downstream is a music label promoting new music made in melbourne.
it exists to connect the makers of this music with as broad an audience as possible, the curious many.
it is with the idea of sharing from one to the other that the music continues to grow.
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A musician operated recording label spearheaded by Melbourne drummer/composer Ronny Ferella. downstream music celebrates over 15 years of music making by a select and special breed of Melbourne musicians. Typical of many Melbourne musicians the downstream collective are well versed in many musical styles and are consummate performers on their respective instruments, but it is the artform of improvisation as a ritual of realtime communication between musicmaker and listener that is celebrated on the Downstream Label.