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Funk/Soul

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Sunnyside - Disco Bananas     Funk/Soul, Dance, Jazz, House 06/10/2018
As the name may suggest, six piece jazz funk instrumentalists Sunnyside are known destroyers of bad vibes and dedicated designers of the groove.
If you like your beats extra fruity, look no further. Disco Bananas is exactly what the name suggests; a juicy serving of dancefloor funk. Raw, instrumentally driven dance music, designed to make you move and make you smile. Ft. guest vocal cameos from Nkeche Anele (Saskwatch), Sophie Corbett & Dougal Shaw (Hot Sludge Fundae).

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Other tracks by Sunnyside:  Boostin'  -  Something Like Purple
The Putbacks - The Ways (with Bilal)     Funk/Soul, Retro, Psychedelic, Soul 28/09/2018
The Putbacks are a rhythm section. Drums, bass, guitar, keyboards and percussion. Stone cold pros, grizzled veterans of all the tours and all the studios.
The Putbacks & Bilal bring you a dark, dirty post-soul post-jazz mystery-cinema freakout dominated by screaming electric guitar and Bilal’s husky stream of consciousness lyrics. Produced by Paul Bender (Hiatus Kaiyote), The Ways is a hard-hitting, abstract journey into an alternate reality where The Meters specialised in Sci-Fi soundtrack art and Dick Dale played guitar on Madlib records.

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First Beige - Vivid     Funk/Soul, Dance 27/09/2018
First Beige are a Brisbane-based 6 Piece that have an eclectic, genre-bending sound that reimagines elements of Disco, Soul and funk fused with creative rhythms.
I have recently been listening to alot of rare 70's disco grooves and a lot of old Brazilian Samba music and I wanted to find out a way to combine the two genres together in a unique fresh way. A big part of both of these genres, and the two tracks Vivid and Images, is the groove section.

Other tracks by First Beige:  Images
CLASH PALACE - Glass Shop Window     Funk/Soul, Hip Hop, Pop, RnB 26/09/2018
CLASH PALACE is a Sydney-based three piece Indie Soul trio merging the realms of R&B, Hip Hop, Jazz and Funk.
are you a daughter of a saint?
are you a son of an anarchist?
i’m not a newbie to this game
with the barcodes on my skin
why don’t you scan me
please let me know how much i’m worth
coz my budget’s running low
and i saw a new world in a glass shop window

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The Holy Rollercoasters - Out Jumped The Devil     Funk/Soul, Funk, Soul, Blues 25/09/2018
Take seven jazz cats and add a bluesman up front and you got yourself a stew on. Their debut exudes that down-home gospel sound with a fresh funk kick.
‘Out Jumped The Devil’ is a heavy funk, Rhodes-driven tale of evil and right-wing Christianity that explodes in the chorus and gets spooky in the break down. A slow burner that finishes hot. Featuring Asha Jefferies on backing vocals!

Other tracks by The Holy Rollercoasters:  Set Me Free
The Taste - Move On     Funk/Soul, Rock 25/09/2018
This truly dynamic, fun and fresh musical ensemble have been thrilling audiences with a buffet of influences ranging from funk, rock, soul and hip-hop for the past 4 years.
A year to the date since the release of their last abum ‘Convalesce’, Cairns based Funk Rock/Soul/Hip Hop outfit ‘The Taste’ release their newest single ‘Move On’ .

Written by lead female vocalist Vanessa Glennon, Move On features a buffet of instrumentation in true Taste fashion with Saxophone, Trumpet and Lead Guitar all highlighted through the three minute package.

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Cookin' On 3 Burners - Force of Nature     Funk/Soul, RnB, Jazz, Retro 24/09/2018
Cookin’ On 3 Burners are Australia’s hardest hitting Hammond Organ Trio – joining the dots between Deep Funk, Raw Soul, Organ Jazz & Boogaloo.
Smooth, slick and downright groovy as all hell, ‘Force Of Nature’ is danceable and features Fallon Williams’ impeccable rasp lifted to great heights throughout. A dark horse that builds and builds seemingly unnoticed until breaking out into a winning gallop, you best believe ‘Force Of Nature’ will have you moving to its feel good beat long beyond the finish line.

Rcadia - Sweet Romace     Funk/Soul, Pop, Jazz, RnB 23/09/2018
Rcadia enters the Australian music scene with a truly blessed tone and a gift for pouring out her heart and soul. Rcadia is a true artisan of the musicianship.
Singer/songwriter Rcadia carries a soulful tone as evident through the new single ‘SWEET ROMANCE’ where her true talents take to great heights, allowing audiences to fly alongside with effortless escape. The new track carries an enticing narrative as the songwriting illustrates both her love for music and her determination to spread her wings and fly.

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Other tracks by Rcadia:  Why  -  Love Someone
Jakubi - Worry Bout A Thing     Funk/Soul 22/09/2018
There’s always a party happening somewhere, and Jakubi provide the perfect soundtrack.
The Melbourne five-piece have released the new single & ultimate party Jam ‘Worry Bout A Thing’, produced by Jerome Farah (lead vocalist), Jakubi, and the legendary Jimmy Jam & Terry Lewis (Janet Jackson, Aretha Franklin, Usher), and mixed by Chris Plata (Anderson Paak, Miguel, Kehlani).

