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LUCA BRASI – BORDERS AND STATELINES

  A Tasmanian punk band named after a notorious mobster released by a fast-becoming-iconic record label in Melbourne. Luca Brasi have just released their excellent album “By A Thread” through Poison City Records. It’s an album of punk rock with a killer pop sensibility. It may not be re-inventing the wheel but it’s applying a tried…
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ELIZABETH ROSE – SENSIBILITY

  Elizabeth Rose has mentioned in a number of interviews that one of the main influences on her music is early-2000’s R&B and pop – Destiny’s Child, Mariah Carey, Aaliyah, Xtina and the like. On our first listen of ‘Sensibility’ those influences come through so strongly that we could envision the track on early 2000’…
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THUNDAMENTALS – SO WE CAN REMEMBER

  The rise of Thundamentals feels like it has been more measured than that of their melodic Australian hip hop contemporaries – maybe it’s just a sign of doing things a little differently. A little more humble. A little less brash. So it’s nice to see them kicking some mega-goals of late. Their new album So We…
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Australia Council continues support for Independent Record Labels

Great news! For the second year running the Australia Council For The Arts have released a round of funding results specifically in support of Independent Record Labels nationwide. The latest grants see 11 labels share in over $400,000 with an average of around $38,000 each. The labels funded are Chapter Music, Future Classic, Head Records,…
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JOIN US AT INDIE WEEK 2014

AIR, Sounds Australia and the PPCA are now seeking expressions of interest from Australian independent labels to take part in a delegation to the American Association of Independent Music’s (A2IM’s) Indie Week 2014 in New York City this June. Last year a 10 member Australian delegation attended the invite-only conference for indie labels; networking and dealing with some…
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