Posted On Sep 18, 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 usigned 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.
Melbourne's Ruby Gill has been around for a little while, but is now getting the recognition that her music so rightly deserves. With a gorgeous voice, and a highly-accomplished approach to composition and songwriting, Ruby Gill is going places. With her most recent song 'Cassiopeia' gaining some traction on triple j, you're going to be hearing plenty more of this brilliant muso in years to come.
Willaris K. is an up-and-coming producer from Northern NSW, and one name that you’ll want to remember for the future. The 23-year-old has been making music for a while now, finding a way to deliver luscious, dark ambient tunes right to your eager ears. While tracks like ‘Alchemy’ might take some repeat listening to full appreciate the full range of sounds and efforts that have gone into its construction, every listen is a journey that you’re glad you’ve taken.
Citing a range of influences that include Joni Mitchell, Glen Hansard, and Jeff Buckley, you can just tell that Didirri's music is going to leave you absolutely stunned. Mixed with some devastatingly good looks, Didirri's touching tracks tug at the heartstrings and draw you into a place that you never thought possible. Definitely a name you'll want to familiarise yourself with.
Melbourne’s Samsaruh might only be just 18 years old, but that hasn’t stopped her making music a huge part of her life. Having played music for five years, and having released her debut EP when she was 16, Samsaruh has been making waves recently thanks to her work with Just A Gent. Now with her new track ‘Golden To Thrive’, Samsaruh is undoubtedly set to be one name you’ll be hearing a lot more of.
Ruby Fields has been up and down on this list over time but has been sitting pretty the number one spot for a couple of weeks now. Thanks in part to the newly-released video for her amazing ‘P Plates’, Ruby Fields' addictively laid-back and chilled-out style is one that is winning her countless fans. With a national tour set to kick off pretty soon, you can bet your bottom dollar that this brilliant muso is going to deliver an absolutely phenomenal show that you’ll remember for quite some time.