Feature: Pei – Honest

Pei [pron. pay] – a Fijian word for baby – is a homecoming, a returning to the roots and to the ground from whence Malani came. A founding member of ARIA Award-winning indie-rock five-piece Gang Of Youths, Malani returned to Sydney from London in 2019 beggining work on Pei. Throughout the…

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This Week In The Charts – May 23, 2022

This week in the charts, we have new debuts from Teen Jesus and the Jean Teasers, 5 Seconds of Summer, G Flip, OneFour, Dr Sure’s Unusual Practice, Lyn Bowtell, Mallrat, Alera x Headwreck, Modal Melodies, and Karise Eden. On the Independent Label Singles chart, 5 Seconds of Summer debut #2…

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Feature: Julian Belbachir – Babdoukkala

Babdoukkala is a sonic journey that explores the deep roots of North and West Africa through a contemporary lens and represents Julian’s unique vision and fusion. The Album features nine original compositions featuring traditional instruments the Kamele N’goni and Guembre with modern production and instruments and contemporary musical styles. Babdoukkala…

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2022 AIR Awards

Thanks to the continued support from the South Australian Government, AIR is thrilled to return to Adelaide, the UNESCO City of Music, this August for its annual AIR Awards and Indie-Con Australia Conference. The AIR Awards recognise, promote, and celebrate the success of Australia’s Independent Music sector. Over 200 individual Awards have been…

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This Week In The Charts – May 15, 2022

This week in the charts, we have new debuts from Caitlyn Shadbolt and Melanie Dyer, James Johnston, Jimmy Barnes and Josh Teskey, Adam Brand, Take Two, Kerser, Hermitude, I Killed the Prom Queen, Fanny Lumsden, and Fuzz Meadow. On the Independent Label Singles chart, James Johnston debuts #1 with Country…

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This Week In The Charts – May 9, 2022

This week in the charts, we have new debuts from Mansionair, Mildlife, Flume, Saviour, HTRK, Harey M, Tanya-Lee Davies, Joy., Dance Like an Animal, Harvey Sutherland, and Juan Alban. On the 100% Independent Singles chart, Mansionair debut #15 with Next High, Flume debuts #16 with Escape feat. KÚCKA, Harvey M…

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Feature: Saviour – Shine & Fade

Shine & Fade marks an evolution for Perth melodic hardcore outfit, Saviour. An expansion of different themes, exploring heavier, darker and catchier sounds while staying true to the bands roots. Through their 5th studio offering the band explore a refined approach as Shine & Fade varies from track to track, with…

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This Week In The Charts – May 2, 2022

This week in the charts, we have new debuts from Jimmy Barnes, Amy Sheppard, Northlane, Daniel Johns, Ocean Grove, Psychedelic Porn Crumpets, Hatchie, King Gizzard & The Lizard Wizard, The Lazy Eyes, Tanzer, Lisa Mitchell, and The Chaser. Northlane debut #1 on both Albums charts with Obsidian, Daniel Johns debuts…

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AIR Independant Music Charts

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100% Independent Albums – 23 May 2022
01
Vanessa Amorosi
City Of Angels
02
Dr Sure's Unusual Practice
SGTH/WAB
03
Casey Barnes
Light It Up

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100% Independent Singles – 23 May 2022
01
Vance Joy
Clarity
02
Vance Joy
Missing Piece
03
Teen Jesus and the Jean Teasers
Pretty Good For A Girl Band – EP

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Independent Label Albums – 23 May 2022
01
Daniel Johns
FutureNever
02
Mallrat
Butterfly Blue
03
Lyn Bowtell
Wiser

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Independent Label Singles – 23 May 2022
01
Vance Joy
Clarity
02
5 Seconds Of Summer
Me Myself & I
03
Luude Feat. Colin Hay
Down Under

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2022 AIR AWARD NOMINEES ANNOUNCED

Thanks to the continued support from the South Australian Government, AIR is thrilled to return to Adelaide, the UNESCO City of Music, this August for its annual AIR Awards and Indie-Con Australia Conference.

The 2022 AIR Awards will be held at the Freemasons Hall, Adelaide on Thursday 4th August 2022 as an invite-only event.


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INTERNATIONAL WOMEN’S DAY

AIR’s Women in music mentor program was delighted to hold a special event yesterday (8th March, 2022) to celebrate International Women’s day. The day opened…

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