The Unearthed High Report Card: Week 3!
There's less than three weeks to go to throw your hat in the ring for Unearthed High 2018!
This week, High School Super User Isabella Moore invites triple j Unearthed's Music Director Dave Ruby Howe on the show for a mid-comp report, talking trends and highlights so far. Plus, you'll hear from returning acts like Nancie Schipper and Stevan, as well as a cool brother-sister collab featuring a very familiar Unearthed name!
It's episode three of the Unearthed High Report Card, and it's jam-packed with gold.
School: Warnersbay High
Sounds Like: Skegss
Izzy Says: Can hear how big a fan of Skegss you are in this one and I LOVE IT! I bet you guys would go oufffffffffffff live!
School: Saint Andrews Anglican College
Sounds Like: Flume, Wave Racer
Izzy Says: The way Sahara's voice fits over this massive beat and the way you've manipulated her vocals is epic. Love love love this and getting some early Flume feels (think Bring You Down with George Maple).
School: Warrnambool College, Warrnambool
Sounds Like: Gretta Ray, Kacey Musgraves
Izzy Says: How do you just keep getting better and better? Catch me absolutely BLASTING this one on a Sunday arvo road trip. Love how you've made this story with a lot of emotional weight so sunny and reflective.
School: The Illawarra Grammar School
Sounds Like: The Internet, noname, Chance The Rapper
Izzy Says: You've tapped into that wonderful sound that you can hear in artists like The Internet and Moses Sumney that always fills me with so much joy. Love how breezy your vocals are on top of this beat as well!
School: Burwood Girls High School
Sounds Like: Mallrat, Khalid
Izzy Says: Backseat late night scuzzy feeeeeeels here! This one is a cruiser but still super dingy (in the best way) at the same time.
School: Newtown High School Of Performing Arts
Sounds Like: Travis Scott x SHOCKONE
Izzy Says: This one's a bit huge and the fact you're my age making music this good just WOW. Keep killing it.
School: St Columba's College (Essendon), St Bernads College (Essendon)
Sounds Like: Hole, Bikini Kill, Camp Cope
Izzy Says: I LOVE EVERYTHING ABOUT YOU GUYS! Also "glitter garage" is my new fave thing.