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The 5Five - After The Show     Funk/Soul, Blues, Australian Indigenous, Breaks 08/02/2019
The 5Five are the house band of the mysterious studio, The 5Five. The 5Five (band) are dedicated to smashing out, and honouring, tracks that organically pop up in the jams.
'After the Show', is an instrumental jam that we captured one late night in The 5Five studio.

Recorded on the fly, with minimal post chop-chop, 'After The Show' is a long drive, on a winding country highway.

Featuring a star studded line-up from The 5Five roster, including members of @Tegan Koster Project, @The Don Johnson/Butlers, @The Biri-Jah Experience and @djnorequest.

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Damien Johnson - The Valley     Funk/Soul, Dance, Pop, Gay Alligned 07/02/2019
Damien Johnson is a multi-talented creative artist who is also gaining momentum with his urban sketches on Facebook and Instagram
The Valley is tribute to the beautifully messy and complex wonders of Brisbane's Fortitude Valley.

Jamie-Rose - Casual     Funk/Soul, RnB, Easy Listening, RnB 01/02/2019
Soulful, diverse and a little bit sassy. These are some of the words that come to mind when you hear Jamie-Rose.
The song is about having casual relations with someone and keeping it on the low. It's about denying any and all signs that you're obviously falling for each other and possibly falling in love. Letting the person know how you feel would be disastrous and make things complicated.

Steve Hensby Band - Time's Up     Funk/Soul 31/01/2019
Following up their debut double album and sold out Perth Fringe shows of the 'Steve Hensby Circus' the band have been working on a new album featuring five-piece horn section.
It's heavy on the horns and is about waiting to knock off work. Verse two has a paraphrased quote that I adore 'Keep your eye on the donut and ignore the hole'.

"As you ramble through Life, Brother,

Whatever be your goal.

Keep your eye upon the doughnut,

And not upon the hole."

3 Fires - The Storm that Follows     Funk/Soul, RnB, Hip Hop, Pop 26/01/2019
Solo artist 3 Fires is a producer, singer and musician based in Brisbane. 3 Fires' music is a mix of soulful vocals and cool grooves.
Hip-hop beat, soulful vocal and harmonies, cool organ and punchy lyrics.

Other tracks by 3 Fires:  Lost and Alone  -  Everybody Knows
daste - SOBER     Funk/Soul, Pop, Electronic, Chill 18/01/2019
daste. are a 3-piece electronic band stemming from the Gold Coast, Australia. The project formed in 2018, fusing layered production and instrumentation with intricate detail and airy vocals.
‘SOBER’ is exciting new single from an Australian trio who go by the name daste, it follows on from their recent successful debut single ‘Thinkin Of’, and is also their second release with Mammal Sounds Records.

Junkadelic Brass Band - Aida Wedo     Funk/Soul, Roots, Hip Hop 14/01/2019
Hailing from Perth, Western Australia, Junkadelic Brass Band combines a smoking hot 6-piece brass section with a hard-hitting recycled percussion section to bring you a face-melting blend of street rhythms.
Aida Wedo is the goddess of fertility, rainbows, and snakes; she’s a protector and a giver of blessings.
The song was originally written for Junkadelic Brass Band's 'Voodoo You Think You Are?' Fringe Festival show in 2015, which celebrated the bands New Orleans influences and honoured the many spirits in the New Orleans voodoo pantheon.

Other tracks by Junkadelic Brass Band:  The Anthem  -  Danballa
Claire Anne Taylor - Drunken Choir     Funk/Soul, Folk, Blues 11/01/2019
With a colossal voice and a powerfully captivating stage presence, Tasmanian-born Claire Anne Taylor crafts soulful folks songs that that are alternatively lush and intimately earthy.
Drunken Choir was recorded in a cabin in the Huon Valley in Tasmania. A song about sinking sorrows with loved ones.

Other tracks by Claire Anne Taylor:  Hold Me Darling  -  Pick Your Bones
Formidable Vegetable - Earth People Fair     Funk/Soul, Hip Hop, Electronic, World 11/01/2019
With a wheelbarrow full of dirty electro radish-beets, crusty jazz ukulele, swingin' strings and hyperactive horns, Formidable Vegetable are here to sow seeds in the garden of your mind.
Featuring the remote Gascoyne River’s Yagu Wila Choir, Charlie Mgee on ukulele & vocals, salsa-flavoured beats from Lord Dazastah (Downsyde/AB Original), strings and horns by Mal Webb & Kylie Morrigan and electronic production from Melbourne producer, Spoonbill, this is Formidable Vegetable’s most cutting-edge track to date and calls for stronger connection to country through sustainable practices on this fragile land.

Kumar Shome & the Punkawallahs - Nymphatic     Funk/Soul, Jazz, Instrumental, World 11/01/2019
Kumar Shome & the Punkawallahs is a guitar band melding instrumental jazz, funk and world. Featuring some of the best talent in the Melbourne music scene.
Nymphatic is the first single off the upcoming album Revocation. It’s an uplifting, soulful instrumental jam just in time for the start of Australian summer. Soaring guitar solos funky baselines to get you dancing. Featuring Kumar Shome (guitar) Graeme Pogson (drums), Yuri Pavlinov (bass), Mikey Chan (guitar) and Gillan Gregory (guitar).

