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ARIA Announce The Nominees For The Fine Arts And Artisan Awards For 2013

Although the official nominations for the ARIA Awards won’t be announced until the Nominations Event on October 15th, ARIA have today announced the nominations for the Fine Arts and Artisan Awards.

October 2, 2013
Bruce Springsteen at SXSW Photo by Ros O'Gorman
Ros O’Gorman and Mary Boukouvalas Present Photos In Tempo Exhibition

Two of Australia’s most experienced and prolific music photographers, Mary Boukouvalas and Ros O’Gorman, will present their follow up photo exhibition PIT (Photos In Tempo) to coincide with Melbourne Music Week in November.

October 2, 2013
The Vines at the Aussie BBQ at SXSW
SXSW Artists Submissions Close Next Week

Artists wishing to apply to showcase at SXSW in Texas have until October 11 to do so.

October 1, 2013
The Drones, Noise11, Photo
Independent Music Awards Final Nominees List

The 2013 Independent Music Awards will be announced in Melbourne on October 9.

October 1, 2013
Brian Canham, Pseudo Echo - Photo By Ros O'Gorman
Pseudo Echo To Record Fan Funded Album

Pseudo Echo will record their first album in 13 years with thanks to fans funding the project via Pledgemusic.

September 30, 2013
Kings Of Leon. Photo by Ros O'Gorman, Noise11, Photo
ARIA Albums: Kings Of Leon Mechanical Bull Debuts At No 1

In an extremely busy week for album entries, Kings of Leon land their third consecutive No.1 album on the ARIA chart as their sixth studio album “Mechanical Bull” debuts at top.

September 28, 2013
Katy Perry. image by Ros O'Gorman, Noise11, photo
ARIA Singles: Katy Perry Roar Spends 5th Week At No 1

Katy Perry’s “Roar” spends a fifth non-consecutive week at No.1 on the ARIA Singles Chart this week, taking Katy’s accumulated total at the top of the Australian charts to fifteen weeks, placing her at No.49 on the list of acts with the ‘Most Accumulated Weeks at No.1 (1940-2013).

September 28, 2013
Illy, Noise11, Photo
Illy Launches Label And Signs Allday

Australian hip-hop artist Illy has started his own record ONETWO and signed his first act.

September 28, 2013
Kate Miller-Heidke. image by Ros O'Gorman
Kate Miller-Heidke Leaves Sony And Goes Indie

Kate Miller-Heidke has become an indie artist.

September 27, 2013
Birdy: Photo By Ros O'Gorman
New Releases For W/C September 27, 2013

Birdy and Moby lead this weeks new releases.

September 27, 2013
Duff McKagen, Soundwave 2013, Photo By Ros O'Gorman, Noise11
Duff McKagan To Deliver Keynote At CBGB Music Festival Conference

Former Guns ‘n Roses and Velvet Revolver guitarist Duff McKagan will deliver the CBGB Music Festival Conference keynote in New York in October.

September 25, 2013
Kings Of Leon. Photo by Ros O'Gorman, Noise11, Photo
Midweek Chart: Kings Of Leon Set To Top Albums

Katy Perry should keeping roaring at No.1 this week in Australia, keeping Miley Cyrus at bay in the No.2 spot with her “Wrecking Ball”.

September 25, 2013
Peter Noble of Bluesfest - Image By Ros O'Gorman,, photo
Bluesfest Second Announcement Features Greg Allman and Aaron Neville

Allman Brothers legend Greg Allman will perform in Australia for the very first time for Bluesfest and soul legend Aaron Neville will play his first ever solo shows for Bluefest.

September 24, 2013
James Blunt. image by Ros O'Gorman
James Blunt To Perform For iHeartRADIO In Sydney

James Blunt will be in Sydney next week for a performance for iHeartRADIO.

September 23, 2013
Liberace, Noise11, Photo
Liberace Movie Wins Two Emmy Awards WINNERS LIST

‘Behind The Candleabra’, the movie about the life of Liberace, won two Emmy Awards.

September 23, 2013
Russell Morris, Sharkmouth, Noise11, Photo
Russell Morris Sharkmouth Is The Surprise Of 2013

With just over three months to go for the remainder of 2013, Russell Morris ‘Sharkmouth’ is shaping up to be the underdog success story of the year.

