The Unearthed High Report Card: Week 6!

The Unearthed High Report Card: Week 6!

It's natural to leave your homework to the last minute.

After 100+ uploads pouring in over the final weekend, Isabella Moore returns with a handful of highlights.

Meet a Perth rapper who got the *nudge nudge* from last year's winner Arno Faraji to get his tunes out there, plus something for all the Lorde fans - you'll get introduced to a solo artist out of Lismore who's bringing serious dark pop vibes.

Hear more from these talented teens below.

SAMETIME - When You Come Down

School: Pacific Lutheran College, QLD
Sounds like: Ball Park Music, Arctic Monkeys, Jake Bugg
Izzy says: Those SEVEN years of playing together really come through in your sound because it is SO TIGHT AND POLISHED! This one totally brightened up my bad day, so THANK YOU!

Hawi73 - FIFA {ft. MARS}

School: Lumen Christi Catholic College, WA
Sounds like: A$AP Rocky, Playboi Carti
Izzy says: I, admittedly, don't know the first thing about FIFA but this song SLAPS so I think I'm going to have to look into it now. Thankful that Arno gave you a nudge to upload your tunes BECAUSE PEOPLE NEED TO HEAR THIS P U R E F I R E!

merci, mercy - Be

School: Jindabyne Central School, NSW
Sounds like: Billie Eilish, Clario, Rex Orange County
Izzy says: This is real special and sophisticated songwriting that is really tapping into that new wave of chill teen superstars like Billie Eilish and Rex Orange County. You have the most wonderful voice.

Burnoutband - Get Out

School: Trinity College, Gawler, SA
Sounds like: Frenzal Rhomb, NOFX, Green Day
Izzy says: You guys are too cool for me so I'm honestly too scared to even say anything but THIS IS SUCH A SOLID AND FUN TRACK! YEEEEEET!

Sycco - Emergency Patron Hotline, Part 2

School: Lourdes Hill College, QLD
Sounds like: Hiatus Kaiyote, King Gizzard and The Lizard Wizard, Pink Floyd, Jordan Rakei, Tom Misch
Izzy says: I hear every bit of detail and effort that went into this one and your voice is so unreal. I'm hanging out for more from you Sycco!

Alex Vann - Daydream

School: Rosny College, TAS
Sounds like: washed out surf pop, Hazel English, The Radio Dept.
Izzy says: You remind me of Day Wave from a few years back and I love the sad surf feels.


School: Trinity Catholic College Lismore, NSW
Sounds like: BANKS , Billie Eilish, Lorde, Chet Faker
Izzy says: Yep yep yep I AM INTO THIS! A little bit of Portishead coming through in that production which I'm ALL OVER! Really strong vocal presence too. Thank you for this gem of a song!


School: Blaxland High School, NSW
Sounds like: Drunk Mums, Ex-Cult, Bass Drum of Death, These New South Wales, Ty Segall
Izzy says: Give me some of your coolness, teach me your ways. This one is FEARLESS and has a tonne of guts to it!