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Áine Tyrrell - In This House     Pop, Folk 31/08/2018
Irish Born Áine Tyrrell cradles the spirit of her native homeland. Ache, honesty, elated melodies and garnishing rhythms, it's the soundtrack of a woman who walks her own beat.
‘In This House’ is the earnestly honest and raw offering from Australia and Ireland’s folk powerhouse, Áine Tyrrell. An indie pop story of coincidence and synchronicity. a shared ancestral memory that Tyrrell as an Irish woman and the Aboriginal artists working on this project share. Produced by collaborator Mark Stanley and features the powerful voice of indigenous artist Dane Kennedy.

Ukulele Death Squad - Not Afraid     Folk, Roots, Rock 23/08/2018
The Ukulele Death Squad strives to entertain and wow their audiences by pushing the boundaries of the small four stringed instrument– the Ukulele. ​
‘Not Afraid’ incorporates all the highlights from a Ukulele Death Squad live show boasting a wild, fast paced energy consisting of ukulele solos, a silver-tongued ukulele bass line, rich baritones and a soul inspired saxophone melody to bring it all together.

Fleur Green and The Keepers - Burn Bright     Jazz, Pop, Folk, Soul 04/11/2017
Fleur Green and The Keepers are an alt-pop sensation born in the inner west of Adelaide. Famed for sweet and heavy pop melodies, headed by singer-songwriter and multi-instrumentalist Fleur Green.
Burn Bright, the third single from Fleur Green and The Keepers' debut album When The Tide Rushes In.

Fleur Green And The Keepers - Pretty Bird     Classical, Jazz, Pop 12/10/2017
Fleur Green and The Keepers are an alt-pop sensation born in the inner west of Adelaide. Famed for sweet and heavy pop melodies, headed by singer-songwriter and multi-instrumentalist Fleur Green.
A ballad about beautiful creatures that fly into your life and fly out. It's about appreciating what is happening right now and the fact that the Pretty Bird has flown away is a beautiful and sad thing. Not attaching yourself to a feeling of grief when beautiful things leave.

Fleur Green And The Keepers - Nadia     Pop, Jazz, Classical 20/09/2017
Fleur Green and The Keepers are an alt-pop sensation born in the inner west of Adelaide. Famed for sweet and heavy pop melodies, headed by singer-songwriter and multi-instrumentalist Fleur Green.
With an intricate instrumental arrangement of bounding sounds varying between sweet and heavy pop melodies, ‘Nadia’ is a percussion-laced ballad weaving between chiming vibraphone, brittle xylophone, heavenly strings and glorious horns.

Tim Whitt - Sleep at Night (ft. Sim Jones & Matiah)     Electronic, Dance, Pop, Experimental 29/08/2017
Tim Whitt is an Adelaide producer, sound designer and DJ, working with samples and funk drum breaks as well as creating and manipulating field recordings into hybrid musical styles.
A smooth and dynamic electro-pop production, Sleep At Night is an unsuspecting dance floor masterpiece. Sleep At Night’s elementary beats are sampled from a plethora of unusual sources, including a discarded rice cooker lid found on the side of the road and reprogrammed by Whitt into an infectious drum rhythm.

MUSIC DIRECTOR PICK: Luke Penman, Radio Adelaide, Adelaide (SA)

Sarah King - Back Home     Pop, Roots, Jazz, Folk 02/08/2017
Sarah King is a romantic dreamer delivering an intimate collection of genre blurring tunes taking hints of jazz, folk and pop on her self titled debut EP.
Home’ takes hints of jazz, folk and pop to create a warm vintage sound, clearly rooted in her classical upbringing. Featuring lush arrangements, swooping melodies, ‘Back Home’ gently sways and pulls the heartstrings of a summertime escape.

