1. Mamby on the Beach Announces 2016 Lineup & Expansion: Chet Faker, Chromeo & More

    April 12, 2016 1:36 PM EDT 0 0 0 “Saturday, in the park, think it was the fourth of July.” So sang long-haired rock band Chicago in 1972, and so it will be in the Windy City this summer, except the party isn't going down in just any park. We're taking this celebration to ...

  2. CounterPoint Music Festival 2016 Canceled

    March 14, 2016 4:08 PM EDT The 2016 CounterPoint Music Festival has been canceled. The reason for the cancellation -- which was announced in a post on the festival's Facebook page -- was not specified, but the statement said organuzers are "working on several opti ...

  3. CRSSD Festival Unveils Cirez D, Bondax, Ryan Hemsworth & More on Phase Two Lineup

    February 02, 2016 6:46 PM EST 0 0 0 CRSSD Festival continues to unveil its lineup for spring breakers hoping to attend the SoCal party. CRSSD Festival Announces Spring 2016 Lineup: ODESZA, Chet Faker, Loco Dice & More Set for March 5 and 6, the San Diego event has plugged in Bonda ...

  4. Chet Faker Shares New York Blizzard-Inspired Tune 'In-Between': Listen

    January 25, 2016 5:06 AM EST 0 0 0 Like all good artists, Chet Faker has found inspiration from agony. Faker, like millions of others, was stranded in the Big Apple thanks to the freezing fallout of Winter Storm Jonas. So he’s shared a song about it all.  The Australian electro-soul ...

  5. Avicii, Kaskade, Pendulum & More Announced for Ultra Music Festival

    December 16, 2015 8:50 PM EST 0 0 0 Avicii , Kaskade , David Guetta , a reunited Pendulum and more will perform at this year's Ultra Music Festival, the festival announced Wednesday (Dec. 16).  Ultra Music Festival Crosses Over: 10 Highlights From a Star-Studded Weekend The March ...

  6. Watch Kevin Parker, Diplo, Mark Ronson and Courtney Barnett Act in All-Star 'Hottest 100' Trailer

    December 10, 2015 12:05 AM EST Kevin Parker , Vance Joy , Mark Ronson , Flume and Courtney Barnett   join an all-star cast for a mini-movie romp shared by Triple J to launch its "Hottest 100" poll.  The “trailer” follows a pair of crime fighters (played by the Austral ...

  7. Listen to Chet Faker and Marcus Marr's Collaborative EP 'Work': Exclusive

    December 03, 2015 3:20 PM EST 0 0 0 It’s been an impressive 18 months for Chet Faker, the electro neo-soul singer from Down Under. Chet Faker Returns with Marcus Marr  Collab  'The Trouble With Us': Listen Since his acclaimed debut LP, Built On Glass , peaked at No. 1 on the ...

  8. Chet Faker Returns with Marcus Marr Collab 'The Trouble With Us': Listen

    October 16, 2015 2:22 AM EDT 0 0 0 Chet Faker has returned with a new look, new music, and the promise of more tunes to come.  The award-winning electro-soul artist has dropped "The Trouble With Us," a funk-flecked collab with London-based DJ Marcus Marr . The track is the ...

  9. How Indie Label-Turned-Musical Movement Future Classic Put Australia on the EDM Map

    May 15, 2015 6:17 PM EDT "It’s easier to break rules if the rules were never there.” That, says Nathan McLay, is the defining ethos of Future Classic, the indie label that is at ground zero of Australia’s exploding, increasingly influential electronic music scene. Wi ...

  10. Late Night Music Roundup: Chet Faker, Natalie La Rose, Dawes

    April 23, 2015 6:03 AM EDT 0 0 0 Australia's  Chet Faker has been turning heads with his sublime mix of electronica and soul. Viewers who stayed up to watch Jimmy Kimmel Live got a first-hand look at Faker and his artistry -- not once but twice.   Faker (his real name is Nicho ...

  11. Exclusive: WME IMG Acquires Australian Booking Agency Artist Voice

    April 14, 2015 6:00 PM EDT 0 0 0 William Morris Endeavor IMG is expanding its global footprint through the acquisition of Artist Voice, a top-shelf  Australian booking agency which has offices in various Asian territories, Billboard can confirm.  Artist Voice was co-founded in 2010 ...

  12. Remi's 'Raw X Infinity' Wins the Australian Music Prize

    March 04, 2015 4:41 AM EST 0 0 0 Remi Kolawole  has won the 10th annual Australian Music Prize.  The 23-year-old hip-hop artist's album Raw X Infinity was declared the winner at a ceremony in Sydney on Wednesday, where he beat out eight other shortlisted albums and a longlist ...

