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Neil Finn photo by Ros O'Gorman
Neil Finn, The Church Added To Bigsound

Bigsound 2014 will feature talks from Neil Finn and The Church at the 2014 music conference in Brisbane.

July 10, 2014
jackson Browne photo by Ros OGorman
Jackson Browne, Loretta Lynn To Be Honored At Americana Awards

Jackson Browne and Loretta Lynn will be honored by The Americana Music Association with Lifetime Achievement Awards for 2014.

July 10, 2014
The Madden Brothers
Madden Brothers Tracking For No 1 Song MIDWEEK SALES

After the performance on Monday night on The Voice for their new single “We Are Done” (TW-4), The Madden Brothers could be on track to take over the top spot on the ARIA Singles chart this coming weekend.

July 9, 2014
Mick Jagger, The Rolling Stones image by Ros O'Gorman, Noise11, photo
Streams Now Qualify For Gold And Platinum In UK

The BPI's famous Certified Awards Programme, which awards Platinum, Gold and Silver disc certification status to music recordings as they achieve particular sales milestones, now includes streaming data from audio services alongside download and physical format sales for singles.

July 9, 2014
iHeartRadio Noise11 channel music news
iHeartRadio Music News Powered by Playlist Week 10

iHeartRadio Music News powered by Noise11 this week features new music from Tom Petty, Robert Plant and Tweedy.

July 9, 2014
Red Symons,
You Just Like Red Symons Cos He’s Good In Bed

More people in Melbourne now wakeup with Red Symons on the radio.

July 9, 2014
Bakehouse Studio artists photo by Zo Gay
Bakehouse Studios To Hold Open Day To Launch Art Rooms

Melbourne’s iconic Bakehouse Studios will open its doors to the public for the first time ever next Saturday as part of the Leaps and Bounds Festival.

July 6, 2014
Peter Dawkins
Vale Peter Dawkins, Legendary Producer Dies Aged 68

Peter Dawkins, the Australian-based, New Zealand born legendary producer, died on Thursday, July 3 at age 68 after a fall.

July 6, 2014
5 Seconds Of Summer, Photo By Ros O'Gorman
5 Seconds Of Summer Top ARIA Albums

The self-titled debut album for Sydney four-piece 5 Seconds of Summer comes straight in at No.1, selling enough to achieve Gold (●) in its first week on sale, and giving us Australian acts at the top of both major charts this week.

July 5, 2014
Justice Crew - Photo By Ros O'Gorman
Justice Crew Spends 9 Weeks On Top Of ARIA Singles

Justice Crew stays at the top of the ARIA Singles chart for a ninth week with “Que Sera”, which also notches up 3x▲Platinum in sales, plus it also becomes the longest run at the top of the ARIA charts for an Australian act (1983 to 2014).

July 5, 2014
Bruce Milne photo by Ros O'Gorman
Bruce Milne Takes Leaps And Bounds Around Melbourne Music History

Bruce Milne, one of the pioneers of Melbourne’s music heritage, is giving music fans a rare insight into the music history of the city with the Leaps and Bounds bus tour.

July 5, 2014
Anthony Cumia
Anthony Cumia Fired From Sirius Over Racist Tweet Continues To Attack Network

Anthony Cumia of the Opie & Anthony show on Sirius Radio is continuing to attack his former network on Twitter after being fired for posting racist remarks.

July 5, 2014
Pink Floyd The Division Bell box set
Pink Floyd, Sia Lead The Week’s New Releases

The Pink Floyd 'Division Bell' reissue and the new Sia album lead this weeks new releases.

July 4, 2014
iHeartRadio Noise11 channel music news
iHeartRadio Music News Powered By Noise11 Playlist Week 9

iHeartRadio Music News powered by Noise11 features an interview with David Gray, Joe Camilleri and Jake Mason about the Cookin' On 3 Burners project.

