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CUSTARD - FUNKY AGAIN     Rock, Pop, Alternative 27/03/2020
Custard is a much loved indie rock band, featuring the classic line-up of David McCormack, Glenn Thompson, Paul Medew and Matthew Strong.
Irresistible nationwide lockdown hit, ‘Funky Again’ - a catchy pop offering that mentions the Russian winter of Operation Barbarossa AND home renovations in one convenient 3-minute package.

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LUCKY OCEANS - Ramblin' Man - Lucky Oceans, Kasey & Bill Chambers     Country 17/09/2019
Lucky Oceans assembles some of his favourite singers to capture the songs of Hank Williams on this new album including Kasey & Bill Chambers, Paul Kelly, Tex Perkins + more
A slow, brooding groove. Lucky says "Kasey and Bill always knew this was the Hank Williams song they wanted to do for the album. Kasey had the key ready and a low-pitched way for Bill to whisper the chorus. The original only has a brief steel guitar interlude but we expanded it out with a full introduction and solo."

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Other tracks by LUCKY OCEANS:  Alone And Forsaken - Lucky Oceans and Paul Kelly
Clare Bowen - Let It Rain     Pop, Country, Folk 12/09/2018
Australian born singer songwriter best known for her leading role as Scarlett O'Connor on TV series Nashville
A delicate tapestry, anchored by exquisite songwriting, poignant guitars and Clare's stunning, lilting voice. A welcome introduction to this exceptionally talented singer songwriter which blends elements of pop, country and folk.

Sametime - When You Come Down     Pop, Acoustic, Rock 25/08/2018
SAMETIME is Sunshine Coast brothers Tim and Sam and When You Come Down is the first single to be lifted from their forthcoming debut EP, on Duckfeet Records/AWAL.
When You Come Down is an upbeat track and a colourful tale of teen angst about inviting someone special to a party who subsequently ditches you for the cool druggy kids.

SAMETIME are Brothers Tim and Sam from Queensland's Sunshine Coast.

The single is lifted from their forthcoming debut EP and is available on Spotify and all other decent DSPs.

William Crighton - The Band Played Waltzing Matilda (Eric Bogle Cover)     Folk, Rock 18/05/2018
William Crighton has announced a national tour for July/August 2018, giving this acclaimed singer songwriter an opportunity to showcase songs from his new album, EMPIRE.
The Band Played Waltzing Matilda is the last track on William's brilliant new album 'Empire'. The song describes war as futile and gruesome, while criticising those who seek to glorify it. It is an arresting cover of the song written by Eric Bogle in 1971.

Other tracks by William Crighton:  Fire In The Empire
Augie March - The Heaviest Stone     Rock, Roots, Folk 01/05/2018
Augie March are one of Australia's most revered bands, with over 20 years experience in touring and releasing albums. They are back with a cheery single 'The Heaviest Stone'.
Augie March return to the airwaves ahead of their national tour with an upbeat and cheery single 'The Heaviest Stone'.
Glenn Richards says “Obligatory pop song, I don’t know why. I felt like I wanted to be in Teenage Fanclub on a sunny afternoon and there you have it."

Castlecomer - Move     Pop, Dance, Rock 01/05/2018
Castlecomer are an electrifying 5 piece Indie, dance, Pop, rock band from Sydney who have been signed to US label Concord. They've been proudly supported by Triple J.
'Move' has sonic hints of Daft Punk and Phoenix, front man Bede says that the band “wanted a tune to lead our charge into America” – alluding to their move to the USA in 2018. 'Move' encapsulates the raw energy, drive and enthusiasm the band are feeling towards their relocation.

William Crighton - Happiness     Blues/Roots, Rock 21/03/2018
Building a reputation as a world-class live performer, William Crighton releases his new album 'Empire' featuring the single 'Happiness'. This song has been played on Triple J, Double J, 3RRR.
Happiness sees William Crighton expand his study of the human psyche. The world he weaves bristles, heaves and crawls with life: birds and beasts, men and monsters; cities and seas; all imbued with profound significance, both personal and epochal. Happiness has been played on Triple J, Double J and 3RRR.

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Trey Cooper - Embrace     Pop, Soul 16/03/2018
18yr old singer/songwriter/guitarist Cooper has been honing his skills across South East Queensland for the past few years and is thrilled to be revealing his music to audiences across Australia.
This young singer/songwriter/guitarist is hesitant to commit to his eclectic sound to any particular genre; he says, "Embrace is a mix of old and nu soul'.

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Augie March - When I Am Old     Rock, Folk 15/02/2018
'When I Am Old' is the second single from Augie March's forthcoming album 'Bootikins' coming out on Caroline Music/UMA on 23rd February 2018.
Glenn Richards says '"Though I look old, yet I am strong and lusty" which is as I would like it, sadly there are many down sides to ageing to which wisdom and viagra are but temporary barricades to an onslaught as assured as Death's arrival! ,

Augie March - Bootikins     Rock, Psychedelic 08/12/2017
Augie March are one of Australia's revered bands. Bootikins is the first single from their forthcoming album out on February 23rd 2018.
The first single to be lifted from their album is euphoric title track Bootikins, a psychedelic extravaganza which displays all the passion, energy and drama that we’ve come to expect from Augie March in a blazing return to form.

