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Mookhi - Foul Play (Feat. Billy Fox)     Electronic, Experimental 13/01/2017
New Sydney-based electronic artist, Mookhi (real name Olympia Henshaw), has just unveiled her self produced and recorded debut single ‘Foul Play’ (featuring Billy Fox).
‘Foul Play’ is an eclectic and sophisticated slice of down-tempo electronica, melding dark pop sensibilities with obscure, yet beautifully layered dynamics inspired by the young songstress’ unique approach to composition and production.

Ross Henry - Flux     Electronic, Atmospheric, Experimental 15/02/2017
Henry distinguishes himself from the crowd, melding eclectic electronic soundscapes with warm and delicate vocals, resulting in his own brand of ambient, experimental electronica.
‘Flux’ once again showcases Henry’s ability to distinguish himself from the crowd, melding eclectic electronic soundscapes with warm and delicate vocals, resulting in his own brand of ambient, experimental electronica.

RAAVE TAPES - 2 U xoxo     Rock, Garage, Punk 16/02/2017
Indie-punk rock trio and Newcastle’s favourite sons, RAAVE TAPES, have just revealed their new single ‘2 U xoxo’ and East Coast tour dates.
The unapologetic garage grit of ‘2 U xoxo’ is a raw and infectious party thrasher, taking cues from some of the groups staple influences, Death From Above 1979, Crystal Castles and The Mess Hall.

Dappled Cities - Stone Men     Rock, Pop 17/02/2017
Sydney-based indie-rock statesmen, Dappled Cities, have unveiled new single ‘Stone Men’, tour dates and announced the release date for their forthcoming and fifth studio album titled ‘Five’ (stylised as |||||).
The second single lifted from ‘Five’, ‘Stone Men’ carries consistently with smooth and sultry grooves, floating effortlessly with ample space allowing the song to breathe. Lush harmony-laden vocal arrangements and beautifully crafted organic instrumentation; which is largely driven by warm textured synths and strong rhythmic bass and drums.

Mookhi - More Tea     Electronic 04/03/2017
Following from the release of single, ‘Foul Play’ (featuring Billy Fox), Sydney-based producer, Mookhi has revealed her stellar debut EP ‘Lost & Found’ – a complete self-produced and engineered effort.
‘Lost & Found’ features five stunning eclectic cuts of down-tempo electronica, which glimmer with elegance as they float effortlessly along. Song structure navigates with precision, held intact with ethereal beats and beautifully layered sonic textures – a record that showcases the 22-year-old songstress’ depth and ability to create.

Other tracks by Mookhi:  So Sushi
Selahphonic - Had Our Heaven     Pop 04/03/2017
Carving out a reputation as one of Australia’s hardest working independent indie-pop bands, Selahphonic have unveiled their single ‘Had Our Heaven’ – The lead track lifted from forthcoming EP ‘Therapy’.
Keeping in line with their signature anthemic stadium pop sound, ‘Had Our Heaven’ glimmers with synth-laden hooks, infectious lead-guitar licks and is backed by a simple, yet sturdy and bouncing rhythm section; all combining to complement the catchy sing-a-long melodies of endearing front man, Jamie Coyle.

WHARVES - Man You Want Me To Be     Rock, Pop, Garage 10/03/2017
Lennox Head-based indie-rock quartet, WHARVES, have just revealed an East Coast tour and their brand new single titled ‘Man You Want Me To Be’.
The hauntingly enchanting ‘Man You Want Me To Be’ is reminiscent to some of the group’s staple influences Foals, The Strokes and City Calm Down, featuring driving disco-esque beats, thumping fuzz-laden bass and classic Brit-pop guitar tones, all capped off by the brooding infectious vocal melodies of frontman, Matthew Collins.

Drop Legs - Lizzy     Reggae/Dub, Hip Hop, Ska, Rock 14/03/2017
Drop Legs formed in mid-2014 on the streets of Byron Bay. The boys naturally fused hip hop, reggae and grunge to come up with a punchy, infectious and energetic sound.
Taking cues from the likes of The Roots, Blue King Brown and Koi Child, ‘Lizzy’ shines a light on the group’s ability to meld an array of eclectic influences by combining themes of reggae and hip-hop; yet remaining cohesive in their overall delivery and finish of a song.

Dead Language - The Man Who Killed My Father     Pop, Electronic 16/03/2017
Sydney's Dead Language combines uplifting melodies, punchy bass lines and catchy synths with profound and sincere lyrics, offering a comprehensive take on pop music whilst holding onto it’s classic sensibilities.
The anthemic cut retains an uplifting melody throughout, overlaid with punchy bass lines and catchy synths. Paired with Price’s profound and sincere lyrics, the track offers a comprehensive take on pop music whilst holding onto it’s classic sensibilities.

Billy Fox - Shapes     Electronic, Pop, Hip Hop, Dance 21/03/2017
Fast gaining a reputation for consistently delivering standout tracks is Sydney-based indie-electronic producer, Billy Fox.
Whilst not swaying from the unique sound he has honed and developed over time, ‘Shapes’ showcases a significant progression in Fox’s songwriting and production. Glimmering with walls of beautifully arranged synths and harmony-laden vocal melodies; the hauntingly mesmerising new offering finds balance within its well thought-out structure and shifting dynamics.

