Lauren Housley was born and raised in Rotherham, South Yorkshire. Although she was a shy child, she always possessed a strong desire to perform on stage. By the age of 10 she was a National Dance Champion and began moving into theatre acting shortly afterwards. Her passion to sing and write songs came unexpectedly at around the age of 14, Her influences spanning the broad spectrum of guitar music, stemming from her Elvis fanatic dad who raised her on the sounds of the king. Spending a lot of her formative years between Rotherham, after moving to Manchester, Lauren developed a cultured appreciation of the Northern music scene, drawing inspiration from the thriving music culture in which she was cocooned. She has since teamed up with childhood friend, Steve Pycroft, where they began hosting a night at Matt and Phreds Jazz Club in the Northern Quarter called Soul Sessions.Continue reading
Australian Rich Latimer has a passion for music and projects that promote consciousness, connection, positive messages and nature. At 41 years old he describes himself as a ‘heartist’, which is someone who lives, creates and cooperates from the heart. He has a strong belief that ‘music changes people and people change the world’. So strong in fact, that he has it tattooed on his arms. Rich is like a ‘Swiss Army Knife’ when it comes to “awareness”, having many skills and doing everything in a sharp way.Continue reading
German pop starlet Leony has released her new music video for her latest single, ‘Boots’. The video – which premiered exclusively worldwide on Girlfriend Australia yesterday – was shot in Australia across locations in the Gold Coast & Byron by ARIA award winning director Matt Sharp. Written by Leony alongside David Björk, Andreas Moe (Tiesto, Hardwell, Avicii), & Elina Stridh (Maroon 5], the song’s anthemic hooks and jubilant, explosive lyrics convey empowerment and sticking to one’s beliefs. Continue reading
Showing a whole other side to his artistic brilliance, Andrew Rayel teams up with super producer Garibay for this new, steamy and pop-scented single. With Jake Torrey on vocals and a flurry of laidback grooves and catchy guitar plucks to boot, ‘Last Summer’ is bound to be the best one yet!Continue reading
After a massive few weeks touring overseas, Aussie’s Mashd N Kutcher are back kicking off their Australian tour and have just dropped their NEW Music Video for: ‘Don’t Stop Believin’ feat Addison!
Mashd N Kutcher return with a modern reinterpretation of the Journey classic: ‘Don’t Stop Believin’! Part DJ’s, part live instrumentalists, this keyboard and drummer duo from Brisbane Australia, have cemented their name as one of the most prominent Australian electronic music acts of recent years. Three short years after they began, Mashd N Kutcher became one of the most talked about acts in the industry, consistently touring across: Australia, Asia, New Zealand, North America, South America and Europe. From multiple DJ Mag Top100 clubs, to international festivals such as: Ultra Music Festival, s20 and Electric Love Festival, Mashd N Kutcher have now amassed a whopping 700+ live shows. Continue reading
James Arthur has released the official music video for his single “You Deserve Better”. The video was shot in Australia and directed by Phillip R. Lopez. “You Deserve Better”. The track, which has accumulated over 16 million audio streams to date, was written by James with superstar songwriters Camille Purcell and TMS.
He’s back! Our boy GOTTA returns with fresh music, this time teaming up with Tiana for Daddy Is Home. Thumping kick drums, cheeky vocals and quality dance floor grooves!
Legendary songwriter, recording artist and performer Paul Simon will release his 14th studio album – IN THE BLUE LIGHT – on September 7th through Sony Music Entertainment Australia. Produced by Simon and Roy Halee, who have worked together since the 1960s, the album features a talented cast of musicians who have joined Simon to lend fresh perspectives on 10 of the artist’s favourite (though perhaps less-familiar) songs, drawn from his unparalleled body of work and is available for pre order. Continue reading
Melbourne based singer-songwriter Mani Blu announces the release of his debut single ‘Turn Off The Radio’, a striking, grand new release, effortlessly fusing synth-pop influences with a modern flavour. The ballad draws influence from David Bowie’s ‘The Rise and Fall of Ziggy Stardust and Spiders from Mars’ while Blü’s style as a whole seeks to encompass Warholian Pop Culture that is rarely seen in today’s music. “I wrote ‘Turn Off The Radio’ in about 40 minutes when I was just 19, the idea of the song was so strong for me” says Mani on the single. “The song is a double entendre for mental health and toxic love, for me ‘radio’ represents a transmission, a signal from one person into outer space, and ending up at the receiver, but all I wanted to do was cut those signals off” ‘Turn Off The Radio’ is a twisted love story that drips with an emotion and rawness unique to Mani Blü, introducing him in the most emphatic way possible.Continue reading