R&B songstress Janelle Monae has released the first music video from her upcoming album The Electric Lady. The super retro clip of "Q.U.E.E.N." also features Erykah Badu. Take a look!
Both bad and good news in this week's State of Affairs, with music venues not winning any awards by closing and Australian musicians winning actual awards overseas from a Prince. We also learn about Eskimo Joe's winning skills in fundraising and the industry's economic growth as a whole
In this last State Of Affairs column of the year, we look back at a week where Gotye continues to be recognised for that song, Christmas albums attack the ARIA charts and awards aplenty are being handed out here at home for various things. Plus a bunch of awesome opportunities to get funding for your project through the Australia Council.
In this issue: Opportunities galore with applications open for Unsigned Only, Bigsound and the Red Bull Music Academy, while opportunities are dwindling in venues at St Kilda. Adele still holds onto the number one spot on the ARIA charts, and Song Summit adds more acts to it's conference. All in this weeks Industry round up.
2012 is sure to be a great year for music, with many artists making a re-appearance after many years of hiding (in the form of recording in the studio). In alphabetical order, we present the 10 Most Anticipated Releases of 2012. Starting with...
Day Four of Canadian Music Week
After 3 days of some amazing music, excellent panels and the usual networking opportunities, it was time to bid farewell to our time in Toronto*. But today it was Australia’s turn to truly shine, with its annual Aussie BBQ showcase.
Merry Christmas everyone! We hope you had a lovely day yesterday. At AU HQ, we return with the next 10 tracks that blew us all away this year...