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CMJ Music Marathon In The Grip Of Ebola Scare

CMJ Music Marathon In The Grip Of Ebola Scare

A doctor who was recently confirmed by New York City officials as the city’s first case of Ebola allegedly attended a 22nd October event at a...

Probably The Most Uncomfortable Musician Interview Ever

Probably The Most Uncomfortable Musician Interview Ever

There’s so much that can go wrong when interviewing musicians, from jokes that fall flat, to jet lagged or hungover musicians who just don’t want to...

World’s Biggest Promoter To Purchase Big Day Out

World’s Biggest Promoter To Purchase Big Day Out

The highs and lows of veteran and battle scarred music festival Big Day Out has been closely followed by the Australian music industry and fans alike....

Hugo Boss Slammed After Ripping Off The XX In Ad

Hugo Boss Slammed After Ripping Off The XX In Ad

German luxury brand Hugo Boss are renown as one of the world’s leading unique fashion and style icons, however, in a recent video campaign, the company appears...

One Direction’s Secret Financial Investment In Aussie Band

One Direction’s Secret Financial Investment In Aussie Band

Welcome to the new way of doing business in music. As physical album sales fall, and streaming increasingly steals revenue from digital music; bands and their...

Fan Launches Crowdfunding Campaign To Stop Nickelback Concert

Fan Launches Crowdfunding Campaign To Stop Nickelback Concert

Everybody loves an easy target, and Nickelback appear to have stepped up to the plate to become one of the most hated bands in the world....

Major Labels To Edit Ads Into Classic Music Videos

Major Labels To Edit Ads Into Classic Music Videos

Where art and business collides is often controversial, and the debate over when corporate interests have stepped over the line in music has been going on...

One Direction Accused Of Ripping Off New Found Glory

One Direction Accused Of Ripping Off New Found Glory

Coincidence or rip-off? It’s the question everyone asks when it’s discovered that two songs sound a little bit too similar comfort. And the jury is still...

Major Labels Have Given Up Trying To Sell Music

Major Labels Have Given Up Trying To Sell Music

Music listeners these days are moving in large numbers to streaming services, cut back on digital downloads and stopped buying physical – except vinyl. In August, weekly music sales...

The World’s Biggest Vinyl Record Retailer Will Surprise You

The World’s Biggest Vinyl Record Retailer Will Surprise You

There’s no denying the mass resurgence of vinyl in recent years, and from a sales perspective, the signs are everywhere: the year-on-year success of the annual Record...

This Leaked Sky Ferreira Demo Busts The Myth Of Co-Writer Credits

This Leaked Sky Ferreira Demo Busts The Myth Of Co-Writer Credits

Leaked demos can sometimes be a big source of embarrassment for artists – we’re still not over Britney Spears’ auto-tuneless ‘Alien’ – whilst continuing to prove that the...

And The Highest Earning Musician Of 2014 Is…

And The Highest Earning Musician Of 2014 Is…

Every year we take a sneak peak at million dollar fortunes of the highest paid Aussie musicians, the world’s best paid DJs, and the rappers that actually have the bank balances...

The 12 Greatest Guitarists Ever According To Slash

The 12 Greatest Guitarists Ever According To Slash

Since emerging with Guns N’ Roses, Slash has been one of the world’s most sought after guitarists. Michael Jackson, Ray Charles, Stevie Wonder, Quentin Tarantino and so...

Jack White Blasts Foo Fighters & Rolling Stone In “Kanye West-Esque Rant”

Jack White Blasts Foo Fighters & Rolling Stone In “Kanye West-Esque Rant”

Jack White can’t help himself. After apologising not too long ago for offending pretty much everyone after a Rollingstone cover story, White couldn’t help but take...

Jack White Calls Out “Entitled” Generation Of Musicians

Jack White Calls Out “Entitled” Generation Of Musicians

There are some artists that are so prolific that a single band can’t contain their many musical dimensions. And then there’s Jack White, frontman turned solo...

This Is How Much One Of The Biggest Musicians On Spotify Makes

This Is How Much One Of The Biggest Musicians On Spotify Makes

We’ve already heard from a chorus of high-profile musicians talking down the benefits of ever-popular music streaming service Spotify, with David Byrne calling the streaming model broken while the likes...

Kanye West Slams The Media, Saving His Best Aussie Rant For Last

Kanye West Slams The Media, Saving His Best Aussie Rant For Last

Another day, another Kanye West rant. Kanye West wrapped up his Australian leg of the Yeezus tour last night with a show in Brisbane. It was...

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