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Baby Animals photo by Ros O'Gorman, Noise11, photo
Social Family Records Joins Ambition Music Group

Social Family Records, the label behind Baby Animals and Steve Balbi, has signed at distribution deal with Robert Rigby’s Ambition Music Group.

April 16, 2014
The Audreys. photo by Ros O'Gorman
Dan Sultan, Ed Keupper, The Audreys To Play For Record Store Day

With Record Store Day this Saturday in music stores all across Australia music fans will have the chance to see live entertainment from some of Australia’s great musicians.

April 16, 2014
Russell Morris Van Diemans Land
Chet Faker And Russell Morris Have Two Big Sellers For The Week MIDWEEK SALES

Russell Morris 'Van Dieman's Land' and Chet Faker 'Built On Glass' are the week's two fastest selling albums so far while Sheppard are certain to hold onto the top of the singles chart with 'Geronimo'.

April 16, 2014
Kylie Minogue, Image, Ros O'Gorman, Noise11, Photo
Kylie Minogue To Play iHeartRadio Secret Show In Melbourne

Kylie Minogue has confirmed that she will perform a secret show for iHeartRadio in Melbourne soon.

April 15, 2014
Nick Cave, Photo: Ros O'Gorman
APRA Shortlist 20 Song of the Year Contenders

With the APRA Music Awards heading to Brisbane in June, APRA have revealed 20 songs up for the major award Song of the Year.

April 15, 2014
KISS, Etihad Stadium, Melbourne, Australia, 2013 Photo by Ros O'Gorman, Noise11 music news
Paul Stanley Calls Jann Werner A Spineless Weasel

Paul Stanley has been the most outspoken about the treatment of KISS by the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame.

April 14, 2014
Tanya Plibersek Named Ambassador For I Touch Myself Project

Tanya Plibersek, the Federal Member for Sydney, Shadow Minister for Foreign Affairs and Deputy Leader of the Opposition in the Australian Parliament, has been named Ambassador for the #itouchmyselfproject.

April 14, 2014
Chrissy Amphlett, Photo By Ros O'Gorman, Noise11, Photo
Chrissy Amphlett Divinyls Song Used For Breast Cancer Awareness

Divinyls classic ‘I Touch Myself’ is being used to create Breast Cancer awareness on the first anniversary of the death of Chissy Amphlett.

April 14, 2014
INXS, 2012: Photo Ros O'Gorman
INXS Just Beats Ball Park Music ARIA Album Chart

INXS barely hold onto the No.1 spot for a seventh week with the collection “The Very Best”, whilst the band is one of three Aussie acts within the top four selling albums this week.

April 12, 2014
Sheppard, Photo: Ros O'Gorman
Sheppard Land At No 1 On ARIA Singles Chart

We have a new No.1 single in Australia, Brisbane act Sheppard with their second release “Geronimo”, which lives up to its namesake, and leaps up seventeen places to land at the top spot on the ARIA Singles Chart this week.

April 12, 2014
Boris Johnson
London To Become Busking Capital of The World

London Mayor Boris Johnson is urging young musicians to sign up for Gigs busking competition and launches #BackBusking campaign to support capital's street musicians.

April 12, 2014
Bruce Springsteen at SXSW Photo by Ros O'Gorman
Rock and Roll Hall of Fame Inducts Springsteen, Nirvana, Kiss

Barkleys Center in Brooklyn was the site Thursday night for the induction of the class of 2014 into the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame.

April 11, 2014
Chet Faker: Photo Ros O'Gorman
Russell Morris, Chet Faker Leads New Releases For W/C April 11, 2014

Russell Morris' 'Van Dieman's Land' and Chet Faker's 'Built On Glass' are the major music releases this week and potentials for number one at the end of next week's chart.

April 10, 2014
5 Seconds Of Summer, Photo By Ros O'Gorman
5 Seconds Of Summer Debuts At No 2 In USA

Sydney’s 5 Seconds Of Summer has the number 2 record in America this week with tho ‘She Looks So perfect’ EP.

