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How Much Money Record Producers Actually Make

How Much Money Record Producers Actually Make

Music producers play a vital role in the final sound of an artists’ record, no question, but how much money do you think these studio wizards...

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...

Melbourne’s Northcote Social Club To Open Sister Sydney Venue

Melbourne’s Northcote Social Club To Open Sister Sydney Venue

Amongst a backdrop of turbulent changes in Sydney’s live music scene, there’s some heartening (and exciting) news that the team behind two of Melbourne’s most revered...

Elvis Costello & The Imposters 2013 Australian Tour Announced

Elvis Costello & The Imposters 2013 Australian Tour Announced

Australia continues its lengthy love affair with Elvis Costello when the acclaimed singer-songwriter returns in January 2013 for a national tour. In keeping with the exuberant...

Melodie Nelson 2012 Tour Announced

Melodie Nelson 2012 Tour Announced

Melodie Nelson, the solo moniker of Sydney musician Lia Tsamoglou, will launch her sophomore album To The Dollhouse at The Raval in Sydney on Friday 16...

MxPx 2013 Australian Tour Announced

MxPx 2013 Australian Tour Announced

2012 has been as big a year as any for ageless Bremerton, Washington trio MxPx. They served up their first full-length in five years in the...

Bluesfest 2013 Announce First Sideshows

Bluesfest 2013 Announce First Sideshows

The Bluesfest line-up is already proving to be the hottest festival ticket in town after two major lineup announcements, but as the festival’s promoter Peter Noble promised in...

Allans Billy Hyde’s Entire Workforce Sacked As Efforts To Sell Business Fail

Allans Billy Hyde’s Entire Workforce Sacked As Efforts To Sell Business Fail

Following the shock news that Australia’s largest chain of music retailers, Allans Billy Hyde, was going into receivership, causing a collapse which saw hundreds losing their jobs amidst...

Song Lyric Website Fined $6.6M For Copyright Infringement, Sets Dangerous Precedent

Song Lyric Website Fined $6.6M For Copyright Infringement, Sets Dangerous Precedent

Just as MySpace is readying to make a re-energized comeback onto the social networking scene, one of its co-founders is being forced to pay $US 6.6...

Album Sales Down As Gotye Named Highest Selling Single Of 2012

Album Sales Down As Gotye Named Highest Selling Single Of 2012

While album sales continue to decline because of an accelerating drop in CD sales, the digital track has passed the billion-unit mark for the first time this...

Five Aussie Music Venues Named In World’s 100 Most Popular

Five Aussie Music Venues Named In World’s 100 Most Popular

You’d be forgiven for thinking that the live music scene here in Australia is all gloom and doom with the recent spat of venues shutting up...

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