Amrap's AirIt | Australian Music Radio Airplay Project :: Music Providers :: The A&R Department

Community Radio’s Australian Music Catalogue and Distribution Service

Australian musicians, record labels and artist representatives can apply here to get music distributed through Amrap's AirIt.

Any Australian community radio program maker or station music coordinator can apply for a free AirIt account to order music for airplay. Login to order an instant download or create a compilation CD that Amrap will print and post to you free of charge.

Anyone else can browse Amrap's AirIt but only authorised radio users can login to access and order music for free.


http://theaandrdepartment.com
@TheAandRDept

The A&R Department

Sort by: Date Artist
Brumfield - Backseat     Pop, Hip Hop, Electronic 19/10/2018
South-Australian artist Brumfield arrives with his first release, Backseat. With soft pop rnb/rap vibe, he is driven to explore the possibilities of creative collaboration and to connect through youthful experiences.
Brumfield merges genres with his newest single, Backseat. With grit and plenty of heart, it’s the modern pop-rap vibe that drives Backseat’s desire to connect, as Brumfield explains “Backseat is about the different feelings and memories of a teenage relationship, wishing they could go back to when it was new.”

RUSHMUSIC - You     Hip Hop, Electronic, RnB, Pop 19/10/2018
Rush Music is a Hip Hop and RnB artist from Sydney. He has released four Singles and one EP and is on the verge of releasing his latest single ‘You’.
You is a contemporary hip hop song, with a repetitive and catchy hook. It incorporates modern flows but has a melodic bridge. With complex production and multiple layers to compliment the vocals, it is designed to make you feel upbeat, happy and in the mood for a good time.

Ashley Iona - Leaving     Pop, Rock, Folk 12/10/2018
“Generally uplifting. In a radiohead meets David Bowie kind of way.” Ashley Iona is an American Aussie Britt Songwriter, making soulful gritty pop from Sydney’s beaches.
Leaving is the latest anthemic alt pop single from Ashley Iona. Written during Ashley’s time in LA, the track is about finding the strength the end what you know is bad for you and having the courage to keep walking away when it follows you around.

Leonie Kingdom - So Much More     Folk, Pop, Acoustic 12/10/2018
Leonie Kingdom is an emerging Indie-folk artist from Queensland. She specialises in acoustic guitar, singing, songwriting and live performance. Leonie’s style could be described as emotional, dark, and even haunting.
So Much More is exactly how it sounds. It’s a song written to remind people that although times may feel unbearable and dark, you will get through it and there is so much more to keep going for. So Much More is about learning from mistakes and life experiences, learning and growing along the way.

Coloured Clocks - Hey Now     Pop, Funk, Experimental 11/10/2018
Psychedelic music recorded at home
Their latest track Hey Now, might about things going on around you, while not really feeling included. However, the meaning is up to you, the listener. Imagine a catchy vocal hook, chorused guitars, snappy snares and handclaps, a funky bridge, flanged backing vocals and a groovy outro.

Kodey Brims - Bundaberg Rum & Coke     Folk, Pop 11/10/2018
Kodey Brims is an Australian born, Nashville based folk rock singer-songwriter drawing inspiration from Missy Higgins, Stevie Nicks and Australian 80s rock n roll.
Kodey Brims shares her experience of missing and commemorating Australia with her upcoming single, Bundaberg Rum & Coke. Her second independent release is a blend of pop vocal melodies, folk guitar rhythms and descriptive lyrics that paint a picture of family, longing and celebration.

Frank James - Killah     Folk, Rock, Pop 06/10/2018
Frank James fuses elements of folk, rock and R&B to create his own potent brand of soulful indie-folk.
Shackled to an unusual hip-hop inspired beat and driven by James's raw vocals and steel string guitar, it's indie-folk as you haven’t heard it before: effortlessly edgy, stripped down and sultry.

Frankie Crea - Dream     Rock, Pop 06/10/2018
Frankie Crea is a guitarist, singer/songwriter and musician. Born in Perth, Western Australia, Frankie dedicates his life to making music, specialising in genre of alternative rock.
Dream explores the ups and downs of past relationships. The track serves up a unique post psychedelic/energetic vibe with a soulful piano section, funky bass lines, melancholic guitar, vocals and hard hitting drums. The track finishes with a harmonized guitar solo, giving a silky lucid dream feel and sound.

Other tracks by Frankie Crea:  So Long...  -  Mary
Tara-Lynn Sharrock - Tunnel of Love     Pop, Easy Listening 06/10/2018
Tara-Lynn Sharrock is a self-taught, versatile artist with a voice to match any genre, any style, any occasion - with the power of Celine Dion, and the delicacy of Enya.
Tunnel of Love is an upbeat love song. The words describe the feelings that two people have, when they first meet and fall in love.

Tunnel Of Love was written by Patrice Larkin and sung by Tara-Lynn Sharrock. It was recorded by Michael Gerrish at Starmist Studio in Chernside Park, Melbourne. The final mix was completed by Andrew Kerridge.

