Proving again why it is regarded as one of the biggest and best music festivals on the globe, the line up for Glastonbury 2013 has delivered the goods once more. Confirming months of rumours and speculation, The Rolling Stones are set to headline the Saturday night slot at the festival, with the creme de la creme of popular music also set to grace the UK music gathering.
Mumford & Sons have released a video for their third single from their 2012 Grammy award winning Album Of The Year Babel. The innovative clip for "Whispers In The Dark" splits the screen into four, each quarter following a member of the band as they prepare for a gig. For maximum benefit, I'd suggest watching it more than once - perhaps even four times.
Will they or won’t they? While we will never be sure who is playing a festival until the promoters actually release a line-up, it’s always fun to speculate and throw around any rumours that come up. The next big festival yet to announce their line-up is Splendour In The Grass. With the line-ups for Primavera, Summersonic and Coachella festivals already out there, it’s time to salivate over who will may (or have already actually confirmed) continue down here fore Australia’s premier winter festival.
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
As the triple j Hottest 100 opens up its digital doors for voting in its 2012 edition, we come to an end of our top 40 albums list with ten phenomenal albums. Stay tuned for our top 40 songs of 2012... they'll be launching tomorrow and running through to the New Year!
Mumford and Sons shot to worldwide acclaim with their debut album, Sigh No More. Now, they’re back and as great as ever with their follow-up, Babel.
In the column this week: the Jagermeister Independent Music Awards are announced, Richard Branson and Paul Dainty team up, and is Songi happening soon?
The last time Mumford and Sons came to Australia, they played smaller venues, and only in three cities – Sydney, Melbourne and Adelaide. Despite their song “Little Lion Man” being everywhere a few years ago, they still only merited the smaller-to-mid-sized venues.
This week in your industry wrap: Psy becomes 2012's Los Del Rio, an opportunity to DJ before Dappled Cities on their upcoming tour, and awards aplenty with the ARIA Artisan nominations and Deadly Awards being presented.
This week sees releases from Deftones, Urthboy, Seth Sentry, Sarah Blasko, and many more! Take a look at all the new releases that're coming up.