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Reggae/Dub

Crank the reverb on the hats and put the snare on the off beat. Australian musicians continue to take these genres into new and exciting territory.

Tracks

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Mista Savona - Carnival feat. Solis & Randy Valentines     Reggae/Dub, Hip Hop, World 25/02/2017
Mista Savona (born Jake Dominic Savona) is a highly regarded Reggae, Dancehall and Hip-hop producer and keyboardist based in Melbourne, Australia.
The first single lifted from the HAVANA MEETS KINGSTON project is ‘Carnival', featuring Jamaican born vocalist Randy Valentine and Cuban singer Solis. Bursting with energy and originality, the song is set to become a dance floor anthem for a new generation of urban, reggae, hip-hop and world music lovers.

Shanon Watkins - Sunnyside Up     Folk, Reggae, Rock 25/02/2017
From Brisbane, Shanon Watkins is a stocky, tattooed, red-haired, left-handed bloke; not quite the picture that first comes to mind when you think singer-songwriter. But sing and song-write he does.
“[Sitting back and relaxing in the sun] inspired me to write about being happy with what you have and who you are. Life is the journey and whatever happened, right or wrong you are who you are because of what you did to get there”.

Lonely Boys - The Hunter (Dazastah Remix)     Indigenous, Rock, Reggae 16/02/2017
They are a 6 piece guitar inspired rock band from the Arnhemland community Ngukurr- 700km south-east of Darwin. They debuted their career at Groove In The Moo 10 yrs ago.
The original version of ‘The Hunter’ was first introduced at the Barunga Festival in 2014 and features on Triple J’s unearthed. This single is remixed by Dazastah (Drapht's main DJ).
Produced by Forrester Saville (Karnivool, Dead Letter Circus) and James Mangohig.

Other tracks by Lonely Boys:  The Hunter
Koshowko - The Giver     Pop, Funk, Reggae, Rock 17/12/2016
Koshowko is the brainchild of Polish born, Melbourne based producer Martin K, also known for his releases under the Philosophy Of Sound moniker on Discotexas.
An ode to Xmas, the track tells a highly unusual story of the one and only Santa, but that’s not the only interesting part. Quite astonishingly, the track features input from musicians located across three continents who have never met face-to-face and worked through the cloud collaborating service Ohm Studio.

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Other tracks by Koshowko:  The Giver (Instrumental)
The Floating Bridges - Finer Things In Life     Blues/Roots, Reggae, Pop 14/12/2016
The Floating Bridges create infectious roots music, blending together big lively ska grooves, thick bottom end bass lines and smooth four part vocal harmonies – perfect for the dance floor!
'Finer Things In Life' is about doing the things that make you happy! Every day do something nice for yourself and for someone else :-)

ON TOUR
DEC-FEB
WA/QLD

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Rambutan Jam Band - Doing What They Taught Us     Reggae/Dub, Psychedelic, Rock 09/12/2016
Likened to the pulsating tropical storms that sweep across Australia's North in the Monsoon season, Rambutan Jam Band provide an eclectic mix of Reggae, Psychedelic Rock and Rap.
'Doing What They Taught Us' is about the rigid education system in place that ultimately teaches us how to act and live life. Through ambient, melancholy verses and heavy, intense choruses, frustration is expressed for how our minds our moulded since we are young and its repercussions later in life.

ON TOUR
MAR
NSW

Other tracks by Rambutan Jam Band:  East Point  -  One By One
Airileke Ingram - Sorongi Samarai     World, Reggae, Dance 24/11/2016
A protest song co-written w/ Independence leader Benny Wenda, Airileke calls for “Merdeka” - Freedom for WestPapua. He draws on his PNG&Oz roots, creating a new sound with futuristic ideas.
A protest song calling for “Merdeka” - Freedom for West Papua. Fierce log drumming from Manus Islands, hauntingly beautiful Kwakumba flutes from the PNG highlands, Tifa drums of West Papua, and chants from surrounding islands; features musicians from PNG who gathered to perform in solidarity with West Papua.

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Rachel By The Stream - Situation     Reggae/Dub, Pop, Dub, Electronic 18/11/2016
Melbourne-based duo Rachel By The Stream deliver a high-energy, animated sound that draws from pop, reggae and dance to create something completely unique “a totally distinctive talent” (ToneDeaf).
Four dramatic guitar chords, abruptly interrupted by haunting vocal drones, kick us into the album opener: ‘Situation’; a catchy reggae banger that builds and builds. Written as a 'dub prayer' and featuring dubs by Reuben Stone, this track is a summons to positive thought.

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Other tracks by Rachel By The Stream:  Wish  -  Mossy's Song
Bootleg Rascal - Love Her Like I Love You     Rock, Dub, Reggae 18/11/2016
Bootleg Rascal have had a massive couple of months abroad touring with label-buds, Sticky Fingers, in Europe and the USA; then headed back to Europe and UK.
‘Love Her Like I Love You’ is the first taste of what’s to come from the forthcoming and second LP. A record that emphasizes their melodic knack, unique use of loops and explores a recent obsession for 80’s sounds and drum pads taking cues from Bowie and Peter Gabriel.

