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Vetta Borne - Girls     Pop, Alternative 21/03/2020
Melbourne-based artist Vetta Borne presents the new creative incarnation of acclaimed producer, multi-instrumentalist and singer-songwriter Maribelle, marking a fulfilling transformation to a completely authentic and elevated DIY artist.
A sharply self-produced and instrumentally performed release,“Girls” is songwriting beyond Maribelle’s years. An organic, swinging beat opens to the husky lows of Maribelle’s verse, before the bridge's high falsettos lead to a funk-driven chorus crying ‘Girls keep on breaking my heart’. A happy melancholic ode to love insecurities, “Girls” is R&B and pop at its most sweet and sad self-awareness.

Mild Minds - DOPAMINE     Electronic / Beats / Industrial, House, Dance 14/03/2020
Drawing comparisons to the likes of Bonobo, Maribou State, Caribou and Four Tet, Mild Minds is the brainchild of Benjamin David, the creative force behind several successful projects.
Lead single "DOPAMINE" fittingly highlights the many alluring elements of the full masterwork, featuring orchestral whimsy to mimic the psychological reaction of an adrenaline rush. Shimmying synths bounce off pulsating beats, while dreamy vocals float atop the rich sonic atmosphere weaved between.

Other tracks by Mild Minds:  VIEWS
Ngaiire - Boom     Soul, R&B, Alternative 14/03/2020
Papua New Guinea born now Sydney-based Ngaiire is a celebrated multi-creative who has found success across genre and art form with her cross-conceptual work, esteemed production and soaring vocals.
A highly awaited follow-up to the Vanda and Young Global Songwriting Competition-shortlisted 2019 single “Shiver”, “Boom” is an effecting and instant mood hit. Soothing low ends punctuated by crisp snare cracks are distinguished over Ngaiire’s airy high notes and husk-toned verses. A chorus of voices add momentum to intricate melodies as organ chords weave beneath in gentle ebbs and flows.

REMI - Elevate     Hip Hop, R&B, Soul 14/03/2020
Prolific duo REMI have enjoyed a reign at the top of Australia's hip-hop sphere for years, crafting a personal brand of hip-hop, funk, jazz and soul beloved nationally and beyond.
A slick beat sliced by cascading bass expels the groove behind “Elevate”. Balanced by weaving dialogue and hints of cymbal, the track is dedicated to feeling in the moment and embracing whole-hearted fun. As if pulled directly from a freestyle session, Remi’s flows thrive on explosive production from Sensible J, words rolling off the tongue to foster their own feeling.

Other tracks by REMI:  Get It Right feat. Jace Excell
Sonny - Ozone     Electronic / Beats / Industrial, House, Dance 06/03/2020
Australian-born, Copenhagen-based artist Sonny (aka Xavier Bacash) crafts an eclectic sonic soundscape with every release, defined in striking analogue work and nods to the two cultures that have shaped him.
"Ozone" sees Sonny explore the breadth of his enigmatic production, merging layers of funky broken chords and blissful synth. The uplifting track dips into his appreciation for Japanese house while melding enduring melodies and spoken word, seamlessly following the recent release of the album’s leading single “The Feels”.

Stevan - No More Regrets     R&B, Pop, Alternative, Soul 12/02/2020
Young Wollongong singer, songwriter and multi-instrumentalist Stevan has quickly made a name for himself, with wide industry acclaim behind him and a natural ear for dreamy production
With his layered production at its finest, Stevan outlays intricate guitar sequences and flourishing melodies, showing his ability to make a good song great. A single about not overthinking and living free from the fear of regret, the young artist balances smooth sound designs with a punchy drum beat, easing into a realm of mellowed remedies and lush textures.

Kobie Dee - Still Standing feat. Liyah Knight     Hip Hop, First Nations 07/02/2020
Across four official singles, Gamilaroi artist Kobie Dee has cemented his status as one of the most important voices in Australian hip-hop, acclaimed for his gripping storytelling and community engagement.
Kobie Dee’s latest offering is a heartfelt and profoundly moving track about the hard-hitting topics of the Stolen Generation and challenges experienced by Aboriginal people. The song was produced by Accent Beats and features the rising singer/songwriter Liyah Knight, whose tender vocals play the perfect counterpart to the rawness of Kobie’s lyrics.

