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Three New Tracks To Kickstart Your Week

Sahara Beck with Here It Comes

Sahara Beck

Sahara Beck is bringing the cool to country-rock with new single Here It Comes. The sauntering rhythm and hypnotic bass melody set the track in motion, catching you happily off-guard. Beck’s minimalist vocals are haunting as they slide smoothly from one note to the next. The perfectly-placed harmony laid over the top is the icing on the cake.

The chorus introduces an interesting blend of rock with soft vocal fillers and a refreshing touch of synth. Just when you think you’ve figured out this quirky track, it suddenly dies away with a final soft vocal line before reincarnating as a crazy psychedelic banger reminiscent of Pink Floyd’s The Great Gig In The Sky. Beck shows off her incredible vocal ability with long high notes, and she doesn’t disappoint.

It’s the little things that really make this song: the soft piano chords that kick in after the chorus and the eerie repeated vocal harmonies won’t be easily forgotten.

Catch Beck at one of her upcoming Australian shows starting this week.



The Helm, Sunshine Coast


Meatfest, Sydney


Bleach Festival

27-28 MAR

Bluesfest, Byron Bay


Blues and BBQ Festival, Port Macquarie

Get Tickets HERE

HEIN COOPER with Rusty

Hein Cooper

If you’ve never heard of Hein Cooper before, you’re about to. Rusty, the latest single released from his upcoming debut album ‘The Art Of Escape’, is the perfect way to start your day. A gentle yet infectious beat with the addition of rhythmic hand claps creates an indie vibe that’s both classic and fresh. The song sounds a bit like early Ed Sheeran – stripped back with a strong focus on brilliant guitar – and the instrumentation is a perfect partner to Cooper’s laid-back, Paolo Nutini-style vocals.

There’s just enough rhythm, instrumentation and vocal fillers to keep you nodding happily along from start to finish. The repeated guitar rhythm throughout the song and pure falsetto in the chorus are the heroes of this piece, proving that simplicity really is something to strive for.

Cooper’s debut album ‘The Art Of Escape’ is due out on Friday March 4.

MAT ZO with Soul Food

Matt Zo

Soul Food is a perfect example of music transcending time and genre: it has an undeniable 70s-disco feel about it, but Zo manages to keep it current with a fresh mix. The whole track is reliant on the classic beat and catchy, uncomplicated melody that repeats throughout.

This is the kind of song that will put you in a good mood without even trying. It’s equal parts disco, rave, and laid-back electronica, and it works brilliantly. Thanks to the repetitive tune, Soul Food boasts the simplicity and flow often missing from electronic music.

Zo’s sophomore album ‘Self Assemble’ is set for release on March 25.

Written by Jess Martyn