Spring is in full swing, and as the flowers and trees bloom in the Southern Hemisphere, Queensland artists have been slinging off their winter blues and emerging with some bangin’ new tunes. Bringing together the best beats in one place, our Monthly Munchies October edition features a collection of recently released musical ear candies that have captured our hearts and ears this month. Read on for tunes we hope bring you good cheer…
BOUNCE – MC PYRIT
Captivating track Bounce has been creating hype waves across the local rap scene. Cutting edge artist MC Pyrit creates a deep experience, inspired by events from his troubled childhood. Bounce strikes a chord and hits home for the North Queensland artist. A lyrically driven track with an emotive undertone, MC Pyrit delivers a poignant piece.
NICE ONES – MARDI WILSON
A sparse and fresh sound from this South East Queensland singer-songwriter, Mardi Wilson again delicately details a lesson learned, appreciating life’s little wins and smelling roses throughout the journey. A wholesome and feel-good track that carries a compelling message, Nice Ones feels like a warm hug.
KNOWN BETTER – ELLA FENCE
An icon of the local scene with a striking song-writing ability, Ella Fence knocks down walls with her latest track Known Better. A track driven by change, Known Better embraces Ella’s unique and stunning style, encouraging listeners to trust their vision and follow their own path.
MINDGAMES – PAULINA
16 year-old rising singer-songwriter Paulina introduces her second heart-hitting single Mindgames. Reflecting on the processes of grief, Mindgames provokes an emotional response, resonating with those who have suffered loss while also offering uplifting glimmers of hope and resilience. A delicate track with a story that hits close to home, Paulina gives those who listen strength to move forward.
PLACES – PATIENT LOUNGE
Brisbane’s progressive-rock icons Patient Lounge welcome their latest show-stopper single Places. A softer sound in comparison to their previous releases, Places plays with vibrant styles and shines a light on the more intimate side of the group. Inspired by hopeful and happy focal themes, Places is a playlist must.
TAKE CONTROL – SALT & STEEL
Earthy rock ‘n’ roots duo Salt & Steel share their latest grunge-hybrid number Take Control. Pioneering a unique and remarkable sound, Take Control encourages listeners to live their best lives. An empowering release with a wild essence, Salt & Steel make their mark and leave an impressive impression.
ILLUSIONS – PIPIN
Disco-pop Pipin welcomes her dazzling euphoric single Illusions. An ethereal inspired sound with colourful undertones, Illusions is a dreamy ballad that will whisk listeners away with its lovey dovey themes and warm imagery. Pipin welcomes Illusions as a stand-out stylistic sound.
FAYE – SAMMM.
Brisbane’s beloved raw and alternative story-teller Sammm. strikes a heartfelt chord on his new release Faye. A beautifully crafted track with towers of chorus guitars, the single builds steadily and flourishes throughout. A track that’ll have you in a daydream, Faye is a new crowd favourite.
HEY LISTEN – CHRISTIAN PATEY
Whirls of synth and laid back vocals, Hey Listen welcomes a new era for Christian Patey’s unique stylistic approach to alternative-pop. A moving rhythm that’ll have toes tapping and hearts beating, this ray of sunshine track feels like a summer anthem. Whether you’re road tripping down the coast or bathing in the sun, Hey Listen suits any cruisy mood.
YOU DON’T LOVE ME ANYMORE – THE WICKED MESSENGER (FOLK)
Beloved folk duo The Wicked Messenger introduce their latest humble track You Don’t Love Me Anymore. An acoustic piece featuring waves of organic elements with an Americana essence, this one is catchy all the way through. The track is amongst the many releases soon to come from the pair.
SORRY – GEORGIAXBYRNE
Rising pop songstress GEORGIAXBYRNE grips you, presenting her stellar track Sorry. A sultry life lesson in love, Sorry emerges from the depths of the Cairns artist’s emotions as she shares an insight into the growth that comes from heartbreak. A synth heaven piece co-produced by Gold Coast’s Soft Nylon, Sorry is just the beginning for Georgia.
CROCODILES CRY – LUCY KORTS
Soul-pop songstress Lucy Korts hits a homerun with her gorgeous and dazzling new single Crocodiles Cry. The Brisbane artist has delivered a mesmerising pop piece that holds a deeper meaning. Complimented by weaving melodies and RNB influence, Crocodiles Cry shows a new side to Lucy.
Listen to these goodies all in one go, with our Monthly Munchies Spotify Playlist below.
MONTHLY MUNCHIES – OCTOBER 2020
Monthly Munchies is a monthly compilation of the best new single releases by Queensland acts. Updated Weekly.