Industry News

Four Linkin Park albums surge back into the U.S. charts this week

It’s a bittersweet thing to see a band’s work flood back onto the charts following the death of a bandmember,...

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Rock just lost its place as America’s favourite music genre for the first time

Nielsen are the go-to name for reporting on popularity, whether it’s TV ratings or music genres, and their latest report...

‘Gangnam Style’ has finally lost its crown as the biggest song on YouTube

It doesn’t seem that long ago that everyone was riding invisible horses to the sounds of ‘Gangnam Style’ and shouting...

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triple j scores surprisingly good ratings across the country

The second quarter radio ratings period is not traditionally a time of growth for triple j, who usually find their...

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Baker Boy and Caiti Baker clean up at the NT Song of the Year awards

Emerging rapper Baker Boy continued his hot streak over the weekend at the NT Song of the Year awards, picking...

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Are your Spotify playlists full of “fake” artists?

Whether it’s a curated selection of pop jams to gear us up for a night out, or something more laid-back...

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Ticket buyers who claim they were ripped off are trying to take down Viagogo

As Paul McCartney’s first Australian tour in over two decades went on sale, its tour promoter Frontier Touring warned eager...

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Glastonbury is accused of exploiting hundreds of workers at this year’s festival

Glastonbury festival has found itself in quite a mess this year, but not the sort it was anticipating, as it...

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Stone Sour might be the band to finally knock Ed Sheeran off the top of the Aussie charts

Corey Taylor and his non-Slipknot outfit Stone Sour have never hit the top of the Australian charts with one of...

Indigenous rapper Baker Boy

Rapper Baker Boy takes out the triple j Unearthed NIMA competition

The National Indigenous Music Awards are on the way for 2017 and have scored an absolutely killer lineup this year,...

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One of Melbourne’s best music venues is in danger from a new apartment block

After four years in operation, Melbourne’s Howler is an absolute favourite venue for local bands and punters alike. With acoustics...

triple j presenter Zan Rowe

triple j’s Zan Rowe launches a podcast featuring Violent Soho & more

Zan Rowe is in a bit of a podcast mood lately, it seems, following up her recent team-up with Myf...

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Camp Cope have just earned themselves a U.S. record deal

Big, big news for Melbourne’s acclaimed alt-rockers Camp Cope as they announce their signing to U.S. independent label Run For...

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Sony is about to start pressing vinyl again for the first time since 1989

It’s been almost three decades since in-house vinyl pressing was on the agenda at Sony, but with vinyl sales outstripping...

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Grinspoon’s debut LP is higher up in the charts right now than it was in ’97

Grinspoon did pretty okay when they released their debut album 20 long years ago, but it seems that people are...