Line Up

Alexander Black

Adelaide musician Alexander Black combines pop production aesthetics with a singer songwriter craft to produce attitude giving, energy filled works with meaningful messaging.

Sharing music focused towards queer, sexually and gender diverse people, Alexander hopes to inspire emotional growth and understanding.

Alexander is largely inspired by a mix of modern indie pop band The 1975, queer pop artists Troye Sivan, MUNA, and The Japanese House and more classic singer songwriters like Phoebe Bridgers, Father John Misty and Bob Dylan.

Broken Waves

Adelaide indie-rock band, Broken Waves, are hot off the heels of their debut EP, ‘Turning Point’ and most recent single, ‘Sunburn’. The group have eagerly been building their foundation in the Adelaide music scene over the past couple years and are ready to make a splash with an array of fun—fuelled, energetic live shows.

With a recurring theme of mental health throughout their catalogue, Broken Waves also advocate and act on raising awareness at any chance they can. Tune in, as this is only what the band claims to be the beginning of a season of new material.


Hailing from Kaurna Land (Adelaide, South Australia), indie rock group Busseys are known to play instruments and make noises with their breath.

Their first release ‘Crystal Gazer’ quickly gained a following in Adelaide, helping them share the stage with Aussie acts such as Spacey Jane (WA), British India (VIC), Mosquito Coast (WA), and Aussie favourites Lime Cordiale (NSW) for three consecutive sold out shows.

Through their EP Pyjama Party and follow up singles Breakfast and Pretty Mind, the group has established a dynamic and energetic sound with their vibrant indie anthems.


With their unique blend of yearning guitars, echoic drums and uncompromising vocals, Coldwave have asserted themselves in Adelaide’s burgeoning post-punk scene.

Having previously shared the stage with notable local acts including Empty Threats, Colourblind and Raccoon City, the six-piece have proved their chops by pulling packed crowds in some of the city’s most beloved venues.

With a sound described by Triple J’s Dave Ruby Howe as “indignant post-punk pulse accelerant”, Coldwave are ready to take 2022 by storm with a fresh line-up featuring horns and a series of new releases.

Divebar Youth

…is the project of artist Vinnie Barbaro. This unique venture pushes the limits of music genres and has gained the attention of listeners and key industry figures with premieres, features and rotations across triple j, triple j unearthed, MTV Australia and Spotify AU/NZ. Vinnie began playing and writing music during his childhood and has been performing and producing music since his early teens.

He has shared the stage with national music icons, including Chet Faker, Lime Cordiale and Spacey Jane. In 2022, DIVEBAR YOUTH was selected by The Jungle Giants to feature in the ‘Smirnoff Ads for Artists’ campaign. His latest single, ‘MOJO’ featuring goyo from 1300 demonstrates his signature ‘genre-bending’ sound, which drew praise from music commentators for its daring creativity and attitude. With an exciting next chapter for the artist ahead, he is gearing up to release new music.


Keyan Houshmand is a guitarist based in Adelaide who has made a name for himself in the modern guitar community through his in-depth YouTube videos and quick-fire Instagram videos. Ranging from brain stuttering riffs to emotional solos, Keyan exercises his musicality to his dedicated viewers.

Handed a guitar at 5 years old, Keyan hasn’t put it down since. Now with over 4,000,000 views on YouTube, Keyan produces content for the modern guitarist from his bedroom. His 2022 debut release ‘Gradient’ earned him a Triple J play, a feature in PROG Magazine and serial acclaim from heavy enthusiasts the world over.


Lilac Cove

is a fresh, indie, nostalgic 5-piece from the southern burbs of Adelaide. From big, dreamy anthems to hip-moving head-nodding sensations, this collective is captivating, playful and hauntingly beautiful.

“Such poise and drama to your sound and I can see those London Grammar fans getting weak at the knees for this.” Declan Byrne, Triple J


Mums Favourite

Mums Favourite, a 5-piece group with serious musical chops, project deeply cultured and bluesy indie-rock songs into a tease of retro vibes and youthful attraction. With frontwoman and lyricist Sasha Theunissen, the honey dripping vocals, heart thumping bass and blues/indie/rock originals see them growing a solid following of all ages.

Playing together since 2017, the band continues to gain momentum in the local scene around Adelaide, selling out shows and carving their way into the music industry with well written songs, relatable lyrics and rhythms that swirl and change.

Their goal as a band is to share their music across the globe and encourage and empower non-male identifying musicians and engineers to seize every opportunity and pave the way.


Natasha Bianca

Natasha Bianca, a powerhouse Pop/RnB singer and songwriter from Adelaide, Australia. Her vocal journey started at the age of six when her parents enrolled her in voice lessons to help with her speech impairment, which then led her to discover her love for music and singing.

Today she has been recognised in Adelaide’s CityMag for “Adelaide’s best new music” with her debut single Girl Like Me. Her hit debut was referenced to global phenomenon’s Ariana Grande and Sabrina Claudio by notable press outlets, audollars and weareymx. She was also nominated in WAEVZ Top 50 songs of 2021, and had placed 8th on the countdown. Her second single ‘Missing You’ has featured on Triple J Radio’s ‘Soul Ctrl’ program, as well as being added to Spotify’s Fresh Finds AU & NZ playlist. She was also nominated as a semi-finalist in the International Songwriters Competition for one of her unreleased singles. As an advocate of mental health, she hopes to inspire and empower others to focus and chase their dreams through music. She believes “life wouldn’t be half what it is without music.”

Rob Edwards

Adelaide-based multi-instrumentalist and all-round hardcore coffee enthusiast, Rob Edwards blends the finest flavours of soul, jazz, and blues with deep lyrical content. Rob infuses his passion for culture and Indigenous roots and his family’s story through the stolen generation, with his heavy influences of John Mayer and new wave soul makers Hiatus Kaiyote, Jordan Rakei, and Tom Misch to bring a new side to the conversation.

Music is such a pure form of expression, and Rob has used his music to share his journey with mental health, with passionate subjects around PTSD and depression, and disconnection. As well as focus on his personal connection with healing and the future generations.



Sacredd is a female hiphop artist/producer from Adelaide South Australia. Sacredd experiments with a blend of bouncy trap drums and UK drill inspired production, combined with tongue in cheek type lyricism.


Sons of Zöku

Sons Of Zöku are an Adelaide-based hybrid tribe of Portuguese-born Ricardo Da Silva and Ica Quintela, and Australian-born Jordan Buck, Oscar Ellery, Eddie Hannemann, and Hannah Yates.

In heartfelt live performances they include sitar, flute, keyboard, percussion, tabla, and a yin/yang of unexpected dynamic changes.

“(Sons Of Zöku) draws influences from across the globe crafting a hypnotic haze of colourful kaleidoscopic sounds, wholly their own.” – Barry Gruff


Sunnyside Drive

These Adelaide boys have been kicking around the local scene for a little while now. Taking inspiration from many alt rock, indie and punk bands to create something refreshing. After the release of their first single ‘Beans on Toast’ the band took some time to focus on planning their sophomore single ‘Quicksand’, Triple J presenter Tommy Faith said they are “Somewhere between Violent Soho, Matchbox Twenty and Sum 41 you’ll find that middle section of a venn diagram with the name ‘Sunnyside Drive’ listed.”

The boys have been busy in the kitchen and are keen to put on a show for Scouted!


Twine is a noise rock/post punk band on Kaurna Land (Adelaide,SA) influenced by the experimentation of 90’s bands such as Unwound, Slint and The Dirty Three. Combining shimmering violins with outbursts of guitar feedback from an amp being pushed to it’s limits.