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Pink Floyd
Warner Music Buys Parlophone For $744 Million

Parlophone Records, the only record label smart enough to sign The Beatles, has been sold to Warner Music for £487 million ($AUD744 million).

February 8, 2013
They Might Be Giants, Noise11, Photo
They Might Be Giants Launch A Free Music App

They Might Be Giants have launched a free music app and it features a different song every day from their upcoming album ‘Nanobots’.

February 7, 2013
Mark Seymour - Photo By Ros O'Gorman
Mark Seymour Introduces Daughter Hannah On New Album

Mark Seymour’s next album ‘Seventh Heaven Club’ will introduce his singer/songwriter daughter Hannah to the fans.

February 7, 2013
The Hollies 50th Anniversary
Set List For The Hollies 50th Anniversary Tour

The Hollies chose New Zealand to kick off their year long 50th Anniversary Tour, starting last Wednesday in Palmerstown North and winding through Dunedin and Napier to their fourth concert on Monday night in Hamilton.

February 7, 2013
Florence Welch, Florence and the Machine - Photo By Ros O'Gorman
Florence Welch Unveils Flotique Jewellery

Florence Welch is delighted to unveil her first, stunning art-deco influenced, capsule collection Flotique jewellery.

February 7, 2013
B-52s Announce UK Gigs

The World's Greatest Party Band, The B-52s announce today that they will return to the UK for three shows this August, the tour will see them play the following dates:

February 7, 2013
Rihanna. images by Ros O'Gorman photos
Rihanna Inspires More People To Learn English Than Any Other Musician

Rihanna is the most popular musician for inspiring people to learn the English language, according to a new study.

February 7, 2013
Justin Timberlake The 20/20 Experience, Noise11, Photo
Justin Timberlake Reveals Album Cover and Tracklisting

Justin Timberlake has revealed the tracklisting and album cover for ‘The 20/20 Experience’.

February 7, 2013
Mariah Carey Jupiters Gold Coast Show 2013: Photo Gerry Nicholls
Mariah Carey Records Song For Disney Movie Oz The Great and Powerful

Mariah Carey has recorded the main song for the new Disney movie ‘Oz The Great and Powerful, Disney’s prequel to The Wizard of Oz.

February 7, 2013
Alison Moyet
Alison Moyet Signs With Cooking Vinyl

For the second time in a week, the U.K.'s Cooking Vinyl has announced the signing of a veteran artist for worldwide services.

February 7, 2013
Kylie Minogue joins Roc Nation
Kylie Minogue Signs With Jay Z’s Roc Nation

Kylie Minogue is making a serious attempt to take off in America. She has signed with Jay Z’s music label Roc Nation.

February 7, 2013
National Blues Museum
John Goodman Lends His Voice To Promote Blues Museum

The National Blues Museum is currently on track to open in St. Louis late next year.

February 7, 2013
Spotify, music news,
Spotify Predict Grammy Winners

With the eagerly-awaited GRAMMY awards airing this Sunday, Spotify looked at song and album streams to predict which nominees would walk away with the coveted gilded gramophones if it were up to Spotify users.

February 7, 2013
The Wanted: Photo Ros O'Gorman
The Wanted To Do Fly On The Wall Series

The Wanted have landed their own reality show.

February 7, 2013
iTunes Sells Its 25 Billionth Download

iTunes has sold 25 billion downloads with ‘Money Dreams (Goksel Vancin Remix’ by Chase Buch being the title of the 25 billionth song sold.

February 7, 2013
Mumford & Sons - image by Ros O'Gorman, Noise11, Photo
Mumford & Sons’ Award Nominations Are ‘Good For Business’

Mumford & Sons say award nominations are 'good for business'.

February 7, 2013
Madonna image
Madonna Donates Costumes To Sandy Auction

Madonna is auctioning her tour costumes to benefit those affected by Hurricane Sandy.

February 7, 2013
Levon Helm
Elton John Among Stars To Do Levon Helm Tribute At Grammys

The Recording Academy has announced that Elton John, Mavis Staples, Mumford and Sons, Zac Brown and Britney Howard of the Alabama Shakes will be doing a special salute to the late Levon Helm of the Band on this Sunday's Grammy Awards.

February 7, 2013
Eric Burdon with Paul Cashmere at SXSW. photo by Ros O'Gorman
Eric Burdon Added As Featured Speaker At SXSW

The legendary Eric Burdon has been added as a speaker at SXSW next month in Austin, Texas.

February 7, 2013
Tool - Photo by Ros O'Gorman, Noise11, Photo
No New Tool But They Will Tour Australia and New Zealand

Tool, featuring vocalist Maynard James Keenan, guitarist Adam Jones, drummer Danny Carey and bassist Justin Chancellor, will return to Australia and New Zealand in April but there is no new music.

February 7, 2013
ARIA, music news,
Australian Music Sales Increased 4% in 2012

Music sales in Australia in 2012 increased by 4% giving the Australian Music Industry its first upward trend since 2009.

February 7, 2013
Prince at Rod Laver Arena image from NPG Records
Prince Reveals Another New Song On Another New Website

Prince has used his mysterious new social media character, 3rd Eye Girl, to release his second new website in less than a month, complete with a brand new song called 'Breakfast Can Wait'.

February 7, 2013
Michael Gudinski celebrates 40 years of Mushroom, Photo Ros O'Gorman
Michael Gudinski and Friends Celebrate 40 Years Of Mushroom

Michael Gudinski celebrated the 40th anniversary of the start of Mushroom with a 7-hour showcase of the labels new acts and the announcement of the promotion of his son, Matt.

February 6, 2013
Peter Frampton, Noise11, Photo, music news
Peter Frampton Lashes Out At Record Labels

Peter Frampton has attacked record labels saying their days are numbered after still waiting more than two months for the release of his duet on The Voice with Terry McDermott.

February 6, 2013
Helen Mirren and Al Pacino in Phil Spector
Phil Spector Biopic Trailer Released By HBO

HBO have released a trailer for 'Phil Spector,' the biopic of the legendary record producer who is now in jail for murder.

February 6, 2013
Graveyard Train - Photo By Ros O'Gorman
Tony Joe White, Graveyard Train To Play Carnival Of Suburbia

Graveyard Train, Tony Joe White and Ross Wilson are just some of the acts scheduled to play Carnival of Suburbia in Melbourne in March.

February 6, 2013
Morrissey, Festival Hall 2012, Photo Ros O'Gorman
Morrissey Forced To Postpone Two More Dates

Morrissey has been forced to postpone two additional dates on his current tour on the advice of his doctors.

February 6, 2013
Johnny Marr - Photo By Ros O'Gorman
Johnny Marr To Do U.S. Shows Including A Couple With New Order

Johnny Marr is coming to North America for the Coachella Festival and has built a tour of 16 original dates around the shows.

February 6, 2013
They Might Be Giants, Noise11, Photo
They Might Be Giants To Play Groovin The Moo Sideshows

They Might Be Giants will perform sideshows around Australia in addition to their Groovin’ The Moo headline slot.

February 6, 2013
Gloria Estefan
Gloria Estefan Broadway Show In The Works

The Nederlander Organization and Estefan Enterprises are joining together to produce a new Broadway show inspired by the music of Gloria Estefan and her musician/producer husband Emilio Estefan.

February 6, 2013