New Music Monday- 29 March 2021
New music hitting our playlists this week includes Amy Shark, Drax Project, Lady Hawke, Co- Stanza, Vistas and so much more!
It is that time again, New Music Monday. This week, our playlist has a range of new music from your favourite artists and some you may have never heard of. Maybe you will find your next favourite song or artists!
In spot number one this week, we have Amy Shark with Baby Steps.
Amy Louise Billings, professionally known as Amy Shark, is an Australian indie pop singer-songwriter-guitarist and producer from Gold Coast, Queensland. From 2008 to 2012, her early solo material was released and performed under the name Amy Cushway. Her 2016 single “Adore” peaked at number 3 on the ARIA Singles Chart and was also listed at number 2 on the Triple J Hottest 100, 2016.
Spot number two went to Drax Project with Over It.
Drax Project is a New Zealand band that formed in 2014. Recording a mix of jazz, R&B and pop music, the band came to prominence in 2017 with the single “Woke Up Late”, which was certified triple platinum by RIANZ while the 2019 version featuring Hailee Steinfeld was certified triple platinum in Australia.
Phillipa Margaret “Pip” Brown (born 13 July 1979), better known by her stage name Ladyhawke, is a New Zealand singer-songwriter and multi-instrumentalist. She took her stage name from Richard Donner’s 1985 film Ladyhawke.
Brown was part of the Wellington-based band Two-Lane Blacktop (2001–2003), before moving to Australia where, in 2004, she formed the art-rock band Teenager with Nick Littlemore of Pnau. In 2007 she moved to London but relocated to Los Angeles around 2013.
Brown’s debut solo album, Ladyhawke, was released on 22 September 2008 through Modular Recordings and topped the RIANZ Albums Chart. It spawned five singles of which “My Delirium” was the most successful. At the ARIA Music Awards of 2009, Ladyhawke won Breakthrough Artist in both album and single categories.
Broods is a New Zealand music duo made by Georgia Josiena Nott, her older brother, Caleb Allan Joseph Nott. They released the single “Bridges”, which went to No. 8 on the New Zealand single chart and signed with Capitol and Polydor Records. They released their self-titled debut EP, Broods, on 30 January 2014, which was followed by a full-length album, Evergreen, on 22 August 2014. They have also had the chance to tour with some big named celebrities over the course of their career.
Spot number four goes to Co-Stanza with I Don’t Mind.
Jack Costanza but professionally known as Co-Stanza is currently posting cover videos and original songs on youtube and on Spotify as it is his dreams to make music and share it with the world.
In spot number five, we have Vistas with Retrospect.
Vistas are a Scottish alternative, the indie rock band from Edinburgh, Scotland. They released their debut single, “Calm” on 23 March 2018. They released the single “Retrospect” in May 2018. Their debut EP, Hello was released on 26 July 2019. They released “Teenage Blues” on 26 November 2019 as the lead single from their debut studio album. “Sucker” was released as the second single from their debut studio album. Everything Changes, in the End, was released as their debut studio album on 29 May 2020. The album peaked at number two on the Scottish Albums Chart and number twenty-one on the UK Albums Chart.
Check out the full playlist below!