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The Industry Observer Awards 2018 Shortlist

The Shortlist for the inaugural The Industry Observer Awards presented by TicketWeb has been revealed to celebrate the talent behind the talent. Taking place at the Sydney Cricket Ground...

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Facebook’s smart speakers are coming soon

By Lars Brandle

Facebook is about to launch its own range of smart speakers, according to multiple reports.

Here’s how you can host triple j’s One Night Stand in your town


triple j’s One Night Stand has garnered a serious reputation for bringing Australia’s most stellar live acts to regional areas.

Amy Shark and Troye Sivan land songs in new Jennifer Garner/Josh Duhamel film


Troye Sivan and Amy Shark will be soundtracking the latest coming-of-age film coming out of the monolith 20th Century Fox factory.

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Gibson have issued a statement in the wake of bankruptcy rumours


Yesterday we noted how Gibson could potentially be facing bankruptcy, with the legendary guitar manufacturing company reportedly “running out of time”.

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A Wollongong band is in the ARIA Top 10 for the first time since 1995


Congrats to Hockey Dad, who crashed into this week’s ARIA Albums chart at #6 with their new album Blend Inn.

Australia’s biggest music quiz is returning for its 20th year


Can you recite the chronological order of every Beatles album and their solo releases?

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City of Sydney awards 18 live music venues and small businesses $360K in funding


The return of live jazz at The Roosevelt.


Local songwriter behind latest Chainsmokers single


New Zealand pop artist Chelsea Jade couldn’t have imagined that a songwriting workshop in Auckland would lead to U.

Iconic guitar brand Gibson could be facing bankruptcy


If there’s a symbol that represents the crux and glory of rock n roll in its entirety, it’s the humble Gibson Les Paul.

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Born Lion deliver blistering sophomore LP ‘Celebrate The Lie’

By Brandon John

All told, Born Lion’s 2015 debut LP Final Words was a great record, its couple of missteps smoothed over by relentless pace and earworm hooks as it went on to pick up an ARIA nom for Best Hard Rock/Heavy Metal Album.