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April 3, 2020

DAVE FAVOURS & THE ROADSIDE ASHES

NOT YOUR AVERAGE COUNTRY BAND

ALBUM OUT TODAY

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The album features 10 Favours originals plus a countrified cover of the Beasts Of Bourbon deep cut, I’ve Let You Down Again.

March 6, 2020

MOTHER HEN TOURING & STANLEY RECORDS PRESENT

HOEDOWN ON THE HIGH SEAS

HARBOUR CRUISE – SATURDAY, APRIL 18

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On the bill are the legendary Spurs For Jesus (performing their first show in 6 months), Deadwood 76 (performing their first show since God knows when) and Dave Favours & The Roadside Ashes (who are launching their brand new album on the night).

The cruise runs from 7-11pm and departs from King Street Wharf No. 6, Darling Harbour. We’d recommend getting there by 6.30pm.

There’s food available to purchase on board and the boat is completely licensed (no BYO).

Tickets are on sale now, so get in early to avoid disappointment. It’s gonna be a hoot!

February 28, 2020

MOTHER HEN TOURING & STANLEY RECORDS PRESENT

EASTER SHOWDOWN

FEATURING KATIE BRIANNA, LACHLAN BRYAN, JD & THE HUNGERMEN

+ DAVE FAVOURS & THE ROADSIDE ASHES

GOOD FRIDAY, APRIL 10 – THE STAG & HUNTER, NEWCASTLE

WITH SPECIAL GUESTS – LD EXPRESS, DEMI MITCHELL + JOHNSTON CITY

EASTER SATURDAY, APRIL 11 – THE BRASS MONKEY, CRONULLA

WITH SPECIAL GUESTS – SAM SHINAZZI + PETA CASWELL & THE LOST CAUSE


Tickets on sale now. Click on the dates above for more info.

January 1o, 2020

DAVE FAVOURS & THE ROADSIDE ASHES

NOT YOUR AVERAGE COUNTRY BAND

ALBUM OUT FRIDAY, APRIL 3


The album features 10 Favours originals plus a countrified cover of the Beasts Of Bourbon deep cut, I’ve Let You Down Again.

Not Your Average Country Band will be available on vinyl and CD, as well as all digital platforms.

December 16, 2019

BEN LEECE HANK VOLUME 2 7″ SINGLE

AVAILABLE TO PRE-ORDER NOW


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After a year spent touring the country on the back of his No Wonder The World Is Exhausted album, Ben Leece is about to release a brand new 7-inch single, Hank Volume 2.

 

Hank Volume 2 features the killer new Ben Leece original, Paper Thin, on the A-side plus an exclusive B-side, which is a cover of Irene by Courtney Marie Andrews. This is not available elsewhere.

 

Hank Volume 2 is limited to 200 hand-numbered copies only – 50 splatter vinyl/150 black vinyl.

 

We are offering an exclusive pack which is only available by pre-ordering here.

 

The pack includes
– one of the first 50 copies of the 7” on splatter vinyl
– an amazing Hank A4 art print by Hana Brenecki
Ben Leece patch.

 

Only 50 are available.

 

Get in quickly because once they’re gone, they’re gone.

 

N.B. The packs will ship in mid- January. The regular, black vinyl single will be on sale in select stores and online from early February.

November 18, 2019

KATIE BRIANNA BOOTS SINGLE LAUNCH

FRIDAY, NOVEMBER 29

GOLDEN BARLEY HOTEL, ENMORE

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Don’t miss Katie Brianna when she launches the single at the Golden Barley Hotel in Enmore on Friday, November 29. Her band on the night features a number of musicians who appear on the album, including Ken Gormley (The Cruel Sea), Michael Ward (The Re-Mains) and Dan Babekuhl (Not Good With Horses). Expect plenty of surprise special guests as well.

 

Blake Dantier is opening up the show and entry is free.

October 31st, 2019

BEN LEECE PAPER THIN

SINGLE OUT FRIDAY, NOVEMBER 1

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Fresh from touring his acclaimed debut album, No Wonder The World Is Exhausted, we are proud to announce new music from singer/songwriter, Ben Leece. Recorderd with his band, Left Of The Dial, and featuring performances from Melbourne mates, Georgia State Line, Ben describes Paper Thin as a love letter to the music community he has found himself in.

