5 Unearthed tracks we’re listening to this week

Spencer Scott is back with another killer list of Unearthed songs we’ll be listening to over the weekend.

The Hard Aches – Loser


Adelaide two-piece The Hard Aches have released their new song. It was premiered on Mornings with Matt & Alex, and it’s a fist-in-the-air sing-a-long, just what you would expect from the band.

The Hard Aches are building a reputation as a band that just won’t stop. ‘Loser’ is a new single following up the release of Pheromones which was released back in June. The band are about to head out on tour, supporting The Bennies as they party across the nation. The tour is stopping at The Small Ballroom on November 26th with Wet Pensioner and Split Feed also on the bill.

SOUNDS LIKE: The Smith Street Band, The Menzingers

Yvng Jalapeno – Ukiyo [Hermitude Remix]


The Hermitude Remix competition is drawing to a close and over the past two weeks there have been some really amazing entries. One of the strongest coming from the enigmatic Yvng Jalapeno. He’s only 22, but is signed to Sony and is about to release his debut album. But he’s also dropped this breezy, summery remix of Hermitude’s song.

Richard Kingsmill dropped praise all over this track saying “Really clever how he’s made that cut up voice almost normal in this remix. I love how he’s structured the song.”

SOUNDS LIKE: Hermitude, Flume

Luke Daniel Peacock – Dreambox


Luke Daniel Peacock is an up-and-coming singer/songwriter, but he has been around a long time. He’s a first nation artist out of Brisbane, formerly manning the keys in the band Halfway. His new song ‘Dreambox’ is a swelling tribute to The Boss.

His debut solo album We’ve Come A Long Way Darling features a literal supergroup of Australian artists, including Paul Kelly, Ed Kuepper, and Ian Haug.

SOUNDS LIKE: Bruce Springsteen, Wilco

Rachel Maria Cox – Sleeping On Trains


Rachel Maria Cox recently toured around the country as the organizer of Sad Grrrls Club, creating shows around Australia that focused on female-identifying artists. Rachel released their first EP Home earlier in the year.

Rachel lives in-between Newcastle and Sydney, as the title suggests. Anyone who has spent a significant amount of time on the Central Coast & Newcastle Line will feel this one.

SOUNDS LIKE: Amanda Palmer, Kate Miller-Heidke

WILSN – Walking For Days


The new track from WILSN is just as attractive and encapsulating as the first. Her first track ‘Unmeet’ you was played all over the country, racking up 14,000 plays on Soundcloud in the first ten days. Now Shannon Busch, AKA WILSN, is back with a new song called ‘Walking For Days’.

Spawning out of writing sessions with frequent collaborator Oscar Dawson (Holy Holy), ‘Walking For Days’ is a soul/pop banger. WILSN is backed by an all-star cast of musicians; featuring members of The Cat Empire, Cactus Channel, and Dorsal Fins.

SOUNDS LIKE: Adele, Charles Bradley

This list was compiled by Spencer Scott. Spencer Scott is a SuperUser on triple j Unearthed.

Written by Spencer Scott

Spencer is a singer/songwriter from Newcastle. He's also a Triple J Unearthed Super User and writes for many national publications.

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