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How Mushroom’s Ian James helped create the global Give A Home movement

On September 20, Give A Home, the global concert series presented by Sofar Sounds, Vice and Amnesty International, will see acts like The National, Jessie Ware, Kate Tempest and...

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Top Industry Tweets of the week


We’re always on the hunt for brilliant tweets and we think the music industry holds some of the snarkiest, sassiest observers to ever put their thoughts into 140 characters.

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Pandora to reportedly close Australian office following founder’s resignation


Following news that broke yesterday afternoon of Pandora founder Tim Westergren’s plan to step down from his CEO role at the company, there are strong whispers that the company is to halt its Australia and New Zealand operations imminently.

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ASIC are investigating Aussie streaming service Guvera over missing $180m


ASIC is currently investigating Australian streaming start-up Guvera, with over $180 million from roughly 3,000 investors left unaccounted for after the company folded.

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Indie-Con is coming to Australia

By Lars Brandle

Australia has a new music industry conference.

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Pandora co-founder and CEO Tim Westergren to reportedly step down


If unsubstantiated reports today prove correct, Pandora’s CEO and co-founder Tim Westergren plans to step down from his role at the company very soon.

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Kennedy Awards for Journalism called out for zero arts support

By Jessica Westcott

There’s a big problem with coverage of the arts in this country.

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Grenfell Tower charity single tops UK chart, sets record

By Lars Brandle

An all-star charity project assembled and recorded in response to the tragic Grenfell Tower inferno has opened at #1 on the U.

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Lorde lands first US #1, triple j Unearthed High returns, and more


Here’s all the music industry news you need to know this morning.

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Victorian Police Minister intends to give cops stop and search powers at music festivals


Victorian Police Minister Lisa Neville intends to drive legislative changes to grant police more powers to stop and search patrons at dance and music festivals in rural Victoria.

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You can now build Spotify playlists on Facebook

By Tyler Jenke

Ever been talking to your friends in a Facebook group chat, only to wish that you had the ability to curate a playlist to soundtrack the conversation?