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Woodford Folk Festival First Announcement With Beth Orton, Matt Corby, Tim Finn

America’s Beth Orton, New Zealand’s Tim Finn and Australia’s Matt Corby lead the first artist announcement for Woodford Folk Festival over the New Years holidays.

October 20, 2013
Eddie Vedder of Pearl Jam. photo by Ros O'Gorman
ARIA Albums: Pearl Jam Tops Australian Album Chart

The tenth studio album for Pearl Jam entitled “Lightning Bolt” debuts at the top of the ARIA Albums Chart and becomes the groups eighth No.1 album in Australia.

October 19, 2013
Katy Perry Prism cover, Noise11, Photo
ARIA Singles: Katy Perry Stays At No 1

Katy Perry holds for an eighth week at No.1 on the ARIA Singles Chart with “Roar” (now 5x Platinum).

October 19, 2013
Vance Joy, Photo By Ros O'Gorman, Noise11, Photo
Vance Joy, The Chevelles To Play SXSW

Six Australian acts have been announced to play SXSW in 2014 including a return to Austin for both Vance Joy and The Chevelles.

October 17, 2013
James Blunt. image by Ros O'Gorman
Midweek Chart: James Blunt Is Looking Good

James Blunt’s promo visit here and subsequent appearance on X-Factor and last Sunday’s returning Graham Norton show could give James his first No.1 single in Australia with “Bonfire Heart”, just ahead of his album “Moon Landing” (18th Oct) being released.

October 16, 2013
Deadmau5, Noise11, Photo
Deadmau5 and Astralwerks Form Mau5Trap Partnership

Deadmau5 has launched a partnership with EMI’s Astralwerks. Under the deal the new label Mau5trap has been created and the Deadmau5 catalogue will now go through Astralwerks.

October 15, 2013
Peter Noble of Bluesfest - Image By Ros O'Gorman, noise11.com, photo
Peter Noble Responds To Ernest Ranglin’s Noise11 Statement

Bluesfest boss Peter Noble given an additional response to the withdrawal of Jamaican reggae star Ernest Ranglin from the festival following a statement Ranglin made Noise11 on the weekend.

October 15, 2013
Todd Rundgren, Trak, Ros O'Gorman, Photo
Todd Rundgren Named For Next Les Paul Award

Songwriter, producer Todd Rundgren has will be awarded the Les Paul Award in January.

October 15, 2013
Flume, Noise11, Photo
ARIA Awards Nominees Announced, Flume Up For Eight

Harley Streten (aka Flume) has dominated the nominations for the ARIA Awards with eight nominations and already one win.

October 15, 2013
Dave Stewart: Photo Ros O'Gorman
Dave Stewart To Host Web TV Show The Ringmaster

Dave Stewart is about to launch his own web TV show called The Ringmaster.

October 13, 2013
SXSW 6th Street Photo Ros O'Gorman
SXSW Showcase Applications About To Close

Artists have until the end of Sunday (Texas time) to apply to showcase at SXSW in Austin next March.

October 13, 2013
Michael Buble image by Ros O'Gorman Noise11 photo
Michael Bublé Wins SmoothFM An ACRA

Canadian crooner Michael Bublé has helped Australia’s newest radio network SmoothFM win an Australian Commercial Radio Award (ACRA).

October 13, 2013
Miley Cyrus, Rod Laver Arena, Melbourne, Ros O'Gorman, Photo
ARIA Albums: Miley Cyrus Takes On Lorde And Wins

Miley Cyrus scores her second No.1 album in Australia with her first RCA album “Bangerz” becoming the 29th chart-topper and the 24th No.1 debut this year (so far).

October 12, 2013
Katy Perry. image by Ros O'Gorman, Noise11, photo
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
Dave Davies, Noise11, Photo
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