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Facebook’s music strategy raises some major red flags

Facebook is going to face the music. Though some mighty big “whats” and “whys” remain. What we know right now is that Facebook has a...

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Chuck Berry hit the Aussie charts for the first time ever this week

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The passing of Chuck Berry last week at the ripe old age of 90 has seen a flood of tributes to the great rock and roll innovator, and has also resulted in his first charting position in the Australian charts.

Twitter wants to split its user base with a premium tier

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Brands and news organisations may soon have to pay to use Twitter.

Music industry headlines: Adele may never tour again & more

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

Back to Business: Expect Drake to end Ed Sheeran’s reign; Ticket tout sentenced; Adele’s tour in numbers

By Lars Brandle

Breaking Biz Ed Sheeran isn’t the only guy making and breaking records Drake’s latest album, More Life, is predictably flying after its release March 18.

Vivid teams with City of Sydney to highlight local music

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Vivid Sydney is one of the main events on the Sydney arts calendar, seeing major national and international artists flood into the city to celebrate art, culture, and pretty, pretty lights.

13 things to know about the music industry today

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

Archie Roach to receive Ted Albert award at APRA awards ceremony

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Indigenous music legend Archie Roach has been announced as the recipient of the 2017 Ted Albert Award at this year’s APRA Music Awards.

Rising star Sloan Peterson joins the Mirror Music Group roster

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As we reported only recently, the Mirror Music Group have launched a record label, and now, their newest signing to their roster is up-and-coming Aussie musician Sloan Peterson.

We’re years away from seeing copyright reforms in Australia

By Lars Brandle

Australia’s music industry has welcomed the government’s decision to scrap the controversial safe harbour from its copyright reforms.

FBi’s Stephen Goodhew teams with Gang of Youths’ manager for new label venture

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Mirror Music Group, the local management firm which includes Gang of Youths and Middle Kids on its roster, has launched a label.