The second part in Our Tim’s picks for who’s gonna shoot off into sparkly, international notoriety in 2017 – stay tuned for part three, and find part one here.

Joey Purp 

Sounds like: Chance The Rapper LIT AF at a house party.

A little about: Seriously, Chicago is quickly becoming the home of hip hop. Joey Purp is the latest off a long list of Chicago rappers changing the game. Check out his latest release iiiDrops for more.

For fans of: Chance The Rapper, Knox Fortune, Vic Mensa

Must-hear track: Girls @



Sounds like: A long walk; a slow kiss.

A little about: Melbourne lo-fi princess Purient will be playing her first shows later in the year, with a much anticipated EP to follow.

For fans of: Grimes, Banks

Must-hear track: Complete Me


Alexandra Saviour

Sounds like: If Alex Turner teamed up with Alison Mosshart instead of Miles Kane.

A little about: Haunting Los Angeles songstress Alexandra Saviour will release her debut record Belladonna Of Sadness in April, and if the Alex Turner influence wasn’t evident enough already, the Arctic Monkeys frontman also produced the record.

For fans of: Warpaint, The Last Shadow Puppets

Must-hear track: M.T.M.E



Sounds like: A barefoot moshpit at the beach – the perfect balance of chill and crazy.

A little about: You may already be vibing on WAAX; the Brisbane band have been copping some triple j airplay, and deservedly so.

For fans of: Siouxsie and the Banshees, Yeah Yeah Yeahs

Must-hear track: Same Same


Dumb Punts

Sounds like: Pack a pipe, rip a shoey and just relax, mate.

A little about: Pissfarts, regular farts, dad jokes, getting pissed, max chillin’, goon sacks, Bob’s Burgers, Geelong Cats, Brent doesn’t like sports, watching Brent attempt sport, and the occasional practise – a brief assessment of this raucous three-piece.

For fans of: Dune Rats, Drunk Mums

Must-hear track: Space Waster