Gotye Named Highest Selling Single Of 2012 In America

The fast approaching end of 2012 has christened the release of Billboard‘s Hot 100 songs for the year, and to no surprise, an Australian is sitting gracefully on top of the list – earning him the title of the highest selling single of 2012. Award winning Australian Gotye – who...

Homebake 2012

There is something about that sound. That low, bassy rumbling sound, a mix of voices and a mish mash of a dozen instruments all vying for attention; that sound that means the start of summer and the dawn of festival season. Homebake, one of the elder statesmen of the festival...

Gotye Dominates 26th ARIA Awards, As Melbourne Comes Out Big Winner

Capping off an incredible two years, Melbourne musician Gotye took home four gongs last night at the 26th ARIA Awards with a star-studded ceremony at the Sydney Entertainment Centre that saw the industry and music fans celebrate the success of our Aussie talent in true ARIA style. Gotye’s haul included...

Festival Of The Sun 2012 Announce Triple J Unearthed Winner Patrick James

Festival of the Sun and Triple J have announced the winner of their Unearthed slot for this years festivities.  Patrick James will be taking the stage at FOTSUN, Australia’s favourite boutique summer music festival, alongside Aussie and Kiwi music icons Kimbra, Dead Letter Circus, Hermitude, The Datsuns and many more! Born...

Win A Double Pass To Festival Of The Sun 2012

With a beautiful location at the Port Macquarie seaside, a BYO policy and with a smaller scale 3000 capacity viewing an intimate, single stage – it’s easy to see how Festival Of The Sun has become one of THE must attend music festivals in the last several years, complete with...

Homebake 2012 Release Set Times, Clashes One Way Or Another

Following on from the recent announcement that Chugg Entertainment would be partnering up with IMC and Village Sounds, the promoters for the heroic homegrown music festival that is Homebake, making them co-promoters for the annual music festival – Homebake have just announced the set times for their epic lineup of arts,...

Peter Chellew Of Face The Music

Face The Music is a two-day music conference that sees some of Australia’s biggest names in music giving talks and advice to up-and-comers.  The event also serves as a summit meeting for musicians, promoters, the music media, and almost everyone else involved in the Australian industry to get together and...

Gotye Leads Singapore Laneway Festival 2013 Lineup

When organisers of St Jerome’s Laneway Festival first teased their sensational lineup the indie fan’s music event of choice also promised that the lineup for its international leg in Singapore would be forthcoming. As TheMusic reports, they’ve now revealed the full lineup, including many of the great acts that are already locked...

Face The Music 2012 Announce Full Program, Release Schedule

This week sees the launch of Face The Music’s full program, as Melbourne gets set to host one of the most important events on the Victorian music calendar this November. The contemporary music industry summit brings musicians and music industry people together to explore new ideas, share advice, create opportunities...

Win Tickets To Homebake Music, Film, Comedy & Arts Festival 2012 For Yourself & 3 Mates

Homebake 2012, the Global Edition will play host to it’s very first international act this year amongst the best of our homegrown acts. Blondie will be the first global artist ever to hit the Homebake stage, but keeping with the tradition of the festival the rest of the acts are...

Kimbra, Soundwave Boss AJ Maddah To Speak At Face The Music 2012

With over 100 speakers announced participating at 2012’s Face The Music, the annual not-for-profit music conference has just announced the addition of two never before seen In Conversation sessions with Kimbra and Soundwave’s AJ Maddah. The event will mark the first time either have spoken at an industry conference, and...

360, Gotye Lead Nominations For 2012 ARIA Awards

With only eight weeks to go until the 26th ARIA Awards, the annual celebration of the success of Australian music at home, nominees have been announced for all the categories along with the details of the gala event held in Sydney on Thursday 29th November 2012. This year’s nominations are...

Kimbra’s New Frankenweenie Track Leaks Online

The folks at Disney have managed to pull in some serious musical stars for the accompanying soundtrack to Tim Burton’s latest cinematic feature, Frankenweenie. Throwing their considerable budget for the new animated picture to enlist the services of indie pop luminaries like Yeah Yeah Yeahs’ Karen O, Mark Foster of Foster...

Summadayze 2013 Lineup Announced With The Chemical Brothers

The Summadayze 2013 lineup has dropped and our suspicions turned out to be true with both M.I.A and The Chemical Brothers making an appearance, the later albeit only performing a DJ set. The first act ‘leaked’ for the 2013 lineup was none other than M.I.A , who has a new...

Festival Of The Sun 2012 Announces Lineup

With a beautiful location at the Port Macquarie seaside, a BYO policy and with a smaller scale 3000 capacity viewing an intimate, single stage – it’s easy to see how Festival Of The Sun has become one of THE must attend music festivals in the last several years, complete with...