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4000 Records in Brisbane is celebrating its second birthday today – an innovative boutique agency that has on its roster some of the most exciting and diverse talent in Brisbane. And that is quite a feat considering Brisbane is an absolute hotbed of artistic talent at the moment. Backseat Mafia has enthusiastically reviewed output from …

Backseat Mafia is very pleased to premiere the video for the new single by Brisbane’s dream pop/shoegaze specialists, Local Authority. I have championed this band for a while on these pages – I reviewed their last album ‘Negative Space’ and described it as a truly a magnificent album that carves out a unique space for …

What was Valley Heat Records is now 4000 Records, but what remains is the singular dedication to the local Brisbane music scene and an obsession with the cassette. And there is no better way to launch this new face than the debut album from Local Authority, ‘Negative Space’. Local Authority is the product of Jacque …

Dripping with an early The Cure vibe but infused with a Ride-like wall of harmony and jangling guitars, the new single from Brisbane’s Local Authority, ‘Oil Rigs’, is an absolute delight. With a cold, clinical spine, the sound is leavened by the layered vocals that are haunting – distantly floating in a dream-like reverie. Apparently …