RHODES- Debut Album Wishes

"RHODES- Debut Album Wishes"

Blessed with a voice of stripped back, stop-you-in-your-tracks beauty, Rhodes releases his eagerly anticipated debut album ‘Wishes’ This September on Rhodes Music / Ministry of Sound/Sony Music.

Having honed the songwriting talent that has been clear for all to hear on his captivating early EP’s, ‘Wishes’ confirms the arrival of a major talent who has already been compared to artists as diverse as Jeff Buckley and Adele. The album is written entirely by Rhodes and produced by Rhodes and his long-term collaborator James Kenosha (Dry The River, Pulled Apart By Horses), with additional production by Drake producer Nineteen85.

Rhodes has travelled a long way in a short time building on what has been a phenomenal beginning to a career that promises longevity. He’s supported Ben Howard, London Grammar, George Ezra and Sam Smith while selling out his own shows including his biggest show to date at London’s Village Underground in March.

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The Paper Kites – TwelveFour

"The Paper Kites – TwelveFour"

Melbourne-based 5-piece The Paper Kites return with their sophomore album, twelvefour

Written entirely between midnight and four in the morning, twelvefour is a concept record that explores the theory that an artist’s creative peak lays within these hours.

In a pursuit to accomplish a bigger and bolder sound, the group travelled to Seattle to record with Grammy-nominated producer Phil Ek (Father John Misty, Manchester Orchestra, Fleet Foxes, The Shins).

twelvefour is lush and intimate: think drum machines, dirtier guitars mixed with soulful, smooth synth moments. Plentiful late night vibes.


  1. Electric Indigo
  2. Renegade
  3. Bleed Confusion
  4. Revelator Eyes                                               
  5. Neon Crimson
  6. I’m Lying To You Cause I’m Lost
  7. A Silent Cause
  8. Woke Up From a Dream
  9. Turns Within Me, Turns Without Me


Website – www.thepaperkites.com.au

Buy links –

Digital: http://smarturl.it/TwelveFour.IT

CD: https://www.jbhifi.com.au/music/browse/alternative/twelvefour/730523/

Vinyl: https://www.jbhifi.com.au/music/Whats-Hot/alternative/twelvefour-vinyl/766375/

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Facebook: www.facebook.com/thepaperkitesband

Instagram: https://instagram.com/thepaperkites

Twitter: https://twitter.com/thepaperkites

YouTube: https://youtube.com/user/thepaperkitesband website hosting information

Say Yes To Love

"Say Yes To Love"


With the marriage equality campaign squarely on the national agenda, Australian musicians have come together to support the cause by donating songs to the innovative Say Yes To Love Project.

Ivan Hinton-Teoh, Campaign Director for Australian Marriage Equality, said,

“Every day Australians are finding new and innovative ways to get behind the marriage equality campaign. I am delighted to be part of #SayYesToLove and I hope it inspires more to find their voice to champion for equality.”

The album’s executive producer, Michael McGlynn, said,

“Everyone should have the right under the law to marry the one they love. Australian musicians, bands and artists stand together with Australian Marriage Equality to #SayYesToLove.”

All tracks have been kindly donated by the Artists with proceeds going towards the Australian Marriage Equality Campaign.

Cafes are loving supporting this one…


1. Josh Pyke – Make You Happy
2. The Basics – What Do You See In Me?
3. John Butler Trio – Losing You
4. All Our Exes Live In Texas – Our Love Won’t Die
5. Katie Noonan’s Vanguard – Peace Is My Drug
6. C Major and Veneno – Por Tu Amor

7. The Cat Empire – Still Young
8. The Black Sorrows – A Fool And The Moon
9. Darren Percival – Lovelife
10. Playwrite – Whijaker
11. Wes Carr – People Of Peace
12. L-FRESH THE LION feat. Mirrah – The World Is Ours
13. Woodes x Elkkle – Muddy
14. Khanz – Deerhunter
15. Michael McGlynn – Diamond
16. Hannah Robinson – Realistically
17. Holden Brothers Travelling Circus feat. Dallas Holden & Katie Holden – Flying
18. The Blackbird Collective – No Other Plan
19. Bronte – My Word
20. Fiona Joy – Grace (Chill Version)


Suze DeMarchi – HOME

"Suze DeMarchi – HOME"

‘Home’ by Suze DeMarchi features duets with Jimmy Barnes, Russell Morris, Diesel, Tex Perkins and Dallas Frasca.
Marking exactly fifteen years since the enigmatic singer’s first solo album, the new studio offering is a collection of familiar songs about home, originally recorded by a diverse set of artists including The Clash, Stevie Ray Vaughan, Sheryl Crow, Adele, Ryan Adams and more.
These are the songs that have been close to Suze’s heart on her journey around the world and back home to Australia.
“Home was always on my mind. I’ve always been drawn to stories about home, and love many songs about home that resonate with me now as much as they did during the years I was away. To celebrate my journey I’ve recorded an album of these songs, with some friends, and with those I admire.”

