Live Review: Air light up the Sydney Opera House with a gleeful set celebrating Twentyears

May 30, 2017

After 20 years, Air have become something of legends – making a space like the Sydney Opera House the natural fit for their suave style of electronica. And now in their first visit in nine years, their last being for the great V Festival (RIP), Air have finally returned to the iconic venue for two exclusive shows as part of Sydney’s […]

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Indie Week 2017 opens up expressions of interest

February 6, 2017

The Australian Independent Record Labels Association (AIR), Sounds Australia, and the Phonographic Performance Company of Australia Limited (PPCA) are teaming up once again to lead a group of ten Australian independent record label representatives to Indie Week 2017, held in New York from 5-9 June. Tailored towards independent record labels and service providers, Indie Week is an invite-only conference organised by the American Association of Independent Music (A2IM), focusing on the […]

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The State of Affairs: APRA AMCOS and RECOGNISE join forces, a new All Ages Access Grant is created by City of Sydney and MusicNSW & more!

November 18, 2016

This week in the music industry, APRA AMCOS joins forces with the RECOGNISE campaign to raise awareness for the need for change in the Australian constitution, and the City of Sydney partnered up with MusicNSW to create the brand new “All Ages Access Grants” program. APRA AMCOS joins the RECOGNISE campaign Earlier this week, APRA AMCOS announced that they will be joining […]

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A look back at the best performances and moments of Primavera Sound 2016 in Barcelona

June 15, 2016

Over five days, at the start of the Northern Hemisphere Summer, Primavera Sound took over Barcelona in Spain with one of the world’s finest and most eclectic music festivals. Earlier this month, we outlined why every Australian should make the pilgrimage to the event – which was without question one of the best events I’ve […]

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The State of Affairs (3rd June 2016): Concerns over the government’s draft report on Intellectual Property in Australia, ISPA honours Archie Roach AM with Distinguished Artist Award & more!

June 3, 2016

This week in the music industry: the Productivity Commission’s draft report on the inquiry into Intellectual Property in Australia has raised some concerns within the music industry, and celebrated Australian musician Archie Roach AM received the Distinguished Artist Award at the 2016 ISPA Congress. Industry concern over draft report on the inquiry into Australian Intellectual Property  […]

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7 Artists You Can’t Miss at the Primavera Festival in Barcelona, Spain this week

June 1, 2016

Today, the annual festival Primavera Sound kicks off in Barcelona, Spain – a five day event that has expanded in recent years with the addition of a conference arm – Primavera Pro – which has welcomed a group of emerging artists to the festival, alongside the big name headliners we can expect to see at […]

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The State of Affairs (27th May 2016): AIR CEO announces his resignation, IMS release their 2016 industry report & more!

May 27, 2016

This week in the music industry: the International Music Summit released their 2016 business report focusing on the electronic music industry, Sounds Australia revealed new plans to further promote Australian music overseas and Dan Nevin, CEO of Australian Independent Record Labels Association announced his resignation from the independent trade body. International Music Summit business report […]

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Tame Impala & Jagwar Ma feature alongside Kendrick Lamar, LCD Soundsystem and Grace Jones at this year’s FYF Fest!

March 30, 2016

Tame Impala are absolutely everywhere at the moment, adding an appearance atop the Saturday night bill of this year’s FYF Fest to their list of shows for 2016. The Perth boys are the only Australians aside from Jagwar Ma to feature on the American festival bill, which also boasts the likes of Kendrick Lamar, LCD Soundsystem and Grace Jones at the top of the […]

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