 

“It’s been a rough year, both personally and for this greater musical community. We’ve lost some friends and felt a darkness but there has also been an awareness of the folks around me – everyone is looking out for each other. We all hurt. We all deal with our own madness. Paper Thin is an affirmation to be there for the people that have been there for me.”

 

Paper Thin has been a popular staple and crowd favourite in the Left Of The Dial set. recorded between Newcastle and Melbourne, it’s a different sound to what we might expect from Ben, drwaing influence from Booker T & The MG’s Time Is Tight.

October 17th, 2019

STANLEY RECORDS + MOTHER HEN TOURING

AUSTRALIAN MUSIC WEEK SHOWCASE

FRIDAY, NOVEMBER 8

CROYDON LANE WINE & TAPAS BAR, CRONULLA

 

We’ve once again teamed up with the good people at Mother Hen Touring (our official touring partner) to showcase some of this country’s finest at Australian Music Week. This will be a night to remember for all music fans.

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October 14th, 2019

 THE VIDEO FOR BOOTS BY KATIE BRIANNA HAS JUST LANDED

SINGLE OUT NOW

September 30th, 2019

KATIE BRIANNA BOOTS

SINGLE OUT FRIDAY, OCTOBER 11

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May 3rd, 2019

PETA CASWELL & THE LOST CAUSE

DEBUT EP OUT TODAY

CD is $5 postage paid anywhere in Australia

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April 18th, 2019

BEN LEECE NOTHING (NOT ANYMORE)

SINGLE OUT TODAY

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April 12th, 2019

 THE VIDEO FOR NOTHING (NOT ANYMORE) HAS JUST LANDED

SINGLE OUT THURSDAY, APRIL 18

FROM BEN LEECE’S DEBUT ALBUM

NO WONDER THE WORLD IS EXHAUSTED

April 5th, 2019

KATIE BRIANNA + PETA CASWELL & THE LOST CAUSE

SIGN WITH STANLEY RECORDS

Stanley Records is very happy to announce the signing of 2 extraordinary artists in Katie Brianna and Peta Caswell & The Lost Cause.

 

Katie Brianna was first “discovered” by Paul Kelly at the age of 15 and her last album was up for a Golden Guitar Award (her second nomination) but expect the unexpected when her new album arrives in September. The album is being produced by labelmate and frequent collaborator, Adam Young (ex-Daisygrinders, Big Heavy Stuff) and her song writing has never been stronger. Her band on the album features Young, as well as members of the Cruel Sea, the Re-Mains and Spurs For Jesus.

 

Peta Caswell’s surname may sound familiar. She is the niece of legendary Australian singer/songwriter, Allan Caswell, and talent definitely runs in the family. Peta appeared on last year’s ground-breaking Take Me To Town compilation and when many were asked what their favourite tracks on the album were, Peta’s name was the most frequent response and she received a wealth of airplay as a result. The band’s soulful alternative country rock sound is the perfect accompaniment for Peta’s powerhouse voice. The self-titled EP from Peta Caswell & The Lost Cause drops May 3, with the debut album following early in 2020.

 

Photo by Lyn Taylor

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Photo by Talk Ink

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March 19th, 2019

DAVE FAVOURS & THE ROADSIDE ASHES

APPEARING AT BOBBY JACK’S FESTIVAL IN WALCHA

W/- WILLIAM CRIGHTON, THE TAMBOURINE GIRLS & MORE

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March 8th, 2019

LACHLAN BRYAN & THE WILDES +

BEN LEECE & LEFT OF THE DIAL

ANNOUNCE THE ‘FRIENDS & ACQUAINTANCES’ TOUR

Expect a double dose of sweet & raggedy alt-country tunes when the award winning LACHLAN BRYAN & THE WILDES teams up with rising up and comers BEN LEECE & LEFT OF THE DIAL for their Friends & Acquaintances Tour.

 

With a string of awards, countless Aus/International shows and four critically acclaimed albums under their belts, including 2018’s pearler Some Girls (Quite) Like Country Music, there’s no stopping Lachlan Bryan & The Wildes. Following an East Coast tour with acclaimed American singer-songwriter Hannah Aldridge, and a USA tour through March in support of Nashville icon Amelia White, LB & The Wildes will unveil a new single Take It Out On Me to coincide with the Friends and Acquaintances Tour before heading to Europe for more shows.

