CLAIRE BIRCHALL AND THE PHANTOM HITCHHIKERS All That Matters (it's Christmas time) via544
Christmas single from one of Melbourne's Claire Birchall and her band. read more here
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THE WEDNESDAY NIGHT Music Club Volume Two hac173v LP
Their debut album is on available on 12" vinyl, pressed in Germany. The melancholy, psychedelic pop sounds of The Wednesday Night (TWN), created by the Sydney-based song writing pairing of Laura Murdoch and Rob Young, could be described as ethereal and dreamy - the 1960s meets the 1990s. read more here
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JOHN DOWLER'S VANITY PROJECT Splendid Isolation hac176
New from singer and songwriter John Dowler. In the late 70s, John led cult bands Spare Change and Young Modern (LA's Bomp! magazine described YM as Australia's first power pop band back in 78) before forming the Zimmermen in the mid 80s. read more here
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THE WEDNESDAY NIGHT Run Rabbit hac178
A wee taster from the forthcoming Music Club Volume Two album - due out October 21st, 2016. read more here
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MOSES Moses hac179
The debut album from New Zealand ambient-psychedelic band who like to cruise. Featuring the singles "Opium" and "Keep Your Heart Beating". read more here
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BASTED A Fieldfull Of Black Sheep via543
Music producers, Mikl G and MCD are Basted from the Lismore area of NSW. Dreamy and psychedelic grooves. Rhymes with wasted. read more here
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PABLO SCIENCE Newtown Girls hac171d
An almost solo recording by Paul Scott (The Kingdom of Jones, Montana, John Kennedy's 68 Comeback Special, Mr Blonde) helped out by long time amigo Steve Melville and the fab Marcus Phelan.
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MATTHEW TOW Shadow's Reign XM-1032-LP
Fans of gorgeous lush pop will enjoy the master crafting he is provided on this new one which features long time associate Chris Cobb on the drums, bass players Nic Dalton and Patrick Matthews and members of Brian Jonestown Massacre and the Richmond Sluts. Nine majestic songs produced by Matthew J Tow. On Xemu Records. read more here
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the RAMALAMAS East Coast Low hac175
For more than a decade the Ramalamas have been playing a diverse brand of original rock'n'roll informed by 60s pop and west coast country rock. Read More .
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THE PROPOSITION Edge Of The Dancefloor hac166
Welcome to The Proposition's new album Edge of the Dancefloor. Overflowing with pop melodies and witty lyrics, this collection of songs trace the path of a jaded romantic through the streets of Kings Cross, Darlinghurst and Surry Hills. Read More
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Tom Morgan Shoot First, Ask Christian Slater EP hac170d
A six track compilation from Tom Morgan, who is mostly known from his bands Smudge, Sneeze and Bambino Koresh. Tracks 1 and 2 from a seven inch single originally released in 2001. The other songs are from this same period. read more here
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WADE JACKSON Whiskey Alpha Delta Echo hac160d
Wade has again teamed up with the very talented producer Liam Judson (Belles Will Ring, Cloud Control) to sculpt an album of rich melodies, lush harmonies and reverb laden guitar driven pop. read more here
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THE BURTON COOL SUIT the Burton Cool Suit via540
The Burton Cool Suit were formed out of the ashes of Perth indie legends Turnstyle and obscure Perth garage punk band The Frantics as a fun kitsch project but became a fully functioning band for several years. The band released their first album (self-titled) in 2005. A mish-mash of garage rock, vintage electronics and whimsical sunny daydreams. iTunes Bandcamp ...Read More
 

THE BURTON COOL SUIT You Can't Fight City Hall via542
Their second and final album You Can't Fight City Hall was released in 2007 with the band commandeering a vintage tape machine and leaning towards indie rock and swaying gently away from overt 60s-isms.
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MOSES Moses II
Cruisy Psych Pop From New Zealand. This is their second EP. Channelling pioneering folk-rock artists of the late 1960s in a collection of more natural, but none-the-less ethereal sounding songs. iTunes ...Read More
 

the MISSING LINKS The Missing Links LP/EP
This slice of vigorous vinyl became one of the most prized acquisitions for garage punk fans the world over, with each successive wave of Down Under musical malcontents spreading its legend. The globe trotting team at Sundazed has now restored the album in all its magnificent MONO glory!
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WHEN SATURDAY COMES The Robot EP via539
When Saturday Come are Tony Bibby, Steve Helman, Pete Marley, Chris Muir, Dom White and are a freshly-minted Sydney band playing power pop, new wave and alt.country rock originals - plus the odd, choice cover. read more here
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the NATURE STRIP Presents
Their second album Presents, new on China Pig Records in July 2016, is a feast for the senses. There's stuff to look at, a hard cardboard cover to fondle, some aroma lingering from the industrial process of duplication, but perhaps most importantly, something to hear.
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WILDING Molecules To Moons
Half A Cow is extremely excited to release the second album by Melbourne's Wilding Read More . Buy Now . iTunes
 

BERNIE HAYES Slow Fix
The fourth studio album from Sydney singer Bernie Hayes co-produced with Brendan Gallagher
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CHEWEE The Electrical Banana Album hac164
Whilst waiting to record the next Gloomchasers album and finishing off the debut Sticker Club album, Nic Dalton spent all of May and June 2015 recording a psychedelic pop record. Released Nov 14th 2015 on vinyl and cd read more here
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MAGIC TUNDRA Believe Me / Extrano double A side single
Magic Tundra's new double a-sided single Believe Me / Extrano is the first formal recording of a nomadic South American couple who have were once spotted in Melbourne.
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THE KINGDOM OF JONES
Westfield Drifter
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Part country-part pop: it's The Kingdom Of Jones and they hail from Sydney's Inner West and this is their second album. On cd and download. read more here...
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SATURDAY MAYBE Saturday Maybe... hac167d
Saturday Maybe...is Mark Foster and Garry Manley presenting an eclectic song cycle of quiet rage, reflection and regret. Mark and Garry first played together in Popular Mechanics in the late 70s and went on to play in Samurai Trash and Tactics respectively. read more here...
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IMOGEN BEL I Want The World hac161d
Imogen Bel's new single I Want the World is daring and playful, affectionately touching on the music Bel has explored so far – whilst declaring itself as totally original, a new adventure. read more here
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MOSES
Moses EP
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MOSES are a six-piece band from Wellington, New Zealand, offering up a unique brand of Ambient-Psychedelia. Formed in late 2014, MOSES have had a busy year, releasing a string of singles and their acclaimed debut three track EP - before signing with Half A Cow Records in Australia. read more here...
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THE RAMALAMAS Brass Razoo via536 For about ten years now, Sydney's the Ramalamas have been playing their our brand of cosmic country cowboy music. They have released two albums with a third one on the way. read more here... iTunes
 
THE LOST HUSKY Les Aventures de the Lost Husky via538 Born on the trails of inner western Balmain, The Lost Husky was the solo project of Chris Newton, once the bass player in Sydney's indie-funk upstarts Psyclone Smyle. read more here... iTunes
 
CLAIRE BIRCHALL Electricity via538 A talented multi-instrumentalist and DIY enthusiast, Claire self-records, mixes, and plays the majority of the instruments on all of her solo albums. read more here... iTunes
 

SPOKAINE The Couchland Frontier via528
With a mutual love of Alt-Country and Americana, Spokaine formed in Perth in 2000 by Jeff Baker (Rainyard, Mars Bastards), Chris Havercroft (Showbag!), Simone Hagemann (Apartment 99) and Tim Armati. They dis-banded in 2002 after only two EPs which have been lovingly compiled here. Bandcamp iTunes


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