Local Canbera Band Manilla Green JJJ Unearthed Success!

janstolic 19 December 2007 8

While surfing the JJJ Unearthed website on Thursday night I was astonished to find that a local band called Manilla Green was 16th on the overall ‘Top 100 Chart” for the long running competition, with all their 3 possible entries in the top 5 on the Indie Chart. Unearthed is designed to give bands and musicians a chance to show their stuff to Australia and maybe get discovered by large recording companies. Canberra bands have done pretty well over the years and I am sure we will continue to maintain a high level of quality when it comes to local music!

Being involved in, and enjoying Canberran music for over 20 years has made me a worthy critic of sorts. I’ve visited Manilla Green’s Unearthed page and discovered that you can vote for each artist! I did this and would like to congradulate the boys Tim, Herman, Symo and Dylan for their fantastic work in the industry. the link is http://www.triplejunearthed.com/Artists/View.aspx?artistid=16864.

I hope to get to their Australia Day (26th Jan) gig in Glebe Park.

I wish the boys luck and hope fellow Canberrans can get the message out about these new talents in the region!

Jan Stolic, 42 Bruce

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8 Responses to Local Canbera Band Manilla Green JJJ Unearthed Success!
Symo Symo 12:12 am 22 Dec 07

Hey cheers ppl! This is Symo here from Manilla Green – the only member of the band who has thus far posted. Someone told me about this little post. glad you dig the tunes! Thanks heaps. come to Glebe PArk for sure! We’ll be launching the new EP, come say hello if you feel the urge. did we add some live stuff to the podcast? I dont remember that. Did you lads get a chance to put the songs in the right order 😉

cheers all! We appreciate it

Maybe one day JJJ will play one of our songs 🙂

janstolic janstolic 11:54 pm 19 Dec 07

In regards to the second comment. I am not a member of this band or it’s fan club, I merely stumbled across them when visiting the website. One of my piano students alerted me to this website a few years ago and I’ve been interested ever since!

Merry Christmas everyone!


Fluges Fluges 10:07 pm 19 Dec 07

Hey, thanks. Those MP3’s sound really cool!

August Winters August Winters 3:31 pm 19 Dec 07

Thanks. Listening.

johnboy johnboy 2:58 pm 19 Dec 07

For the live sound you should check out the podcast we did with them.

August Winters August Winters 2:30 pm 19 Dec 07

I am now. Though I will reserve complete judgment until I see them live. Some producers actually earn their wage.

Mr Evil Mr Evil 1:44 pm 19 Dec 07

August, are you a member of this band, or their fan club? 😉

August Winters August Winters 12:46 pm 19 Dec 07

This band is Fantastic. I need to get out more.

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