Red Disc Records News


Peal Jam's Jeff Ament signs his new band RNDM to Red Disc Records


Mia Dyson's brand new album 'The Moment' reaches No1 in the Independant Albums Charts.


Chris Jagger is currently going down a storm at the Broadbeach Blues Festival on the Gold Coast. Check out Chris's new album 'The Ridge' on Red Disc Records.


John Johnson will soon be heading over to us here in Australia in the New Year. John formally with Simply Red will play in Ali Cambell's UB40 band playing Perth on January 21st, The Palais Theatre Melbourne on the 23rd, The State Theatre Sydney on the 23rd and the Riverstage Brisbane on the 26th


Electric Empire will shortly be heading over to the UK to support Soul Artist Beverley Knight on her british tour. To coincide Red Disc Records will be releasing Electric Empires CD including three bonus tracks.


The team at Red Disc Records have been busy signing great acts for the label. Watch out for Electric Empire, Kula Shaker and the new Risa Hall album coming soon.


Red Disc Records is pleased to announce it has signed a worldwide digital distribution representation agreement with IODA. IODA will represent the labels digital music catalogue to hundreds of outlets around the world taking in more than 50 countries and licensing to more than 400 digital store fronts.


Red Disc Records has recently teamed up with Mary Ryan's bookstore in Noosa, Queensland. The next time your having a relaxing holiday on the sunshine coast pop in and see the guys on Hastings Strret who I'm sure will look after you with great books and music.


Disc Records has some really exciting release lined up during 2011 including the new Daniel Wesley CD to be released later this year. Our label is currently lining up some great licensing deals from America, UK and Canada. Visit us on all our web sites to keep updated on some great artists being released by us.


Next year will see the release of the brand new Christians album 'Live and unplugged'.Having already achived over a million sales with hits like ' Ideal World', 'Hooverville' and 'Forgotten Town,' this new CD by the Christians brings together a strong accoustic feel to their sound. A mixture of several of their hits tied in with some new tracks this is a CD that just to good to stop playing and one that we are proud to be releasing.


Red Disc Records is proud to have signed an agreement with UK Jazzy Pop duo 'Swing Out Sister'. The band recently finished their nineth studio album called 'Beautiful Mess' which evokes a more intimate, jazzy sound. Corinne Drewery’s voice has a more mature timbre, supported by Andy Connell’s unusually restrained, rhythm-heavy backdrop, yet still interwoven with their signature string and vocal arrangements featuring Gina Foster. The latter also collaborated on the writing of three songs, Something Every Day, Butterfly and My State of Mind.Swing Out Sister celebrate the eclectic cultural mix of the UK’s constantly changing music scene, with a sound that owes as much to hip-hop and jazz fusion as sixties pop and soul, with its well crafted arrangements and a hint of electro along the way. A Beautiful Mess, indeed.


Canadian rock band Reno have just released their smash debut album 'Learning To Speak Human' on Red Disc Records. This stunning album is jammed packed with several punchy tracks including 'Pretty Idiot', 'Messed Up' & '1984'. Produced by Steve Thompson (Guns & Roses, Korn, Madonna & Jet) and enginered by Steve Chahley (Nelly Furtado). Reno are set for national acclaim with the album destined to be one of the best released this year. On Sale Now through all major stores.


Red Disc Records have now released the brand new CD from New Kids On The Block's Danny Wood. 'Coming Home' is an album Danny worked on whilst filming a reality TV show for MTV Network called 'Totally Boyband' in the UK. Written from the heart this is a collection of 16 songs that any fan should have in their collection. 'Coming Home' includes a bonus track for Australia called 'Beautiful Bad Girl'. Available on I-Tunes worldwide and in all record stores across the country.


Red Disc Records have released fourteen times nominated and two times Grammy Award winner, Bob James' new CD, Angels of Shanghai. This unique east meets west musical project features five young musicians from the Shanghai Conservatory of Music playing ancient Chinese instruments on new Bob James compositions. Recorded in Shanghai, these remarkable artists are joined by Bob's longtime friends and colleagues Nathan East, Harvey Mason, Jack Lee and a new friend, Lewis Pragasam. Special appearances by Karen Han on 'Butterfly Lovers' and Bridgett Bryant on the Bob James and Nathan East tune, 'Endless Time'. Red Disc Records will also be releasing 'Urban Flamingo', and Bobs double CD 'The Essential Bob James' later this year.


David Plotel’s RED HAT is now out on Red Disc Records. A CD of his own tunes distilled from a long love affair with the guitar. Dave already has five ambient albums to his name. RED HAT is intensely melodic and is full of jazz and funk and full of rich harmonies and is a fascinating collection of tunes you will want to play again and again.


Red Disc Records is currently busy working on several compilation cd’s over the coming months. The first being a compilation of Soul/Hip Hop and dance tracks featuring several major international artists called Souled Out 1. Tracks from Macy Gray, Joss Stone, Faithless and more will be released on the 27th November 2007. Red Disc Records will also be working on several releases in the New Year from new artists signed to the label originating from Canada, America and the U.K.

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