Amrap's AirIt | Australian Music Radio Airplay Project :: Funk/Soul

Community Radio’s Australian Music Catalogue and Distribution Service

Australian musicians, record labels and artist representatives can apply here to get music distributed through Amrap's AirIt.

Any Australian community radio program maker or station music coordinator can apply for a free AirIt account to order music for airplay. Login to order an instant download or create a compilation CD that Amrap will print and post to you free of charge.

Anyone else can browse Amrap's AirIt but only authorised radio users can login to access and order music for free.

Funk/Soul

Tracks

Sort by: Date Artist
Kylie Auldist - Body     Electronic, Soul 20/10/2017
Kylie Auldist is centre stage of the funk, soul & disco scene in Australia, and is the voice of UK/European smash-hit ‘This Girl’ by Kungs vs Cookin’ on 3 Burners.
Taking cues from pre-show DJ's who mix vintage & modern electro soul, 'Body' is a fusion of everything from JT to the Time Bandits. With a shimmering keys intro and melodies from Luke Saunders' Juno 106 and Graham Pogsons' drum machine, this track continues Kylie's exploration into 80's soul...

J.King - He Knows     Funk/Soul, Acoustic 18/10/2017
Singer-songwriter of 26 years.
Written & performed by J.King
Guitar by J.King

Le Fleur - Shakedown     Funk/Soul, Soul, Jazz, RnB 13/10/2017
Le Fleur are a brand new Melbourne Funk outfit with all the nastiness you need. Le Fleur's grooves range from extremely to ultra funky.
High energy funk with a big groove, and a chorus hook that'll get you singing.

Other tracks by Le Fleur:  Deep Heat  -  I'm Gonna (Let You Go)
Wallace - Black Lake     Electronic, Soul, Jazz 13/10/2017
A refreshing talent, whose music is a mosaic of jazz, blues, hip-hop and soul. Her trademark jazz-influenced, soulful vocal and magnetic presence showcase her absorbing vocals and clever songwriting.
We wanted to try and capture the thoughts of someone who is in love and ready to commit to a person who isn't. After finishing the tune, I was re-watching The Mighty Boosh and realised with all the water imagery, we'd accidentally written it from the POV of Old Gregg.

Other tracks by Wallace:  Raffled Roses  -  Negroni Eyes
Joyride - Aunty Tracey's Cookies     Funk/Soul 12/10/2017
Sydney’s mischievous, politically-switched-on party boy Joyride is back with the new single ‘Aunty Tracey’s Cookies,’ celebrating his love for baked goods and smirking in the face of authority.
Produced by powerhouse duo Hermitude, ‘Aunty Tracey's Cookies’ features Joyride’s booming voice boasting more soul and power than ever before, as it floats on a funk heavy bassline, alongside crisp beats and swooning synths.

Watch video

The Bambuseae Rhythm Section - Sugar Mama     Blues/Roots, Funk, Blues 12/10/2017
(pronounced Bam-Boo-See-Ay) WA's own purveyors of Groove music. A diverse and tropical blend of original Blues, Funk and Worldly grooves with a Rock and Roll stage presence.
Sugar Mama is a love song dedicated to Lead singer Cam's guitar.

Watch video

Other tracks by The Bambuseae Rhythm Section:  Shake!  -  Watch It Burn
Crump Cake Orchestra - Pink Will Never Go Away     Jazz, Hip Hop, Soul, Funk 06/10/2017
Make Jazz Fun Again. A 20 Piece Jazz Orchestra influenced by modern music styles such as Funk, Rock, Hip-Hop, Electronica.
Heavy Horn, Funk Hip Hop Inspired Track

Other tracks by Crump Cake Orchestra:  Copy Copy  -  Come With Me To Singapore
The Cactus Channel - Leech     Funk/Soul, Rock, Pop, Psychedelic 03/10/2017
The Cactus Channel a 7-piece alt-soul outfit. Releasing their 3rd album on November 3rd, they've also worked Chet Faker & Ball Park Music singer Sam Cromack.
Leech, the second single from The Cactus Channel's forthcoming 3rd album explores dealing with a breakup and longing.

Wilder, a little darker and heavier, the new album sees The Cactus Channel diving in deep to dreamlike soundtracks, electrifying wig-outs and woozy meditations.

TOUR DATES
NOV/DEC
ACT/SA/VIC/NSW/QLD/TAS

Andrea Marr - Force Of Nature     Funk/Soul, Soul 02/10/2017
'Natural' is Andrea Marr's first full length soul album, she has previously released 5 blues albums and a soul EP. She is a multi-award winning blues artist.
"Force Of Nature" is a high energy, horn laden joyride for soul music lovers - think Sam and Dave or Ike and Tina Revue - the song is about relationships that hit you like a hurricane and how good that can sometimes feel!

