Boy & Bear
Boy & Bear have made waves in the Australian music scene since their formation in 2009, which was shortly followed by the release of their EP With Emperor Antarctica.
The band’s position in the music industry was firmly cemented in 2011 after their debut album Moonfire reached platinum sales, won Boy & Bear five ARIA awards and saw three songs make it to triple j’s Hottest 100 of 2011.
The band has been hard at work throughout 2016, releasing a Tour Edition of the Limit Of Love album recorded at The Hordern Pavilion. They also teamed up with the people at the Akasha Brewing Company to create their own brew called it All Australian Ale (AAA), which will be exclusively available at the upcoming shows on their regional Australia tour. All proceeds will be going towards the charity ‘Buy A Bale’ helping to support rural Australian communities and farmers.
There’s a potent chemistry that drives Busby Marou, a bond struck between two mates years ago in the corner of Rockhampton’s Oxford Hotel, when they happily knocked out tunes for hours on end to anyone who would listen. And it’s that unwritten agenda, a simple intangible understanding between them, that they have come back to in order to shape an exciting new chapter in their remarkable career.
“There’s something special about Busby Marou,” says Tom, the songwriting hub and lead vocal of the duo. “At the bottom of it all it’s two blokes singing with harmonies and a bit of storytelling.”
Tijuana Cartel are one impressive musical outfit. Combining delicate mariachi guitar with electronic details – think Jose Gonzalez with the electro beats of The Chemical Brothers – it’s a fresh, innovative genre fusion. Wowing audiences all over the world, they’re back with the new album Psychedelicatessen. If you’ve heard the band before, you’ll know what you’re getting yourself in for.
However, if you’re only just discovering Tijuana Cartel, you’re definitely in for a good time.
One of Australia’s most successful and legendary Dance duo, The Potbelleez, have sold over 750,000 singles and albums in Australia and are known for some of the biggest dance tracks over the past few years including Hello, From The Music, Are You With Me, Saved In A Bottle and the triple platinum, top 5 single, Don’t Hold Back.
Returning to their anthemic best, POTBELLEEZ DJs have been writing and recording new material at studios across the
world, while at the same time remaining one of the Australia most in-demand and electrifying DJ acts.
Built to party, impregnate and conquer the world, Kronic is
Australia’s most reckless entertainer. Fuelled by an appetite for
antics and an alarming disregard for personal safety, his on-stage
acrobatics have taken him across the globe, earning him headline
shows at Pacha, Marquee, Studio Paris and Shrine, in between
gracing the festival stages of Future Music and Stereosonic.
After handling official remix duties for the likes of Lady Gaga, Havana Brown, Far East Movement and Joel Fletcher, the last twelve months has seen Kronic release more music than ever.
Rising Australian Indie / Alt / Rock Artist Timberwolf is the moniker for Christopher Panousakis, a young singer/songwriter from Adelaide, South Australia.
Timberwolf’s highly anticipated and long awaited debut album is due for release in late 2016 / early 2017. Having taken influences from psych rock and hip hop sounds dating back to the 60’s, Timberwolf’s debut album is set to be a big step up and away from his previous two EP releases.
Carving out a reputation as one of Australia’s hardest working independent indie-pop bands, Sunshine Coast-based, Selahphonic have just unveiled tour dates and their new single ‘Had Our Heaven’ – The lead track lifted from their forthcoming and debut EP ‘Therapy’ - Recorded at Cooper Lane Studio, Sydney by Chris Collins (Gang of Youths, Tigertown, Middle Kids).
Keeping in line with their signature anthemic stadium pop sound, ‘Had Our Heaven’ glimmers with synth-laden hooks, infectious lead-guitar licks and is backed by a simple, yet sturdy and bouncing rhythms; all combining to complement the catchy sing-a-long melodies of endearing front man, Jamie Coyle.
Roots - funk- rock legends Chris Flaskas Trio bring real live tribal acoustic sounds to the doorstep of your senses sharing a multi dimensional experience that will touch and invigorate your soul.
Chris Flaskas Trio's trademark sound is a re-imagining they call 'Earth Rock' – a high-power blend of alternative, roots, funk, folk, blues and Indigenous music utilizing native instruments.
Through the bands unique magnetic connection & Chris's thoughtful, philosophical lyrics and soul infused instrumentation- ship the Trio has earned the reputation for being a powerful motivating & uplifting act that has wowed and deeply moved audiences.
Sam and Tim Aitken are brothers, blessed to be born into a home where music wasn't just a mere leisure option. No, in the Aitken household, music was oxygen! a life giving substance that filled every room, powered every car journey, and defined every family gathering.
They came up with a band name and started writing their own songs. They performed further afield (Brisbane, Gold Coast) and they entered (and won) many busking competitions which carried all manner of incredible prizes; most notably a recording session with world renowned producer Nick DiDia, and a slot on the Byron Bay Blues festival.
Tay Oskee is a multi-instrumentalist playing a variety of guitars, banjo, harmonica and percussion.With a musical style that is wide and varied Tay can take you on a journey from chilled beach tunes to punchy riff driven roots music with distinctive multicultural influences.
Tay's live shows have been praised for their incredible dynamics with the ability to leave crowds silent while he weaves through beautiful ballads of love and hope. While in the next breath he can have the whole crowd in a dancing frenzy with his infectious build ups and rhythms.
A young, yet seasoned performer and 2016 QMusic award winner, DOOLIE performs as frontwoman in her four-piece band delivering a polished set of her original strong and percussive alt-pop songs, elevated to a higher level with her impressive, powerful vocal range.
Carving her own niche in the live music scene, DOOLIE as an artist only scratching the surface of her impending music career, she’s already discovered and developed a discernible Doolie sound; rather than experimenting or uncertainly dipping her toes into different genres, she has instead found her strengths and hit the ground running with them.