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
Chrissy Lauder - Treehouse     Funk/Soul, Folk, Pop 13/07/2016
Eclectic, retro tunes delighting your musical tastebuds. Chrissy Lauder brings indie music, begging to turn on energetic response. Listen to this collection of rich organic music, and spread the word!
Treehouse is my hippy song! Get the juices flowing; a funky dance tune that you've gotta sing along with - loudly... Pretend you're in a forest climbing a tree - shaded sweating excitement - get to the top!

Other tracks by Chrissy Lauder:  Dragonfly  -  Feel The River
Andrea Marr & The Funky Hitmen - Force Of Nature     Funk/Soul, Soul, RnB, Retro 13/07/2016
Andrea Marr & The Funky Hitmen are a high energy old school soul and funk band that have been playing around Australia since 2012. For lovers of Stax & Motown
Old School High Energy Soul in the style of Wilson Pickett, Jimmy Barnes Soul Session, Ike & Tina Turner Revue,The Blues Brother Revue, Aretha Franklin etc

Watch video

Valvewire - Unforgiven     Rock, Blues, Downbeat, Alternative Country 13/07/2016
3 piece rock band
Desert blues track referencing the spaghetti western cinema genre.
Lyrically exploring the theme of desire and introspection, in that it is the pursuit of that which is ultimately unattainable.

Watch video

Other tracks by Valvewire:  Heart & Soul
James Franklin - Don't Tell Me     Funk/Soul, Pop 01/07/2016
“When I first heard James Franklin I felt like I had made a new friend... easy to connect with because I can feel his honesty, he’s telling the truth....”
Attitude packed song about standing up for yourself.

Other tracks by James Franklin:  I Lost Myself  -  Born To Make Music
Jimmy Barnes - Cry To Me     Funk/Soul, Cover Version 28/06/2016
Australian icon Jimmy Barnes pours all his experience, know-how and finesse into one of the stand-out records of his remarkable career - 'Soul Searchin'
One of the catchiest songs on Soul Searchin’, “Cry To Me” is a Bertie Berns original that Jimmy Barnes originally thought was a Solomon Burke song after hearing it performed for the first time at Blues Festival a few years ago. Burke’s rendition of it moved him to tears.

Other tracks by Jimmy Barnes:  The Dark End Of The Street feat. Dan Penn
The John Steel Singers - Midnight at the Plutonium     Pop, Funk, Rock 28/06/2016
Brisbane's The John Steel Singers are back with their third record Midnight At The Plutonium out Friday 8 July
Vocalist Tim Morrissey describes the catchy single as: "kinda like funk music channelled through the UK in the early 80s"

NATIONAL LIVE MUSIC AWARD FINALIST 2016: Live Act of the Year (QLD), Live Act of the Year: The People’s Choice


ON TOUR:
AUG/SEPT
QLD/ACT/NSW/VIC/SA/WA

Other tracks by The John Steel Singers:  Can You Feel the Future  -  Weekend Lover
Ngaiire - House On A Rock     Funk/Soul, Electronic, RnB 23/06/2016
Ngaiire is flying high having cemented her place as one of Australia’s most dynamic vocalists and unique performers.
'House on a Rock' is the third instalment from Ngaiire's anticipated sophomore album Blastoma. The track showcases Ngaiire’s stunning signature vocals over an allegorical trip of glitchy soundscapes and multilayered synths.

2018 AUSTRALIAN WOMEN IN MUSIC AWARDS FINALIST: Songwriter Award
2018 AUSTRALIAN WOMEN IN MUSIC AWARDS FINALIST: Artistic Excellence Award

NOMINEE 2017 AIR AWARDS - Best independent Album or EP,

2017 NATIONAL LIVE MUSIC AWARDS NOMINEE: R&B or Soul Live Act of the Year (National Awards), Live Voice of the Year (presented by Audio-Technica - People's Choice Awards)

MUSIC DIRECTOR PICK: Stephen Goodhew, FBi Radio, Sydney (NSW)

Other tracks by Ngaiire:  Diggin'  -  Once - Radio Edit
Jackson Dyer - The Absolute     Pop, Soul, Folk, Folk 22/06/2016
Jackson Dyer is an Australian singer/songwriter currently living between Berlin and Sydney. His upcoming EP's a reflection of his time in Europe, supporting the likes of Hiatus Kaiyote and Hozier.
I wrote ‘The Absolute’ one morning as I tried to make sense of the contradictions of today. Click­bait news and the endless number of conflicts and selfish leaders often leaves me feeling overwhelmed. ‘The Absolute’ is essentially a means of exploring this sinister nature of "the news" and politics.

Levingstone - First Taste     Pop, Jazz, Soul, RnB 21/06/2016
Hailing from Sydney, eclectic progressive soul five-piece Levingstone is a band blurring boundaries. Pulling colours from jazz, neo soul, rock and progressive pop with a unique brand of storytelling.
"First Taste" is the lead track from Levingstone's debut EP "Modern Burials". Written on the floor of an empty room where the high ceilings sounded like a church, this lush aural space is evident in the track - sweeping guitar drenched in hymnal reverb set to an infectious groove.