The Buoys - Arm Wrestle     Rock, Pop 26/09/2018
Equal parts sweet and savoury, The Buoys are going to fill your ear holes by way of unrelenting fuzzy guitar tones and honest raw lyrics.
"Arm Wrestle is about addressing the reality of a situation. I had to explore if my thoughts were rational, or if I was making things up in my head and self sabotaging. It’s an exploration of what it’s like to gaslight yourself, only to find out your gut was right and you weren’t paranoid after all.” - Zoe, The Buoys

Watch video

Don Mai - Sing A Song     Pop, Acoustic, Rock 21/09/2018
Don Mai is a Pop singer/songwriter from Melbourne, Australia. While focusing mostly on pop, Don’s music also traverses through rock, acoustic and alternative genres.
Sing A Song is about going through tough times and even though it can get rough, you’ve just got to push through and carry on. Don finds that the best way to get through a tough time is to find an outlet, which for him, is singing a song.

Harts - Shake Ya Pants     Pop, Funk, Rock 21/09/2018
Harts is the nom de plume of Indian-born, Australian-based musician, singer/songwriter, multi-instrumentalist, composer, and music producer Darren Hart, who blends funk, jazz, blues, psychedelic rock, and indie electronic.
“Shake Ya Pants is a light hearted and fun tune about being comfortable in your own skin. It's kinda like a fun pep talk, encouraging somebody to be themselves when they may lack self confidence.” - Harts

Mantell - Lulu     Rock, Pop 21/09/2018
Hailing from Melbourne’s inner suburbs comes Mantell, an indie rock quartet set to take on the city’s ever-evolving music scene.
Lulu captures the carefree essence of youth through a nostalgic lens, with the lyrics creating an evocative narrative. Mantell drew inspiration from the jangled guitar sounds in Hockey Dad tracks such as ‘So Tired’. The outro features a guitar solo reminiscent of The War On Drugs-a sound which you can sing along, as well as you an a vocal melody.

Other tracks by Mantell:  In the Sun  -  Read My Mind
Zsuzsika - Start Again     Pop, Acoustic, Folk, Soul 21/09/2018
Zsuzsika is an Australian born singer/songwriter with a family background of Hungarian/Polish descent.
Start Again is a very personal song, representing love, appreciation and regret for my Father who passed away. I took him for granted as it wasn’t an easy life, with many harsh moments. At the end of the day, no matter how it was translated at the time, I know he wanted the best for me in the end.

Other tracks by Zsuzsika:  Godsend
Carlo & The Montes - Nobody's Fool ft. Akovia     Rock, Hip Hop, Metal, Rap 20/09/2018
Carlo & The Montes want to do things differently to other bands, choosing not to have a permanent singer but a new vocalist for each record produced.
Nobody's Fool ft. Akovia talks about rebellion towards society. It’s a message about not portraying stereotypes, but being true to yourself and not being told what to do.

Carlo creates music with a unique guitar style, The Montes bring a funk metal styled rhythm section to the mix, Akovia brings his rap styled vocals as the final piece to the puzzle.

Velvet Flare - My Femme Fatale     Rock, Britpop 14/09/2018
Velvet Flare are a rock band from Brisbane They consist of Paul English (vocals, guitar), Patrick Kennedy (piano, keyboards, backing vocals), Paul Shepherd (guitar), Graeme Smith (bass) and Plato (drums).
My Femme Fatale is inspired by classic 1940s/50s film noir and the accompanying video is a linear narrative in the film noir style. A seductive woman persuades her new lover to kill her husband for financial gain, but she ultimately betrays that lover.

Watch video

Other tracks by Velvet Flare:  How Could I?  -  Nothing Left To Hide
Flow Commotion - Come Back Home     Rock, Acoustic 12/09/2018
Flow Commotion are focused on producing lyrically meaningful music. They offer a unique mix of folk/soft-rock sounds that set the scene for the emotive themes they explore.
Built around a catchy chorus hook, 'Come Back Home' journeys through the various ambiguities we face day to day, with an upbeat percussive flair and simple yet distinctive melody. Come Back Home is a catchy soft rock tune underwritten by thought-filled lyrics and quality male vocals.

Isaac Pau - you.     Pop 12/09/2018
Isaac Pau is a pop artist with singer songwriter roots. His music takes you on a journey inspiring the feelings of youth and love.
Isaac Pau’s debut track instantly catches your attention with its silky-smooth vocals and velvety synths. The collaboration of Adam Collins’ producing skills and Isaac Pau’s songwriting and singing has found the equilibrium between the real and sensual lyrics and the electric sound of pop. “you.” will take you on a journey that makes the butterflies of falling in love tangible.

Monique Angele - Our Paradise     Pop 07/09/2018
Monique Angele is a contemporary operatic pop singer-songwriter - combining elegant and virtuosic piano melodies with breathtaking, soaring vocals.
This song was inspired by the natural beauty of Australia. Is it about trying to find your paradise and happiness.

Other tracks by Monique Angele:  Pink Coloured Sky  -  I Want a World
Mousewater - Panic Stations     Rock 31/08/2018
Mousewater is an independent singer songwriter based in Melbourne, Australia. His musical palette interlaces indie rock influences with melodic tone and colour.
Panic Stations, the debut single from Mousewater, brings to light the loss of control that the pressures of everyday living can manifest as anxiety for many.