Plenty of news from the industry circles this week, mainly in the opportunity area, with a chance to get grants galores care of The Hilltop Hoods or The Australia Council for the Arts. Push Songs also are giving a chance to get songwriting tips and advice for aspiring musicians. Also, CMJ applications have opened and Simon Crean appoints a new director of Sounds Australia. All this, and a historic event in the ARIA charts on The State Of Affairs this week.
In this issue: Billy Bragg adds final show to Melbourne, Sinead Burgess confirmed to open for Owl City, Cloud Control and Ball Park Music to open for Weezer next year and much more!
BILLY BRAGG ANNOUNCES FINAL SHOW FOR MELBOURNE
In this issue: Birds of Tokyo announce new EP and live shows, Lowlakes return with Cold Company, Regular John plays Woollongong and Canberra and more!
BIRDS OF TOKYO ANNOUNCE SPECIAL "THIS FIRE" EP SHOWS
Birds of Tokyo released their new EP This Fire today. Not only do they have new music, but they have announced two special live shows in December.
In this issue: Hello Vera set for Sydney launch, The Toasters schedule special Melbourne gig for TONIGHT, Lime Cordiale will be playing Grand Final Day at the Espy and more!
HELLO VERA LAUNCHING “WHEN WILL YOU LAY DOWN” IN SYDNEY
In this issue: Marquee Sydney launches monthly 'Block Party', Bec and Ben get set to launch Butterknives to Razorblades, The Stu Thomas Paradox takes on Tago Mago for two shows and more!
MARQUEE SYDNEY LAUNCHES INAUGURAL ‘BLOCK PARTY’ FRIDAYS
In this issue: Mimi Velevska incorporates body and performance painting into her launch gig, Ball Park Music set to play at The Gov, Subsonic Music Festival launch party brings the goods and more!
MIMI VELEVSKA LAUNCHING “I’M YOURS” AT THE WORKERS CLUB
Melbourne trio Pony Face have a new album coming out next month, and they've come out swinging with the second single to be released from it - "Silver Tongue". You can get your first listen to it below and you can listen to it as a free download here: http://ponyface.bandcamp.com/