Spencer Scott has done it again. He’s back with another list of killer Unearthed tracks we’ll be getting into this week. Check it out and fill your playlist!.
PLTS – On & On
PLTS (pronounced Pilots) are a rock band from Byron Bay that formed in 2012. They put out their debut EP back in 2013 and now they are gearing up again, this time working with producer JP Fung to unleash brand new single ‘On & On’ out into the world.
It’s a step up form their previous releases. It’s a 90’s influenced fist-in-the-air anthem with an undeniably catchy chorus. There’s big things on the horizon for PLTS
SOUNDS LIKE: The Smashing Pumpkins, Violent Soho
Bofolk – Now Is Not The Time (Ft. Annie “Hall Robertson & Shaun Danger)
Bofolk has existed in one way or another since 2011, appearing sporadically to share his songs to the world. Recently buying an 8-track recorder, Bofolk crafts these songs from inside his bedroom and garage. Now Is Not The Time is a heartfelt duet between himself and Annie “Hall” Robertson, featuring local guitar Shaun Danger.
Bofolk’s next show is at The Stag & Hunter Hotel on November 7th. He will be joined by an accompanying guitar and bass to road test material from his next release.
SOUNDS LIKE: Jackson Browne, Frank Turner
Luka Lesson – Bones
Half song, Half spoken world. This release from Luka Lesson is seriously impressive. Coming from the North Coast, Luka has won a series of awards in the world of Slam Poetry, including the Australian Poetry Slam Final in 2011. This is a prime example of his work as he spits words with vicious fire over a series of strings and woodwinds. Sit and listen to this.
SOUNDS LIKE: Dan Le Sac & Scroobius Pip, Lupe Fiasco
Majora – The Shaman
If you got down to ThisxThat bright and early you may have seen Major ripping up the stage. The Newcastle rockers were handpicked by triple j Unearthed to open up the festival. It’s a strange addition to the bill, but it’s also bloody awesome. The instrumental four-piece combine elements of metal, post-rock, and electronic sounds to create music that is both diverse and epic.
SOUNDS LIKE: Russian Circles, sleepmakeswaves
BORNEO – Concrete Jungle
BORNEO are here to party. The Sydney 5-piece are blending Rock with Disco and giving it a Punk edge. With a voice that calls Paul Kelly to mind, ‘Concrete Jungle’ is a jam track you can dance too, with a silly buy catchy chorus. Get down and boogie to this one.
SOUNDS LIKE: Devo, Talking Heads
This list was compiled by Spencer Scott. Spencer Scott is a SuperUser on triple j Unearthed.