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100 Artists To Create A Soundtrack For Perth Today

For the past two days the WAM music conference and festival has focused the Australian music industry on Perth and today the city opens up for all music fans.

November 9, 2013
Tame Impala, Photo By Damien Loverso
Tame Impala Scoops The WA Music Awards

Perth’s Tame Impala were the major winners of the WA Music Awards scooping up four gongs for Group of the Year, Single of the Year, Albert/EP of the Year and Music Video of the Year.

November 9, 2013
Adalita, Photo By Ros O'Gorman
Adalita Opens WAM Music Conference In Perth

The Western Australian Festival music conference kicked off today in Perth with a keynote address from former Magic Dirt singer Adalita and tomorrow respected concert promoter Michael Chugg will tell his tales.

November 7, 2013
Redfern Now, Noise11, Photo
Redfern Now Leads APRA Screen Music Awards Nominees

The controversial Redfern Now has been nominated for three APRA Screen Music Awards.

November 7, 2013
Robert Rigby, Photo, Noise11
Robert Rigby Appointed Executive Manager Of The Voice, Universal Music Australia

Robert Rigby, one of Australia’s most successful independent record label operators, has been appointed Executive Manager of The Voice for Universal Music Australia.

November 6, 2013
Win Butler of Arcade Fire photo by Ros O'Gorman, Noise11, Photo
Arcade Fire To Dethrone Katy Perry On US Chart

Arcade Fire’s double album ‘Reflektor’ will easily take the top spot on the US chart from Katy Perry this week although with smaller numbers than Katy’s debut.

November 5, 2013
Katy Perry Prism cover, Noise11, Photo
ARIA Albums: Katy Perry Prism Debuts At Number One

Katy Perry’s fourth album “Prism” becomes the thirty-first No.1 album for 2013 and her second consecutive chart-topping album, as seventy number one albums ago she debuted at the top with “Teenage Dream” (6-Sept-2010) (TW-42).

November 2, 2013
Dami Im, Noise11, Photo
ARIA Singles: Dami Im Is Alive At Number One

X-Factor 2013 winner Dami Im takes her debut original single “Alive” straight into ARIA Singles Chart at number one this week, achieving Gold (●) in sales in its first four days of sale.

November 2, 2013
Dead Daisies, Melbourne, Photo By Ros O'Gorman
The Dead Daisies Top Planet Rock UK Chart

Australian supergroup The Dead Daisies have loaded up at number one on the Planet Rock airplay chart in the UK with ‘Lock ‘N’ Load’.

November 2, 2013
Alan McGee at Bigsound 2011, Ros O'Gorman, Photo
Alan McGee Set To Showcase New Label

Alan McGee changed the face of British music when he discovered Oasis in a Scottish club but record boss he now prefers the quiet life.

November 2, 2013
James Blake, Splendor In The Grass, Photo, Ian Laidlaw
James Blake Wins Mercury Prize

James Blake can add Mercury Music Prize winner to his credits.

November 1, 2013
T Bone Burnett, Noise11, Photo
T-Bone Burnett Moves His Business To Capitol

T-Bone Burnett has signed on with Capitol Music Group (CMG) for his new label, Electromagnetic Recordings.

October 31, 2013
Katy Perry Prism cover, Noise11, Photo
Midweek Sales: Katy Perry At 1, INXS Biopic And Lou Reed Death Drive Sales

Katy Perry 'Prism' is set to debut at number one this week on the Australian chart.

October 31, 2013
Stephen Stills and Neil Young photo by Ros O'Gorman, Noise11, Photo
DAB Wars – Triple M To Take On Triple J With New Digital Station

Radio network Triple M has been quick to counter Triple J’s new Dig Music digital radio format.

October 31, 2013
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ARIA Week Announces Program For 2013

Following the success of last year’s event, ARIA Week returns to Sydney in 2013.

October 30, 2013
Lou Reed at SXSW photo by Ros O'Gorman, Noise11, Photo
Lou Reed Sales Soar Following His Death

Sales of Lou Reed’s music have soared since the death of the iconic singer in New York on the weekend.

