Australian Music Is Bloody Great: Luca Brasi

Australian Music Is Bloody Great: Luca Brasi

Luca Brasi share some Australian music you can't refuse

Where do you hear great new Australian music these days? Community radio is one crucial outlet and Amrap – the Australian Music Radio Airplay Project - offers Australian musicians a pathway to airplay from the hundreds of community stations to a weekly listenership of nearly 6,000,000 people. Go to to get your music to thousands of presenters using the site each month to find new Australian music. If you haven’t got your music on Amrap, what are you waiting for? Community radio uses Amrap to source Australian music for airplay. You can discover all the great Australian music championed by community radio on the Community Radio Plus App, featuring the diverse range of community radio stations nationwide in one handy spot!

Amrap’s national radio show Australian Music Is Bloody Great features Australian artists presenting their favourite recent Australian music. Australian Music Is Bloody Great’s previous hosts range from Dune Rats to Sampa The Great to Phil Jameison.

We’re proud to team up with Amrap to bring you Australian Music Is Bloody Great as a Pilerats feature!

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Written by Cameron Menegoni

Tasmanian rock powerhouse Luca Brasi  recently released their sixth album, The World Don’t Owe You Anything. It's a set of tracks that showcases the band's signature sound: powerful riffs and driving drums, captured through an introspective look at self-worth and fist-pumping missives of determination and strength. The band's Patrick Marshal shares some insight to the sounds on the album by taking us through some recent Australian music favourites.


01 Drench

First up we’re going to listen to Slug by Drenched. Drenched are young legends from Launceston who we’ve seen at shows since they were pups (we’re old men now). Writing interesting and energetic tunes while flying the Tassie flag high, what more could you want?

Bec Stevens - Big Worry

02 Bec

Bec’s an old, old mate of ours and she’s been writing awesome songs since longer than I can remember. Seeing her get these songs out there and seeing people start to appreciate them is so gratifying for all of us. She’s got a huge powerful voice, writes incredible songs and we just love her as a human. We can’t get enough of her.

OK Hotel - Easy To Say

03 OK Hotel

OK Hotel combine catchy writing and power. Big wall of sound live and ripper, punchy songs. We’ve been lucky enough to tour with these wonderful people and see them do this every night. I’m totally obsessed with this band and how hooky these melodies are.

Eaglemont - Vodka Pineapple

04 Eaglemont

Eaglemont is the real deal. She writes songs that remind me of youthful adventures that seem like a distant dream now. Hopeful, sad and nostalgic all at once. Her voice is absolutely amazing, we love her so much.

CLEWS - Lean Across


Clews just rule. They write super-super smart pop songs and never miss the mark. They have really catchy melodies and really well-crafted songs. Lean Across is the perfect example of this. If you haven’t seen it, the film clip is also so good, check it out!

Teen Jesus and the Jean Teasers - Girl Sports

07 Teen Jesus

Teen Jesus just bloody rule. They’re finally getting the credit they deserve, flying the flag and we’re so stoked about it. They’re such a great live band and this song I reckon is a perfect combination of heavy riffs, catchy melodies and sweet harmonies. I reckon this band kicks ass, enough said.

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