This month, Melbourne-based production duo Close Counters teamed up with 30/70 singer Allysha Joy to deliver their latest track SPEAK IN TRUTH. The track mixes lush sonics with tantalising off-beat rhythms to create an understated dance song, elevated more by the jazzy styling of Joy’s vocals as she liberates listeners and empowers them to speak their own truths.
CLEWS have tickled the teenage fantasies of the 20-30 something’s with their latest song Want You That Way. Like a tribute to the soundtracks of our favourite ’90s flicks, CLEWS’ latest offering is a repeat-worthy anthem that makes light out of the dark. Speaking of songs that can’t be turned off, Clews have let us in on their favourite tracks that keep them sitting in their car long after they’ve got to where they’re going.
Grace Sanders’ latest track DISSIPATE is a tantalising spread of whimsical softness and gnarly distortion. There’s a sultry edge to Grace’s tracks that gives the sense of danger and darkness while equally delivering delicate beauty. Coupled with her challenging lyricism, DISSIPATE is a creeping tune that delivers something new with each repeated listen.
Like Paul Kelly telling his stories through song, Tasmanian singer/songwriter Zac Henderson has crafted ten tracks of Aussie folk that just feels like home. Lay the Stones is full of warmth, character and cleverly worded anecdotes that force you to be slow and really sink in. Read on as we take a look at the record and as Zac takes us through his Top 5 Defining Albums.
Melbourne-based singer Louise Gaul has stunned and humbled us with her debut single These Palms. With music that leans toward alluring darkness, lyrics that are pure poetry and vocals that are magnetic and haunting, we are already eagerly awaiting Gaul’s next track as we bask in the beauty of this debut.
Sydney artist Sarah Yagki is pushing the boundaries of pop with her latest release This Won’t Hurt. The multi-instrumentalist is carving an enticing pathway with her raw lyrics, catchy beats and sensational ability to control the mood of her music. Read on for Yagki’s very own playlist of the current influences she has on high rotation.