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Pat Handlin

Simon Cowell has signed Pat Handlin for UK A&R gig

Sony Music Australia (SME) has lost Pat Handlin to Simon Cowell's Syco Music in London, SoundsLikeJake.com.au can reveal. Handlin has been appointed to the role...
Shorrock

Surprised Swan: “I just bloody love you, Shorrock”

Chrissie Swan got the surprise of her life this morning. The Nova 100 breakfast personality - who frequently reminds listeners of her musical obsession in...
SCA

Tony McGinn on three decades of Authentic Entertainment

You don't have to be Einstein to work out that the media industry is going through some dramatic change, but according to Authentic Entertainment...
Tim McGee Sony

Tim McGee on Ministry Of Sound Australia’s future

Sony Music UK yesterday announced the purchase of London-based Ministry Of Sound (MOS), signaling a new beginning for its Australian counterpart, now synonymous with dance music...
Grant Blackley

SCA Responds to Authentic buy-out

SoundsLikeJake.com.au sources yesterday confirmed Authentic Entertainment chief executive Tony McGinn had sold his branded content company to Southern Cross Austereo (SCA), amid financial troubles. An SCA spokeswoman...
Grant Blackley

SOURCES: Southern Cross Austereo fully acquires Authentic Entertainment

SoundsLikeJake.com.au sources have confirmed that Southern Cross Austereo (SCA) has fully acquired branded content company Authentic Entertainment for an undisclosed sum, in what industry...
Guvera Interview

Guvera founder Claes Loberg, “We’re not a music app”

In this SoundsLikeJake.com.au exclusive, Guvera founder Claes Loberg opens up about his company’s widely debated future in the fast-moving world of digital disruption, writes...
Music Streaming

ASX puts Guvera IPO on ice; tech community bemused

The Australian Stock Exchange (ASX) has performed a spectacular backflip on its approval of music streaming company Guvera’s planned IPO. The blocking of Guvera’s revised...
Twitter Investments

Twitter extends SoundCloud partnership with multi-million dollar investment

Music streaming service SoundCloud has secured a $70 million investment from social networking platform, Twitter. The investment is part of SoundCloud’s current $100 million funding...
Social Media

Social media smarts of Cody Simpson Inc.

According to TheRichest.com, singer-songwriter Cody Simpson has a net worth of USD $4.5 million, even without having delivered a commercial radio hit single. The pop...