PEARLS

FEATURE

PEARLS – BIG SHOT

Melbourne outfit Pearls’ hypnotic first single ‘Big Shot’ is a cool catchy trip, with one foot in 2015 and the other in 70’s glam.  The band release their debut album next month, which promises to expand on the sound of ‘Big Shot’, with organs and guitars forming a mesmerising wall of sound, driving a set of memorable…
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FEATURE

Rdio Announced as the Official Streaming Partner of AIR

AIR is pleased to announce global music streaming service Rdio as AIR’s official digital music streaming Partner. Rdio provides a unique mix of formats for consumers to enjoy over 32 million songs anytime, with the most comprehensive catalogue of on demand songs, albums and playlists. Rdio’s breadth of radio and on-demand formats bridges the gap between the…
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FEATURE VIDEO

ECCA VANDAL – WHITE FLAG

With Santa’s arrival just a few weeks away now, AIR’s calendar is filling up with xmas do’s, launch parties and egg nog appreciation clubs. Starting with tonight’s festivities. We will be trying to squeeze in the launch of newly formed label, Barely Dressed and their first signing New Gods over at Shadow Electric in Melbourne. Check…
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NEWS

INDIE WEEK 2015 – CALL FOR EXPRESSIONS OF INTEREST

Sounds Australia, AIR and PPCA are now seeking expressions of interest from Australian independent labels to take part in an Australian delegation to the American Association of Independent Music’s (A2IM’s) Indie Week in New York City this June 2015. Indie Week 2015 is a member-only conference for record labels and service providers with a strong focus…
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NEWS

Nielsen Releases US Music Industry Data for 2014

Nielsen Soundscan has released its 2014 year-end data for the US market. Here’s a quick summary: Albums 257 million albums were purchased in 2014 (106.5 million digital purchases) – a decline of 11.2% from 289.4 million in 2013. 150.5 million physical albums were purchased, accounting for 59% of the total albums purchased. 106.5 million digital albums were purchased, accounting…
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