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ARIA Singles: Katy Perry Is Still Roaring

Katy Perry is spending a seventh week at the top of the ARIA Singles Chart with her smash song “Roar”, making it the second longest running No.1 of 2013 behind Robin Thicke’s “Blurred Lines” at eight weeks.

October 12, 2013
Archie Roach, The Age Music Victoria Awards, Photo Ros O'Gorman
Archie Roach To Speak At AWME

Indigenous music icon Archie Roach has been announced as a keynote speaker for the Australian World Music Expo (AWME) in Melbourne in November.

October 12, 2013
Eddie Vedder of Pearl Jam. photo by Ros O'Gorman
New Releases For W/C October 11, 2013

New Releases for week commencing Friday 11th October, 2013 (unless otherwise noted below)

October 11, 2013
Archie Roach, The Age Music Victoria Awards, Photo Ros O'Gorman
Genre Winners And Public Nominees Announced for The Age Music Victoria Awards

The inaugural Age Music Victoria Awards public nominations and genre winners event was held last night with The Drones leading the charge with three nominations for the public awards.

October 11, 2013
Lorde, Ian Laidlaw, Photo
Midweek Chart: It Is Lorde Vs Miley Cyrus For Aussie Chart

Miley Cyrus is the best bet for taking over the top spot on the ARIA chart this week but this week's pure heroine Lorde is putting up a good fight.

October 10, 2013
ALYS, Noise11, Photo
New World Artists Are Living Next Door To ALYS

Queensland singer songwriter ALYS has joined the New World Artist family for worldwide artist representation.

October 10, 2013
WAM, Noise11, Photo
WAM Music Conference Perth Speakers Announced

Speakers have been announced for the WAM Music Conference in Perth in November with Noise11’s Paul Cashmere joining a list of music industry identities including Danny Rogers of St Jerome’s Festival, Clive Hodson of Perfect Pitch Publishing and Will Lanarch-Jones of Parallel Management.

October 10, 2013
King Gizzard and the Lizard Wizard, Carlton Dry Independent Music Awards, Photo Ros O'Gorman
Flume Pick Up Carlton Dry Independent Music Awards COMPLETE WINNERS LIST

Electronic act Flume was the major winner of the Carlton Dry Independent Music Awards, held last night in Melbourne picking up four awards.

October 10, 2013
Lorde, Ian Laidlaw, Photo
Lorde Pure Heroine Is Spotify’s Most Streamed Debut Album

‘Pure Heroine’ by Lorde is the most streamed debut album ever for Spotify.

October 10, 2013
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Dave Davies Of The Kinks Rock N Roll Journey Movie To Be Made

Dave Davies of The Kinks is planning to go back on the road and create a documentary along the way.

October 10, 2013
Elton John The Diving Board
Elton John The Diving Board Fades Like A Candle In The Wind In Australia

Elton John ‘The Diving Board’ has failed to impact with his Australian fans despite being his most successful album in over a decade in the UK and over 30 years in the USA.

October 9, 2013
Lorde, Ian Laidlaw, Photo
Lorde Outsells Haim, Hunters And Timberlake Combined

The Lorde ‘Heroine’ album has become the second fastest selling album of 2013 in Australia outselling the next three albums by Haim, Hunters & Collectors and Justin Timberlake.

October 9, 2013
MUSIC, MELBOURNE + ME: RMIT, Launch, Ros O'Gorman, Photo
Michael Gudinski Desk Gets Its Own Show

The RMIT Gallery in Melbourne will feature 40 years of Mushroom in the popular culture exhibition ‘Music, Melbourne and Me’ and the desk of Michael Gudinski will have a starring role.

October 8, 2013
Daryl Hall and Jason Mraz for Live From Daryl's House
Daryl Hall Signs Up For Live At Daryl’s House 2014 Season

Daryl Hall will continue to invite music artists over to his house for some jamming with the renewal of Live From Daryl's House for 2014.

