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Tkay Maidza, Grenadiers, Timberwolf and more unveiled as SA Music Award nominees!

The nominees for the 2015 SA Music Awards have today been announced, with successful Adelaide export Tkay Maidza leading the charge, nominated for seven awards across 14 categories! Music SA this morning revealed the results of what has been a months-long judging process for a panel of local industry minds, reflective of the amount of talent South Australia has produced over the past 12 months. The awards ceremony will be held on November 11th, set to be opened by SA Premier Jay Weatherill and Lord Mayor Martin Haese at The Mercury Cinema.

the AU interview at Canadian Music Week: Tom West (Adelaide) talks new releases, his writing process, and plans for the rest of 2015

Adelaide's Tom West has been busy immersing himself in the writing process, promoting his new EP and looking forward to seeing his dog again. We find out how Canada's been treating him and where to next. Canada seems to be a home away from home for quite a few musicians these days: 'I've been here a couple of times which I'm very happy about and I like it a does feel weirdly like home'. Click through for the full interview...

Canadian Music Week Photo Gallery (Day 9): Sound Gallery ft. Caitlin Harnett + Darren Hanlon and more! (09.05.15)

The Aussies were out in force for the Sound Gallery showcase at the Horseshoe Tavern in Toronto (Canada) over the weekend. Featuring Darren Hanlon, Demi Louise and many more! rcstills was there to capture everything in between consuming all the lamingtons and sausage rolls!

Canadian Music Week Photo Gallery (Day 7): The AU Review & Footstomp Party feat. Kingswood + Ash Grunwald + More (07.05.15)

Footstomp and the AU review joined forces to bring an eclectic line up including Kingswood, Ash Grunwald and many more to The Painted Lady as part of their Showcase Party. Check out all the photos from this most intimate of venues, with photos by rcstills

the AU review partners up with Footstomp for a massive CMW party featuring Kingswood, Ash Grunwald and more!

For the first time ever, and with Australia as its Spotlight Country for 2015, the AU review is partnering up with Footstomp Music to throw a massive party as part of Toronto music conference and festival Canadian Music Week next month. Nine incredible Australian acts are set to showcase at the event, to be held at one of Toronto's finest venues, The Painted Lady, on Thursday, May 7th - with entry completely free! Here's the lineup!

Reflecting on The Aussie BBQ at CMJ 2014 in New York City!

Dear Australian Friends, Remember me? I'm your long lost Aussie lady who you used to love, who moved away four years ago and now knows nothing of the Great Southern Land. The country where I live now is strange. They don't even know how to make barbies. It's like, chuck some snags on there and they look at me like I'm weird and then suggest putting on shrimp. It's confusing.

Adelaide's Tom West bound for New York's CMJ Festival in October!

The Australian contingent of artists headed Stateside for the annual CMJ conference and live music program this year is mighty strong, with the likes of Bad//Dreems, Courtney Barnett, DMA's and Dune Rats set to fly the flag for the diverse Australian music industry. Set to join them and perform in New York this October is Adelaide singer songwriter Tom West, who will be playing the CMJ Music Marathon and the Aussie BBQ, as well as a run of his own shows to coincide with the event!

Tom West announces national tour off the back of new single 'The Call'

Singer-songwriter Tom West has announced a huge national tour for this August and September! The tour will see the Adelaide native hit the stage at venues throughout Tasmania, South Australia, Victoria, New South Wales, and Queensland.

Tom West 'Jonathan's Farm' single launch tour continuing into July.

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Tom West is pleased to announce the release of "Jonathan's Farm", the first single from his forthcoming debut album A Spark In The Dark, which will be released in August this year.

The single launch follows performances at SXSW Music Conference and Canadian Music Week.