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Sounds Australia Confirms No Australians Injured In SXSW Tragedy

Sounds Australia, Australia’s artist representatives at SXSW, have confirmed that no Australian’s were killed or injured in the SXSW tragedy which claimed two lives in Austin, Tx early this morning.

March 13, 2014
SXSW tragedy
SXSW Tragedy, Police Call For Witnesses After Car Slams Into Crowd

Austin Police are calling for anyone who witnessed the horrific incident when a driver killed two people on Red River, Austin to contact them.

March 13, 2014
Michael Chugg
Michael Chugg Celebrates 50 Years In The Music Business

Michael Chugg, one of Australia’s most respected concert promoters, has clocked up 50 years in the music biz.

March 13, 2014
Neil Young & Crazy Horse, The Plenary, Melbourne, 2013, Ros O'Gorman, Noise11, Photo
Neil Young Blows Pono Launch After Embarrassing CEO Gaff

Neil Young’s investor pitch SXSW presentation came to an embarrassing halt when CEO John Hamm failed to answer a simple question … “what’s your cut?”.

March 12, 2014
Cherry Bar buys Yah Yahs
Cherry Bar Buys Yah Yah’s

Melbourne’s iconic Yah Yah’s music venue has been bought by Melbourne’s icon music venue Cherry Bar.

March 12, 2014
Coldplay, Photo: Ros O'Gorman
Coldplay Preview New Songs At SXSW

Coldplay launched their new album ‘Ghost Stories’ with a one-hour showcase performance at SXSW in Austin, Tx on Tuesday night.

March 12, 2014
Pharrell Williams, Photo by Ian Laidlaw 2
Pharrell Williams Vs INXS On Next Chart MIDWEEK SALES

Pharrell Williams’ shows last week at Future Music Festival and his many media interviews around the country seem to have cemented him at the top of the Australian charts for a possible tenth week with his infectious track “Happy”.

March 12, 2014
Pono
Neil Young Addresses SXSW and Launches Pono

Neil Young says venture-capital companies didn’t get his new music device Pono because they couldn’t “own it” so he has taken it to the people.

March 12, 2014
KIIS1065
KIIS Is Sydney’s No 1 FM, 2DAYFM Beheaded In Survey

Austereo’s crown jewel 2DAYFM has been rendered a headless corpse following the first radio survey of 2014, which has placed KIIS 1065 Sydney’s number one FM station.

March 11, 2014
Neil Young at SXSW. Photo by Ros O'Gorman
Neil Young To Unveil Pono At SXSW

Neil Young will unveil his PonoPlayer on Tuesday at SXSW in Austin, TX but, if you want one, you'll have to go through Kickstarter.

March 11, 2014
Justin Bieber, Photo By Ros O'Gorman
Justin Bieber Drops Into SXSW

Justin Bieber has made a surprise appearance and performance at the last place on Earth you would expect to find him – SXSW, Austin, Tx.

March 11, 2014
Shirley Manson of Garbage with Brody Dalle
Garbage To Release Brody Dalle Duet For Record Store Day

Garbage have two brand new songs coming for Record Store Day and one is a duet with Brody Dalle.

March 10, 2014
Record Store Day Australia
Record Store Day Australia Set For Easter Saturday

Record Store Day Australia will return for 2014 on the Saturday of the Easter weekend, April 19.

March 9, 2014
Lady Gaga, Photo Ros O'Gorman, Noise11, photo
Lady Gaga Confirmed As SXSW Keynote Speaker

Lady Gaga will speak for the SXSW music conference in Austin, Texas next Friday (March 14).

March 9, 2014
Garry Gary Beers, INXS - Photo by Ros O'Gorman
INXS Keeps Pharrell Williams From No 1 ARIA ALBUMS

INXS score a fourth week at No.1 on the ARIA Albums Chart with the collection “The Very Best”, and in the process the album becomes the longest running No.1 album for 2014.

