Milk! Records is an independent record label based in Melbourne, Australia. It was started by Courtney Barnett in 2012 to release her first EP I've Got A Friend Called Emily Ferris, and is now run by Barnett and her partner Jen Cloher. Artists on the current Milk! roster include Courtney Barnett, Jen Cloher, Fraser A. Gorman, Jade Imagine, Loose Tooth, East Brunswick All Girls Choir, Hachiku, Ouch My Face, The Finks and Dyson Stringer Cloher. Aside from releasing traditional albums and what not, we occasionally curate special events, compilations, collaborations, limited edition vinyl (see: Split Singles Club) plus curios from friends and artists we love (see: Milk! Artist Series Tshirts). We are an artist run label n we thank you for your support.
FAQ : Frequently Asked Questions
Can I please be on your mailing list?
We send out a monthly newsletter with relevant news about releases, shows and discounts. Join the Milk! Mailing List (make sure to include your birthday on your profile wink wink)
How does postage work?
Our orders are dispatched from Melbourne, Australia every Wednesday. Packed with love and care by our Milk! packers.
What about digital downloads?
Every physical copy of an album includes an instant digital download. You can also purchase the digital version of something by itself. When you place your order, you will receive an email with a download link. If you do not receive this or have trouble downloading then please contact us.
DOMESTIC orders are shipped via Australia Post, unless stated otherwise. As a guide, and depending on your location, the order will arrive approximately 3-5 business days from posting.
INTERNATIONAL orders are sent Air Mail via Australia Post, unless stated otherwise. As a guide, and depending on location, the order will arrive approximately 14-16 business days from posting. Please note: The displayed prices do not include taxes or import duties. Local customs authorities may charge these dues on import of your shipment, the carrier will then invoice them to you. We are unable to deal with customs charges from our side.
But why is shipping so expensive?
We post everything via AusPost and it's just really expensive. We do our darn best (including weekly pricing reviews) to keep shipping prices to a minimum for you.
Do you do refunds?
Please be careful when you order, especially tshirts and the relevant sizes. We generally do not offer refunds but are happy to offer an exchange or a credit note. If you are not sure about something and want to ask a question, please email us before you purchase and we'll help you out.
How do I know when my order has shipped?
You’ll get an email letting you know when your order has gone to the post office.
I placed my order over 14 days ago and haven’t seen delivery!
Send us an email with your order history and we’ll track it down for you. Please keep in mind weekends and public holidays and which way the wind is blowing.
If you pre-order an item, it will not ship until the date specified. If you order other items along with your pre-order, they will also not ship until that date. If you want the non-pre-order items earlier, we suggest placing a seperate order. Confused? It'll be ok.
My order is for a birthday present and I need it within a certain timeframe, will it be here in time for the big party?
Please take into consideration the timeframes mentioned above and make sure you order accordingly. Make sure to leave a note when you order, we can't make any wild promises but we will do our best.
My vinyl arrived but there was no digital download code!
You will get an automatic digital download of the album/song you purchased, but sometimes it goes to your junk mail, have a geeze there. If you still can't find it, please Send us an email with your purchase receipt and we’ll sort you out.
Do you have any copies of Courtney Barnett I've Got A Friend Called Emily Ferris left on CD?
No. She only pressed like 1000 n it's never been re-pressed.
I work at an independent record store. How do we get Milk! Records stock on our shelves?
We would love to get in your store. Please email us with your orders and queries.
How do I get in touch with a band on your label?
Send us an email and we will forward it onto them.
What is your postal address?
PO Box 35
send us a letter.
Do you have a store we can visit?
Not yet. Maybe one day we hope.
What's the best way to get in contact with Milk! Records?
Just shoot us an email!