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Bard of Brunswick - Stars     Rock, Folk, Pop, Acoustic 28/06/2019
Bard of Brunswick is a Brisbane based Australian Roots-Rock Band, laying down a sound that's refreshing yet familiar in all the right ways.
his song is about taking a deep breathe and moving forward despite the uncertainty and perils of trying to overcome whichever mountain you need to climb, guided only by what is beyond each step, something so far away it seems intangible but shines through the darkness none the less. The Stars.

BB Sabina - Motionless     Rock, Psychedelic, Atmospheric, Folk 28/06/2019
Mparntwe (Alice Springs) based act, creates an atmosphere you can sink into, with hypnotic drums, emotive vocals, shimmering guitar and lush synths. Think Angel Olsen with a PJ Harvey edge.
"Motionless is about the mysterious and elusive effect music can have on a listener. How a piece of music can hit you- transporting you out of the present and cause you to become motionless for a moment."- BB Sabina

Recorded in Mparntwe (Alice Springs) by producer Resin Moon and mixed by ARIA nominated Melbourne producer Evelyn Ida Morris (Pikelet).

Carl Renshaw - En Fantasy     Rock, Electronic 28/06/2019
Hobart-based artist Carl Renshaw has just unveiled his arresting new single ‘En Fantasy’ – produced and mixed by the musician himself, with additional production by Tasker (Tia Gostelow, Kinder)
‘En Fantasy’ takes cues from the likes of staple influences Todd Rundgren, Toro y Moi and Jim Croce. Opening with hypnotic keys and Renshaw’s distinctive and endearing vocals, the track evolves into an enigmatic psych-pop symphony, awash with reverb-soaked guitars, fuzz-laden bass, steadfast drums and walls of spaced-out synths.

Cloud Cycle - Polarity     Rock, Grunge 28/06/2019
'Polarity' has been described as an emotive journey that blends ethereal melodies, hard hitting open choruses and intricate guitar lines to create an exciting sound that keeps flowing.
CLOUD CYCLE are about to drop their explosive new single 'polarity' on the 28th of June. The single was self-produced in their bedroom studio and was written about the feeling of gliding down a mountain in the snow. The duo are set to turn heads with their massive follow up single “Polarity”.

Daggy Man - At My Best     Rock, Folk, Atmospheric, Acoustic 28/06/2019
Daggy Man is the solo moniker of Singer/Songwriter Thomas Calder.
Exploring themes relating to Connection and Time, the protagonist of ‘At my Best’ guides us on a tour of his inner dialogue, asking questions of what it means to truly take part in life with other people and what it means to be present.

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Doko - Borrowed Time     Rock, Pop 28/06/2019
80s new-wave indie-rock band Doko entered this world in late 2015. They gigged up and down the East Coast & quickly became a force to be reckoned with.
Borrowed Time is about the state of Sydney’s live music scene, after World Bar closed (the first venue the band ever played), and the NSW government had cracked down on live music & festivals statewide. The anxiety we had about the change that was happening in our home state had a large influence on the sentiment of ‘Borrowed Time’.

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Erin May - Belgian Girl     Rock, Grunge, Retro, Pop 28/06/2019
4 piece aternative band from the Sunshine Coast. Consists of brother & sister (Kirk & Lana) on rhythm/vocals & bass with their friends Derek & AJ on lead & percussion.
Its goes, da da dada da dada da dada da da.... jokes.

It's some kind of an old-school 90's alternative style. A groovin rhythm that puts a swing in ya step

Grenade Jumper - Gazed     Rock, Punk 28/06/2019
Having spent the last six months cutting their teeth across Sydney’s pop punk scene, Grenade Jumper have quickly cemented their status as a band to watch.
Packed tight with pummeling, alt-rock informed riffs and hook-laden vocals, the track culminates in a seering, cathartic climax. ‘Gazed’ showcases a high level of songcraft for the up-and-comers.

Gwyn Ashton - Take Yourself Away     Rock, Blues, Garage, Psychedelic 28/06/2019
Eclectic singer, songwriter, guitarist Gwyn Ashton has performed and/or recorded with some of the biggest names in rock and blues music including BB King, Ray Charles and many more.
Take Yourself Away has an infectious melodic pop-rock groove with a traditional classic Australian big sing-along chorus, guitar riff and rich vocal harmonies. Sure to be a hit! Award-winning artist gwyn Ashton is joined in this power duo offering by John Freeman, former drummer with Bon Scott's Fraternity.

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Justin Dorin - Mojave On My Mind     Rock, Acoustic 28/06/2019
Front man for Australian rock group Stone Empire, Justin Dorin has taking time away from the band to focus on writing new material for his debut solo album “Mojave”
After Touring America in 2017 with Stone Empire, driving across some amazing desert landscapes on the same highways Americas greatest music artist have toured Justin returned to Australia and put pen to paper and wrote “Mojave On My Mind”.

A song about being free and on the road, touring in a band and experiencing the heart of the American Desert.

