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Three New Tracks To Help You Forget It’s Only Wednesday

Matt Gresham with Small Voices

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Hailing from Western Australia, Matt Gresham is set to have an impressive 2016. In addition to his EP set for release sometime very soon, the songwriter is slated to perform next month at indie-music’s holy grail, the SXSW conference in Austin, Texas. Matt Gresham joins the expansive list of Australian musicians to have performed at SXSW and this year appears alongside other Australian artists such as Sui Zhen, The Gooch Palms, and Nite Fields.

The first taste of Matt Gresham’s upcoming EP is Small Voices, produced by Scott Horscroft (Silverchair, Birds Of Tokyo) and co-written with Jaymes Young (London Grammar). The song is a silky and delicate electronic infused alternative-R&B track and Gresham’s crooning vocals amplifies the track’s energy.

Matt Gresham had been previously nominated for 2014’s WAM Song of the Year for his single Whiskey, a mournful acoustic ballad. The production from Horscroft and the additional writing from Young benefit Gresham’s soulful voice. It’s unclear if Matt Greshams EP will continue to follow the styles of SOHN and Chet Faker, but for the time being Small Voices is delightful.

Slowly, Slowly with New York, Paris


New York, Paris is the latest to come from the Melbourne alt-rock duo Slowly, Slowly. The track is a melancholic ode to modern suburb life that’s equal part acoustic ballad and 90’s Emo throwback.

The track is an eloquent slow-burner that is just off-kilter enough to make it intriguing and unique. Maybe it’s the vocals that sound like they’re on the brink of breaking, the soft whispers that decorate the background, or the way the song feels like it travels that demands to be listened to.

Compared to their previous releases, New York, Paris shows a better sense of intricacy and maturity. You can see for yourself when the duo makes their way to your town on their tour, which starts today!


Slowly, Slowly Tour Dates


Club 54, Launceston


Bakers, Launceston


The Northcote Social Club, Melbourne


Rics Bar, Brisbane


Crowbar, Brisbane


Crowbar, Brisbane (solo acoustic show)


The Workers Club, Melbourne

Jade Alice with Kick Drum


Kick Drum is the folky-pop debut single from singer-songwriter Jade Alice. She’s currently riding high after winning the most recent Bank of Melbourne’s ‘Melbourne Music Bank 2015’ competition. The track is bright and bubbly amalgamation of electro-pop and folk with charming melodies that are guaranteed to stick in your head for an entire fortnight.

“The melody for the song Kick Drum actually came to me in a dream! The song is about a feeling of uncontrollable happiness, a feeling I hope resonates with others when they listen to it,” said Jade Alice.

It’s not difficult to understand why her song was crowned the winner. With her quirky sense of song writing and the infectious cheerfulness…it’s something of an uncontrollable earworm.