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RAFAEL TORAL’S MOON FIELD

Rafael Toral came to visit us at Room40 in the mid 00s. His concert remains firmly in my heart. It was an evocative and explosive …

UNEARTHING TONY BUCK

A few years ago, The Necks were scheduled to play in Brisbane. An accident effecting Lloyd’s family meant for that evening Chris Abrahams and Tony …

MONO 25 : UMEDA + MANNING

Some of the most provocative performative installation work I have ever experienced came care of Osaka’s Tetsuya Umeda. I once had the pleasure of wandering …

JANEK SCHAEFER’S GLITTER

The better part of a decade ago, Janek Schaefer sent through a wonderful recording ‘In The Last Hour‘, a highpoint for the label that year. …

CHIHEI HATAKEYAMA’S MIRAGE

There’s times where I have listened to the music of Chihei Hatakeyama for hours on end. He creates, without question, some of the finest ambient …

MAY ACTIONS

In May we are very pleased to welcome some fine folk from the Northern Hemisphere here in the south. John Chantler, one of the original …

NORMAN WESTBERG ON JASPER

Norman Westberg is presently touring with SWANS around Europe. Between tours, he fills his time with many things, including making some of the most elegant …

LPE USA 2017

I’m excited to be visiting y’all in the Northern Hemisphere in the coming weeks. These will be the first Cruel Optimism presentations. I also have …

Emporium Shipping

All orders at the emporium as of March 23rd have been shipped. The emporium will not be shipping between March 24 – April 10th, as I’ll …

HEXA – FACTORY PHOTOGRAPHS EU/UK 2017

This February Jamie Stewart and myself are headed to the UK and EU for the first tour of HEXA’s Factory Photographs. Originally commissioned as part of the …

Live Electronic Music

Well that was quick. Less than 4 hours after we announced Spyros Polychronopoulos – LEM all of these special objects were spoken for. Here’s a little note …

MIRKO LP1

London resident Mirko might be familiar to you as a long term collaborator and former member of Cut Copy, or perhaps as the drumming backbone …

HEXA Track By Track

HEXA’s auditory response to David Lynch’s Factory Photographs has gone live. You can read a track by track published via our friends at Self-Titled Magazine

This Is You

Over the course of Room40’s history I am often struck by the provocative and individual statements that artists bring to the label. Recently I was …

HEXA meets David Lynch

Last year, José Da Silva curated the powerful David Lynch : Between Two Worlds exhibition at the Gallery Of Modern Art in Brisbane. The exhibition explored …

Mike Cooper – Autumn Hibiscus Tour 2016

Mike Cooper, the man I once described as post-everything, is on the road in Europe these next few months. He is a force of nature, elegantly …

BNE: Liquid Architecture

Our good friends at Liquid Architecture are headed north and we’re joining together for two evenings of sound at the Institute Of Modern Art August …

Always Pale Earth

Our dear friend Benjamin Thompson AKA Pale Earth has, as always, been busy. Currently residing in Tokyo, he has put together an astounding collection of …

Andrew Tuttle Actions

Following his recent edition for Someone Good, our good friend Andrew Tuttle is preparing some actions in BNE. 10/07: The Bearded Lady, Brisbane. with Jason …

John Chantler Is Leaving

Sometime in the late 1990s, John Chantler handed me a CDR of a band he was in. Aesthetically a long way away from his work of …

A Guide To Saints 2016

As many of you know a good few years back now Room40 extended its label family to include A Guide To Saints – which is …

John Chantler AU/JP

In the earliest days of Room40, I was lucky to have John Chantler to hand. He was a central figure in the growth of the …

David Toop’s Entities Inertias Faint Beings

I’m not sure what it is about the music of David Toop that haunts me so deeply. In my younger years, Toop’s records defined a …

Norman Westberg’s MRI + AU Dates

My good friend Mr. Jamie Stewart kindly introduced me to the solo work of Norman Westberg and since that time I have been a huge …