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Merpire - Habit     Rock, Pop 28/06/2019
Merpire conjures magical moments in the studio and on stage. Backed by a predominantly female line-up, a live show is a playful tease between intimate pop ballads & immersive arrangements.
A city is a fascinating backdrop for a song. Adelaide has eighteen songs written about it (including the obvious ones by Paul Kelly & Ben Folds) and now Melbourne has another, thanks to Merpire. 'Habit' is a stunning ode to the city and community that helped her break the bad habit of not believing in herself as an artist.

Project 62 - Ancient Valleys     Rock, Australian Indigenous, Grunge, Blues 28/06/2019
Rough around the edges art rock; at times chaotic and dramatic. Ancient Valleys tells of a father experiencing a disconnect with his son due to the modern world.
Ancient Valleys tells of a father experiencing a disconnect with his son due to the trials of a modern world. A realisation delivered by a pair of Indigenous spirit guides causes the father to reassess and seek a reconnection with his son through nature. The film clip features Conrad & Shannon Bauwens; custodians of Gummingurru and its associated Jarrowair philosophies.

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Sinclaire - The Words We Speak     Rock, Pop 28/06/2019
Following on from the release of their critically praised new single ‘It’s Not Enough’, Sydney-based indie-rock quartet Sinclaire have just unveiled their emotively-driven debut EP ‘Now I’m Ready To Start’.
Now I’m Ready To Start’ is five fervent tracks that give a solid nod to modern indie-rock heroes Gang of Youths and City Calm Down,

Other tracks by Sinclaire:  Missouri Dreaming
Steve Kilbey & Gareth Koch - Lost At Sea     Rock 28/06/2019
What happens when the musical worlds of Australian Music icon Steve Kilbey & classically trained ARIA Award winner Gareth Koch collide?
The second release in this series of collaborations between Church frontman Steve Kilbey and classical guitar virtuoso Gareth Koch. This release features more layered guitars, drums (Barton Price of Models fame) and soundscapes, all pulled together with Kilbey's mysterious lyrics and ethereal vocals.

Stone Lions - Apologies     Rock, Punk, Pop 28/06/2019
Central Coast-based punk-rock trio, Stone Lions, have just revealed their infectious party jam ‘Apologies’.
Taking cues from the likes of New Found Glory, All Time Low and Neck Deep, ‘Apologies’ is a fast-paced and energetic pop-punk affair that combines monumental drums, steadfast bass and razor-sharp guitars. Stacked with unapologetic monstrous pop-hooks and catchy sing-a-longs, the track is the quintessential summer party anthem sure to warm you up this winter.

Tactics - Who Tells Me     Rock, Punk 28/06/2019
Tactics were a post-punk group which formed in Canberra in 1977. They were one of the most celebrated acts on Australia's new wave scene during the 1970s and '80s.
A track recorded at Alberts Studios after the bands last Australian tour with producer Wayne Connolly featuring original members Dave Studdert, Garry Manley and Ingrid Spielman. The first single off the new 2019 album 'Early Shift at Charles de Gaulle'.

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Terra - Confidence     Rock, Punk, Metal 28/06/2019
Terra is an alternative-rock five piece, hailing from Melbourne, Australia.
'Confidence' is a track that encapsulates the feelings of strength and power in overcoming disappointment and dependence on role models and figuring out ones own self worth. Front woman Cassie Sutton explains that 'Confidence' is about "using the bitterness of disappointment to progress from naivety to the realization that people have flaws and weaknesses."

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XIII - I Need You     Rock, Grunge, Garage, Britpop 28/06/2019
XIII are a new 3 piece from Perth, Western Australia. They are Dan Sanders (Gyroscope) on vocals/guitar, Myk Deville (Concrete Legend) on bass/vocals, and Drew Goddard (Karnivool) on drums/vocals.
'I Need You' is the track dropped by Perth band XIII.

Taken from their debut album release 'Bloody Banks Of The Swan'.

Song about the west coast delivered by west coasters. It's sometimes nice to go away but it's always good to get back home, chill and have share drinks with loved ones. Our lonely livers' suspended in liquid.

Other tracks by XIII:  Mind Over Murder  -  La Lumen
Candy - Familiar     Rock, Pop, Punk 27/06/2019
Candy is the solo moniker of Melbourne creative Calum Newton. Formerly of Lunatics on Pogosticks and Amyl + The Sniffers, Candy sees Newton embrace post-punk and dream-pop of all eras.
“Familiar” traces the struggles with dementia; forgetting who you are, where you are, and the impact on those around you. The track juxtaposes an uneasy topic with bright guitar tones and violin, which is becoming a somewhat trademark of Candy’s.

jacobs run - Superman     Rock, Britpop 27/06/2019
jacobs run music blends layers of guitar and orchestration, classic melodies and a powerful sound; influenced by British acts Oasis, The Verve, Italian artist Eros Ramazotti, and Australia's The Church.
Superman is the 6th single to be released from the forthcoming album from Melbourne Indie band jacobs run. The track features layers of guitar, infectious melodic hooks and glorious harmonies; another fine example of the exceptional songwriting talents of singer songwriter Michael Jacobs.