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GoSet is proud to announce that it has signed a record deal with hot overseas rock band DeWolff for Australia and New Zealand. DeWolff have been rocking some of the biggest festivals in Europe and plan to unleash their hammond organ fuelled brand of psychedelic rock downunder with a tour in 2012.  GoSet will strategically release their single, Don’t You Go Up the Sky to select radio and media in January 2012 and the album, Orchards/Lupine in the coming months.  Stay tuned for news of their single and album release and tour dates and check out their Australian website at

La’i releases Daylight Breaks EP

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GoSet is proud to announce the CD release of a fresh voice on the international music scene –  La’i (pronounced La-ee).  Growing up on the beaches of Australia and Hawaii, La’i has developed a signature sound that, combined with her pure voice, has drawn comparisons to her Hawaiian neighbour Jack Johnson and the late singer Eva Cassidy.  The Sydney and Boston based teenager’s debut EP, Daylight Breaks, is a collection of original songs and interpretations representing her life up until now.  The record has been named after the very first song La’i wrote at age 14 after a sleepless night. 
A lot of my spare time at school was spent in a boarding house, sitting on my bed with my guitar and a notepad. I think these songs are warm and comfortable and I hope people will relate to them. 
The collection of songs also includes pieces originally recorded by A Fine Frenzy, Lucie Silvas and Sarah Humphreys. Capturing the honesty and magic within her songs and interpretations, the first half of the Daylight Breaks EP was recorded with her high school guitar teacher Rory O’Donoghue. The second half of the EP was recorded live at Trackdown Studios during Lai’s first visit to a professional recording studio. The EP has been mixed by Kathy Naunton who is best known for her work on Missy Higgins’ recordings.  La’i has been playing shows with Danielle Gaha and Danielle Spencer. 
La’i has found early support at local radio with two of her songs Place to Hide and Anywhere But here charting on the AirIT Airplay Charts: Top Ten Most Ordered Tracks for Radio airplay for consecutive weeks.  The EP debuted on iTunes top 5 singer/songwriter charts alongside Lai’s favourite artists, Laura Marling and Angus & Julia Stone. 
La’i is currently on a scholarship at Berklee, the prestigious Boston based Music College whose alumni include John Mayer.  The physical CD of Daylight Breaks can be purchased HERE at the GoSet Store.  Digital copies can be downloaded from iTunes. 

Street Warriors

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GoSet is proud to announce that the music video for Solid Rock by the Street Warriors featuring Shannon Noll has won Silver at the NSW/ACT State Awards for Cinematography held on Saturday 28 November at The Menzies Hotel in Sydney.  Shot by Matthew Chuang of Scope Red, on Red, the video was filmed on location in Gunnedah and pays homage to the Street Warriors’ ancestor, Red Chief Kangaroo.  The clip also features famed indigenous dancer Albert David.  Street Warriors have reworked the classic Aussie song combining hip hop verses and beats with rock guitars and a soaring vocal from multi-platinum vocalist, Australian Idol alumni Shannon Noll.

The rendition has earned them a Deadly Nomination for Single of the Year and has been hailed by acclaimed music writer Kathy McCabe as ‘An Anthem for our Times’.

 After making a name for themselves off the back of high energy, in your face Aboriginal anthems, Solid Rock is the first song that Street Warriors have written with a wider audience in mind. For this hip hop/rock interpretation of the song, the Street Warriors wanted to maintain the idea of respect – both ways. 

The original version of the song (written by Shane Howard of Goanna) won Best Single Of The Year in the 1982 ARIA Awards and was an anthem touching on the displacement of Aboriginal tribes during European settlement. Solid Rock became a worldwide hit and is considered to be the first rock song to extensively use the didgeridoo.

The Street Warriors version of the song was first unveiled at the opening ceremony of Australia’s biggest international indigenous festival, the Dreaming at Woodford building a buzz over the course of the festival as Street Warriors performed it on four consecutive nights to huge crowds.  The original creator of the song, Shane Howard, who also replays his famous guitar riff on this version, joined Street Warriors on stage to perform the song at the Opening Ceremony at the Dreaming.  They have also performed it as a closing number for the Deadly Awards.

Solid Rock is the lead track from the Street Warriors’ debut album, Unstoppable Force, which features collaborations with #1 New Zealand hip hop act Nesian Mystik, acclaimed producer Josh Abrahams and Siva Pacifica goddess Robyn Loau.

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Street Warriors

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Arts Minister Peter Garrett yesterday launched the Street Warriors’ hip hop debut album, Unstoppable Force, in a media event at the Carriageworks, Eveleigh.  The event, hosted by Gadigal’s Brad Cooke, featured an interview and performance by the Street Warriors with special guests Albert David and Shane Howard, and a speech by the Minister.

 “Abie and Warwick Wright, who make up Street Warriors, are to be congratulated for their great album Unstoppable Force – the first produced with Breakthrough funding from the first round. It is a great achievement and a testament to their talent,” Mr Garrett said.
 Street Warriors were among a number of artists selected in the first round of the program by the assessment panel comprising music industry professionals Christine Anu, Rhoda Roberts and Rob Collins.
Mr Garrett also announced the second round of the contemporary Indigenous music program Breakthrough: Emerging Indigenous contemporary musicians recording initiative which will help three more artists/groups produce a professional CD for commercial release.

“Breakthrough is an initiative of the Cultural Ministers Council and in 2010 is providing funding of up to $25,000 for three emerging Indigenous musicians or groups to cover the costs of producing a professional recording that can be played on radio and sold commercially,” Mr Garrett said.

 “Music is such a great vehicle of expression and creativity for young Indigenous Australians and I can’t wait to see what new talent is discovered in 2010,” Mr Garrett said.
More information about Breakthrough is available at:
Media and guests were also treated to a performance by the Street Warriors that included special guests, Deadly dancer Albert David and Goanna’s Shane Howard for the Street Warriors’ current single, the re-working of the classic Goanna hit, Solid Rock. The recording features Shannon Noll and is available on the album. The album is shipping to stores from next week but is also available here online through the GoSet Online music store.