July 3, 2014
Allan Caswell
Allan Caswell Loses 10 Year Legal Battle With Sony ATV

Australian songwriter Alan Caswell has lost a 10 year legal battle with music publisher ATV Sony over similarities between his song ‘On The Inside’ and Alabama’s ‘Christmas In Dixie’.

July 3, 2014
Aussie BBQ at SXSW, Noise11, Photo
SXSW Ready For 2015 Artist Submissions

SXSW is about to open applications for artist showcases for the 2015 conference in Austin.

July 3, 2014
RCA Studio A Building,
Harold Bradley Raises Voice Over RCA Nashville Closure

Much has been made over the last week about the potential sales of the building housing the famed RCA Studio A.

July 3, 2014
Hey Stoopid, Jack Ponti Speaks The Hard Truth Of The Music Biz

Jack Ponti's credits align him with Bon Jovi, Alice Cooper, India.Arie, Sebastian Bach, just to name a few.

July 3, 2014
Justice Crew - Photo By Ros O'Gorman
Justice Crew Tracking For 9th Week At No 1 MIDWEEK SALES

At the moment, it looks like Justice Crew could be heading for a ninth week at No.1 with “Que Sera”.

July 2, 2014
Ed Sheeran, Photo Image Ros O'Gorman, Noise11
Ed Sheeran Breaks Spotify UK Streaming Record

Ed Sheeran ‘x’ has broken Spotify records for first week streaming.

July 2, 2014
King Gizzard and the Lizard Wizard, Carlton Dry Independent Music Awards, Photo Ros O'Gorman
Independent Music Awards Open Grant Applications

The Independent Music Awards have opened up applications for for artists for the $50,000 grant to boost profile overseas from Carlton Dry.

July 2, 2014
Brann Dailor, Mastodon - Photo By Ros O'Gorman
Soundwave Becomes Two Big Days Out

Soundwave will be a two-day festival across Australia in 2015.

June 28, 2014
Ed Sheeran, Photo By Ros O'Gorman
Ed Sheeran Tops ARIA Albums With X

It took Ed Sheeran 42 weeks to climb to No.1 with his first album “+” (TW-29), whilst this week his follow up “x” (multiply) comes straight in at No.1 and also achieves Gold (●) in sales first week of release.

June 28, 2014
Justice Crew - Photo By Ros O'Gorman
Justice Crew Block Coldplay From Number One Single ARIA SINGLES

Justice Crew hold for an eighth week at No.1 on the ARIA Singles chart, matching the only other eight week stretch at the top this decade, Gotye with “Somebody That I Used to Know” (from 15-Aug-2011).

June 28, 2014
Katy Perry. image by Ros O'Gorman, Noise11, photo
Katy Perry Is Top Digital Artist Of All Time

Katy Perry has been announced as the top digital artist of all time.

June 27, 2014
Jersey Boys soundtrack
Every Time I Die, Jersey Boys Leads New Releases

Every Die I Time and Jersey Boys have the two major album releases this week while indie rock fans should look out for the new Monks of Mellonwah song.

June 27, 2014
Ed Sheeran, Photo By Ros O'Gorman
Ed Sheeran Sydney iHeartRadio Performance Heads To TV

Ed Sheeran’s intimate Sydney performance for iHeartRadio will be broadcast on digital television channel Eleven this Saturday.

June 26, 2014
ARIA, music news,
ARIA Award Nominations Close Monday

Australian recording artists have until next Monday June 30 to apply to be eligible for the 2014 ARIA Awards if they are not already.

June 26, 2014
Big Day Out billboard in Melbourne photo by Noise11, Photo
ITS OFFICIAL: Big Day Out Dumped For 2015

Big Day Out will not happen in 2015 of Austin based C3 became the sole owners of the event after director AJ Maddah sold out last week.

June 26, 2014
Pearl Jam at Big Day Out
Is Big Day Out Over And Out?

The future of Big Day Out 2015 is looking unlikely with the departure of director AJ Maddah from the executive structure and shareholding.

June 26, 2014