Needle In The Hay Spotlight: AGUM



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Unveiling a little NITH gold, in the form of ethereal singer songwriter Agum, an emerging rising star who effortlessly captivates hearts and minds with her killer vocals.

Happy Mag’s NITH competition proudly illuminates the extraordinary talents of our cherished treasures, and among them, prepare to be swept away by the ethereal melodies and soul-stirring vocals of Agum. This rising star’s music serves as a testament to her unyielding dedication to artistic authenticity.

Agum, or Hannah to those on a first name basis, made a powerful entrance onto the music scene with her debut release, leaving no doubts about her status as a formidable presence. Her recent single, “Say It,” showcases her fearless spirit as she fearlessly forges her own path, crafting her artistry on her own terms.


But Agum’s story extends far beyond her music—it is as captivating as the songs themselves. From the very first moment her serene and soulful voice caresses your ears, you cannot help but pause and surrender to the raw honesty and uplifting songwriting that she unveils.

Comparable to iconic acts such as Erykah Badu and Minnie Riperton, Agum possesses an enchanting talent and an irresistible melodic vitality. Her gifts have garnered recognition on the airwaves, including notable appearances on Triple J’s Soul Ctrl with Tyrone Pryor.

Furthermore, she has graced stages across the nation, accompanying the incomparable Delta Goodrem on her transformative “Bridge over Troubled Dreams” journey.

Notably, Agum has also had the privilege of opening up for distinguished artists such as Cap Carter and Bella Taylor Smith on their national headline tour, in addition to gracing the intimate and renowned space of Sofar Sounds. With each remarkable opportunity, Agum further solidifies her reputation as an artist destined to command the stage and leave an indelible impression.

Needle In The Hay is a competition run by Happy Mag, giving one artist the chance to win 250 copies of their single on 7-inch vinyl. To enter or find out more, click here.

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