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Reece Mastin - Photo By Ros O'Gorman
Michael Buble and Reece Mastin Stay No. 1 In Australia

The Christmas ARIA chart has stayed put with Michael Buble ‘Christmas’ remaining the number one album and Reece Mastin ‘Good Night’ the number one single.

December 26, 2011
Molly Meldrum - Photo By Ros O'Gorman
Ian Molly Meldrum Taken Off Life Support

11 days after his horrific ladder accident Ian Molly Meldrum has been taken off life support and is now breathing for himself.

December 26, 2011
Molly Meldrum - Photo By Ros O'Gorman
Molly Meldrum Wakes For Christmas

Ian Molly Meldrum awoke for Christmas today.

December 25, 2011
Presenting Mr McManus in The Age
Promoter Andrew McManus Exposed By The Age

The Age journalist Karl Quinn has published an explosive article on Australian promoter Andrew McManus.

December 23, 2011
Richard Wilkins Black Ties Red Carpets Black Ties
Richard Wilkins Book Was New Holland Publishers Best Seller

The Richard Wilkins book ‘Black Ties, Red Carpets, Green Rooms’ was the biggest selling book of the year for New Holland Publishers.

December 23, 2011
Molly Meldrum, Countdown Spectacular - Photo By Ros O'Gorman
Ian Molly Meldrum Surgery A Success

Doctors who operated on Ian Molly Meldrum today at The Alfred Hospital report the operation was a complete success.

December 22, 2011
Bono and U2. image by Ros O'Gorman
U2 Are The Top Touring Act Of 2011 By Far

Billboard has revealed the top-grossing touring acts of the year, and U2 come out on top by a long way.

December 22, 2011
Steve Jobs image
Steve Jobs To Be Awarded Posthumous Grammy

Apple founder Steve Jobs will be awarded a posthumous Grammy Award.

December 22, 2011
iTunes Logo
Artists Need To Sell 12399 Tracks To Earn Minimum Wage

New statistics out of the USA put a reality check back into the music industry. For starters, for a solo artist in the USA to earn the minimum wage ($1,160 per month) they need to sell 12,399 tracks on iTunes. For a group, you can divide that figure by the number of members in the band.

December 22, 2011
Molly Meldrum - Photo By Ros O'Gorman
Ian Molly Meldrum To Have Surgery Today

Ian ‘Molly’ Meldrum will undergo surgery today (December 22, 2012) to repair his broken collarbone and ribs following the fall one week ago at his Richmond home.

December 22, 2011
Elf Radio
Australian Radio Network Launches Elf Radio

The Australian Radio Network (ARN) has added Elf Radio, a 24/7 Christmas radio station to its digital channels.

December 22, 2011
Shock Records
Shock Founder David Williams Leaves The Company

David Williams, the founder of Shock Records, has left the company he founded 24 years ago.

December 22, 2011
Bridge Hotel, Castlemaine
The Bridge Hotel in Castlemaine Changes Hands, Plans To Start Hosting Gigs

The Bridge Hotel in the Victorian town of Castlemaine has new owners operating the business and new owners of the building, with the intention of turning it into a live music venue.

December 21, 2011
Yacht Club DJs
Prince of Wales St. Kilda Confirms Commitment To Live Music

The Prince Bandroom’s future has been in doubt recently, but today The Melbourne Pub Group confirmed that it will continue its newly acquired pub as a live music venue.

December 21, 2011
Live Nation
Live Nation Moves Into South Korea

The world’s biggest touring company Live Nation has launched in South Korea.

December 21, 2011
Molly Meldrum, Countdown Spectacular - Photo By Ros O'Gorman
UPDATE: Statement From Yael Cohn Regarding Ian Molly Meldrum

Yael Cohn, close friend of Ian Molly Meldrum has issued the following statement to update everyone on Molly's condition this morning (December 21).

December 21, 2011
Molly Meldrum, Countdown Spectacular - Photo By Ros O'Gorman
Ian Molly Meldrum Upgraded To Serious By Stable

The condition of Ian Molly Meldrum is continuing to improve and has been upgraded this morning from ‘critical’ to ‘serious but stable’.

December 21, 2011
The Regal Ballroom
Melbourne’s Regal Ballroom To Begin Hosting Gigs

After the depressing news about the East Brunswick Club and the uncertain future of the Prince Bandroom it’s nice to know that there is a new venue opening its doors in 2012 – The Regal Ballroom.

December 20, 2011
Molly Meldrum, Countdown Spectacular - Photo By Ros O'Gorman
Molly Meldrum Text Messages To Be Displayed At Federation Square

Tomorrow morning (December 21) you are invited to text your message of support to Ian Molly Meldrum and the messages will be displayed on the big screen at Federation Square.

December 20, 2011
Niagara and The Hitmen at The East Brunswick Club - Photo By Ros O'Gorman
The East Brunswick Club To Close Its Doors

The rumours are true. The East Brunswick Club will be closing its doors for the final time in March.

December 19, 2011
Michael Buble Christmas
Bublé Holds Off Reece Mastin On The ARIA Chart

Michael Bublé’s Christmas album holds off Reece Mastin’s debut on this week’s ARIA Chart wrap.

December 19, 2011
Why Should England Wait For Gotye Album?

The Gotye featuring Kimbra ARIA award winning song ‘Somebody That I Used To Know’ will be released in the UK in February. The question is why?

December 18, 2011
Wagons at SXSW. Photo by Ros O'Gorman
Wagons Hosts EMI Christmas Viral Ad

EMI have created a Christmas ad showing off their Australian roster, hosted by Wagons and starring Ricki-Lee, 360, Oh Mercy and Papa vs. Pretty, who have their first taste of egg-nog.

December 16, 2011
Fuse Festival
Brett Cottle Of APRA/AMCOS To Keynote At Fuse

APRA/AMCOS CEO Brett Cottle has been announced as a keynote speaker for the Fuse Festival in Adelaide in February.

December 14, 2011
Lanie Lane, Noise11, Ros O'Gorman, Photo
52 Australian Artists Invited To SXSW

Australia is gearing up for one of its biggest years ever at the SXSW music conference in Austin, Texas.

December 14, 2011
JB Hi-Fi Now
JB Hi-Fi Now Launches in Beta Mode

JB Hi-Fi have launched their unique method of selling music, at least in beta form, to customers willing to take the plunge into the world of cloud computing.

December 13, 2011
Sunset and Vine
Music Executive John Atterberry Dies After Gunshot

Music executive John Atterberry has died after being shot in the face during a Hollywood rampage last Friday.

December 13, 2011
Michael Buble Christmas
Bublé Trumps Black Keys And Winehouse On ARIA Chart

Michael Bublé holds number one while The Black Keys and Amy Winehouse disappoint on this week’s chart.

December 12, 2011
Ben Kweller - Photo By Ros O'Gorman
Ben Kweller Starts His Own Record Label

Ben Kweller has started his own record company.

December 6, 2011
Michael Buble Christmas
Bublé Climbs To The Top Of This Week’s ARIA Chart

Michael Bublé's festive fanfare finally hits the top on this week’s ARIA Chart wrap.

December 5, 2011