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Magenta Voyeur announce single “Heart Need Room” and tour dates!

“Heart Need Room” is the debut single from synth-pop psychedelic group Magenta Voyeur, and to celebrate they have announced a string of dates around the country on what will be their very first headline tour.

Timberwolf announces EP preview shows and festival appearances!

Adelaide's 22 Year-old singer/songwriter Timberwolf has announced a string of shows in the lead up to his sophomore EP Flux due to be released later this year.

Kimbra set for three dates in NZ and Australia this November.

Though select Australian crowds saw Kimbra recently when she was in the country with Janelle Monae, the tour obviously didn't go quite to plan, with Monae cancelling most dates due to illness. The NZ songstress has today announced two headline shows for Melbourne and Sydney for those who missed out the last time, as well as one special show for Auckland fans! Kimbra's latest album, The Golden Echo, has seen a musical progression for the artist as well as collaborations with members of the likes of Muse, The Mars Volta and Foster the People. Get your tickets to see the album realised live, as well as the popular Vows material which brought Kimbra to the attention of many upon her break out!

AQUA announce Australian tour dates for October and November!

Danish pop stars popular for bringing "Barbie Girl" and "Doctor Jones" to our lives, AQUA, are coming to Australia for a 'Greatest Hits Tour' in October and November! The group dominated radioplay over here in the late 90s and early 2000s while in Europe, their status as one of the biggest acts of the time was well and truly cemented. Fans can expect all the AQUA hits and more to be rolled out through this national tour, head down memory lane with them!

Bad//Dreems announce more Australian tour dates before heading to the US in October!

Adelaide bad boys Bad//Dreems are joining the impressive Australian contingent of bands and artists set for New York's CMJ this October, but before then, they've announced some more tour dates! Shows in Adelaide and Melbourne have sold out and so to meet demand, Bad//Dreems have announced second shows in each state! Tickets won't hang around for these - note the below down!

Jack Carty set for tour dates in Australia and NZ for new single "Be Like You"!

One of our favourite performers, Jack Carty, is going to be hitting a venue near you quite soon! This isn't so surprising, given he's been touring quite hard around the country with the likes of Josh Pyke and Katie Noonan in recent months, plus off his own back through 2014 as well. BUT, we're stoked to see he's got a new single in "Be Like You" and because of this, Carty's going to be doing the rounds again (including a stop in NZ!) from October through until the end of the year.

Out On The Weekend expands to Brisbane and announce headline shows for Justin Townes Earle and Ryan Bingham!

Following the successful announcement of the inaugural Melbourne Out On The Weekend event at Seaworks Williamstown, the event is now also heading to Brisbane in October. Out On The Weekend is a celebration of Americana music, great food and fine booze and will feature Nikki Lane, Robert Ellis, The Declines, Jonny Fritz, Emma Swift, Halfway, Paddy McHugh and Warren Earl Band.

The State of Affairs: Latest Music Industry News - 29th August 2014

In This Issue: We reveal the details of several competitions and artist grants, legendary guest speakers for upcoming music conferences, line-ups for the coolest events, plus the latest signings and the ARIA charts.

Courtney Barnett, D.D Dumbo, Dune Rats, King Gizzard, DMA's, Luluc & more Australians head to NYC for CMJ 2014!


DMA's are coming for you New York. Are you ready?

Yes, it's that time already. The annual CMJ Music Marathon is coming to New York City in less than two months - and that means it's time for us to get a first taste of the bands who'll be gracing the event come October 21st. And that includes no less than 11 (and a half) Australian bands... with tonnes more to come!

British India & The Preatures confirmed to support the Rolling Stones in the Hunter Valley and Hanging Rock!

In what is set to be a huge night of music at Hanging Rock and Hope Estate, The Preatures and British India have been today confirmed to support The Rolling Stones when they're in the area! The two bands will join Jimmy Barnes, both Aussie bands complement the British rock icons to a tee in representing a contemporary twist on retro rock music. Along with this announcement, a final GA ticket release for the Hope Estate show has been given the green light, so Stones fans can jump on them quickly!

Gossling announces national tour dates for 'Harvest of Gold'!

Melbourne's darling Gossling has had quite the 2014 already, having performed to international crowds Stateside and across the UK, as well as celebrating in the glow of the release of her album, Harvest of Gold. Gossling will be bringing the album to life this Spring, with a tour through the major cities November! In celebrating the album, Gossling offers fans a special, digital only release of the album, which features and EP of new previously unreleased material, including great covers thrown in for good measure!

Lauren Glezer announces east coast tour for new single, "This Living"!

Melbourne singer songwriter Lauren Glezer is gearing up to launch her new single "This Living" with a run of tour dates down the east coast! Taken from her debut EP Searching for Tall, the song is a great indicator of the talent the public can still be expecting from Glezer, most definitely an exciting taste of what's to come!

Kito & Reija Lee (Mad Decent/Sony) are set for an Australia/NZ tour this October!

Kito and Reija Lee, producer and vocalist kicking it in London but originally from Perth, will be coming home (and hitting NZ and Bali) in October! Taken under the wings of the likes of Diplo and Skream, these two ladies know their beats and have been dominating the international club scene in recent times. Twisting up some D&B with some oozing dubstep, the girls have put together a smooth sophomore effort in EP II and they can't wait to bring it to a club near you!

Melbourne's Slow Chase announce tour dates for October & November!

Melbourne rock band Slow Chase have announced a run of shows down the east coast for October and November, celebrating their new single "Exorcism"! Being released on October 13, "Exorcism" was recorded with US producer Jonathan Burnside and marks the band's first release since their debut EP The Blind Spot came out in 2012. Evoking the energy of Band of Skulls and Queens of the Stone Age, Slow Chase are anything but, and you should get along and check them out when they play a venue near you!

Dusky to tour Australia and New Zealand this November

One of the world's most popular deep house acts, Dusky are going to find themselves getting amongst the Australian and NZ spring time, when they embark on what is perhaps their most extensive tour of these parts this November! The duo, today announced on the Harbourlife lineup, will also be taking in club dates around the country before the year is out with their Love Taking Over EP and more goodies to vibe to.