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The Model School - Purple AM Radio     Country, Alternative Country 01/10/2013
Sydney 4-piece THE MODEL SCHOOL’s eclectic evolution from masters of homespun suburban pop to purveyors of widescreen rock and roll continues with their third album Backwards Down the Highway.
A wistful lament on specific childhood memories combine in a laidback alt-country song with nods to Tom Petty and The Go-Betweens with some fine violin in the outro.

Other tracks by The Model School:  Every Bed I Made  -  Backwards Down The Highway
The Mighty Kind - Sundown     Country, Folk, Alternative Country 15/06/2015
The Mighty Kind are Ash Constance and Trevor Tolton - two musical gadabouts who currently call Brisbane home. Country and folk tunes are their jam.
'Sundown' is a pretty little folk/country song that was inspired by long car rides, late night adventures and poems about Woody Guthrie.

ON TOUR
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NSW/QLD/VIC

The Mid North - Rosewood     Country, Alternative Country, Acoustic, Roots 08/06/2012
The Mid North are an original rip roaring Bluegrass/Americana band from Bellingen NSW featuring banjo, mandolin, fiddle, double bass and guitar. You will be whooping and a hollering!
The girlfriend falls deeper into drugs and the boyfriend tries to take her away to a new town to save her and them.

USA band XTrain heard the demo via a friend and asked to record it on their next album.

featuring Mick Albeck on Fiddle, Jenny Shimmin on Banjo

Other tracks by The Mid North:  Pot Of Honey  -  Holy Water
The Mezcaltones - Uno Cerveza     Blues/Roots, Alternative Country 15/06/2016
The Mezcaltones comprise six experienced musicians who came together through their love of cool tones, and get down and get dirty Tex Mex sounds.
Tex Mex from Sydney aficionados, The Mezcaltones.
In true Tarantino/Dick Dale style this song is up-tempo, full of Mexican guitar vibe, sung in Spanish and even has castanets.

The Mezcaltones - Painted Lady     Blues/Roots, Alternative Country 24/06/2016
The Mezcaltones comprise six experienced musicians who came together through their love of cool tones, and get down and get dirty Tex Mex sounds.
Upbeat and dance worthy, Painted Lady is a track to get you on your feet and clapping at any background barbecue. Crooning vocals and fun guitar you won’t be able to resist this energetic song.

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Other tracks by The Mezcaltones:  Drinkin’ Gasoline
The Meltdown - Don't Hesitate     Funk/Soul, Rock, Blues, Country 17/02/2017
Melbourne based Soul/Jazz/Blues. Brought to you buy the purveyors of the finest radioactive gospel. The Meltdown. Featuring the iridescent Simon Burke. Debut LP out April 7th, 2017.
Joyous, upbeat and fiery, ‘Don’t Hesitate’ lifts us up and onto the dance floor urging us to push aside our fears and troubles and live in the moment. Blazing horns, sugar sweet backing vocals and Simon Burke’s honey voice take us back to the days of Stax and Motown.

2017 THE AGE MUSIC VICTORIA AWARDS NOMINEE: Best Soul, Funk, RnB and Gospel Album 'The Meltdown'

The Meltdown - Colours In The Sky     Funk/Soul, Soul, Country 09/11/2016
The Meltdown. It’s a bold, brassy, twangy steam train of bumping backbeats and swinging shuffles. Then there’s that voice. Sweet as honey.
From a band known for heavy dancefloor soul, Colours In The Sky marks a change - a piece of downtempo country soul evoking big skies and long roads. This finds Simon Burke’s honeyed voice at it’s most sensitive. Shades of Otis and Sam Cooke on a twangy southern tip.

The McMenamins - Look For Me     Country, Folk, Alternative Country, Roots 23/02/2013
The McMenamins are a brother and sister duo. Drawing on alt country and folk influences, their honeyed vocal harmonies teamed with soulful mandolin and violin deliver beautiful, original acoustic music.
Up-tempo gem “Look For Me” features The McMenamins trademark sweet vocals, outstanding musicianship and charming lyrics. The first single from their upcoming album, "Sand and Stone", this track is another shining example of The McMenamins award-winning songwriting talents.

The McClymonts - Two Worlds Collide     Country 14/08/2012
Since joining forces five years ago, Brooke, Samantha and Mollie McClymont have taken the country music world by storm with their exquisite three-part harmonies, soaring vocals and stunning onstage presence.
The McClymonts understand the impact of a simple song with a lot of heart. ‘Two Worlds Collide’, the title track from their latest album is about the strength of a relationship; about how two individuals balance one another and create something special when they come together.

Other tracks by The McClymonts:  Piece Of Me  -  How Long Have You Known
The McClymonts - House     Country 19/10/2016
The McClymonts are acknowledged as Australia’s #1 Country Group, achieving 2x Gold Accreditations, 10x Golden Guitar Awards, 2x ARIAs, an APRA and CMA Award for Global Artist of the Year.
10x Golden Guitar-winning Australian country group The McClymonts release brand new single 'House' from their highly anticipated upcoming album 'Endless', which will be released next year on Jan 13. In support of the album, their national tour will commence on January 25 at the Tamworth Regional Entertainment & Conference Centre.

