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Philip Mortlock - ORiGiN Creative Director, Nick Young - ORiGiN Licensing Manager, Marcus Knight Knight Music Publishing & Philip Walker - ORiGiN MD
Melbourne’s Knight Teams With Sydney’s ORiGin For Music Publishing Partnership

Philip Mortlock’s ORiGin Music Publishing has teamed up with Marcus Knight’s Knight Music Publishing to form a new creative partnership to develop international opportunities for their artists and composers.

February 14, 2017
Steve Van Zandt
Steve Van Zandt To Do His Radio Show From Surfers Paradise Wednesday

Steve Van Zandt will broadcast his radio show ‘Little Steven’s Underground Garage’ from the Hard Rock Café at Surfers Paradise in Queensland Wednesday night.

February 14, 2017
Brother 2 Brother
Mark and Craig Holden Are Brother 2 Brother For Adelaide Fringe Festival

Mark Holden and his brother Craig have will perform at the Adelaide Fringe Festival this month as Brother 2 Brother.

February 14, 2017
Carol LLoyd performing at the Arts Centre forecourt for the Rock Chicks exhibition 2010. Photo by Ros O'Gorman
R.I.P. Carol Lloyd of Railroad Gin

Carol Lloyd of Brisbane 70s band Railroad Gin has lost her battle with pulmonary fibrosis.

February 14, 2017
Adam Ant - Photo By Ros O'Gorman
Adam Ant To Perform The Kings Of The Wild Frontier In Australia and New Zealand

Adam Ant will return to Australia for his first tour in six years to perform his classic album ‘The Kings of the Wild Frontier’.

February 14, 2017
Dolly Parton Hello Im Dolly
Dolly Parton’s First Album Came Out 50 Years Ago Today

Dolly Parton has had a very long career in music. She recorded her first single at the age of 13, in 1957, with Puppy Love and moved to Nashville from her home in Sevier County, TN the day after she graduated high school in 1964.

February 14, 2017
George Michael, photo by Ros O'Gorman, Noise11, photo
George Michael Family Wants Investigation Into Leaked Call

Members of George Michael's family are calling for an investigation into the leak of a call to 911 after the singer was found dead last year.

February 14, 2017
Boston Life Love and Hope, Noise11, Photo
Tom Scholz To Tour Boston Again

Classic rockers Boston will play over fifty dates across North America but, on Monday, they only announced the first ten shows.

February 14, 2017
Metallica, Photo Ros O'Gorman
Metal’s Night of Screw-Ups At The Grammy Awards

Metallica frontman James Hetfield threw his guitar off stage in anger when sound problems caused havoc during the band's performance with Lady Gaga at the Grammy Awards on Sunday night.

February 14, 2017
Katy Perry, photo by Ros O'Gorman, rod laver arena, Melbourne 2014
New Katy Perry Song Should Replace Ed Sheeran In UK This Week

Ed Sheeran’s record-breaking stint at Number 1 and 2 could be coming to an end on this week’s Official Singles Chart.

February 14, 2017
Prince at Rod Laver Arena in Melbourne on 21 October 2003. Photo by Ros O'Gorman
Prince Music Is Now Licensed For Streaming

Prince has had a very spotty history when it comes to streaming.

February 14, 2017
Adele Devastated After George Michael Tribute Stuff-Up

Adele was "devastated" to have to restart her George Michael tribute at Sunday's Grammy Awards, because she had worked tirelessly to perfect the performance.

February 14, 2017
Metallica, Lars Ulrich, photo by Ros O'Gorman
Metallica Announce Hardwired To Self Destruct US Tour Dates

After a hard hitting but a technically flawed performance of Moth Into Flame with Lady Gaga at last night's Grammy Awards, Metallica has announced a summer tour in support of the album Hardwired...To Self Destruct.

February 14, 2017
Adele 25, music news,
Grammy Boss Says Adele Did The Right Thing Restarting Song At Show

Grammy Awards boss Neil Portnow has officially given Adele a pass for restarting her live George Michael tribute at Sunday's ceremony, insisting she "did the right thing".

