Listen and Buy Local Music and support local artists.

Are you a fan of local music and want to help support our local talent? Put your  dollars in front of that support you feel for the local music industry by buying locally and giving your family and friends, and yourself, the gift of local music. As well as playing lots of local music on our radio show, we are also encouraging you to purchase copies of their Albums and EP’s, many of which have only been released in the last few months. Do yourself a favour and support local music!

Rain On Christmas Day

by Crow Mountain

Vocal duo Crow Mountain perform original, traditionally flavoured, folk tunes. Hailing from the Blue Mountains, Megan Legg (mandolin) and Ben Thomas (guitar and banjo) combine honey-dipped harmonies with delicate old-time instrumentation, painting tender portraits of human frailty, grit, sorrow, strength, love and redemption..

Buy the album on Bandcamp Here.

The Making of Me

by Imogen Clark

Imogen Clark fuses the best of indie pop and iconic rock, with the soul of an authentic singer-songwriter and a soaring voice perfect for her heartfelt anthems.

Buy the album on Bandcamp Here.

We Wish You An Aussie Christmas featuring Andie

by Jason Thornton

Jason is a prolific saxophonist/composer from Sydney, Australia.
He is fluent in all styles and has a uniquely varied stylistic approach to all his performances and compositions.
Andie (DEE) is also from the Blue Mountains and is a well known singer songwriter in her own right. (See her album below)

Buy the album on Bandcamp Here.

This Year’s Modern

by Gavin Bowles

Singer/songwriter based in Blue Mountains NSW. Debut album “This Year’s Modern” out now! Gavin is a favourite of Blue Mountains Live because his music recalls an era when music was intelligent but also fun and exciting.

Buy the album on Bandcamp Here.

Hey Stranger

by CJ Stranger

CJ Stranger is an exaggerated and more nuanced side of Local Blue Mountains Performer CAmeron Henderson, brought forth by exploring his new artistic persona. This array of re-purposed musical antiques allows CJ Stranger to sculpt a vivid and honest landscape for his musings.

Buy the album on Bandcamp Here.

The Ones That Got Away (rare & remixed)

by Jimmi Carr

Jimmi’s music is both original and accessible. He draws on a wide range of influences that move through Folk, Blues, Alt country and Rock. He displays an impressive pop sensibility and classic song writing skills. An eclectic Blue Mountains singer/songwriter who seems to be the regions answer to Zappa.

Buy the album on Bandcamp Here.

Chemical Rain

by Jimmi Carr | The Ones That Got Away (Rare & Remixed)

Midday Sun

by Peter Long

Peter Long is an Australian musician, composer and songwriter based in the Blue Mountains region west of Sydney. As a vocalist and performing member of the mens acapella group The Spooky Mens Chorale, he toured the UK in 2015 and in the Spooky Men’s first Australian national tour in 2017. He performs regularly in venues in the Blue Mountains and Sydney in Paper Sun and the The Winstons. 

Buy the album on Bandcamp Here.

Distracted

by Paperhill

Paperhill are a powerhouse Two-Peice folk-grunge dilemma, combining elements of the White Stripes, Soundgarden, Math-Rock and even Screamin’ Jay Hawkins.
Oliver Morley-Sattler (guitar/vocals) and Johnson Lorenzo (drums) give high energy, emotive and sometimes even political uplift with bright melodies and driving rhythms, sending feet tapping and hearts yearning.

From Katoomba, NSW, Paperhill bring a unique and exciting sound.

Buy the album through any platform available on DistroKid Here.

the tiny album

by andie

Fusing the best parts of jazz, soul and folk into one eclectic musical experience, singer/songwriter Andie will take you on a journey through her world of earthy textures, energy-infused melodies and sophisticated rhythms.

Buy the album on Bandcamp Here.

Sympatico

by Safire Palms

Formed originally from the myst* of the Blue Mountains comes a very funky four piece delivering the smoothest tunes for your listening pleasure. The band comprises of funk enthusiasts: Nick Macken, Rory Wilson, Riley Hunter and Bailey Brown putting the power of music into everyone’s palms with a jazzy, feelgood, upbeat and funky vibe for everyone to bop too. Their latest release ‘Sympatico’ sees them raising the bar yet again.

*Mountain Youth Services Team

Buy the album through any platform available on DistroKid Here.

Eagle & The Wolf

by Eagle & The Wolf

Built from heartbreak, forged on love. Two of the country’s finest songwriters, Sarah Humphreys and Kristen Lee Morris met and decided to make a life and music together. There’s nothing fancy or fake here, just open hearts, good songs and the truth. There is heartache. There is freedom. There is power. And together they are truly magical.

Buy the album through Bandcamp here

Ritual

by SideShow Annie

A circus of well rounded musicians who are fronted by a flamboyant, gutsy singer. This band should be heard, seen and never missed. Welcome to the SideShow.

Their new live album ‘Ritual’ is a testament to the extrordinary storm this band whips up everytime they perform live.

Buy the album through Amazon here

Real People

by Linda Mizzi

Linda Mizzi is a songwriter/storyteller and singer based in Katoomba in the NSW Blue Mountains. With an upfront and honest warm charm, Linda lets her muse wander where it may.  “Of course, music is far more porous than genre-definers would have us believe, and such is the case with her music”. Linda Mizzi is a folk style songwriter predominantly, but has strong undertones of country and blues in her music.  She tells real stories through her music – with strong lyric based songs; that are upfront, honest, quirky and sometimes even confronting. Some of her major influences are; Patty Griffin, Gretchen Peters, Lucinda Williams, Lori McKenna, Sheryl Crow, and Rickie Lee Jones.

Website: https://lindamizzi.com/

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LISTEN AND BUY LOCAL

Don’t forget you can also still get that local shop experience by visiting local record store the Velvet Fog and visiting their Local and Indie wall which is now building nicely with many of the items listed in our list.

THE VELVET FOG

Shop 1, 76 Bathurst Rd Katoomba, NSW, Australia 2780
thevelvetfog@bigpond.com

http://thevelvetfog.com.au/

0404 478 468

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