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Dainty Group Ads Two More Execs

Paul Dainty has announced the appointment of Craig Hartenstine and Ben Shepherd to the Dainty Group.

August 6, 2012
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Karise Eden Makes 6 Weeks At No 1 For ARIA

Karise Eden’s “My Journey” spends its sixth straight week at No.1 on the ARIA Albums chart, and also picks up a second Platinum sales certification. That album now becomes the longest continuous chart run this year (Adele has had two runs of four week’s, and a total of nine weeks at No.1 this year), and the longest run at the top since Adele’s eight week stretch from last September.

August 5, 2012
Justice Crew - Photo By Ros O'Gorman
Justice Crew Become First Aussie Band With No 1 Single In 5 Years

Justice Crew become the first Australian group to hit No.1 in over five years, as their fourth single “Boom Boom” climbs to No.1 this week and lands a Platinum sales certification too.

August 5, 2012
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Collarts Students To Present Collaboration Performance

Students from Collarts, the Australian College of the Arts, have two nights locked in to perform their group and solo showcase ‘Collaboration’.

August 2, 2012
Rocksmith
Rocksmith Guitar-Learning Video Game Launches In Australia

Guitar Hero-style game, Rocksmith, actually teaches you how to play guitar and will launch in Australia next month.

August 2, 2012
Zoophyte
Mushroom Publishing Signs Zoophyte

Melbourne rock band Zoophyte has signed with Mushroom Publishing.

August 2, 2012
TalkBack
RedOne To Launch TalkBack And Mohombi With Cash Money

Grammy winner RedOne has joined Cash Money Records to launch wto new acts Mohombi and TalkBack.

August 2, 2012
Frank Turner
Mike Oldfield, Underworld, Frank Turner Sales Skyrocket After Olympic Opening

Following the Olympics Opening Ceremony, the performing artists’ sales have risen by up to 700%.

August 1, 2012
Darryl Cotton
Darryl Cotton Funeral To Be Held Wednesday

The funeral of Darryl Cotton will be held in Melbourne on Wednesday, August 1.

July 30, 2012
fun Some Nights
ARIA Number One Is Still fun

Current tourist’s fun. stay on top of the ARIA Singles Chart for a second week with their second No.1 “Some Nights”, but challenging for the lead this week are local dance troupe Justice Crew who jump up five places to No.2 with “Boom Boom”, another chart career high for the group who three weeks ago scored their first Top 10 entry with this single.

July 29, 2012
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Karise Eden Makes It Five Weeks At No 1 On ARIA

Karise Eden’s “My Journey” album stays on top of the ARIA Albums Chart for a fifth consecutive week, now equaling Damien Leith’s “The Winners Journey” (from 18-Dec-2006) five week stretch at the top for ‘Reality Show Winners (local) Longest No.1 Albums’.

July 29, 2012
Darryl Cotton
Darryl Cotton Has Passed Away At Age 62

Australian singer and actor Darryl Cotton has lost his battle with liver cancer at the age of 62.

July 27, 2012
Steve Earle, Photo Ros O'Gorman
Steve Earle Announced As BIGSOUND Keynote Speaker

Grammy award winning singer/songwriter Steve Earle will be the opening keynote speaker at the BIGSOUND music conference in Brisbane in September.

July 25, 2012
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ARIA #1 Chart Awards Announced

The ARIA #1 Chart Awards will return on August 10 to honour local artists who have had a number one single, album or music DVD between August 2010 and August 2012.

July 25, 2012
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Karise Eden Welcomes Darren Percival, Rachael Leahcar and Sarah De Bono To ARIA Chart

Karise Eden’s “My Journey” album holds for a fourth consecutive week at No.1 on the ARIA Albums Chart, as her former competitors debut all below her, giving us four acts from ‘The Voice’ within the Top 10 this week, something which Australian Idol could only do once with two albums from two former acts (winner Guy Sebastian & runner-up Shannon Noll for a single week in April of 2004).

July 22, 2012
fun Some Nights
fun. Bumps Pink From Number One On ARIA Chart

Fun become the second act this year and the second group this decade to score two No.1 singles, as their new track “Some Nights” moves up a spot to the top of the ARIA Singles Chart this week. Earlier in the year they hit No.1 with “We Are Young”, which held the top spot for three weeks from mid-March, and it holds at No.41 for another week.

July 22, 2012
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Frank Ocean’s Debut Album Hits Number Two On Billboard Chart

R&B newcomer Frank Ocean's debut album ‘Channel Orange’ scores a surprise second spot on the US chart with 97% digital sales.

July 19, 2012
Gary Clark Jnr, Photo Ros O'Gorman
Big Day Out Is Red Hot Chili Peppers And…

The Big Day Out 2013 line-up is...

July 16, 2012
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Karise Eden Makes It 3 Weeks On Top Of ARIA Album Chart

For a third week, The Voice winner Karise Eden holds onto the No.1 spot on the ARIA Albums Chart with her “My Journey” album, but this coming week her three former grand finalists are all releasing their solo albums, so could Karise be in for some No.1 competition again from her former competitors, we will have to wait and see next week.

July 15, 2012
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Pink Lands Her 6th ARIA Number One

P!nk lands her sixth No.1 single in Australia by debuting at the top this week with “Blow Me (One Last Kiss)”, the first single from her sixth studio album ‘The Truth About Love’ which is due in mid September.

July 15, 2012
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Leo Sayer And Ross Wilson To Perform For Gotta Have Heart 2012

Leo Sayer and Ross Wilson will feature in an all-star line-up for the Gala Charity Concerts Gotta Have Heart in Melbourne in August.

July 13, 2012
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Chris Brown Finds Fortune At No. 1

Chris Brown’s new album ‘Fortune’ is the number one album in the USA this week.

July 12, 2012
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Karise Eden Beats Hillsong 45k to 10k

Karise Eden easily won the battle for number one this week blocking Hillsong Live from the top of the chart.

July 9, 2012
Ken West, Big Day Out
Big Day Out Red Hot Announcement Due Monday

Big Day Out will reveal their red hot line-up next Monday (July 16, 2012).

July 9, 2012
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Bluesfest Wins Battle With Byron Council

Bluesfest will remain in Byron Bay.

July 8, 2012
Go Mason Go - Photo, Ros O'Gorman, Noise11
Go Mason Go Win Red Bull Backyard Jam

Sydney band Go Mason Go have won the first Red Bull Backyard Jam in Australia.

July 8, 2012
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Karise Eden Album Keeps Her Voice At No. 1

The Voice winner Karise Eden holds at No.1 for a second week with her collection of songs on “My Journey”, giving us two different reality show winners at No.1 in Australia this week, with Reece Mastin at No.1 on the ARIA singles chart.

July 8, 2012
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Reece Mastin Debuts At 1, Karise Eden Plummets

Reece Mastin debuts at No.1 with his third single entitled “Shout it Out”, which becomes the 97th No.1 debut in Australia and our 993rd No.1 single (1940 to 2012) plus it’s the 427th No.1 for ARIA (1983 to 2012).

July 8, 2012
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Icehouse Release the Icehouse Tea Towel

We are all getting older and Icehouse knows their audience. You’ve worn the t-shirt; now do the dishes with the Icehouse Tea Towel.

July 7, 2012
Andy Jans-Brown and Cosmic Letting Go
Andy Jans-Brown & Coz*mic Is Music You Must Hear

Rarely does an album ever drop on my desk from a complete unknown and knock me out. This week in the mail I received a package from Andy Jans-Brown containing his double album ‘Letting Go’. You must hear it.

July 6, 2012