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Zolton - Summers On Rewind     Indie, Pop 24/09/2019
Zolton's sound is a sonic collision of 80s-styled synths, beats, and potent melodic hooks.
Summers On Rewind is a retro tinged summer anthem, with a bittersweet lyrical take on the innocence of youth colliding with the brutal reality of real life. The song was produced and recorded by Zolton, and mixed by Sean Cook.

Zac Slater - I'm Alive     Indie, Easy Listening, Pop 27/08/2019
There are very few musicians as versatile as Zac Slater. The self-taught multi-instrumentalist from Launceston, Tasmania fuses elements of reggae and hip-hop with soulful vocals to create his signature sound.
‘I’m Alive’ is an intimate soundscape featuring soft yet soul-penetrating melodies, telling a story of the daily emotions we go through, trying to navigate through a plethora of experiences and emotions. Zac wrote ‘I’m Alive’ after being in a heavily reflective state of how much work he, and everyone else has put in over the years with seemingly no reward.

Zac Eichner - Naked     Indie, Electronic / Beats / Industrial 13/12/2019
Adelaide-based indie-electronic artist Zac Eichner has just revealed tour dates and his glowing double A-side release ‘Naked & Autumn’.
‘Naked’ opens with swirling soundscapes and delicate piano, with Zac’s tender vocals floating effortlessly above. The choruses break out with spine-tingling harmonies and sharp strings, leaving space for the introduction of beautifully textured horn lines and reverberating percussion.

Other tracks by Zac Eichner:  Autumn
Young Robin - Tropical Punch     Indie, Pop, Rock 01/10/2019
Young Robin have earned their place in Perth music's upper echelon of live acts. Aside from their deft songwriting, Young Robin bring an electrifying presence that connects deeply with audiences.
Upon listening to the latest Young Robin single, it is instantly apparent why it gained the working title of Tropical Punch. With its calypso rhythm, breezy vocals and a guitar line that could happily moonlight as steel drums, the song is blissfully warm and summery.

Wolfe Black - Runaway     Indie, Electronic / Beats / Industrial, Alternative, World 18/10/2019
From the moment the music begins you will be captivated by the haunting vocals and music arrangements of Wolfe Black.
The inspiration for ‘Runaway’ is about feeling so pressured by society, the unrealistic influence of social media and today’s environmental and world issues that all you want to do is run away.

Wilderglow - Outside     Indie, Pop, Rock, Alternative 13/09/2019
Active since 2015, Wilderglow are a Melbourne-based 5 piece making a name for themselves with their catchy, guitar-driven, synth-drenched indie rock sound.
Outside is a frantic up-tempo indie pop tune tinged with an angst that hints at some of Wilderglow's punk influences. With somewhat opaque lyrics, the song deals with frustration around feeling stagnant in one's choice of company, and the insecurity that comes with trying to please everyone whilst bettering oneself.

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West Wind - River     Indie, Dance, Electronic / Beats / Industrial 09/12/2019
West Wind are a four-piece band who blend elements of funk, indie and downtempo genres and to create a unique style of dance music.
River is a crystalline exploration into dance genres as agile guitars and effervescent synths get people moving. The lyrical theme follows the excitement of seduction, contrasted with the downfalls of single life, an emotional flow held only by a focused groove.

Waxflower - Together     Indie, Pop, R&B 05/12/2019
After releasing their standout debut single ‘Cut Your Teeth’, and critically acclaimed second single ‘Back To Back’ – they’re back again with their emotive new single ‘Together’.
'Together' is a conversation between me and my anxiety. There was year-long period of my life that was dominated by daily panic attacks and I wanted to capture the inner monologue that was happening.

Violet Lila - Waiting for Nothing     Indie, Alternative, Rock 11/12/2019
Violet Lila is a 20 year old singer and guitarist. She writes music about topics such as society, technology and relationships. She explores various genres including indie rock and acoustic.
'Waiting for Nothing' conveys the hopelessness that a lot of young people are feeling. The lyrics are about feeling lost and bound by other people's expectations, and they express my feelings about trying to find my place in the world. This song sheds a light on feelings that are often hidden, but really need to be talked about.

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Venice Queens - Punchdrunk     Indie, Pop 17/01/2020
Undeniable melodies, soaring vocals and a breezy indie-rock vibe; that's Adelaide’s Venice Queens.
Building on undeniable melodies, soaring vocals and a breezy indie-rock vibe that makes it playlist-ready, Adelaide’s Venice Queens deliver their first tune for a new decade in ‘Punchdrunk’. A long time in the making, the single is drenched in sunkissed vibes and primed for live shows, taken from a new EP in the making.

