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Jim Ladd, formerly of KLOS
KLOS Los Angeles Fires The Last DJ Jim Ladd

Legendary DJ Jim Ladd, the subject of Tom Petty’s ‘The Last DJ’, has been dumped by Los Angeles radio station KLOS.

October 27, 2011
Chris Martin of Coldplay. Image by Ros O'Gorman.
Coldplay An Easy Number One For USA

Coldplay will easily have the number one album in America next week with ‘Xylo Myloto’.

October 27, 2011
Casting Crowns
Baptist Ministers Casting Crowns Knock Adele From Top In USA

Casting Crown, a band of Baptist Ministers, have knocked Adele from the number one spot on the US album chart this week.

October 26, 2011
Face The Music, The Push
Paul Mac, Henry Wagons, Jon Toogood To Speak At Face The Music

The Face The Music conference in Melbourne next month will feature musicians offering first hand advice for industry newbies.

October 26, 2011
Adele images noise11.com photo
Adele Continues But Six New Albums Hit The Top Twenty

Adele’s reign goes on, but the top twenty got a shake up on this week’s ARIA chart.

October 24, 2011
Michael Gudinski. Photo by Ros O'Gorman
Michael Gudinski Joins The Board of MCM

Michael Gudinski, Mushroom Records founder and now Chairman of the Mushroom Group of Companies, has joined the board of MCM Entertainment Group Limited (MEG).

October 19, 2011
The Project: Dave Hughes, Charlie Pickering, Carrie Bickmore
The 7PM Project Changes Name And Moves Timeslot

From October 31, The 7PM Project will be known as The Project and move to 6.30pm on Network Ten. Oh, and yeah, George Negus’s ‘6.30’ has been axed.

October 19, 2011
Adele 21 image noise11.com photos
Adele Beats Out Chris Isaak And Evanescence

Adele holds off strong showings from Chris Isaak and Evanescence on this week’s chart wrap.

October 17, 2011
360 at the Independent Music Awards - Photo By Ros O'Gorman
The Jezabels Lead 2011’s AIR Award Winners

Sydney quartet The Jezabels scored two awards at the Jagermeister Independent Music Awards last night.

October 13, 2011
Iva Davies - Photo By Ros O'Gorman
Icehouse To Play For Entertainment Assist Fundraiser

Icehouse will perform in a small, intimate environment for the Entertainment Assist gala variety dinner fund-raiser ‘Gotta Have Heart’ on October 28.

October 12, 2011
Boy & Bear
Gotye, Boy & Bear, Drapht Grab Seven ARIA Nominations

Gotye, Boy & Bear and Drapht have picked up seven nominations each for the 2011 ARIA Awards.

October 12, 2011
Village Sounds
Village Sounds and The Atlas Agency merge

Village Sounds and The Atlas Agency, two of Australia’s biggest music agencies, have merged. The combined company will be known as Village Sounds.

October 12, 2011
Adele images noise11.com photo
Adele Holds Off 360, Kernaghan And Farnham On The Chart

Neither rapper 360, country superstar Lee Kernaghan, nor John Farnham can knock Adele off the top of this week’s chart.

October 10, 2011
Jive and Arista
Sony Shuts Down Arista, Jive and J Records

Sony has shut down three of its biggest labels Arista, Jive and J Records and moved the artists to the RCA Records label.

October 8, 2011
Samsung Music Hub
Samsung To Launch Music Hub In Australia

Samsung will launch Music Hub, the latest subscription music service to hit Australia, on October 17 on the Samsung Galaxy S II.

October 8, 2011
Steve Jobs image
Steve Jobs Dies At 56

Apple founder Steve Jobs has died at the age of 56.Jobs death was reported moments ago by Associated Press.

October 5, 2011
Darren Middleton
Powderfinger’s Darren Middleton Joins Red Door Sounds Studio

Powderfinger guitarist and producer Darren Middleton has joined the fold at Chris Cheney’s Red Door Sounds studio.

October 5, 2011
Adele 21 image noise11.com photos
Adele Tops A Huge New Release Week

Adele still reigns supreme on the charts but twelve new entries break into the top 25 in this week’s chart.

October 3, 2011
Merrick Watts, Triple M
Merrick Watts Jumps Ship To Triple M

After hanging up his headphones at Nova, Sydney Merrick Watts has jumped ship to opposition station Triple M replacing Roy and HG.

September 28, 2011
Face The Music, The Push
SXSW’s Brent Grulke Coming For Face The Music

At this year’s Face The Music conference in Melbourne, I will be hosting the keynote address with international guest Brent Grulke, the creative director of SXSW.

September 26, 2011
Adele 21 image noise11.com photos
The Jezabels Threaten Adele On The Charts

Sydney quartet The Jezabels run right up to Adele in this week’s ARIA Chart wrap.

September 26, 2011
The Jezabels
The Jezabels Debut At No. 2

Congrats to indie band The Jezabels who have debuted at no. 2 on the ARIA chart with their debut album ‘Prisoner’.

September 26, 2011
Tony Bennett Duets 2
Tony Bennett Scores His First Ever Number One

After 60 years and more than 70 albums, Tony Bennett is poised to have his first number 1 album. According to Hits Daily Double, Duets II will sell between 160 and 170,000 copies outdistancing Lady Antebellum who will move 140 to 150,000 copies of their album which is in its second week of release.

September 26, 2011
Universal Music
Universal Music Counts On An Ad Driven Recovery

The Universal Music Group is planning on increasing music sales the good old-fashioned way … by advertising. 

September 25, 2011
Baron Wolman
Meet Veteran Music Photographer Baron Wolman In Melbourne This Weekend

Baron Wolman, the original music photographer for Rolling Stone magazine, will be at The Raw Gallery in South Melbourne for the start of his Every Picture Tells A Story exhibition.

September 23, 2011
The Amity Affliction Photo by Ros O'Gorman
The Amity Affliction Sign With Roadrunner Worldwide

Queensland band The Amity Affliction will be released worldwide through Roadrunner Records.

September 22, 2011
Live Nation
Live Nation and Universal Create Joint Venture

The world’s largest record company has joined forces with the world’s biggest touring and management company. Live Nation and Universal Music have done a deal.

September 20, 2011
DJ Minx
DJ Minx Wins She Can DJ And Signs To EMI

DJ Minx has been named She Can DJ 2011 and has picked up a global deal with EMI Records to go along with the title.

September 19, 2011