From the layered swagger of Monster Cat and the lush, slow-burning melodies of Pleasantry to the earworm inducing retro rock of The Pinholes and Atlas' intriguing melange of genres, the current crop of releases by home-grown bands are certainly a mixed bunch of quality sounds.
Check out their music and tell us - what do you think of their music and do you think that home-grown bands have the chops to take over local radio airwaves?
Monster Cat - Take Me To Love
Pleasantry - Owls
The Pinholes - Long Live Rock N Roll
Atlas - SubsceneTV's The TVSessions