Lars Brandle

International Correspondent

Lars Brandle is the Australia correspondent for Billboard. Lars was the longtime global news editor based in Billboard's former London bureau, and he has spoken at conferences around the world, including MIDEM in Cannes, the Amsterdam Dance Event and the ARIA Masterclass inSydney.

Bob Dylan Set To Play Sydney Opera House

Bob Dylan Set To Play Sydney Opera House

The wordsmith’s trek this August and September already features three shows at the Sydney State Theatre, and now a fourth show has been announced in Australia’s most populous city.
Lou Reed's Musical Gear Goes Up For Sale

Lou Reed's Musical Gear Goes Up For Sale

A handful of items are listed, including Reed's Kurzweil PC2X, a Yamaha P-80 (with flight case) and his Pendulum SPS-1 Stereo Preamp for acoustic instruments. Reps promise that all the sale items “were used by Reed and his band.”
Bad Suns, 'Language & Perspective': Exclusive Album Premiere

Bad Suns, 'Language & Perspective': Exclusive Album Premiere

Bad Suns figure it's time to shine. The L.A retro-indie newcomers warmed up for The 1975 on the British alt-rock group's U.S. tour earlier this month, and now they're putting steam into their debut album with a headline tour of their own.
Rappers Big Boi (L) and Andre 3000 of OutKast perform on day 1 of the 2014 Governors Ball Music Festival at Randall's Island on June 6, 2014 in New York City.

Outkast Announces Homecoming Atlanta Concert

Antwan “Big Boi” Patton and André "3000" Benjamin will bring their reunited rap duo to Atlanta’s Centennial Olympic Park on Sept. 27 for a headline concert.

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