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S.J. Smith - Dojo Daze     Indie, Rock, Psych 26/11/2019
S.J. Smith writes breezy indie rock tunes. His newest single has a psych-groove twist and sees Smith tackling saxophone, keys, guitar and bass himself for the first time.
Combining charmingly nonchalant vocals, lush saxophone and percussive breakdowns, Dojo Daze is catchy, propulsive and, at times, downright groovy. Inspired by his time living in an inner-city karate dojo, in Melbourne - it's about rejuvenation and finding peace with wherever you're at in life. The track also sees Smith tackle saxophone, keys, guitar and bass himself for the first time.

The Kilbeys - Trouble     Indie, Dance, Pop, Rock 26/11/2019
The Kilbeys, an Indie Blues Pop Rock 4 piece band from Wollongong, NSW.
"Trouble"

a song about a boy who is in a relationship that he knows he shouldn't be in.

confused about how he feels and what is right, he is at battle with what to do!

Hook Turns - Closing Lines     Indie, Rock 25/11/2019
Indie rock duo Hook Turns is a collaboration between Melbourne musicians Andrew Bonnici (Khancoban, Taylor Project) and Andrew Alves (Clinkerfield, Miserable Little Bastards).
Closing Lines has been described by British music website Mystic sons as "a wonderfully sweeping and atmospheric shoegaze jam, with nods to Slowdive"

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Other tracks by Hook Turns:  1968  -  Waiting For Rain
Peach Lane - Take This Day     Indie, Alternative, Pop, Electronic / Beats / Industrial 25/11/2019
The diverse trio of Peach Lane combine live guitars, bass and The xx-inspired percussion with dreamy harmonies that will take you on a dream pop journey like no other.
With ambient guitars and dreamy harmonies, 'Take This Day' takes listeners on a journey away.

Bobby Maguire - Home     Indie, Pop, Rock, Alternative 24/11/2019
Queensland independent artist Bobby Maguire showcases his infectious brand of rock with a sound evocative of Thirsty Merc and Bernard Fanning.
Home is the second single from Bobby Maguire's debut self-titled album. The song is a strong ballad with lyrics encouraging reflection, acceptance and immersion in loneliness and fear as way of healing and cultivating fortitude within yourself rather than relying on a physical place or another person to make you feel whole. Home is a presence not a place.

Aiden Bradley - Slow Motion (Featuring Port Sunday)     Indie, Folk, Pop 22/11/2019
Aiden Bradley is a Brisbane based every-man creating unique and catchy music for the rest of us.
‘Slow Motion’ will make you think about messaging your old friends and then realising why you stopped as soon as they leave you on seen. Featuring the soul touching vocals of Port Sunday, ‘Slow Motion' will make you finally decide that you’re not going to that party.

Other tracks by Aiden Bradley:  Ignore Me (Featuring Your Man Alex Smith)  -  Under Siege
Daisy Brains - A Better View     Indie, Rock, Alternative 22/11/2019
From sweet, blistering, indie melodies to heavy hitting anthems about climate change, Daisy Brains debut EP (Save the planet, Eat your friends) outlines the bands journey, and their musical direction.
A Better View takes direct aim at Prime Minister Scott Morrison and the Liberal Government, for their inability to act on climate change. The tracks Potent lyrics outline the current social and environmental upheaval, matched with grungy guitar tones, and a fast paced back beat.

It's explosive, It's Political, and It's refreshing.

Kilns - Brain On Fire     Indie, Rock, Alternative 22/11/2019
Kilns are a four-piece band who play indie-rock songs fueled by green smoothies, anxiety and friendship.
Their debut album is You Can Bet Your House On Me, a collection of ten songs contemplating human relationships and anxiety, with a constant thread of resilience and optimism binding them together. The album documents the first eighteen months of the band's existence.

Other tracks by Kilns:  Alka Seltzer  -  The House We Lived In
Ntl Landmarks - Love Light     Indie, Pop, Rock, Alternative 22/11/2019
Ntl Landmarks, sometimes National Landmarks, are a cryrock band from Newcastle (NTL) Australia.
Love Light is a song about timelines of love and happiness in relationships. It sounds corny, but sometimes a reminder from the past can re-ignite the Love Light.

The Dardi Shades - Best Friend     Indie, Rock, Pop 22/11/2019
Camden (south west Sydney) Indie Rock/Pop outfit. Hook-hectic Indie rock For fans of The Kooks, The Strokes, Circa Waves et al.
Best Friend is bursting with life and color from the opening chord. A juxtaposition between bright sound and sombre story,With a big-jangly guitar driven choruses, Best Friend builds upon The Dardi Shades'inspired British sound, already drawing parallels with the likes of The Kooks & Courteeners, while notably taking further cues from stalwarts such as Circa Waves and The Strokes.