Various Artists - Lucinda Shannon - Long Adolescence     Indie, Folk, Alternative, Punk 12/09/2019
‘Not Just A Pub’, a digital only compilation of unreleased and rare songs, demos and live recordings from Tasmanian & mainland artists
Languid solo folk indie track with female vocals

Other tracks by Various Artists:  Filthy Little Star - Bed Of Nails  -  The Native Cats - Wordless Drive
Various Artists - Halfway - Square Ruled Pages     Indie, Pop, Roots, Rock 12/09/2019
Shake Yer Popboomerang 3 is a 37 track Australian artist compilation that documents and celebrate the Australian music scene. The bulk of the songs featured are exclusive or rare recordings.
Written with a view to holding a bit of a mirror up to songs of our album Any Old Love, and tells a similar story to the songs of that album, albeit through slightly different eyes. Like seeing the reflection of something in water, the song lives in the same world but musically and lyrically is a little bit inverted.

Other tracks by Various Artists:  Charles Jenkins and the Zhivagos - Horatio Hornblower  -  The Killjoys - I Want to Tell You Something
Vanessa Van Ness - True True Shot     Indie, Punk, Psych, Rock 17/01/2020
Melbourne-based guitarist, singer, songwriter, and producer from Venice Beach, Los Angeles. Her debut single received its first airplay on 4ZZZ in Jan 2020. Style:"Gothic guitar pop with a post-punk twist."
An indie track about a storm that destroys a small city in 1994. Described by VICE contributor Chris Familton as "gothic guitar pop with a post-punk twist."

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Vancouver Sleep Clinic - Fever     Indie, Pop, Easy Listening 17/09/2019
Australia's Vancouver Sleep Clinic is the solo project of ambient electronic singer/songwriter Tim Bettinson. He is currently working on his third full length album "Onwards to Zion".
A spirit of perseverance imbues the track “Fever,” a sweetly encouraging, acoustic-guitar-laced missive.

"Even though it’s got some darkness, and it’s a bit of an emotional rollercoaster at times, the album is very much coming from a place of love. I’d love for it to leave people feeling re-energized, and ready to just keep pressing on in their own lives.”

Unknown Land - Cathedral     Indie, Electronic / Beats / Industrial, Alternative 13/09/2019
Unknown Land a is pure Sci-Fi artistic collaboration between Lucia Fenix (Chile) and Rob Bryant (Australia), two musicians on opposite sides of the earth, making music through satellites.
Cathedral is a dark synth epic, a space opera in a few minutes. Hints of nostalgic post punk, goth, but modern and original all at once.

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Other tracks by Unknown Land:  Fireflies  -  Tau
Tristen Lammi - They Say, They Say     Indie, Folk, Alternative, Pop 24/10/2019
Tristen Lammi from the Sunshine coast, singer song writer
Depression, Anxiety, Death and the form of melancholy hope that accompanies these emotions.

Tram Cops - Love is All Around     Indie, Folk, Pop, Psych 17/10/2019
Tram Cops is the recording project of multi-instrumentalist and producer Michael Vince Moin. Between him and his friends, recordings are undertaken that are vast, varied and always interesting.
Love Is All Around is the final single from Tram Cops' upcoming album, California Way. Produced by Japanese Wallpaper and mixed by Simon Lam (Kllo) this song paints a picture of finding solace in solitude, and trusting that love truly is all around.

Tram Cops - Happy As Can Be     Indie, Alternative, Pop, Psych 19/09/2019
Tram Cops is the moniker for Melbourne based musician Michael Vince Moin and his friends. Together they write and record music in their bedrooms.
Happy As Can Be is the second single from Tram Cops' forthcoming record California Way. Sincere lyricism, vibrato-laden guitars and wobbly rhodes illuminate this track and allow Tram Cops to paint a sincere picture of love, loss, heartbreak and happiness.

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Timi Temple - Quick Words, Long Trouble     Indie, Rock 25/10/2019
Sydney-based indie-rock artist Timi Temple has returned with another rousing anthem in ‘Quick Words, Long Trouble’, produced and recorded by the artist himself.
The track opens up with purring flange guitar lines and woody drum rims, before expanding into a frenetic pre-chorus enveloped by Timi’s psychedelic screams. The choruses open up like a classic lighter-in-the-air era Brit-Rock sing-along, highlighted by a swift change in tempo and chunking rhythm guitars.

Timberwolf - Winnie Blues     Indie, Alternative 18/12/2019
Timberwolf is the moniker for Christopher Panousakis, a young singer/songwriter from Adelaide, South Australia. 2015 was a breakout year for Timberwolf; he independently-released his “Flux EP” (which has-over 1-million-Spotify plays)
“The Winnie Blues” is one of those songs that hits you instantly between the eyes with its sheer “Aussie Larrikin” witty lyrics and tone. The song is reminiscent of the iconic tunes from the 1980’s where storytelling about the Australian way of life was celebrated.