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Icehouse And Ash Grunwald To Hang With Trevor

Trevor is a music festival, a very cool music festival.

November 18, 2012
Kimbra, BDO 2012 - image by Ros O'Gorman
Kimbra And AJ Maddah Face The Music For 2012

With the likes of AJ Maddah, Kimbra, Dom Alessio, Clare Bowditch, Chet Faker, Johann Ponniah, Weddings Parties Anything, King Gizzard and the Lizard Wizard and key note speaker Martin Atkins gracing the stages of Face The Music it is not surprising that Melbourne’s premier music conference is now completely sold out, with over 800 delegates in attendance.

November 18, 2012
PNAU photo by Ros O'Gorman images
Elton John Performs One-Off Show With PNAU In Sydney

Sir Elton John performed a special one-off show with PNAU in Sydney on Friday.

November 18, 2012
Harry Styles One Direction Photo by Ros O'Gorman
One Direction Join The List Of Multiple No. 1 Album Artists

With One Direction debuting at No.1 with their second album “Take Me Home”, following on from their first No.1 set “Up All Night”, let’s take a look at other artists who have scored a No.1 album with their first two (or even more) albums.

November 18, 2012
Tina Arena
Tina Arena To Play More Orchestra Shows For Sydney And Melbourne

Moonee Ponds own Tina Arena will return to Australia to reprise her Symphony Of Life show in Sydney and Melbourne in February.

November 18, 2012
Normie Rowe as Harold Holt in Normie The Musical
Normie Rowe Prepares For Normie The Musical

‘Normie The Musical’, starring Normie Rowe not as Normie Rowe, will premiere in Melbourne this Friday.

November 18, 2012
One Direction - image by Ros O'Gorman
One Direction Take Me Home Debuts At 1 On ARIA

One Direction’s second album “Take Me Home” debuts at the top of the ARIA Albums chart to give them two No.1 albums in the same year, plus the new set enters the chart with a Platinum accreditation.

November 18, 2012
Swedish House Mafia
Swedish House Mafia Maintains Top Of ARIA Chart

The Swedish House Mafia featuring John Martin and their track “Don’t You Worry Child” hold onto the ARIA No.1 Singles position for a second week, whilst PSY is still knocking at the door of the top spot with his “Gangnam Style”, which holds at No.2 for another week and picks up a sixth Platinum accreditation.

November 18, 2012
Seun Kuti, Photo: Ros O'Gorman
Jordie Lane, Seun Kuti & Egypt 80 To Play AWME Final Night

Jordie Lane, Seun Kuti & Egypt 80, Breabach and Yasmin Levy are just some of the acts scheduled to perform live tonight in Melbourne for the final night of Australasian Worldwide Music Expo showcases.

November 18, 2012
AWME 2012
Australasian Worldwide Music Expo (AWME) Finishes Today

The Australasian Worldwide Music Expo (AWME) has had its most successful year ever with organisers declaring this year's event a sell-out.

November 18, 2012
Little Hurricane
Little Hurricane Showcase The World Up From Down Under

Little Hurricane were the buzz band of 2012 and the one to watch in 2013. At, Little Hurricane is The Word Up From Down Under feature from Noise11.

November 17, 2012
Brian Ritchie - Photo By Ros O'Gorman
Brian Ritchie Is Keynote Speaker At AWME Conference Today

Brian Ritchie, Violent Femmes and The Break bass player, will address the Australasian Worldwide Music Expo in Melbourne today about "his other job"m the curator of MONA FOMA in Hobart.

November 17, 2012
Dave Grohl, Foo Fighters - Photo by Mary Boukouvalas
Dave Grohl Is SXSW 2013 Keynote Speaker

Dave Grohl has been announced as the keynote speaker for the SXSW Music Conference in Austin, Texas next March.

November 17, 2012
Face The Music 2012
AJ Maddah On Harvest, Twitter And His Quest For The Perfect Festival

Soundwave boss and self-confessed Twitter addict, AJ Maddah, made a rare appearance on stage at Melbourne's Face The Music conference on Friday, offering his thoughts on his festivals, his love-hate relationship with social media and how he's driven by a need to create the perfect festival.

