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Rufus Wainwright - Photo By Ros O'Gorman
Rufus Wainwright And Mark Ronson Team For Album

Mark Ronson has produced the next Rufus Wainwright album.

February 1, 2012
The Beatles Abbey Road
Lost George Harrison Here Comes The Sun Guitar Solo Discovered

A lost guitar solo by George Harrison has been discovered by his son Dhani.

February 1, 2012
Seinfeld Acura ad
VIDEO: Watch the Jerry Seinfeld Acura Super Bowl Ad

Jerry Seinfeld has filmed an almost two minute commercial for the Honda Acura and it has clocked up over 1.4 million views in half a day.

February 1, 2012
Gotye And Walk Off The Earth Videos Pass 100 Million YouTube Views

In the last few hours the ‘Somebody That I Used To Know’ videos by Gotye featuring Kimbra and the cover by Walk Off The Earth featuring Sarah Blackwood have been collectively viewed more than 100 million times on YouTube.

February 1, 2012
Roger Daltrey performing Tommy
VIDEO: Classic Tommy – Elton John Performs Pinball Wizard

When Roger Daltrey tours Australia in April, fans of The Who will witness Pete Townshend’s icon rock opera ‘Tommy’ performed in its entirety.

February 1, 2012
Madonna. photo by Kevin Mazur from
Madonna Promises A Nipple-Free Superbowl

Madonna has promised to avoid any kind of “wardrobe malfunction” at this year’s Superbowl performance.

February 1, 2012
Ziggy Marley
Ziggy Marley Announces Bluesfest Sideshows

Ziggy Marley books two sideshows during his first Australian visit in five years for the Bluesfest.

February 1, 2012
Fiona Horne of Def FX
Def FX Announce First Shows In 15 Years

Shamanistic surf-trance rock act Def FX, led by Fiona Horne, book their first tour in 15 years.

February 1, 2012
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Watch The New David Guetta Video Featuring Nicki Minaj

David Guetta and Nicki Minaj appear in a steampunky clip for his latest single ‘Turn Me On’.

February 1, 2012
Dan Rosen image
PPCA Distributes $25 Million To Aussie Artists

PPCA, the organisation representing the rights of artists and record labels, distributed a record $25 million to artists during the financial year ending June, 2011.

February 1, 2012
Chris Martin of Coldplay. Image by Ros O'Gorman.
Coldplay To Head To Sydney

Coldplay will head to Sydney for two days only in Australia later this month.

February 1, 2012
Julian Assange on The Simpsons
Julian Assange To Appear In The Simpsons

Julian Assange, the Australian Wikileaks founder, is about to turn yellow. Assange is heading to Springfield to star on The Simpsons.

January 31, 2012
Madonna MDNA image
Madonna MDNA Album Cover Artwork Unveiled

Madonna has released the artwork for her new album ‘MDNA’.

January 31, 2012
Survivor Eye of the Tiger
Newt Gingrich Sued For Eye Of The Tiger

American republican presidential candidate Newt Gingrich has been slapped with a lawsuit for his unauthorised use of the Survivor hit ‘Eye Of The Tiger’.

January 31, 2012
Cody Simpson - Photo By Ros O'Gorman
Cody Simpson Goes Nuts With Endorsements

Rising Australian pop idol Cody Simpson signs licensing agreements with a whopping 16 brands.

January 31, 2012
Bon Iver
Check Out The Bon Iver Grammys Ad

The Grammys have put together a frosty commercial featuring Bon Iver and it’s quite lovely.

January 31, 2012
The Cult
The Cult’s Ian Astbury Defends Lou Reed And Metallica

Ian Astbury of The Cult has defended Lou Reed and Metallica’s reviled Lulu album in an interview.

January 31, 2012
Dave Grohl, Foo Fighters - Photo by Mary Boukouvalas
VIDEO PREMIERE: Foo Fighters These Days

Foo Fighters filmed their new video for ‘These Days’ in Australia and New Zealand on their recent tour.

January 31, 2012
M.I.A. Discusses Madonna And The Superbowl And Reveals New Song

UK glitch artist M.I.A. has spoken about her Madonna Superbowl collab and debuted a new song.

January 31, 2012
Underoath And Dream On Dreamer Announce Sidewaves

Post-hardcore innovators Underoath and Dream On, Dreamer team for Soundwave sideshows.

January 31, 2012
Paul McCartney Standards album mixing at the Capitol Studios
Watch Paul McCartney Talk About Kisses On The Bottom

Paul McCartney has uploaded a 4 minute video special talking about why he made his new album ‘Kisses On The Bottom’.

January 31, 2012
Jack White. image by Ros O'Gorman.
Jack White Announces Solo Album

Jack White stays busy by announcing his first solo album Blunderbuss, due out in April.

January 31, 2012
Kimbra, BDO 2012 - image by Ros O'Gorman
Kimbra To Tour The US With Gotye

Girl-of-the-moment Kimbra signs on for Gotye’s US tour and a Jimmy Kimmel appearance.

January 31, 2012
Elton John - image by Ros O'Gorman
Elton John Tells Madonna To Lip-Synch Good

Elton John says he has never seen a good Super Bowl half time performance and his advice to Madonna is to "lip-synch good".

January 31, 2012
New Kids On The Block Backstreet Boys
NKOTBSB Add Second Melbourne Show

The merged New Kids On The Block and Backstreet Boys have added a second Melbourne show at Rod Laver Arena.

January 31, 2012
Gotye And Walk Off The Earth Videos Set To Pass 100 Million Views In Days

The original Gotye and Kimbra video for ‘Somebody That I Used To Know’ and the cover by Canada’s Walk Off The Earth will collectively pass the 100 million views benchmark on YouTube this week.

January 30, 2012
Michael Jackson Immortal
Cirque du Soleil Michael Jackson Immortal World Tour Dates For Europe

Cirque du Soleil is taking the Michael Jackson The Immortal World Tour on the road with first stop Europe in October.

January 30, 2012
Van Halen A Different Kind Of Truth
LISTEN: Van Halen A Different Kind Of Truth Album Sampler

A nearly 9 minute audio sampler of the new Van Halen album ‘A Different Kind Of Truth’ is now online and it rocks a lot harder than the previously released samples had us believe.

January 30, 2012
Kanye West 2012 - Photo By Ros O'Gorman
REVIEW: Big Day Out 2012 – January 29, Flemington Racecourse, Melbourne

We cover Kanye and Parkway, Battles and Best Coast, Mariachis and Racists, odd Frenzal and Odd Future, and the rest at this year’s Big Day Out.

January 30, 2012
Current Desert Island Discs presenter Kirsty Young
Desert Island Discs Turns 70

Desert Island Discs, one of the world’s longest running radio show, turned 70-years old on the weekend.

January 30, 2012