October 8, 2013
The Cure Austin City Limits photo by Waytao Shing, Noise11, photo
Austin City Limits Day 2: The Cure, Kings Of Leon, Haim REVIEW

The sun beared down strong - with the chance of showers - as punters entered Zilker Park in Austin, Texas for the second day of the sold out Austin City Limits Music Festival, on a night that was headlined by Kings of Leon and iconic UK outfit The Cure.

October 6, 2013
Ted Mulry, Noise11, Photo
ARIA Hall of Fame Ted Mulry Petition Started

Supporters of the late Ted Mulry have started a petition to have the Australian rock star inducted into the ARIA Hall of Fame.

October 6, 2013
Lorde, Ian Laidlaw, Photo
ARIA Albums: Lorde Tops Six Top Debuts

For the first time ever in ARIA Albums Chart history, the top six albums are all new entries, with the closest previous effort occurring on 24th May this year when we had the top four as all new entries, prior to that it last occurred on 30-Nov-1997 with another top four, but never the top six.

October 5, 2013
Katy Perry. image by Ros O'Gorman, Noise11, photo
ARIA Singles: Katy Perry Equals Katy Perry With Roar

Katy Perry remains for a sixth week at the top of the ARIA Singles Chart with her now 4x▲ Platinum selling track “Roar”, which equals her first No.1 “I Kissed a Girl” for longevity.

October 5, 2013
Sinead O'Connor (Photo: Tim Cashmere)
Sinead O’Connor Explains Miley And Says Simon Cowell and Louis Walsh Are Murdering Music

Sinead O’Connor appeared on The Late Late Show with Ryan Tubridy in Dublin on Friday night to explain her war with Miley Cyrus and added that reality show creators Simon Cowell and Louis Walsh were “murdering rock and roll”.

October 5, 2013
Worlds End Press, Noise11, Photo
New Releases For Week Commencing October 4, 2013

World's End Press and Miley Cyrus lead the album releases this week.

October 5, 2013
Lorde, Ian Laidlaw, Photo
Lorde Becomes Youngest Artist Since Tiffany To Top US Chart

New Zealand artist Lorde has become the youngest artist since Tiffany in 1987 to top the US chart.

October 4, 2013
Hermitude win Australian Music Prize photo
Another Seven Acts Get Announced For AMP Longlist

The 9th Annual Australian Music Prize has added another seven acts to this year’s Longlist.

October 3, 2013
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Sony Music Sign Singer-Songwriter Dewayne Everettsmith

Sony Music Entertainment Australia have today announced that they have signed the gifted Dewayne Everettsmith, with his album 'Surrender' to be released in March 2014.

October 3, 2013
Simon Napier-Bell, Noise11, Photo
Simon Napier-Bell To Release Fourth Music Industry Book

Simon Napier-Bell will tell his side of the story of the music industry in his next book ‘Ta-Ra-Ra-Boom-De-Ay’.

October 3, 2013
Lime Cordiale, BIGSOUND 2012: Photo Ros O'Gorman
Lime Cordiale Confirm November Australian Dates

Lime Cordiale will head around Australia in 2013 to launch their new EP ‘Falling Up The Stairs’.

October 3, 2013
Elton John The Diving Board
Elton John Hits In The UK and USA, Stiffs In Australia

The new Elton John album ‘The Diving Board’ has been an immediate hit in the USA and UK but totally stiffed in Australia.

October 3, 2013
Badfinger, Noise11, Photo
Badfinger Baby Blue Is A Hit Again

The 70s Badfinger classic ‘Baby Blue’ has jumped back into the iTunes singles chart in the USA at no. 21 following its placement in the final episode of Breaking Bad.

October 3, 2013
Television Marquee Moon, Noise11, Photo
All Tomorrows Parties Release the Bats Moves Venue

The forthcoming ATP Release The Bats in Melbourne featuring The Breeders and Television has been moved from Altona to St Kilda.

October 2, 2013
Lorde, Ian Laidlaw, Photo
Midweek Chart: Lorde vs Birdy vs Timberlake vs Haim vs Hunters

It is a Lorde vs Birdy vs Timberlake vs Haim vs Hunters week this week. A lot of major releases are grid-locked for the ARIA chart.

October 2, 2013
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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