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    Chapterfest 24 – new lineup announcement!

    Next month, Chapter Music celebrates its 24th birthday – a double dirty dozen years in the good old Australian music biz – with Chapterfest 24, a stonking big stack of bands at the Gasometer Hotel on Saturday March 5! The Goon Sax, Little Ugly Girls, The Stevens and Crayon Fields made up the first lineup […]
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    NO ZU stream new album Afterlife!

    Melbourne’s inimitable Heat Beat explorers NO ZU release their new album Afterlife this Friday on vinyl and digital. Everyone’s very excited about the record coming out, but if you really just can’t wait another minute, then you can stream the whole thing for the rest of the week via Thump US! Here’s what NO ZU’s […]
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    New NO ZU single Spirit Beat + album pre-order

    Unstoppable heat beat octet NO ZU have just revealed new single Spirit Beat, the latest from their upcoming album Afterlife. Thanks to Juno Plus for the premiere! From tomorrow (Friday Jan 15) you can pre-order Afterlife on vinyl or digital via the Chapter webstore, Bandcamp or iTunes, and get instant 320 MP3 downloads of singles […]
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    2015 – the year that was (according to various Chapter luminaries)

    2015 was a whale of a year here at Chapter HQ! We put out epochal new albums from Twerps and Dick Diver, Crayon Fields waltzed back into our lives after a six year break, the Smokey reissue we worked on for five years finally came out and bowled everyone over, and we put out new […]
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    First lineup announcement for Chapterfest 24

    Chapter Music celebrates it’s 24th birthday in 2016 with the return of ChapterFest! The roughly annual shindig took a breather in 2015 but is back, reinvigorated under the retractable roof of new home The Gasometer Hotel. On Saturday March 5, Chapterfest 24 presents a stellar first lineup announcement of Crayon Fields, The Stevens, The Goon […]
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    New Goon Sax video for “Boyfriend”

    Are you ready for exactly three minutes of shamble-pop perfection, visually accompanied by helium-filled goon saxes and the most solemn comic acting this side of Buster Keaton? You are? Well here’s the brand new video for The Goon Sax’s latest single Boyfriend, as just premiered on Noisey. The Goon Sax’s debut album Up To Anything […]
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    New Goon Sax single Boyfriend – Marc Riley and Stereogum premieres!

    Winsome Brisbane wunderkinder The Goon Sax have just released a rad new single Boyfriend. It was premiered overnight on BBC6 by Marc Riley, and then Stereogum did the web premiere! Boyfriend is the second single from The Goon Sax’s forthcoming debut album Up To Anything, which Chapter will release in April 2016.
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    Have you seen the new Goon Sax video?

    Teenage Brisbane pop trio The Goon Sax just premiered the video for debut single Sometimes Accidentally via nme.com, and it’s the most ridiculously endearing thing you’ll see in a long time! Filmed and edited by friend Myles Van Ryan, the video enacts singer James Harrison’s firsthand account of high school crushes, junk food binges and […]
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    Check out the first new Guy Blackman release in seven years!

    Senior Chapter executive Guy Blackman just put out his first new record in 7 years! It’s part of Canadian label Kingfisher Bluez’ singles club Buddy System, a series of 7″ singles each curated by a different record label. Flying Nun, Slumberland, K and others are involved – sign up for the vinyl singles club here, […]
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    Crayon Fields new video + vinyl has arrived!

    The beautiful vinyl version of Crayon Fields‘ new album No One Deserves You just turned up today at Chapter HQ. You can grab a copy from the Chapter webstore now, or it will hit Aus stores in the next few days. The band have also just dropped an eye-boggling new video for the slick single […]
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    Primitive Calculators play Crystal Ballroom reunion show

    A new look Primitive Calculators play a rare show tomorrow night (Sat Oct 10) at Memo Music Hall in St Kilda. Beyond The Crystal Ballroom – Harry Howard & The NDE + PRIMITIVE CALCULATORS feat. Pocket Calculators on back up vox + Taipan Tiger Girls (feat. Ollie Olsen) Saturday 10 Oct, 2015. Doors 8PM MEMO […]
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    NO ZU flex their video muscle in Ui Yia Uia

    Check out the bonkers new video for NO ZU‘s new single Ui Yia Uia, premiered on KCRW. It was shot in a Melbourne’s steamy Dream Gentlemen’s Club and features (amongst other things) a kangaroo, a gong and three very bronzed bodybuilders. Ui Yia Uia is the first single from NO ZU’s new album Afterlife, due out on Chapter […]
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    Exclusive Crayon Fields album stream

    The long-awaited new album No One Deserves You by euphoric Melbourne pop foursome Crayon Fields is out this Friday on digital and CD (with vinyl coming next month). All this week you can stream the album exclusively via Konbini. Once you fall in love with the album, you can pre-order it on vinyl, CD or digital via […]
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    New Jonny Telafone video directed by Jonnine HTRK + Bigsound details

    The new video for Jonny Telafone‘s Waking up Crying, just premiered on Noisey, is shot and directed by close friends Jonnine Standish, ‘Jonny’ of HTRK fame, and Frank Valvo, founder of the iconic Fur Hairdressing in Melbourne. After becoming obsessed with Jonny Telafone’s live show, they approached him with the idea of capturing his unusually emotional performance on film. The song, featuring a verse […]