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Rick Hart - Driver Alone     Country, Alternative Country, Rock 03/12/2016
For The Country Record said “Hart is a refreshing counterpart to the plethora of male singers who have gone awry of country tradition.”.
Layered on a gorgeous melodic canvas, Hart paints a story of breaking free from the chains of hesitation, even when one does not know what the future may hold. The song takes the listener through a myriad of feelings that comes with the fear of change.

Other tracks by Rick Hart:  Outta My Mind  -  Bones
Acoustic Foxx - Practiced Goodbyes     Folk, Acoustic, Pop, Country 02/12/2016
Acoustic Foxx is a solo artist who released his debut album 'Guiding Light' in 2016, now available on iTunes and Bandcamp.
'Practiced Goodbyes' is the first single taken from Guiding Light, the debut album from Acoustic Foxx. An acoustic based uplifting track accompanied with personal and reflective lyrics.

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Other tracks by Acoustic Foxx:  Let Us Pray  -  This Love Thats To Come
Aleyce Simmonds - Defeated     Country, Pop 02/12/2016
Aleyce has continued to enjoy a successful career as one of Australia’s finest Country artists since winning the Telstra Road to Tamworth Competition in 2005.
Co-written by Aleyce and Wollongong based singer/songwriter, Jeremy Edwards, “Defeated” shines a light on domestic violence. An issue that touches so many and is becoming increasingly prevalent in today's society.

Ambition Road - Pretentious Avenue     Pop, Country, Acoustic, Easy Listening 02/12/2016
Hi, I'm David Truong a totally blind singer song writer and keyboard / piano player from Ambition Road. I write music in a Keyboard driven, Acoustic, Reflective, Folk/Soft-Rock style.
Pretentious Avenue is a song I wrote about a girl who didn't really leave a positive impression with me on our first meeting.

Other tracks by Ambition Road:  Beyond The Blue Sky (Feat. Donnelle Brooks)  -  Happy Laughter (Feat. Donnelle Brooks)
Leanne Tennant - The Pages Are Still White (Ben Ely Remix)     Electronic, Alternative Country 02/12/2016
Once a 16 year old busking on the streets of Brisbane, this classically-trained flautist and self-taught guitarist has since played a string of festivals, high-profile events and toured 4x times.
Remixed by Ben Ely of Regurgitator. ”The Pages Are Still White” is about me looking at the blank pages in front of myself wondering how I could possibly write about anything when there’s so much more important, devastating stuff going on in the world.”

PJ Michael & The Banditas - Leave a Light On     Blues/Roots, Alternative Country, Country, Folk 30/11/2016
Canberra based blues troubadours PJ Michael & The Banditas have emerged from the studio with their latest EP “All Night Long.” It's a sweeping journey of toe-tapping escapism and heartbreak.
Leave a Light On is inspired by my present office job and wanting to escape to live with my brother in the deep south of Tasmania on Bruny Island, which is also where I grew up.

Other tracks by PJ Michael & The Banditas:  All Night Long  -  Love You & Die
Liam Gerner - Your Property     Country, Rock, Alternative Country 29/11/2016
Liam Gerner is a Melbourne-based purveyor of music from the heart and soul. As Ryan Bingham says: “As a songwriter and performer Liam is a force to be reckoned with.”
‘Your Property’ came in an inspired thrash around on my loud guitar in a Melbourne shed, my blood boiled by Midnight Oil music, my mind reeling around the ideas in writings on Australia since white fellas arrived by folk like Don Watson, Neil Murray, and Banjo Patterson.

Mcrobin - Periphery     Folk, Acoustic, Easy Listening, Atmospheric 29/11/2016
After a year-long interim, Melbourne based Alt-Folk Singer-Songwriter, James McGuffie (AKA Mcrobin) is ready to unveil his sophomore EP, ‘Shallow Diver’.
Moments of acceptance and surrender rear their heads in the nakedness of the Cohen-esque ballad.

Other tracks by Mcrobin:  Steal My Only  -  Shallow Diver
Johnny Chester - Old Saint Nicholas Ho Ho Ho Ho     Country 25/11/2016
Fondly regarded as a veteran of the Australian Music Industry, Johnny Chester has recorded his music every year since 1961.
A brand new song from country legend Johnny Chester, just in time for the holiday season.

Ashleigh Dallas - Lighthouse     Country 23/11/2016
Golden Guitar winner Ashleigh Dallas is a vibrant young country music singer, songwriter and multi-instrumentalist. Lighthouse is her third album, out January 2017 via Checked Label Services.
This track is a reminder of the family and friends that you call your "Lighthouse", people who no matter what, are always there, through good laughs and bad times, their light can be seen and becomes a safe place for you, and in some cases, even guide you back home.