Solomon O - Holograms     Pop, Rock, Atmospheric, Easy Listening 21/03/2017
Since picking up a guitar at an early-age, Brisbane-based musician, Solomon O has formed a deep and insatiable love for writing and performing music.
‘Holograms’ was a complete DIY recording effort by Solomon O and friend / session drummer, Brandon Gillies. The mesmerising indie-pop cut glides along effortlessly, driven by its luscious and full sounding rhythm section, beautifully composed synths and capped off by Solomon O’s dream-laden and soothing croons.

Bootleg Rascal - With You     Reggae/Dub 14/04/2017
Sydney’s indie-dub revelers Bootleg Rascal have just unveiled their new track ‘With You’ - another taste from their second studio album (due Oct 2017).
Taking cues from the likes of The Roots and Gorillaz, eclectic new cut ‘With You’ combines themes of reggae, dub and hip-hop. Energetic front man Carlos Lara channels the vibes of Leon Bridges with his compelling vocal melodies, which are strongly complimented by the bands highly detailed and intriguing approach.

Dead Language - He's Gonna Break My Heart So Bad     Pop, Electronic 01/05/2017
Dead Language combines 80’s-esque synths likened to A-ha and Dare with snappy instrumentals and crisp production likened to East and Patrick Wolf and a hint of 90’s electronica.
Striking synths, deep, groovy basslines and beats that will keep you on the dancefloor are the centrepoints of this classic take on 80's inspired pop.

Other tracks by Dead Language:  Oh, My Love
Chase City - A-N-X-T     Rock, Dance, Punk 10/05/2017
Chase City produce genre bending hits, effortlessly blending dance-punk rhythms with classic indie rock instrumentation and vocals.
‘A-N-X-T’ showcases the bands ability to produce genre diverse hits, effortlessly blending dance-punk rhythms likened to Franz Ferdinand & Hot Hot Heat with angsty lyrics and punchy vocals likened to The Vines & The Hives.

Blondebears - Dissolve     Electronic 16/05/2017
Sydney experimental-electronic duo Blondebears are Jake Stiles and Sebastian Morales. The two songwriters deliver the mesmerising track titled ‘Dissolve’ – produced and recorded by themselves at their Sydney-based studios.
Opening with warped synths, soothing falsetto and hypnotic beats, ‘Dissolve’ soars into a gradual crescendo; unapologetically melding its array of hauntingly beautiful sonic textures. As the layers ascend and overlap seamlessly, the journey eventually enters a state of climax and resolves fading out distantly; leaving behind an air of melancholy.

Mookhi - Lacunae     Electronic, Atmospheric, Chill, Experimental 18/05/2017
Sydney-based producer, Mookhi has returned with the accompanying video for her second offering ‘Lacunae’ lifted from her critically praised maiden EP ‘Lost & Found’.
The atmospheric and timeless-like elements that form ‘Lacunae’ shine a light on the songstress’ ability to combine obscure samples and organic instrumentation; with melodies largely inspired by her favoured eastern-based scales.

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Nikkita Ra - Unity     Electronic, Pop, Atmospheric 09/06/2017
Nikkita Ra melds soft, dreamy vocals likened to Lana Del Rey with ambient instrumentation likened to FKA Twigs, resulting in her own brand of atmospheric, ethereal indie electronica.
'Unity' melds soft, dreamy vocals likened to Lana Del Rey with ambient instrumentation likened to FKA Twigs, resulting in her own brand of atmospheric indie electronica. The hazy, romantic visuals of the accompanying film clip provide the perfect compliment to the track.


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Billy Fox - Taste     Electronic, Soul, RnB, Experimental 29/06/2017
Billy Fox produces genre-bending compositions, laying down sultry pulsating beats that meld with soul-infused vocals, beautifully capped off with intricately-layered digital soundscapes.
‘Taste’ continues to demonstrate Fox’s ability to produce genre-bending compositions, laying down sultry pulsating beats that meld with soul-infused vocals likened to James Vincent McMorrow, beautifully capped off with intricately-layered digital soundscapes reminiscent of SOHN & Aquilo.

Sparrows - Take My Heart Out     Folk, Electronic, Pop 29/06/2017
After two standout singles in 2016, Sydney-based songstress Sparrows has returned with her follow up single ‘Take My Heart Out’ – a track with poignant lyrics and an infectious soundscape.
Drawing inspiration from the likes of Grimes, Lykke Li and Bjork, the self-produced and recorded effort combines sampled recordings with themes of folk, pop and electronica; whilst melding rich vocal harmonies and textures, delivering a genuinely raw account of an addictive relationship.

Whispering Jackie - Breaking Up This Time     Rock, Punk 30/06/2017
Sydney-based punk-rock trio, Whispering Jackie have just released their new single ‘Breaking Up This Time’ and announced a run of shows to support the release.
Combining elements of punk, grunge and garage-rock, ‘Breaking Up This Time’ takes cues from the likes of the group’s staple influences Magic Dirt, Sonic Youth and Hole, whilst melding more modern sounds of White Lung, Best Coast and DZ Deathrays.