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triple j's Hottest 100 Volume 24

Now in its 24th year, triple j’s Hottest 100 remains the most talked about and listened to radio event of the year, counting down the hottest songs of 2016.

2016’s Hottest 100 saw a record number of votes placed. At over 2.2million it was up a whopping 7.6% on last year. Of those staggering votes, there was one song which rose above the rest to claim the top spot – Flume’s ‘Never Be Like You (feat Kai)’.


This year’s Hottest 100 Volume 24 is packed full of 40 of the year’s biggest and best songs and wraps up another huge year in music on this awesome double album!

CD1

1.  Flume - Never Be Like You {Ft. Kai}

2.  Amy Shark - Adore

3.  Tash Sultana - Jungle

4.  Hilltop Hoods - 1955 {Ft. Montaigne & Tom Thum}

5.  Violent Soho - Viceroy

6.  DMA’S - Believe (triple j Like A Version 2016)

7.  Childish Gambino - Redbone

8.  Peking Duk - Stranger {Ft. Elliphant}

9.  Illy - Papercuts {Ft. Vera Blue}

10.  Milky Chance - Cocoon

11.  Catfish And The Bottlemen - 7

12.  The Weeknd - Starboy {Ft. Daft Punk}

13.  Pnau - Chameleon

14.  The Smith Street Band - Death To The Lads

15.  A.B. Original - January 26 {Ft. Dan Sultan}

16.  Miike Snow - Genghis Khan

17.  The xx - On Hold

18.  Big Scary - The Opposite of Us

19.  D.D Dumbo - Satan

20.  Camp Cope - Lost: Season One

CD2

1.  Montaigne - Because I Love You

2.  SAFIA - Make Them Wheels Roll

3.  Sticky Fingers - Our Town

4.  Kingswood - Creepin 

5.  Glass Animals - Youth 

6.  The Avalanches - Frankie Sinatra 

7.  Gretta Ray - Drive

8.  Dune Rats - Bullshit

9.  RÜFÜS - Say A Prayer For Me

10.  MAC MILLER - Dang! {Ft. Anderson .Paak}

11.  Ali Barter - Girlie Bits

12.  King Gizzard & The Lizard Wizard - Gamma Knife

13.  Cub Sport - Come On Mess Me Up

14.  Broods - Heartlines 

15.  The Amity Affliction - All Fucked Up

16.  Client Liaison - World Of Our Love

17.  Maggie Rogers - Alaska

18.  Dope Lemon - Marinade

19.  Gang Of Youths - Strange Diseases

20.  MØ - Final Song

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ABC KIDS is the renowned home of trusted, quality entertainment for Australian Preschoolers. Parnets and children alike have grown up with this much loved, iconic Australian brand. So following on from the success of volume 1, 2 & 3, The Best of ABC KIDS Vol 4 features 27 tracks from all your favourite ABC for Kids Music artists including The Wiggles, Justine Clarke, Giggle and Hoot, Play School, Nay Nay, Jay Laga’aia, Bananas In Pyjamas plus many more.Track Listing:Justine Clarke – Dancing Pants 3:50Nay Nay – Bubble Pop 2:12Play School – What Do You Think My Name Is? 1:34Bananas in Pyjamas – Good Morning 1:56Giggle and Hoot – Hoot! Hoot! It’s a Lovely DayAli McGregor – A-Tisket A-Tasket 1:40Sesame Street – Elmo’s Song 2:29Alexander the Elephant 1:55The Outback Aussie Show – Jump Like a Kangaroo 1:47Animals Rock – Green Tree Frog 2:39The Wiggles – Ready Steady Wiggle 0:33Rhys Muldoon – Bumblebee 2:29Giggle and Hoot – The Gigglemobile 1:20Bananas in Pyjamas – B-a-n-a-n-a-s 2:28Nay Nay – I Have a Voice 2:43Emma! – Ballerina, Ballerina 1:06Alexander the Elephant – Red Ant Sandwiches 2:07The Outback Aussie Show – Making Music with My Friends 2:03Rhys Muldoon – Bob the Bear 2:39The Wiggles – Who’s in the Wiggle House 1:31Justine Clarke – Song To Make You Smile 2:23Animals Rock – The Happy Horse 3:16Jay Laga’aia – Five Little Ducks 2:11Play School – Down in the Meadow 2:00Sesame Street – Rubber Duckie 2:25Jay Laga’aia – Open Shut Them 1:43Ali McGregor – The Lion Sleeps Tonight 2:46
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Saturday Night Country, hosted by Felicity Urquhart is the flagship Country Music Program on ABC Local Radio – airing nationally every Saturday evening. The 6th release in this annual series will highlight the best of the program over the past year featuring leading local and international country music artists.Featuring artists showcased on the program including Adam Brand & the Outlaws, Catherine Britt, Troy Cassar-Daley, Shane Nicholson, Ruby Boots, Jasmine Rae, Luke O’Shea and many moreTrack Listing:Shane Nicholson – Hermannsburg 3:17Mustered Courage – The Future (feat. Audra Rae) 3:50Catherine Britt – Happier Day 2:57John Flanagan – High On High 3:26Ruby Boots – Wrap Me in a Fever 3:32Troy Cassar-Daley – Freedom Ride (feat. Paul Kelly) 3:37Bennett, Bowtell & Urquhart – I Hear Them All 2:59Anita Ree – Heck 3:05Kelly Cork – If I Could 3:23Gretta Ziller – Rust & Bones 3:27Davidson Brothers – Lost in Amsterdam 4:02Suzannah Espie – Mother’s Not Feeling Herself Today 3:14Pete Denahy – Singin’ Shoes 3:55Fanny Lumsden – Land of Gold 3:41Lachlan Bryan & The Wildes – Travelling Companion 3:04Michael Waugh – Mafeking Hill 4:38Jemma & The Clifton Hillbillies – Killing Time 2:48Aleyce Simmonds – Greatest Companion 4:32Adam Brand and the Outlaws – I Fought the Law 3:04Jed Rowe – Fire 4:16Jasmine Rae – Eggs in a Basket 3:07Luke O’Shea – Begin and End in Love 2:55