 

Newcastle based Americana singer-songwriter Ben Leece has been making his mark since the release of his highly praised debut album, No Wonder The World is Exhausted (produced by Shane Nicholson).  His rich resonant voice & emotive song-writing has seen Ben receive rave reviews & airplay around the country, as well as pick up the ‘Best Alt Country Single’ award for Trace (feat. Tori Forsyth) at the Global Independent Music Awards in 2018. Along with performances at TCMF & Dashville Skyline Festival, Ben has shared stages with Courtney Marie Andrews, Joe Pug, Tim Rogers, Tori Forsyth and more…  Catch Ben in full band mode with his sidekicks Left of the Dial, and listen out for new single Nothing (Not Anymore).

January 7th, 2019

BEN LEECE + TAKE ME TO TOWN

@ THE TAMWORTH COUNTRY MUSIC FESTIVAL

     

Ben Leece has a whole bunch of gigs happening at the TCMF this year in support of his ‘No Wonder The World Is Exhausted’ album. Not only that but we are showcasing many of the fine acts from ‘Take Me To Town’ at the festival on Monday, January 21.

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November 20th, 2018

TAKE ME TO TOWN: AN AUSTRALIAN ALTERNATIVE COUNTRY COMPILATION

BRISBANE LAUNCH IS HAPPENING NEXT FRIDAY, NOVEMBER 30TH

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Take Me To Town was curated with the good people at Post To Wire and Mother Hen Touring and features the best in alt-country from all over Australia.

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October 19th, 2018

BEN LEECE

NO WONDER THE WORLD IS EXHAUSTED

OUT TODAY

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October 18th, 2018

 THE VIDEO FOR REBEL ALONE HAS JUST LANDED

FROM BEN LEECE’S DEBUT ALBUM

NO WONDER THE WORLD IS EXHAUSTED

OUT TOMORROW

October 4th, 2018

TAKE ME TO TOWN: AN AUSTRALIAN ALTERNATIVE COUNTRY COMPILATION

NSW LAUNCHES BEGIN NEXT FRIDAY, OCTOBER 12TH

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Take Me To Town was curated with the good people at Post To Wire and Mother Hen Touring and features the best in alt-country from all over Australia.

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September 28th, 2018

OUT TODAY

TAKE ME TO TOWN: AN AUSTRALIAN ALTERNATIVE COUNTRY COMPILATION

FEATURING 47 ACTS ON 3 CDS

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Take Me To Town was curated with the good people at Post To Wire and Mother Hen Touring and features the best in alt-country from all over Australia.

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September 18th, 2018

STANLEY RECORDS ARTISTS ADAM YOUNG AND BEN LEECE

APPEARING AT THIS YEAR’S DASHVILLE SKYLINE

Not only are two of the label’s finest appearing at the festival but plenty of alumni from our ‘Take Me To Town’ compilation are also on deck, including Halfway, William Crighton, Lachlan Bryan & The Wildes, Lo Carmen, James Thomson and Sam Newton.

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September 12th, 2018

PRE-ORDER NOW

BEN LEECE

‘NO WONDER THE WORLD IS EXHAUSTED’

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August 29th, 2018

PRE-ORDER NOW

TAKE ME TO TOWN: AN AUSTRALIAN ALTERNATIVE COUNTRY COMPILATION

FEATURING 47 ACTS ON 3 CDS

 

Take Me To Town was curated with the good people at Post To Wire and Mother Hen Touring and features the best in alt-country from all over Australia.

Click Here To Pre-Order

August 17th, 2018

‘VILLIANS’ FROM BEN LEECE’S DEBUT ALBUM

‘NO WONDER THE WORLD IS EXHAUSTED’

OUT FRIDAY, 19TH OCTOBER

August 10th, 2018

NEWCASTLE’S BEN LEECE SIGNS WITH STANLEY RECORDS

‘NO WONDER THE WORLD IS EXHAUSTED’

ALBUM OUT FRIDAY, 19TH OCTOBER

 

The album was Produced by Shane Nicholson and features some very special guests, including Katie Brianna and Jason Walker.

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August 6th, 2018

TAKE ME TO TOWN: AN AUSTRALIAN ALTERNATIVE COUNTRY COMPILATION

FEATURING 47 ACTS ON 3 CDS

OUT FRIDAY, 28TH SEPTEMBER ON STANLEY RECORDS

 

Take Me To Town was curated with the good people at Post To Wire and Mother Hen Touring and features the best in alt-country from all over Australia.

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