March 8, 2014
Pharrell Williams
Pharrell Williams Stays Happy On Australian Chart ARIA SINGLES

With Pharrell Williams in the country this past week for the Future Music Festival, his appearance at The Oscars on Monday night here (U.S.A. on their Sunday), and the release of his new album “G I R L” (new at No.2), he stakes his ninth week at the top of the ARIA Singles Chart with the newly certified 5x▲ Platinum single “Happy”.

March 8, 2014
Gotye: Photo by Gerry Nicholls, Noise11, photo
Gotye Debuts In UK Top 50 Singles Of All-Time

Gotye featuring Kimbra ‘Somebody That I Used To Know’ is officially the 39th biggest song of all-time in the UK.

March 8, 2014
Elton John, Photo: Ros O'Gorman, Noise11, photo
Elton John Maintains UK Biggest Selling Song Of All-Time

Elton John remains atop the list of the biggest selling singles in British recording history as the Official Charts Company updates their definitive list.

March 8, 2014
Guy Garvey, Elbow, 2011-07-27, Photo Ros O'Gorman
Elbow, Jason Singh Tops New Releases For W/C March 7, 2014

Elbow top the album releases this week while former Taxiride frontman Jason Singh tops the single releases.

March 7, 2014
Spandau Ballet
Spandau Ballet Added To SXSW Lou Reed Tribute

Spandau Ballet will perform at the Lou Reed tribute show at SXSW in Austin, Texas next week.

March 6, 2014
Pink, Rod Laver Arena, Melbourne, Ros O'Gorman, Photo
Pink Re-Signs With RCA

Pink has signed a new recording contract with RCA Records that will see her with the labels for many more albums to come.

March 6, 2014
Welcome To The Jungle – Navigating the Music Business In Australia by Andrew Watt
Want to learn how to navigate the music business in Australia?

Entertainment and media lawyer, journalist, and the founder of InPress, Andrew Watt has released his guide to the Australian music industry titled ‘Welcome To The Jungle – Navigating the Music Business In Australia’.

March 6, 2014
Big Scary, music news, noise11.com
Big Scary Win Australian Music Prize

Big Scary have been named victorious for the 9th Australian Music Prize for their ‘Not Art’ album.

March 5, 2014
Pharrell Williams
Pharrell Williams Set For No 1 Album And Single MIDWEEK SALES

With Pharrell Williams in the country this week for the Future Music Festival, plus his appearance at The Oscars over the weekend, and not mention his new album GIRL being released at the start of the week, it looks likely that he will holding for a ninth week at No.1 in Australia with his song “Happy”.

March 5, 2014
Lizottes
Lizotte’s Goes Up For Sale

Lizotte’s, one of Australia most loved and most frequented music establishments, is up for sale.

March 5, 2014
Gotye, Wally De Backer, arriving at the APRA Awards, Ros O'Gorman, Photo
APRA Awards To Head To Brisbane

Brisbane, home of Australia’s biggest music conference BigSound, will host the APRA Awards in June.

March 4, 2014
Disney Frozen soundtrack
Frozen’s Let It Go Is Oscar Song Of The Year

‘Let It Go’, from the movie Frozen, has won Best Original Song at the Academy Awards.

March 3, 2014
Thirty Seconds To Mars, Jared Leto, Video, Music Interview, Noise11, Ros O'Gorman, Photo
Jared Leto Is An Oscar Winner VIDEO

30 Seconds To Mars singer Jared Leto has won an Academy Award for his role as transsexual Rayon in ‘Dallas Buyers Club’.

March 3, 2014
Beck, Harvest Festival 2012: Photo Ros O'Gorman
Beck Scores His Highest UK Debut Ever

Beck has managed to score his career best on the U.K. Albums chart with a number 4 debut of Morning Phase.

March 3, 2014
INXS, 2012: Photo Ros O'Gorman
INXS Spend Third Week At Number One On ARIA Albums

INXS hold for a third week at No.1 with their “Very Best of” collection, becoming their second longest running chart-topping album behind “The Swing” (TW-34) which stayed atop for five weeks from April 1984.

March 1, 2014