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THIS WEEK IN THE CHARTS - MARCH 2 Mar 2nd, 2020

THIS WEEK IN THE CHARTS - MARCH 2

This week in the charts we have new debuts from Hillsong Young & Free, The Friends of David McComb, Traffik Island, Banoffee and Polaris. ... Polaris make their number 1 debut on the Independent Label Albums chart this week with last week’s feature album, The Death of Me, while Traffik Jam debut number 3 with Sweat Kollecta’s Peanut Butter Traffik Jam and Banoffee... Read More...

POLARIS - THE DEATH OF ME Feb 25th, 2020

POLARIS - THE DEATH OF ME

When it came time to make their new album, The Death Of Me, Polaris knew they had a tall order on their hands. Its predecessor, 2017 debut The Mortal Coil, was an ARIA-nominated, Top 10 hit in Australia, introducing the group to legions of fans around the country and, thanks to an extensive international touring schedule, the world.  ... Indeed in the two years since The... Read More...

THIS WEEK IN THE CHARTS - FEBRUARY 24 Feb 24th, 2020

THIS WEEK IN THE CHARTS - FEBRUARY 24

This week in the charts we have new debuts from Katie Noonan, Violent Soho, Hayley Mary, The Beautiful Girls, Jack River, Fred Smith, Horatio Luna, and Dunn D. ... Violent Soho debut #12 on the 100% Independent Singles chart with Lying on the Floor while Hayley Mary debuts #17 with Like a Woman Should. ... Over on the Independent Label Albums charts, The Beautiful Girls debut #5 with... Read More...

FRANK YAMMA - TJUKURPA: THE STORY Feb 18th, 2020

FRANK YAMMA - TJUKURPA: THE STORY

The premiere vinyl release of one of Australia's most prominent Indigenous songwriters, Frank Yamma, is out now through Wantok Musik.Tjukurpa: The Story celebrates the career of the respected singer and guitarist whose voice and stories have touched audiences across Australia and globally. This compilation of Frank Yamma’s most beloved works gives audiences the chance to hear... Read More...

THIS WEEK IN THE  CHARTS - FEBRUARY 17 Feb 17th, 2020

THIS WEEK IN THE CHARTS - FEBRUARY 17

This week in the charts we have new debuts from OneFour, Joji, Dami Im, Casey Barnes, John Butler Trio/Stella Donnelly/The Waifs/San Cisco/Carla Geneve, Kate Ceberano/Steve Kilbey/Sean Sennett, and Didirri. ... On the Independent Label singles chart, Joji debuts #7 with Run, while OneFour debut #10 with Welcome to Prison. Dami Im comes in at #11 with Marching On, Casey Barnes takes #15... Read More...

JOAN & THE GIANTS - BLOODSTREAM Feb 11th, 2020

JOAN & THE GIANTS - BLOODSTREAM

... Hailing from Perth, Western Australia (Tame Impala, Stella Donnelley, San Cisco, John Buttler) Joan & The Giants are an Alternative Pop band who's emotionally raw, fierce and powerful music has placed them as one of the most exciting new bands in the Australian music scene.Joan & The Giants formed in late February, 2019 and have thus far released 3 singles;... Read More...

THIS WEEK IN THE CHARTS - FEBRUARY 10 Feb 10th, 2020

THIS WEEK IN THE CHARTS - FEBRUARY 10

This week, on the Independent Label Singles charts, Hayley Jensen debuts #9 with Angel feat. Beccy Cole, Paul Kelly debuts #17 with Sleep Australia Sleep, Torren Foot debuts #18 with More Life, and DMA’s debut #19 with Life is a Game of Changing.Over on the 100% Independent Singles chart, Torren Foot debuts #5, DMA’s debut #6, Lime Cordiale debut #9 with Addicted to the... Read More...

CHILLINIT -  THE OCTAGON Feb 4th, 2020

CHILLINIT - THE OCTAGON

  ... Australia's breakout hip-hop star, ChillinIt, today releases his highly-anticipated album The Octagon. It follows lead single 'Ready For The Pain', which became the #1 trending video on YouTube in Australia upon its release; as well as his debut album Women, Weed & Wordplay, which produced two Gold singles and remained on the ARIA... Read More...

FEBRUARY LABEL SPOTLIGHT - CHAPTER MUSIC Feb 4th, 2020

FEBRUARY LABEL SPOTLIGHT - CHAPTER MUSIC

Chapter Music was born in Perth in June 1992, a month shy of my 18th birthday. It was born out of a DIY world of small-run tapes and fanzines, which is what Chapter put out til I moved to Melbourne in 1995 and met my work-life partner Ben O’Connor. Ben began co-managing the label and Chapter has grown slowly but steadily ever since. ... We’ve put out records... Read More...

THIS WEEK IN THE CHARTS - FEBRUARY 3RD Feb 3rd, 2020

THIS WEEK IN THE CHARTS - FEBRUARY 3RD

This week in the charts, Missy Higgins debuts #4 on the Independent Singles chart with Carry You, Ziggy Alberts debuts #6 with Together and Sheppard debut #13 with Phoenix. ... Over on the 100% Independent Singles chart, Sheppard debut #3 with Phoenix, Flume makes his debut with Quits feat. Reo Cragun at #19, and Envee debuts #20 with Kinda Funny. ... Kalya Scintilla debuts #4 on the... Read More...

LITTLE QUIRKS - COVER MY EYES Jan 29th, 2020

LITTLE QUIRKS - COVER MY EYES

Massively energised by the reaction to their shows in 2019, Little Quirks are thrilled to release their debut EP ‘Cover My Eyes’.  Recorded at Hercules Studios, the band worked with Producer, Wayne Connolly on the EP, who has a faultless indie pedigree, but who Little Quirks particularly appreciated for his work on alt-folk and country acts such All Our... Read More...

THIS WEEK IN THE CHARTS - JANUARY 28 Jan 28th, 2020

THIS WEEK IN THE CHARTS - JANUARY 28

This week we have debuts from Georgia Fair, Birds of Tokyo, Casey Donovan, Hayley Mary, The Jungle Giants, Jack River, Darlinghurst, and Aleyce Simmonds. ... Georgia Fair debut #18 on the Independent Label Albums chart and #3 on the 100% Independent Albums chart with The World’s Awake, Aleyce Simmonds debuts #5 with Here & Now on the Independent Label , while Birds of Tokyo... Read More...