Feature: Anna Smyrk – The Hour Between Us

World travelling Australian artist Anna Smyrk reveals her anticipated third EP, The Hour Between Us. An invigorating and timely release which Anna describes as “a record about all the things that keep us apart and all the things that bring us together,” The Hour Between Us is a decidedly heavier release than its folk-fuelled…

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This Week In The Charts: 11th October, 2021

This week in the charts, we have new debuts from Kylie Minogue, M4sonic featuring Indy Stanton, Angus Gill, Dominic Breen, King Gizzard, Pond, Sheppard, Digitalis, and Piper Butcher. Pond debut #1 with 9 on the Independent Label Albums charts, Angus Gill debuts #2 with The Scrapbook, King Gizzard debut #12…

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Feature: Dominic Breen – Blue Volume

The long-awaited debut album Blue Volume from Sydney’s Dominic Breen was unleashed upon eager listeners with a warm reception, diving into themes of identity, anxiety, hope, disillusionment, yearning, and love. Recorded in Sydney with Tim Fitz (Middle Kids) on production and mixing, and Matthew Neighbour (Matt Corby, The Avalanches) on mastering, Breen reflects on its…

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This Week In The Charts: 04 October, 2021

This week in the charts, we have new debuts from Darlinghurst, Kirsty Lee Akers, Cookin’ On 3 Burners, Ruby Fields, Natalie Imbruglia, Georgia State Line, Eves Karydas, Toehider, and Lime Cordiale feat. Idris Elba. Over on the Independent Label Albums chart Ruby Fields debuts #1 with Been Doin’ It For…

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Feature: Ruby Fields – Been Doin’ It for a Bit

Born out of a place of self-acceptance for Ruby Fields, she unveils her debut album Been Doin’ It for a Bit. “Since I was 17 I’ve been doing the Ruby Fields thing, but I gave myself a break last year to finally come to terms with who I…

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This Week In The Charts: 27th September, 2021

This week in the charts, we have new debuts from Even, Vika & Linda, Birds of Tokyo, Christina Castle, I Built the Sky and Jake Howsam Lowe, Lachy Doley, Lachlan Bryan & The Wildes, HTRK, Gretta Ziller, Majak Door, Jordan Rakei, Tism, Sheppard, and Natalie Henry. Vika & Linda’s long-awaited…

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Feature: Vika & Linda – The Wait

The wait is over for Vika & Linda fans, with the beloved duo unveiling their eagerly awaited new album, their first album of original songs in 19 years. The album – aptly titled The Wait.  Opening track ‘Raise Your Hand’, written by Kasey Chambers and Brandon Dodd, is a…

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AIR Independant Music Charts

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100% Independent Albums – 11 Oct 2021
01
Angus Gill
The Scrapbook
02
Bluey
Bluey The Album
03
King Gizzard & The Lizard Wizard
Live In Milwaukee ’19

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100% Independent Singles – 11 Oct 2021
01
Vance Joy
Missing Piece
02
Kylie Minogue & Years & Years
A Second To Midnight
03
Shouse
Love Tonight

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Independent Label Albums – 11 Oct 2021
01
Pond
9
02
Angus Gill
The Scrapbook
03
Vika & Linda
The Wait

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Independent Label Singles – 11 Oct 2021
01
Jolyon Petch
Dreams
02
Vance Joy
Missing Piece
03
Kylie Minogue & Years & Years
A Second To Midnight

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2021/22 MENTEES ANNOUNCED!

AIR (Australian Independent Record Labels Association) is thrilled to announce  that it will place a total of 90 mentees for this year’s intake of the 4-year women in music mentor program supported by the Commonwealth Government

The Women in Music Mentor program is a four-year nation-wide mentoring and training program aimed at empowering women in the Australian music industry. The program is open to all female, female-identifying and non-binary participants working in or aspiring to work in creative (solo artists, band members, songwriters), technical (engineers, producers, etc.) and/or business roles (managers, promoters, record labels, etc.) within the Australian music industry.

In addition to mentoring tailored to each mentee’s unique and diverse skillset and needs, the mentees will participate in a professional development program with a focus on contract negotiation, financial literacy, marketing and leadership.

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AIR PRESENTS: MUSIC IN GAMES

The Australian Independent Record Labels Association (AIR) is thrilled to present Music in Games, a half-day conference, proudly supported by Melbourne International Games…

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