Mild Minds - WALLS feat. Boats     Electronic / Beats / Industrial, Alternative, House, Garage 06/02/2020
Drawing comparisons to the likes of Bonobo, Maribou State, Caribou and Four Tet, Mild Minds is the brainchild of Benjamin David, the creative force behind several successful projects.
Melding emotion-tinged ambient electronica with Boats’ warm vocals, ‘WALLS’ is a powerful one-half political, one-half personal track that melds elements of UK Garage and ambient electronica. A wistful single that leaves a lasting impression, ‘WALLS’ follows on from previous singles ‘EMBRACER’ and ‘MOVEMENTS’.

Sonny - The Feels     Electronic / Beats / Industrial, House, Dance 30/01/2020
Australian-born, Copenhagen-based artist Sonny (aka Xavier Bacash) crafts an eclectic sonic soundscape with every release, defined in striking analogue work and nods to the two cultures that have shaped him.
Drawing inspiration from his immersion in Danish culture and its underground scene, Sonny crafts precision-cut sounds and rhythmic house. The track, openly stemmed in the feeling of devotion tying to one great love, seamlessly wraps a steady rhythm in striking analogue synths and warm percussive vocals riffs echoing the fruits of the cross-continent cultures he has come to absorb.

GOLDS - Drip     Pop, R&B, Electronic / Beats / Industrial 29/11/2019
GOLDS arrives as the latest electronic-pop & RnB project from singer-songwriter Amali Golden, showcasing her innate lyrical talents and sheer vocal strength one hit at a time.
Closing out Imprints is another cut of pop perfection in new single “Drip”. Co-produced with Beau Golden, "Drip" is an expansive sound from the get go, empowering audiences to find conviction in one’s own achievements irrespective of outside opinions. Set against a body-moving rhythm and introspective lyricism, GOLDS comes full circle in Imprints final single.

Other tracks by GOLDS:  Borderline
Vetta Borne - R.I.P     Alternative, Pop, R&B 22/11/2019
In her own words, “Vetta Borne is Maribelle; elevated”, with 2019 being the year all elements of Maribelle’s creative capabilities merged into her most authentic project that is Vetta Borne.
Having written, played all the instruments and produced “R.I.P”, Vetta Borne continues to impress with Maribelle’s immeasurable talents. Balancing moments of euphoria within her dreamy falsettos and velvety synths, we are quickly brought back to earth when the down tempo hits, driven by solid bass and jangly guitar that showcases Maribelle’s innate lyrical flow and impeccable vocals front and centre.

Stevan - Warm     R&B, Alternative, Soul 06/11/2019
Young Wollongong singer, songwriter and multi-instrumentalist Stevan has quickly made a name for himself, with wide industry acclaim behind him and a natural ear for dreamy production.
Folding together all his self-taught assets, Stevan manifests a simple love song elevated in complex production, proving his gift for shaping music that smiles. With a pulled back pace, the track sings of care and devotion before glimmers of guitar take the lead in a dance of lush drum beats, souled out vocal layers and sunny textures between.

GL - Contagious     Electronic / Beats / Industrial, Pop, Alternative 01/11/2019
Melbourne-based electronic duo GL (Graeme Pogson and Ella Thompson) are known for their cosmic-dream creations that bend between eras and genre and are irresistible to move along with every time.
Taking a turn from the moodier elements of “Night Habit”, GL have dipped the single and signature grooves in a pot of warm textures, hard-hitting percussion and wobbling synths that hook the mind and body. Contagious as its namesake promises, the duo pay homage to their finest assets where movement is a must and vocals rise to a love-struck chorus.

