2013 in Australian music

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The following is a list of notable events that have happened in 2013 in music in Australia.

Events[edit]

January[edit]

February[edit]

  • Laneway was a sold out music festival in Sydney in early February.[1]

March[edit]

  • The 2013 Future Music Festival took place in March in various locations around Australia. There were 39 Australian and international artist who performed.[2]

April[edit]

May[edit]

June[edit]

July[edit]

  • The Splendour in the Grass is annual music festival that began in late July and ended in early August. The festival was held at Belongil Fields and featured Rock, Hip hop, alternative, and electronic music.[3]

August[edit]

September[edit]

October[edit]

November[edit]

December[edit]

Bands disbanded[edit]

Albums and Singles[edit]

January[edit]

February[edit]

March[edit]

April[edit]

May[edit]

June[edit]

July[edit]

  • Hillsong Church's live album Glorious Ruins was released on July 2.[14]
  • Violent Soho's signle In The Aisle was released on July 8, 2013. This was the first single of the album Hungry Ghost.[15]

August[edit]

September[edit]

October[edit]

November[edit]

December[edit]

2013 Australian music charts[edit]

Triple J Hottest 100[edit]

Year Top ten
All time (2013)
  1. Vance Joy - "Riptide"
  2. Lorde - "Royals"
  3. Daft Punk featuring Pharrell - "Get Lucky"
  4. Arctic Monkeys - "Do I Wanna Know?"
  5. Flume & Chet Faker - "Drop the Game"
  6. Arctic Monkeys - "Why'd You Only Call Me When You're High?"
  7. Lana Del Rey - "Young and Beautiful"
  8. Matt Corby - "Resolution"
  9. The Preatures - "Is This How You Feel?"
  10. London Grammar - "Strong"

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2013 AIR charts[edit]

Winners below for the 2013 Carlton Dry Independent music awards:

  • Best Independent Artist – Flume
  • Best Independent Album – Flume – Flume
  • Breakthrough Independent Artist - Vance Joy
  • Best Independent Dance/Electronica Album – Flume – Flume
  • Best Independent Dance/Electronica or Club Single – Flume – Holdin’ On
  • Carlton Dry Global Music Grant winner – King Gizzard & The Lizard Wizard

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Deaths[edit]

See also[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ Tone, Deaf. "Laneway Festival 2013: Sydney February 2nd 2013 @ Sydney Art College". Retrieved 9 May 2014. 
  2. ^ Hohnen, Mike. "Future Music Festival 2013 Lineup – Official Announcement". Retrieved 9 May 2014. 
  3. ^ Katherine Feeney (10 February 2012). "Splendour in the Grass returning home to Byron Bay". Sydney Morning Herald. Fairfax Media. Retrieved 9 May 2014. 
  4. ^ Emma Partridge (15 September 2013). "Man dies at Defqon.1 music festival". The Sydney Morning Herald (Fairfax Media). Retrieved 15 September 2013. 
  5. ^ "Dami Im Wins The X Factor!". The X Factor Australia. Yahoo!7. 28 October 2013. Retrieved 9 May 2014. 
  6. ^ "About" (PDF). Australian Recording Industry Association (ARIA). Retrieved 8 May 2013. 
  7. ^ Snapes, Laura (27 November 2012). "Nick Cave and the Bad Seeds Announce New Album, Push the Sky Away | News". Pitchfork Media. Retrieved 9 May 2014. 
  8. ^ [http://australian-charts.com/showitem.aspinterpret=Nick+Cave+%26+The+Bad+ Seeds&titel=Push+The+Sky+Away&cat=a "Nick Cave and the Bad Seeds – Push the Sky Away"]. australian-charts.com. Hung Medien. Retrieved 9 May 2014. 
  9. ^ "Nick Cave and the Bad Seeds – Push the Sky Away". austriancharts.at (in German). Hung Medien. Retrieved 9 May 2014. 
  10. ^ "Discografie Nick Cave" [Discography Nick Cave]. Ultratop (in Dutch). Hung Medien. Retrieved 9 May 2014. 
  11. ^ "Hillsong United Zion Released In Australia". 
  12. ^ "The Drones - I See Seaweed". Retrieved 9 May 2014. 
  13. ^ "Itunes - Music - Ice On the Dune by Empire of the Sun". Retrieved 9 May 2014. 
  14. ^ "Hillsong Live: Glorious Ruins Released for Australia and New Zealand". Hillsong Live Facebook Page. Retrieved 8 May 2014. 
  15. ^ https://itunes.apple.com/us/album/in-the-aisle/id668467228?i=668467229
  16. ^ http://www.allmusic.com/album/zion-mw0002469943
  17. ^ "We Are Young & Free". NewReleaseTuesday.com. Retrieved 8 May 2014. 
  18. ^ "Hillsong United To Release 'Zion Acoustic Sessions' iTunes Exclusive". Louder Than the Music. 23 October 2013. Retrieved 8 May 2014. 
  19. ^ http://www.abc.net.au/triplej/hottest100/13/countdown/
  20. ^ http://www.air.org.au/awards/this-year/