ON TOUR:
JUL/AUG
ACT/VIC/NSW

Catherine Satour - Set The Tone     Funk/Soul, Australian Indigenous, Soul, Easy Listening 17/06/2016
An Arrernte and Mirning woman living in Alice Springs, Catherine Satour shares experiences of life, love and place through songs that fuse rock and soul.
Set the Tone is about self-love and respect. It is about knowing one’s self and one’s boundaries. As a Southern Arrernte / Mirning woman Catherine has experienced abuse, racism, sexism, double standards and set-backs, but these experiences don't define who she is, Catherine sets her own tone.

Jackie Brown Jr - Sauvignon Bogan     Funk/Soul, Hip Hop, Rock 16/06/2016
Jackie Brown Jr are a 5 piece "Pulp Fiction Soul Rock" band. They meld soul, rock and hip hop influences to create an entirely unique sound.
‘Sauvignon Bogan’  takes a fresh look at coming to terms with the world. Born out of a road trip ­ the ‘in a budget car with your best friends’ kind ­ the song is decorated with tongue­ in­ cheek jabs at Australian life abroad. 


Tame the Sun - Back in the Game     Rock, Pop, Soul, Blues 15/06/2016
There is nothing in this world you can't do if you love it enough. Dream big, make it happen. Tame The Sun is that thing you have been waiting for
"Back in the Game" Written by Dean Williams, Recorded by Ricki Rae at Lighthill Studios

A pure rock song written from the heart, with some serious groove and soul.

Other tracks by Tame the Sun:  Gotta Believe  -  Burn
Beautiful Beasts - The 90's     Pop, RnB, Soul 08/06/2016
Beautiful Beasts are a band of animals. An energetic crew of party starters, a saccharine sweet pop outfit and a dirty, soulful groove machine Music for animals
“The 90’s” marries nostalgic horns with sugary sweet guitars and an effortlessly driving yet melancholic vocal hook.

Other tracks by Beautiful Beasts:  Pony Ride
KashKin - All Funked Up     Funk/Soul, Pop, Dance 08/06/2016
KashKin - purveyors of fine home grown funk and soul goodness for your listening and dancing pleasure!
"Everybody, stop what you’re doing
Come on down and get funked tonight
There ain’t no way that you can stop moving
Once the funk starts there is nowhere you can hide"

Watch video

Other tracks by KashKin:  Smile Like Nile  -  Jet Set
Ina Maka - Someday     Funk/Soul, Psychedelic, RnB, Hip Hop 02/06/2016
Ina Maka is a Psych Soul/Hip-Hop quintet
Ina Maka's Debut single 'Someday'
A soulful tune with a heavy groove with elements of hip hop and Latin sounds.

Watch video

Tre Samuels - Flying Without You     Funk/Soul, RnB, Pop, Jazz 01/06/2016
Introducing Tre Samuels. A well known name on the catwalks of New York Fashion Week, the 17-year-old Melbourne artist is now taking leaps towards establishing himself in the music world.
Recorded in the ‘come-down’ after his whirlwind time in New York and Europe’s Fashion Weeks, Tre Samuels first single ‘Flying Without You’ is an equal part shoulder-brushing R&B anthem and a heartfelt declaration of independence from a young and exciting new Australian voice.

Other tracks by Tre Samuels:  Killer
Benny Walker - Oh No You Don't     Blues/Roots, Soul, Australian Indigenous, Rock 31/05/2016
From regional Victoria, Indigenous singer/songwriter Benny Walker is the real deal. His love songs & epic tales mix with passion for the land, the people, summer vibes & deep grooves.
This blues and roots track carries the emotion in the lyric. At once uplifting and reflective. Lyrically and melodically strong with a neo-soul vibe. Benny sings of his relationship to a shadow-self that is being conquered. Features a catchy chorus that sticks. A new direction for this rising star.

MUSIC COORDINATOR PICK: Emily Nicol, Koori Radio, Sydney (NSW)

Watch video

ROI - In Mind     Funk/Soul, Rock 31/05/2016
ROI is the moniker for musicians Matt Schrader and Barnaby Gickel.
Featuring Lauren Porter (Rowen) on vocals, In Mind describes the feeling of meeting a person you are totally diggin'. You can't get them out of your head, and they stay with you all day.

MUSIC DIRECTOR PICK: Andrew Khedoori, 2ser 107.3, Sydney (NSW)

Other tracks by ROI:  Maths And Engineering
Kate Lush - Groove Me     Blues/Roots, Soul, RnB 27/05/2016
#1 Aust. Blues Charts & Best New Talent 2016.An outstanding vocalist. Gritty, soulful & straight from the heart. Think Tedeschi, Sara Bareilles, Aretha’s Soul & Bonnie Raitt’s rock edge.
Funky Soulful Uplifting - Groove Me says it all

Watch video

Other tracks by Kate Lush:  Loving You Is Sweeter Than Ever  -  True Fire
Spectoral - Sweet Deprivation     Pop, Downbeat, Soul 25/05/2016
Spectoral is a soulful singer-songwriter and downtempo producer with reflective and emotional vocals. His music often has an alt-pop feel, laden with relatable, lyrical honesty.
Sweet Deprivation is a single from Spectoral's debut release, The Level Head EP. Bitto created this track to represent the emotions of denial people experience during a relationship break up. Spectoral hopes Sweet Deprivation will resonate strongly with listeners who know the emotions portrayed in the song all too well.

Other tracks by Spectoral:  Pictures  -  Roots n' Wings