Other tracks by Ashleigh Dallas:  Feel The Beat
Innocent Eve - Belly Glow     Country, Folk 23/11/2016
Innocent Eve are acoustic duo, singer songwriters and sisters! Reminiscent of legendary sister acts The Dixie Chicks and Wilson Phillips, Rachel and Bec perform perfect harmonies.
Belly Glow is the first single from Innocent Eve’s new 6x track EP, True North produced by Matt Fell. An authentic evolution of the captivating sister duo’s sound and direction, Belly Glow describes a deep yearning to feel something, anything.

Jess Holland - Aint Quittin' This Run     Country, Rock, Blues, Roots 19/11/2016
She’s a little bit different and a little edgy, but this country rock powerhouse is sure to set your strings on fire.
Ain’t Quittin This Run embodies that spirit of finding your own path and sticking to it. I was always told that I should look and sound a certain way. Instead, I went out on a limb to make the music I wanted to make – and I wasn’t quitting!

Forever Since Breakfast - Damp Places     Rock, Psychedelic, Folk, Alternative Country 18/11/2016
Forever Since Breakfast began in 2011. Five albums down the track they have become the go to seasoned purveyors of psych pop jangle ramshackle dream rock.
Damp Places was written next to a lake near Bargo. One half of a lifelong couple is addressing the other who has just had a near death experience. She is trying to persuade him not to go. It's from the album Dangerous Levels of That's Fine.

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Krista Polvere - Songbird     Rock, Alternative Country, Alternative Country, Folk 18/11/2016
Melbourne based artist Krista Polvere returns with her self-titled album featuring the second single Father, a fearless, confident and sexual song proving Polvere is not one for playing it safe.
This depicts a story of my goals and aspirations for music. The songbird who stuck to the plan and never sold out wrote for the truth not for stardom. The man in this story represents the music industry which offers everything and gives very little at times.

Other tracks by Krista Polvere:  Lonelier Than Yesterday
Scott Darlow - Sorry     Rock, Country, Alternative Country, Australian Indigenous 18/11/2016
Scott Darlow is a man who wears many hats, singer-songwriter, aboriginal activist and world vision spokesman his debut solo album ‘Sorry’ is his very own dreamtime.
'Sorry' pays homage to Darlows Aboriginal heritage as a proud Yorta Yorta Mob descendant uniting the traditional didgeridoo & a formidable message. This unique blend of country, rock & pop allows Darlow to stand in a league of his own.

Other tracks by Scott Darlow:  Runaway  -  Just You
Andrew Tuttle - Brisbane, Transit Centre     Country, Experimental, Atmospheric, Soundscapes 11/11/2016
Andrew Tuttle, based in Brisbane, Australia; creates an instrumental sonic convergence of electronic and acoustic tones; performed on instrumentation including computer, banjo, synthesiser and acoustic guitar.
'Brisbane, Transit Centre' is a standalone non-album single by Brisbane, Australia avant-country musician Andrew Tuttle, recorded during a residency at EMS Elektronmusikstudion in Stockholm in May 2016. Whilst creating a third studio album, Tuttle recorded this version of Brisbane, Transit Centre; a staple of Tuttle's live performances.

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El Cosgrove - The Unfamiliar     Country, Alternative Country 11/11/2016
El Cosgrove is a red-headed, boot-wearing, alt-country singer-songwriter who has drawn greatly upon her upbringing in rural Queensland and other life experiences to write unique and authentic music.
This track describes El's love of travelling and experiencing western/rural life on the road. She admits to feeling a sense of calm and belonging whilst driving and experiencing places off the beaten track which is most likely greatly influenced by her upbringing on a farm in rural Queensland.

Five Mile Sniper - My Broken Heart     Rock, Pop, Britpop, Alternative Country 10/11/2016
Five Mile Sniper are a group of Melbourne muso's originating from the bands Ice-cream Hands, Prettymess and P76. Lovingly handcrafted, new EP Slow Moving Traffic features single My Broken Heart.
A true collaboration of all involved in FMS, My Broken Heart features the beautiful harmonies and beatle-esque bass from ICH melody master Doug Lee Robertson and wistful guitar from Prettymess guitarist Paul Inglis. A song about life regrets that are realised too late, this track was recorded live to tape.

Other tracks by Five Mile Sniper:  Slow Moving Traffic
Big Smoke - Honey, I     Rock, Alternative Country 09/11/2016
Big Smoke's highly anticipated debut album Time Is Golden is out now via Barely Dressed / Remote Control.
'Honey, I' is the last track on Big Smoke's highly anticipated debut album Time Is Golden. The album, which was completed after singer and songwriter Adrian Slattery passed away, is an astounding and virtuosic document of a songwriter and a band at the height of their respective powers.

NOMINEE 2017 AIR AWARDS - Best Independent Country Album

2017 THE AGE MUSIC VICTORIA AWARDS NOMINEE: Best Album 'Time Is Golden', Best Country Album 'Time Is Golden'

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.