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Morty Craft
Music Industry Legend Morty Craft Dies At Age 101

Record label owner, arranger, producer and songwriter Morton ‘Morty’ Craft has died at the age of 101.

February 3, 2022
Dolly Parton in concert photo by Ros O'Gorman
Dolly Parton and Kelly Clarkson Record New Version of ‘9 to 5’ for ‘Still Working 9 to 5’ The Documentary

When the new movie ‘Still Working 9 to 5’ premieres at SXSW in March, Dolly Parton fans will hear a new version of the hit song ‘9 To 5’ by Dolly Parton and Kelly Clarkson.

February 3, 2022
Dog Trumpet photo by Ros O'Gorman
All Seven Dog Trumpet Albums Available On Vinyl

Dog Trumpet’s next four albums are released on Vinyl this week making all seven now available to purchase.

February 3, 2022
The Whitlams. Tim Freedman Picture: Scott Gelston
The Whitlams Release First Album In 15 Years ‘Sancho’

The Whitlams ‘Sancho’ album has been released marking more than 15 years inbetween albums.

February 3, 2022
Nick Cave and the Bad Seeds, 2013, Photo By Ros O'Gorman, Noise11, Photo
Check Out Every 2022 APRA Song of the Year Short List Nominee

The short list for the 2022 APRA Song of the Year has been revealed. Here is every song nominated.

February 3, 2022
The Beatles Get Back DVD
The Beatles ‘Get Back’ DVD and Blu-Ray Has Been Delayed

The release of The Beatles’ Peter Jackson ‘Get Back’ documentary on DVD and Blu-Ray has been delayed.

February 3, 2022
Crosby Stills Nash and Young photo by Ros O'Gorman
David Crosby, Stephen Still and Graham Nash Join Neil Young In Exiting Spotify

David Crosby, Stephen Stills and Graham Nash have announced they have joined Neil Young in removing their music from Spotify.

February 3, 2022
The 2017 APIA Good Times tour with Joe Camilleri, Black Sorrows. Photo by Ros O'Gorman
Bluesfest’s Bob Dylan Party Line-up Revealed

Joe Camilleri, Ross Wilson and Russell Morris are just some of the artists set to perform at Bluesfest’s Bob Dylan Party.

February 2, 2022
The Living End. Photo by Ros O'Gorman.
The Living End Play Their First Show In A Year For One Electric Day

The Living End reported for duty at One Electric Day in Werribee on Sunday afternoon.

February 2, 2022
Thom Yorke, Radiohead, Photo: Ros O'Gorman
Watch The Smile Featuring Radiohead’s Thom Yorke and Jonny Greenwood Cover Joe Jackson

The Smile, the side-project for Radiohead’s Thom Yorke and Jonny Greenwood performed a Joe Jackson classic at their shows in London this week.

February 2, 2022
Glenn Wheatley
Family of Glenn Wheatley Release Statement About His Passing

The family of Glenn Wheatley, his wife Gaynor, son Tim and daughters Kara and Samantha, have released a statement following the sudden death of Glenn from complications from Covid.

February 2, 2022
Steven Tyler, Aerosmith, Stone Music Festival, Noise11, Ros O'Gorman, Photo
Aerosmith Cancel 2022 European Tour Due To Covid

Aerosmith have axed their European 2022 tour due to the "uncertainty" of the COVID-19 pandemic.

February 2, 2022
Astro and Ali Campbell
Ali Campbell UB40 UK Tour To Go Ahead After Death of Band Member Astro

Ali Campbell of UB40's upcoming UK tour will go ahead in memory of his late bandmate, Astro.

February 2, 2022
Glenn Wheatley photo from Noise11
Australian Music Industry Legend Glenn Wheatley Has Died At Age 74

Glenn Wheatley, the former bass player for the Masters Apprentices and who went on to direct the careers of Little River Band and John Farnham and run a media empire, has died at the age of 74.

February 1, 2022
Jimmy Barnes by Gerry Nicholls
Jimmy Barnes’ Recruited Diesel for Red Hot Summer and One Electric Day

The Jimmy Barnes Band switched guitarists last weekend for the Red Hot Summer (Bendigo) and One Electric Day (Werribee) events. Danny Spencer was tagged as a “close content” and had to isolate for the weekend. Lucky for Jimmy, his brother-in-law Diesel was just a phone call away.

