3 new projects marking 3 years of New Weird Australia

Posted on Jun 5, 2012

Pictured: Emily Grantham – releasing her debut EP on the new Wood & Wire label. Since its launch in June 2009, New Weird Australia has supported and promoted hundreds of artists at home and overseas through its compilation series, live events and other initiatives. To celebrate its third birthday. New Weird Australia is launching three […]

‘Vagrant’ – small grants available to participate in NWA’s open-source gig series

Posted on Apr 29, 2012
‘Vagrant’ – small grants available to participate in NWA’s open-source gig series

In a bid to connect like-minded artists, enthusiasts and promoters around Australia, we’re launching a new project titled Vagrant – a travelling gig series, a pop-up club-night with no fixed abode, an open-source platform for eclectic and experimental music. Vagrant exists anywhere and everywhere – the name travels from city to city and from town […]

Seeking Photographers for upcoming Album Covers

Posted on Mar 27, 2012
Seeking Photographers for upcoming Album Covers

New Weird Australia is seeking contributions from photographers to help build a unique library of Creative Commons images to be used on our upcoming album covers and posters + to promote & connect emerging Australian talent. If you would like your work to be considered, please download some of our releases and – once you […]

Callout for contributors for the NWA Radio Show

Posted on Jan 21, 2012
Callout for contributors for the NWA Radio Show

We’re on the hunt for new contributors for the New Weird Australia radio show and podcast series – based anywhere in Australia, or indeed around the world. We’re looking for people who are interested in making pre-produced packages of material to be aired on the radio show, and featured in our podcasts. Contributions would initially […]

January 2012 Events – The Low Light Social, Analogue To Digital, Wormwoodstock

Posted on Jan 8, 2012
January 2012 Events – The Low Light Social, Analogue To Digital, Wormwoodstock

New Weird Australia is supporting three unique Australian events this month, in Canberra, Perth and Sydney. The Low Light Social on Saturday 14th January is a special evening of left field sound presented with Canberra’s hellosQuare Recordings, featuring six artists from around Australia and overseas who explore the common ground that sit nicely between electronic […]

Video: Pimmon, Black Vanilla & Rites Wild at Black Wire, November 2011

Posted on Dec 20, 2011

On 4th November 2011, New Weird Australia staged a show at Black Wire in Annandale, Sydney featuring performances from Pimmon, Black Vanilla & Rites Wild. This video captures performances from all three artists, and was directed & edited by Tessa C. Stevens for The Pyramid Scheme. the-pyramid-scheme.com

New on New Editions – Thomas William, Scissor Lock & Strange Forces

Posted on Dec 14, 2011
New on New Editions – Thomas William, Scissor Lock & Strange Forces

New Editions, the label imprint for New Weird Australia, winds up its first series of releases with two new albums on January 4th 2012 – from Thomas William vs Scissor Lock and Strange Forces. Since launching in 2010, the series has released albums and EPs from Caught Ship, Blake Freele, Paneye, TANTRUMS, No Zu, Kris […]

Spartak Release Third Album ‘Nippon’ on New Editions

Posted on Oct 29, 2011

We’re delighted to welcome Canberra based duo Spartak to the New Weird Australia family – returning with their third album Nippon on the New Weird Australia imprint New Editions. Released on October 29th 2011, Nippon sees duo Shoeb Ahmad and Evan Dorrian continuing to explore a hybrid sound of ‘indie’ rock, improvised jazz, electronic music and modern composition. Since 2006, they have travelled around Australia, […]

New Compilation ‘VOX’ Out Now

Posted on Sep 14, 2011

Vox – Volume 10 in New Weird Australia’s compilation series – is now available for free download. Exploring the voice in experimental, alternative and eclectic musics, Vox is co-curated by artist and musician Gail Priest and NWA’s Stuart Buchanan, and features exclusive, unreleased material from Kusum Normoyle, Paul Heslin, The Deadly Nightshades, Kučka, Mimic Mass, Major Napier, […]

New Weird Australia Launches Volunteer Network – Applications Now Open

Posted on Aug 17, 2011

New Weird Australia is entering its third year of operation with a continuing mission to promote and support Australian underground and experimental music.  In order to expand and evolve our work, we’re establishing the New Weird Australia Volunteer Network – a networked team of specialist volunteers, collaborating together on the ongoing development of the project. […]

‘Wild, Strange & Beautiful’ – Kris Keogh’s ‘Processed Harp Works, Volume 1′

Posted on May 21, 2011
‘Wild, Strange & Beautiful’ – Kris Keogh’s ‘Processed Harp Works, Volume 1′

Kris Keogh‘s ‘Processed Harp Works Volume One’ is the sixth release on New Weird Australia’s label imprint, New Editions. Several years in the making, this genuinely unique album is made entirely from harp recordings, processed using self-made Reaktor ensembles. The eleven track release – with cover art from New Weird Australia’s Heath Killen – is […]

Photos from Axxonn Tour, January / February 2011

Posted on Apr 25, 2011

Documentation from the long & winding road that was our inaugural tour in January / February 2011. With Axxonn headlining, we staged eight dates across six states & territories, with a line-up also featured BREATHING SHRINE, MYSTIC EYES, SCATTERED ORDER, KASHA, AMBROSE CHAPEL, NO ZU, DOT.AY, ERASERS, CONSTANT LIGHT, OCEANS, CRAIG MCELHINNEY, SPHERES, DIE ON […]