April 9, 2014
Ball Park Music Puddinghead
Ball Park Music Set For Australian No 1 Debut MIDWEEK REPORT

Ball Park Music looks set to debut with a number one album on the Australian chart this week and Pharrell Williams should stay at number one.

April 9, 2014
Andrew Loog Oldham Rolling Stoned
Andrew Loog Oldham Protests His Own Hall of Fame Induction

Andrew Loog Oldham will not be present for his own induction into the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame.

April 9, 2014
Davey Lane photo by Ros O'Gorman, Noise11, photo
Davey Lane Invites Fans To Crowd Fund His Debut Solo Album

Davey Lane of You Am I fame has committed to making his first solo album and has opened up the option for fans to get involved via crowdfunding.

April 9, 2014
Double J
Dig Music Rebrands As Double J With Myf Warhurst

The ABC’s digital radio channel Dig Music is about to undergo a rebrand with the new name Double J.

April 9, 2014
Frankie Knuckles
Frankie Knuckles Debuts In Death In UK

Frankie Knuckles ‘Your Love’ has debuted at no. 29 in the UK following the death of the legendary House founder last week.

April 7, 2014
Bette Midler photo by Ros O'Gorman
Bette Midler Reveals How Pandora Screws With Artists Income

Bette Midler is the latest artist to accuse streaming services Spotify and Pandora of ripping off artists.

April 6, 2014
INXS, Photo: Ros O'Gorman
INXS Back With No 1 Album In Australia

INXS maintain a sixth non-consecutive week at No.1 on the ARIA Albums chart with their compilation set “The Very Best of”, which is helped by the recent release of the TV mini-series on DVD and Blu-Ray.

April 5, 2014
Pharrell Williams Happy Returns As Australia’s No 1 Song

Returning for a twelfth week at No.1 on the ARIA Singles Chart is “Happy” by Pharrell Williams, which now becomes the equal longest running No.1 this century alongside Eminem’s “Lose Yourself” (Dec. 2002).

April 5, 2014
Jack White, Photo By Ros O'Gorman
Jack White To Make Fastest Record Ever, Drops New Track

Jack White has given fans an early preview of a brand new song titled ‘High Ball Stepper’.

April 5, 2014
Jagwar Ma
Jagwar Ma, Courtney Barnett Only Aussies To Make Glastonbury Line-up For 2014

Sydney's Jagwar Ma and Melbourne's Courtney Barnett are the sole Australian acts named to play Glastonbury 2014.

April 5, 2014
Marcia Hines Amazing
Marcia Hines, Dan Sultan Lead New Music Releases For W/C April 4 2014

Marcia Hines 'Amazing' and Dan Sultan's 'Blackbird' are the major album releases for the week.

April 5, 2014
triple j, Noise11, photo
Triple J Christmas Song Raises $19,477.83 For Red Cross

Triple J has written a cheque for $19,477.83 for the Red Cross from proceeds from their ‘Christmas Number 1’.

April 2, 2014
Bruce Springsteen in Melbourne Photo by Ros OGorman
Springsteen In, Ronstadt Out Of Hall Of Fame Event

The Rock and Roll Hall of Fame has announced a list of people who will induct this year's honoree and will perform.

April 2, 2014
Marcia Hines Amazing
Marcia Hines Amazing Exclusive Preview – Coldest Winter Nights

Marcia Hines will release her ‘Amazing’ album this Friday, marking her first original album since the 90s.

March 31, 2014
5 Seconds Of Summer, Photo By Ros O'Gorman
5 Seconds Of Summer Tops English Chart

Local Sydney based four piece all-male group 5 Seconds of Summer whose average age is 18 years old, have jumped to No.1 in Australia and New Zealand, plus they have debuted at the top of the English and Irish charts this week.

March 31, 2014
Slash. image by Ros O'Gorman
Melbourne’s Historic Venue The Palace To Close

Melbourne’s historic music venue The Palace will shut permanently in May.

March 31, 2014