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Jess Locke - My Body Is An Ecosystem     Rock, Pop 19/10/2018
Melbourne singer-songwriter Jess Locke has released a new 7” vinyl featuring two new singles ‘My Body Is An Ecosystem’/‘Nothing At All’, out now via Pool House Records/Remote Control Records.
As premiered on triple j’s Good Nights, ‘My Body Is An Ecosystem’ is a perfect slice of Jess Locke’s trademark dreamy guitar-pop. It's about falling short of our own expectations of ourselves inside and out and how terrifying that can be.

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Other tracks by Jess Locke:  Nothing At All
Cyanide Thornton - Hot Air     Rock, Folk, Pop 13/10/2018
Cyanide Thornton share their stunning new single 'Hot Air.' The track comes from their self-titled debut album, out November 9 via Bedroom Suck/Remote Control Records.
The band describe the single - "'Hot Air' in a fast moving car on flat ground. Smash into yourself, burst out of yourself. This is a song about difference and distance in close relationships, about trying not to be too self-destructive, and finding different ways to love."

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Cyanide Thornton - Weight     Rock, Folk, Pop 13/10/2018
'Weight' is the first single from the eagerly anticipated self-titled debut album from Naarm (Melbourne) band Cyanide Thornton, out November 9 on Bedroom Suck/Remote Control Records.
While incorporating elements of folk and rock, Cyanide Thornton transcends its composite parts, moving into a space of raw emotion and fierce determination. Thornton’s voice is at once wistful and melancholic, painting narratives with a tender immediacy.

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Denise le Menice - Heart     Pop, Rock 12/10/2018
As premiered on triple j's Good Nights, Denise le Menice releases her remarkable first single ‘Heart’, out now via Barely Dressed Records/Remote Control.
Never has a break-up song sounded so sunny. Ali says “Heart is about being newly single after a long term relationship - the struggles and awkwardness of jumping back into the anxiety provoking dating game.”

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Courtney Barnett - Small Talk     Rock, Folk 09/10/2018
Courtney Barnett shares ‘Small Talk’, an unheard and unreleased track from the sessions which gave birth to Tell Me How You Really Feel, out now via Milk! Records/Remote Control.
The surprise track itself shows Courtney’s stylistic versatility as she winsomely sings over a walking bass-line before launching into joyful a series of ramshackle jams and choruses. It’s a song as skilfully infectious and charming as she’s ever recorded.

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Huntly - Drop Gear     Electronic, Pop, Dance, Industrial 09/10/2018
Melbourne trio Huntly return with the announcement of signing to Barely Dressed Records, celebrating with brand new single ‘Drop Gear’ premiered on triple j, out now via Barely Dressed/Remote Control.
On ‘Drop Gear', Huntly double down on their “doof you can cry to” manifesto, marrying intimate songwriting with forward-thinking dance music to astonishing effect. ‘Drop Gear’ is a song about tension, restlessness and alienation. It secures Huntly a place in the canon of cutting-edge pop.

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Ryan Downey - No More Miracles     Folk, Alternative Country, Pop 09/10/2018
Ryan Downey has released the striking new track ‘No More Miracles’, out now via Barely Dressed Records/Remote Control Records.
‘No More Miracles’ is the Melbourne-based indie-crooner‘s most stunning song to date. Ambitious in its scope but simple in its execution, a gritty introduction gives way to a majestic choral interlude. It needs to be heard to be believed.

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Total Giovanni - Awake     Electronic, Dance, Pop, Live Performance 09/10/2018
Total Giovanni reveal their newest offering 'Awake', taken from their newly announced forthcoming debut album Euphoria, set for release on Friday 19th October via Dot Dash/Remote Control Records.
'Awake' is a short burst of Balearic hedonism, classic punk funk and psychedelic washes. It feels like a sweaty dancefloor and tastes like the first burst of summer. It draws on the diverse inspirations that have influenced the making of Euphoria where the Paradise Garage meets Madchester on the shores of the Mediterranean.

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Methyl Ethel - Scream Whole     Pop, Rock, Psychedelic 06/10/2018
Perth band Methyl Ethel share brand new single ‘Scream Whole’, World premiered on triple j Drive with Veronica & Lewis and out now via Dot Dash/Remote Control Records.
The nimble art-rock cut ‘Scream Whole’ is the first new music from Methyl Ethel since their second record Everything Is Forgotten was released in March 2017.

Jake Webb describes the track as, “That cold sweat. That swollen throat. That sick feeling bubbling up from your guts. When midday movies dredge suppressed memories that scream for closure. What to do?”

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Banoffee - Muscle Memory     Electronic, Pop 12/09/2018
Melbourne-born, LA-based multidisciplinary artist Banoffee (aka Martha Brown) has returned with new single 'Muscle Memory' out now via Dot Dash / Remote Control Records.
Written during a breakup, 'Muscle Memory' is about living in that phantom realm, where your body still feels in two places at once. Capturing the feeling when you touch someone and suddenly remember every point of contact you’ve ever had with that person. Banoffee wrote 'Muscle Memory' as a plea for one last glimpse of something that was long gone.

