Presented by APRA, AMCOS and the AGSC, the winners of the 2013 Screen Music Awards have been announced at a gala event at the Sydney State Theatre. Hosted by The Chaser’s Andrew Hansen and Chris Taylor, the winner’s list features an impressive group of composers who reflect the diversity and depth of the Australian screen music community.
ASOS is gearing up to host a series of kickass house parties to be streamed online, which are also set to feature some of the world's hottest up and coming electro DJs, producers and music artists. The first party, to be held in Australia on Thursday December 12th, will be headlined by Jessie Ware, Mount Kimbie, Eliphino and IS TROPICAL.
Scotsman and frontman of 80s post-punk band Orange Juice Edwyn Collins will be touring Australia in early 2014!
North America's EyeHateGod came into being in 1988, and have since created a 25 year legacy, with four studio albums and a fifth yet to be released.
Periphery and Animals As Leaders will be joining forces this Summer for an Australian tour.
The 2013 ARIA Awards were held in Sydney overnight at The Star Event Centre and while many eyes may have been on the fashion rock stars and their partners may have been wearing, most people were wondering who would be taking out what gong, and just how many Flume would walk away with.
In This Issue: All the up to date news on the Big Day Out, the XX’s response to their music being stolen by a Croatian organisation, sparkly new record labels and music companies, grant opportunities and much more.
Australian fashion brand MARCS has launched 5 limited edition band T-shirts in support of the Australian Record Industry. With perfect timing for ARIA week, the brand has teamed with official fashion partner David Jones to bring us some awesome designs aimed at celebrating Australian music with the following ARIA nominees:
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In This Issue: We’ve had some awesome news spilling in this week about Australian talent inking massive international deals, Tropscore and Tropscore Jr finalist announcements, all the info on The Age Music Victoria awards, Michael Cera being creepy and much more.
The next round of musicians invited to attend SXSW in 2014 have been announced! The extensive list, featuring Australian acts including the likes of Boy and Bear, What So Not and Gossling, represents some of the best talent in the world at the moment, both up and coming and well established. Notable international names include Gary Numan and The Kooks, who are sure to put on some pretty special shows indeed. Check out the full second round www.sxsw.com, with our Australian contingent listed below.
She's got a massive Australian tour on her hands already, so what's one more important appearance for Alicia Keys? The American singer has been announced to be a special guest performer at the 27th annual ARIA Awards, to be held in Sydney on December 1st.
In This Issue: This week is jam-packed with loads of musical goodness that has emerged over the past week. From ARIA and Bluesfest news, to music legends getting involved with art and... erm... board games, plus some home-grown talent getting their independent projects on via pozible campaigns, and tons more.
The Red Bull Music Academy has been everywhere around the world setting up their series of music festivals and workshops. Toronto, London, Melbourne, New York, and now they add Tokyo to that illustrious list.
The Electronic Music Conference has announced their line-up of speakers for this year's 'Asia in Focus' themed conference.