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Felinedown, Nine Sons of Dan and Grand Atlantic are next up :uncharTED Live, Coolangatta Hotel 29 August 2009

Tooheys Extra Dry uncharTED LIVE is off to a flying start and next to take stage are FelineDown, Nine Sons of Dan and Grand Atlantic at The Coolangatta Hotel, Gold Coast on Saturday, 29 August 2009.

uncharTED LIVE is a series of weekly gigs held around Australia to showcase the registered uncharTED talent pool, which features up and coming solo artists and bands. Any artist who has registered on the uncharTED website is eligible for a spot on the bill.
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Sunday Selection: Ellington : 5th July 2009

LifeMusicMedia Sunday Selection is your weekly view to Queensland Artists

Ellington    After their debut EP The Joy We Keep In earned them some dedicated fans, Ellington worked relentlessly to start recording a batch of new songs they could develop even further – and introduce to a wider audience. Enlisting the help of producer Matt Malpass (Copeland, Lydia) and some special guest stars (Matthew Thiessen (Relient K), Jeff Turner (Say Anything) and Leighton Antelman (Lydia)), the six-track record sounds phenomenal for a duo self-releasing it. Jake Bosci’s warm and inviting vocals barely register a whisper above the atmospheric, dream-like guitar work, moving away from the meloncholic self-loathing most indie-pop bands center on, instead focusing on love and all the senses it manipulates with its gentle embrace. “She said it’s not hard to fall in love / The hardest part is proving that love is what you wanted / and what you’ll need for the rest of your life,” sings Bosci on “Wide Awake and Smiling,” glimmering with sentiment and optimism.

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uncharTED Semi-finals Amost Up… Vote Now and Support and Aussie Band!

uncharTED    The uncharTED semi-finals are almost up! A few weeks ago Tooheys Extra Dry uncharTED competition 1 2009 presented Australia with the Top 10 emerging artists chosen by a combination of public votes and uncharTED media partners. uncharTED is now preparing to step into the final round, and is getting set to reveal the Top 3 finalists on 16 June.

Six Sydney artists Bridgemary Kiss, The Falls, OnlyTheSeaSlugs, The Deer Republic, Death Mattel and Sui Zhen, Melbourne-based bands Foxx On Fire and Hot Little Hands, Perth outfit French Rockets and Brisbane band Ellington are all competing for a spot in the Top 3.
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The Top 10 Artists have been chosen!

uncharTED    For the last four weeks Tooheys Extra Dry uncharted competition 1 2009 round 1 has been live and kickin’, showcasing the country’s Top 50 emerging artists, which were selected from over 2,300 entries. Round 1 has come to an end with the announcement of the Top 10 semi-finalists – as voted by you!

The Top 6 publically voted artists are (in no particular order) Sydney bands Bridgemary Kiss, The Falls, OnlyTheSeaSlugs and The Deer Republic, Melbournites Foxx On Fire and Perth band French Rockets. They will be joined by the four media pick bands, Brisbane band Ellington (The Music Network), Sydney-siders Death Mattel (MTV), Melbourne outfit Hot Little Hands (MySpace) and Sydney songstress Sui Zhen (Street Press Collective). This fine collection of Australian emerging artists are now waiting for your vote, and each has the chance to strut their stuff at this year’s Splendour In The Grass, as well as winning an artist development package worth $25,000! Visit www.uncharted.com.au to look at and listen to the Top 10, then vote for your pick of the pack.

The voting slates were wiped clean bringing all the artists to the same playing level for this round, so register and start voting to make sure your favourite semi-finalist has a chance of making it through to the Top 3 announced on 16 June. This time around there is SMS voting, an uncharTED mobile site and artists widgets that you can upload to your social networking profile, go to www.uncharted.com.au for details. You can submit one vote per hour and the more you vote, the more chances you have at winning prizes.
To vote, or get more information and exclusive content, visit www.uncharted.com.au, or the mobile site – http://uncharted.mobi