Triple J Unveils 2012 ‘Next Crop’
News posted Tuesday, December 6 2011 at 04:00 PM.
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The line between the also-rans on Unearthed Radio and the next batch of high-rotation festival mainstays has been drawn in thick red texta, with the announcement of triple j’s “Next Crop” for 2012.
Each year, our national youth broadcaster selects a group of local acts to routinely flog until they live up to the station’s prediction that they will “blow minds over the next 12 months”. Last year’s Next Crop included Kimbra, Papa vs Pretty, The Jezabels, Stonefield and Ball Park Music; all of whom took great strides in 2011 thanks largely to the support of none other than triple j.
Acts on this year’s list include Gold Coast outfit Bleeding Knees Club (pictured), who helped launch the M+N Lunchbox series in Brisbane; triple j “Unearthed High” winners Snakadaktal; multiple Queensland Music Award-winner/punctuation rebel emma louise; and Sydney’s Oliver Tank, who recently featured in New Noise.
TRIPLE J'S 'NEXT CROP' 2012:
Bleeding Knees Club
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