  13. Ex-Silverchair Frontman Daniel Johns Releases First Solo Song: Listen

    January 29, 2015 1:51 AM EST It's taken eight years, but Daniel Johns has finally shared new music.  The Australian singer, who led Silverchair to "superstar" status Down Under, has released "Aerial Love," a soulful, dreamy pop song he created with pr ...

  14. Australia's Record Biz Recedes in 2014, Subscription Services Surge Ahead

    January 23, 2015 3:56 AM EST Australia's record biz has paid a heavy price for the erosion in demand for physical product and, to a lesser extent, downloads.  New wholesale figures published by trade body ARIA reveal the recorded music market contracted by close to doub ...

  15. The Black Keys, Patti Smith, Antony and the Johnsons, James Blake, Interpol to Play Primavera Sound

    January 21, 2015 3:16 PM EST The organizers of Primavera Sound have announced the line-up for the 15th edition of the festival, to take place May 28-30 in Barcelona. The Black Keys , Patti Smith ("Horses" tour), Antony and the Johnsons, Alt-J , The Replacements , Ja ...

  16. Chart Highlights: Maroon 5, Kelly Clarkson Debut; Cage the Elephant Tops Alternative Songs

    January 19, 2015 3:15 PM EST Maroon 5 and Clarkson soar onto multiple charts, while Cage the Elephant stomps to its fifth No. 1 on Alternative Songs. Chart Highlights offers a sneak peek at a select group of Billboard charts every Monday. (All charts below are based on radi ...

  17. Beck, the Pixies, My Morning Jacket to Headline Boston Calling

    January 14, 2015 8:14 AM EST The eventual arrival of summer is small comfort during the coldest winter months, but the rapid-fire announcement of festival lineups makes it seem a little more real. Following reveals of the artists playing Coachella , Governors Ball , and on Tu ...

  18. Sia, Chet Faker Win Big at ARIA Awards

    November 26, 2014 10:04 PM EST Sia cleaned-up at Wednesday’s (Nov. 26) ARIA Awards at Sydney’s Star Event Centre, where she took out four categories on what is the Australian record industry’s big night. The singer and songwriter cemented her career-year by snaffling the annual ...

  19. Ian ‘Molly’ Meldrum to be Inducted Into ARIA Hall of Fame

    October 27, 2014 6:09 AM EDT It’s Ian “Molly” Meldrum’s turn for the ARIA Hall of Fame.  Having inducted Kylie Minogue , John Paul Young and Normie Rowe in years past, the honor this time goes to the legendary Aussie music commentator. He’ll be inducted during the annual ARIA ...

  20. Lisa Mitchell Discusses Her New 'F--k It' Song ‘Wah Ha’: Listen

    October 21, 2014 1:24 AM EDT Lisa Mitchell has never been one to take the obvious route. The Australian singer-songwriter is back in the groove after taking time out to travel and work on a bio-dynamic vegetable farm. The experience of getting her hands dirty on the Victorian ...

  21. Chet Faker, Sia, 5SOS, Iggy Azalea Nominated for ARIA Awards

    October 07, 2014 4:23 AM EDT With a total of nine nominations, electronic-beat singer-songwriter  Chet Faker  is the frontrunner heading into the 2014 ARIA Awards. Though the likes of Sheppard , Sia , Dan Sultan , 5 Seconds Of Summer , Iggy Azalea   and Violent Soho aren’t fa ...

  22. Violent Soho, Sia Lead Australia’s Independent Music Awards Nominations

    September 09, 2014 5:45 AM EDT Violent Soho , Sia Furler , Chet Faker and RÜFÜS lead the nominations for Australia's ninth annual Independent Music Awards. Violent Soho is out front with chances in four categories. The Brisbane alternative rock outfit is up for best indepe ...

  23. Billboard + Twitter Real-Time Charts Picks of the Week: Jamie T & More

    August 22, 2014 6:09 PM EDT This week's Billboard + Twitter Emerging Artists chart picks form an eclectic group of acts who are very different but all stand out as a result of recent music video releases. From an homage video by rapper BJ the Chicago Kid to Jamie T sing ...

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  25. Chet Faker Wins Big at Australia's Independent Music Awards

    October 17, 2012 2:00 PM EDT Rising soul-tinged singer Chet Faker was the big winner Tuesday (Oct. 16) night at the Australian Independent Music Awards in Melbourne, where he converted two of his five nominations. On a night when "true independence" was challenged f ...

  26. Publishing Briefs: Imagem Partners With Cutcraft, YouTube Signs Up More Publishers

    June 05, 2012 7:03 PM EDT Imagem Links With Cutcraft Music Group Imagem Music USA has signed a joint venture with the Cutcraft Music Group, which in turn has signed publishing deals with upcoming artists Chet Faker and V, also known as Veronica Bozeman, and writer/producer ...