A slight departure from her rock roots with the Baby Animals, and with the unlikely and ultimately perfect pairing of Shane Nicholson on production, ‘Home’ is delivered with the same passion that has earned Suze DeMarchi her iconic status in the Australian music history books.
“Home is where my roots lie, where my folks are, where my history remains, where the air is sweet, where my friends reside and where I kiss the ground when I step off that plane.”

1    Our House feat. Russell Morris
2    Come Home
3    Home (West Coast Version)
4    Hometown Glory
5    Get Home
6    Home (East Coast Version)
7    The Letter feat. Tex Perkins
8    The House is Rockin’ feat. Jimmy Barnes and Diesel
9    Safe European Home feat. bid ask Dallas Frasca
10  Homeless feat. Mick Skelton

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Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/pages/Suze-Demarchi/595765723775184

Twitter: https://twitter.com/chksingr

Josh Pyke – But For All The Shrinking Hearts

"Josh Pyke – But For All The Shrinking Hearts"

But For All These Shrinking Hearts is the 5th studio album from well-loved Australian singer-songwriter Josh Pyke.
With multiple ARIAs, APRAs, Gold records, & 4 top 10 debuts, Josh recently performed stunning shows at the Sydney Opera House with the Sydney Symphony Orchestra.

This new album could well be Josh’s finest to date – But For All These Shrinking Hearts is rich with total creative freedom – a newfound sense clearly reflected in the record’s spirit.

1. Book of Revelations
2. Songlines
3. Late Night Driving
4. There’s a Line
5. Momentary Glow
6. Hollering Hearts
7. Still Some Big Deal
8. Be Your Boy
9. When Your Colours Go
10. Doing What You’re Told
11. Someone to Rust With


Buy links

Digital standard: http://smarturl.it/JoshPyke.Album

Digital deluxe: http://smarturl.it/JoshPyke.Deluxe

CD standard: https://www.jbhifi.com.au/music/browse/pop/but-for-all-these-shrinking-hearts/722478/

CD deluxe: https://www.jbhifi.com.au/music/browse/pop/but-for-all-these-shrinking-hearts-deluxe-edition/722482/

Vinyl: https://www.jbhifi.com.au/music/Whats-Hot/pop/but-for-all-these-shrinking-hearts-vinyl/747360/

Social media links –

Facebook: facebook.com/joshpyke

Instagram: instagram.com/joshpyke

Twitter: twitter.com/joshpyke

YouTube: www.youtube.com/joshpykevevo ireland

Holy Holy – When The Storms Would Come

"Holy Holy – When The Storms Would Come"

Classic songs. Huge supports. Sold-out headline shows. International gigs. Raves from radio programmers, journalists and bloggers… Australian duo HOLY HOLY have experienced much even before launching an album. But now their debut, When The Storms Would Come, is finally here – and it’s vaster, and wilder, than anything they’ve aired to date.



  1. Sentimental and Monday         
  2. Outside of the Heart of it  
  3. A Heroine                 
  4. History                                      
  5. If I Were You                              
  6. You Cannot Fall For Love Like a Dog
  7. Wanderer                                       
  8. Holy Gin                             
  9. Pretty Strays for Hopeless Lovers
  10. The Crowd 


Website – http://www.holyholymusic.com/

Buy links –

Digital – http://smarturl.it/WTSWC

CD – https://www.jbhifi.com.au/music/browse/alternative/when-the-storms-would-come/722802/

Vinyl – https://www.jbhifi.com.au/music/Whats-Hot/alternative/when-the-storms-would-come-vinyl/747051/

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Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/holyholymusic

Instagram: www.instagram.com/holyholymusic

Twitter: https://twitter.com/holyholymusic

YouTube: http://www.youtube.com/channel/UCMkpj3rnUL-evXsLosROrkA?feature=watch




Leon Bridges-Coming Home

"Leon Bridges-Coming Home"

Leon Bridges-Coming Home

The album pre-order announcement and the release of the “Better Man” video comes on the heels of what can only be described as a pivotal month for Bridges. After making his successful festival debut at SXSW, he was awarded the prestigious 2015 Grulke Prize for Developing US Act. Immediately following that announcement, Bridges premiered his track River” in the new Beats commercial, which aired in the US, on ESPN surrounding the NFL Draft.

Leon then made his red carpet debut at the vaunted 2015 Costume Institute Benefit at the Metropolitan Museum of Art. Leon attended the exclusive gala as a guest of Vogue Magazine, with the New York Times noting that Bridges was “…looking sharp as we expected”.

