Compilations

New Weird Australia is a not-for-profit initiative designed to promote and support new eclectic and experimental Australian music. All of the compilations featured on this page are available for FREE DOWNLOAD.

NWA010: New Weird Australia, Vox

Featuring: KUSUM NORMOYLE, PAUL HESLIN, AMANDA STEWART, THE DEADLY NIGHTSHADES, KUčKA, MIMIC MASS, HOLY BALM, MAJOR NAPIER, ALICE HUI-SHENG CHANG, DONNA HEWITT, SKY NEEDLE, FURCHICK, SCISSOR LOCK, MOSAIC MOSAIC, RONNU PANDA, RABBIT ISLAND, JUAREZ

Released: September 2011
Curators: Gail Priest & Stuart Buchanan
Cover Artwork: Heath Killen

NWA009: New Weird Australia, Bleak Metal

Featuring: AXXONN, ABTREIBUNG feat. GRIEF NO ABSOLUTION, AMBROSE CHAPEL, M.0.1.0 (MACHINES OF INDETERMINATE ORIGIN), MACHINE DEATH, ALEX WHITE, NO ANCHOR, ANON, SPHERES, DEAD BOOMERS, DIE ON PLANES, UNDECISIVE GOD, HEIL SPIRITS

Released: June 2011
Curators: Ian Rogers & Stuart Buchanan
Cover Artwork: Alex Gillies

NWA008: New Weird Australia, We Are After All Here

Featuring: CAMRYN ROTHENBURY, THE CARNAGE VISORS, RITES WILD, STITCHED VISION, GUERRE, NO ZU, STRANGE FORCES, COLOURS, JAVIER FRISCO, PANEYE, YOLKE, MARK BARRAGE, ANDREW SINCLAIR, DESFONTANE, MUNDARING WEIRD, ORBITS, EDWIN MONTGOMERY

Released: February 2011
Curator: Stuart Buchanan
Cover Artwork: Camryn Rothenbury

NWA007: New Weird Australia, The Sound Of Young Canberra

Featuring: POLLEN TRIO, TEDDY TROUBLE, SPARTAK, JONNY TELAFONE, FROM THE SOUTH, READYMEN, REUBEN INGALL, DANGER BEACH, SHOEB AHMAD, ASSASSINS 88, KASHA, BUM CREEK

Released: November 2010
Curator: Shoeb Ahmad (hellosQuare) and Tim Guthrie (Dream Damage)
Cover Artwork: Heath Killen

NWAB02: New Weird Australia, Broadcast Two

Featuring: DANGER BEACH, COLLARBONES, GHOST_, BLAKE FREELE, DUAL UZIS, RAVEN, NHOMEA, KATE CARR, ACTUAL RUSSIAN BRIDES, CRAB SMASHER, FORENZICS

Released: August 2010
Curator: Stuart Buchanan
Cover Artwork: Heath Killen

NWA006: New Weird Australia, Volume Six

Featuring: AMBROSE CHAPEL, JONNY TELAFONE, CHROME DOME, WIGWAM, J NEWMAN & R SQUIRES, KYNAN TAN, TRJAEU, EASTERN GREY, PANEYE, ISLE ADORE, UNDERLAPPER, DANGER BEACH, PHILIP SULIDAE, ANNA CHASE

Released: June 2010
Curator: Stuart Buchanan
Cover Artwork: David Egan

NWAUM001: Unpopular Music, A Benefit Album For FBi Radio

Featuring: NICK WISHART, ANNA CHASE, SCISSOR LOCK, ANON, kyü, MANDALA TRAP, PIMMON

Released: April 2010
Curator: Stuart Buchanan
Cover Artwork: Sopp Collective

NWA005: New Weird Australia, Volume Five

Featuring: MOOKOID, DOT.AY, PEACE OUT!, BURNING PALMS, THE ATLAS ROOM, ///▲▲▲\\\, KATE CARR, RED PLUM & SNOW, DUNS, VORAD FILS, JUSTICE YELDHAM, GAIL PRIEST, CAUGHT SHIP, CRAB SMASHER, RIPPLES, BLAKE FREELE

Released: March 2010
Curator: Stuart Buchanan & Danny Jumpertz
Cover Artwork: Kris Keogh

NWA004: New Weird Australia, Volume Four

Featuring: TEXTILE AUDIO, PAINT YOUR GOLDEN FACE, REUNION SACRED IBIS, TANTRUMS, SCATTERED ORDER, ALISTER SPENCE TRIO, SCISSOR LOCK, GUTTER PARTIES, NO ZU, THE TOWNHOUSES, SEAWORTHY, GENTLEFORCE, GOLD TANGO, ALPEN, RED_ROBIN, AUTOMATING, SILVER BULLETIN

Released: January 2010
Curator: Stuart Buchanan & Danny Jumpertz
Cover Artwork: Anna Vo

NWAB001: New Weird Australia, Broadcast One

Featuring: MORNING STALKER, CLEPTOCLECTICS, SCISSOR LOCK, GO GENRE EVERYTHING, RANDOM ACTS OF ELEVATOR MUSIC, AFXJIM, THE GHOST OF 29 MEGACYCLES

Released: December 2009
Curator: Stuart Buchanan & Danny Jumpertz
Cover Artwork: Rebecca Macdonald

NWA003: New Weird Australia, Volume Three

Featuring: JEFF BURCH, AFXJIM, 48/4, THE SINGING SKIES, K MASON, ALPS, DRIVE WEST TODAY, ADAM TRAINER, COMATONE, ZEAL, NAMATOKE, LECTER MACABRE, BUM CREEK, ANON, ERASERS, POMPEY

Released: November 2009
Curator: Stuart Buchanan & Danny Jumpertz
Cover Artwork: Lee Tran Lam

NWA002: New Weird Australia, Volume Two

Featuring: OCEANS, GHOUL, WILLIAM GARDINER, SAM PRICE, BROKEN CHIP, KHARKOV, COCK SAFARI, LUCIA DRAFT, MIELI, KAROSHI, NO ART, TRANSMISSIONS, PANOPTIQUE ELECTRICAL, MADDEST KINGS ALIVE, SPLENDID FRIENDS, PAUL FIOCCO

Released: September 2009
Curator: Stuart Buchanan & Danny Jumpertz
Cover Artwork: Grant Hunter

NWA001: New Weird Australia, Volume One

Featuring: CLINGTONE, ANONYMEYE, LESSONS IN TIME, TELAFONICA, PIMMON, KYU, BATTLESNAKE, TOM SMITH, RAVEN, LOOM, INQUIET, PREDRAG DELIBASICH, BRUTAL HATE MOSH

Released: July 2009
Curator: Stuart Buchanan & Danny Jumpertz
Cover Artwork:Adrian Elmer