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OBSCURA HAIL - ZERO Oct 29th, 2019

OBSCURA HAIL - ZERO

Conceived on NSW’s South Coast, and now buried alive somewhere in Melbourne, Obscura Hail (Sean Conran, Tamara Issa & Steven West) are sneaking into Melbourne’s intimate spaces and filling strangers with relative truths. The somewhat serious themes of ontology, existentialism, love and loss are framed with sincerity by the lush, but gentle classical... Read More...

THIS WEEK IN THE CHARTS - OCTOBER 28 Oct 28th, 2019

THIS WEEK IN THE CHARTS - OCTOBER 28

New debuts this week from Ali Barter Bobby Alu, Christie Lamb, Cub Sport, Flight Facilities, Horrorshow, Sheppard, and Thornhill. ... Horrorshow take the #1 spot with New Normal, and Christie Lamb debuts #2 on the Independent Labels Album chart with Broken Lines, Ali Barter debuts #5 with Hello, I’m Doing My Best, and Thornhill take #9 with The Dark Pool.Dead Kelly debut #1 on... Read More...

BOBBY ALU - FLOW Oct 22nd, 2019

BOBBY ALU - FLOW

Sit back, relax and spend what Bobby Alu refers to as "forty minutes in a hammock", with his third studio album Flow.A labour of love over four years with key collaborator and producer Paulie Bromley (george, The Beautiful Girls), the album revolves around observing human beings in their natural state of flow: "When it’s good, when... Read More...

THIS WEEK IN THE CHARTS - OCTOBER 21 Oct 21st, 2019

THIS WEEK IN THE CHARTS - OCTOBER 21

This week on the Independent Label Singles chart, Dom Dolla debuts #7 with San Frandisco. Hillsong Worship debut #1 with Awake on the Independent Label Albums chart while The Hard Ons debut #10 with So I Could Have Them Destroyed, Emma Jene debuts #12 with Erosion, and Youth Group debut with Australian Halloween at #13  ... Re-entries this week from Hermitude, King Gizzard, Play... Read More...

KG - DOIN' ME Oct 15th, 2019

KG - DOIN' ME

KG has released a new collection of music that presents a fleshed out and defined image of a hip-hop artist doing things his own way - the Doin’ Me EP.Having already introduced fans to the types of sounds featured on the record in ‘Change’, ‘Come Along’ feat Mirrah, and ‘Doin’ Me’ feat Francoistunes, KG takes the listener on a journey... Read More...

THIS WEEK IN THE CHARTS - OCTOBER 14 Oct 14th, 2019

THIS WEEK IN THE CHARTS - OCTOBER 14

This week in the charts, Jack River debuts #4 and #14 on the Singles charts with Later Flight while Nick Cave & The Bad Seeds debut #1 on the Independent Label Albums charts with Ghosteen. We Lost The Sea debut #3 with Triumph & Disaster, Maundz debuts #4 with True North and Dyson Stringer Cloher debut #5 with their S/T album. ... Over on the 100% Independent, We Lost The Sea... Read More...

OETHA - CRUISIN Oct 8th, 2019

OETHA - CRUISIN

With it’s gutsy no-nonsense shout-out to the fearless females tuned into the sistahood,  emerging sis-hop outfit Oetha’s debut single Sista Girl captured the attention-line. Cruisin is their follow-up and as the name infers this time the ladies are laid back showing us that you’ve got to carve out the time to cut-loose and hang with your besties regardless of how... Read More...

THIS WEEK IN THE CHARTS - OCTOBER 7 Oct 7th, 2019

THIS WEEK IN THE CHARTS - OCTOBER 7

Flume debuts #2 with Rushing Back feat. Vera Blue on the Independent Labels Singles chart this week while Johnny Ruffo makes his #7 debut with Broken Glass and Travis Collins debuts #14 with Make Up. Flume and Johnny Ruffo take #1 and #2 on the 100% Singles charts also. ... Over on the Independent Label Album charts, Complete debuts #1 with Death Rattle, Hermitude debut #3 with... Read More...

COOL SOUNDS - MORE TO ENJOY Oct 1st, 2019

COOL SOUNDS - MORE TO ENJOY

Cool Sounds are a Melbourne indie guitar-pop outfit. They’ve been playing together since the mid 10’s, fluid in line-up but with writer/vocalist Dainis Lacey at the heart of it, whose idiosyncratic falsetto makes the band instantly recognisable. Current line-up includes original members Nick Kearton, Steve Foulkes and Jack Nichols, and Ambrin Hasnain, who joined in... Read More...

THIS WEEK IN THE CHARTS - SEPTEMBER 30 Sep 30th, 2019

THIS WEEK IN THE CHARTS - SEPTEMBER 30

This week in the charts, Jetty Road, Angus Gill, Matt Scullion, Kyle Lionhart, The Babe Rainbow and Mitch Tambo debut on the Independent Label charts. Jetty Road debut #1 with Because We Can, Angus Gill comes in at #3 with Welcome to My Heart, Matt Scullion debuts #5 with Aussie As and Kyle Lionhart comes in at 8 with Too Young. The Babe Rainbow debut #9 with Today and Mitch Tambo... Read More...

DIDIRRI - BLUE MOOD RISING Sep 24th, 2019

DIDIRRI - BLUE MOOD RISING

Holding true to his mission to make music for ‘Lovers & Overthinkers’, Didirri’s song-writing approaches complex thoughts and feelings with charm and raw power - captivating listeners, magnifying important issues and engaging crowds to feel, move, think, heal and singalong.After releasing his debut EP Measurements just... Read More...

THIS WEEK IN THE CHARTS - SEPTEMBER 23 Sep 23rd, 2019

THIS WEEK IN THE CHARTS - SEPTEMBER 23

This week in the charts Ruel debuts #1 with Free Time, Void of Vision debut #13 with Hyperdaze, and Sly Withers debut #16 with Gravis on the Independent Label Albums chart. Rachael Fahim and The Pierce Brothers debut #6 and #7 on the 100% Independent Albums chart with Iconic and Three Deep Breaths. ... Over on the Independent Label Singles chart, Dami Im debuts #3 with Crying... Read More...