BEN WALKER - UNDERCOVER Sep 19th, 2017

BEN WALKER - UNDERCOVER

Yorta-Yorta singer/songwriter and The Age Music Victoria Awards 2016 “Best Aboriginal Act of the Year”, Benny Walker, is back again with a new EP titled Undercover.Benny worked with ARIA Award winner Jan Skubiszewski on the EP to achieve a balance in sound between real instruments complimented with very contemporary production.“Jan and I are both big fans of old blues... Read More...

THIS WEEK IN THE CHARTS - 18TH SEPTEMBER 2017 Sep 18th, 2017

THIS WEEK IN THE CHARTS - 18TH SEPTEMBER 2017

This week’s Independent & 100% Independent Label Albums chart sees Catsplay take out top spot with Happy Hour.  ... Over on the 100% Independent Singles chart Wafia debuts #12 with Bodies out through Future Classic and on the Independent Singles Chart What So Not ft. LPX coming in at #5 with Better through Sweat It Out. ... Touch Sensitive debuts #5 with Lay Down on the... Read More...

BEACHES - SECOND OF SPRING Sep 12th, 2017

BEACHES - SECOND OF SPRING

Melbourne psych-rock band Beaches are back with their third album, Second of Spring. ... Second Of Spring takes Beaches even further out, to where the pyramid meets the eye – a vast, enveloping sonic landscape, filled with extended instrumentals, overdriven psych-outs and propulsive pop nuggets. ... The double album was recorded in Melbourne with engineer/producer John Lee... Read More...

THIS WEEK IN THE CHARTS - 11TH SEPTEMBER 2017 Sep 11th, 2017

THIS WEEK IN THE CHARTS - 11TH SEPTEMBER 2017

This week in the charts sees Vance Joy maintain top spot on both the Independent Label singles & radio charts as well as the 100% Independent Singles & radio charts with Lay It on Me out through Liberation.   In Fact, Vance Joy takes out #2#3 & #5 on the 100% Singles Chart with re-entries from Fire and the Flood, Riptide and Georgia. ... Over on the 100%... Read More...

THE HEARTACHE STATE - LAST OF THE BUFFALO Sep 5th, 2017

THE HEARTACHE STATE - LAST OF THE BUFFALO

Melbourne band, The Heartache State, fronted by Nick Barker, have dropped their brand new album, Last of the Buffalo, out via independent rock label, Golden Robot Records. The second album from the band, which is made up of band members Nick Barker and Justin Garner who’ve been playing together on and off for 15 years, long time friend Venom on drums, and... Read More...

THIS WEEK IN THE CHARTS - 4TH SEPTEMBER 2017 Sep 4th, 2017

THIS WEEK IN THE CHARTS - 4TH SEPTEMBER 2017

This week’s charts see Pnau debut with Into The Sky out through Etcetc Music at #2 on the Independent Label Singles chart and coming in at #5 Alex the Astronaut with Not Worth Hiding.  Over on the 100% Independent Singles chart Meg Mac  #11 with Maybe It’s My First Time out through LittleBIGMAN Records and coming in at #13 Dan Sultan with Kingdom out through... Read More...

TINPAN ORANGE - WANDERERS Aug 29th, 2017

TINPAN ORANGE - WANDERERS

Sublime indie-folk sweethearts Tinpan Orange are back with their new single ‘Wanderers’ – the first piece of work to be released since 2016’s ‘See You In The Water’, the follow-up single to their critically acclaimed LP Love Is A Dog.The romanticist trio of Emily and Jesse Lubitz and Alex Burkoy have also... Read More...

THIS WEEK IN THE CHARTS - 28TH AUGUST 2017 Aug 28th, 2017

THIS WEEK IN THE CHARTS - 28TH AUGUST 2017

This week in the charts sees the Independent Radio chart with lots of debuts - Arno Faraji with Destiny’s at #3. #7 is Ruby Fields with P Plates. #8 is Alex the Astronaut with Not Worth Hiding. #12 Ocean Alley with The Comedown. #14 Gordi with Better Than Then, Closer To Now out through Liberation. #16 is Dan Sultan also out through Liberation with Kingdom.  And, Gordi also... Read More...

BIRDZ - TRAIN OF THOUGHT Aug 22nd, 2017

BIRDZ - TRAIN OF THOUGHT

Northern Territory rapper and Bad Apples label resident, Birdz has released his debut album titled Train Of Thought.  ... Birdz has made a name for himself as a rapper with something to say who is not shy about it.Train of Thought is an honest and true examination of modern Australia.Tracks like Questions and Testify are harrowing insights of abuse of... Read More...

THIS WEEK IN THE CHARTS - 21ST AUGUST 2017 Aug 21st, 2017

THIS WEEK IN THE CHARTS - 21ST AUGUST 2017

This week’s charts see Jen Cloher debut #1 with her self- titled album on both the Independent and 100% Independent label albums chart out through Milk! Records. ... There are quite a few debuts on the 100% Independent Label Albums chart -  #2 Gravemind with The Deathgate out through Rocket #3 Joey with Enough #4 Devil Electric with their self-titled album #5 Sarah McLeod... Read More...

JEN CLOHER - JEN CLOHER Aug 15th, 2017

JEN CLOHER - JEN CLOHER

Jen Cloher's much anticipated self titled album is here. Four albums into her career, this is Jen at her most incisive and witty, cutting and expressive. Her best album yet. ... It's an album which plays it fearlessly close to the bone with raw and unflinching dissections of her life, love, and Australia, Jen Cloher is the culmination of a period of artistic and personal... Read More...

THIS WEEK IN THE CHARTS - 14TH AUGUST 2017 Aug 14th, 2017

THIS WEEK IN THE CHARTS - 14TH AUGUST 2017

This week on the charts Boo Seeka takes out top spot on the Independent Label Albums chart with Never Too Soon out through Sureshaker.  Travis Collins & Amber Lawrence also debut at #3 with Our Backyard out through ABC.  Other debuts include The Angels at #12 with Brothers, Angels & Demons and #13 The Creases with Tremolow both out through Liberation.  Debuting... Read More...