Bridges, a trained choreographer and dancer, is celebrated for his strong live presence. Fans have shown up in droves for his headline concerts; his New York City show at Mercury Lounge sold out in exactly one minute, followed by another sold-out show at Troubadour in Los Angeles. Leon will return to New York City for a Bowery Ballroom show on June 23rd, which sold out in six minutes flat.

Track List:

  1. Coming Home
  2. Better Man
  3. Brown Skin Girl
  4. Smooth Sailin’
  5. Shine
  6. Lisa Sawyer
  7. Flowers
  8. Pull Away
  9. Twistin’ and Groovin’
  10. River

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The Cafe Music Magicians – 7 Artists that You Just Can’t Miss

"The Cafe Music Magicians – 7 Artists that You Just Can’t Miss"

Walls with soothing palettes of timber, soft lighting and the aroma of freshly brewed cappuccino – your cafe is near about perfect; except for one little thing – the right cafe music. When customers walk into your cafe, they become an audience too. So, while you may have personal favourites, you need to be sure that your cafe music playlist strikes the right chord and makes for the perfect setting.
Sounds like a daunting task? Let us help you take a breather. Here’s a list of 7 artists that can work wonders with the atmosphere in your cafe:

1. David Sylvian

The English singer and main songwriter of the group, Japan has some eclectic solo albums to his credit like Gone to Earth and Brilliant Trees. Don’t forget to check out Silver Moon from Gone to Earth – it definitely makes for a romantic Saturday evening.

2. Paolo Nutini

The Scottish vocalist does not need much of an introduction. Music lovers, the world over, are familiar with his pop-rock, folk blues and soul rock renditions. Make sure to check out Sunny Side Up, These Streets and Caustic Love. His songs are jaunty yet full of emotion-packed lyrics. Show some love to your weary Monday lunch customers with his funky Pencil Full of Lead single.

3. Jessica Mauboy

The famous Australian R&B singer is known for her number-one single, Burn. Jessica’s Been Waiting has been certified platinum, plus it makes for some foot-tapping cafe music for a spirited Friday evening. Also, did you know that Nescafe marked 75 years of their brand by becoming the official sponsor of her To the End of the Earth tour? Coffee and Jessica’s music seem to blend well, eh?

4. Paul Kelly

Nothing speaks Australian better than Paul Kelly’s music. From Bluegrass to folk and country, Paul’s style of music has spanned across genres impressively. Don’t miss his albums Under the Sun and Wanted Man. Paul’s hit single To Her Door makes for some great sing-along music just in case you’re thinking about a Karaoke Thursday.

5. Paul Schoenfield

The American artist is known for beautifully fusing contemporary and folk with classical symphonies. His music defines sophistication. Give a listen to his composition, Cafe Music – something apt for a mid-week, Wednesday evening when your customers could use some soothing yet finger-snapping rhythm. In case, you like opera style, check out the brilliant crescendo in Dog Heaven (Four Parables).


6. Sarah Blasko

ARIA Music Awards’ best female artist of 2009 for As Day Follows Night, Sarah’s style of music is Indie-rock and Indie-pop. Her songs are popular for their clarity of instruments. Check out her number Perfect Now from The Overture and the Underscore – you could easily imagine someone on a worked-up Tuesday afternoon indulging in the moment with its soulful lyrics and smooth drumming.

7. Guy Sebastian

The only Australian artist to have 6 number-one singles, Guy Sebastian is a clearly a Soul and R&B sensation. His hit album, Armageddon has been widely popular for all the right reasons. Add Angels Brought Me Here to your playlist and there’s a pretty strong chance of finding a cosy couple swooning over it on a relaxed Sunday evening. You’re also likely to find another couple listening intently to Sebastian’s hard-to-turn-down invitation with Come Home With Me for some tips.
There! It isn’t very difficult after all, is it now? Just keep some good music and your customers in mind. Then, all you need is the passion to serve them the best topped with some fine tracks and great food, of course..

2015 Digital Releases

"2015 Digital Releases"

This years Digital playlists have included a wealth of Australian and International talent, from Anna Mannering’s debut single to Fijian Troubadour Knox the tunes have been finding many fans across the countries busy cafes.

You can hear a selection of our ‘Digital Editions’ on the sound cloud playlist below

Stay tune for our updated charts and new monthly releases.


Kelly Clarkson-Piece by Piece

"Kelly Clarkson-Piece by Piece"

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Playing now in cafes across the country.

Following the triumphant Stronger, Kelly Clarkson offers some of her finest work to date.

Filled with towering hooks and a host of stunning guest artists Piece by Piece finds the American Idol Champion at her most intimate.

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