Corey Theatre - Music     Pop, Folk, Reggae, Australian Indigenous 11/07/2017
A joyous, shoe tapping folk-pop arrangement that will have you smiling ear to ear while dancing the night away. ‘Music’ effortlessly jumps between English and Theatre’s traditional language of Gunditjmara.
A joyous, shoe tapping folk-pop arrangement that will have you smiling ear to ear while dancing the night away, ‘Music’ effortlessly jumps between English and Theatre’s traditional language of Gunditjmara. With acoustic that tips to Michael Franti, and No Fixed Address, Theatre delivers a seldom-heard youthfulness in his music.

MUSIC DIRECTOR PICK: Luke Penman, Radio Adelaide, Adelaide (SA)

2017 SOUTH AUSTRALIAN MUSIC AWARD FINALIST: Best Aboriginal or Torres Strait Island Artist

Kelly Brouhaha - As Long As There's A Smile     Blues/Roots, Folk, Blues 08/06/2017
Award Winning Adelaide roots warrior Kelly Brouhaha is all about the ‘Feelgood’ side-of life. With achingly soulful vocals her uplifting music is more than a simple band­aid to the blues.
The fun and uplifting folk track, As Long As There Is A Smile, is about choosing optimism - That thing of when you go through your s**t and you can choose the suffering that goes with it or you can choose to find the positive in it. It's all positive!

ON TOUR
JUNE/JULY
SA/VIC/NSW/QLD

Donnarumma - Love Your Man     Rock, Blues 18/05/2017
Echoing the likes of Jeff Buckley and Arcade Fire, there’s an electrifying atmosphere when Donnarumma are on stage, hooked to the music and make you move, and to be moved.
Love Your Man is undeniable; those drums, those horns, that hook - delivered with just the right concoction of desperation, frustration and bubbling, tenuous anger. With hints of jazz influences that filter through the likes of The Cat Empire, and notable production and arrangement references to Gang of Youths.

2017 SOUTH AUSTRALIAN MUSIC AWARD FINALIST: Best Cover Art (Todd Fischer – Donnarumma’s ‘Billy Billy’, Best Music Video - Lewis Brideson, Best New Artist, Blues/Roots Award

Sitara - Oh Mama     Funk/Soul, Folk, Blues 01/05/2017
Sitara have a creative vision for their music beyond what can be heard, with backgrounds in dance & acting, they have wanted to incorporate other artistic elements into their work.
'Oh Mama’ delivers feelings of social discomfort and misplacement in an effort to connect a shared experience with other women through a sense of tribe and collective belonging. The first single exploits the expressive, fluid and soft nature of femininity is often denied or condoned in society.

MUSIC DIRECTOR PICK: Luke Penman, Radio Adelaide, Adelaide (SA)

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Kaurna Cronin - Forgetting The Blue     Folk, Blues, Acoustic 11/08/2016
Southern Cross is Kaurna Cronin's second full length studio album, an album bathed in homage to the land Cronin calls home.
A relentless yearning was still within; distance the cause, distance the cure. Feelings of disorientation came simultaneously with the greatest sense of purpose and direction. As the painter continued to coat his canvas, textural layers and colours distorted, burying what once was.

2017 SOUTH AUSTRALIAN MUSIC AWARD NOMINEE: Best Cover Art (Nic Ames & Sam Kruckemeyer – Kaurna Cronin’s Southern Loss), Folk Award

MUSIC DIRECTOR PICK: Luke Penman, Radio Adelaide, Adelaide (SA)

Kaurna Cronin - Passion Parade     Blues/Roots, Folk, Acoustic 27/05/2016
Following his 2015 début album, Glass Fool, his forth coming album, Southern Cross, is an album bathed in homage to the land Cronin calls home.
Passion Parade, a story revealing in the journey a young woman who leaves her small regional settlement in search for a love and a life amongst a city; A city she would never fully understand, yet a city that would embrace and redefine her life.

The Timbers - The Plan     Folk, World 20/01/2016
The Timbers’ thumping rhythms and big misty mountain melodies will cast you away to a sweaty, smoky, melting-pot of folk, roots and Celtic bushman brassy punk.
‘The Plan’ is the third track off of The Timbers' upcoming second full length album, Restless.

