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Funk/Soul

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Noah Slee - Radar     Funk/Soul, Hip Hop, Electronic, RnB 30/08/2017
Noah Slee, the Tongan born, New Zealand raised, Berlin-based songwriter and multi-instrumentalist has been sending music critics gaga the past few months with his constant slew of incredible releases.
Likened by tastemakers to such luminaries as Anderson Paak, Kaytranada, Andre 3000 and Chance The Rapper, Noah describes his aspirational conception of house inspired, dance anthem "Radar" as seminal, "Radar is paying homage to all the dope musicians paving away at their creations."

Other tracks by Noah Slee:  Lips  -  Reality
Baldwins - Apollo Earth     Funk/Soul, RnB, Hip Hop 18/08/2017
Baldwins is an eight-piece progressive-soul band from Sydney, Australia.Combining elements of soul, jazz, and rock, they have developed a distinctivesound with lush jazz-tinged harmony and dense polyrhythmic writing.
A unique track detailing the dread of return of astro travellers to our planet Earth. The title Apollo Earth describes the opinion that our Earth is merely a spaceship to get us to our next destination.

ON TOUR
SEPT
ACT/VIC/NSW/QLD

Other tracks by Baldwins:  Milk Beach  -  Haze
Ashleigh Watson - Little Love     Funk/Soul, Jazz, Pop 16/08/2017
Ashleigh Watson is an independent retro soul singer/songwriter based in Melbourne Australia.
Recorded in LA in 2016 with multi-platinum producer Warren Huart.

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Brother Brad - Digital Revolution     Funk/Soul, Pop 10/08/2017
Having built up their live original set on a background of RnB, Jazz and Pop, Brother Brad have become an explosion of soulful bliss spreading throughout the city they love.
Sliding through your speakers with a slick lick of bass, Digital Revolution becomes a gathering of chirpy guitars, strutting drums, synth organ and glorious outbursts of brass. The band tapped into their penchant for pop and roots for the track.

The New Buzz - Valley of Silence (feat. Karl S. Williams)     Funk/Soul, Soul, Blues, Alternative Country 09/08/2017
The New Buzz are West End's hottest deep soul, feel good, party band! A fresh collective bringing the grit of the streets to their heavy soul and raw funk stylings.
Brisbane's downhome funk and soul collective return with a soulful slow jam featuring the alt. country styling’s of crooner Karl S. Williams. Valley Of Silence is equal parts heartbreak and elation, with the band laying down a deep, sombre groove for Karl to tell his tale of weariness by.

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Other tracks by The New Buzz:  Brisket Bits
Jess Fairlie - Enough     Pop, Soul, RnB, Funk 08/08/2017
Jess Fairlie is an Australian soul/singer-songwriter whose effortlessn charisma and humour keeps her 110% authentic causing all heads to turn as soon as she steps on stage.
Jess looks at the simple (or not so simple) mind frame of love inside the games that seem to be on trend with the fellow 'Netflix & Chill' millennials.
Produced by Rodrigo Enrique Bustos, Damian Smith on keys and mixed and mastered by Steven Scanlon.

The Coconut Kids - Sugar     Funk/Soul, Pop, Folk, World 07/08/2017
The Coconut Kids create French-influenced 'quirk' folk using ukulele, brass, keys, violin, percussion and powerful vocals. Their unique sound will have you dancing one minute and in tears the next.
The Coconut Kids' new single sugar showcases the incredible vocal range of Ashlee Randell, with her powerful Adele-like voice that will be sure to blow you away. Mix her voice in with killer trumpet licks and you've get a smooth 'folk soul' track which will put you the dancing mood.

2017 SOUTH AUSTRALIAN MUSIC AWARD FINALIST: World Music Award

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Luke Million - Come Together     Electronic, Funk 05/08/2017
Luke Million!
Vocoder and vintage synth drenched ‘Come Together’ is the lead single lifted from Luke’s forthcoming EP of the same name, to be released on August 25th.

ON TOUR
SEPTEMBER
SA/VIC/NSW/QLD/WA

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Caiti Baker - Wolf     Funk/Soul, RnB, Soul 02/08/2017
Darwin’s Caiti Baker is one of Australia’s strongest genre-bending collaborators, creating a unique and contemporary take on urban NT inspired indie soul.
This first taste of forthcoming album ‘Wolf’ is a streetwise urban groove, laced with stunning harmonies and a unique layering of electronic and acoustic instrumentation that stamps her musical authority and delivers a stiff message to those who prejudge what Caiti Baker is all about.

2018 AIR AWARDS NOMINEE: Best Independent Blues And Roots Album (Zinc)

2017 NATIONAL LIVE MUSIC AWARDS NOMINEE: R&B or Soul Live Act of the Year (National Awards), Live Voice of the Year (NT Awards), Live Bassist of the Year (National Awards) - Zoe Hauptmann

Damen Samuel - Live The Life     Funk/Soul, RnB, Soul, Pop 02/08/2017
Damen Samuel creates beautiful and soulful melodies with an acoustic guitar and a warm, smooth voice. Emotional songs that resonate with your inner moments of zen and nostalgia.
'Live the Life' is a collaboration with NYC-based artist Lord Toph, who produced the track and makes up the second part of this duet. It's a modern day R&B tune with glimpses of the 80's and 90's but all with a distinct feel of the here and now.

