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May 08 Artists Of The Week (May 8 – May 15)

If you’re like us, going a week or two without discovering new artists should make you uncomfortable. But don’t fret, we’ve got you covered. Last week, we introduced you to M.O, Kerri Watt, Tori Kelly, and Odessa. This week, we have a brand new set of impeccable ‘Artists Of The Week.” They are Oh Wonder (chosen by Archie), Luv’Rell (chosen by Reneé), Laura Roy (Haley’s pick) and Daniel Johns (Sarah’s Choice). We have taken time out to discover these artists, search and share information about them, enough to introduce them to you in detail. Please take time to read and...more

May 01 Featured: Daniel Johns

Daniel Johns is a 36 year old singer/songwriter from Newcastle in Australia. He started his career at 15 years of age with 2 of his school friends as the lead singer in a band that would go on to become one of the most successful Australian bands ever – Silverchair. Throughout the years with the band he became a prolific figure in the music industry, not only in Australia but abroad, winning 21 ARIA Awards with the group along with various songwriter of the year awards. Silverchair parted ways in 2011 (sad face) and during the years since Johns has...more

Apr 30 Album: Daniel Johns – ‘Talk’

Australian music icon Daniel Johns has taken to Twitter this morning to reveal the title and artwork for his new album. The debut solo album for the former Silverchair frontman is titled ‘Talk‘ with a release date of May 22nd. The new album follows on from Johns’ EP ‘Aerial Love’ which was released earlier in the year. The EP was more soulful pop than the rock style we’ve become accustomed to from him. Johns has spent the last few years experimenting with different styles and sounds so we expect the album to cross a variety of genres. Pre-order your copy...more

Mar 12 Listen: Daniel Johns – Aerial Love (EP)

Australian singer/songwriter/music icon Daniel Johns has released his new 4 track EP ‘Aerial Love’ today. The title track ‘Aerial Love‘ was released as a single last month and the additional 3 tracks are, as expected, magnificent. Johns has left behind his rocker ways that saw him rise to fame as the frontman of one of Australia’s most successful bands, Silverchair. His new EP has a more soulful pop feel than the rock style we’ve become accustomed to.

Jan 29 Listen: Daniel Johns – “Aerial Love”

Former Silverchair frontman and Australian rocker Daniel Johns has returned to the airwaves with his new solo project ‘Aerial Love‘. The 4 track EP is available for pre-order now and is set for release on March 13th, with the title track received upon pre-order or you can purchase the song individually. This is the first release from Johns in 8 years, with the last one coming under the name ‘The Disocciatives’ – a duo he formed with Australian electronic artist Paul Mac. He has appeared as a featured artist as recently as last year, teaming up with rapper 360 on...more

Jan 16 Video: Daniel Johns Covers the Nirvana Classic ‘Smells Like Teen Spirit’

Daniel Johns, the former Silverchair frontman, took to the stage at Triple J’s Beat The Drum Festival earlier today in Sydney to perform a cover of the Nirvana classic ‘Smells Like Teen Spirit‘. Nirvana fans are regularly hesitant to accept anyone covering songs by the band, feeling that it goes against the memory of Kurt Cobain, the lead singer who took his own life a little under 20 years ago at the age of 27. Daniel Johns performed a stripped back version of the song, taking the stage with just his piano along with 1 band member who was playing...more