Get those ear plugs out and crank up the volume as we take you on an audio journey of pure raw talent across the nation. It’s not easy being heard when you carve your own way down the track to success as an independent artist and there’s where our search for the next rush takes us today. It’s not a popularity contest as we list total plays and followings on Reverb Nation, but rather celebrating music in an arena that sometimes gets a harder time getting heard!
PERTH: ANI-K (882 song plays, 31,1K video plays, 192K fans)
The song showcases Ani-K’s versatility, not only as a talented singer but also as a songwriter. The ambitious artist says that the song came from thinking about the life of a teenager and what it entails. “You slowly begin to define who you are and what you are comfortable with and what you are capable of” she says.
GOLD COAST: SHATTRHOLIK (16.3K song plays, 86.3K video plays, 38.9K fans)
His love of the hip hop genre, allows him to paint a picture with every lyric, enabling him to connect with fans on a more powerful level. he prefers to put life experience in to everlasting memories expressed through his music. his mind is set on success with the dream of one day making it big and sharing his talent with the world on the world stage and knows how hard the road is to get there. H is determined to break down any wall to get there.
DARWIN: David Spry (3.9K song plays, 1.3 video plays, 30K fans)
David has chosen to follow the path of a Songman akin to his Marranunggu Grandfather, embracing an idiosyncratic lifestyle and travelling the landscape sharing his music and story. His unique style blurs traditional musical genres and has seen him touring extensively at numerous festivals including St Kilda Fest, Nannup Festival, Blue Mountains Music Festival, Bendigo Blues and Roots, Caloundra Music Festival, Nimbin Roots, Garma Festival and National Folk Festival. His songs with underlying dark themes are transformed with driving grooves and leave lingering positive vibes. David delivers a poignant balance of touching personal connections and infectious rhythms that only a dance will remedy.
SYDNEY: WILLIAM SINGE (4.8K song plays, 500 video plays, 1M fans)
His sound is created from the musical blend of both sides of his family, one being that of Maori decent and the other of Australian. With a unique blend of energy and charisma, Liam is well on his way to taking the industry by storm.
ADELAIDE: Germein Sisters (118 song plays, 32 video plays, 3.4K fans)
In 2015 the girls opened for Sting (UK) and Paul Simon (USA) in Adelaide, among many of their international touring gigs. Kind hearted and generous spirits, keen surfers and lovers of animals, Germein Sisters are Ambassadors for World Vision Australia, and are proud to use their music to promote positive messages to young people.
MURIMBULLA: KIM CHURCHILL (37.5K song plays, 1.4M video plays, 43,8K fans)
Known for his mesmerizing live performances which focus on his deft guitar-work while simultaneously playing bass drum, percussion, tambourine, harmonica and vocalsm he’s constantly on the circuit having performed all over the globe, touring with international acts such as Billy Bragg, Michael Franti, Half Moon Run or Seth Lakeman and playing at notable festivals such as Glastonbury, Montreal Jazz, Telluride Blues, SXSW, Winnipeg Folk Festival, or Byron Bay Bluesfest.
MELBOURNE: Peruquois (55.1K song plays, 2.4M video plays, 44K fans)
A composer and lyricist expressing the passionate journey of being fully human, longing for the source of love, for total awakening Originally jazz trained, later integrating native american, indian classical, middle eastern and electronic flavors to her ‘ear watering’ blend. Being constantly branded as «Vocal Goddess» Peruquois’ expresses the very feminine soul of sound.
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