Mojo Juju - Think Twice     Funk/Soul, Funk, Pop 02/08/2017
To mark the release of her glorious new single ‘Think Twice’, Melbourne’s own Mojo Juju is poised to take her incomparable live show on the road.
Representing yet another bold and seemingly effortless evolution in style for the sonic alchemist, ‘Think Twice’ is an irrepressibly seductive introduction to Juju’s latest musical incarnation. As unpredictable and dynamic as ever, Juju trades the sounds that have long defined her for some energising new urban flavours.

PERFORMING AT THE AGE MUSIC VICTORIA AWARDS AFTER PARTY

2017 NATIONAL LIVE MUSIC AWARDS NOMINEE: R&B or Soul Live Act of the Year (National Awards)

POW! Negro - Hold My Tongue     Funk/Soul, Jazz, Rap, Hip Hop 02/08/2017
Fremantle six piece POW! Negro merge elements of jazz, hip-hop and psych with an aggressive vocal style that falls somewhere between Zack de la Rocha and Mos Def.
“Hold My Tongue” sees drummer/composer Rhys Hussey come to the front with his soulful vocals perfectly complimenting charismatic frontman Nelson Mondlane’s lyrical spitfire.

MUSIC DIRECTOR PICK: Will Backler, RTRFM, Perth (WA), Zara Kravchenko , SYN, Melbourne (VIC)

2017 NATIONAL LIVE MUSIC AWARDS NOMINEE: Live Act of the Year (WA Awards)

Liv Cartledge - Heard Your Name     Folk, Acoustic, Soul, Pop 01/08/2017
Indie folk goddess Liv Cartledge brings us her new up tempo single ‘Heard Your Name’ brandishing her trademark raspy voice and storytelling prowess.
Indie folk goddess Liv Cartledge brings us her new up tempo single ‘Heard Your Name’ brandishing her trademark raspy voice and storytelling prowess.

Shameem - I Love You, But     Funk/Soul, RnB, Soul 29/07/2017
Nu-soul songstress Shameem combines phat urban beats with her gravity-defying vocals, jazz-tinged chords, and thought-provoking lyrics. A self-managed, independent artist, Shameem writes and co-produces her own tracks.
I Love You, But has an ear-worm hook with a heavy urban beat and a deliciously dark, brooding quality. While the song is personal to Shameem and the lyrics stem from a broken relationship, the music video produced by Alucinor Productions boldly takes on the topical issue of problem gambling.

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Other tracks by Shameem:  Just A Show  -  Pass It On
Damen Samuel - Tomorrow     Blues/Roots, Soul, Pop, Folk 28/07/2017
Damen Samuel creates beautiful and soulful melodies with an acoustic guitar and a warm, smooth voice. Emotional songs that resonate with your inner moments of zen and nostalgia.
There might be struggles and challenges in the here and now, but there is always the promise of another tomorrow, when things get better and easier. Soul meets Americana in this mid tempo tune. Gospel like harmonies woven in with modern day storytelling, accompanied by a live band.

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The Harpoons - Do You Want My Love?     Funk/Soul, Pop, RnB 28/07/2017
The Harpoons are a Melbourne 4-piece, breathing fresh new life into neon-soul, pop and RnB.
“Do You Want My Love” takes lo-fi dance music to a whole new level. Crunchy beats and sampled percussion introduce the piece. Soon melodic keys take over, driving you to the hook where a chorus of angelic voices begs: “Do You Want My Love”.

MUSIC DIRECTOR PICK: Cameron Dunsford, PBS 106.7FM, Melbourne (VIC), Amelia Jenner, FBi Radio, Sydney (NSW)

True Vibenation - Heaps Good (Samuel L Jackson)     Funk/Soul, Electronic, World, Hip Hop 26/07/2017
Blending earth shattering bass, big brass, African rhythms and hip-hop, True Vibenation signal a new generation of artists making the music of true global citizens.
‘Heaps Good (Samuel L Jackson)’ will chaperone you out of your seats, armed with an instrument in one hand, your heart in another and music as a chosen strategy to combat oppression, urging you to join the global protest against injustice.

Other tracks by True Vibenation:  Heaps Good (Samuel L Jackson) (Clean version)
The Sand Dollars - Love Dust     Pop, Soul, RnB, Hip Hop 24/07/2017
Reminiscent of The Last of The Shadow Puppets via Mark Ronson, these lads nod their caps to the 60s reverb pop stars but dig deep into new soul and RnB.
Taking cues from Morcheeba, The Avalanches and even Sade you’re dropped deep into the ocean and led away by the call of sirens. True Live singer Ryan Ritchie brings his narration to the story and then you’re deep into the movie again, slowly.

Other tracks by The Sand Dollars:  No Cigar  -  I Need
Big Words - Miss Your Mind     Hip Hop, Soul, Funk 21/07/2017
Big Words hit us with their debut single, ‘The Answer’, late last year which has already wracked up over 700,000 Spotify streams.
“The song ‘Miss Your Mind’ relates to a time where your best friend isn't as close as they usually are. The thing you miss the most  is someone's mind, especially when it's out of reach.” - Big Words


MUSIC CO-COORDINATOR PICK: Chris Cobcroft, 4ZZZ, Brisbane (QLD)

Joyride - Kings and Queens     Funk/Soul, Electronic, Pop 21/07/2017
As a musician, performer, DJ and social maverick, Joyride is one of the biggest personalities in Australian music. His recently launched solo career will see his stature grow even more.
‘Kings And Queens’, showcases Joyride's immense talent, while capturing the sentiment of people like him he sees striving to live vibrant lives against a backdrop of bullsh*t – as ever-expanding cultural sink holes continue to form in the cities and towns we love.

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