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Behind the piano’s tidy array of black and white keys, there is a whole world of wonderful music. This album is the perfect introduction to the piano and its magic, bringing together familiar favourites and new discoveries.ABC Classics and ABC Kids present the My First album series – a collection of classical works selected to delight and inspire younger listeners and start a journey through the wonderful world of classical music.
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Classical music opens up a whole new world of imagination and delight. From the majesty of the orchestra to the delicacy of the piano, music helps us to sing, dance and dream. This album is the perfect introduction to the timeless tunes of the great composers.ABC Classics and ABC Kids present the My First album series – a collection of classical works selected to delight and inspire younger listeners and start a journey through the wonderful world of classical music.
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Melbourne outfit Sweet Jean will release their new album Monday to Friday on Friday 13 May. Co-written by Sime Nugent & Alice Keath, the album ranges from expansive, vintage synth-driven songs about space exploration to jangly, straight-shooting narratives of everyday life.Monday to Friday is a collection of 10 elegant songs that build on Sweet Jean’s reputation for evocative songwriting and razor-sharp harmonies, balancing deft lyricism and poetic references with crisp pop gems and candid observations.
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Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart was the most famous composer who ever lived. While he was still a child, he played the piano and violin so well that kings and queens throughout Europe asked to hear him perform – and throughout his life he composed hundreds of pieces that are still some of the best-known and best-loved tunes ever written. This album is the perfect introduction to the joys of Mozart’s music.ABC Classics and ABC Kids present the My First album series – a collection of classical works selected to delight and inspire younger listeners and start a journey through the wonderful world of classical music.
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With the highly anticipated follow up to his #1 Country album ‘Wired’ (2015), which included two #1 country airplay singles; Travis Collins is set to shine brighter than ever in 2016 with his new album ‘Hard Light.’‘Hard Light’ moves everything up a gear, with Travis himself digging deeper than ever before – not only with his vocal abilities, but also as a musician and most notably here, a songwriter.A captivating and refreshingly real collection of songs that show the HARD side of sharing personal struggles but also the LIGHT in embracing them to produce incredible strength and character.
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Kate Ceberano has long been one of Australia’s most successful and admired artists and now fans can have the ultimate Kate Ceberano collection, with a 3 CD-set of 53 songs spanning her entire career, including all of the hits and a number of new songs.Kate Ceberano ‘Anthology’ is the ultimate collector’s item and Mothers Day gift – celebrating one of Australia’s greatest ever performers!Track Listing:CD 1:PashTrust MeLove Don’t Live Here AnymoreBraveYoung Boys Are My WeaknessLove DimensionBedroom EyesChangeAll That I Want Is YouI Won’t Let You DownLove Is AliveYesLet Me InChampionTrue RomanticSee Right ThroughThat’s What I Call LoveFeelin’ AlrightCD 2:We’ve Only Just Begun from movie The CastleI Don’t Know How To Love Him with John FarnhamBeautiful LifeFalling Slowly with David CampbellCalling YouThere’s Nothing Wrong With Being Wrong SometimesThe Cake And The Candle with Paul KellyLiving With LiesTime To ThinkLove And AffectionYou’ve Always Got The Blues with Wendy MatthewsCry Me A River with Wendy MatthewsMagnetYou’re Gonna Lose HerBring It OnEverything’s Alright with John Farnham & Jon StevensHelp (Live)CD 3:Song For YouUnchained MelodySleep SongSunburnThe First Time Ever I Saw Your FaceThrow Your Arms Around MeSince I Fell For YouAt LastA Natural WomanMy One And Only LoveSkylarkHeroes with Phil CeberanoShe Will Be LovedStars & SatellitesSo Much BeautyIt’s Only Christmas with Ronan KeatingLittle RobinEmmanuel / Holy Night with Mark Vincent
