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Hot Off The Press Publicity

Hot Off The Press Publicity is a specialist music PR company servicing Australia and New Zealand. Working on national tours, festivals, gigs and album releases, HOTP provides comprehensive campaigns for all music genres across print and broadcast media.

Hot Off The Press Publicity is proud to support the local music industry.

The only way the community will know about events and releases is to get the message out to the market place. One of the most effective ways of conveying this message (next to advertising) is through editorial and interviews in print media and on broadcast mediums such as radio and television. HOTP specialises in media coverage and making sure the right message gets out to the masses.

With years of music industry and media experience between them, the team at HOTP provides a dedicated and comprehensive PR service for all manner of projects. With more than two decades of relative experience, the HOTP team has worked in music journalism, radio promotions, marketing and touring. This enables HOTP to offer an all-round service ensuring every aspect of music publicity is catered for.

Passionate about the Australian music industry, HOTP works with artists, managers, touring companies, venues and festivals to generate strong media coverage across all mediums. HOTP achieves a high success rate in achieving effective music coverage in all areas of Australia, from metropolitan centres to regional areas. HOTP provides hands-on direct marketing between venues, management, artists, media and the community.

HOTP [Media Releases] This Month

Jess Holland

Country dynamo Jess Holland releases the third single off of her second long player – This Ol’ Guitar
Posted 27th April
Country dynamo Jess Holland is showcasing a different side of herself musically with the release of the third single This Ol’ Guitar from her second long-player Whole Lot To Say. The stripped back acoustic track is one of the singer’s favourites from her album and has become a popular hit at her live shows. [more]

Grace Knight

Songstress Grace Knight announces special run of intimate shows featuring her incredible jazz back-catalogue
Posted 24th April
When it comes to picking the voices that have carved out the Australian music scene over the years, Grace Knight is certainly one of the first names to come to mind. From fronting pop darlings Eurogliders to her well-established jazz career, Grace is one of those versatile performers who can turn her vocals to any style effortlessly. [more]

Eurogliders Experience a night of the band’s biggest hits
Posted 24th April
One of Australia’s most successful recording bands from the 1980s, Eurogliders, are reuniting again for a run of special shows throughout 2015. After a massive run of dates last year, Bernie Lynch and Grace Knight are bringing the band back together to take their hits on the road again, by popular demand [more]
Vika BullAn unforgettable musical experience celebrating the life and music of the great Etta James, At Last: The Etta James Story starring Vika Bull, hits the road throughout Australia
May, June & July 2015

Posted 22nd April
Following sold-out seasons at the Sydney Opera House and major theatres around Australia, At Last: The Etta James Story is hitting the road again for a string of tour dates throughout May, June and July. Starring the powerhouse talent of Vika Bull,one of Australia’s most respected, powerful soul singers, At Last has garnered standing ovations and rave reviews throughout its Australian tour. [more]
Kevin Bloody WilsonAussie icon Kevin Bloody Wilson takes his Helping Prevent Global Boring Tour around Australia
Posted 21st April
Aussie comedian Kevin Bloody Wilson is one of few funny-men who totally embody the spirit of Australian humour. He’s revered as an iconic Aussie around the globe and there would be few proud Australians who don’t know the words to his popular songs. He’s performed around the world, from outback pubs to the hallowed halls of the London Palladium. After a run of dates throughout Australia and New Zealand in 2013 and 2014 with his First of the Final Farewell Tours – Perhaps, funnyman Kev is back with his Helping Prevent Global Boring tour. [more]
Rose CarleoThe Time Is Now for powerhouse songstress Rose Carleo to return to her roots – hometown tour dates announced
Posted 15th April
Powerhouse songstress Rose Carleo is returning to her roots with the announcement of some special hometown tour dates to celebrate the release of her third long-player Time Is Now. The Fremantle-born musician’s special Western Australia tour dates are a chance for her to not only share her new music with fans, but also connect with those who helped launch her career in the early days. [more]

Tanks Arts Centre[Program] Tanks Arts Centre, Cairns Qld
Posted 14th April
Tanks Arts Centre is a business unit of Cairns Regional Council, in the Community, Sports & Cultural Division. Situated in the Cairns Botanic Gardens precinct, just 4km north of the city’s CBD, the centre is an iconic and innovative, multi-use, contemporary arts facility creatively housed in three converted World War 2 naval oil storage tanks, and set amidst a lush rainforest backdrop.

For this month's program, [click here]

The Embers - BrightTasmanian five-piece The Embers
release debut long-player Bright
– An eclectic musical journey through the roots spectrum

Posted: 13th April
The debut offering from Tasmanian indie five-piece The Embers is an eclectic musical journey through the roots spectrum. The impressive 12-track release seamlessly melds elements of reggae, blues, rock and funk to create a long-player that is jam-packed with catchy songwriting, deft instrumentation and an almost tangible live sensibility. [more]

Rose CarleoPowerhouse songstress Rose Carleo’s new album TIME IS NOW enters the charts with a #4 position on the ARIA Country Top 40 Album Chart
Posted 8th April
Powerhouse songstress Rose Carleo’s third long-player Time Is Now has smashed its way onto the ARIA chart after its end of March release date. Debuting at #4 on the ARIA Country Top 40 Album Chart and #3 on the Australian Artist Country Albums Chart, it is already making a big impact with music fans. The rockin’ release also charted at #15 on the ARIA Top 20 Australian Artist Albums Chart and #38 on the ARIA Top 50 Albums Chart. [more]
Lisa HuntSoul sista Lisa Hunt returns to the Far North for three special nights at The Reef Hotel Casino for her annual party - vertigolive
Posted 7th April
Byron Bay soul sista Lisa Hunt is gearing up for her annual party in the Far North as she returns to Vertigo Cocktail Bar & Lounge at The Reef Hotel Casino in April and May. The versatile performer whose Motown, soul, funk, R&B and disco sets always bring audiences to their feet have consistently packed the house, and her pilgrimage in 2015 promises to be no different. [more]

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