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The 2017 American Music Prize finalists include Whitney, Son Little and Margaret Glaspy in its sophomore year

February 13, 2017

Twelve finalists for the second annual American Music Prize (AMP) for “Best Debut Album” have recently been unveiled. Founded in 2016 by Scott Murphy, the pioneer of the coveted  Australian Music Prize, the AMP’s “Best Debut Album” award aims to celebrate the album format of music delivery, and discover, reward and promote brand new artists. Last year’s inaugural AMP “Best Debut Album” award was […]

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Live Review: “Sound + Vision” Feat. Empress Of + Banoffee & Oscar Key Sung + Charles Murdoch – Sydney Opera House (31.01.16)

February 2, 2016

“Samsung: Sound + Vision” was a debut collaborative music and visual arts project by Vice and Sydney Opera House principal partners Samsung Electronics Australia, taking over the iconic Concert Hall to showcase the marriage of music and technology, as well as the local and international artists involved. Perhaps the strongest element to this project was […]

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Hot Chip announce headline shows alongside Sugar Mountain festival appearance!

November 5, 2015

Supported by Touch Sensitive and Empress Of, British dance lords Hot Chip will be performing some headline shows in Australia next year! Accompanying their Sugar Mountain Festival set in Melbourne next January, the crew will be hitting up Sydney, Brisbane and Perth, as well as fitting in an extra date in Melbourne with a show […]

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The Festival Diaries: CMJ Day One Ft. Glasser, Kirin J Callinan, The City And Horses + More – New York City (15.10.13)

October 17, 2013

Let’s get to the serious stuff first though. The conference part of the CMJ conference starts us off – a cavalcade of talking heads and absorbing insight talking about a wide array of issues plaguing the music industry today. The first of these panels was “Music Journalism in the New World”. We at The AU […]

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