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Spinifex Gum featuring Briggs & Marliya - Locked Up     Hip Hop, Australian Indigenous 27/09/2017
Spinifex Gum is a collective made up of Felix Riebl and Ollie McGill, Marliya (of Gondwana Choirs), an all-female choir of teenage Indigenous singers from Cairns and BRIGGS (A.B Original).
‘Locked Up’ is the new single from BRIGGS (A.B Original) and Spinifex Gum, a collective made up Felix Riebl and Ollie McGill (The Cat Empire), Marliya (of Gondwana Choirs), an all-female choir of teenage Indigenous singers hailing from Cairns.

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

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Ollie Brown - Backroads     Pop, Folk, Rock 01/09/2017
Ollie Brown is an old-school troubadour. He writes songs that are earnest and confessional without tipping over into saccharine sentimentality.
'Backroads' is an ethereal, delicate track with an acoustic sentiment, from an artist who has stamped himself as a genuine singer songwriter and has honed his craft over the last few years. It's a moody roadtrip that winds itself gently into Spring and Summer.

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Ben Salter - Isolationism     Rock 30/08/2017
Salter is one of Australia's premier singer songwriters. He has garnered critical acclaim for his solo albums, placing him alongside Paul Kelly, Gareth Liddiard, Tim Rogers for his songwriting prowess.
“Isolationism” written by Salter and Conor Macdonald. Ben says, "Conor sent me this chord progression... He sent me forwards and backwards versions - noting that the backwards version was better. We re-recorded it, a melody jumped into my head so we did vocals.. It was magic. I really love it."


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Lonely Boys - The Hunter     Indigenous, Rock 17/02/2017
They are a 6 piece guitar inspired rock band from the Arnhemland community Ngukurr- 700km south-east of Darwin. They debuted their career at Groove In The Moo 10 yrs ago.
Lonely Boys are a six-piece guitar inspired rock band from the remote Arnhemland community of Ngukurr 700 km south east of Darwin. The original version of ‘The Hunter’ was first introduced at the Barunga Festival in 2014 and features on Triple J’s unearthed.

2017 NATIONAL LIVE MUSIC AWARDS NOMINEE: Live Act of the Year (NT Awards)

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Other tracks by Lonely Boys:  The Hunter (Dazastah Remix)
Caiti Baker - Make Your Own Mistakes     Pop, Swing, Jazz, Soul 26/01/2017
Caiti writes songs about what she knows and feels, sings with her guts and soul and unashamedly performs the hell out of them.
'Make Your Own Mistakes' is Caiti's belief about how you don’t need to be judged or told what to do if someone thinks you're going about it the wrong way. Caiti's vocals are sung with attitude over fat double bass, trad-meets-hiphop drums, crunchy guitar samples, and a killer horn section.

2017 NT SONG OF THE YEAR AWARD WINNER in 'Pop' and overall 'NT Song of the Year' award categories

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Spinifex Gum (Feat. Felix Riebl + Marliya) - Ms Dhu     Pop, Australian Indigenous, Rap 26/01/2017
'Ms Dhu' is the new single from Spinifex Gum, a collective made up Felix Riebl & Ollie McGill (The Cat Empire) & Marliya, a female choir of teenage Indigenous singers.
On the 730 Report, Felix Riebl (of Cat Empire) was interviewed about ‘Ms Dhu’ – a song he wrote about a 22 year old Aboriginal woman who died in WA police custody in August 2014. All proceeds of the sale of the single will go to her family.

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Felix Riebl - Snowflakes (featuring Emily Lubitz)     Pop 23/09/2016
Cat Empire frontman Felix Riebl shows off his considerable songwriting skills with the new solo album, Paper Doors. A stripped back affair that demonstrates judicious restraint!
A beautifully rhythmic, hypnotic track that perfectly showcases Felix's unique vocal and exceptional songwriting. With an added contribution from Tinpan Orange's Emily Lubitz.

Caiti Baker - Heavy On My Heart     Pop, Soul, Hip Hop 02/09/2016
Caiti Baker is a soul / hip hop artist who is well known as one half of electro solo duo Sietta.'Heavy On My Heart' is her debut solo single.
With a unique sound, 'Heavy On My Heart' is an uptempo spring vibe, a little bit of soul, pop and hip hop rolled into a rhythmic and sassy feel.

2017 NT SONG OF THE YEAR AWARD WINNER: Blues & Roots category


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Backsliders - You Are Not Alone     Blues/Roots 18/08/2016
Backsliders have been playing and recording for 30 years and are about to release a new album ‘Heathen Songbook’. It is a varied, eclectic mix of 21st Century original blues.
This is a laid back, funky, rhythmic blues track with a real message - Dom Turner says, "The sad passing of a friend led to the lyrics in this one, as a reminder to look around and see the support all around you."