AIR: Carlton Dry Independent Music Awards

The Australian Independent Record Labels Association is very excited to announce that this year’s Awards will see Carlton Dry join forces with AIR to partner in presenting the 2013 event. “CUB have shown remarkable enthusiasm when it comes to working with Independent Music in Australia. To be working with a partner who shows this level of passion and commitment to AIR’s Independent Music Awards and Charts as well as the wider independent sector is something we’re really excited about!” – Nick O’Byrne, AIR General Manager “We are absolutely thrilled to come on board as the Naming Sponsor of the AIR … Continue reading AIR: Carlton Dry Independent Music Awards

Straight To You Tour – Triple J’s Tribute To Nick Cave feat. Urthboy & More

This November, triple j is celebrating our Ausmusic Month by touring a series of tribute concerts to the one and only Nick Cave. Nick Cave is an Australian music legend – he’s been on the scene for 35 years with various acts including The Birthday Party, Boys Next Door, The Bad Seeds and Grinderman. Now Australian musicians including Elefant Traks very own Urthboy, are lining up to get involved in this tribute to the man himself – and are taking his music around the country. A slew of talented Australian singers will join a band led by Cameron Bruce, who plays … Continue reading Straight To You Tour – Triple J’s Tribute To Nick Cave feat. Urthboy & More

Ozi Batla – Paul Kelly Tribute Video

Over his thirty year career Paul Kelly has released nearly twenty albums that have inspired generations of Australian musicians. His amazing back catalogue will be celebrated over two nights at the Forum Theatre in Melbourne with a host of local singers offering their interpretations of some of his classic songs. Here’s the list of vocalists who performed: Missy Higgins, John Butler, Paul Dempsey, Katy Steele, Bob Evans, Ozi Batla, Dan Kelly, Clare Bowditch, Jae Laffer, Adalita, Dan Sultan and Megan Washington. Ozi Batla performed two songs on the night, Sydney From a 727 and Careless. YouTube has a video clip … Continue reading Ozi Batla – Paul Kelly Tribute Video