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Australian Radio Does A Magnificent Job Of Ignoring Australia Talent In 2009

EskimoJoeAustralian radio appears to have gone out of its way to ignore Australia music in 2009. According to AirCheck, the company that registers Australian spins, only “Foreign Land’ by Eskimo Joe made the Top 10 played songs on Australian radio during 2009. For the top 20, add in Evermore ‘Hey Boys & Girls’ at number 16 and Wes Carr ‘Feels Like Woah’ at 17. Pull back for a view of the Top 40 most played songs on Australian radio in 2009 and you only get to add two more Aussie additions, ‘She’s A Genius’ by Continue reading →

Flaming Lips, Jane’s Addiction, MGMT set for Splendour in the Grass

mgmtBen Goldwasser and Andrew VanWyngarden of MGMT are headlining this winter’s Splendour in the Grass. ELECTRO-POP sensations MGMT, rockers Jane’s Addiction and UK outfit Bloc Party will headline winter music festival Splendour In The Grass this year. In the first line-up announcement for the festival, which will be held on July 25 and 26 at Byron Bay’s Belongil Fields, The Flaming Lips, Grinspoon, Sarah Blasko, Augie March and Midnight Juggernauts have also been added to the bill.

Other acts include Hilltop Hoods, Josh Pyke, Little Birdy, Kram, Birds of Tokyo and Manchester Orchestra.

Tickets go on sale at 9am (AEST) on May 14 through www.qjump.com.au.

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