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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

women in docsIndie-favourites women in docs return to 2015 Tamworth Country Music Festival bringing folk rock, with a little bit of country, for a swag of shows
Posted 25th October
Hailed as ‘folk rock, with a little bit of country’, indie long stayers women in docs have announced a swag of shows for the upcoming 2015 Tamworth Country Music Festival. [more]

Ray SorensonSongsmith Ray Sorenson’s debut album is a culmination of a lifetime’s work
Posted 25th October
Hot on the heels of the highly acclaimed single Blue Haze comes the debut album from Byron Bay musical force Ray Sorenson. Silent Writer is the culmination of a lifetime’s work from the widely admired singer-songwriter and a perfect example of an artist hitting his peak when many his age are winding down. [more]

James ReesonCelebrate the race that stops the nation in style this Melbourne Cup Day at The Reef Hotel Casino
Posted 24th October
If you can’t make it to Flemington to celebrate the race that stops a nation, The Reef Hotel Casino offers the next best thing in a fantastic day of entertainment and culinary treats this Melbourne Cup Day. Watch the race on the big LED screen in the Casino Sports Arena, visit the James Squire Business Bird Cage, or dine in style at the special Melbourne Cup Luncheon hosted by celebrity chef James Reeson from popular television show Alive And Cooking. [more]

Kristy CoxKristy Cox brings bluegrass to the 2015 Tamworth Country Music Festival
Posted 21st Octobr
Bluegrass sweetheart Kristy Cox is bringing some of the best musicians in the industry to join her for a special Bluegrass Comes to Tamworth showcase at the 2015 Tamworth Country Music Festival. Featuring some of the best traditional and acoustic musicians from Australia and overseas, this special one-time only concert is guaranteed to be unforgettable. [more]

Wonderland Fun Park & SpiegeltentSpooktacular Halloween ‘Scarefest’ at
Wonderland Fun Park & Spiegeltent

Posted 20th October
Docklands is getting spooky this Halloween with the Spooktacular Halloween Scarefest at the Wonderland Fun Park and Wonderland Spiegeltent. It will be a Wonderland of scary fun for the whole family. With spooky entertainment, face painting, trick or treating with roving entertainers, ghoulish goodies, crazy dancers and photograph opportunities with scary and wacky characters, there is something for all ages. [more]

TanksTanks Arts Centre, Cairns. November Program
Posted 20th October
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. [program]

The Wolfe BrothersThe Wolfe Brothers hit #1 and announce Tassie shows
Posted 15th October
To celebrate the album’s release Tasmania’s favourite rockers have announced a run of dates in their home state with a new show featuring the first performances of many of the new songs from the Nothin’ But Trouble album. [more]

The Wolfe BrothersThe Wolfe Brothers hit #1 and announce
special show in Alice Springs

Posted 7th October
The Wolfe Brothers first single, That Kinda Night, off their new album Nothin’ But Trouble has hit #1 nationally on both the country radio and CMC video charts. The album burst onto the ARIA Country Chart at #2 and it entered the ARIA mainstream chart at #16 on its first week of release. [more]

Jess HollandJess Holland forced to cancel Southern Tour dates due to illness
Posted 6th October
Country singer songwriter Jess Holland has been forced to cancel her Southern Tour dates for October due to illness. The remaining dates of her tour – in Gawler SA, Melbourne and Ballarat VIC – will be rescheduled. The powerhouse singer was diagnosed with laryngitis on the weekend and is under doctor’s orders to rest her voice. [more]
Lakeside TwilightsLakeside Twilights concert returns for 2014 –
Great Aussie line-up
Posted 6th October
The immensely popular LAKESIDE TWILIGHTS is back for 2014, kicking off with an incredible line-up of Australian talent for one special night in December. Featuring Russell Morris, Daryl Braithwaite, Mental As Anything and Pseudo Echo, this is the perfect event for end of year celebrations and offers fun for all the family. [more]
Music Industry Inside OutSavvy DIY music industry professional development community launches online Music Industry Inside Out website memberships go live on Tuesday 7th October 2014
Posted 2nd October
Kicking off a career in the music industry is often a daunting task for up-and-coming musicians and entrepreneurs. Without the right business relationships, it can be difficult to know how to bridge the gap between aspiration and a successful career in the music industry. [more]
Mau Power Hip hop artist Mau Power’s new single heralded as an indigenous anthem 'Freedom' featuring Archie Roach
Posted 1st October
The latest single by Torres Strait hip hop artist Mau Power aptly demonstrates everything that this impressive musician’s music is all about. Titled Freedom, it features iconic Indigenous artist Archie Roach and is set to become an anthem for not only Indigenous Australia, but also anyone who acknowledges the importance of self-empowerment and freedom in today’s society. [more]

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