November 17, 2012
Thom Yorke, Radiohead, Photo: Ros O'Gorman
Radiohead Play Melbourne

Radiohead played Melbourne tonight for the first time in a decade with one brand new song and a mix of the albums (1997) Ok Computer to the current album The King of Limbs (2011).

November 16, 2012
The Beatles
The Beatles Start Live Project

The Beatles played over 250 concerts in 116 cities and 18 countries. Now they want to track down the sound, vision and stories of those shows.

November 16, 2012
AWME 2012
Australasian Worldwide Music Expo Starts Today In Melbourne

The Australasian Worldwide Music Expo (AWME) starts in Melbourne this morning with an opening seminar on social networking, smart phones and digital music platforms.

November 16, 2012
Archie Roach: Photo Ros O'Gorman, Noise11, Photo
Archie Roach Premieres ‘Into The Bloodstream’ At AWME

The 2012 Australasian Worldwide Music Expo (AWME) kicked off tonight with legendary Aussie country singer Archie Roach premiering tunes from his latest album Into The Bloodstream with the help of a few special guests.

November 16, 2012
Led Zeppelin Celebration Day
Counter Productive: Songland’s Frog Talk Led Zeppelin Live

So, the new Zeppelin cd/dvd arrived instore today. It’s called “Celebration Day” and is the recording made of Led Zeppelin’s last (at this time) gig at London’s O2 Arena from 2007. It’s a great show and one where they nailed it live. The few previous attempts went down like a..…well, you know what I mean.

November 15, 2012
Madonna image
Psy And Madonna Go Gangham Style In The Garden

Current pop sensation Psy was Madonna's special guest during her concert at Madison Square Garden on Tuesday night when the unlikely duo performed his 'Gangham Style' and her 'Music' together in front of nearly 20,000 fans.

November 15, 2012
Tommy Lee's Unit clothing line
Tommy Lee Introduces Unit Signature Clothing Line

Motley Crue’s Tommy Lee now has his own signature clothing line with Australia’s Unit.

November 15, 2012
Parkway Drive Atlas
Parkway Drive And The Presets Among Full Nominee List for J Awards

Triple J has released the full list of nominees for next week's J Awards, with Parkway Drive and The Presets among seven additional nominees for Australian Album of the Year.

November 15, 2012
Will and the People bus
Will And The People Add Eight Australian Shows

UK band Will And The People are on tour in Australia for the second time this year and have announced an additional eight shows.

November 15, 2012
Justin Bieber, Noise11, Photo
Justin Bieber’s Paparazzo Court Case Thrown Out

The case against photographer Paul Raef, who was the first person prosecuted under a new Californian law targeted at overly zealous paparazzi, has been thrown out of court this week, with the judge labelling the new law "problematic" and "overly inclusive".

November 15, 2012
Bjork, Photo: Ros O'Gorman music news
Watch Björk’s New Video Here

Björk's new album bastards, a remix album of songs from Biophilia, will be out on November 19 from One Little Indian.

November 15, 2012
Led Zeppelin Celebration Day
Led Zeppelin Celebration Day Kashmir Teaser Here

The wait is finally over next Tuesday when Led Zeppelin's triumphant 2007 reunion will hit CD, DVD and Video in the form of the concert movie Celebration Day.

November 15, 2012
Ray Dorset Of Mungo Jerry
Mungo Jerry’s Ray Dorset To Make Appearance In British Spy Movie

70's King of the Groove, Ray Dorset of Mungo Jerry, is to make a special guest appearance in the new British horror film, Dead Walkers: Rise of the 4th Reich.

November 15, 2012
Dick Clark
Dick Clark To Be Honoured At 40th American Music Awards

In 1973, Dick Clark created the American Music Awards, an alternative to the Grammys which was meant to be the choice of the people with all winners coming from a public vote (now in its sixth year on the internet).

November 15, 2012
Musician's Perspective on Pandora
Pink Floyd Brian Wilson And KISS Among Many Urging US Congress To Adjust Pandora Royalties

A showdown between new technology and the musicians who provide the product is looming in congress with a bill that would greatly adjust the royalties paid for the broadcasting of copyrighted music.

November 15, 2012
Pink: Photo Ros O'Gorman, Noise11, Photo
Daughter Would Think Pink’s Boobs Are Someone Else’s

Pink has joked her daughter wouldn't recognise her boobs if she saw one of the singer's early music videos.

November 15, 2012