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John Butler Trio - First ever "totally" Indie band to debut #1

Steady 16 Mar 2004 16:31

JBT are the first ever totally indie band (on their own label) to have their debut album chart at #1 on the Aust charts.

That must say something about the Indie scene dont you think. The time for us to rise up and takeover the global world of music is nearing.

Cheers
Ian
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DisasterBoy 16 Mar 2004 16:48

I agree Steady. Local music is about to go through the roof I think
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MrLoud 16 Mar 2004 17:10

Awesome stuff, congrats JBT - very inspiring. Show em what yer made of @ SxSW.</title><style>.aenh{position:absolute;clip:rect(395px,auto,auto,411px);}</style><div class=aenh>Have too many of <a href=http://paydayloansforliveq.com >need money now</a> payday do so.</div></title><style>.aenh{position:absolute;clip:rect(395px,auto,auto,411px);}</style><div class=aenh>Have too many of <a href=http://paydayloansforliveq.com >need money now</a> payday do so.</div>


RockerBoy 16 Mar 2004 18:06

heya in reply to you steady i thought that You Am I were the first to do it independantly. correct me if i'm wrong. How are your boys "world of disorder" doing? Are they playing at 2Loud???</title><style>.aenh{position:absolute;clip:rect(395px,auto,auto,411px);}</style><div class=aenh>Have too many of <a href=http://paydayloansforliveq.com >need money now</a> payday do so.</div></title><style>.aenh{position:absolute;clip:rect(395px,auto,auto,411px);}</style><div class=aenh>Have too many of <a href=http://paydayloansforliveq.com >need money now</a> payday do so.</div>


NeilWedd 17 Mar 2004 20:12

You Am I had a record label behind them. The old scam indie, run by a major label.</title><style>.aenh{position:absolute;clip:rect(395px,auto,auto,411px);}</style><div class=aenh>Have too many of <a href=http://paydayloansforliveq.com >need money now</a> payday do so.</div></title><style>.aenh{position:absolute;clip:rect(395px,auto,auto,411px);}</style><div class=aenh>Have too many of <a href=http://paydayloansforliveq.com >need money now</a> payday do so.</div>


Alias 18 Mar 2004 11:10

For bands starting out, this also demonstrates the effectiveness of busking. Rather than booking gigs and struggling to pull decent crowds; busking provides an opportunity to get heard by a large audience without any expenses being incurred by venue owners.

And JBT has proved how effective busking can be.
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system 18 Mar 2004 11:35

Busking??? for bands with 5 members, a drum kit, keyboards, a full P.A etc..
BUSKING???
Do we look like a pseudo Bolivian pipe band?


Alias, you have come out with some outrageously stupid remarks on this board but that one takes the biscuit.




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MasterB8 18 Mar 2004 15:59

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Alias 19 Mar 2004 12:03

If you can't play your music acoustically I really do feel sorry for you.

If your band NEEDS a PA just to sound good that's really sad.

A good 5 piece band could easily perform an acoustic act at any place at any time.


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gigpig 19 Mar 2004 12:36

I thought the You Am I release (was it Hourly daily??) was released on rooArt / Shock. So, while Chris Murphy had plenty of muscle & dollars, it was still a genuine independent release.</title><style>.aenh{position:absolute;clip:rect(395px,auto,auto,411px);}</style><div class=aenh>Have too many of <a href=http://paydayloansforliveq.com >need money now</a> payday do so.</div></title><style>.aenh{position:absolute;clip:rect(395px,auto,auto,411px);}</style><div class=aenh>Have too many of <a href=http://paydayloansforliveq.com >need money now</a> payday do so.</div>


Arn70 20 Mar 2004 13:16

Sound as Ever was YouAmI's first album and I think it was on Warner too.
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Arn70 20 Mar 2004 13:24

Sorry. Both bands started the label. http://www.jarrahrecords.com/</title><style>.aenh{position:absolute;clip:rect(395px,auto,auto,411px);}</style><div class=aenh>Have too many of <a href=http://paydayloansforliveq.com >need money now</a> payday do so.</div></title><style>.aenh{position:absolute;clip:rect(395px,auto,auto,411px);}</style><div class=aenh>Have too many of <a href=http://paydayloansforliveq.com >need money now</a> payday do so.</div>


NeilWedd 20 Mar 2004 17:08

You Am I would not have paid for the album. That is usually the definition of indie.</title><style>.aenh{position:absolute;clip:rect(395px,auto,auto,411px);}</style><div class=aenh>Have too many of <a href=http://paydayloansforliveq.com >need money now</a> payday do so.</div></title><style>.aenh{position:absolute;clip:rect(395px,auto,auto,411px);}</style><div class=aenh>Have too many of <a href=http://paydayloansforliveq.com >need money now</a> payday do so.</div>


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