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Funk/Soul

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Confection - Save Your Precious Time     Funk/Soul, Dance, Pop, RnB 25/08/2011
Confection – Sydney based duo Juanita Tippins and Josh Beagley – draw on a lifetime of influences to create a whole new bag of natural born sticky sweet funk.
Save Your Precious Time’s infectious mid-tempo groove recalls the glory days of Prelude disco, with it’s soulful, organic, fluid instrumentation and gospel-tinged vocals that reach down your throat and grab your soul in a powerful vice-like grip.

Debra Gibson & The Rising Lotus - Time For You     Funk/Soul, RnB, Soul 19/08/2011
An eclectic mix of soul, RnB & ballads with an overarching lyrical theme of love and compassion. Debra delivers her songs with conviction, passion, warmth and sincerity.
A cruisy, soulful, saxophone-infused tune with a catchy melody and vibe. This song is about having time for someone in need.

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Other tracks by Debra Gibson & The Rising Lotus:  They Don't Know You  -  Laboratory of My Mind
Ron Kingston - U-Turn     Funk/Soul, RnB, Soul 16/08/2011
Blue eyed soul/R&B artist from Australia Ron Kingston is among the world's most dynamic and gifted vocal talents and songwriters. Great music if you like Sade and Simply Red.
The featured track “U-Turn” is soothingly pensive, with express romantic sentiment and reminiscent of a smooth soulful 70's track.

Henry Fraser and the Echo - Don't Go     Funk/Soul, Soul, Pop, Folk 28/07/2011
This is expressive music, with a warm sound that seamlessly incorporates an eclectic mix of melodic and harmonic styles.
This is a soul ballad about loss. The vocal is mournful but intense, supported by warm harmonies, and a striking arrangement with hints of baroque mingling into the soul feel.

Other tracks by Henry Fraser and the Echo:  Whatever you do  -  Apple Tree
Mike Champion - Luv Mathematics     Funk/Soul, RnB 28/07/2011
Mike Champion is an R&B/Soul Crooner Mike Champion. With boyish good looks, a poetic mind and a voice to dim the lights, Mike Champion is undoubtedly a natural-born superstar.
The single “Luv Mathematics” is an explosive track. Mike Champion's inspiration came from the beat – a contrast of heavy soulful synths with an upbeat tempo. It made him want to take the subject of mathematics – something very logical and numerical – and turn it into something sexy.

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Sietta - What Am I Supposed To Do?     Electronic, Soul 06/07/2011
Sietta are an electronic soul duo from Darwin, made up of producer/instrumentalist James Mangohig and vocalist Caiti Baker.
Sietta's lead single, a fiery bit of electronic soul.

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Mr Goodnight - Look Around     Jazz, Chill, Live Performance 27/05/2011
Amrap Live Music Recordings_5UV_Live Music Fest 2010 Original and soulful six-piece, Mr Goodnight , recorded by Radio Adelaide during "Live Music Fest 2010."
Cool, original and soulful six-piece, Mr Goodnight's performance of their track "Look Around," recorded live during Radio Adelaide's Live Music Fest 2010.

The Ninth Chapter - Coming Back     Funk/Soul, Roots, Blues, Pop 25/05/2011
The Ninth Chapter are a funk driven outfit with influences from Skunkhour to Donavon Frankenreiter. The Ninth Chapter combine to create uniquely groove & roots music.
Coming Back is about love of your homeland and the need to return.

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Other tracks by The Ninth Chapter:  Wasting all my Time  -  Strides
B!G - Which Coal Made The Whistle Blow     Funk/Soul, Rock, Blues, Roots 10/05/2011
B!G is the rhythm in the melody, the beat of the voice, the song of the tom tom. Like their wildly dynamic gigs - heart wrenching melodies to raw funk.
Funky soul track with Big O's Pretty Woman driving drum beat, a bit of Eric Burdon's Spill The Wine and a sing-a-long chorus.

Other tracks by B!G:  Talking To The Tom Tom  -  You're Not Mine
SCAT - Groovin' Right     Funk/Soul, Pop, Jazz, Christian 30/03/2011
SCAT plays jazz. This 4 piece band (vocals, keys, drums, double bass) incorporates swing, 70s groove, latin, trad and bigband styles delivered in accessible originals and classic standards. Very hip!
This catchy pop song features cool story-like verses and simple sing-along chorus. Horns, guitar, bv's and percussion align it with the modern pop-funk genre - think Buble, Harry Connick Jr and Guy Sebastion. It carries a simple message about enjoying the vibe of life and sharing it around.

Other tracks by SCAT:  Change Your Tune  -  This Little Light of Mine
Pimpin' Horus - Stranger     Rock, Funk, Pop 02/03/2011
Australian Funk Rock - upbeat, catchy, fun. Think the Cruel Sea crossed with P-Funk, or the Red Hot Chili Peppers crossed with Prince.
A shimmering summer tune that’s sure to make you smile, with a funky guitar hook that’s tough to forget. An optimistic lament that oozes fun the whole way through.

