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BRITISH INDIA

Nominees for the 2015 AIR Award for Best Independent Label announced!

We're two weeks out from the 2015 Carlton Dry Independent Music Awards and with the performers and first round nominees already announced, the good folk at AIR have today announced the latest nominees to the pool of great talent already up for awards. The nominees for Best Independent Music Label have been rolled out this morning, including Elefant Traks, Milk! Records, Liberation Music, Future Classic and Ivy League Records. The category, introduced in 2012, saw I OH YOU win at last year's ceremony, held at North Melbourne's Meat Market venue in October.

Aussies Abroad: Generik, HOWQUA and British India take on North America, Remi tours Europe, SAFIA and Dune Rats... everywhere!!

As part of our ongoing commitment to supporting Australian artists touring internationally, we bring you the latest installment of Aussies Abroad. This week, Dune Rats, Generik, Remi, SAFIA, HOWQUA, and British India....

Photo Gallery: The Heart of St.Kilda Concert - Palais Theatre, Melbourne (22.09.15)

Stars from the Music and Comedy Industry came together for the 8th Heart of St. Kilda Concert to raise both Funds and awareness of the great work that is being done by the people at the Sacred Heart Mission. Carl Dziunka was there to capture the show.

From Ngaiire to SAFIA, dozens of Australian artists on the first line-up for CMJ Music Marathon 2015 in New York City

CMJ Music Marathon, New York’s annual music showcase, has announced its initial line-up for 2015, with a range of performances featuring some 300 artists from Australia and the around the world. Australian acts featured include British India, singer-songwriter HOWQUA, Sydney’s NGAIIRE, SAFIA, METHYL ETHEL, The Bennies and more. Taking place in October, the 2015 installment of the CMJ Music Marathon marks the event's 35th year and will also see the likes of Catfish & The Bottlemen, Mercury Rev, Tobias Jesso Jr., Kamasi Washington, Glass Animals, Panda Bear, BØRNS and Perfect Pussy performing.

Illy, Thundamentals, Jebediah and more to feature at 2015's Festival of the Sun festival this December!

Festival of the Sun celebrates its 11th year this year, taking over the Sundowner Breakwall Tourist Park in Port Macquarie on December 11th & 12th. Leading the artist announcement today are some of the country's favourites, Illy, Thundamentals and Jebediah, while the crew behind FOTSUN have also announced the inaugural Wabi Sabi night to proceedings this year.

British India announce final Australian tour for the year ahead of upcoming US shows!

Nothing Touches Me has definitely had somewhat of a golden touch for British India - the Melbourne boys riding high of the release of their fifth studio release so far this year. Before 2015 is out, they'll be touring the US alongside mega-group Imagine Dragons, but not before taking one last run around the Australian cities this September through into December!

Live Review: British India - The Basement, Sydney (24.05.15)

Selling out shows all over the country, British India added a second Sydney show onto their schedule, and played at the recently renovated Basement.

Exclusive Playlist: British India's Declan Melia brings us his Four Favourite Tracks from across the decades...

Today is British India's last day as our AU artists of the month! Tomorrow, our May artist will be announced, but before that happens, we wanted to share with our readers a special playlist that British India's Declan Melia put together for us earlier this month. You may have heard it on AU Radio already, and we'll continue playing it on the station for a couple more weeks! In the meantime, enjoy the four songs he chose for the playlist and the reasons why they made the list...

the AU interview: Declan Melia from British India (Melbourne) talks about 5th LP and chasing dreams

With the public birth of their fifth studio album, Nothing Touches Me, right around the corner, the AU review spoke with British India frontman Declan Melia about world domination, putting hairnets on smoke alarms and equating success with sex.

Album Review: British India - Nothing Touches Me (2015)

British India - Nothing Touches Me

British India seem to have been on the cusp of national stardom for what seems like forever now. Now onto their fifth album, the Melbournians have been a band for 10 years, toured the country multiple times, received solid radio play from stations like Triple M, and supported Fall Out Boy on their Australian tour. So will Nothing Touches Me be the breakout record they've been looking for?

British India announce national tour for their new album "Nothing Touches Me"

Aussie indie band British India are releasing their brand new record Nothing Touches Me on Friday, March 13. The fifth studio album will feature recent single “Wrong Direction” and their new track, "Suddenly". In support of the release, the band have just announced an eighteen date Australian tour, spanning from Darwin to Hobart.

Cloud Control confirmed for the 2015 Urban Country Music Festival!

Proving that they are capable of catering to a variety of music fan, the organisers behind the 2015 Urban Country Music Festival today confirm Australian indie favourites Cloud Control as part of their line up this year! The band joins the likes of Lee Kernaghan, British India and Last Dinosaurs down in the Moreton Bay region for the May 1st-3rd festival on what's become quite a diverse festival bill.

Album News Weekly: 11th February 2015

In This Issue: Soundwave is approaching so get ready for some heavier releases heading your way with the likes of Of Mice & Men. And before the rest of you bury your heads, there's still plenty of indie, acoustic and electric sounds to discover, with even a little something for the old school and surfers check it out!

Urban Country Music Festival Drops First Artist Announcement!

For the first time ever the Urban Country Music Festival will fuse Urban, Country and Indie music with a lineup of more than 100 local and international acts playing six stages across three massive days of entertainment.

The Prince Bandroom announces huge Australia Day line up!

A fitting all Australian line-up will rock The Prince Bandroom on Australia Day and rock it will indeed.