Other tracks by Andrea Marr:  Grateful  -  What Do I Have To Do
Señor Tabby - Magic Man     Rock, Funk, Grunge 02/10/2017
Señor Tabby are a Hobart-based quartet making noises that blend funk/grunge and jam elements.
This song uses the imagery of learning the truth about musician's as a metaphor for an examination on growing up + big guitars.

Black Bird Hum - Down     Reggae/Dub, Soul, Pop, Roots 30/09/2017
Exceptional party reggae band who’s incredible live shows have made them a favourite amongst festivals and fans alike. They've played with Arrested Development (USA) and The Melbourne Ska Orchestra.
DOWN is a reggae groove anthem. Just in time for the warmer weather the tune will be a welcome number to get you moving. For lovers of dancing it up in bare feet, this song will soundtrack your car ride and your balcony party.

Mo•Louie - I'll Call You     Funk/Soul, Pop, Jazz 28/09/2017
Mo•Louie lives in a world where the soul and the artificial are intertwined. Her electro-pop soul powered music comes from what she sees around her.
The 90’s inspired second single from the sexy Mo.louie, a soulful journey through heartbreak and growth of her debut EP ‘Fire Brick’. Electronic samples and slap bass blend with mo’s haunting harmonies of pain.

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 Taste - Sunday Funk     World, Instrumental, Chill, Easy Listening 27/09/2017
With a buffet of musical influences ranging from funk, rock, soul and hip-hop, The Taste unique genre mashing sound will have you craving your next bite in no time!
The near instrumental four word two chord jam ’Sunday Funk’ highlights the collective mash of musical talent across The Taste with instruments such as Saxophone, Trumpet, Flute, Congo’s and Electric Guitar all taking centre stage throughout the five minute tropical infusion.

Watch video

Other tracks by The Taste:  Take Over  -  The Calling
Niksta - Music Brought Us Together     Funk/Soul, Funk, Chill, Jazz 26/09/2017
Niksta is a singer songwriter on the Central Coast. She plays alot of instruments and loves to record originals and would like to do it All the time.
Melody, bass and drums are the instruments that create a groove. People come together when live music is in the room. This song is about bringing out the best in the players as well as bringing musicians together to create music.

Other tracks by Niksta:  Star Struck
Reuben Stone - Brighter Than The Sun     Reggae/Dub, Funk, Rock, Ska 23/09/2017
Multi-instrumentalists Reuben Stone spent summer touring with UB40, quickly followed up with national runs with Tash Sultana and Pierce Brothers, now bringing us his shimmering single ‘Brighter Than The Sun’
‘Brighter Than The Sun’ features piercing horns, soothing vocals, and an infectious toe-tapping melody “Written about love, life, the highs and lows of existence. Struggles that come out of nowhere can be fixed with self reflection while looking deeper inside yourself" Reuben Stone

Silver Linings - It's Not Me     Funk/Soul, RnB, Easy Listening, Chill 22/09/2017
Neo-boogie three piece Silver Linings present single "It's Not Me" from their funk driven LP DON'T MAKE TRACKS via Gulf Point Records (Digital)/Wax Museum Records (Vinyl) releasing 17th November 2017.
"It's Not Me" is an ode to life's 'sliding door' moments and the solace found in uncovering one's inner strength. Sounding equal parts of Minneapolis Funk and Northern Soul, this ferocious track gives us a second insight into what the band have been working on.

Soul Messengers - Whiplash     Funk/Soul, RnB, Soul 22/09/2017
Sydney-based revivalist soul band track their influences through the great soul songwriters of the 70s. A well honed live act, Soul Messengers play dirty soul to sweet sultry ballads.
"Struggle! It fills our lives, but we learn to fight on." Whiplash is a 70s soul inspired track with a modern message. Sure life can be a struggle, but we can overcome if we persevere.

TOUR DATES
OCT
NSW

Watch video

Other tracks by Soul Messengers:  Don't Let Them Tell You  -  It's Too Late For Tears
Spectoral - Sweet Deprivation (Martiln Remix)     Funk/Soul, RnB, Electronic, Atmospheric 20/09/2017
With lyrics and arrangements grounded in pop and future soul, Spectoral also draws inspiration from nostalgic, time-worn downtempo productions as much as he does from cutting-edge songwriters of today.
Melbourne's most promising producers join their talents once again to produce downtempo pop magic. Martiln takes Spectoral's seminal and very well received debut single Sweet Deprivation, into the stratosphere with this incredible remix. That synth solo... those vocals... the whole thing soars from beginning to end with slow power.

Oatis - I Want More     Pop, Soul 19/09/2017
Songwriter and soloist Oatis is a current semi finalist in the "2017 UK songwriting contest" and Last years finalist in the " Covereted International Song writing contest "The SongDoor"
"I Want More" is a sassy Pop/Soul tune with a big voice, swinging melody and cool song storytelling!