The Small Press - 8 Bit Summer     Indie, Punk, Pop 22/11/2019
The Small Press are a pop-punk band who have been relentlessly gigging through Sydney and surrounding areas since their formation in May 2017, honing their bombastic and dynamic live performance
‘8 Bit Summer’ is a scorcher which boasts gritty guitar lines and an addictive melody. Contrasting with the lively instrumental, lyrically the track is about a terrible relationship, the emotions during, and the aftermath.

Other tracks by The Small Press:  Remona  -  This Is Falling
Bronte Public Housing - Sleepyhead     Indie, Alternative, Psych 21/11/2019
Hailing from Sydney, Australia, Bronte Public Housing channel singer/songwriter vibes into a nostalgic Indie Rock blend. By Jimmy Heathwood, lead singer and writer of Rock outfit Hiaground.
The perfect soundtrack to a day at the beach or a lazy Sunday in, Bronte Public Housing’s debut single ‘Sleepyhead’ is easy, breezy, and the epitome of Summer.

A cool blend of indie rock and psych pop, the dreamy and peppy instrumental drifts effortlessly, with the sentimental lyrics and irresistibly cheery melodies echoing those feel-good, hazy mornings.

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Fan Girl - Yellow, Blue & Grey     Indie, Rock 21/11/2019
After a quiet 2018 following the tragic passing of band member & best friend Jack Wood, Melbourne’s Fan Girl are picking up the pieces.
The song centres around the feeling of being left behind in life, both physically, and in time. It sits in a weird place between wistfulness and nostalgia. A lot of the imagery (as well as the narrative), runs parrallel with the friendship between, and story of, Vincent Van Gogh & Paul Gauguin.

Hey Geronimo - Waste Yourself     Indie, Rock 21/11/2019
Since their inception, Hey Geronimo developed as a fixture on the Australian festival circuit before releasing two critically acclaimed albums Crashing Into The Sun (2016) and CONTENT (2018).
Waste Yourself opens with a cruisy drum beat accompanied by an infectious keys progression. A smooth vocal soon enters, making way for a chorus that will get stuck in your head for days! The perfect summertime driving jam. Another banger from Hey Geronimo!

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Market - Your Name (feat. bellashakti)     Indie, Alternative, Pop, Soul 21/11/2019
Market is the project of Melbourne-based artist Lee Hannah.
A danceable and jazz-tinged bedroom pop collaboration with new artist bellashakti (Sarah Cook). It is taken from Market’s follow up EP due early 2020.

The Immaculate Crows - In the City     Indie, Pop 21/11/2019
The Immaculate Crows were a Brisbane alternative band that played from 1982 to 1985. They were founded by Bruce Neilsen (guitarist, songwriter) and Chris Allen(drums). Bruce named the band.
This song was inspired by numerous nights going to nightclubs as a frustrated young man trying to meet someone to have a relationship with and never achieving this. I later met the love of my life (unsurprisingly not at a nightclub or disco).

bandintexas - When The World Is Ending     Indie, Pop, Garage, Rock 20/11/2019
Bandintexas are from Sydneys inner west. We write catchy indie punk pop songs that will have you singing along after the first listen.
When the World is Ending started as an improvised birthday present for B.i.T star gazing drummer Bat. The song is about enduring friendships, imagination and late night phone calls reminding each other to get lost in the stars.

Crisp vocals, bright guitars and a catchy melody that will have you feeling like you took off and landed somewhere beautiful.

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Driver - Sin City     Indie, Electronic / Beats / Industrial, Pop 20/11/2019
Driver are a two-piece Indie Electronic outfit from Brisbane Australia. The band creates elaborate synth-driven soundscapes that are laced with an alluring sense of nostalgia.
Sin City opens with a luscious synth driven soundscape that makes way for a powerful beat that will take you back to the golden years of Indie Electronica. Singer Damion has a very diverse range and paints a dynamically beautiful lyrical/melodic picture. An absolute cracker of a single from the Brisbane newcomers. Press play and enjoy!

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High Tropics - Changes     Indie, Alternative 20/11/2019
High Tropics is the moniker of Queensland based songwriter Josh Stewart and his band. Formed as an outlet to house songs outside of the now-defunct garage rock outfit The Ninjas.
Following a huge 2018, High Tropics have returned with their latest single “Changes”. Mixed by long time collaborator Elliot Heinrich and mastered by Brian Lucey (Cage the Elephant, Liam Gallagher), the song see’s the band going from strength to strength, and with its dance sensibilities, may well be their first hit.

Hockey Dad - I Missed Out     Indie, Rock 20/11/2019
Full of raw energy, loveable irreverence and dynamite tunes, all of which have now become synonymous with the unmistakeable, sun-drenched pop of Hockey Dad.
“I Missed Out” is the first sweet taste of the bands up and coming new material that finds them in a decidedly more reflective place. Taking snapshots of places and experiences from the last few years and filtering them through their particular process.

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