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New Music Releases For 24 April 2015

New music releases this week include albums by Blur, Josh Groban, Millencolin, Ruby Boots, Reba McEntire and The Airborne Toxic Event.

April 24, 2015
Mary Mihelakos announcing Leaps and Bounds 2015, photo by Ros O'Gorman
Leaps And Bounds Reveal 2015 Program

The City of Yarra has revealed the third annual Leaps and Bounds Music Festival at a launch party at the Gasometer in Collingwood and once again, it has announced an outstanding lineup with over 50 venues collectively hosting more than 300 events featuring around 800 acts during the 17 day festival.

April 24, 2015
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Django Django Guest This Week on Noise11 iHeartRadio

Jimmy Dixon of Django Django is the special guest on iHeartRadio Music News, powered by Noise11 this week.

April 24, 2015
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Metallica Cassette Was Second Best Seller For Record Store Day

Metallica's special cassette release for Record Store Day was the second biggest selling item on the day last weekend.

April 23, 2015
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Splendour In The Grass Sells Out In Less Than One Hour

Splendour In the Grass tickets were snapped up fast and the event sold-out within an hour of going on sale today.

April 23, 2015
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Jay-Z’s Tidal Stiffs

Just two weeks after Jay-Z introduced his Tidal streaming service, the interest has almost dropped out of site. With the share price escalating and then sliding, Tidal has caused a major 'Pump and Dump' on the Swedish Stock Exchange.

April 22, 2015
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Triple J Is The No 1 Radio Station 18-40 In Melbourne

The ABC’s “youth network” Triple J is the number one radio station in Melbourne for 18-24 and 25-39 year olds. What does that say about the quality of commercial radio?

April 21, 2015
Jazz Bell Awards namesake Graham Bell. photo by Ros O'Gorman
2015 Jazz Bell Award Nominees Announced

The Jazz Bell Awards will be handed out in Melbourne on April 30.

April 20, 2015
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Green Day, Ringo Starr, Joan Jett Added To Rock And Roll Hall Of Fame

Ringo Starr, Green Day, Joan Jett, Stevie Ray Vaughan, Bill Withers, The Paul Butterfield Blues Band and The 5 Royals are now all members of The Rock and Roll Hall of Fame.

April 19, 2015
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ARIA Albums: Spirit Of The Anzacs Spends 4th Week At No 1

Lee Kernaghan is spending his fourth straight week at the top of the ARIA Albums chart this week with “Spirit of the ANZACS”, becoming the equal second longest running album for 2015 alongside the ‘Fifty Shades of Grey’ soundtrack and just behind “1989” for Taylor Swift which has so far notched up five weeks at the top for this year.

April 18, 2015
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ARIA Singles: Wiz Khalifa and Charlie Puth Remain On Top

The theme from ‘Furious 7’ for Wiz Khalifa and Charlie Puth entitled “See You Again” holds at No.1 in Australia for a second week atop the ARIA Singles chart, the track picking up a Platinum in sales in the process.

April 18, 2015
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The Black Sorrows Release Endless Sleep 46 and 47 For Record Store Day

Joe Camilleri has two new Black Sorrows albums this week. Both ‘Endless Sleep #46’ and ‘Endless Sleep #47’ have been released for Record Store Day on vinyl with a bonus CD.

April 17, 2015
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Justin Townes Earle, Millencolin Guest On Noise11’s iHeartRadio Show

Justin Townes Earle talks about the state of the music industry and Millencolin reveal the political message behind there new music in this week’s iHeartRadio Music News powered by Noise11.com.

April 17, 2015
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Tim McGraw, Bjork In Most Influential List

Country superstar Tim McGraw and eclectic singer Bjork have been named to the 100 Most Influential People by the editors of Time Magazine.

April 17, 2015
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Vinyl Sales Continue To Surge

Firm ICM Unlimited has surveyed over 2,000 members of the British public and has found that the appetite for vinyl records continues to grow.

April 16, 2015
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David Bowie Life On Mars Is UK’s Biggest Selling Vinyl Single

The vinyl resurgence is in full swing and Britain's Official Charts Company has released their list of the biggest selling vinyl singles and albums of the 2010's, so far.

April 15, 2015
Spirit of the Anzacs
ARIA Albums: Spirit Of The Anzacs In No 1

Lee Kernaghan stays at No.1 for a third consecutive week with his album “Spirit of the ANZACS”.

April 11, 2015
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ARIA Singles: Wiz Khalifa See You Again Is No 1

Wiz Khalfia has the number one song in Australia.

April 11, 2015
Rock The Granny, music news, noise11.com
Rock The Granny Petition Requests AFL To Use Aussie Acts At Grand Final

The Rock The Granny petition has launched to persuade the AFL to present Australian artists for the pre-match entertainment at this year’s Grand Final in Melbourne.

April 10, 2015
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Conrad Sewell, Jamie Lawson Join Noise11 iHeartRadio Music News

Conrad Sewell and Jamie Lawson have recently completed an Australia tour with Ed Sheeran. This week on iHeartRadio Music News, powered by Noise11.com, Jamie and Conrad drop by the Noise11 studios.

April 10, 2015
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Shelley Segal Christens EP And Sets Launch Dates

Melbourne singer songwriter Shelley Segal has christened her next EP ‘Strange Feeling’ and will launch the album with a series of dates in her hometown.

April 7, 2015
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Jane Gazzo’s First Hour On Triple M PLAYLIST

Jane Gazzo has completed her first hour in her new job at Triple M Melbourne squeezing 11 songs including three Australian artists into the playlist.

April 7, 2015
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Silverchair Frogstomp Is A Top 20 Hit Again

20 years after its debut Silverchair’s debut album ‘Frogstromp’ is back in the Australian Top 20.

April 6, 2015
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Courtney Barnett Debuts At No 1 On Billboard Alternative Chart

Melbourne’s Courtney Barnett has the number one album this week on Billboard’s Alternative Album chart with her debut ‘Sometimes I Sit and Think, Sometimes I Just Sit’.

April 6, 2015
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ARIA Singles: Major Lazer Has No 1 Song

US DJ and producer Major Lazer (better known as Diplo) lands his first No.1 single in Australia this week, as his dance track “Lean On” featuring Danish singer M0 and French artist DJ Snake jumps up three places to land at the top of the ARIA Singles chart.

April 4, 2015
Spirit of the Anzacs
ARIA Albums: Spirit of the Anzacs Stays On Top

Lee Kernaghan remains for a second week at the top of the ARIA Albums chart with “Spirit of the ANZACS”, the album picking up a Gold sales certification this week too.

April 4, 2015
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New Music Releases For April 3, 2015

Brian Wilson, All Time Low, Hoodie Allen, While She Sleeps and Foo Fighters video album lead this week's new releases.

April 4, 2015
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Brian Cadd, Joe Camilleri, Michael Chugg On Noise11 iHeart Show This Week

Australian music legends Brian Cadd and Joe Camilleri and promoter Michael Chugg are this weeks guests on iHeartRadio music news powered by Noise11.com.

April 3, 2015
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Future Music Festival Has No Future

Future Music Festival, Australia's electronic music festival, has been canned.

April 2, 2015
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Jay-Z Launches New Streaming Service Tidal

Jay-Z held a press conference on Monday to announce his new Tidal subscription music service.

March 31, 2015