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Reggae/Dub

Crank the reverb on the hats and put the snare on the off beat. Australian musicians continue to take these genres into new and exciting territory.

Tracks

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Zennith - Simplify     Reggae/Dub, Australian Indigenous 17/12/2009
Zennith are an Indigenous roots reggae act hailing from Far North Queensland.
The new single from roots reggae Indigenous outfit Zennith- this track is true reggae style.

Zennith - Poet A Rhymer     Hip Hop, Reggae, Rap 04/11/2016
From deep within the scrub of ancient Bulwai country, Kuranda FNQ, emerges the new sound of Australin Music.
Embracing their hip-hop reggae roots, Kuranda’s dynamic family-founded outfit Zennith are back – six years after their last release. 'Poet A Rhymer' is the sound the band always set out to create, a dance-hall anthem with beat-laden rap and a rhythmic undertone, interwoven with some mean guitar licks.

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Yaw Faso - Massive     Reggae/Dub, Hip Hop 02/08/2017
A wicked combination of dancehall, electro and afro-beats, Yaw’s music is layered with rapid-fire raps and a trademark singing style.
Massive is an upbeat, uplifting tune that describes the tone of impact that Yaw Faso is engaging with his come up in the music industry. It'll get you hyped up for sure!

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Other tracks by Yaw Faso:  Takeover  -  Expose This
Xavier Rudd - While I'm Gone (Live)     Blues/Roots, Reggae 28/03/2017
Xavier Rudd is one of Australia's greatest artists, activists and spirits who has a gift for connecting with and unifying people through his laid-back musical style.
'While I'm Gone' is an up-beat, reggae-infused track with an uplifting message of positivity and love. This live version of the track which was first released on Xavier's 2015 album NANNA was recorded at a sold-out show in the Netherlands last year and is from his upcoming live album.

Xavier Rudd - Flag     Reggae/Dub, Roots 18/05/2015
Xavier has returned with a full blown dub reggae record
Uplifting Reggae/Dub with a big fat Bass line

William Street Strikers - Madboy     Rock, Ska 17/01/2012
The band had great success with their two EP's, particularly "No Not Nick". Received strong airplay across many community stations including JJJ, RRR, 4ZZZ, FBi and more.
"Madboy" is a solid mid-tempo rock/pop song with very strong ska overtones. Hooky throughout, "Madboy" is instantly familiar with it's horns and catchy chorus.

Will Smith - Hurt No More     Indigenous 18/04/2012
Will Smith recorded by PAKAM's - this project features 48 original songs from remote Kimberly communities.
Will Smith is Beagle Bay’s answer to the ‘other’ Will Smith! A tall guy with kind eyes, a young wife and family, this song reflects his softer side. The crossroads is a local road feature, the turn off to Beagle Bay.

WildWater - Rrawa     Reggae/Dub, Ska 22/08/2014
WildWater fuse reggae, dub, dancehall, rock and groove.
Rrawa means 'home' and describes life in Maningrida, in Arnhem Land. GIves a look at missing the home and while living in the big city.

Other tracks by WildWater:  Blythe River  -  Walk Again
Walkabout Boys - You Are The One     Reggae/Dub, Australian Indigenous 19/06/2014
Walkabout Boys recorded at the Nguyuru Waaringarrem Music Festival, Halls Creek, 2013.
A great original track by this great band. The crowd roared when this band walked on stage. Yabu Band love playing the cover of this song.

Other tracks by Walkabout Boys:  Dancing  -  Cruising Down The Highway
VanderAa - Ochre Red     Pop, Reggae, Acoustic, Jazz 18/09/2014
Feel the sun shining down on your skin, like the ball of energy it derives from, VanderAa’s Acoustic/Indie/Pop sound radiates fun.
‘Breaking Heart’s’ is inspired by Plato’s philosophical text 'The Symposium'. “According to Greek Mythology, humans were originally created with four arms, four legs and heads with two faces. Fearing their power, Zeus split them into two separate beings, condemning them to spend their lives in search of their other halves”.


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Trademarc - Everyday Problems     Hip Hop, RnB, Hip Hop, Chill 01/11/2014
Hip Hop, Soul & Funk. A classic hip hop sound with a modern Australian twist.
Everyday problems is the start of the story "Groundhog Daze" it sets the scene for the first obstacle to overcome in the album.

