Rob Potts of Fangate Music & Keith Stegall of Dreamlined Entertainment

Sony Music Australia & Fangate Music partner with Dreamlined Entertainment


Fangate Music, a label run by famed Australian country music promoter Rob Potts, in conjunction with Sony Music Australia, have today announced their partnership with Dreamlined Entertainment.

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Courtney Barnett is on track for first UK Top 10

By Lars Brandle

Courtney Barnett’s ‘Lotta Sea Lice’ is getting a lotta love in the U.

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Brisbane set to receive brand new $40 million music venue


If, like many Brisbane residents, you’re still lamenting the closure of Festival Hall back in 2003, then things are about to start looking up with the announcement of a brand new venue which is set to open in Fortitude Valley.

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Hutchence’s doco producer hits back at INXS and their management


Yesterday we reported that INXS and their management released a press release distancing themselves from Channel Seven’s documentary Michael Hutchence: The Last Rockstar.

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Phil Tripp calls out former EMI and ARIA Chairman David Snell in #metoo open letter

By Phil Tripp

Phil Tripp SXSW Senior Business Development Manager – Australia, New Zealand & Hawai’i has called out the late David Snell, a former Chairman of EMI Records and ARIA.

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Universal launch ‘Accelerator Network’ to find the next big music startup


Universal Music Group are hoping that when the next Spotify is created in some dark dorm room, they are in on the ground floor.

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US radio host Cheryl Waters, Beyond the Valley director Nick Greco, and more join Face The Music


Face The Music has announced yet another round of speakers, making Victoria’s tenth annual industry summit a mammoth event next month.

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Barnsey’s scream in Kirin J Callinan’s latest song is a meme sensation


When Kirin J Callinan enlisted Jimmy Barnes to belt out his trademark high-pitch scream during the bridges of his latest single, he was screaming to be memed.

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Songkick to cease operations, ACRA Awards winners announced, and more


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

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Triple J scored their fifth consecutive #1 album for ‘Like A Version’ series


Triple J’s annual Hottest 100 CDs/soulless digital files might just have a contender when it comes to the station’s number one compilation series, especially after Vol.