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Telling stories, mastering instruments and keeping traditions alive, Amrap keeps you up to date with new Australian folk music.


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Anna & Jordan - Around The World     Folk, Pop 14/03/2019
Guitar and fiddle and gorgeous voices. This mesmerising duo honours their folky origins, whilst bringing it all ALIVE for contemporary audiences through their crafty songwriting and irresistible, feel-good live performances.
A song about love and adventure.

Daniel Wiggins Group - When It's Said and Done     Folk, Rock 14/03/2019
Australia-based conceptual rock band, fusing elements of progressive, pop, and folk music.
'When It's Said and Done' is a progressive folk/rock song, which has derived a great deal of inspiration from bands such as Jethro Tull and Opeth. It features intricate acoustic guitars, a heavy rhythm section and a memorable vocal melody.

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Ernest Aines - Seasons     Folk, Acoustic, Classical, Easy Listening 14/03/2019
A SInger/Songwriter out of Melbourne. His music reminisces on the authentic soulful folk music of old and hones in on the human experience in the modern era,
Seasons is the second release from the upcoming EP "Already Found". It's a song about the loss of love at its most heartbreaking, and a realization of the lack of possession we have over lovers and fortune.

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idylls - mourning marrow     Folk, World, Acoustic, Classical 14/03/2019
An ecclectic menagerie hailing from the (perhaps) ficticious land of Mystopia. Chamber Folk Fusion with influences (sacred & profane) all distilled into a curious assemblage sweetly sounding to the ear.
Layers of pizzicato strings and traditional Chinese instrumentation form the backdrop for lamenting lyrics. Hopeful with dark undertones.

Other tracks by idylls:  every once was looming
marcus blacke - Umbrella Brain     Folk, Acoustic, Alternative Country, Roots 14/03/2019
Marcus is a troubadour with a certain authenticity, he's not pretending and their is no pretence, just the song.
A song about how to get a job and maintaining an appropriate work ethic.

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Other tracks by marcus blacke:  Temazepam  -  Black Tea
Mark Moldre - Fever Dreams I     Folk, Roots, Rock, Blues 14/03/2019
"If Tom Waits, Elvis Costello and Jeff Tweedy were pushed out to sea in a rickety old boat they’d come up with something like this" - Timber & Steel
'Fever Dreams I' is a jaunty, noisey and unsettling journey into the psychology of virally-induced broken sleep. Distorted guitar sprays hard while banjo adds a manic, fevered quality to the song and the rhythm section marches on with ominous insistency. - Doubtful Sounds

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Mon Coeur - Evergreen     Folk, Blues, Pop, Alternative Country 14/03/2019
The voice of Mon Coeur is an idiosyncratic journey through melody and lyricism. Tales of love, loss, the search and the journey delivered in a resonant alto.
Featuring Deep lead Alto vocals and complimented by rich backing vocals, Evergreen is the reflection of a torn love and attachment meant to be let go. The groove and swing of this tune leaves a folky-blues sensation lingering.

Other tracks by Mon Coeur:  To Me, To You  -  Veins of Roses
Shanley Del & James Gillard - Need To Talk To You     Folk, Acoustic, Alternative Country, Easy Listening 14/03/2019
Musical duo Shanley Del and James Gillard are back together again playing quality songs, singing as one, moving people with their unique and beautiful sound.
Shanley Del (ARIA Award winner and younger sister of Jenny Morris) with her husband Australian Rock and Country Music legend James Gillard are back together with this delightful song from their new EP. Its a collaboration with all their talented musical friends and is certain to make you feel good

Other tracks by Shanley Del & James Gillard:  Make You Cry
The Dennis Sisters - Sugarcoat It     Folk, Alternative Country, Acoustic, Pop 14/03/2019
The Dennis Sisters, Tiana (18) and Briannah (19) began song-writing after chronic illness prevented them attending school. Each write and share lead vocals, blending harmonies the way only siblings can.
Sugarcoat It, written by Tiana & Briannah Dennis, is a sassy, empowering song about realising your self worth and not putting up with anything that's at odds with that. You can't sugarcoat BS :)

The Queensland Tiger - Clancy of the Overflow     Folk, Acoustic, Country, World 14/03/2019
The Queensland Tiger covers traditional Australian ballads mainly from the nineteenth century: e.g. Henry Lawson, Banjo Paterson, Breaker Morant, Charles Thatcher, etc…. true to the original works.
Complete poem published in The Bulletin in 1889 by “Banjo” Paterson (1864 – 1941). Paterson wished to contact Thomas Clancy, at a station named “The Overflow”, near Cobar, NSW. His letter brought a reply “Clancy’s gone to Queensland droving, and we don’t know where he are.” This rhythm and content was the spark which gave rise to this poem

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The Settlement - Take It Slow     Folk, Rock, Pop, Easy Listening 14/03/2019
Victoria to the freeways of America’s, The Settlement have forged their brand of Aussie-folk. Led by Adrian, they’re renowned for rock-n-roll scenes against the backdrop of humanity, dissolution and honesty.
Take It Slow is based on “you are your worse enemy” and you have to face yourself sometimes, just take it slow.

