• Geoffrey O'Connor's Fan Fiction
  • Twerps Back To You
  • New Release by Laura Jean
  • Jonny Telafone - The Prayer
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    New Kath Bloom single + album pre-order

    Chapter is very excited to be working with Kath Bloom again, one of our all-time heroes, on her new album Pass Through Here, due out on February 6 on vinyl, CD and digital.. First track Criminal Side was just premiered on Popmatters (check out the Soundcloud stream below) and you can pre-order Pass Through Here on vinyl, CD […]
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    Dick Diver return with new single + album pre-order

    Dick Diver are back! Melbourne’s celebrated deep pop thinkers return with Waste the Alphabet (check the Soundcloud stream below), a short, sharp pop attack premiered overnight on The Fader. They also announce details of third album Melbourne, Florida. The first single is a novel collaboration for the band. As guitarist Rupert Edwards explains: “Michael Farrell […]
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    Twerps new track “Shoulders” + US tour dates + Melb headline show

    Hear a new track below from Twerps’ much anticipated second album Range Anxiety, as premiered overnight on Brooklyn Vegan and shared on Stereogum. Shoulders is a sweeping folk-rock epic from the pen of NZ-born shredder guitarist Julia McFarlane. You can now get Shoulders if you pre-order Range Anxiety from iTunes, Bandcamp or the Chapter webstore (radical legends who […]
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    A glimpse into the psyche of a Twerp via new album trailer

    Marty from Twerps has put together a new trailer offering a revealing glimpse into the psyche of an aspiring musician, alongside tantalising excerpts of songs from their forthcoming album Range Anxiety. Range Anxiety is released Friday January 23 on Chapter Music for Australia/New Zealand, and January 27 on Merge Records for the rest of the world. Pre-order […]

    Chapter end of year sale!

    Chapter’s having a big sale til the end of the year via our website and Australian record stores. Everything pre-2014 is going cheap, including some of our biggest hits like Twerps, Dick Diver, Beaches and the Can’t Stop It! compilations. Check out our webstore, or head down to your favourite record emporium to pick up […]
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    Cannanes release free tribute to Gough Whitlam

    Sydney/Bendigo pop icons The Cannanes have recorded a pop tribute to recently departed former Prime Minister Gough Whitlam. Stream or download it free from the Chapter webstore, Soundcloud or Bandcamp. The Cannanes’ Fran Gibson writes – “On 11 November 1975, my modern history teacher ran into my classroom. In a shocked tone, she told the class that […]
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    New Darren Sylvester video in vocal and karaoke versions

    Imagine a world where you could stumble into a late night karaoke bar and belt out your favourite Chapter Music hits. Sounds like paradise, right? Well that’s the utopian world that cross-disciplinary art visionary Darren Sylvester envisages in his new video for Fresh Face, the fourth single from his 2013 opus Off By Heart. As the screen […]
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    Andras & Oscar album launch tour announced

    Casual house superstars Andras & Oscar, aka Andras Fox and Oscar Key Sung, announce launch dates for their debonair debut album Café Romantica. Released officially just last week, the album has been hitting sweet spots all around the world. Here’s a few choice quotes: “This album does not just get listened to, it possesses you […]
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    Twerps announce new single, new video, new album + new tour dates!

    Melbourne pop foursome Twerps are excited to announce the release of second album Range Anxiety. Chapter Music will release the album for Australia and New Zealand on January 23, 2015, while iconic US label Merge Records will release it for the rest of the world on January 27. The first taste of Range Anxiety is […]
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    Stream Andras & Oscar’s Cafe Romantica

    Andras & Oscar’s debut album Cafe Romantica is released this Friday by Chapter Music (and Dopeness Galore outside Australia/New Zealand). All this week you can stream the album exclusively via just two channels. UK site thefourohfive.com has the international scoop, while tonedeaf.com.au has the Australian premiere. Cafe Romantica is released on vinyl and digital by Chapter Music […]
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    MMW presents Chapterfest 22

    Chapter Music and Melbourne Music Week are teaming up again to present Chapterfest 22, an afternoon of musical awesomeness at MMW’s 2014 hub venue at Queen Victoria Market. Psych-rock deities Beaches present new material to follow their rightfully-lauded, Australian Music Prize-nominated album She Beats (2013). Little Ugly Girls, the legendary Hobart/Melbourne noise punks, reform in advance of the release of […]
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    Laura Jean + Jack Ladder swap album launch supports

    Melbourne folk auteur Laura Jean and Sydney’s darkly debonair Jack Ladder are teaming up to support each other at upcoming album launches. Jack Ladder solo can now be announced as main support for Laura’s Sydney album launch on Friday October 24 at Red Rattler, with the Singing Skies as opening act. Laura Jean will then support Jack Ladder […]
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    New single and video for Jonny Telafone

    Post-apocalyptic R’n’B man-myth Jonny Telafone returns with The Prayer, produced with Alex Akers from Foreces. It’s the first single from his upcoming album Romeo Must Cry. Check out the video below, directed by Geoffrey O’Connor. Jonny was last heard on his 2012 self-titled release, a 20 track overview of his already staggering career, that came as […]
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    Andras & Oscar new video and album pre-order

    Thump has just premiered a new video for Looking Back, the second single from Andras & Oscar’s forthcoming album Café Romantica. Check it out here. Directed by A.r.t. Wilson, the colourful one-take video assembles friends and family around a moody Oscar and quietly supportive Andras, with nods to Australian dance pop pioneers the Reels and RSPCA ads from the 1980s. You […]