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Scot Crawford Appointed PledgeMusic Australia and New Zealand General Manager

Former Shock Records general manager Scot Crawford has been named the new GM of crowd-funding company PledgeMusic for Australia and New Zealand.

February 27, 2013
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Green Day To Play Three Club Dates Before SXSW

Green Day have booked in three small warm-up shows before their official live comeback during SXSW.

February 27, 2013
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The Audreys, Alpine, The Rubens To Play Aussie BBQ At SXSW

The Aussie BBQ, one of the most popular events at SXSW, will feature The Audreys, Alpine and The Rubens this year.

February 26, 2013
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Green Day To Perform At SXSW

Green Day will make their live concert comeback at SXSW in Austin, Texas next month.

February 26, 2013
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Adele Wins Academy Award For Best Original Song

Adele has picked up the Academy Awards for Best Original Song for her theme from ‘Skyfall’.

February 25, 2013
Olly Murs
Olly Murs To Perform At Logie Awards

British pop act Olly Murs will head to Australia to perform at the Logie Awards in April.

February 25, 2013
Baauer
Australia Generates Its 1000th Number One Song

It’s only taken us just over 73 years to do it, but this week Australia has placed its 1000th number one song on the top of our charts, albeit with a song that most people would screw their nose up at and say “what the hell is that noise doing at No.1?” I’m talking about “Harlem Shake” by US DJ who goes by the name Baauer.

February 24, 2013
Nick Cave, Photo: Ros O'Gorman
Nick Cave Push The Sky Away Debuts At Number One On ARIA

The fifteenth studio album for Nick Cave & the Bad Seeds becomes the group’s first No.1 album in Australia, as they debut at the top of the ARIA Albums Chart with “Push the Sky Away”, their first new material in almost five years (March 2008 was the last one).

February 24, 2013
Faker - Photo By Ros O'Gorman
Aussie BBQ Los Angeles Date Set For March 10

Australian acts heading to SXSW will stop-over in Los Angeles for The Aussie BBQ on March 10.

February 24, 2013
Baauer
Baauer Harlem Shake Is Australia’s 1000th Number One Song

73 years after music charts started in Australia the viral smash 'Harlem Shake' by Baauer has become the 1000th number one song.

February 24, 2013
Slayer photo by Ros O'Gorman, Noise11, Photo
Slayer Responds To Dave Lombardo Sacking

Following a statement by Dave Lombardo earlier today about his sacking from Slayer on the of the Soundwave tour in Australia, Slayer have issued their retort.

February 22, 2013
The Flaming Lips - Photo By Ros O'Gorman
Flaming Lips To Headline SXSW Auditorium Shores Friday Show

Flaming Lips will perform a free show for the people of Austin and SXSW at the Auditorium Shores stage on March 15.

February 22, 2013
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Music Victoria Launches Music Guide App

Music Victoria has launches a free Melbourne Music City app.

February 21, 2013
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John O’Donnell Named Managing Director Of EMI Australia

John O’Donnell has returned to EMI to head the new operation of the company within Universal Music.

February 21, 2013
Emeli Sande
BRIT Awards Complete Winners List

The BRIT Awards were handed out in London tonight (February 2) and Mumford & Sons, Coldplay and Adele took home awards.

February 21, 2013
Levon Helm
SXSW To Pay Tribute To Levon Helm

SXSW 2013 will host a Tribute to Levon Helm on the final night of the festival on March 16.

February 21, 2013
Children Collide - Photo By Damien Loverso
Crucial Music And Village Sounds Partner

Jessica Ducrou’s Village Sounds has been appointed the sole Australian booking agent for Re Harvey’s Crucial Music roster.

February 19, 2013
Bonnie Raitt - Photo By Ros O'Gorman
Deni Ute Muster Wins 2012 Australian Tourism Award

Deniliquin’s Deni Ute Muster has won an Australian tourism award just as the next big event for the region, the Deni Blues & Roots Festival swings into action.

February 18, 2013
The Living End. Photo by Ros O'Gorman.
The Superjesus, Baby Animals And The Living End Added To Stone Music Festival

One day after coming out of nowhere and announcing at line-up featuring Van Halen and Billy Joel, Sydney’s newest music festival Stone has added some Australian acts.

February 18, 2013
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Russell Morris Scores First Top 50 Album Since 1981

Russell Morris is back in the Australian Top 50 chart for the first time since his ‘Almost Frantic’ album peaked at no. 28.

February 18, 2013
CD Baby YouTube Guide For Musicians
CD Baby Publishes Free YouTube Guide For Musicians

CD Baby has published the YouTube Guide For Musicians’ to show how artists can turn their YouTube channel into a revenue-generating source.

February 18, 2013
Foals Holy Fire
Foals Album Debuts At Top Of ARIA Chart

English rock band Foals see their third album “Holy Fire” debut at the No.1 spot in Australia this week.

February 17, 2013
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Pink Has Fun With ARIA Number One Song

Pink scores her seventh ARIA No.1 single with her new track “Just Give Me a Reason”, a duet with FUN lead singer Nate Ruess, making it also his third chart-topping appearance in Australia, as his band FUN had two No.1 singles in 2012.

February 17, 2013
Mark Kamins
Mark Kamins, Producer Who Launched Madonna, Dies From Heart Attack

Mark Kamins, the producer and DJ who discovered Madonna and presented her demo to Sire Records, has died from a “massive coronary” in Guadalajara, Mexico.

February 16, 2013
Deadmau5
Deadmau5 To Speak At SXSW

Deadmau5 is the latest name added to the SXSW speakers list.

February 15, 2013
Doc Neeson photo by Ros O'Gorman, Noise11, Photo
Rock For Doc Stars Lined Up For Doc Neeson

Rose Tattoo, Jon Stevens and Steve Balbi of Noiseworks, Jimmy Barnes and Don Walker of Cold Chisel, Rob Hirst and Jim Moginie of Midnight Oil, Baby Animals, Mark Gable of Choirboys, Diesel, Screaming Jets, The Radiators, Mi-Sex, Red Phoenix, members of The Angels and Diva Demolition will gather for a benefit concert of Doc Neeson.

February 14, 2013
The Flaming Lips - Photo By Ros O'Gorman
Flaming Lips And Paramore To Play SXSW

Flaming Lips and Paramore will perform at SXSW as part of the Warner Music showcases.

February 14, 2013
Glenny G, SXSW, Photo by Ros O'Gorman
Glenn Dickie Joins Sounds Australia

Glenn Dickie, the co-founder of the Aussie BBQ and former A&R director at EMI, has joined Sounds Australia as Export Music Producer.

February 14, 2013
Lime Cordiale, BIGSOUND 2012: Photo Ros O'Gorman
BigSound Registrations Open Thursday

BigSound 2013 will start taking registrations on Thursday (February 14).

February 13, 2013
Wolfmother photo by Ros O'Gorman, Noise11, Photo
Wolfmother Joins The 40 Plus Aussie Acts Heading To SXSW

Wolfmother have been added to the list of Australian acts to play at SXSW next month.

February 12, 2013