INDEPENDENT LABEL SINGLES
1
Flume Feat. Kai
Never Be Like You
2
The Rubens
Hoops
3
Marcus Marr & Chet Faker
The Trouble With Us
INDEPENDENT LABEL ALBUMS
1
RÜFÜS
Bloom
2
The Rubens
Hoops
3
Adam Brand and the Outlaws
Adam Brand And The Outlaws
INDEPENDENT LABEL RADIO
1
Marcus Marr & Chet Faker
The Trouble With Us
2
Vance Joy
Fire And The Flood
3
Hilltop Hoods Feat. James Chatburn
Higher

NEWS

triple j HOTTEST 100: AUSTRALIAN INDEPENDENTS RULE

triple j HOTTEST 100: AUSTRALIAN INDEPENDENTS RULE

Jan 27th, 2016

Congratulations to The Rubens on taking out the #1 spot in the triple j Hottest 100. And congrats to AIR Members and the label behind The Rubens, Ivy League Records.  ... Back in November, we heard all about what it took to make the ‘Hoops’ album when AIR and Ivy League presented a panel at Face The Music; “Breaking Down A Big Indie Release”. The boys in... Read More →

NEWS

ARIA RELEASES TOP SELLING ALBUMS AND SINGLES FIGURES FOR 2015

ARIA RELEASES TOP SELLING ALBUMS AND SINGLES FIGURES FOR 2015

Jan 7th, 2016

The top selling Albums and Singles for 2015 have been announced by ARIA and independent artists have once again featured very strongly.  ... Of the Australian Albums featured in the Top 100 Albums for the year, 50% were released on independent labels, and of the Australian Singles featured in the Top 100 Singles, 64% were released on independent labels.  ...... Read More →

NEWS

RELEASE (INDIE LABEL BUSINESS DEVELOPMENT PROGRAM) PARTICIPANTS ANNOUNCED

RELEASE (INDIE LABEL BUSINESS DEVELOPMENT PROGRAM) PARTICIPANTS ANNOUNCED

Nov 26th, 2015

Successful applicants for the trans-Tasman professional development program RELEASE: The Business of Record Label Management, have been announced. Fifteen independent label owners and senior managers have been selected to participate in the six month program; twelve from Australia and three from New Zealand. ... Victoria will provide the biggest contingent: Joseph Alexander, Katie... Read More →

NEWS

AIR HOLDS DIGITAL MATTERS CONFERENCE AT THE TOFF IN TOWN

AIR HOLDS DIGITAL MATTERS CONFERENCE AT THE TOFF IN TOWN

Nov 2nd, 2015

AIR held its Digital Matters Conference on Thursday 22nd of October at The Toff in Town in Melbourne. Taking advantage of the presence of many label members and industry folks who were in town for that evening's Carlton Dry Independent Music Awards, the conference ran throughout the morning. ... The conference featured a key note address from Merlin CEO, Charles Caldas, in which... Read More →