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CHARTS ROUND UP FOR APRIL

During April, new music from over 30 artists hit the Carlton Dry Independent Music Charts! The big hits come from Sia (Big Girls Cry), Hermitude feat. Mataya & Young Tapz (The Buzz), Japanese Wallpaper feat. Airling (Forces) and Alpine (Foolish). There are some great new tracks from up and comers like Ben Wright Smith (No…
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COPYRIGHT INDUSTRIES SIGNIFICANT CONTRIBUTOR TO THE AUSTRALIAN ECONOMY

  The Australian Copyright Council (ACC) has released a report on the Economic Contribution of Australian Copyright Industries 2002-2014. This covers copyright products such as music, movies, games, software, books and newspapers. These products are classified as Core Copyright industries, which makes up 66% of the total value of copyright industries. The report shows that…
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ONLINE COPYRIGHT INFRINGEMENT CODE LODGED FOR REGISTRATION

A new Code of practice, designed to help drive down the rate of online copyright infringement (internet piracy) in Australia, has been submitted for registration by the Australian Communications and Media Authority (ACMA). The Copyright Notice Scheme Code 2015, published by Communications Alliance following approval by its Board of Directors, has been amended following consideration of…
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AIR FAREWELLS, JO CAMERON. NEW POSITION AVAILABLE.

AIR FAREWELLS, JO CAMERON After six years of loyal service, Jo Cameron has decided to leave AIR to expand her horizons and look to opportunities abroad. AIR and it’s board would like to sincerely thank Jo for her commitment over the years and wish her all the very best with her future pursuits. Jo’s last…
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CHARTS WEEKLY ROUND UP.

Hilltop Hoods new track ‘Live and Let Go’ has debuted in the #10 position on this weeks Label Singles chart, being one out of three Hilltop Hoods songs to place in this weeks charts (Cosby Sweater #3 & The Nosebleed Section #20). Placing in at #18 on the Label Singles chart is the first track…
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CHARTS WEEKLY ROUND UP.

  Timmy Trumpet has had a huge year with the track ‘Freaks’ still in the charts after 35 weeks, this week we see Timmy’s track ‘Hipsta’ debut at #3 on the Label Singles Chart – out through Hussle Recordings. ‘M.O.B’ – Tkay Maidza’s new track has entered the Label Single Charts in the #19 position…
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CHARTS WEEKLY ROUND UP.

This week we see a debut in the Label Singles Chart from Brisbane’s, Eves the Behaviour with the track ‘TV’ coming in at #18. Country singer, Travis Collins, has debuted at #4 on this week’s Label Albums Chart with ‘Wired’ out via ABC Country. The track ‘Young’ by Vallis Alps has placed in at #6…
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Online Copyright Infringement – Draft Code Released

On 20th February 2015, the Communications Alliance released a draft code designed to address unlicensed use of creative content online. The code creates a Copyright Notice Scheme through which residential fixed internet users who are alleged to have infringed copyright online will receive an escalating series of infringement notices designed to change their behaviour and steer…
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CHARTS WEEKLY ROUND UP.

New tracks have dropped this week from some familiar faces, Vance Joy’s ‘Georgia’ debuts at #13 on the Label Singles Chart whilst Joel Fletcher comes in at #19 with ‘State Of Emergency’. ‘Rock & Roll Preschool’ wiggles right in to the #10 spot on the Label Album Charts, the latest from The Wiggles. ‘Too Much…
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IMPALA – 10 POINT DIGITAL ACTION PLAN

European Independent Labels Launch Digital Action Plan Independent music companies in the EU have launched a unique Digital Action Plan, calling for a new European industrial policy to drive the digital market through the cultural and creative sectors, which account for 4.2% of EU GDP and 7.1 million EU jobs. IMPALA (Independent Music Companies Association) have put forth a 10 point…
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