Fellaheen Records was an independent Australian label that unfortunately closed after only five years. They released the first music by locals Gerling and Ben Lee, as well as albums from international acts like Pavement and the Beastie Boys often with bonus tracks exclusive to Australia.
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Just before 2pm on Saturday, 9 September 2023 in New York City, Beastie Boys Square was officially unveiled at the corner of Rivington and Ludlow, the streets that appeared on their second album 1989’s Paul’s Boutique. Read more here.
There’s currently three vinyl pressing plants in Australia. This wasn’t always the case, as during the 1990s when all of the major labels switched to CD there was only one. But in the past few years more have appeared as the popularity of vinyl has grown, and the need for local suppliers has too. Read more here.
Back in April, we had the chance to visit BEYOND THE STREETS London. The exhibition was held at the Saatchi Gallery between February-May, and featured work from international artists like Futura, Glen E. Friedman, GOLDIE, Keith Haring, 3D, and an entire section dedicated to the Beastie Boys.