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‘He was certainly the oddest person I’ve ever known,’ said Stravinsky.Stately and serene, Erik Satie’s Gymnopédies offer music of radical simplicity and transcendent beauty, from a composer who defied convention in his music and in his personal life.This album is part of 1000 Years of Classical Music – a series of 100 volumes charting the history of music to be released on ABC Classics. More information can be found at the project’s website; www.1000YearsofClassicalMusic.com.TRACKLISTINGERIK SATIE 1866–1925  1–3. Trois Gymnopédies4. Je te veux (I Want You)5–7. Gnossiennes Nos 1–3 8–10. Sonatine bureaucratique (Bureaucratic Sonatina)11–13. Gnossiennes Nos 4-614. The Dreamy Fish15. Le Picadilly (La transatlantique)16–18. Nocturnes Nos 1-319. Poudre d’or (Gold Dust)20–22. Embryons dessechés(Dried-Up Embryos)23–28. Pièces froides (Cold Pieces)29. Allegro Stephanie McCallum piano
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'The human soul dreams of being cradled like a child' – Faure’s Requiem offers a radiant and tender vision of heaven, comforting audiences far beyond the composer’s original Parisian congregation.This album is part of 1000 Years of Classical Music – a series of 100 volumes charting the history of music to be released on ABC Classics. More information can be found at the project’s website; www.1000YearsofClassicalMusic.com.TRACKLISTINGGABRIEL FAURÉ 1845–19241-7. Requiem8. Cantique de Jean Racine9–12. La Naissance de Vénus (The Birth of Venus)Sara Macliver soprano • Jenny Duck-Chong mezzo-sopranoPaul McMahon tenor • Teddy Tahu Rhodes bass-baritoneCantillation • Sinfonia Australis • Antony Walker conductor
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Performed by ARIA-Award winner Tamara-Anna Cislowska and the composer herself, Butterflying is the first major survey of the piano music of Elena Kats-Chernin.Ever since her childhood in Uzbekistan, the piano has been – in her own words – Kats-Chernin’s ‘best friend’. At the age of six she wrote her first piano piece, Lullaby, which she later revised for her youngest son and is presented on this album as Lullaby for Nick. From this work to pieces written in 2015, Butterflying presents the full range of Kats-Chernin’s extraordinary compositional palette: irresistibly lyrical works such as Waltz of Things Past and Butterflying (originally composed for the opening ceremony of the 2003 Rugby World Cup), rags and waltzes, and iconic works such as Eliza Aria and Slicked Back Tango. The album features 14 world premiere recordings.Many of the pieces are performed solo by Tamara-Anna Cislowska. Others are presented in versions for piano four hands, with Elena joining Tamara-Anna to resume their long-standing friendship and collaboration in performances which are half-composed, half-improvised.Born and raised in Uzbekistan and now a resident of Australia, Elena Kats-Chernin is one of the world’s best-loved and most prolific composers. Her music featured at the opening ceremonies of the 2000 Sydney Olympic Games and the 2003 Rugby World Cup, whilst her Eliza Aria became known to a generation of Britons when it was featured in the Lloyds TSB ‘For the Journey’ ad campaign. In 2015 her widely-praised opera The Divorce was premiered on ABC TV.Tamara-Anna Cislowska is one of Australia’s most acclaimed pianists, and in 2015 won the ARIA Award for Best Classical Album for her survey of the solo piano music of Peter Sculthorpe – an album which also won Editor’s Choice in BBC Music Magazine and was described as ‘a profoundly affecting release’ by Gramophone magazine.TRACKLISTINGCD11. Butterflying2. Afterwards†3. Conversation†4. Russian Rag in A minor†5. For Richard†6. All Things Conspire7. Eliza Aria†8. The Rain Puzzle9. Vocalise10. Lullaby for Nick†11. Waltz of Things Past12. Cinema13. Marcato†14. Slicked Back Tango†15. Blue Tears16. Autumn17. Black Tie  CD21. Dance of the Paper Umbrellas†2. Scherzino†3. Blue Silence4. Zerno†5. Play Properly6. Russian Toccata†7. Adrift8. Naive Waltz9. Chorale10. Schubert Blues11. The Rain Puzzle: Many Hands Remix†12–14. Sunshine Journal† Tamara-Anna Cislowska piano†Works for piano four hands: Tamara-Anna Cislowska and Elena Kats-Chernin pianoFeaturing 14 world premiere recordings.
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Sibelius’s mighty Finlandia is a triumphant celebration of the ancient beauty of Finland and the proud independence of her people.This album is part of 1000 Years of Classical Music – a series of 100 volumes charting the history of music to be released on ABC Classics. More information can be found at the project’s website; www.1000YearsofClassicalMusic.com.TRACKLISTINGJEAN SIBELIUS 1865–1957 1–4. Symphony No.2 in D major5. Symphony No.7 in C major6. FinlandiaAdelaide Symphony OrchestraArvo Volmer conductor