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Handsome - No Cowards     Electronic, Pop 25/08/2018
HANDSOME's a new artist, crafting a mix of Tomboy pop and brooding electronica, based in Sydney, Australia. The bold and new sounds announce a celebration of self-expression and carefree creativity.
HANDSOME welcome’s the growing visibility of queerness in music and art. The new track ‘No Cowards’, embodies all of this with its vibrant, joyful and defiant feels. The celebration of self-expression beams with every wry smile, every swift movement and every playful cut.

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Rabbit Island - 11, 12, 13     Pop, Folk, Ambience, Experimental 25/08/2018
Amber Fresh AKA Rabbit Island has shared new single ‘11, 12, 13’ ahead of her new album, Deep in The Big, released Friday 17th August via Bedroom Suck/Remote Control.
Premiered via Pilerats, ‘11, 12, 13’ comes with a beautiful video which reflects on her friendship with Nicholas Allbrook. Amber says "A few things got put in as a secret homage to the song 'A Few of My Favourite Things'. The song is about many friendships, past, present and future and heaps of other things."

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Loose Tooth - You Say     Rock, Garage, Pop 20/07/2018
Melbourne three-piece Loose Tooth release new single 'You Say' from their debut album Keep Up to be released on August 3rd via Milk! Records/Remote Control Records.
Guitarist Nellie comments on the trio's latest single 'You Say', "this was the first song that was written for Keep Up. An off-shoot from some of the heart break themes in Saturn Returns. Etta couldn’t help but pack one last punch to proverbial love rat that frequented our previous record!"

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Rabbit Island - Interstate     Pop, Folk, Ambience, Experimental 20/07/2018
In anticipation of her new album Deep in The Big due Friday 17th August via Bedroom Suck/Remote Control, Rabbit Island has released a new single 'Interstate'.
Amber Fresh aka Rabbit Island explains 'Interstate' is a song about someone being out of reach, but in the end realising everything is within reach. She is singing about a real heartbreak, longing for them, but all these things are transformed into something greater.

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Gabriella Cohen - Neil Young Goes Crazy     Rock, Blues, Pop, Garage 03/07/2018
Gabriella Cohen shares her new album 'Pink Is The Colour Of Unconditional Love', out now via Dot Dash/Remote Control (AU/NZ) and Captured Tracks.
Gabriella Cohen (flanked by a choir of imaginary dolls that exist in her head) creates complex and sugary backing vocals. These signature vocal arrangements—contoured with classic harmonies and nostalgic melodies—form songs like 'Neil Young Goes Crazy' remarkable in their originality.

Other tracks by Gabriella Cohen:  Miserable Baby  -  Mercy
Total Giovanni - Comes In Waves     Electronic, Pop, Dance 03/07/2018
Total Giovanni are thrilled to share their new single 'Comes In Waves'. Premiering on triple j's Home and Hosed, the track is out now via Dot Dash/Remote Control Records.
The lyrics for 'Comes In Waves' came in bursts. Each section reflects a moment of becoming conscious of something. The feeling of being outside yourself. Conceptually, the whole song itself is sort of structured like a wave form, moving up and down whilst also moving forward with increasing intensity until it finally explodes.

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Courtney Barnett - Charity     Rock 22/06/2018
Courtney Barnett shares ‘Charity’, a track taken from her highly acclaimed new album Tell Me How You Really Feel, out now via Milk! Records/Remote Control.
Themes throughout Tell Me How You Really Feel and the tracks on it, such as 'Charity', are about communication and disconnect. Hope and fear. It’s about relationships and friendships and community.

Courtney Barnett - Crippling Self Doubt And A General Lack Of Confidence     Rock 22/06/2018
Courtney Barnett shares ‘Crippling Self Doubt And A General Lack Of Confidence’, taken from her new album Tell Me How You Really Feel, out now via Milk! Records/Remote Control.
On 'Crippling Self-Doubt And A General Lack Of Confidence' Barnett grapples with responsibility of being an unexpected spokesperson of her generation, whose every word is open to scrutiny and examination, somehow turning the chorus of “I don’t know/I don’t know/I don’t know anything” into something both humorous and peculiarly affecting.

Rabbit Island - Deep in The Big     Pop, Folk, Ambience, Experimental 16/06/2018
Perth’s angelic Rabbit Island shares the title track from her newest album, Deep in The Big, to be released August 17 via Bedroom Suck/Remote Control.
Premiering on RTR FM, 'Deep in The Big' is a pure experience that will take listeners somewhere beautiful and new. It is a culmination of the music Amber Fresh is known and adored for in her hometown Perth, and beyond.

Milwaukee Banks - No Time To Waste     Electronic, Hip Hop, Rap, Pop 15/06/2018
Milwaukee Banks share their latest single ‘No Time To Waste’ featuring Rromarin, from their new album No Time, out Friday 29th June via Dot Dash/Remote Control.
‘No Time To Waste’ is about working on your craft continuously to just be the best you can be. Don’t be concerned by the market or outside noise like what people are saying you should be or should do. Keep working on your craft until it is undeniable.

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