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The Next Big Things of Aussie Music

The Australian music scene is brimming with talent. It’s hard to know who is going to breakthrough and become your next favourite artist. The following Aussie artists are on the clear path to brilliance and definitely deserve your attention.

The Montreals

Surging with an abundance of energy, The Montreals will lure you in with their catchy tunes and capture you with their infectious live presence. Having already shared the stage with the likes of Last Dinosaurs, ALPHINE and Andy Bull, these boys are slowly poising themselves to be the next big thing. Their debut EP Indigo Club is a tight offering of singalong tracks that’ll surely put you in a good mood. Make sure you give it a play, it’ll be high on your playlist rotation in no time.


Approaching indie pop differently than your garden variety band, Foreign/National are bound to be a great companion to your future chills. Blending the beauty of jazz chords into their psychedelic sound has already seen them garner plenty of love from Triple J. Their latest single Too Sentimental combines smart writing with upbeat instrumentals that disguise the depth of the lyrics. If you enjoy great tunes with catchy writing, Foreign/National have you sorted.

Moon Holiday

You may remember Moon Holiday from her collaboration with Flume on his breakthrough album in 2012. Since then, Moon Holiday has been tirelessly perfecting her offer of emotive yet warm electronica. Having previously been nominated for Fbi Click’s producer of the year and opening 2015’s Field Day. You can tell big things are bound to come from Moon Holiday. Put on Out of Bounds and treat yourself to some of her goodness.

Klue, catch him at Southbound Festival, 27/12 – 29/12

As a member of True Vibenation and Bare Necessities, it is surprising that Klue has enough time to produce his solo music. Lacing his soulful vocals over influences of world music, the final product is an infectious outpour of uplifting beats. Having recently toured Europe and played with the likes of Kilter and Luke Million, Klue’s is gearing up for a busy summer of music. Give Daybreak a listen if you want to sample Klue’s fine craft.

Neighbourhood Youth

Having just launched their sophomore EP, Neighbourhood Youth are ready to show Australia what they’re made of. Their raw essence is amplified in a live setting, proving that they belong on stage. Having supported a slew of Australian acts throughout the year, their profile is definitely on the rise, meaning you definitely need to keep an eye on these boys. Their track Atlantic from the EP is a comical tale you can easy bop about to.

Make sure you pay special attention to the artists mentioned above; they’re on their way to big things and you certainly don’t want to miss out.

Image source: Purple Sneakers.

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