triple j Unearthed
Discover the best new Australian music.
Unearthed is triple j’s award-winning initiative for discovering and sharing the best new Australian music.
Established in 1995, triple j Unearthed has successfully established careers for thousands of musicians nationwide and internationally. It stands alongside triple j’s reputation for discovering the best new Australian music for over 30 years.
Focusing on independent and unsigned artists, Unearthed is a music community open to musicians and public alike. It enables acts to upload and share their best tracks and newest songs with the ever growing community of music fans and musicians registered on the site. Since October 5th 2011, triple j Unearthed is also a full time digital radio station playing music sourced entirely from artists discovered on triplejunearthed.com.
Unearthed enables musicians to establish an audience in the highly competitive world of contemporary music. Through reviews, ratings, streams, downloads, and airplay on both triple j radio and triple j Unearthed digital radio, artists can find word about their music spreading very quickly. Artist profiles can also be further promoted through music lovers sharing their favourite songs and the music industry accessing Unearthed to discover the next wave of local talent.
Like the triple j presenters do, you can create playlists of your favourite Unearthed acts, sharing those playlists with friends.
To see the power and influence of Unearthed, check out our history section and see some of the now famous names that were first championed by triple j Unearthed.
Through triple j’s ongoing commitment to develop new Australian acts, regular Unearthed competitions are run to give musicians the chance to play in front of large festivals audiences, record their music professionally and attend industry events to educate them about the music business.
triple j Unearthed can be with you wherever you travel – read more about our mobile App that music lovers are using to stream and download thousands of free tracks each week. You can also access triple j Unearthed digital radio from the iPhone app and stream it online on triplejunearthed.com. For more imformation on digital radio please visit here: http://abc.net.au/digitalradio
There is a world of amazing talent lying within and waiting for you to enjoy.
Once you start scratching the surface, you’ll find it hard to stop!
If you want to hear some fresh sounds, the Unearthed website is
packed with them. Simply browse through the site, find music you like and start
listening! You can listen using the Unearthed Jukebox or download the tracks (mp3s)
straight to your own computer. You can also listen to our triple j Unearthed digital radio station playing 100% Unsigned and independent music 24 hours a day, 7 days a week.
Even better, if you register with Unearthed you will be able to
write reviews, rate tracks and create your very own playlist that you can email
to your friends. A healthy music scene relies on an active community base of supporters,
so register now and get active!
We’ve built the venue and invited the audience, but we’re relying on
you to get out there and strut your stuff.
All you have to do is sign up as an artist, upload your music to the site and voila!
You’ll get your very own artist page where people can find out about you,
listen to your music and tell you what they think. The only requirement is that
you don't already have a recording contract with a record company.
Once your music is on Unearthed it’s automatically in the
running for all the current competitions.
More about signing up in resources »
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