THE LOVELY DAYS - ARMS WIDE OPEN May 23rd, 2017

THE LOVELY DAYS - ARMS WIDE OPEN

With a psychedelic sound conjuring imagery of summer and 7” records, The Lovely Days are creating a melody-driven soundscape that nods to superheroes like Tame Impala, ELO and Alabama Shakes, emanating musical vibes resonant of the 60’s and 70’s. ... Like many bands, The Lovely Days started in a garage but with a bit of a difference– brothers Holden and... Read More...

THIS WEEK IN THE CHARTS - 22ND MAY 2017 May 22nd, 2017

THIS WEEK IN THE CHARTS - 22ND MAY 2017

This week in the Independent Label Singles Chart, Illy (Featuring Jenna McDougall) debuts in second spot with Oh My (One Two). Over on the 100% Independent Singles Chart, Alice Ivy (Featuring E^ST and Charlie Threads) lands on 18th spot with Get Me A Drink (Independent). ... Dead Letter Circus land the highest debut on the Albums Chart landing at #2 on the Independent Label Chart with... Read More...

CLOWNS - LUCID AGAIN May 16th, 2017

CLOWNS - LUCID AGAIN

When they aren't being confused as the Killer Clowns that plagued social media last year, Clowns have been busy in the studio.Their new release from Poison City Records titled Lucid Again is a nine-track masterpiece of punk excellence, already gaining them much attention.From modest beginnings as a suburban Melbourne house-party band, Clowns - Stevie... Read More...

THIS WEEK IN THE CHART - 15TH MAY 2017 May 15th, 2017

THIS WEEK IN THE CHART - 15TH MAY 2017

San Cisco debut #1 on this week’s Independent Albums chart with The Water out through Island City Records.  The Mae Trio also debut at #11, Independently released.  Debuting #14 is Dappled Cities with lllll out through Chugg Music/MGM and Underground Lovers debut #19 with Staring At You Staring At Me out through Rubber Records. ... Over on this week’s Independent... Read More...

INNES - BITS May 9th, 2017

INNES - BITS

Folk electronica artist, Innes, is set to officially release his ten track solo album ‘Bits’. Entirely self produced, from the writing, the playing, the recording, production and artwork right through to the accompanying clips for tracks ‘Bells’, ‘Ocean’ and 'How Many', Innes has independently constructed everything on the album.Inspired by sources... Read More...

THIS WEEKS CHARTS - 8TH MAY 2017 May 8th, 2017

THIS WEEKS CHARTS - 8TH MAY 2017

Bliss N Eso take out top spot on both the Singles chart with Moments featuring Gavin James and Albums chart with Off The Grid out through Illusive. ... Joel Fletcher & Tyron Hapi featuring Bianca debuts at #19 on the Independent label singles chart with Smooth Operator out through Ministry of Sound.  ... Tim Rogers debuts #4 on the Independent Label Albums chart with An Actor... Read More...

JADE IMAGINE - WHAT THE FUCK WAS I THINKING May 2nd, 2017

JADE IMAGINE - WHAT THE FUCK WAS I THINKING

Melbourne four-piece Jade Imagine have dropped their love letter to low-fi. The slacker/fuzz/dream-pop debut EP What The Fuck Was I Thinking has been released on vinyl, digital and all good streaming platforms now via Milk! Records. Recorded over a six month period at Dave Mudie’s house and in an epic-DIY effort... Read More...

THIS WEEK IN THE CHARTS - 1ST MAY 2017 May 1st, 2017

THIS WEEK IN THE CHARTS - 1ST MAY 2017

This week in the charts The Smith Street Band hit top spot on the 100% Independent Albums chart with More Scared Of You Than You Are Of Me out through their label Pool House Records. ...  Bliss N Eso stay at top spot on the 100% Independent Singles chart and the 100% Independent Radio chart with Moments out through Illusive. ...  Allday hit #1 on the Independent Label Albums... Read More...

THE CACTUS CHANNEL FT. SAM CROMACK  - DO IT FOR NOTHING Apr 25th, 2017

THE CACTUS CHANNEL FT. SAM CROMACK - DO IT FOR NOTHING

The best way to speed up a chemical reaction is to invite change and introduce an outside force: light, heat, movement. As The Cactus Channel know full well, the same goes with sound — introducing change compels a composition forward. ... On their first release of 2017, vocalist Sam Cromack (Ball Park Music, My Own Pet Radio) is this catalyst for change, as... Read More...

THIS WEEK IN THE CHARTS - 24TH APRIL 2017 Apr 24th, 2017

THIS WEEK IN THE CHARTS - 24TH APRIL 2017

Independent Spit Syndicate take out top spot on the 100% Independent Albums chart with One Good Shirt Had Us All Fly Out through Inertia.  Glenn Cardier debuts #15 with Cool Under Fire which is Independently released. ... Over on the 100% Singles chart Planetboom debut #5 with New Levels out through Ditto and Bliss n Eso debuts #11 with Blue out through Illusive.  ...... Read More...

THIS WEEK IN THE CHARTS - 17TH APRIL 2017 Apr 18th, 2017

THIS WEEK IN THE CHARTS - 17TH APRIL 2017

The Smith Street Band take out top spot on both the 100% and Independent Label Albums charts this week with More Scared Of You Than You Are Of Me out through their own label Pool House Records distributed by Inertia. ... Over on both the 100% and Independent Singles chart this week Independent Beatz take out #1 with Ain’t Your Girl.  On the 100% Independent Singles chart... Read More...

THE SMITH STREET BAND - MORE SCARED OF YOU THAN YOU ARE OF ME Apr 11th, 2017

THE SMITH STREET BAND - MORE SCARED OF YOU THAN YOU ARE OF ME

More Scared Of You Than You Are Of Me is Melbourne punks The Smith Street Band’s fourth record and first release on the band’s very own, newly established label Pool House Records.With three years since the release of Throw Me in the River in 2014, the bands last album, More Scared Of You Than You Are Of Me is a documentation of what’s happened in their... Read More...