2016 SOUTH AUSTRALIAN MUSIC AWARD NOMINEE: Most Popular Folk / Acoustic Artist

MUSIC DIRECTOR PICK: Luke Penman, Radio Adelaide, Adelaide (SA)

Other tracks by The Timbers:  Morning Light  -  Blood and Gold
Sasha March - Don't Go Falling     Folk, Pop 05/11/2015
Singer-songwriter guitarist Sasha March out of Adelaide SA, delivers unique vocal-driven Indie Folk songs. Her alluring stage presence, emotive lyrics and gorgeous voice captivate audiences.
Sasha's new single highlights her breathtaking voice and emotive lyrics while being complimented by a four piece band creating a unique folk/indie vibe.

Escape with Sasha’s playful choral song lines as they entwine between soft and cascading backdrop of springtime harmonies matched only by the emotional intricacies in her lyricism.

MUSIC DIRECTOR PICK: Luke Penman, Radio Adelaide, Adelaide (SA)

The Timbers - All I've Got Time For     Blues/Roots, Blues, Folk, Roots 20/08/2015
The Timbers’ thumping rhythms and big misty mountain melodies will cast you away to a sweaty, smoky, melting-pot of folk, roots and Celtic bushman brassy punk.
2015 MUSIC DIRECTOR PICK: Luke Penman, Radio Adelaide, Adelaide (SA)

‘All I've Got Time For’ is the first taste of the Timbers new album, which will see the band stay true to their high energy, foot stomping brand of folk music, while refining and expanding their sound.

ON TOUR
SEP-NOV
NSW/QLD/SA/VIC

Christian Andrew - I Wish I Didn't Care     Blues/Roots, Folk, Pop, Easy Listening 21/07/2015
With a few hat tips to John Butler, Newton Faulkner and Andy McKee, Christian Andrew’s distinctive guitar style and vocals are unmissable and strong yet subtle and moving.
A moving track embracing the softer male side of emotions, as Christian's heartfelt feelings cross through his guitar and touching and subtly sensitive lyrics.

Kaurna Cronin - The Kind Of Woman I Need     Blues/Roots, Folk, Blues, Roots 03/06/2015
With grand story-telling, folk jams & lyrical sincerity beyond his years, Kaurna Cronin's unique folk blend has been capturing audiences across the world, establishing Cronin as an international sensation.
Where electric blues guitar meets the warm brass undertones of a travelling storyteller, The Kind Of Woman I Need is a rhythmic explosion from this young Adelaide based singer songwriter, and the first second off his long awaited debut album Glass Fool, due for release July 3.

Kaurna Cronin - Inside Your Town is Inside Your Head     Blues/Roots, Folk, Blues, Roots 04/05/2015
Grand story-telling, folk jams & lyrical sincerity beyond his years, Cronin's unique folk blend and performances have been capturing audiences across the world, establishing him as an emerging international sensation
Where electric blues guitar meets the warm brass undertones of a travelling storyteller, Inside Your Town Is Inside Your Head is a catchy folk explosion from this young Adelaide based singer songwriter, and the first single off his long awaited debut album Glass Fool, due for release late in 2015.

2016 SOUTH AUSTRALIAN MUSIC AWARD NOMINEE:
Most Popular Folk / Acoustic Artist


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Full Tote Odds - You Don't Knopw Feat. Purpose and Prime     Hip Hop, Rap, Soul 10/04/2015
The Adelaide boys from Full Tote Odds have been in the hip-hop game for more than 15 years, with their sophomore album "The Chosen Few" set for release late 2015.
You Don’t Know, is musical driven through rich sultry guitar and live string sections of brass, piano and bass; while lyrically the single highlights the social and personal realties of living with mental illnesses and aims to encourage others struggling with anxiety and depression to speak up and seek help.