Other tracks by Trademarc:  Sunny Side Up  -  Brighton Beach
Tom E Lewis - Shifting Sands     Rock, Pop, Australian Indigenous, Reggae 22/06/2017
A prolific artist both national and internationally Tom’s been the Artistic Director of Beswick Community’s Walking With Spirits, since 2012 showcasing performances that blend traditional Aboriginal and contemporary artists.
Shifting Sands marches at an infectious pace driven forward with guitar and saxophone and a lush reggae vibe, all the while Tom E Lewis’ commanding voice implores you to tell no lies.

Tom Bomba - Fight Against Ourselves     Rock 08/07/2014
Tom Bomba inspires through his music to join in the 'chant down Babylon'.
Why do we fight for money or for oil?

Other tracks by Tom Bomba:  Punani of Mass Destruction  -  Get Through to You
Tjintu Desert Band - Kapi ft. Radical Son     Reggae/Dub, Australian Indigenous 23/05/2014
Tjintu Desert Band’s debut album Tjamuku Ngurra heralds a new era in the sound of desert rock coming from Central Australia today.
Kapi means ‘rain’ in the language of Luritja. The song introduces us to the spatial qualities of the CD with relaxed and open dub reggae grooves. Kapi's verses flow into an swelling, uplifting chorus & features Radical Son’s soulful baritone emphasizing the importance of water in the desert.

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Them Sharks - Roll The Dice     Reggae/Dub, Punk 25/09/2014
Perth's reggae punk rockers Them Sharks play cruisy tunes. We like to party and write songs about our mates
Roll the dice is the kind of track that reminds you of the perfect summer day. An upbeat drum beat led by a groove filled bass line and topped off with a sweet melody

Other tracks by Them Sharks:  Early Bird Special  -  The Bob Gordons
The Willow Seed - Whatever May Come     Blues/Roots, Reggae, Roots 11/06/2014
The Willow Seed are Brisbane five piece folk/roots band, playing to the soulful tunes of singer-songwriter, Catherine Stevens.
Whatever May Come is a fusion of styles. Its starts off quiet and reflective with vocals, guitar and keys and then builds to a reggae chorus with a pumping rhythm section. The lyrics are uplifting and the arrangement sleek and groovy.

The Versionaries - Open Eyes     Reggae/Dub, Electronic 12/06/2010
The Versionaries are a ragga/dub/soul collective from Bondi. As their name suggests, it’s all about “versions”. Starting with a master rhythm then dubbing, reshaping or remixing into a new sound.
Open Eyes, nice vibes skanky reggae infused hip hop beats.

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Other tracks by The Versionaries:  Kina's Open Irie Dub  -  Saviour
The Strides - One For One     Reggae/Dub, African 30/07/2013
The Strides bring together some of Sydney's best new talent in Afrobeat, reggae, jazz and hip-hop, spurring a new wave of Sydney interest in the hypnotic grooves of Afrobeat.
'One for One' showcases the talents and rhymes of LTL Gzeus alongside the incredible vocals of future-soul rising star Ngaiire, in a song about self-realisation, self-discovery, and coming to terms with a new world that is not what you expected.


The Steele Syndicate - Funky Trombone     Funk/Soul, Reggae, Ska 31/01/2018
The Brisbane-based octet has an eclectic, genre-bending sound that reimagines elements of old school funk, reggae, ska and indie rock.
"Funky Trombone" unleashes their evolved, energetic sound while still capturing the essence of their live show.
'We all have moments in our life that get us down. When I play music, nothing else matters; I can just feel good."

The Rooftops - Lest We Forget     Jazz, Roots, Reggae 28/09/2009
Euan Gray fronts the Rooftops, a Jazz- folk inspired 5-piece noted for their soulful lyricism and feet-friendly grooves.
"Horn assisted, feet-friendly, infectious groove that is guaranteed to encourage smiles" Rave Magazine. Drawing from the ambitious subject of Cambodian history, this track combines soulful lyrics with rootsy grooves; a funky and uplifting meditation of war and collective memory.

Other tracks by The Rooftops:  Clean Dirt  -  The Sound of Leaves