GOLDS - Imprints     Pop, R&B, Electronic / Beats / Industrial 01/11/2019
Sydney-based singer/songwriter/actress GOLDS has emerged onto the scene in 2019 with impressive melting pot of influences, soulful vocals and an electronic, pop and R&B dynamic.
Building on intricate beats and reverberating harmonies, GOLDS further solidifies her strength in lyrical transparency, balancing moments of delicacy with darkness in "Imprints". Co-written and produced by Beau Golden, “Imprints” is another impressive melting pot of influences, combining soulful vocals with electronic, pop and R&B dynamics, that have come to define the vocalist’s signature sound.

Alice Skye - I Feel Better But I Don't Feel Good     Indie, Folk, Alternative, First Nations 31/10/2019
Naarm-based Wergaia / Wemba Wemba woman, Alice Skye, is an award-winning indie singer/songwriter acclaimed for honest words, esteemed musicianship and striking vocals that have caught the country's attention.
Packed with fire moulded in tender vocals, the track finds its groove in steady percussion and stripped back piano, before taking flight in a crescendo of harmonies embraced in layered production. Emotionally transparent, Alice’s evocative words hold a hand out to those living with anxiety and give voice to the battles fought in the face of mental challenges.

REMI - Brain feat. Lori     Hip Hop, R&B 31/10/2019
A unique pairing, REMI continue to hold reign at the top of Australia’s soul and hip-hop sphere since emerging onto the scene in 2014.
Just shy of four minutes, “Brain” bumps from the get-go, featuring the velvety R&B-led vocals of Melbourne’s Lori (Mandarin Dreams). Remi’s astute verses splay between in a swung rhythm, as delicate high-end keys (courtesy of Simon Mavin from Hiatus Kaiyote) play out over Sensible J’s organic beats, making “Brain” one of the pair’s most poignant, slow-jams yet.

Nooky - Liberty City     Hip Hop, First Nations 30/10/2019
Acclaimed Yuin MC Nooky is a law unto himself, spitting the country grammar and intricate wordplay that has made him one of Australia's most established hip-hop names.
The hard-hitting beats, fired-up lyrics and layered vocals of “Liberty City” pay respect to the cities Nooky has called home and the independence they’ve bestowed (while giving a shout out to classic Grand Theft Auto).

Other tracks by Nooky:  Charged Up  -  PS2
Flight Facilities - Better Than Ever feat. Aloe Blacc     Pop, Dance, Indie, Electronic / Beats / Industrial 24/10/2019
Since emerging with the global anthem “Crave You” in 2010, duo Flight Facilities have consistently defied sonic trends, staying true to crafting feel-good soundtracks that make people want to dance.
Aloe Blacc’s soul lifting vocal opens the three-minute track, as hand-claps and a fuzzy bassline ground contagious gospel harmonies. An organic drum beat propels you to your feet for the chorus, marking uncharted Flight Facilities territory. “Better Than Ever” is the first taste of new music from the duo since 2018, and one of summer’s biggest mood boosting anthems.

Vetta Borne - Hey     R&B, Pop, Soul 18/10/2019
Vetta Borne is a state-of-mind, the process and the journey. She is perfectly imperfect, and she's ready to speak about it. Vetta Borne is Maribelle; elevated
Immediately hooked with a funk-driven bassline, “Hey” soulfully yearns for re-connection to a familiar love. Recorded in her home studio and overlaid with catchy beats & her unmistakable vocals, Vetta Borne arrives as a culmination of Maribelle’s incredible production, impeccable songwriting and full creative control of her artistic identity.

GL - Night Habit (Sui Zhen Remix)     Electronic / Beats / Industrial, Experimental 11/10/2019
Melbourne-based electronic duo GL (Graeme Pogson and Ella Thompson) are known for their cosmic-dream creations that bend between eras and genre and are irresistible to move along with every time.
Sui Zhen now steps to the plate, manipulating the crisp 70s beats, low-driven percussion and 80’s coloured synths of GL's original track to bring forth a host of eerie textures to the table. The steadied movements of the "Night Habit" ease their course between other-worldly sonics that chime, creep and crash throughout, dabbled by Suin Zhen’s experimental hand.