September 22, 2013
Keith Urban. images by Ros O'Gorman, Noise11, Photo
ARIA Albums: Keith Urban Fuse Debuts At No 1

The top three albums in the country are all new entries this week, with Keith Urban taking out the top spot with his ninth studio album entitled “Fuse”.

September 21, 2013
Katy Perry. image by Ros O'Gorman, Noise11, photo
ARIA Singles: Katy Perry Roars Back To The Top

Katy Perry goes back to No.1 in Australia with her track “Roar” this week, notching up a four week at the top, helped by X-Factor favorite Dami Im’s performance of the song on last weeks show, with Dami’s version entering at No.44.

September 21, 2013
Jason Singh Humannequin, Noise11, Photo
New Releases For W/C September 20, 2013

Former Taxiride singer/songwriter Jason Singh releases his first solo album 'Hummanequin' this week and the 20th anniversary edition of Nirvana's 'In Utereo' is also out today.

September 20, 2013
Nick Cave and the Bad Seeds, 2013, Photo By Ros O'Gorman, Noise11, Photo
The 27th Annual ARIA Awards Gets A New Home

After a successful 2012, the ARIA Awards are set to take place on Sunday December 1st at a new venue, Sydney's The Star.

September 19, 2013
Keith Urban. images by Ros O'Gorman, Noise11, Photo
Midweek Chart: Keith Urban Set To Debut With Top Album

Keith Urban should have the number one album this week with 'Fuse' and after X-Factor contestant Dami Im performed “Roar” by Katy Perry this past week, it could help Katy back to the top spot, and give Dami a Top 30 debut with her rendition.

September 18, 2013
Ken West, Photo Ros O'Gorman
Ken West Confirms AJ Maddah Has Joined Big Day Out

Big Day Out founder Ken West has confirmed that Soundwave boss AJ Maddah is now part of the Big Day Out team.

September 18, 2013
Deadmau5, Noise11, Photo
Deadmau5 and Macklemore and Ryan Lewis To Play Future Music Festival

Deadmau5 and Macklemore & Ryan Lewis will headline the Future Music Festival in 2014.

September 17, 2013
IHeartRADIO launches in Australia, Noise11, Photo
iHeartRADIO Is Most Downloaded App For iTunes Australia

Within 48 hours of the Australian Radio Network launching the iHeartRADIO mobile app the app has become the number one free app in Australia.

September 17, 2013
Keith Urban. images by Ros O'Gorman, Noise11, Photo
Keith Urban Battles The Weeknd For US Chart Dominance

Keith Urban ‘Fuse’ is in a tight battle against The Weeknd ‘Kiss Land’ for the top spot on the US album chart this week with less than 1000 sales between the top two spots with just under half of the weeks sales counted.

September 17, 2013
Franz Ferdinand photo by Ros O'Gorman, Noise11, Photo
AJ Maddah Officially Cancels Harvest

Soundwave Touring boss AJ Maddah has confirmed that the Harvest Festival has been officially cancelled.

September 17, 2013
Ken West, Photo Ros O'Gorman
Has Soundwave’s AJ Bought Ken West Out Of Big Day Out?

The word doing the rounds at close of business today (September 16, 2013) was that Soundwave boss AJ Maddah has bought out Ken West’s share of Big Day Out.

September 16, 2013
L to R Ken Outch Gil Robert Ross Fraser Gordon Pitt John Parker Tony Glover Emmanuel Candi, Noise11, Photo
Daryl Braithwaite Returns To Sony Music

Daryl Braithwaite has returned to Sony Music where he recorded his two biggest solo albums more than two decades ago.

September 15, 2013
Arctic Monkeys. Photo by Ros O'Gorman, Noise11, Photo
ARIA Albums: Arctic Monkeys AM Debuts At Number One

The fifth studio album for The Arctic Monkeys entitled “AM” becomes the bands fifth Top 5 album and second No.1, as their debut set “Whatever People Say I Am, That’s What I’m Not” went to the top in February of 2006.

September 14, 2013
Redfoo Lets Get Ridiculous
ARIA Singles: Redfoo Is Number One

X-Factor judge, LMFAO member and the eighth child of Motown founder Berry Gordy Jr., Redfoo (born Stefan Kendall) debuts at the No.1 spot on the ARIA Singles Chart this week with his track “Let's Get Ridiculous”, debuting on Gold (●) sales status.

September 14, 2013