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  • Chapter reissues 1981 post-punk-disco gem by Asphixiation – with video!

    Check out the video for Aural Risk, which was shown once on Australian TV in the early 80s and hasn’t been seen since! “What Is This Thing Called ‘Disco’?” is a landmark Australian post-punk artefact, originally released in 1981 as an LP with accompanying 12” single. One of the first records from the Australian underground to […]
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  • School Damage release first single from debut album on Chapter

    Chapter is all geed up because we’ve just signed Melbourne’s wobble-pop wonders School Damage. Their amazingly catchy self-titled debut album is due out in June on vinyl and digital, and first single Tall Poppies was just premiered by BrooklynVegan. You can grab the single via the Chapter webstore, digital stores or Bandcamp. You can check […]
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  • NO ZU remixed by Konk’s Jonny Sender + tour dates

    Last year we shared the amazing remix of NO ZU‘s Body2Body by Manchester punk funk icons A Certain Ratio. Now we can reveal another track from the forthcoming BODY2BODY2BODY remix 12″, by another of NO ZU’s all time heroes. This time it’s Jonny Sender from NYC 80s legends Konk, tackling Spirit Beat. BODY2BODY2BODY is out on 12″ […]
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  • New run of Chapter t-shirts

    We’ve just done up a new run of  t-shirts (as modeled here by the lovely Goon Sax). Get the classic Chapter logo in three colour ways – white on black, pink on white or blue on white! Gildan men’s cut t-shirts in S to XL – hurry, they won’t last! Grab yours here.
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  • Jessica Says reveals new video via The Fader + album pre-orders

    The amazing Jessica Says has just premiered her new single and video via The Fader. Rock Candy is a dreamy, playful fantasy of masculine beauty, and is the second single from Jessica’s upcoming new album Do With Me What U Will. The song is produced by Jessica alongside electronic auteur Darcy Baylis and Jessica’s longstanding […]
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  • First vinyl reissue of David Chesworth’s 1979 minimal synth classic

    Chapter Music is excited to announce the first ever vinyl reissue of Melbourne post-punk icon David Chesworth’s pioneering 1979 debut 50 Synthesizer Greats! The reissue is out March 31, grab it on vinyl or digital now from the Chapter website or Bandcamp and receive five tracks from the album as instant downloads. Originally self-released on […]
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  • Jessica Says announces summer dates

    2017 is set to become a pivotal year for Melbourne pop-noir artist Jessica Says. Her second album Do With Me What U Will  is coming out on Chapter Music in early 2017, featuring production from the likes of Geoffrey O’Connor (Crayon Fields), Darcy Baylis & Travis Cook (Collarbones). Jessica launched the album’s misty first single […]
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  • A Certain Ratio rework NO ZU for new EP

    Melbourne Heat Beat octet NO ZU present a EP of remixed/reworked tracks from their 2016 album Afterlife, including new versions of Body2Body and Spirit Beat by their 80s post-punk heroes A Certain Ratio and Jonny Sender of Konk. The Body2Body – Do The Du ZU rework by A Certain Ratio represents the Manchester icons’ first […]
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  • Chapter Music + Polyester Records End Of Year party

    Chapter and Polyester Records team up for an end of year party with an amazing lineup across the front and back rooms. friendships HABITS Hit the Jackpot Nun School Damage Time For Dreams Twerps All proceeds go to the Asylum Seeker Resource Centre. Friday December 16 The Tote Hotel Tickets here
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  • Jessica Says – new video and single launch details

    Melbourne pop noir artiste Jessica Says has just released a video for The Fairest Of Them All, lead single from her new album Do With Me What U Will. The video was directed by Sydney enfant terrible Jonno Révanche and edited by Jessica’s longterm collaborator Geoffrey O’Connor. It’s a misty, mysterious, alluring conflation of Lolita […]
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  • Jessica Says announces new album and premieres first single

    Chapter is pleased to announce that Melbourne pop noir siren Jessica Says will release her long-awaited second album Do With Me What U Will on vinyl and digital in early 2017. First single Fairest Of Them All was produced by Darcy Baylis and recorded by Geoffrey O’Connor. “Fairest Of them All is about being a […]
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  • The Cannanes A Love Affair With Nature release day + Melbourne launch

    Today is release day for something very close to our hearts here at Chapter Music – a deluxe picture disc vinyl reissue of A Love Affair With Nature, the 1989 second album by DIY pop icons The Cannanes. The band also announce a Melbourne launch, Sunday afternoon November 27 at the Tote Hotel, with School Damage and more. A […]
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  • Laura Jean launches Our Swan Song vinyl reissue + with strings + Nadia Reid (NZ)!

    Revered Melbourne songwriter Laura Jean embarks on a national tour to celebrate the tenth anniversary limited vinyl reissue of her debut album Our Swan Song. Laura will play in Melbourne and Sydney backed by the amazing Letter String Quartet and drummer David Williams (Augie March), playing an overview of her decade-long career. In Sydney, Wollongong […]
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  • The Cannanes picture disc reissue of 1989 classic A Love Affair With Nature

    As just scooped on Brooklyn Vegan, Chapter Music is very pleased to announce a deluxe vinyl picture disc reissue of A Love Affair With Nature, the 1989 second album by Australian DIY icons The Cannanes. Out Friday September 16, the reissue comes with new liner notes, an extensive PDF booklet and a full 13 digital bonus tracks, […]
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