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Courtney Barnett, Seekae Named Amazon Artists To Watch In 2015

by Paul Cashmere on December 31, 2014

in New Music,News,Noise Pro

Melbourne singer songwriter Courtney Barnett and Sydney’s Seekae have been named Amazon’s Artists to Watch in 2015.

Amazon is showcasing Barnett’s ‘Avant Gardener’ track and Seekae’s ‘Monster’, offering both as a free download for a limited time.

“Taking the world by storm wouldn’t exactly fit Courtney Barnett’s slacker aesthetic, but her audiences are growing regardless. The Aussie singer-songwriter’s debut album, ‘The Double EP: A Sea of Split Peas,’ is rife with wry humor, slacker delivery and lo-fi indie rock instrumentation,” they wrote describing the new Australian talent.

They describe Seekae, “When it comes to musical propositions, few carry the risk of an instrumental band transitioning to new sound with lyrics. Minimalist Sydney electronic trio Seekae took that leap of faith in 2014 on their third album, ‘The Worry,’ and it worked. Laying Alex Cameron’s vocals over the trio’s ambient compositions have taken Seekae’s emotional expression to the next level”.

Sydney’s Flight Facilities have also been included in the Amazon Artists to Watch list.

Amazon has 20 songs available for free from their Artists To Watch for 2015. Download here

Amazon Artists To Watch in 2015

Arrows (feat. Macklemore & Ryan Lewis) – Fences

Say My Name (feat. Zyra)- ODESZA

When You Were Mine (feat. Tegan & Sara) – Night Terrors of 1927

Salt – Bad Suns

Come On Over – Royal Blood

Desire [Explicit]- Meg Myers

All Of The People – Panama Wedding

Dearly Departed (feat. Esmé Patterson) – Shakey Graves

Sunshine [feat. Reggie Watts] – Flight Facilities – Down To Earth

In Harmony – Ásgeir

One More – Elliphant feat. MØ

Go Buffalo- Like Swimming

Call Me – St. Paul & The Broken Bones

Shelter Song – Temples

Cold Feet Killer – My Goodness

Violent Shiver – Benjamin Booker

Avant Gardener – Courtney Barnett

We Can’t Ever Die – White Arrows

Lie To Me = Milo Greene

Monster – Seekae

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