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Peabody - Gemini     Rock, Pop, Garage 20/09/2018
Sydney’s brave soldiers of indie-noise-guitar pop, post-punk and rocknroll PEABODY return with their first new music in eight years.
'Gemini’ is about Ben's mum’s car that he used to borrow to drive to gigs, parties, to take girls on dates... We went to see Sidewinder play the Manning Bar one rainy Saturday night, only to find the entire front grill had been stolen. The indignity. It was a fine old machine that took us to where to action was.

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Xylouris White - Motorcycle Kondilies     World, Folk 27/04/2018
A passion for exploration comes naturally to Xylouris White, the ruggedly visionary duo formed of Cretan lute player George Xylouris and Australian drummer Jim White (The Dirty Three).
“Motorcycle Kondilies” is muscular and epic, White’s rimshots providing on-alert accompaniment as Xylouris’s reaching vocal and dancing lute lines build in intensity.

Xylouris White - Only Love     Ethnic Multicultural, Folk, Punk 07/02/2018
A passion for exploration comes naturally to Xylouris White, the ruggedly visionary duo formed of Cretan lute player George Xylouris and Australian drummer Jim White (The Dirty Three).
"A rollicking yet passionate stomp of a song featuring White’s propulsive drumming, which gives room for Xylouris’ incredibly dexterous, heavy metal-like lute, an infectious hook, and sonorous baritone, singing lyrics in Greek ... possessing a swooning and urgent passion, the song reveals the duo’s mischievous, free-flowing improvisational-like nature."

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Other tracks by Xylouris White:  Daphne
Robbie Miller - Solid Rock     Blues/Roots, Indigenous, Folk, Cover Version 11/11/2017
Brisbane's Robbie Miller is renowned for his smooth vocals and stellar performance skills. He has proven himself as an impressive and "captivating" talent (AU Review).
Robbie Miller provides some magical, goosebump-inducing moments on his take on the Goanna classic 'Solid Rock'.

Lifted from the acclaimed 'Deadly Hearts' recording project.

Mista Savona - Candela     World, Dubstep, Reggae 20/10/2017
HAVANA MEETS KINGSTON – the ground breaking collaboration album fusing together the two islands of Jamaica and Cuba will be released world wide on Friday, November 3rd.
'It's hard to believe the Buena Vista Social Club album was recorded over twenty years ago. I took some classics from that record and gave them a Jamaican twist. For 'Candela' I wanted to get funky and Sly plays an absolutely killer drum break alongside Barbarito's looping riff.

Other tracks by Mista Savona:  El Cuarto De Tula
Custard - 2000 Woman     Rock, Pop 29/09/2017
Power pop supremoes Custard today unveil the video for ‘2000 Woman’, the second single lifted from their forthcoming album The Common Touch, to be released Oct 6th.
“This recording of ‘2000 Woman’ is the only time we've played the song. We talked about the chords and the basic structure then we hit the record button. Lyrically it deals with the fact that girls are better than boys. It's taken me almost 50 years to work that out.”

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The Soul Movers - Show Me     Funk/Soul, Retro, Soul, Easy Listening 27/09/2017
Retro soul/rhythm & blue combo The Soul Movers feature frontwoman Lizzie Mack, guitarist Murray Cook (The Wiggles), keyboardist Pip Hoyle (Radio Birdman), Andy Newman and Darren Ryan.
A classic soul ballad with an intimate plea from a waiting heart. Incorporating many traditional 60’s song features such as a spoken word and resolution verse with an extended outro – the slow dance of the album.

Other tracks by The Soul Movers:  Rise Up
The Green Bananas - Orangutan Walk     Pop, Garage, Retro, Psychedelic 15/09/2017
Introducing THE APE and his pals; an orangutan, a chimpanzee, and a couple of baboons, along with the guidance of young producer/zookeeper/human Owen Penglis (Straight Arrows / The Grates).
It has the ap-PEEL to excite the ENTIRE JUNGLE, from young to silverback.
A beat RIPE for the dancefloor - in fact you'd be BANANAS not to do the ‘ORANGUTAN WALK’.

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Other tracks by The Green Bananas:  Do The Ape  -  Bananas For You
Apakatjah - The Dead Heart     Indigenous, Acoustic, Rock, Australian Indigenous 29/06/2017
From the desert of Central Australia comes Apakatjah, an acoustic duo combining intricate guitar work with ancient languages & stirring harmonies.Featuring Dion Forrester and Jonanthan Lindsay-Tjapaltjarri Hermawan .
Alice Springs acoustic duo Apakatjah deliver this powerful rendition of Midnight Oil's anthemic 'The Dead Heart'. Featured as one of twelve tracks on 'Deadly Hearts', a recording project celebrating NAIDOC Week 2017.

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Emily Wurramara - Black Boy     Indigenous, Easy Listening, Australian Indigenous 29/06/2017
Emily Wurramara is a proud Indigenous performer originally from Groote Eylandt, NT, singing in English & Anindilyakw. Currently based in Brisbane.
Emily Wurramara delivers a breathy, jazz-inspired interpretation of Coloured Stone’s ‘Black Boy’.

"This song became an anthem that I still feel extremely connected with. It fills me with so much pride to be able to do my version of this historical and significant anthem."

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Jimblah - My Island Home     Indigenous, Hip Hop, Electronic, Australian Indigenous 29/06/2017
Jimblah is a producer, MC and vocalist from Adelaide, South Australia.He is influenced by a wide range of different artists and genres, his main passion being hip hop.
South Australian producer, MC and vocalist Jimblah's offers this synth-laden, new-age take on the Warumpi Band classic. As featured on the 'Deadly Hearts' compilation out June 30. The modern sound of Indigenous Australia - A landmark album from the next generation of storytellers.

