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Album News Weekly: 14th April 2014

In This Issue: BIG BIG NEWS from the pop world this week. British songwriter Ed Sheeran is back with the announcement of his new record. Canadian up and comer Mo Kenney is getting ready to release her debut, along with a heap of local acts such as The Middle Names, I Know Leopard, and Jordie Lane is putting out a live record! There's a heap more stuff in here, so have a read - it'll be good for you.

Album News Weekly: 8 April 2014

In This Issue: Everybody stay calm at least for the next few minutes, because Jack White has announced a new record! But guess what? So have Parquet Courts, and First Aid Kit, and Sarah McLachlan! Oh yes, and 360 also. Because apparently this week everyone decided to go a little nuts and announce releases. Those are just a few of the big ones, there's a heaps more inside...

Album News Weekly: 1 April 2014

In This Issue: Again, it's an eclectic mix this week. Some big alternative music news - Pixies are back with a new one! Also a few new bands coming through, Byron band In Hearts Wake have something new coming out, The Murlocs are releasing a record, and Passenger is as well. Overseas, 50 Cent is still plugging away, releasing a new record in June. There's a heap of cool stuff in here, so have a read and give your ears a treat.

The Love Junkies announce WA release shows for their new EP "Fight Test".

Perth's The Love Junkies follow up their debut album, last year's Maybelene with their new EP Fight Test. The self-produced EP will be out April 4, and the band will officially launch the EP in their home town of Perth on April 5, a date which lands in the middle of their current joint tour with Calling All Cards

Album News Weekly: 25 March 2014

In This Issue: A pretty odd mix this time around. Everybody seems to be gearing up for Record Store Day (April 19, guys, April 19), so a lot of sleek new vinyl releases are popping up for the occasion. Flume, Tame Impala, we’re looking at you. Also Glass Animals have dropped the details for their first record, Ben Harper has made a new album with his mum, and a bunch of new acts have just released/are releasing some pretty cool stuff. So check it out guys, what are you freaking waiting for?

Album News Weekly: 17 March 2014

In This Issue: Some MASSIVE releases coming up soon. Australian rap goddess Iggy Azalea is finally dropping her debut, and across the pond Lily Allen is ready to annoy the establishment once more. Dubstep king Skrillex drop his new record out of nowhere last week, The Kooks are ready to release the first single from their new record. Plus more releases from Backsliders, The Love Junkies, Brody Dalle and heaps more. Have a read. Seriously.

Album News Weekly: 11 March 2014

In This Issue: So this week it’s a little... big. Some massive announcements have just come through. Coldplay are releasing a new record, along with Band Of Skulls. Back on home soil Mia Dyson and a new Byron act Toy Boats are dropping new records. Back again overseas and Swedish pop singer Lykke Li is releasing a new one, and Lune is also dropping a record. Plus there’s tons more in here, so have a read!

Megan Washington To Play Intimate Shows In Brisbane And Melbourne In April

After a two year wait, Megan Washington is back with a new single, "Who Are You". In April, she'll play two shows at very intimate venues in Brisbane and Melbourne to support the new single. Expect them to sell out fast.

Album News Weekly: 4 March 2014

In This Issue: Quite an interesting mix this week. Old timers like Oasis, Grace Jones and Brian Eno all have records being dropped or reissued over the next couple of months. Some great Australian talent in here too, Sydney acts Rainbow Chan and Seekae are releasing music pretty soon, and Melbourne band All The Colours are gearing up for their debut. Lots going on in here...

Get Vance Joy, Arctic Monkeys and more: triple j's Hottest 100 of 2013 (Volume 21) released on CD today.

Celebrating its 21st year, triple j spent Australia Day counting down the best songs of 2013 in another massive Hottest 100. A huge 1,492,619 votes were cast by 173,658 music fans, and over 5,700 Hottest 100 parties were held around the world, making triple j’s Hottest 100 the world’s biggest musical democracy. And now you can get 40 of those tracks on a double CD set.

Album News Weekly: 25 February 2014

In This Issue: DZ Deathrays this week finally announced when their highly anticipated second LP will drop, and The Beards are returning with yet another album of beardy goodness. Also some new releases from The Afghan Whigs, White Fang, King Of The North and some cool new sounds in the form of Lapland and Holychild. Go on, have a listen...

Album News Weekly: 18 February 2014

In This Issue: A seriously mixed bag this week. Big artists like Conor Oberst and Ozomatli are back with records coming out in the next couple of months. Melbourne also is represented by Courtney Barnett and Saskwatch both releasing albums soon. Sydney gets Infinity Broke and newbie's DMA's, and Darwin has electronic soul duo Sietta. Overseas, The Pretty Reckless are doing all they can to make waves, and Golden State are releasing their debut. It's an interesting week, so go on, have a read.

Album News Weekly: 13 February 2014

In This Issue: It's a ridiculously eclectic mix this week. Dolly Parton rubs shoulders with Chet Faker, Ball Park Music come up against RATKING... a great mix. It's also a pretty exciting list for fans of local indie. Chet Faker has finally given us a release date, Cloud Control come back with an acoustic album, Kate Miller-Heidke is gearing up for the release of her album, Caitlin Park is also about to set her second album free. Big news from overseas as well, as Band Of Horses stream their live record on their website, and country queen Dolly Parton comes back with another record. It's a big week. Get amongst it.

The Dead Daisies kick off national tour in Adelaide and release debut album!

The Dead Daisies - a new five piece super-group put together by Jon Stevens and David Lowy - launched their eagerly awaited Australian tour last night with a performance at The Governor Hindmarsh (The Gov) in Adelaide.

Album News Weekly: 6 February 2014

In This Issue: Definitely a mixed bag this week in the album news... a whole bunch of new (kind of...) artists are just starting to break through the mould, which is pretty exciting. Also big international releases in the shape of Major Lazer and Aloe Blacc and Eels! The Arctic Monkeys have cemented their superstardom with AM just having gone platinum, plus there's new stuff from The Aston Shuffle, American Authors, Phil Smith and a bunch more...