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#TrustedForTaste Best Songs of The Week — May 7th

Each week, we receive countless submissions of exciting new music, so we’ll be taking you through a weekly wrap up of all our favourite new tunes every Friday called #TrustedForTaste.

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Little Simz releases new single ‘Woman’ featuring Cleo Sol

Kendrick Lamar.

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First Beige pay tribute to their spiritual home of Black Bear Lodge in euphoric nu-jazz single

Despite a pandemic immediately halting the global music industry in 2020, Meanjin/Brisbane six-piece First Beige managed to have their most successful year yet.

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Hockey Dad return to the pub, rocking out Sydney’s The Landsdowne.

I missed the lonely sight of a drum set, an amp stack, a pedalboard, and a microphone all set up at the end of a bar, all waiting to rock.

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Sycco, Hope D, Young Franco and more win at Queensland Music Awards

Taking place last night in Brisbane’s Fortitude Valley, the 2021 Queensland Music Awards (QMAs) was a long-awaited coming together for the music community to make history.

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Folamour taps SG Lewis for new single ‘Lost In Space’

Following on from the release of his upcoming album’s title track, ‘The Journey’, Folamour is today joined by UK disco-pop sensation SG Lewis for new single ‘Lost In Space’.

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The Importance of Queer Spaces, Ethos and Shandy: Talking two years of one of Brisbane’s best queer parties with Sweaty Baby

“Shandy: A popular beverage; half beer, half lemonade.

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Flight Facilities are back in 2021 with their new single ‘Lights Up’ featuring Channel Tres

Oooo baby they’re back.

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Dociyle delivers intergalactic techno and garage with out-of-this-world debut EP ‘Devs/Deus’

Dociyle is the name of the new solo project by Meanjin/Brisbane producer Shannon Mavrik.

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KUČKA on self-acceptance, remaining universal and her long-awaited debut album ‘Wrestling’

So often the cliche of saying an artist is “pushing their sound” is used, but in the case of KUČKA it rings true — no one else is making music like her.

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PREMIERE: MICRA strip back their latest single ‘Undercover Lover’ in new acoustic live video

Sydney based rising pop duo Micra comprised of Ivana Kafedjiyska and Robbie Cain, recently blessed us with their cathartic single ‘Undercover Lover’.

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Triple One prove their class with ‘Time After Time’ Like A Version

Off their back of their groundbreaking debut album ‘Panic Force’, Sydney based rap stars, Triple One have again wowed fans with their impressive Like A Version, covering Cyndi Lauper’s ‘Time After Time’.