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Australian Chamber Orchestra - Cavatina: Adagio molto espressivo - from String Quartet in B-flat major, Op. 130 (with Grosse Fuge, Op. 133) by Beethoven     Classical, Cover Version 02/05/2017
One of the world’s most lauded chamber ensembles, the Australian Chamber Orchestra is renowned for its inspired programming and unrivalled virtuosity, energy and individuality.
Beethoven’s Grosse Fuge was originally conceived as the final movement to his last string quartet; in it, the genre moves away from salon music into what Tognetti describes as “hyper-controlled cacophony, rousing responses ranging from rapture to despair”.

Grigoryan Brothers - Bach Arioso     Classical, Acoustic 02/05/2017
The Grigoryan Brothers, individually and as a duo, are counted among the finest musicians of their generation. Between them, they have clocked up an incredible 21 ARIA Award nominations.
A melancholic guitar duo arrangement of the Bach work.

2018 AIR AWARDS NOMINEE: Best Independent Classical Album (Songs Without Words)

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Other tracks by Grigoryan Brothers:  Dvorak Songs My Mother Taught Me  -  Tchaikovsky None but the Lonely Heart
Sally Maer - O mio babbino caro from Gianni Schicchi     Classical 02/05/2017
British-Australian cellist Sally Maer performs with the Sydney Symphony Orchestra and is a recording artist with ABC Classics.
From triumph to tragedy, Maer celebrates the grandeur and brilliance of great opera, with her cello accompanied by the rich sound of the full orchestra. By turns intimate and majestic, the cello proves the perfect vehicle for some of the greatest melodies by Verdi, Puccini, Mozart, Handel, Faure and more.

Other tracks by Sally Maer:  Toreador’s Song from Carmen  -  Time to Say Goodbye
Benaud Trio - Video Killed the Radio Star     Classical, Cover Version 14/12/2016
Pianist Amir Farid, violinist Lachlan Bramble, and cellist Ewen Bramble have established themselves as performers of the standard repertoire, works by Australian composers and music with a pop/jazz influence.
Pianist Amir Farid, violinist Lachlan Bramble, and cellist Ewen Bramble have created an uplifting and joyful rendition of a crowd favourite.

Other tracks by Benaud Trio:  The Luckiest  -  Jacksonmania!
James Morrison & the James Morrison Academy Jazz Orchestra - Georgia On My Mind     Jazz 14/12/2016
Performing with his Academy Jazz Orchestra, Morrison presents both the thrill of a live set and the intimacy of a studio session, all released for the first time!
A jazzy upbeat version of 'Georgia On My Mind'.

Other tracks by James Morrison & the James Morrison Academy Jazz Orchestra:  (Back Home Again In) Indiana  -  You're Always Here
Melbourne Symphony Orchestra - Sleigh Ride     Classical, Cover Version 13/12/2016
Take a symphony orchestra, add a 100-voice choir, stir in your favourite festive tunes and sprinkle over a pinch of musical magic. The result? The finest kind of Symphonic Christmas.
Delius' brisk Sleigh Ride is a lyrical work capturing the journey of a moonlit sleigh ride through the snow.

Other tracks by Melbourne Symphony Orchestra:  The Christmas Song  -  Jingle Bells Overture
Australian World Orchestra, Sir Simon Rattle - Symphony No. 8 in C minor (1890 version) - I. Allegro moderato     Classical 23/09/2016
The Australian World Orchestra moves from strength to strength with its latest release: Bruckner’s Eighth Symphony, conducted by Sir Simon Rattle and recorded live at the Sydney Opera House.
Bruckner’s Symphony No. 8 is the perfect choice of repertoire for such a brilliant ensemble: intimate yet profound in its emotional journey, and radiantly beautiful. The performances under the baton of Sir Simon Rattle left audiences and critics hailing the event as ‘a sublime rendition of the infinite in sound’.

West Australian Symphony Orchestra, Asher Fisch - Symphony No. 1 in C minor, Op. 68 - IV. Adagio – Più andante – Allegro non troppo, ma con brio     Classical 23/09/2016
Johannes Brahms (7 May 1833 – 3 April 1897) was a German composer and pianist. Brahms composed for piano, organ, chamber ensembles, symphony orchestra, and for voice and chorus.
Brahms' Highly-Praised Symphonies, Conducted By West Australian Symphony Orchestra Principal Conductor Asher Fisch

When Brahms' First Symphony received its premiere, it was immediately described as 'Beethoven's Tenth' – the highest praise possible, acclaiming Brahms as the successor to the greatest symphonist of all.

Other tracks by West Australian Symphony Orchestra, Asher Fisch:  Symphony No. 3 in F major, Op. 90 - III. Poco allegretto  -  Symphony No. 4 in E minor, Op. 98 - III. Allegro giocoso
Emma Matthews - Gounod Roméo et Juliette: Je veux vivre (Juliette)     Classical 06/09/2016
Emma Matthews is an Australian lyric coloratura soprano, noted for operatic roles, also popular on the concert stage. Matthews has been renowned as the finest Australian soprano of her generation.
Agony and Ecstasy opens with a joyful expression of young love by Juliet in Gounod’s Shakespeare-inspired opera: ‘I want to live in this heady dream forever!’

Other tracks by Emma Matthews:  Verdi La traviata: Addio del passato (Violetta)  -  Bellini I puritani: Quì la voce sua soave ... Vien, diletto (Elvira)