Watch the New Martha Tilston Video “Stories”

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English folk-singer Martha Tilston has just released her latest video “Stories”.

The track is take from Tilston’s latest album Nomad and is a really catchy piece of indie-folk songwriting.

Check out the video for “Stories” below:

New Sydney Folk and Americana Showcase Slow Train Presents

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One of the best things about the music Timber and Steel covers is that it attracts an audience who really want to listen. Folk and acoustic music audiences are well known as some of the most engaged and respectful music going punters out there and it’s this audience that brand new Sydney showcase Slow Train Presents is looking to tap into.

Slow Train Presents is the brain child of local musicians Sam Newton and Cameron James Henderson and looks to connect independent Americana, folk, country and blues artists with listening audiences. The showcase nights will take place that the community-minded Village Church Annandale which will add a certain amount of intimacy to the shows.

The first Slow Train Presents is set to kick off tomorrow (Friday 1st September) and will feature Jed Rowe, Leroy Lee and the aforementioned Sam Newton – check out the official Facebook event for more information.

And to keep on top of what Slow Train Presents has in store for the future make sure you follow them on Facebook here

Dean Lewis Announces National Tour

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You know Dean Lewis, trust me. He had that huge hit “Waves” which has been all over the radio in the past few months.

Well now Dean Lewis has just announced a national tour with the release of his new single “Lose My Mind”. His last headline tour sold in a week so if you’re a fan I’d recommend getting on top of these shows ASAP.

The full list of dates plus a stream of “Lose My Mind” are below:

Wednesday 15th November – Mojos, Fremantle, WA
Thursday 16th November – Badlands, Perth, WA
Friday 17th November – Adelaide Uni Bar, Adelaide, SA
Wednesday 22nd November – Workers Club, Geelong, VIC
Friday 24th November – Corner Hotel, Melbourne, VIC
Saturday 25th November – Spilt Milk Festival, Canberra, ACT
Thursday 30th November – 48 Watt St, Newcastle, NSW
Friday 1st December – UOW Uni Bar, Wollongong, NSW
Saturday 2nd December – Vanfest, Forbes, NSW
Friday 8th December – Factory Theatre, Sydney, NSW
Saturday 9th December – The Zoo, Brisbane, QLD
Sunday 10th December – The Northern, Byron Bay, NSW

Listen to the New Jess Cornelius Single “Jealousy”

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Jess Cornelius, the lead singer from Melbourne band Teeth & Tongue, has just released her debut solo track “Jealousy”. The stripped back single is definitely a departure from the indie-pop of Teeth & Tongue

“Jealousy is one of those hideous emotions that stops us from being able to be happy, for others and ourselves,” Jess Cornelius explained of the song. “It’s insidious and destructive, and it’s also totally human.”

Check out “Jealousy” below:

Mullum Music Festival Adds More Artists to 2017 Lineup

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We thought the Mullum Music Festival had already announced their full lineup back at the start of the month. But it looks like they have room to squeeze a few more artists into their already impressive list of performers.

Joining the Mullum Music Festival will be the likes of Husky (above), Caiti Baker, Stella Donnelly and Strange Daddy. They join an already impressive lineup featuring the likes of Marlon Williams, Lindi Ortega, Harry James Angus, Tinpan Orange, The Teskey Brothers, Mama Kin Spender, All Our Exes Live in Texas, Liz Stringer, Suzannah Espie, Wallis Bird, Áine Tyrrell, The East Pointers, Irish Mythen, Loren Kate, Hussy Hicks, Lucie Thorne & Hamish Stuart, Sal Kimber & the Rollin’ Wheel, The Twoks and many more.

The Mullum Music Festival takes place in Mullumbimby, NSW from the 16th to the 19th November. Fore more information including how to get your hands on tickets check out the official site here. The full list of artists for 2017 is below:

