It’s always helpful to get some guidance from your big brother or sister when you’re navigating the waves of early adulthood. You need someone to show you the ropes of clubbing, travel and uni. And it’s just the same when it comes to music. Some of the top rising Aussie based musicians have been working alongside the industries best in order to produce some amazing tunes that are a certain to add to your On The Go playlist. So here are five of the best playing and working with the likes of the Andy Bull and Saskwatch.
#1 Wild Honey
The Sydney based band have recently released ‘Break Away’, the first track off their upcoming debut album. The song was recorded with Jack Moffitt from The Preatures and mixed by Doug Boehm who has worked with the Dune Rats. The song oozes those chill surfer vibes, perfect song for a summer road trip. The band released their self titled EP last year and joined fellow indie darlings Twin Peaks on a national tour. If you wanna catch the boys, they will be playing Sydney’s Lansdowne Hotel on Saturday July 29.
She hit number one spot on the triple j unearthed pop chart earlier this year, the young Sydney singer/songwriter has now released the video to her track ‘Holding Breath’. The song was produced by singer/songwriter/electronic producer Andy Bull and mixed by ARIA award winning engineer Paul McKercher. Her work with the big guns has definitely paid off, the song has powerful and unique vocals layered with dense, eerie synths, a must listen.
Their debut single ‘Speed Machine’ is filled with nostalgic sounds of mid-noughties French electro. The duo are exploring the darker edges of house, drawing from pioneers of the genre like Daft Punk. They worked with industry veteran on the track Mike Marsh who has worked with the likes of Basement Jaxx, The Chemical Brothers and Depeche Mode.
#4 The Jensens
These Brissy boys sure do bring the funk. They have just released a brand new track, ‘Emotion Edit’, which they were busy producing int heir home studio. The boys are no strangers to the live scene and that is where they have absolutely thrived. They have an impressive resume of supports including Last Dinosaurs, The Vaccines, Twin Peaks and The Delta Riggs.
Their latest release ‘Dying to Hear’, came streaming to our ears earlier this year. The band are really just shining in a league of their own, the Sydney band stay true to the roots of dreamy Aussie pop. They have supported the likes of Sticky Fingers and played Marrickville’s Bad Friday alongside The DMAs and The Jezabels. They take to the stage again at the Lansdowne on the 15th July.