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Your New Favourite Artist: Austra

A combination of spine-tingling operatic vocals and retro digitalism may just make Canada’s Austra your new favourite.

November 23, 2011
Magazine - No Thyself
Magazine Release First Album in 30 Years

Magazine were an arty band that came along at the time of post-punk, but they were even on the periphery of a genre that was already on the periphery of music. Now the band have returned with their first album since 1981, ‘No Thyself’.

November 23, 2011
Reece Mastin
X Factor Winner Reece Mastin Releases Debut Single

Moments after Reece Mastin was announced as the winner of X Factor 2011 Sony Music released his debut single ‘Good Night’ via iTunes.

November 23, 2011
The Fall
The Fall Announce Their Twenty-Ninth Studio Album

British post-punk cult legends The Fall are set to release their twenty-ninth album since 1976.

November 22, 2011
Leonard Cohen, Noise11, Photo
Leonard Cohen Prepares First Album In 8 Years

‘Old Ideas’ is the title of what will be Leonard Cohen’s first studio album in over eight years and his 12th album since 1967.

November 22, 2011
Vince Clarke and Martin Gore of VCMG
Gore And Clarke From Depeche Mode Working Together Again

Vince Clarke and Martin Gore, the founding members of Depeche Mode, are back working together for the first time since 1981.

November 22, 2011
Bruno Mars, Noise11, Photo
Bruno Mars Scores His 11th Top 10 Hit

Bruno Mars has now had 11 Top 10 hits when you count songs he wrote, recorded, produced or featured on.

November 22, 2011
Will.I.Am Delivers First Solo Single With Jagger And J.Lo

Black Eyed Peas frontman Will.I.Am releases his first solo single with guests spots from Mick Jagger and Jennifer Lopez.

November 22, 2011
Chris Martin of Coldplay. Image by Ros O'Gorman.
Beyonce’s People Reject Chris Martin Song

Coldplay’s Chris Martin has said that a song he wrote for Beyonce didn’t make the cut.

November 17, 2011
Gorillaz - Photo by Ros O'Gorman.
Gorillaz Plan Singles Collection And Converse Collab

Gorillaz are preparing a singles compilation, designing sneakers for Converse, and doing a collaborative tune.

November 17, 2011
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Australia’s Lanie Lane and Oh Mercy In Second SXSW Announcement

South by Southwest has announced a new batch of artists from around the world, including Australia’s own Lanie Lane and Oh Mercy.

November 16, 2011
Shabazz Palaces
Your New Favourite Artist: Shabazz Palaces

Have your brain warped by the hypnotic witchcraft of Seattle avant garde hip-hop collective Shabazz Palaces.

November 16, 2011
Pusha T
Clipse’s Pusha T Delivers Solo Album With Megastar Guests

Kanye West and The Neptunes produce Pusha T’s first official solo album, with Diddy, 50 Cent, Pharrell and others appearing.

November 16, 2011
Future Of The Left, Falco and Julia - Image by Ros O'Gorman
Future Of The Left Stream New EP

Fractious and fun Welsh rock unit Future Of The Left stream their new EP online before their Australian tour.

November 16, 2011
Mac Miller, music news,
Mac Miller Debuts At One In America

Mac Miller has the number one album in America this week with ‘Blue Slide Park’.

November 16, 2011
The Doors LA Woman
The Doors LA Woman Gets Dressed Up For 40th

The Doors ‘L.A. Woman’ is getting a 40th anniversary make-over by Rhino Records. A new 2CD version of the classic album by The Doors will be released on November 25.

November 13, 2011
Pegi Young Bracing For Impact
Pegi Young To Release Third Album

Pegi Young will release her third album ‘Bracing For Impact’ later this month.

November 13, 2011
Seal - Photo By Ros O'Gorman
Seal And Glee Lead This Week’s New Releases

Seal goes soul again, and Glee get in the yuletide spirit in a long list of new releases out today.

November 11, 2011
The Black Keys photo by Ros O'Gorman
The Black Keys Offer New Track ‘Run Right Back’

Hear the new The Black Keys new song that they’re debuting for Record Store Day.

November 11, 2011
True Vibenation
True Vibenation Launch Debut Album

Sydney hip-hop trio True Vibenation have just released their debut album ‘The Sunshower Phenomenon’.

November 10, 2011
Leo Sayer Coming Home For Christmas
Leo Sayer Records Anti-War Christmas Song

Leo Sayer was driven to write a Christmas song that makes you think. ‘Coming Home For Christmas’, is a charity song for the troops stationed overseas during the holiday period.

November 10, 2011
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Rihanna Reveals Tracklist, Jay-Z Spot For ‘Talk That Talk’

Rihanna has revealed the tracklist for her forthcoming album Talk That Talk, with Jay-Z on the title track.

November 9, 2011
Madonna image
Madonna Fans Divided Over New Track After Leak

Madonna’s new song ‘Gimme All Your Love’ leaked online this morning and the fans are torn between loving it and hating it.

November 9, 2011
Lou Reed and Metallica - Lulu
Nobody Cares About Lou Reed And Metallica Lulu – It’s Official

The news that Lou Reed and Metallica were collaborating on the new album, Lulu, was met with a lot of raised eyebrows from critics and fans of both artists.

November 9, 2011
Justin Bieber Under the Mistletoe
Justin Bieber, Wale, Susan Boyle Track For Top 3 USA

The early figures for this week’s US chart are in with Justin Bieber looking like being an easy number one followed by Wale and Susan Boyle.

November 8, 2011
We Were Promised Jetpacks
We Were Promised Jetpacks Debut New Video

Scottish indie rock sensation We Were Promised Jetpacks have released the first video from their forthcoming second album.

November 8, 2011
The Necks
The Necks Announce Their New Album ‘Mindset’

Internationally revered avant-garde instrumentalists The Necks announce their next album.

November 8, 2011
Il Volo at
Il Volo To Release Christmas EP

Italian teen opera singers Il Volo will release a Christmas EP in a few weeks.

November 8, 2011
Bring Me The Horizon
Bring Me The Horizon Deliver Spooky New Clip

UK metalcore chart-toppers Bring Me The Horizon release a creepy clip for ‘Alligator Blood’.

November 7, 2011
The Cure box set
The Cure To Release 5 Album Vinyl Box Set

The first 5 albums by The Cure are about to be released as 5 record vinyl box set in the UK.

November 6, 2011