Albert Salt is one of Australia’s most promising and unique young artists. Never before has such a young musician been able to bring together the influences of Alternative Rock, Electro/Acoustic and Jazz on such a successful scale. Beginning in 2009, after over a decade of classical music, Albert embarked on this musical venture with the assistance of lyricist Patrick Dower. Albert’s style has developed greatly over this short period of time, to the point of complete individuality.
Arcade Made are three 15 year olds from Bundaberg who enjoy at bit of jam time now and then. Harry = English Badger Corpie + Vinni = Homebaked Glory. They've been playing for 3 years, since they were in year 7. Unearthed High Finalists:
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Philadelphia Grand Jury has always been two friends: Berkfinger and MC Bad Genius. Previously knowing each other for some 20 years Berkfinger hadn't seen Bad Genius for going on 6 years when one day the curious bearded fellow just strolled into one of his solo shows with a bass and plugged himself right back into the singer's life. These two childhood buddies since had a rotating ensemble of drummers – until recently.
Featuring the unique talents of Jake Nauta and Daniel Georgiou, Playjerise are an acoustic duo hailing from the Blue Mountains, Sydney. The band have a new album as of 2009 titled "Better Life", while their previous albumette, "Cross The Line" was released in 2006. Over the years, the pair have performed to appreciative audiences at Hillsong Conferences, RICE Conferences, The Big Exo Day, Blackstump and Sonfest festivals, whilst recieving radio airplay on Triple J, Nova, FBI and FRESH FM 103.2.
Boy & Bear was four separate bands until they decided to leave their respective collectives and represent one 'a-little-bit-better' band. After performing as Dave Hosking during 2008 the band decided to re-name the project and embrace a new direction and sound of 70's folk rock. Boy & Bear is a Sydney based band built on the collaboration of three front men of separate bands. The combination of three songwriters has resulted in songs that refuse to stay within the boundaries of one genre... Boy & Bear are launching their new single, Mexican Mavis at Spectrum on October 21st.
'It slowly opens up to this great climax. A beautiful, plaintive pop tune.' Dom Alessio, Triple J's Home & Hosed. 'There's a Death Cab For Cutie-like melancholia to it but it moves into that grand orchestrated bit and suddenly gets all Polyphonic on us!' Steph Hughes, Triple J's Home & Hosed. 'Wonderful build, the production is great particularly the percussion. Nothing over dramatic - just strong songwriting,' Brendan Maclean, Musician & Triple J presenter.
"Peter Gabriel meets David Gray in one-man popster Nicholas Roy. His beautiful voice is full of weariness and drama; his instruments stretched and warped to create a whole dynamic world"
Beat Magazine "I like a guy bold enough to list Elton John as an influence.." Richard Kingsmill, Triple J When Nicholas Roy started playing the Melbourne live circuit, he felt a bit out of place in venues like The Espy.