Ed Sheeran

Posted 22 Mar 2017 @ 12:49pm

Ticket scalping has become a scourge on the music industry, both in Australia and overseas. But fighting the scalpers - and the bots - isn't a simple thing to do, reports JOSEPH EARP.




Bots And Bastards: The Contemporary Scalping Scene


“We’re sick and tired of the public being what we believe to be deceived.”
–  Mark Rowe of Her Majesty’s...

Posted 19 Mar 2017 @ 4:18pm

Ed Sheeran has managed to yet again continue his stranglehold on the Aussie charts, keeping Aussies almost completely at bay as his dominance reigns.


As we reported last week, Ed Sheeran was almost in complete control of the Aussie charts last week with his new...

Posted 12 Mar 2017 @ 3:53pm

Ed Sheeran has dominated Aussie charts once again, with an array of singles, and third album ÷ (Divide), sitting pretty on top of the charts, with Aussies doing their best to catch up to the charismatic Englishman.


When Ed Sheeran’s newest album Divide came out this week, fans knew that there was going to be some domination by Sheeran in the albums and singles charts, and...

Posted 26 Feb 2017 @ 4:20pm

You might remember last week’s horrific news which saw Thundamentals kept from the #1 position on the ARIA albums chart thanks to the Fifty Shades Darker soundtrack. Well, the good news is that you can unclench your fists of rage now, since the Aussies are back on...

Posted 19 Feb 2017 @ 4:11pm

While there has been a lot of disdain held for the books and films for quite some time now, the Fifty Shades franchise has now offended some Aussies on a musical level, with the second film’s soundtrack knocking Thundamentals off the #1 spot on the ARIA charts.


In what has turned out to be a relatively sad week for Aussie talent, Aussie hip-hop crew Thundamentals’s fourth album...

Posted 8 Sep 2016 @ 2:24pm

Ah, the Irish. It’s a heartfelt cliché that no matter what they say, you can’t help but fall a little bit in love with them.


While it’s doubtful that Foy Vance and I are exactly each other’s type... Well, a man can dream. 


Vance has also had the singular pleasure of supporting not only Ed Sheeran on a slew of stadium tours (no small feat), but also Captain...

Posted 22 May 2015 @ 12:39pm

This week Taylor Swift just about broke the internet when the music video for her song ‘Bad Blood’ was set loose onto the world. Not only did the video feature new verses in a collaboration with Kendrick Lamar, it also sees Tay-Tay collaborating with a gang of her celebrity friends, kicking butt in some sort of badass...

Posted 22 Apr 2015 @ 11:47am

Ed Sheeran has announced that he'll return to Australia this summer for a history-making stadium tour. 


The Grammy-nominated singer-songwriter will be the first ever artist to play Australian stadiums completely solo, accompanied by just his guitar and a series of loop pedals. In what will mark his fifth visit in four years, Sheeran will play music from across his two albums,...

Posted 25 Jun 2014 @ 1:56pm

He’s the prodigious wunderkind who has served the last few years as perhaps pop’s most unlikely champion. It’s a lot to take in at such a young age, and X (say it “multiply”, like on a calculator, see) attempts to not only make sense of this whirlwind, but to also prove that Sheeran’s debut, 2011’s + (say it “plus”... yeah, you get it), was more than a mere six-string fluke. 




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