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Perth band The Faim have everything it takes to become Australia’s next global hit

With talent, looks, ambition and connections, an artist can go a long way. That special brew has taken The Faim to Los Angeles and, perhaps,...

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Amazon shuts U.K. ticketing venture

By Lars Brandle

Amazon is closing its short-lived UK ticketing venture.

Aussie Kim Frankiewicz to head up Concord’s new international A&R team

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Concord Music has announced that Australian music industry legend Kim Frankiewicz will be heading up their new international A&R team.

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Australia now has a brand new world-class recording studio

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Three generations of the music industry gathered on Ellis Avenue in Alexandria last night to celebrate the launch of Australia’s largest recording studio, Studios 301.

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Collaborative songwriting: Aurelia talks the good, the bad and the ugly

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Aurelia may be well known for her stunning indie-pop leanings on critically acclaimed debut single ‘Are We Losing’ and new single ‘Chest’, but she better known for her songwriting chops.

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KLP has signed a global music publishing deal with BMG

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Whether you know her as the host of triple j’s House Party, or if you’ve seen her at some of Australia’s finest music festivals, there’s no doubting the influence that KLP has had on Aussie music.

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The great Spotify swindle: how a Bulgarian playlister gamed the system

By Lars Brandle

Music Business Worldwide has blown the lid on an ingenious Spotify swindle that may have scraped out a seven-figure sum in royalties without breaking any rules.

Spotify could be looking to move into the speaker and hardware game

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Although Spotify have spent the last few years eyeing off software startups and programs to cash in on, they’ve yet to release their own tangible product.

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APRA AMCOS have detailed this year’s APRA Music Awards

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Following a stellar 2017 edition of the APRA Music Awards which saw Flume score three nods, APRA AMCOS have today announced the details of their 2018 awards.

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INFOGRAPHIC: Who owns who in the Internet world

By Josh Wardini

The world is dominated by a handful of corporations who have bought out the rights and ownership of other major brands.

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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.