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Vanderlay - Option Anxieties     Folk, Acoustic 14/03/2019
Set against cantering drums and luscious string arrangements, Melbourne’s Vanderlay craft plaintive and eloquent folk songs, both nuanced and sprawling, with striking clarity and detail rich lyricism.
A concise and poignant opening to Vanderlays sophomore EP, ‘Option Anxieties’ explores decision making in a state of flux.

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Young Vincent - Big News     Folk, Roots 14/03/2019
In a similar vein to artists like The War On Drugs and Fleet Foxes, Young Vincent’s alt-folk sound has a more refined edge, the band exploring more indie, guitar-based territory.
‘Big News’ is a perfect example of the band’s songwriting dynamic at its best; rich harmonies meet clever instrumentation. As the song twists and turns, it remains rhythmically strong. With 'Big News', Young Vincent take their first steps for the New Year with confidence and refreshed exuberance driving their new music.

Old Sault - Melbourne     Folk, Rock, Easy Listening 07/03/2019
Following on from the release of her debut EP MOSTLY WORRIED in 2017 Old Sault has grown into a more prepossessing indie-rock sound from her folk roots.
“Melbourne” serves as the first stepping stone into the release of what will be a more emotionally charged and vulnerable release HIGHER HARM.“filled with unique sounds and deeply powerful lyrics which target issues such as breakups and mental health in a way that lays Farr bare for the world to see with all the past imperfections and demons on display.

BATTS - Folding Chairs     Folk, Pop, Acoustic 01/03/2019
BATTS is the moniker for Melbourne-based singer-songwriter and space enthusiast, Tanya Batt. Inspired by space and novels, BATTS writes both about personal experiences and fictional characters.
At its core, ‘Folding Chairs’ is contemplative and gentle, exploring the journey taken to improve one’s self. Recorded and mixed by Tanya Batt herself, and with mastering by Isaac Barter, the complete track is yet another release of BATTS’ that showcases thoughtful and touching songwriting.

Black Rabbit George - Charles     Folk, Acoustic, Roots 01/03/2019
Black Rabbit George is the folk / roots project of Tijuana Cartel's front man Paul George. His treasure trove of songs, blend the guitar's delicate complexity with distinctive vocal tones.
Charles is a simple folk song featuring George's delicately, beautiful guitar work and his rich and compelling vocal delivery. It's completely raw and open, recorded using only a nylon string guitar and fairly dry vocals. The song tells the story of an interesting character George met on one of his travels through Far North Queensland.

Other tracks by Black Rabbit George:  Saline Drip  -  Diamond Valley Mushroom
Brea Robertson - Into Thin Air     Folk, Acoustic, Atmospheric, Easy Listening 01/03/2019
Brea Robertson is an independent songwriter who fuses folk storytelling with ethereal vocals and bluesy tones. Her voice is the centrepiece, reaching from rich depths to angelic heights.
Into Thin Air tells the story of a journey through the Himalayas and the healing power of the mountains. Beginning the journey shrouded in anxiety and self-doubt, the slow ascent helped me to find my power once more.

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Other tracks by Brea Robertson:  Dead Autumn Leaves  -  Blackforest Song
Dirt Hand - CREATURE     Folk, Jazz, Atmospheric, Experimental 01/03/2019
Nina Simone bludgeoning Leonard Cohen gently over the head with a velour lampshade.
CREATURE is a tale of adventure, abandonment, hope and delusion dressed up in an arrangement that sounds like Steve Reich having dinner with TV on the Radio.

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Lisa Maps - Colours     Folk, Alternative Country, Pop 28/02/2019
Canberra-based singer-songwriter whose sound grew up among the songwriters of the 90s (early Jewel, the Waifs) taking in folk, pop and country influences.
Often introduced at Lisa's gigs as her 'song about turning 30', Colours is a vibrant, folk-pop anthem about stepping back from our day-to-day busyness to reflect on where life has taken us. It is about taking control back over our lives and our choices - because it's never too late, and what are you waiting for?

The Little Stevies - Break My Heart     Folk, Acoustic, Pop, Roots 28/02/2019
Perennial favourites, The Little Stevies, are back with their latest “Stopped Wishing I Was Somewhere Else”. Masterful songwriting, thought-provoking storytelling, fascinating arrangements and a production credit that is their own.
Written by Beth during her pregnancy, 'Break My Heart' is a love letter to her unborn child. Warning: this song has the potential to leave you with leaky eyes.

Other tracks by The Little Stevies:  The Truth  -  Years I Didn't Appreciate