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Success Story: The Pierce Brothers

  The Pierce Brothers started their musical adventure by busking, and this year, their EP The Night Tree shot to No.1 on the Carlton Dry Independent Music charts. AIR invited the twin brothers – Jack and Pat Pierce – to share their experiences and their tips for success in independent music. By Angela Allan.  …
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Checking In: Violent Soho

  Violent Soho has had a massive year. Their album Hungry Ghosts peaked at No.6 and has been steady in the top 30 ARIA album charts, they’ve inked a US release deal for the record and played sold-out shows, all while balancing their day jobs.  AIR checks in with the Brisbane rockers to see just…
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Fund your way: Calling All Cars

  It’s a long way to the top – why not try a direct-to-fan funding platform? By Angela Allan. Melbourne three-piece Calling All Cars wanted to relocate to Europe but they didn’t want to be indebted to a record label, so they turned to a fan-funding platform. Here, bassist and vocalist Adam Montgomery shares the…
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RAINY DAY WOMEN – MARS

Rainy Day Women have produced the harmonious and melodic title track from their latest album ‘Mars’. Older cuts from Rainy Day Women, ‘Friends’ and ‘Ain’t It Time?’, are a bit of a contrast to this new tune. ‘Mars’ has those melancholy dreamy sounds that are just perfect for an afternoon in the sun! Rainy Day Women will soon…
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THE FURRS – MONEY

The Furrs are keeping our ears warm this winter with their single ‘Money’. Gabriella Cohen and Jim Griffin are the dynamic duo front man and lady, of this rock ’n’ roll, blues inspired five-piece band who have already had a busy year supporting the likes of Cults, DMA’s and will be jumping up on stage…
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BANOFFEE – GOT IT

Martha Brown is the genius behind electro-pop, RnB songstress, Banoffee. The new single ‘Got It‘ from Banoffee is almost crystal-like in its beauty and charm. A shiny futuristic-pop gem, that’s a little bit rough around the edges in the most perfectly-imperfect way. The distorted parallel vocals contrast against Martha’s beautiful voice, while the sparkly synth…
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Selected Listening for 2014: Joelistics

  Joelistics – rapper, writer, multi-instrumentalist, producer and member of alt-rap act TZU – released his sophomore album Blue Volume this year. So, in light of this, we asked him to raid his record collection (or digital playlist) to pick out his top 5 Australian independent releases of 2014.     Remi – Raw x…
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5 Moments in Independent Music

  From conquering far-off lands with their music to an unlikely pairing, here are 5 moments in Australian independent music that had everyone cheering over the past year. Compiled by Angela Allan.   VANCE JOY LOVES YOU WHEN YOU’RE DANCING Vance Joy picked up two awards – Breakthrough Artist and Best Independent EP for God…
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Make It or Break It: Vance Joy

Vance Joy, Breakthrough Artist winner at the 2013 Carlton Dry Independent Music Awards, tells us what things you can do yourself as an indie artist and when it’s time to bring in some professionals to help you out. By Angela Allan   As an independent artist, what can you do yourself when you’re starting out?…
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