Jon Cleary & The Monster Gentlemen (USA), Marlon Williams (NZ), Frazey Ford (CAN), Lindi Ortega (CAN), Harry James Angus, Too Many Zooz (USA), Jazz Party, Z-Star Delta (UK), Tinpan Orange, Husky, Gabriel Garzon-Montano (USA), OKA, The Teskey Brothers, Mama Kin Spender, All Our Exes Live in Texas, Wallis Bird (IRE), Small Halls feat. Vance Gilbert (US) and Liz Stringer, Suzannah Espie, Ron Artis II (USA), Áine Tyrell (IRE), Sex On Toast, The East Pointers (CAN), Irish Mythen (IRE/CAN), King Tide, Caiti Baker, Ladyslug, Brian Nankervis, Mandy Nolan, Joel Salom, Dustyesky, Gabriel Otu Orchestra (GH), Moussa Diakite and Wassado (Mali/AU), Ollie McGill Trio, Greg Sheehan, Loren Kate, The Coconut Kids, Jojo Smith, Hussy Hicks, Lucie Thorne & Hamish Stuart, Scott Cook (CAN), Sara Tindley, Sal Kimber & the Rollin Wheel, Charles Maimarosia (Sol Is) His Merry Men, The Twoks, Strange Daddy, Angie Hudson, Rebecca Ireland, Ethno Folk Orchestra, Cecilia Brandolini, Domini Forster, Heartworn Highway, Jimmy Dowling, Levingstone, Low Down Riders, Mandy Hawkes, Megan And The Vegans, Palm Wine Ambassadors, Raku One O’Gaia, Sal Wonder, Shanteya and Jo The Lion and the Leaves, Tin Can String Band, Titan Sky, Ukulele Death Squad, Vesica Pisces, Welcome To Country, The Biggest Little Town Choir, Roundabout Theatre, Amazing Drumming Monkeys, Spaghetti Circus, Bollywood Sisters, The Magic Bus, Workshops and much more

Watch the New Video From The Lone Bellow “Time’s Always Leaving”

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New York’s The Lone Bellow have just released their joyous new video “Time’s Always Leaving”. The track is the first taste of The Lone Bellow’s upcoming album Walk Into A Storm due on the 15th September.

The official video for “Time’s Always Leaving” features actor Marc Menchaca dancing up a storm – check it out below:

Watch the New Tim Wheatley Video “Her Wicked Ways”

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Indie-folk singer-songwriter Tim Wheatley has just released his sophomore album Pillar to Post.

The album, released last Friday 25th August, was conceived in Melbourne with longtime collaborator Michael Badger (King Gizzard and the Lizard Wizard, IV League, Even) and then recorded in Los Angeles with producer Justin Stanley (Eric Clapton, Beck, Sheryl Crowe).

The first single from Pillar to Post is “Her Wicked Ways” which comes with an amazing new video – check it out here:

To celebrate the release of Pillar to Post Tim Wheatley has announced shows in Melbourne and Sydney this coming week. The full list of dates are here:

Saturday 2nd September – John Curtin Bandroom, Melbourne, VIC
Friday 8th September – Oxford Art Factory Gallery Bar, Sydney, NSW

Watch the New Joe Mungovan Video “Steppin Outta Line”

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Kiama based singer-songwriter Joe Mungovan has just released his amazing new single and video “Steppin Outta Line”.

The video, directed by Estrallas, captures Mungovan’s passionate performance style. Check it out here:

As well as releasing “Steppin Outta Line” Joe Mungovan has announced plans for a co-headline tour with Greta Stanley this September and October – the full list of dates are below:

Thursday 14th September – Baha Tacos, Rye, VIC
Friday 15th September – Penny Black, Melbourne, VIC
Friday 22nd September – Anitas Theatre, Thirroul, NSW
Saturday 23rd September – Surry Hills Festival, Sydney, NSW
Thursday 5th October – Oxford Circus, Sydney, NSW
Saturday 7th October – Bloodhound Bar, Brisbane, QLD

Watch the New Stu Larsen Video “Chicago Song”

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“Chicago Song” from Stu Larsen has fast become one of my favourite tracks from 2017 – it’s uplifting, catchy and just won’t get out of my head.

So I’m pretty happy that Stu Larsen has released a video for the track that’s just as consumable – featuring auditions for a partner in crime and a cast of interesting characters. Check out the video below:

The Audreys Return to Celebrate 11th Anniversary of Between Last Night & Us

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In super exciting news South Australian duo The Audreys have announce plans to return to the stage to celebrate the 11th anniversary of their debut album Between Last Night & Us.

The Audreys went on hiatus at the beginning of 2016 so these shows will be a welcome return for the duo. The plan is to tour Between Last Night & Us in its entirety as well as favourite songs from the rest of their catalogue.

Check out the full list of dates for the tour below:

Saturday 4th November – The Milk Factory, Brisbane, QLD
Saturday 4th November – The Milk Factory, Brisbane, QLD
Sunday 5th November – The Gov, Adelaide, SA
Wednesday 8th November – Lizotte’s, Newcastle, NSW
Thursday 9th November – The Brass Monkey, Cronulla, NSW
Friday 10th November – Heritage Hotel, Bulli, NSW
Saturday 11th November – Leadbelly, Sydney, NSW
Sunday 12th November – Leadbelly, Sydney, NSW
Friday 24th November – Lyrebird Arts Council, Meeniyan, VIC
Saturday 25th November – Memo Music Hall, Melbourne, VIC

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