February 13, 2017
Rag n Bone
Rag ‘n’ Bone Man Debut Is Outselling Rest Of Top 10 In UK

Rising star Rag’n’Bone Man is set for a big opening week as his debut album Human is on course to bag this week’s Number 1 on the Official Albums Chart.

February 13, 2017
David Bowie Blackstar
Grammy Awards 2017 Complete Winners List

Australia's Flume has won a Grammy Award and the late David Bowie has picked up four awards.

February 13, 2017
Jon Stevens
Jon Stevens Debuts Hollywood-Sized Video For ‘Hold On’

Jon Stevens has spared no expense for his upcoming album ‘Starlight’ with a Hollywood-sized video for the first single ‘Hold On’.

February 13, 2017
Gary Clarke Jr, Photo By Ros O'Gorman, Noise11, photo
Gary Clark Jr To Release His Second Live Album

Gary Clark Jr will release his second live album in March.

February 13, 2017
Tom Petty
Tom Petty Saluted As MusiCares Person of the Year for 2017

On Friday night, MusiCares held their annual benefit to salute an artist who has given back to the music community, this year honouring Tom Petty.

February 13, 2017
Flume by Cybele Malinowski
Sydney’s Flume Wins A Grammy Award

Flume has picked up Australia’s first Grammy Award for 2017.

February 13, 2017
Al Jarreau
R.I.P. Al Jarreau 1940-2017

Al Jarreau, the jazz singer who crossed over to the pop music charts on a number of occasions during his long career, has died at the age of 76.

February 13, 2017
Dune Rats
Australian Charts – Dune Rats Have The No 1 ARIA Album

Brisbane three-piece Indie-punk band Dune Rats see their second album "The Kids Will Know it's Bullshit" debut in the No.1 position on the ARIA Albums Chart this week.

February 13, 2017
Ed Sheeran Divide
Australian Charts: Ed Sheeran Remains Top Of ARIA Singles

With Ed Sheeran in the country this past week on a massive promo tour, it helps to cement him into the Top 2 for a fifth straight week with "Shape of You" at No.1 and "Castle on the Hill" at No.2.

February 13, 2017
Bruce Springsteen and Max Weinberg at AAMI Park on Thursday 2 February 2017. Photo Ros O'Gorman
Bruce Springsteen Delivers Another Unique Setlist At Hanging Rock

Bruce Springsteen and the E Street Band performed at regional Victoria’s picturesque Hanging Rock on Saturday night.

February 12, 2017
Angus Young AC/DC Etihad Stadium, Rock Or Bust World Tour. Photo by Ros O'Gorman
Angus Young and Angry Anderson Join Guns n Roses Second Sydney Show

Angus Young was back on stage with Gun n’ Roses in Sydney Saturday but so was Angry Anderson.

February 12, 2017
Ed Sheeran Divide
Australian Charts – Ed Sheeran Still Has Top Two Downloads

Ed Sheeran still has Australia’s top two songs ‘Shape of You’ and ‘Castle On The Hill’.

February 11, 2017
Ed Sheeran Divide
Australian Charts: Ed Sheeran Keeps Top Two Spotify Spots

Ed Sheeran ‘Shape Of You’ and ‘Castle On The Hill’ has stayed another week on the Spotify chart at number one and two.

February 11, 2017
Raggamuffin Festival Cancelled

The Raggamuffin Music Festival and the related sideshows for Sydney and Melbourne next week have been cancelled.

February 11, 2017
Snakehips and MØ Don't Leave
Australian Charts: Snakehips & MØ Have No 1 Shazam Song This Week

Snakehips & MØ ‘Don’t Leave’ was the most Shazamed song last week in Australia.

February 11, 2017
Rick Derringer
Rick Derringer Arrested To Bring Gun On Plane

Rick Derringer has been arrested after taking a loaded gun on a plane.

February 11, 2017