Other tracks by Pimpin' Horus:  Monkey  -  Sweet Denial
Plutonic & G Love - F@#k It     Rock, Hip Hop, Blues 26/11/2010
Producer Plutonic Lab (Muph & Plutonic, Dialectrix, Jess Harlen) and G Love (of G Love & Special Sauce) have collaborated on the new album Moonshine Lemonade.
F@#k It is full of grit, swagger and old school dirty blues & hip hop. Showcasing Plutonic's beats & G Love at his finest on the microphone. It's about looking at life and enjoying the moments where you just say 'F@#k It'

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Other tracks by Plutonic & G Love:  Vibin Survivin
Shameem Taheri-Lee - I Look Up     Funk/Soul, RnB, Jazz, Pop 12/11/2010
Shameem’s unique fusion of 90s-esque R&B with jazz, a love of acoustic instruments, her naturally soulful voice and sense for conscious lyrics is both refreshing and infectious. Think: Alicia Keys.
An anthem of hope, optimism and positivity. "I Look Up" was written during a 9-month stint in Alice Springs that Shameem dedicated to volunteering with the Junior Youth Spiritual Empowerment Program - a program that seeks to empower young people to become agents of change in their community.

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Other tracks by Shameem Taheri-Lee:  Undertones  -  Once Upon A Time
Leah Flanagan - Goodbye     Folk, Alternative Country, Pop 24/09/2010
A storyteller with the voice of an angel, Leah Flanagan wields a mean ukelele. Darwin locals will attest, she’s been playing to passionate acclaim since she could swing a tune.
Goodbye is the first track from Leah Flanagan's Acclaimed new album Nirvana Nights. The Darwin based songstress is currently ona national tour to promote the release of the album trough VITAMIN Records.
With sellout album launches, and rave reviews, Leah Flanagan is coming to a town near you this SEP/Oct

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Chelsea Wilson - Bitterness     Funk/Soul, Soul, Blues, Retro 17/09/2010
Chelsea Wilson is Melbourne's newest soul vocalist. Inspired by the sounds of Etta James, Sharon Jones and Koko Taylor this debut release has a vintage sound with modern attitude.
'Bitterness' is a song about pain in your heart when you suspect your lover is cheating on you.

Other tracks by Chelsea Wilson:  Who I Am  -  Love Ain't Blind
Jazzerati - Get Funked     Funk/Soul, Jazz, Instrumental, Live Performance 01/09/2010
JAZZERATI is a passionate ensemble of musical brothers who share a deep respect for the rich Jazz traditions whilst exploring new directions in contemporary improvised music and inspired interaction.
This funky, feel-good tune is a fitting opener for JAZZERATI’s debut CD, ‘Live at Pix Records’. Anchored by a groovy, hypnotic bass hook, ‘Get Funked’ features raunchy electric guitar, blistering tenor sax and a climactic drum solo that’ll have you begging for more.


Other tracks by Jazzerati:  Cafe Le Bop  -  Last Chance
Affro Dizzi Act - Woodford Jam 1     Funk/Soul, Dub, World, Live Performance 20/08/2010
Amrap Live Music Recordings_4ZZZ_Woodford Live BroadcastAffro Dizzi Act's live performance at Woodford Folk Festival as recorded by Brisbane's 4ZZZ.
Affro Dizzi Act's live performance at Woodford Folk Festival as recorded by Brisbane's 4ZZZ.

The Belle-Phonics - Don't Leave Me     Funk/Soul, Live Performance 21/07/2010
Amrap Live Music Recordings_5UV_Live Music Fest 2009 Adelaide 8-piece, The Belle-Phonics, recorded by Radio Adelaide for their Live Music Fest 2009
Adelaide's new up and coming original Pop/Funk/Rock outfit. The Belle-Phonics boast a mega horn line up (Jason McMahon, Sam Eads, Natalie Ahrens), solid rhythm section (Sam Leske, Liam Garcia-Hardman, Brett Williams, Holly Thomas), and the unique vocal talents of Ali White.


Coptic Soldier & Miriam Waks - No More Waiting feat. Phatchance     Hip Hop, Soul, Pop 20/07/2010
Australian Hip Hop meets Soul
A grooving bass line, thumping drums and catchy chorus provide the canvas for two clever verses focusing on the trials and rewards of independent musicianship

Other tracks by Coptic Soldier & Miriam Waks:  Why Suffer  -  Burn Churches feat. Mac Lethal
Luke Escombe - Hard 2 B a Pimp     Funk/Soul, Hip Hop, Comedy, Pop 06/07/2010
Mixing hypnotic roots grooves and astounding musicianship with colourful stories about modern life, Luke will have you either crying from laughter or from pure inspiration....A true performer.
Luke was inspired to write the lyrics for this song after reading Iceberg Slim's autobiography "Pimp". Sits somewhere between James Brown and Flight of the Conchords

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Other tracks by Luke Escombe:  Gargantuan  -  Damn Girl [poppa cap in that ass]