ON TOUR
NOV-FEB
ACT/NSW/VIC/QLD/WA

B-Town Warriors - People of the Red Sunset     Hip Hop, Reggae, Indigenous, Roots 08/11/2016
B-Town Warriors are a diminutive group of razor-sharp rappers from the remote Indigenous community of Bourke, NSW.An outcome of a Desert Pea Media songwriting project.
Desert Pea Media projects involve a dialogue-based storytelling process that encouraged participants to analyze 'the real', 'the ideal' and 'the bridge'. In simple terms this means critically thinking about how to create positive change for individuals, for each other and for our communities.

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Zennith - Poet A Rhymer     Hip Hop, Reggae, Rap 04/11/2016
From deep within the scrub of ancient Bulwai country, Kuranda FNQ, emerges the new sound of Australin Music.
Embracing their hip-hop reggae roots, Kuranda’s dynamic family-founded outfit Zennith are back – six years after their last release. 'Poet A Rhymer' is the sound the band always set out to create, a dance-hall anthem with beat-laden rap and a rhythmic undertone, interwoven with some mean guitar licks.

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Kingfisha - The Gold     Reggae/Dub 03/11/2016
Brisbane roof raisers Kingfisha have been laying down weighty reggae and dub, and in the process cementing themselves as Australia’s premier reggae act.
The Gold is about showing up everyday to a job you despise but finding a reason beyond the money to be there. Mateship and commonality despite your differences.

FINALIST: 2017 QLD MUSIC AWARDS - BLUES / ROOTS

Electrik Lemonade - We Know This     Funk/Soul, Hip Hop, Reggae, World 28/10/2016
Electrik Lemonade are 7 individuals united by the cosmic collective boogie. Playing rump funkin' shows that feature a repertoire of original funk, hip-hop tunes, infused with soul & electronic elements.
We Know This, is a brutally honest ode to cannabis which has influenced the band in different ways. With the legalisation of medicinal marijuana across Australia as of 2017, Electrik Lemonade wanted to write something that they imagined their fans singing back at the top of their lungs at shows.

Sol Nation - Sun Comes Up     World, Reggae, Ska 28/10/2016
Cooked Upbeats and Spicy Rhythms
Sun Comes Up is a Ska/Reggae song that talks about life and uniting people no matter who or where you from. Its about loving life and having a party till the Sun Comes Up.

Other tracks by Sol Nation:  Like it Like This  -  Spread the Word
Black Bird Hum - Hot (Radio Edit)     Reggae/Dub, Roots, Reggae 30/09/2016
A blend of roots reggae wound together with captivating hooks, solid grooves and striking harmonies.
A song about a hot girl who is driving me crazy.


Other tracks by Black Bird Hum:  Fool  -  Fire
Dubmarine - Solar Flare Fire     Reggae/Dub, Electronic 28/09/2016
Dancehall, Reggae, Dub, DnB
Dub stepping and heavy synth.

FINALIST: 2017 QLD MUSIC AWARDS - INDIGENOUS, URBAN

Hemingway - Soulfood     Reggae/Dub, Funk, Electronic 28/09/2016
Psych - Reggae - Dub thrown together with horns, tasty guitar licks, hip-hop styled lyrics, dirty bass lines and new eclectic electronic beats. Hemingway. A tasty feast for the soul.
The new single ‘Soulfood’ was first dished up earlier this year and recorded with friend, musician and producer Lyall Moloney. Mixing in drum samples and electronic beats for the first time, band leader Brad, describes the track to include ‘A heavy funk line infused with a hip hop vibe.”

ON TOUR
OCT-NOV
ACT/NSW/VIC/QLD

Simon Kelly - Rubbish Radio     Funk/Soul, Psychedelic, Reggae, Roots 23/09/2016
Stir fried singer/songwriter fingers on a percussive bed of psychedelic roots rock reggae.
Rubbish Radio's funk and soul rhythms and upbeat horn lines are juxtaposed against 'humanity is doomed' lyrical content.

Other tracks by Simon Kelly:  You Can Burn All The Flowers (You Can't Stop The Spring)  -  The Good Wife
Gold Member - Stick The Moon     Hip Hop, Rock, Dub 16/09/2016
Sydney's mintest, electro-skank-hop duo Gold Member, transitions from modern hip-hop infused verses to its infectious 80s pop-style chorus. Az on guitar + vocals and Goldie's Gus tearing up the turntables.
Perfect for a summer arvo playlist, with Goldie's signature lyrical flow and hypnotic guitar creating a distinctly Aussie vibe. The song is about celebrating failure, something that we've all had to do at one point. Life doesn't always give you what you want, but it gives you what you need.

Sharnae Bergan - My Music     Indigenous 16/09/2016
Sharnae Bergan is a solo artist from NSW.This track is featured on the Young, Black and Deadly - Rising Stars compilation, produced by the Gadigal Music.
This track features vocalist Sharnae Bergan, Johnny Nicol on guitar, John Gauci on piano, Dave Marsalis on drums and Mark Ross on bass.