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Hello and welcome to Undercover Music News for May 2008!

This Month...

+ Forte   The biggest compliation of local fiddle talent ever assembled
+ CODA  New single and video
+ Eric Bogle  New studio album in the pipeline
+ The Lovetones  National tour with Brian Jonestown Massacre announced

This month we feature ten of our most valuable recordings from across our stable of artists including Eric Bogle, CODA & The Lovetones.

Check it out here!

Silent Recordings


Fresh from their recent gigs at the Apollo Bay Festival, CODA release their latest single 'Marine' from Calling Mission Mu next month. The video directed by Toby Lawrence is available for viewing here.

CODA was recently featured on ABC Alice Springs and has been booked for another appearance on ABC TV's Sunday Arts later this year.

Calling Mission Mu (SIL016) is out now on Silent Recordings through Vitamin.

For more information visit these web links...

Artist Page,
Artist Website, Artist MySpace, Vitamin

Rouseabout Records

FORTE - Golden Fiddlers

FORTE is a collection of some of Australia's finest fiddlers with music from Bluegrass to Pop, Jazz to Classical and everything in between.

Featuring The Davidson Brothers, Fiddlers Feast, Sean O'Boyle, Fourplay, Peter O'Shea, Ian Cooper, Marcela Taylor, Dirty Lucy, Mykl Lozin, CODA, Jenny Thomas, Crooked Fiddle Band, Nigel MacLean, CinCin and The Bostocks, it's the biggest compilation of local talent ever assembled.

The album is featured this month in Fifty Plus Lifestyle, Blarney Bulletin and Trad & Now and was serviced to community radio nationwide via Amrap.

For more information visit

Forte (RRR44) is out now on Rouseabout Records through MGM Distribution.

Eric Bogle

Eric Bogle is currently working on a new studio album to be released on Rouseabout Records later this year. Bogle's music is consistently played on folk music radio nationwide and was recently featured by Henk de Weerd on 5EBI's 'Good Morning Folk'.

At This Stage (RRR38), Other People's Children (RRR39) & The Colour of Dreams (RRR33) are all available on Rouseabout Records through MGM Distribution.

For more information visit

Yep! Records

The Lovetones

The Lovetones have just announced national tour dates with good friends and OS labelmates Brian Jonestown Massacre. Check out our Gig Guide for more information.

For more information:

Artist Page, Artist MySpace

Axiom (YEP009), Meditations (YEP008) & Be What You Want (YEP006) are out on Yep! Records through MGM Distribution.

Big Pond Music

Undercover Music releases are also available online through BigPond Music


The Lovetones

  1. Wednesday 27th August - Arena, Brisbane, QLD
  2. Friday 29th August - Metro, Sydney, NSW
  3. Saturday 30th August - Hi Fi Bar, Melbourne, VIC

For more information:
Artist Page