2017 ARIA AWARD NOMINEE: Best Country Album 'Endless'

2018 APRA MUSIC AWARD NOMINEE: Country Work Of The Year

The McClymonts - Going Under (Didn’t Have To)     Country, Pop 17/01/2014
The McClymonts are starting 2014 off with a bang with the release of ‘Going Under (Didn’t Have To)’, the first single from their hotly anticipated fourth album.
Brand New Single! The McClymonts are starting 2014 off with a bang with the release of ‘Going Under (Didn’t Have To)’, the first single from their hotly anticipated fourth album.

The McClymonts - Forever Begins Tonight     Country 14/11/2014
“Forever Begins Tonight” is an epic cross-over ballad, written by the McClymont sisters in advance of Samantha’s upcoming wedding.
“Forever Begins Tonight” is an epic cross-over ballad, written by the McClymont sisters in advance of Samantha’s upcoming wedding.

The McClymonts - Don't Wish It All Away     Country, Acoustic 25/04/2017
The McClymonts are acknowledged as Australia’s #1 Country Group, achieving 2x Gold Accreditations, 10x Golden Guitar Awards, an APRA, CMA Award for Global Artist of the Year & CMC Award.
The single reflects on how quickly time passes and is a reminder to cherish each moment. Inspired by how quickly their children are growing up, Brooke, Sam and Mollie all contributed to the writing of the song along with Lindsey Jackson.

2017 ARIA AWARD NOMINEE: Best Country Album 'Endless'

2018 APRA MUSIC AWARD NOMINEE: Country Work Of The Year

The Mason Boys - This Land     Country, Rock 26/01/2019
The Mason Boys (TMB) aren’t your usual country band. They will shake the foundations with pure energy and the excitement of modern Country/Rock.
This Land takes the listener through a journey of claiming This Land as yours; painting a picture of the hardships faced by people on This Land; wondering what has gone wrong; then putting the call out to band together to help each other out. Together we can make it better, and keep This Land ours.

The Mason Boys - Feels Like Home     Country, Rock 02/09/2016
The Mason Boys are a 5-piece country rock band based in Melbourne, Australia. They have been playing their mix of originals and modern country/rock covers to an increasingly appreciative audience.
Feels Like Home; is about going back to where you grew up, and finding all those familiar landmarks, and remembering all those good times, which makes it feel like home.

Other tracks by The Mason Boys:  Playing Country  -  Missing You
The Marshall Kenyon Band - I Do As I Want     Reggae/Dub, Pop 01/03/2013
The Marshall Kenyon Band is the culmination of over 50 years of 'Live' Gigs and 40 years of studio recording. The Songwriters are Vaughan and Clare Famularo.
"I Do As I Want" is a reggae style song with some swing bass here and there to give it a change of pace.
It is simply about trying to stand up to bullying and manipulating people.

Other tracks by The Marshall Kenyon Band:  Gonna Do It My Way  -  Escaping
The Maggie Darlings - Modern Love     Folk, Country, Alternative Country, Acoustic 31/07/2017
The Maggie Darlings is an Australian folk-noir project from Mandy Connell (Stray Hens), Layla Jean (The Sideshow Brides) and Alysia Manceau (Ravenswood). A collaboration resulting in 2017 album 'Wishing Well'.
Modern Love is a commentary on finding love and negotiating relationships in a progressive, metropolitan world. Recorded at Thirty Mill Studios by Colin Wynne. Liked by Double J on Soundcloud before anyone else knew it was there.

You can find other work from Alysia Manceau at alysiamanceau.com

Other tracks by The Maggie Darlings:  About Your Business  -  Music Man's Wife
The Mae Trio - Well Enough Alone     Folk, Blues, Country 25/02/2017
Multi-award-winning, Melbourne-based contemporary folk trio. Performing insightful original songs with superb 3 part vocal harmonies.
“I wrote this song after a few comments from men in the music scene that left me feeling small and valueless. The song is about deciding not to take those judgements on board, not to lie down and take crap from anyone, no matter who they are. “

2017 THE AGE MUSIC VICTORIA AWARDS NOMINEE: Best Folk or Roots Album 'Take Care Take Cover'

The Long Johns - Hound Dog     Country, Roots, Alternative Country, Folk 25/08/2018
With the pluck of the banjo, the blast of the sousaphone and the racket of pots ‘n’ pans, topped by the sultry howl and growl of Sian Evans.
The new single driven by the pluck of the banjo, the blast of the sousaphone and the racket of pots ‘n’ pans, topped by the sultry howl and growl of Sian Evans. Making use of the literary technique assonance, the fast-paced repetition of vowel and consonants slurred together draw you in as those lyrics rhythmically roll off the banshee’s tongue.

Other tracks by The Long Johns:  Womble East
The Long Johns - Clubfootin     Blues/Roots, Country, Folk, Retro 17/03/2017
Featuring a line up of double banjos, sousaphone, national guitar and washboard and vocals of Sian Evans, The Long Johns prepare a tincture of dark country and barnyard bangers.
Cliubfootin' is a banjo banger featuring a rollicking tale of hitting the road and moving on. The track has a rambling backing vocal chorus and highlights the freight train voice of Sian Evans telling the tale of of feet itching to hit the road.

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Other tracks by The Long Johns:  Sparrows  -  Pellets and Peas