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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
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, noise11.com, 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