Mushroom Music

  1. John Butler Trio Tops APRA Music Award Nominations

    May 27, 2011 11:04 AM EDT With five nominations, John Butler is out in front ahead of Australia's APRA Music Awards, to be held June 21 in Sydney. Established in 1982, the Australasian Performing Right Association's annual ceremony is one of the Australia music i ...

  2. Capper Rises At Warner/Chappell Down Under

    July 28, 2010 12:00 AM EDT Warner/Chappell Australia GM Matthew Capper has been promoted to managing director of the Sydney-based music publisher. Capper, who joined the company in 2003, will be responsible for bolstering the affiliate's A&R activities and has made ...

  3. AC/DC, Temper Trap Win APRA Awards

    June 22, 2010 12:00 AM EDT Breakthrough Australian acts the Temper Trap and Empire of the Sun joined veteran rockers AC/DC on the winners' podium at the APRA (Australasian Performing Right Association) Awards in Sydney. AC/DC's "Rock 'N Roll Train" ...

  4. Australian Copyright Tribunal Ponders Download Rate

    December 01, 2009 12:00 AM EST Australia's Copyright Tribunal has begun its deliberations over the country's digital download royalty rate for authors rights. The Australasian Performing Right Association (APRA) and the society's sister organization AMCOS (Austra ...

  5. Living End's Chris Cheney Takes APRA Honor

    June 24, 2009 12:00 AM EDT The Living End's frontman Chris Cheney took out song of the year at the APRA Music Awards in Melbourne, scoring the coveted title for his Australian alternative rock band's 2008 hit "White Noise." Cheney was as surprised as any ...

  6. Nick Cave, Living End Up For APRA Awards

    May 27, 2009 12:00 AM EDT Newcomers make a fine showing in the shortlist for this year's APRA Music Awards, nominees for which were announced today (May 27). A record 45 songwriters are tapped for first-time nominations across 21 artists, led by Sydney-based dance cro ...

  7. Barnes Responds To Aussie Bushfire Crisis

    February 16, 2009 12:00 AM EST Australian rock legend Jimmy Barnes is releasing an album exclusively through the iTunes Music Store to raise funds for victims of Australia's devastating bushfires. The album, "Live At The Enmore," contains a mix of current materia ...

  8. Silverchair's Johns Makes APRA History

    June 16, 2008 12:00 AM EDT Silverchair's guitarist/singer Daniel Johns (Sony/ATV Music Publishing Australia) made APRA awards history tonight (Monday) by winning songwriter of the year for the third time. Johns won it in 2003 for his work on Silverchair's epic &qu ...

  9. APRA Award Nominees Unveiled

    May 22, 2008 12:00 AM EDT The song "1,2,3,4", a global hit for Canadian artist Feist, is counting out the numbers for its Australian co-writer Sally Seltmann. It has been nominated for song of the year at the 26th Australasian Performing Right Association (APRA) ...

  10. Aussie Chambers Hits Record With New No. 1

    April 30, 2008 12:00 AM EDT Australian country singer-songwriter Kasey Chambers this week scored her third No. 1 debut on the Australian Recording Industry Association (ARIA) chart with her fourth album "Rattlin' Bones". The release, a duet album with her husb ...

  11. Fanning Leads APRA Nominations

    May 11, 2007 12:00 AM EDT Powderfinger's singer Bernard Fanning notched up five mentions when nominations for the 25th Australasian Performing Right Association (APRA) awards were announced at Sydney's Civic Hotel. Fanning, who is signed to BMG Music Publishing, ...

  12. Indies Dominate MIDEM Day Three

    January 23, 2007 12:00 AM EST The A&R and independent music communities took center stage for the Midem panel program today (Jan. 23), as the 41st annual event entered its third day. Speaking on an afternoon Q&A panel discussion on the short and medium term plans for t ...

  13. APRA, AMCOS Earnings Hit New High

    November 17, 2006 12:00 AM EST The Australasian Performing Right Assn. (APRA) has declared total revenue of A$127.2 million ($96. 6 million) for the 2005-06 financial year. The Australasian Performing Right Assn. (APRA) has declared total revenue of A$127.2 million ($96. 6 mill ...