October 30, 2013
Paul McCartney New, Noise11, Photo
Paul McCartney and Elton John Sales Continue To Dive In Australia

Sales of Paul McCartney ‘New’ and Elton John ‘The Diving Board’ continued to defy chart gravity in Australia this week with McCartney leaving the top 30 after one week on the chart and Elton the Top 400 after 6 weeks.

October 30, 2013
Michael Kiwanuka at Noise11, Photo
Michael Kiwanuka Starts His Own Label

British soul singer, 2013 Mercury Music Prize nominee and gold-selling artist Michael Kiwanuka and a team of musicians from London and New York, will launch the brand new independent label 'Movement Records' in Autumn / Winter 2013, with singles scheduled and a live record label showcase planned for the end of the year.

October 29, 2013
Jake Bugg at Noise11, Photo
Jake Bugg Is A Q Award Winner

The Q Awards were held in London on Wednesday night with a winners list that split between veterans and newer artists and one of them was Jake Bugg.

October 27, 2013
Triple J Like A Version 9, Noise11, Photo
ARIA Albums: Triple J Like A Version 9 Claims Top Spot

This weeks No.1 debut is the first compilation album in over thirteen years to claim the top of the ARIA Albums Chart, as Triple J’s “Like a Version Volume 9” claims the top spot.

October 26, 2013
Katy Perry. image by Ros O'Gorman, Noise11, photo
ARIA Singles: It Is Still About Katy Perry

Katy Perry is at No.1 for a ninth week with her smash song “Roar”, and in doing so she becomes the female artist with the longest run at the top of the Australian charts this decade, plus she is now tied in second place alongside LMFAO’s “Sexy & I Know it” as the second longest run for the decade (so far). Party Rock Anthem by LAMFAO is the longest at ten weeks.

October 26, 2013
Geoffrey Gurrumal Yunipingu - photo by Ros O'Gorman
Gurrumul Is Australia’s Most Powerful Cultural Name

The Australian Financial Review has named Gurrumul Yunupingu the top of the Cultural Power List and Mona Foma owner David Walsh is at number two.

October 25, 2013
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Van Morrison Classic Reissue Leads New Releases For W/C October 25, 2013

Van Morrison's reissue of the classic 'Moondance' leads the list of new releases for this week. Talking Heads, Buffalo Springfield and Fleetwood Mac are also back on record store shelves this week.

October 25, 2013
Triple J Like A Version 9, Noise11, Photo
Midweek Chart: Triple J May Outsell Everything

Triple J could possibly gain their first Albums chart national No.1 this week, as the ninth volume of the “Like a Version” album could potentially debut at the top this week.

October 24, 2013
Air Supply, Noise11, Photo
Air Supply To Be Inducted Into ARIA Hall Of Fame

Air Supply is the latest act to make the ARIA Hall of Fame.

October 24, 2013
Eddie Vedder of Pearl Jam. photo by Ros O'Gorman
Pearl Jam Debut At 1, Paul McCartney At 3 In The USA

Pearl Jam had an easy debut on the US chart this week debuting at number one with ‘Lightning Bolt’. Paul McCartney ‘New’ came in at number 3.

October 23, 2013
Paul Kelly - Image By Damien Loverso, Noise11, Photo
Homebake Cancelled

Sydney’s Homebake Music Festival has been cancelled.

October 23, 2013
Andrew Hansen and Chris Taylor, Noise11, Photo
The Chaser’s Chris Taylor And Andrew Hansen To Host APRA Screen Music Awards

APRA’s Screen Music Awards will host the APRA Screen Music Awards in Sydney in December.

October 23, 2013
Paul McCartney New, Noise11, Photo
Paul McCartney Fails To Crack Australian Top 20

Paul McCartney’s new album ‘New’ has failed to make the Top 20 in Australia this week despite high profile global publicity from the former Beatle.

October 21, 2013
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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