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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...

Billy Bragg And Peter Garrett Set To Clash On Q&A

Billy Bragg And Peter Garrett Set To Clash On Q&A

Music legend and political activist Billy Bragg is set to lock horns with former Midnight Oil frontman and current Minister for School Education, Early Childhood and Youth, Peter...

No Doubt To Tour Australia… If They Can Find A Babysitter

No Doubt To Tour Australia… If They Can Find A Babysitter

Following the release of their first album in eleven years, Push and Shove,  No Doubt guitarist Tom Dumont has almost guaranteed the ska-pop heavyweights will be headed our...

Battleships 2012 Announce ‘To You’ Mini East Coast Album Tour

Battleships 2012 Announce ‘To You’ Mini East Coast Album Tour

After creating considerable buzz following the success of two radio singles, Sydney’s Battleships are set for their debut release, a seven-track mini album entitled ‘To You’....

Spencer P Jones And The Nothing Butts Announce Australian Tour 2012

Spencer P Jones And The Nothing Butts Announce Australian Tour 2012

As previously reported, Spencer P Jones and The Nothing Butts are a new Australian band that are putting the super back into supergroup. Joining Mr. P...

Local Residents Protest Plans To Bulldoze Music Cafe For McDonald’s

Local Residents Protest Plans To Bulldoze Music Cafe For McDonald’s

This year has not been a good one for live music venues in Australia. Recently we’ve seen the announced closure of popular Geelong venue The National Hotel...

Golden Plains Lucky Seven Adds Another Act To Lineup

Golden Plains Lucky Seven Adds Another Act To Lineup

Following its first announcement at the start of the month, the ever popular Meredith Music Festival‘s sister event, Golden Plains is firing back up again, and its 2013 showing...

Geelong Loses Live Music Venue As The Nash Shuts Due To Structural Instability

Geelong Loses Live Music Venue As The Nash Shuts Due To Structural Instability

In a huge blow to regional music in Victoria, popular Geelong live music The National Hotel (aka The Nash) will cease to operate as a live...

File-Sharers Buy 30% More Music Than Others, Says Study

File-Sharers Buy 30% More Music Than Others, Says Study

What if someone told you that illegal file-sharers are actually the music industry’s best customers? Well, that’s a claim recently put forward by file-sharing site TorrentFreak...

Django Django 2013 Australian Tour Announced

Django Django 2013 Australian Tour Announced

Following a rapturous response to their maiden trip Down Under, DJANGO DJANGO are back to see in the new year at Falls and Southbound Festivals, also...

Grooveshark Introduce Direct Artist Payments, But Label Lawsuits Continue

Grooveshark Introduce Direct Artist Payments, But Label Lawsuits Continue

Controversial American music streaming service Grooveshark has undergone some drastic new changes, and while it doesn’t look like its going to legitimise the way it handles its unlicensed...

Bluesfest 2013 Announce Wilco Sideshow

Bluesfest 2013 Announce Wilco Sideshow

UPDATE: With tickets for Wilco’s first Melbourne show almost sold out, Love Police are delighted to announce a second and final show at Hamer Hall on Thursday...

Ringo Starr 2013 Australian Tour Announced

Ringo Starr 2013 Australian Tour Announced

Ringo Starr may not have shared as much acclaim in his solo career as his former bandmates, yet his goofy sense of humour and amicable charm...

Hot Chip 2013 Australian Tour Announced

Hot Chip 2013 Australian Tour Announced

Operating like a devilish grin, Grammy Award and Mercury Prize nominees Hot Chip have just announced a string of sideshows for when they’re out here in...

Trent Reznor Teams With Beats By Dre On New Product

Trent Reznor Teams With Beats By Dre On New Product

In an intriguing development, two musical institutions representing seemingly opposing ends of the industry have announced they will join forces. Enigmatic industry outsider Trent Reznor –...

Harvest Festival 2012 Nears Sell Out In Sydney

Harvest Festival 2012 Nears Sell Out In Sydney

November’s Harvest Festival is drawing ever closer, and off the back of its strong international lineup that includes Beck, Sigur Ros, Grizzly Bear, Ben Folds Five,...

Soundwave 2013 Adds Two More Acts To Already Enormous Lineup

Soundwave 2013 Adds Two More Acts To Already Enormous Lineup

Just when you thought the stellar Soundwave 2013 lineup couldn’t get any bigger, promoter and festival boss AJ Maddah has announced that an additional two acts...

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