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Spotlight: Breakthrough Artist Nominees

  It’s the fresh faces on the scene we want to get to know a little better. Check out this year’s Breakthrough Independent Artist Of The Year (presented by PPCA) at the Carlton Dry Independent Music Awards. By Angela Allan   D.D DUMBO Who? Ever since Robert Johnson was said to have sold his soul…
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Nominee Spotlight: The Painted Ladies

The Painted Ladies is the brainchild of Luke Peacock, who stumbled upon the 1973 album The Loner by Bidjigal elder Vic Simms. Peacock reimagined the songs from the album with some help from his friends – including members of The Medics, Powderfinger, You Am I and The Saints, to name a few. The result has…
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MONTGOMERY – WAR CRY

War Cry is the debut single from the mysterious new kid on the block, Montgomery. It’s a dreamy-pop tune, full to the brim with emotion which sees her completely harnessing the power of vulnerability and totally winning over our hearts. It’s quite a long track at 4:32, but it’s already over and leaving you wanting more before you know it. You’d…
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AIR Announces Rdio as Major Partner of the Carlton Dry Independent Music Awards

AIR is pleased to announce leading digital music streaming service, Rdio Australia, as a Major Partner of the 2014 Carlton Dry Independent Awards. As part of the partnership, Rdio will present the Best Independent Album Award in 2014, further demonstrating the streaming service’s commitment to fostering local talent. “Rdio Australia is thrilled to be able…
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Online Copyright Infringement Update

By Stu Watters Earlier this year, the federal government released a discussion paper seeking input on Online Copyright Infringement Issues in Australia. The paper was a co-branded release between Senator George Brandis (Attorney General and Arts Minister) and Minister Malcolm Turnbull (Communications). AIR welcomes this paper and feels that this is an important step for…
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