TAKING OFF in 3…. 2…. 1!
SEED Volume 8 is officially out now.
Starring eight tracks from electronic pop to acoustic folk, this year our compilation album was largely mixed and mastered by Queensland Conservatorium Popular Music lecturers Brendan Anthony and Caleb James. Special thanks also needs to go to local legend Paul Blakey from 12th and Vine Post for your assistance in preparing these tracks for release! Thank you so much.
You can stream and download our latest compilation for FREE via Bandcamp.
To infinity and beyond, our eighth volume features 8 acts, ready to take you on a trip around the genres. This year we welcome the following acts to our roster - Aurelia Leon, Gabrielle Kerr, Jarom, Malia Stirling, Mimi Bailey, Patrik Williams, Viølet Child and Yonder.
Over the coming weeks we will be getting better acquainted, but for now, here is a sneak peek of the talent joining us this year…
Aurelia Leon is a young, self producing, singer songwriter from the city of Brisbane. Her music is a blend of smooth pop and soulful vocals.
Her music is influenced by artists such as Meg Mac, Sabrina Claudio and Billie Eilish.
Get to know Aurelia Leon:
Gabrielle Kerr speaks truths; the young raconteur is an old soul watching this new world spin.
Her introspective lyrics will draw you in as she crows the blues, hints of folk and rock in the songbird's melodies. Telling tales of life, death and all things in between.
Get to know Gabrielle Kerr:
Gold Coast based artist Jarom describes himself as the Tequila of the music industry. He combines RnB and Autotune to make a tasty margarita of musical goodness.
Drawing inspiration from SZA, Ghosted and red wine, Jarom provides chill vibes with no strings attached.
Get to know Jarom:
Malia Stirling’s sound may best be described as folk pop, however it is her unique rich vocals that set her apart.
With her classical vocal training influencing her sound, her subtle blues undertones and her soulful storytelling will transport you to a serene forest and touch your heart.
Get to know Malia Stirling:
Born in Adelaide, Mimi 19, is a country-pop singer/songwriter who now resides on the Gold Coast.
Writing about heartbreak and the change of seasons, her sassy country tunes, she finds influence in Australian country icon, Kasey Chambers, and the powerhouse trio of the Dixie Chicks
Get to know Mimi Bailey:
What do you get when you combine soulful folk with Alternative rock and a dash of Shoegaze? One answer: Patrik Williams.
Armed with his acoustic guitar ‘Django’ and smooth vocals, he delivers a truly one-of-a-kind performance unlike anything you’ve ever seen before.
Get to know Patrik Williams:
Viølet Child is an electronic music producer and songwriter from Brisbane, Australia.
With a focus on creating a juxtaposition of the new and old, Viølet Child combines elements of 1960's Jazz, contemporary electronic music, hip hop, RnB and pop.
Get to know Viølet Child:
YONDER is a rock band based on the Gold Coast, Queensland.
The four piece seamlessly combines anthem rock in the vein of U2 and Toto with the edginess and extravagance of Radiohead and Queen, alongside melodious ballads and soft rock sensibilities of Coldplay and Billy Joel.
Get to know Yonder:
To kick off a stellar year, we are happy to announce two concert series this year - one at QPAC and another on the sunny Queen Street Mall in Brisbane City, for The City Sounds.
Our QPAC series will kick off on Friday 26 April, starring out of this world sets by our electronic connoisseurs Viølet Child and Jarom.
Later this year, we are teaming up with The City Sounds to showcase our artists in Queen Street Mall from Friday 12 – 14 July. Stay tuned, as full line ups will be coming your way soon.
In the meantime, indulge in this years album, and let us know what your favourite tracks are using #SEEDGRIFFITH
Friday 26 April
Music from 5.30-7.30pm
QPAC - Green Jam
Viølet Child + Jarom
Friday 21 June, 5.30–7.30pm
QPAC - Green Jam
Friday 12 July – Sunday 14 July
The City Sounds - Queen Street Mall