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Laurie Luke - Seventeen     Rock, Grunge 15/01/2019
Growing up on a healthy diet of Hendrix, Beatles and 90's alternative, songwriter and producer Laurie Luke has rolled his influences into a dynamic brand of Aussie rock.
“Seventeen is a nostalgic story about looking back to some of my more fond memories of youth. I used to hang out and surf with an older crew in the northern Perth suburb of Mindarie, which at that time was just bushland around a marina where emus ran around dirt roads. It was a fun-rough-and-tumble-teenage-life sans police or security guards.”

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Remora - The Stealer     Rock 15/01/2019
Remora are a Melbourne classic rock band who have recorded tribute albums to Zeppelin, Glen Hughes, and their latest track is a killer cover of the Free song The Stealer.
The Stealer, originally by Classic Rock icons Free, is given a new treatment by Melbourne rock band Remora.

ROSSA - Talk To Me     Rock, Pop 15/01/2019
Rossa is a independent solo artist based in Melbourne, Australia. He is a multi instrumentalist singer/songwriter originally from Ireland
A modern pop rock song that deals with the delicate and ever growing subject of divorce

Sofala - In Touch     Rock, Psychedelic, Funk, Garage 15/01/2019
Sofala are seven-piece outfit that fuses sounds of psych rock with driving funk rhythms. They have become known for their wild, highly energetic and immersive live performances.
Recorded as an ode to ‘60s and ‘70s psych rock, and with some of the most endearing baritone vocals that ever did tickle your eardrums, ‘In Touch’ blends funk fuelled bass lines and synth-laden guitar hooks with bellowing drums to create a unique sound that'll tempt both Festival mosh pits and lounge room dance floors in an instant.

The Disgruntled Taxpayers - $5 Toaster     Rock, Ska, Comedy, Punk 15/01/2019
Based in Brisbane, The Disgruntled Taxpayers are a blend of rock, punk and satire. The genre bending antics result in cutting musical social commentary mixed with humour.
The heart-wrenching tale of a man who's house is burnt down by a cheap toaster.

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Other tracks by The Disgruntled Taxpayers:  Escalator Etiquette  -  Fried Chicken Gave Me Boobs
The Midnight Revolver - Lovesick Satellite     Rock, Grunge, Pop, Blues 15/01/2019
The Midnight Revolver deliver guitar driven, hook-laden rock anthems. The Perth four piece burst onto the scene in 2017, quickly establishing itself as a must see live act.
Lovesick Satellite is a perfectly blended rock song that sounds unique yet familiar with a pulsating verse and blue inspired breakdown.
Recorded at Poonshead Studios in Perth and a mastered by Rob Grant (Tame Impala, Lenny Kravitz, Miley Cyrus).

Other tracks by The Midnight Revolver:  Get Down
Esther Hazy - Stepping Stone     Rock, Psychedelic, Rock 14/01/2019
Australian/Canadian alternative band ranging from ambient indie-folk to psych rock. Like Bon Iver meets Radiohead with some Father John Misty and The Cars vibes. Contains members from Montreal and Melbourne.
A driving psych-rock song with jangly guitar riff. Deep Ian Curtis style lead vocals are supported by a fuzzy backing harmony and describe feelings of displacement, isolation and not feeling at home. The thick bass groove lays a foundation for a forward vocal delivery and the final verse breakdown makes way for an explosive finish.

Other tracks by Esther Hazy:  Apathy  -  Eggs
Glenn Shorrock - It's A Long Way There     Rock, Pop, Easy Listening 14/01/2019
With a career spanning more than 50 years, Glenn Shorrock is one of the elder statesmen of Australian contemporary show business.
An updated rendition of It's A Long Way There by Glenn Shorrock produced by Steve Balbi, In studio with other top class musicians including Pete Drummond (drums), Jak Housden (guitar1), James Van Cooper (guitar2), Dario Bortolin (bass), Robbie Woolf (keys), Glenn Cunningham (bv’s), Hugh Wilson (bv’s), Mitchell Rogers (lap steel), and Ross Middleton (sax).

Royal Chant - Accidental     Rock, Garage, Grunge, Pop 14/01/2019
Royal Chant are a three-piece fuzz-pop garage band from the sleepy coastal town of Port Macquarie, playing the catchiest songs you've never heard.
A surreal shout of joy & confusion set against the modern world, this is an indie pop gem from Australia's underground.

