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Nick Cave and the Bad Seeds, 2013, Photo By Ros O'Gorman, Noise11, Photo
SXSW Day 1, Nick Cave Opens Up, Polyphonic Spree Fire Up

Nothing prepares you for the overwhelming assault on the senses that is SXSW. It’s a gargantuan mix of creative energy, with a multitude of bands playing at every conceivable location such as garages and purpose built pop up stages, along with the more traditional established venues.

March 14, 2013
Nick Cave and the Bad Seeds, 2013, Photo By Ros O'Gorman, Noise11, Photo
Nick Cave Describes His Kylie Minogue Duet As “Camp”

Nick Cave gave his keynote interview at SXSW today calling his hit with Kylie Minogue “a little camp”.

March 13, 2013
Steve Poltz. photo by Ros O'Gorman
Jewel and Steve Poltz Reunite For Tour

Jewel will reunite with her former songwriter and guitar player Steve Poltz for shows in the USA in May and June.

March 12, 2013
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Aussie SXSW Bound Vaudeville Smash Stranded After United Airlines Cancels US Flights

Australian band The Vaudeville Smash have been delayed in going to SXSW in Austin, Texas after United Airlines abandoned their US bound flight with no notice to customers.

March 11, 2013
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Prince To Play SXSW

Prince will perform this week at SXSW.

March 11, 2013
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Michael Buble And Bruno Mars To Perform At The Logies

Michael Buble and Bruno Mars will head to Australia in April to perform at The Logie Awards.

March 11, 2013
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Birds Of Tokyo March Fires Debuts At Top Of ARIA Albums

The fourth studio album for Birds of Tokyo entitled “March Fires” becomes the bands first ARIA No.1 album this week, but they’ve been building up to this chart placement since album number two.

March 10, 2013
Pink: Photo Ros O'Gorman, Noise11, Photo
Pink And Nate Ruess Remain Number One On ARIA Singles

Pink and Nate Ruess stay atop the ARIA Singles Chart for a third (broken) week with “Just Give Me a Reason”, which also notches up double Platinum in sales this week, whilst James Arthur returns to his former peak of No.2 with “Impossible”.

March 10, 2013
Russell Morris Sharkmouth
Russell Morris Goes Top 20 For First Time In 42 Years With Sharkmouth

Russell Morris will have the 17th biggest selling album in Australia when the ARIA Chart is revealed on Sunday making ‘Sharkmouth’ his first Top 20 album in 42 years.

March 9, 2013
Depeche Mode, Noise11, photo
Depeche Mode To Showcase Delta Machine At SXSW

Depeche Mode will showcase at SXSW in Austin next week.

March 9, 2013
John Fogerty - image by Ros O'Gorman
John Fogerty To Close SXSW

Creedence Clearwater Revival legend John Fogerty has been announced to officially close SXSW 2013.

March 9, 2013
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Hermitude Win The Australian Music Prize

The 2013 Australian Music Prize has been won by hip-hip dup Hermitude.

March 7, 2013
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APRA Announce Professional Development Awards Finalists

APRA have short-listed the finalists for the 2013 Professional Development Awards.

March 6, 2013
Iggy Pop, photo Ros O'Gorman
LISTEN: Iggy & The Stooges Burn new music

Iggy & The Stooges first song from ‘Ready To Die’ is ‘Burn’.

March 6, 2013
Hillsong Zion
Hillsong United Become The Hottest Aussie Act In America

After knocking Nick Cave & The Bad Seeds from the top of the Australian chart earlier this week, Hillsong United has surpassed the Bad Seeds to become the hottest Aussie act on the American chart this week.

March 6, 2013
Depeche Mode, Noise11, photo
Depeche Mode Are Heading To SXSW

The SXSW Music Festival and Conference in Austin, Texas next week has announced the members of Depeche Mode will be a featured interview.

March 6, 2013
Blackchords, Noise11, Photo
Blackchords Head To North America For Showcases

Melbourne’s Blackchords will head to North America this week for showcase performances in the USA and Canada.

March 5, 2013
Iggy Pop, photo Ros O'Gorman
Iggy & The Stooges Announce SXSW Showcase

Iggy & The Stooges will play SXSW in Austin next week for the House of Vans showcase at Mohawk on Red River.

March 5, 2013
Foo Fighters, Dave Grohl, Photo By Ros O'Gorman
Dave Grohl Sells Out SXSW Showcase To Citibank

Dave Grohl will roll out the Sound City Players for a showcase appearance next week at SXSW in Austin, Texas but prepare for a mess. Citi cardholders have been given priority to the show.

March 5, 2013
Brent Grulke 2011, Photo Ros O'Gorman, Noise11, photo
Austin Music Awards To Pay Tribute To Brent Grulke

The late Brent Grulke will be honored with special tribute at the Austin Music Awards during SXSW next week.

March 4, 2013
Steve Poltz - Photo By Ros O'Gorman
Henry Wagons, Steve Poltz, Waterboys To Play Conqueroo Party At SXSW

Cary Baker's annual Conqueroo Party at SXSW is once again a smorgasbord sample bag of what Austin has to offer during SXSW.

March 3, 2013
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Sounds Australia Adds Two More SXSW Parties

Sounds Australia, Australia's music collective at SXSW, have announced two more showcases parties for Australian acts at SXSW 2013.

March 3, 2013
Hillsong Zion
Hillsong Topples Nick Cave On ARIA Album Chart

The 27th charted album for Sydney religious group Hillsong (United) becomes the churches second No.1 album in Australia this week, as “Zion” (their 59th released album) debuts at the summit of the ARIA Albums Chart.

March 3, 2013
Pink: Photo Ros O'Gorman, Noise11, Photo
What fun, Pink Has The Number One Single Again

Climbing back to the top of the ARIA Singles chart are Pink and Nate Ruess with “Just Give Me a Reason”.

March 3, 2013
Charles Jenkins image by Ros O'Gorman
Charles Jenkins, Kerrie Simpson To Play Conrad Family Benefit Sunday

Melbourne’s music community will gather on Sunday for the Rock & Roll Gumbo Medicine Show, a benefit for Karen Conrad and family.

March 1, 2013
Stevie Nicks: Photo Ros O'Gorman, Noise11, photo
Stevie Nicks To Speak At SXSW

Stevie Nicks is the latest speaker added to the SXSW Music Conference in Austin, Texas next month.

March 1, 2013
Vance Joy, Photo By Ros O'Gorman
Laneway Festival Heads To The USA To Launch At SXSW

The St Jerome’s Laneway Festival is heading to America with the official launch at SXSW in Austin next month.

March 1, 2013
Nick Cave and the Bad Seeds
Nick Cave Debuts At 29 In America

Nick Cave & The Bad Seeds ‘Push The Sky Away’ has debuted at no. 29 in the USA, becoming Nick’s highest American debut ever in America.

February 27, 2013
Toni Childs at the State Theatre
Toni Childs Completes Album And Starts Kickstarter Campaign

American singer songwriter Toni Childs has almost finished work on her next album ‘Citizens of the Planet’ and she has now launched a Kickstarter campaign to fund to create animations for the live experience.

February 27, 2013
Scot Crawford
Scot Crawford Appointed PledgeMusic Australia and New Zealand General Manager

Former Shock Records general manager Scot Crawford has been named the new GM of crowd-funding company PledgeMusic for Australia and New Zealand.

February 27, 2013