February 1, 2022
Paul McCartney and Wings Wings Wild Life
Paul McCartney Says ‘Dear Friend’ Is A Hard Listen For Him These Days

Paul McCartney chokes up listening to the song he penned about his and John Lennon's "disputes about The Beatles break up".

February 1, 2022
Alice Cooper at Rod Laver Arena on Friday 20 October 2017. Photo by Ros O'Gorman
Alice Cooper Teases Two New Albums

Alice Cooper is working on two new “pure rock and roll” albums.

February 1, 2022
Checkboard Lounge Band
Checkerboard Lounge Band Go From Melbourne To Memphis

Melbourne’s Checkerboard Lounge Band, featuring guitarist Shannon Bourne, have a new song and video recorded and filmed at the legendary Sun Studio in Memphis Tennessee.

February 1, 2022
Tim Finn Live
Rare 1983 Live Tim Finn Concert Released

A rarely heard performance by Tim Finn & The Escapade Band will be released this week as part of the Australian Road Crew Association’s Desk Tape Series.

February 1, 2022
Lady Gaga, Photo Ros O'Gorman, Noise11, photo
Lady Gaga Resets Her Vegas Dates

Lady Gaga is heading back to Las Vegas to resume her Jazz & Piano residency.

February 1, 2022
Shawn Mendes
Shawn Mendes Postpones European Tour For A Year

Shawn Mendes has postponed the UK and European leg of his 'Wonder' world tour by more than a year.

February 1, 2022
Peter Garrett of Midnight Oil at Mt Duneed - photo
Midnight Oil Reveal Guests Including Hoodoo Gurus, Goanna and Busby Marou

Midnight Oil’s Resist tour will feature some of Australia’s finest. Goanna will join the Oils at Mt Duneed, Hoodoo Gurus at Rutherglen, Busby Marou are lined up for Orange and Amyl & The Sniffers will open for the Oils in Melbourne.

January 31, 2022
Howard Hesseman as Dr Johnny Fever
Howard Hesseman (aka Dr Johnny Fever of WKRP In Cincinnati) Dies At Age 81

Emmy Award winning actor Howard Hesseman, best known as his role as rock jock Dr Johnny Fever in the hit sitcom WKRP In Cincinnati, has died at the age of 81.

January 31, 2022
Neil Young & Crazy Horse, The Plenary, Melbourne, Australia, Noise11,Ros O'Gorman, Photo
Neil Young Wiped $4 Billion Off Spotify’s Market Cap

Spotify’s showdown with Neil Young cost the streaming company $4 billion off its market value.

January 30, 2022
Meat Loaf - Photo By Ros O'Gorman, Noise11, photo
Australian Albums: Meat Loaf Bat Out Of Hell Returns To No 1

With the passing last Friday of the artist Meat Loaf, his debut album "Bat Out of Hell" leaps from the lower depths of chart-hell (#336) to retake the No.1 spot in Australia after 43 1/2 years.

January 29, 2022
Joni Mitchell photo from Kennedy Center
Joni Mitchell Joins Neil Young In The Big FU To Spotify

Nine-time Grammy Award winner, music legend Joni Mitchell has joined Neil Young in a major fuck you to Spotify.

January 29, 2022
Stephen White
Australian Music Industry Identity Stephen White Spells Out The State Of Play For The Prime Minister

Respected Australian music industry identity Stephen White, who for the past 45 years has been a driving force of the Australian music industry, is fed up with the Federal Government's disdain for the music industry and has spelt out his case in a magnificently worded letter to the Prime Minister and Federal Members.

January 28, 2022
Taj Mahal and Ry Cooder
Taj Mahal and Ry Cooder Perform The Songs of Sonny Terry and Brownie McGhee

Blues legends Taj Mahal and Ry Cooder have teamed back up together to perform the songs of Sonny Terry and Brownie McGhee.

January 28, 2022
Aaron Schembri
Aaron Schembri Debuts New Paul Norton Co-Write ‘The Setting Sun’

The new Aaron Schembri song ‘The Setting Sun’ is a song he co-wrote with Melbourne singer songwriter Paul Norton.

January 28, 2022
Truck Lucky
Truck Get Lucky With New Australian Rock Anthem

Melbourne’s Truck, the with Andy McLean of Horsehead on vocals and Dave Leslie of Baby Animals on guitar, have premiered their new song for ‘Lucky’, and it has Australian anthem potential.

January 28, 2022