Welcome to Sonic Sherpa

Sonic Sherpa is an Australian record store that’s been brightening the Brisbane suburb of Stones Corner since 2015 (although the team has over a decade’s shared music retail experience from owning/running Skinnys in the Brisbane CBD back in the day).

We have a large and eclectic range of new and pre-loved vinyl on hand, as well as stocking turntables, CDs, books, DVDs and music-related t-shirts and paraphernalia. Sonic Sherpa also curates ranges for the region’s larger music festivals such as Splendour In The Grass, Falls Festival (Byron Bay), CMC Rocks, Gympie Muster, Tamworth Country Music Festival and many more such gatherings.

New Arrivals

Scientists – Negativity

July 20, 2021

The Scientists’ powerful brand of deranged swamp-rock returns with a vengeance, with the first new full length album by the iconic Australian band’s penultimate line-up in 35 years.

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Pearl Jam – Alive RSD2021

July 20, 2021

2021 marks the 30th anniversary of Pearl Jam’s iconic debut album Ten. ‘Alive’ was the first single off the album and 30 years later it’s being reissued as an indie exclusive RSD release!

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Staff Picks

Dag – Pedestrian Life

July 20, 2021

A remarkable double-LP from Brisbane-bred indie rockers Dag, ‘Pedestrian Life’ centres songs about the everyday ethereal, and dead ways of living on a dying planet. 

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World Series – What’s Growing

July 20, 2021

Wurld Series are an indie rock band from Christchurch, NZ, known locally for their skewed pop sensibility and lo-fi production aesthetic, and ‘What’s Growing’ is their wonderful second LP.

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Lucy Dacus – Home Video

July 2, 2021

Home Video is the new full-length album from burgeoning US singer-songwriter Lucy Dacus, the collection of songs a gorgeous example of the transformative power of vulnerability.

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TISM – Punt Road

May 2, 2021

First time ever in public for these demos for what would become TISM’s classic 1988 debut album ‘Great Trucking Songs Of The Renaissance’, first pressing on opaque green vinyl!

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Pre Orders

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Local Releases

The Jungle Giants – Love Signs

July 24, 2021

Brisbane indie rock veterans The Jungle Giants reveal their highly anticipated fourth studio album Love Signs, featuring their trademark alternative dance-pop hooks that veer from dissonant to euphoric.

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