FAT COUSIN SKINNY
The alter-ego of the two core members of Oh Pep!, Fat Cousin Skinny blends acoustic, folk and pop into one simply beautiful sound. Olivia Hally and Pepita Emmerichs are the very definition of a string-filled singer-songwriter duo.
Electronic/ Indie Pop
‘Fangin’ right into the Australian spotlight, Yeo has endless groove and gives electronic pop a whole new meaning. The young talent delivers funky stepping beats with a little something sultry on the side.
Instantly reminiscent of City & Colour, Hein Cooper is a finger-picking prince. Based in Milton, the musician is a vocal gem, bound to break out of the confines of our country anytime soon.
Melbourne-based duo, Barely Standing are a dynamic duo with acoustic arrangements all round. With ferocious force and moving melodies, the pair’s tunes are extremely emotive.
Adelaide five-piece, Amoderndeath are a brutal face beating followed by a punch in the guts – in the best way possible. Abrasive and outrageous, the metal heads don’t mess around.
Dreamy vocals and grungy guitar work, Hedge Fund catch you immediately off guard. The casually cool Sydney slickers are a slowly burning trip placed in a song.
THE WET FISH
Strictly surf instrumental, there’s something enticing about The Wet Fish. The perfect place for a dance break, the boys offer up a super surfy experience.
THE WHEELERS OF OZ
As you travel down the yellow brick road to The Wheelers Of Oz, you’re sent into a realm of incredibly upbeat and enjoyable sound. There’s no doubt that these Perth-based psych rockers will have you shimmying and shaking.
In 2015, Carl Wockner became the first and only Australian artist to win Top Honours at the International Acoustic Music Awards – enough said.
Brisbane natives, Aerial are almost an industrial twist on Muse, but are seriously carving out their own sound. Begging for a mosh pit, their songs are sure to rile even the mellowest man up.