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Vicious Pandas - Bait     Rock, Punk 13/01/2019
Vicious Pandas are four young musicians who play loud, guitar-driven rock'n'roll. They're a four-piece band aged 13-15 based in Adelaide, South Australia.
Bait is the 2nd track off of the Vicious Pandas debut ep.

Other tracks by Vicious Pandas:  Hugh's Song  -  Mexicana
Bigfoot Mafia - Iceman     Rock, Garage 11/01/2019
3 piece hard rock band for fans of Motorhead, Nirvana, Foo Fighters etc
Iceman is a warning about the dangers of using the drug ice, but it's written from the perspective of the dealer or perhaps even the drug itself. Sinister verses combine with a powerful chorus to deliver the promise of a toxic relationship with Ice.

Other tracks by Bigfoot Mafia:  Emily The Strange  -  Jenny Brown
Josh Crawford - Had Enough     Rock, Alternative Country 11/01/2019
Josh is a 14 year old singer songwriter situated in Redcliffe. He frequently plays at venues all around the Moreton Bay Region and mainly plays the drums, guitar, and sings.
Had Enough was written, produced and published by young musician Josh Crawford. It is a mid tempo alternative rock piece in which starts out mellow, but eventually grows into a hard rock climax.

Slag Queens - Lynx Candle     Rock, Punk, Gay Alligned, Funk 11/01/2019
Regional feminist post punk
Dancey post punk

The Bennies - Waiting For Dave     Rock, Ska 11/01/2019
Australia’s number one party starters, The Bennies, have a new single and head off on tour in January 2019.
‘Waiting For Dave’ the new single from The Bennies, premiered on triple j this week, sounds like Cheech and Chong teamed up with the Blues Brothers and started a Ska band. Out on The Smith Street band's label, Pool House Records.

A rolling bassline, rolling drums and a tasty horn line that makes it impossible not to bop your head.

The Lazy Susans - R U OK?     Rock, Pop, Punk 11/01/2019
Blue Mountain formed, now Melbourne based The Lazy Susans write heart-on-sleeve alt-rock rammed full of infectious melodies.
‘R U OK?’ is a track that tackles the importance of mental health and checking up on your friends; exploring themes of feeling alone, even when surrounded by people. A song of survival and the ways we cope with mental health. Asked of the inspiration behind ‘R U OK?’ Antonia labels the song “An anthem for anyone feeling alone”.

Dosed - Wobbly Van     Rock, Ska, Roots, Funk 10/01/2019
These three friends go way back, and are known for their comfortable, high-energy, and contagious stage presence. Creating distinct, clean and vibrant alt-rock music, it’s a sound to get around.
Being one of Dosed’s higher intensity ska rock tracks, Wobbly Van has got all of the elements needed to make you want to party! Splashed with evil yet riddled with fun, the Wobbly Van takes you on a psychedelic journey 'round town.

208L Containers - Feral Cats in the Tasmanian North-East     Rock, Garage, Punk 09/01/2019
Punchy offbeat Tasmanian punk rock
Upbeat, offbeat Tasmanian punk rock

All The Weathers - Fast Lane     Rock, Downbeat, Acoustic, Punk 09/01/2019
Post-punk campfire music
Post-punk campfire music

Kody - Devil (Jokers Theme)     Rock, Pop 09/01/2019
We are Kody. A Sydney based Australian independent original band. We write, record and perform all our own original music.
Written from inspiration that came from Heath Ledgers performance as the Joker in Batman. On hearing of Warner Bros was making a new Joker Movie based on the character played by Ledger we penned the track, the feedback was so good we decided to record it and submit it to WB which we tried but no response to date.

Martin Frawley - Chain Reaction     Rock, Pop 09/01/2019
Martin Frawley steps into the spotlight for Undone at 31, his first album as a solo artist and the start of a new chapter for the Melbourne songwriter.
To reinforce this new path forward and move away from the familiar, the Twerps co-founder employed fresh, imaginative approaches in the recording studio. That experimentation included a subtractive process of layering three drum takes as the foundation for the Jacques Dutronc-vibing track before pulling out pieces like a Jenga tower to arrive at the final result.

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