No Nomad - Find Some Friends     Funk/Soul, RnB, Jazz 21/09/2018
A unique sound rooted in jazz, funk, and soul.
Find Some Friends highlights the group’s mix of soul, jazz, and hip hop influences into a sound of their own. The song oozes soulful tones brought by singer Clancy Davidson’s powerful and melodic lines accompanied by strokes of saxophone. The crisp production of fellow Perth artist Max Black provides the perfect touch to bring out the band’s new sonic flavours.

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The Steele Syndicate - Sedona     Funk/Soul, Ska, Roots 21/09/2018
Brisbane-based octet with an eclectic, genre-bending sound that re-imagines elements of old school funk, reggae, ska and indie rock.
‘Sedona’, The Steele Syndicate’s latest single, was created by lead singer and songwriter Steele McMahon on the road in the ‘wild west’ of the USA. The intricate, ambitious tune fully immerses the listener in the riotous energy of the band’s live performance.

Allysha Joy - Selfish     Funk/Soul, Soul, RnB 20/09/2018
Allysha Joy, is a key member of Melbourne collective, 30/70. Recently signed to Gondwana Records, she's gearing up for the release of her debut album in late September.
Dedicated to a beautiful lover that just wouldn't let go, a selfish heart left to gravitate back to me. Dig on the loop that is love.

BREIZERS - Darlin'     Funk/Soul, Rock, Psychedelic, Blues 20/09/2018
Three piece from Newtown that gets down and dirty all for the love of thrash funk.
"Darlin'" is a heavy guitar track with some really deep vocals that gel together to form a fusion of funk, rock, psychedelic and anything in-between.

Emilia - Feel     Funk/Soul, Dance, Retro 20/09/2018
Emilia is taking the soul scene by storm, known for her big sultry soulful voice, and even bigger hair.
Debut Single 'Feel' by Melbourne artist, Emilia, is a New-Age Disco track of the 21st Century.

Combining classic 70's dance music, lush vocal layering and touches of contemporary pop vibes, Emilia's old-school soulful voice soars over the disco throwback, having been likened to a delicious mix of Chaka Khan, Earth Wind and Fire, with a touch of Kimbra's hearty harmonies.

Soulergy - Turning Point     Funk/Soul, Pop, RnB, Roots 20/09/2018
SOULERGY brings deeply pocketed grooves, powerful messages and a sensational energetic live show that will unite the faculties of body, mind and spirit to anyone who dares elevate their consciousness.
This song is about an enlightening infatuation at one point in early adulthood. A song about the aspiration of sensual unity.

Other tracks by Soulergy:  Change  -  Guns & Bible Verses
Great Gable - Pillars     Funk/Soul 12/09/2018
Great Gable (Alex Whiteman, Matt Preen, Callum Guy & Chris Bye) are a Perth band combining a wide range of influences to bring a subtle twist on the alternative-indie sound.
Pillars is the latest offering from Great Gable, recorded at RADA Studios in Perth with Matt Gio.

Jamilla - King     Funk/Soul, RnB 12/09/2018
Soulful, chill-wave RnB producer Jamilla combines her haunting soul vocals, self-produced RnB beats and chill-wave synths to create a beautiful and seamless brand of nu-soul music.
'King' is a cathartic clap-back to someone intimidated by a self-possessed, powerful woman, and was developed through poetic improvisation over a looped bass line, and a kick and snap. Combining her haunting soul vocals, self-produced RnB beats and chill-wave synths, Jamilla creates a beautiful and seamless brand of nu-soul music.

Retiree - Another Day     Funk/Soul 12/09/2018
Retiree is a 3-piece band from Sydney/Melbourne.
‘Another Day’ is the latest single from Australian group Retiree’s forthcoming album ‘House Or Home’, set for release by Rhythm Section International on 21st September 2018.

Wax Jax and the Midnight Snax - Watch Out     Funk/Soul, Psychedelic, Rock, Pop 12/09/2018
Wax Jax and the Midnight Snax is a five piece band from Melbourne. The Snax have an array of funky and groovy tune; alternative-pop-rock vibe that delves into the psychedelic.
A funky & groovy pop-rock track with an upbeat vibe & rocking riffs.

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Other tracks by Wax Jax and the Midnight Snax:  Peachy  -  GOLD
Fulton Street - Check Yourself     Funk/Soul 01/09/2018
Led by commanding vocalist, Shannen Wick and featuring a rock-solid rhythm section and dynamic horns, Fulton Street combines the classic elements of soul and R&B to create an irresistible sound.
Written during the US elections, ‘Check Yourself’ was sparked by the displacement and alienation of children in a world that so often rejects the need for change. This energetic song challenges everyone to let go of their judgements. ‘Check Yourself’ slowly builds towards an empowering vocal climax, urging future generations to take pride, no matter the colour of their skin.

Other tracks by Fulton Street:  Young People  -  Problems & Pain