Sic Squared Records

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Sic Squared Records
Sic2 logo.jpg
Founded 1999
Founder Adam Scott
Distributor(s) MGM Distribution
Genre Heavy rock
Country of origin Australia
Location North Perth, Western Australia
Official website Sic Squared Records Official Website

Sic Squared Records is an Australian independent record label established in 1999 to promote Western Australian heavy rock bands.

History[edit]

Founded by Adam Scott, the label's debut release was by local band T-cells, the label gained nation recognition with the release of the hugely successful Heavy Weight Champ debut EP, Two Triple Zero[1] in mid 2000.

With over a dozen releases so far, Sic Squared Records has assisted the musical careers of bands such as Local Pricks and Karnivool, releasing the band's Persona EP in March 2001,[2][3] as well as putting out compilation albums featuring an array of unsigned local acts. Sic Squared Records are distributed nationally and internationally by MGM Distribution.

2004 saw new life breathed into Sic Squared Records with the appointment of a new manager for the label, Lukas Best,[4] with a number of releases, Still Life Portrait by Antistatic,[5] Ballbaring by Subtruck[6] and 451 by Headshot.[7] In April the label issued a compilation album, The Sic Sessions, Volume One, by Various Artists.[8]

In 2005 and 2007 the label received nominations for 'Best WA Record Label' at the West Australian Music Industry Awards.[9][10]

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References[edit]

  1. ^ AIR Charts, 23 October 2001 entry. Archived from the original on 1 February 2002. Retrieved 16 July 2013.
  2. ^ "Karnivool". AIR database. AIR. Retrieved 4 January 2010. 
  3. ^ AIR Charts, 06 February 2002 entry. Archived from the original on 2 August 2002. Retrieved 16 July 2013.
  4. ^ Xpress Magazine (16 March 2004)
  5. ^ a b "Contemporary Music Grant Results". artsWA (Department of Culture and the Arts). March 2007. Archived from the original on 20 June 2008. Retrieved 17 July 2013. 
  6. ^ "Subtruck - Ballbaring". Waterfront Records. Retrieved 16 July 2013. 
  7. ^ Aus Music Scrapbook, June 2004 entry. Archived from the original on 11 May 2005. Retrieved 16 July 2013.
  8. ^ "Sic Sessions Vol. 1, The: Various Artists". JB Hi-Fi. 19 April 2004. Retrieved 16 July 2013. 
  9. ^ "WAMiFest 2005". West Australian Music Industry. Archived from the original on 10 August 2007. Retrieved 16 July 2013. 
  10. ^ WAMi Awards, 30 April 2008 entry. Archived from the original on 9 March 2011. Retrieved 16 July 2013.
  11. ^ Cox, Peter. "Headshot promo card". Powerhouse Museum. Retrieved 16 July 2013. 
  12. ^ Heavy Weight Champ (2006), Lo-fi Funeral, Sic Squared Records. National Library of Australia, retrieved 17 July 2013 

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