Copperhead Brass Band - Matchstick     Funk/Soul, Jazz 08/01/2019
Copperhead Brass Band are a 9-piece instrumental street funk and hip hop crew. Gritty and loud!
Matchstick is Copperhead Brass Band's 2nd single from their upcoming debut album. The song plays up to their more traditional New Orleans "trad" inspirations with the roaring trombones and group singing while not overlooking their unique blend of hip-hop melodies and arrangements.

Other tracks by Copperhead Brass Band:  Inertia
Kayso Grande - In The Future     Funk/Soul, Pop, Rock 08/01/2019
Kayso Grande is the shape shifting, earth-quaking band that makes you and your friends want to holler and shout, and have that kind of fun your mother warned about.
A tale of what one might come to expect the years ahead hold in store for them while suggesting the future is already in front of us.

Dave Orr Band - Diamonds on My Dummy     Funk/Soul, RnB, Blues 07/12/2018
Dave Orr Band has been an institution in Brisbane for a few years now - swaying audiences in bars and venues.This new track brings the R into the B.
There ain't no privacy or prying, I'm takin pictures on my phone while I'm drivin, so come a clickin on my dreams you can buy in. This new meters style groove instalment by Dave Orr Band reflects on the insta world of a rising star, perception is the key to his growing followers and like count.

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Nat Smithson & Nights on Mayfair - What Life Wants For Me     Funk/Soul, Soul, RnB 07/12/2018
Nat Smithson & Nights on Mayfair is the blend of smooth deep soul vocals of Adelaide singer Nat Smithson and the Motown-inspired sound of Australian soul band ‘Nights on Mayfair’.
What Life Wants For Me is a modern pop-soul gem. It takes the classicism of Motown in all of it's upbeat charm and casts rays of optimism from the depths of it's soul.

Scizzorman - Them (are not The Us)     Funk/Soul, Rock, Experimental, Pop 07/12/2018
Perth based Drummer Songwriter Terry J Vinci, fuses together elements of Alt Funk, Prog Rock, Art Pop and Psychedelia to produce SCIZZORMAN music that resonates intrigue alongside renegade lyrics.
Funk Rock Fusion "Them (are not The Us)" slaps you back in time, like some B-Grade Sci-Fi Movie vibe reaching cult status. An infectious Bass groove works its way into your system along with sassy intoxicating percussion. Blown by Brass, you'll be spellbound by catchy lyrics instructing you to watch for life's signposts, while being guided by an unknown force.

Steve Hensby Band - Chase the Sun     Funk/Soul, Hip Hop 07/12/2018
Following up their debut album & sold out Fringe shows of the 'Steve Hensby Circus' the band have been working on a new album featuring the five piece horn section.
This song is a collaboration between Steve Hensby and Optamus from Downsyde. It's grooving/swaggering and talking about chasing the good times in life.

Kerbside Collection - Traffic     Funk/Soul 06/12/2018
West Coast styled raw jazz funk and rare groove. A gritty rhythm section of old school drums and bass, funky Hammond/Rhodes with sweetly phrased guitar melodies ontop.
Street-styled chicken scratch grooves with funky flute and bongos. The sounds of weaving traffic.

Other tracks by Kerbside Collection:  Cajun Jollof  -  Little Mountain
The Mamas - Biscuit     Funk/Soul, Funk, Jazz, Soul 06/12/2018
Eight-piece soul, RnB and funky fem-hop from Melbourne, led by four of the sassiest vocalists you'll ever meet. Debut EP 'Juicy' out now.
‘Juicy’, the debut EP from Melbourne soul, RnB and fem-hop outfit The Mamas, is out now on all platforms. Set to quench thirsts across the globe, ‘Juicy’ contains eight tracks, freshly squeezed, packed to the brim with four-part harmonies, timeless melodies and terrifying sass. Enjoy responsibly.

Other tracks by The Mamas:  Ain't No Shame  -  Fuccboi (ft. Crispy Jan)
Crimson Nights - Don't Say Sorry     Funk/Soul, Rock 30/11/2018
Funk Rock band (Muse meets Chilli Peppers). If you love a good groove with something a little heavy, this is the music for you!
Don't Say Sorry is about two people who live in different worlds, like different things and have different personalities. When they come together in a relationship, they can not understand the differences between each other. It is a song of reflection of one's own world, how we perceive others and our lack of understanding of people's choices, likes and dislikes

Eliza Dickson - Gold     Funk/Soul, Jazz, Pop, RnB 30/11/2018
Eliza Dickson is a Neo-Soul artist from Adelaide, South Australia with roots in Jazz and Soul. She fuses jazz harmony with pop vibes and synthesisers in an exciting accessible way.
Gold is a neo-soul track written about the importance of self-worth as an artist. Too many times I've had my craft put into the box of being 'just a hobby' without any real value. 'Gold' questions this notion, asking if pursuing a career in such a difficult field makes me weak or strong.

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