Day: Stevie Jean “Graduation” (2020)

November 23, 2020

With the phenomena which is “schoolies” about to hit many of Australia’s regional towns, Northern Territorian singer-songwriter Stevie Jean, reflects on her own experiences in leaving school in another gritty tune, “Graduation”. Having only left school two years ago, the memories are fresh, and Stevie Jean delves into the depths of how it doesn’t always […]

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Harmony Byrne

Track of the Day: Harmony Byrne “The Good Days & The Bad Days” (2020)

November 20, 2020

Singer-songwriter Harmony Byrne returns this week with a new single, the quietly devastating “The Good Days & The Bad Days”. The single, written and recorded during quarantine in the Bush, is the first from her forthcoming acoustic EP The Songs I Sing When No One Is Listening – due early 2021.   “The Good Days […]

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Exclusive Single Premiere: The Lulu Raes “Not For The Weekend” (2020)

November 19, 2020

The Sydney-based quintet The Lulu Raes are about to release “Not For The Weekend”, another signature high-octane tune to get the party started. These boys know how to put together a song which will put a smile on your face. “Not For The Weekend” follows on from their previous single, “Can’t Run No More”. We’ve […]

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Tilly Tjala Thomas

Track of the Day: Tilly Tjala Thomas “Ngana Nyunyi” (2020)

November 19, 2020

Emerging South Australia artist Tilly Tjala Thomas has just released her debut single “Ngana Nyunyi” as part of Part Time Records’ Singles Club.  Coming from the Fleurieu Peninsula, Tilly Tjala Thomas has been writing and performing her own songs around Adelaide since she was eleven. This year, her final year of High School, she’s undertaken […]

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Exclusive Single Premiere: Trace Decay “Surprised At Something” (2020)

November 18, 2020

Melbourne duo Trace Decay have followed up on their recent single “Empty Handed” with “Surprised At Something” which is another beautiful slice of indie-pop. We are delighted to be premiering it prior to its release on Friday. From the guitars kicking off proceedings to the warm resonating vocals of Jordan De Pas chiming in, it’s […]

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Felid

Track of the Day: Felid “On Your Own” (2020)

November 18, 2020

South African-born, Bristol-based singer, songwriter and producer Felid is back with his third single: “On Your Own”. The single is all about stepping away from toxicity and negativity and moving onwards and forwards by yourself.  Felid has credited his creative subconscious for the track; and has suggested that the alt-pop track originated as a late […]

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KARLOU

Exclusive Video Premiere: KARLOU “Closer” (2020)

November 17, 2020

Released late last week “Closer” is the third single from Queensland artist KARLOU. The raw and emotive track details a vulnerable time in the singer’s life. Today, we’re pleased and excited to bring you the exclusive premiere of the accompanying touching music video.  The music video depicts the journey one can go through when struggling […]

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Track of the Day: Tash Hills “First Breath” (2020)

November 17, 2020

Released on Friday, “First Breath” is the sophomore single from up-and-coming soul singer Tash Hills. Infectious and upbeat “First Breath” is like an injection of sunshine to the soul, and is perhaps the perfect remedy to the gloom of 2020.  Hills is inspired by Chaka Khan, and influenced by the likes of George Benson and […]

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Clio Renner

Track Of The Day: Clio Renner “Collide” (2020)

November 16, 2020

Clio Renner is one of those musicians that make the complicated look easy. Accomplished on the keyboards, piano, vocals and songwriter, Renner has worked with some of Australia’s finest over recent years, and this year has provided her with the opportunity to give a greater focus to her own material.  Her debut album, Nothing Breaks, […]

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Aspy Jones

Exclusive Single Premiere: Aspy Jones “Last Nerve” (2020)

November 16, 2020

Aspy Jones is a singer-songwriter who writes from the heart. His songs are steeped in keen observations, humour and honest reflections of his life. Some of his songs deal with his experiences learning to live with Asperger’s syndrome and anxiety. We are thrilled today to have the exclusive single premiere of his latest single, “Last […]

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Track of the Day: Martha Ffion “Rosaleen – Captured on Cassette Live Session” (2020)

November 13, 2020

Glasgow-based Irish singer-songwriter Claire McKay a.k.a. Martha Ffion has this week released her latest single, “Rosaleen” – taken from her wonderful sophomore album Nights To Forget. Alongside the album version of the track, fans are being treated to a new special live version of the track. It forms part of a larger live session that Ffion has recorded […]

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MOBS

Guest Playlist: Melbourne’s MOBS unveil their top ten favourite remixes

November 12, 2020

This week sees rising Australian quartet MOBS release a reworking of their single “Big World” with DJ, producer and singer-songwriter Goldhouse.  The quartet enlisted the expertise of the esteemed producer during COVID lockdown earlier in the year. “We were in lockdown with COVID and decided to bring a different energy to a collective favourite song […]

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Bambi O'Hara

Exclusive Single Premiere: Bambi O’Hara “Crazy Without You” (2020)

November 12, 2020

Sydney artist Bambi O’Hara releases “Crazy Without You”, her second single this Friday November 13th. Ahead of the official release tomorrow we’re excited to bring you this exclusive chance to hear the new single early.  Co-written and co-produced with her producer, and now partner, Tim McArtney, “Crazy Without You” taps into the current global zeitgeist […]

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Long Blue Light

Track of the Day: Leif Vollebekk “Long Blue Light” (2020)

November 12, 2020

A year on from the release of his critically acclaimed album New Ways, singer-songwriter Leif Vollebekk returns with a two-song EP, Long Blue Light. The title track, which we’re focusing on here, is a brand new original. Whilst, the second track is a cover of Bon Iver’s “29 #Strafford APTS”. It’s equally beautiful, so be […]

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