Posted On Oct 23, 2017
One of the greatest things about Australian music is the huge amount of support that we give our up-and-coming talent. With platforms such as triple j Unearthed, artists that would otherwise go unnoticed are able to catch their big break and go on to be come huge players in the global music game. Needless to say, it gives you a pretty good feeling when you look at some of the awesome talent our fine country has.
Of course, before they get to that world-beating stage, they have to start somewhere. So we've decided to take a look at the top five unsigned artists on triple j right now. Who knows, in just a few years you could see some of these acts playing some international festivals, and you'll be able to look back with pride as you remember when you first heard their awesome talent.
Timberwolf is the stage name of Christopher Panousakis, an Adelaide musician who has been delivering his bluesy, indie-rock style to the people for the past few years. Now, after finally beginning to get the recognition he deserves, Timberwolf is getting ready to drop the recordÍkaros on Friday, which will give plenty more listeners the chance to discover his unique style of music that folks have been falling in love with for years now.
One of the most popular young musicians going around right now, Ruby Fields is absolutely killing it right now. With a relatable approach to songwriting, and with a performance style that can only be described as being laid back and genuine, this young muso is going to be huge. With ‘P Plates’ still a triple j favourite, and a national tour coming soon, the future looks very bright for Ruby Fields.
Samsaruh just can’t get enough of the top spots on this list, with the young muso returning to the top three once more for another week. Still going strong off the success of her exceptional track ‘Golden To Thrive’, you’re going to be hearing plenty more from Samsaruh in the years to come, giving her the success that she well and truly deserves.
Do you like your music loud? What about gutsy, an with a no-holds-barred approach that leaves you so exhilarated that you feel like you’ve run a marathon after listening to just one tune? Then Press Club is exactly the sort of band that you’ve been looking for. Having supported some brilliant Aussie bands lately, including Adelaide’s West Thebarton, who themselves featured on this list recently, Press Club are undoubtedly set to take the reigns as one of Australia’s biggest rock bands in no time.
Cub Sport are absolutely unstoppable right now, and that’s just fine by us. Having released their excellent second record,BATS,after an outstandingreception to their debut record,This Is Our Vice,last year, the group have scored a top position on this nifty little list. With a fresh, soulful approach to their music, Cub Sport have been bringingin more and more fans at every turn, giving them a fanbase that is only appropriate given all the hard work they’ve put into their craft over the years.