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BetterInColor is an independent creative platform, designed to unite and showcase the amazing talent of the Australian music community, created by Raphael Miguel Canillas and the Messiah Studios Team.


We ultimately believe in Australian musicians and their art, our goal is to revive and empower that music community through connection and the presentation of their music.

BetterInColor aims to bridge genre and cultural gaps within the music community,  allowing for the discovery of the exceptional talent of original artists and bands within Australia. Subsequently, we strive to elevate the artists and musicians featured through a collective association. 

Our intention is to present a non biased  and extensive range of Australian musicians, understanding that we are committed to creating a safe and inclusive space through transparent dialogue and actions.

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Get ready for the extravagant, talented and show stopping Clara Fable!

Singer, song-writer, DJ and burlesque queen, are a few of the titles held by our incredible September BetterInColor artist Clara Fable.

Coming onto the scene with her first single in 2020, Clara Fable has since released four more tracks with no signs of slowing down. Clara told us during her interview that her schedule has been packed with collaborations, live shows and studio time with more original music to come.

Bringing her style and flare to her BetterInColor session, Clara performs ‘Monster’, an original track written with artist Lexxe stripped back in an acoustic rendition. ‘Heart Shaped Box, a cover from the famous band Nirvana and treating us with an un-released original ‘DNA’. (See it here first)

Accompanying Clara Fable in her performances are session musicians; Stephen Zrnic on guitar, Tyler Azzopardi on drums, Julian Sanchez on synth/keys, Francis Yoon on Cello and Hana Tan on Violin. 


This undeniable talent is set to creep her way into your playlists, make sure to check out the full performances via the YouTube page and keep up to date for one of Clara’s up coming shows.​

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Sydney based and Mid North Coast born singer songwriter and multi-instrumentalist Josh Needs blurs the lines between surf, hard rock, blues and alternative genres.


Continuing to impress with his unique sound and musicianship, Josh Needs first came onto the scene in 2018 and has since released 7 singles and a 14 track Album in 2020 tiled ‘Afterglow’.


Performing with his own band, Josh Needs brings us is latest 2022 single ‘Silver Sheets’ and treats us to two debut live performances of his unreleased tracks ‘Smoke & Mirrors’ and ‘Yesterdays News’

Accompanying Josh Needs in his performance is his own band; David Andrew on keys, Charlie Collins on acoustic and bvs, Karl Serna on Bass, Charlie Kurthi on drums, Dean Ray on lead guitar and bv’s and joining Josh for his BetterInColor performance session musician and cellist Francis Yoon.


For his BetterInColor July 2022 session Josh Needs captivates with his powerful emotional vocals and outstanding guitar and instrument work. Watch the full show below and keep an eye out for more on this rising talent.

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