This area of the website is intended as a resource for bands that use GOATSOUND Studios, or in fact anyone that needs a few contacts for the Melbourne scene.

Below is a list of people that GOATSOUND has dealt with directly and recommends within the Australian music community as well as a couple interviews that go some way to explaining the background of main engineer Jason and the ethos of Goatsound Studios.

Links to some podcasts

This podcast focuses a little more on the music industry in Australia, Interviewed By Rodney Holder.

This podcast focuses on how Jason got into music and why he is still doing it, interviewed by Aaron from I Exist.

Recording/mastering sites we recommend



Band Links

  • Psycroptic
  • The Dwarves
  • The Melvins
  • Christbait
  • Blood Duster

labels, radio stations, services that we recommend:

  • Zenith records
  • Tape Op Magazine
  • Missing Link Records
  • Southern Lord Records
  • PBS FM
  • RRR FM
  • Dischord Records
  • Touch and Go Records
  • Alternative Tentacles
  • Shock Records
  • Obscene Productions
  • the Old Bar, live venue
  • RMG International (analog tape)
  • RMG Australia (analog tape)
  • Unbelievably Bad magazine
  • ATR services
  • Gear Slutz
  • JRF Magnetics

MASTERING and live Engineers


Paul Fox
Indie Masters
Paul is my first choice for mastering engineer. Very independent artist minded and does really great work at great prices.

Dav Byrne
Iridium Audio
Dav is a live engineer and musician. He plays in Agonhymn and many other projects. Dav specialises in the heavier end of things and also does mastering work.

Marita Fitzgerald
MF Sound
A veteran live engineer, Marita suits metal/punk and all sorts of other stuff. Marita is also known to partake in Tour Management and Audio System Design.

Session Musos

Adam Simmons
The go-to guy for Saxophones and woodwinds

Danial Tuccheri
For Piano and keyboards


Zo Damage
Live music and event photographer

William Adam Russ
Right Eye Media
Live music photographer/Videographer

Artists and Designers

God Awful
Dan Does great stuff at really great rates.
If you need some kind of Viking riding a unicorn, Dan is totally your guy.

Rohan Extortion
Rohan Plays in Extortion is quite the artist. check out any extortion cover for proof.

Glenno has been around forever doing covers for everyone from Blood Duster to Frenzal Rhomb.

Ben Couzens
Ben plays in Mammoth Mammoth and does great layouts and design stuff. Check out his work on MM covers as well as Airbourne and Direblaze.


These venues cater to the underground independent music of all styles.

Bendigo Hotel
125 Johnston St Collingwood VIC 3066
+61 3 9417 3415

Corner Hotel
57 Swan St Richmond VIC 3121
+61 3 9427 7300

The Old Bar
74-76 Johnston St, Fitzroy VIC 3065
+61 3 9417 4155

Last Chance Rock'n'Roll Bar
238 Victoria St North Melbourne VIC 3051
+61 3 9329 9888

Reverence Hotel
28 Napier St, Footscray VIC 3011
+61 3 9687 2111

The Tote
67-71 Johnston St Collingwood VIC 3066
+61 3 9419 5320

Radio Stations

All the Radio Stations listed below have Metal/Punk/Alternative programs of some sort. Many of the stations have a number of these types of shows. Best thing is to visit their websites and send individual copies of your music to all the DJs that host shows suited to the music you play. Support them and they will support you.

Triple R – 102.7FM
221 Nicholson St Brunswick East VIC 3057
Phone: +61 3 9388 1027

3PBS – 106.7FM
47 Easey St Collingwood VIC 3066
Phone: +61 3 8415 1067

3CR – 855AM
21 Smith St Fitzroy VIC 3065
Phone: + 61 3 9419 8377

4ZZZ – 102.1FM
264 Barry Pd Fortitude Valley QLD 4006
Phone: +61 7 3252 1555

Manufacturing, Shirts, Vinyl, Cds, etc

AA Duplication Services.
Phone: +61 3 9416 2133
Rob at AA Duplication Services really helped out when another CD duplication service really dropped the ball. They are now my choice for CD Manufacture and Duplication. 

Zenith Records
Australian Vinyl Manufacturing. Saves you a lot of cash in shipping when you buy vinyl locally.

Craig has done posters and digital print stuff for me forever.  He also does Pamphlets, T-shirts, Business Cards all that stuff.

Too Far Gone
T-Shirt printing, Located in Northcote. Good peeps and good prices too.

Pirates Press
Vinyl Pressing agents located in the USA with Manufacturing In Europe. Good prices when our dollar is stronger.