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RVG - Alexandra     Rock 17/05/2019
RVG return with the first taste of new music since their debut album. Have Supported Kurt Vile,Pond,Shame,Future Islands,Pete Doherty,US Girls. Upcoming tour of the US&Canada supporting Rolling Blackouts Coastal Fever.
“Alexandra” was recorded at Head Gap studios with Victor Van Vugt (PJHarvey, Nick Cave & TheBadSeeds).Alexandra’s instrumental was recorded live to track, all instruments at once.

RomyVager describes “Alexandra” as a song which came together quickly, but which felt like it uncompromisingly needed to be recorded. The song is an allegory for the broader oppression marginalised people are subjected to.

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Peak Twins - Water     Pop 10/05/2019
Peak Twins founding members Joel Carey and Liam Kenny formed Peak Twins in their share house in 2012, and have just announced their second album 'Beloved'.
“Water” is essentially a series of positive affirmations, the chorus of which reminds its listener that no matter how much strength one can muster: “Love don’t come easy at all”. Produced by Jack Farley (Twerps, Beaches).

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Chitra - Better Than Before     Funk/Soul, Pop, Country 16/11/2018
Introducing Chitra, a genre bending songwriter that, seamlessly weaves the blunt force of rock’n’roll with the candid story telling of country and soul.
Chitra is less of a dreamer and more of a worldly old soul, with a heart seeped in sorrow. There's not light in the darkness but there is definitely beauty and wonder.

Way Dynamic - Losing Touch     Funk/Soul 13/10/2018
Way Dynamic is a band hailing from Melbourne, Australia - whose songwriting and composition combine oddball arrangements with lyrical poetism that is both introspective and engaging
Losing Touch is a bright and poppy introduction to the incredible songwriting and musical composition of 22 year old multi-instrumentalist Dylan Young. Hailing from Ballarat and now firmly rooted in the Melbourne Music scene Young has played in several of Melbourne most beloved bands including Totally Mild, Emma Russack, Hollow Everdaze, Emma Russack & Lachlan Denton and Great Outdoors.

808s and Greatest Hits - Went To France     Pop 30/05/2018
Mellow and melodic, 808s and Greatest Hits' songs are the best bedroom pop — with melodies that meander like a daydream, twisting into a deeper sleep, like a surreal dream.
Mellow and melodic, 808s and Greatest Hits' songs are the best bedroom pop — with melodies that meander like a daydream, twisting into a deeper sleep, like a surreal dream.

Elizabeth - Burn It All     Pop 30/05/2018
Elizabeth Mitchell is the lead singer/songwriter of Totally Mild. Mitchell sings of experiences of burgeoning sexuality, youth, and mental illness, with an angelic voice that encapsulates both hope and tragedy.
Mitchell sings of experiences of burgeoning sexuality, youth, and mental illness, with an angelic voice that encapsulates both hope and tragedy.

Stella Donnelly - Talking     Folk, Rock, Pop 30/05/2018
Stella Donnelly’s transforms brutally honest and witty observations into blissful poems about being a millennial woman in the age of Trump, Tinder and third wave feminism.
Talking highlights Donnelly's incredible skill of stripped-back songwriting. Her brutally honest, witty observations of people and relationships are transformed into blissful poems and lyrical punch lines and her relatable is a glimpse into what it’s like being a millennial woman in the age of Trump, Tinder and third wave feminism.

Way Dynamic - So Bizarre     Pop 30/05/2018
Way Dynamic makes makes sentimental alt pop with a classic and considered sense of harmony. Songs routinely drop from an active production line, neatly-packaged and easily digestible.
Way Dynamic makes sentimental alt-pop with a classic and considered sense of harmony. Songs routinely drop from an active production line, neatly-packaged and easily digestible.

Michael Beach - sessin     Rock 02/05/2018
Michael Beach is a Melbourne-based musician who writes, records, and performs under his own name, and as a member of Melbourne trio Shovels.
Split Singles Club was created by Milk! & Bedroom Suck Records with the aim of bringing together and documenting the community of musicians & creativity that surrounds them. The torch has been passed to Poison City Records, and Our Golden Friend who have lovingly curated the eagerly awaited 2018 instalment.

Moonlover - Queen of Sheba     Rock, Electronic, Pop 01/02/2018
Moonlover is the musical project of Melbourne based mystic reveller Quang Dinh (formerly of Little Red). In tune with his moniker, Moonlover aligns all his releases with the lunar calendar.
‘Queen of Sheba’ builds on Moonlover’s charming voice and the song’s luring bass runs with playful synth layers and colorful overlays. Laden with sonic surprises, every listen brings something new to the experience, from the extraterrestrial-esque soundFX to trickling overdubs of colourful picking guitar and eastern arpeggios.

