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|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.
The Top 10 Artists have been chosen!
|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
Sydney songstress Sui Zhen is media pick of The Street Press Collective
|Over the past few weeks Tooheys Extra Dry uncharTED has been showcasing Australia’s Top 50 emerging artists, hand-picked from over 2,300 entries by our esteemed industry panel and A&R team. The competition 1 winning act will see themselves onstage at Splendour In The Grass 2009, plus win an artist development package worth $25,000. Register online right now and vote for your favourite artist – it’s the last week of voting, so get in there quick!|