  14. Rock Musicians Win At Aussie Screen Awards

    November 06, 2006 12:00 AM EST Alternative rock musicians Iva Davies of Icehouse, David Bridie of Not Drowning Waving and former Models keyboard player Roger Mason were among the winners at the APRA-AGSC Screen Music Awards, held N Alternative rock musicians Iva Davies of Iceho ...

  15. Reverb Grows By Merging With Subsidiary

    October 27, 2006 12:00 AM EDT Independent U.K. publisher Reverb Music has merged with its subsidiary Reverb 2 Music. Independent U.K. publisher Reverb Music has merged with its subsidiary Reverb 2 Music. Annette Barrett, Reverb 2's managing director and former Warner Chap ...

  16. Cave, Ellis Up For Aussie Screen Awards

    October 12, 2006 12:00 AM EDT Contemporary alternative rock musicians Nick Cave (Mushroom Music), his collaborator Warren Ellis of the Dirty Three (Mute Song) and David Bridie of Not Drowning Waving (Mushroom Music) are among the Contemporary alternative rock musicians Nick Ca ...

  17. Australian Queens Birthday Honors Revealed

    June 12, 2006 12:00 AM EDT Mushroom founder among those recognized. Michael Gudinski, founder of Mushroom Records, and singer Olivia Newton-John were among 67 recognized in Australia with Queen’s Birthday Honors today (June 12). The awards—a system established by Queen Eliz ...

  18. Gudinski Buys Into Ivy League

    March 30, 2006 12:00 AM EST Mushroom Group chairman Michael Gudinski has bought a 50% stake in Sydney independent Ivy League Records for an undisclosed sum. The move is part of Gudinski's strategy to expand his holding in Austra Mushroom Group chairman Michael Gudinski ...

  19. Australia's Mushroom Music Buys Festival Pub

    November 24, 2005 12:00 AM EST Michael Gudinski's Mushroom Music has purchased Australia's Festival Music Publishing from News Corp. The acquisition formally took place Nov. 22 and is retroactive to Oct. 31. Michael Gudinski's Mushroom Music has purchased Austral ...

  20. Australia's Mushroom Music Buys Festival Pub

    November 24, 2005 12:00 AM EST Michael Gudinski's Mushroom Music has purchased Australia's Festival Music Publishing from News Corp. The acquisition formally took place Nov. 22 and is retroactive to Oct. 31. Michael Gudinski's Mushroom Music has purchased Austral ...

  21. APRA's Distributable Income Surpasses A$10M

    November 21, 2005 12:00 AM EST The Australasian Performing Right Assn. reported a 10% year-on-year rise in net distributable revenue to A$107 million ($78.11 million) in its 2004-05 financial period, APRA CEO Brett Cottle said Nov. The Australasian Performing Right Assn. report ...

  22. Mushroom Grows Down Under

    June 07, 2004 12:00 AM EDT Michael Gudinski's Mushroom Music has hired a new creative manager ahead of its planned expansion into New Zealand. Michael Gudinski's Mushroom Music has hired a new creative manager ahead of its planned expansion into New Zealand. Melbo ...

  23. Goodrem Takes 4 Nods At Australia's APRA Awards

    April 28, 2004 12:00 AM EDT Pop singer/songwriter Delta Goodrem caps a phenomenal year with four nominations at the 2004 Australasian Performing Right Assn. (APRA) Awards. The ceremony, to be held May 24, is moving to Melbourne' Pop singer/songwriter Delta Goodrem caps ...

  24. Goodrem Takes 4 Nods At Australia's APRA Awards

    April 28, 2004 12:00 AM EDT Pop singer/songwriter Delta Goodrem caps a phenomenal year with four nominations at the 2004 Australasian Performing Right Assn. (APRA) Awards. The ceremony, to be held May 24, is moving to Melbourne' Pop singer/songwriter Delta Goodrem caps ...