Moonlover - The Ooiee     Rock, Pop, Psychedelic, Garage 08/11/2017
Moonlover is the musical project of Melbourne-based mystic reveller Quang Dinh.
Spooky pop-garage.

Moonlover - Thou Shall Be Free     Pop, Psychedelic, Atmospheric, Soundscapes 07/10/2017
Under milk of moonIn the periphery of eyeAt the dividing line between darkness and lightThe ghosts, phantoms and angels resideSinging mute harmonies of mountain rain
Moonlover's first release is a psychedelic cinematic journey

RVG - A Quality Of Mercy     Rock, Pop, Goth, Atmospheric 15/09/2017
Hailing from the northern suburbs of Melbourne, RVG will release their debut album 'A Quality Of Mercy' on Friday 20th October 2017. An eight-track collection of tight, incisive post-punk/retro-pop songs.
A Quality Of Mercy is the first single lifted from RVG's debut full length album of the the same name which is set for release via Our Friend on Friday 20th October 2017.

MUSIC DIRECTOR PICK: Amelia Jenner, FBi Radio, Sydney (NSW), Zara Kravchenko , SYN, Melbourne (VIC)

2018 AIR AWARDS NOMINEE: Best Independent Album or Ep (A Quality of Mercy)
2018 AIR AWARDS NOMINEE: Best Independent Single
2018 AIR AWARDS NOMINEE: Breakthrough Independent Artist Of The Year
2018 AIR AWARDS NOMINEE: Best Independent Hard Rock, Heavy Or Punk Album or EP (A Quality of Mercy)

2017 THE AGE MUSIC VICTORIA AWARDS NOMINEE: Best Band, Best Emerging Act, Best Album 'A Quality of Mercy', Best Song

2017 NATIONAL LIVE MUSIC AWARDS NOMINEE: Live Voice of the Year (VIC Awards)

808s & Greatest Hits - Goodbye     Pop, Garage, Rock, Psychedelic 18/05/2017
808s and Greatest Hits is the recording project of Melbourne multi-instrumentalist and producer Skube Burnell. Mellow and melodic, Burnell’s songs are the best of bedroom pop.
Goodbye is the new single from 808s & Greatest Hits lifted from their forthcoming debut album set for release in late 2017. Produced and recorded by Skube Burnell. Mixed and Mastered by Mikey Young.

Poppongene - Esky     Pop, Garage, Psychedelic 18/05/2017
Our favourite beautiful babe from the hills Poppongene is excited to share her brand new single 'Esky' with the world! 'Esky' is the third single released from her debut EP.
Esky is the third single lifted from Poppongene's debut EP which will be release in late 2017.

Ferla - Wasted On You     Rock, Downbeat, Electronic 11/05/2017
Ferla is a new-wave garage 4 piece from Melbourne. They specialise in sad disco.
"This is me at a sad disco." - Giuliano Ferla

MUSIC DIRECTOR PICK: Will Backler, RTRFM, Perth (WA)

Jade Imagine - You & I     Rock, Grunge, Pop, Psychedelic 28/04/2017
Jade Imagine are about to hatch a love letter to low-fi, slacker-fuzz-dream pop bathed in the glow of’ 70s surf-music with their debut EP What the Fuck Was I Thinking.
You And I is the third single lifted from Jade Imagine's Debut EP 'What The F**k Was I thinking' to be released on Milk! Records on Friday 28th of April 2017.

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VIC/NSW/QLD

808s and Greatest Hits - Nice'N'Easy     Pop, Electronic, Downbeat, Rock 06/01/2017
808s and Greatest Hits is the recording project of Melbourne multi-instrumentalist and producer Skube Burnell, the flagship signing of Melbourne label Our Golden Friend
The mind behind 808s Skube Burnell says "It's literally all about just doing what you want to do, and well, I guess it also talks about the opposite of that. It was my attempt at writing a Beach Boys inspired song and then it didn’t end up like that.”

Body Type - Ludlow     Pop, Rock 06/01/2017
With just two singles via Our Golden Friend and an attic full of cheap gear to their name, Body Type have played alongside Cate Le Bon, The Coathangers, Gabriella Cohen.
'Ludlow' is an upbeat elegy for a relationship and a New York winter, with fuzzy guitars to match.

PERFORMING AT FACE THE MUSIC 2017

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Body Type - 264     Pop, Rock 21/12/2016
With just two singles via Our Golden Friend and an attic full of cheap gear to their name, Body Type have played alongside Cate Le Bon, The Coathangers, Gabriella Cohen.
Swooning, swaying, and just a touch a salty, '264' is a slowburn ode to a crumbling sharehouse.