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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 HollandCountry Powerhouse Jess Holland Announces Tour Competition On Facebook For Local Support Slots
Posted 22nd September
For Her East Coast Tour Country powerhouse vocalist Jess Holland has just announced her East Coast tour throughout Victoria and South Australia this October. Now the fiercely independent musician is seeking local supports for two of her headline shows – one in Gawler, South Australia and one in Ballarat, Victoria. Kicking off her #JessHollandTour competition, Jess is encouraging local musicians in the tour areas to upload videos of themselves performing their favourite song in a bid to be selected as the support for each of the shows. [more]
Docklands Blues Music FestivalDocklands Blues Music Festival Announces Line-Up Featuring 20 Bands Across Five Stages On Sunday 5th October 2014
Posted 22nd September
The Docklands Blues Music Festival is set to celebrate its biggest year yet with 10-hours of entertainment featuring 20 artists across five stages this October. Initially launched as the Docklands Arts, Laughs and Blues Festival, it has evolved over previous years into its own featured event, to be held this year on Sunday 5th October. The free family-friendly event is staged by the Wonderland Fun Park crew, who also look after the stunning Wonderland Spiegeltent, which will play host to one of the blues stages on the day. [more]
Jess HollandPowerhouse Country Musician Jess Holland Announces East Coast Tour
Posted 22nd September
After what has already been a massive year so far, powerhouse country artist Jess Holland is hitting the road again for her first East Coast tour of 2014. She recently wrapped up a huge Top End tour, playing to fans throughout the Northern Territory, and now adds shows in Victoria and Ballarat to her hectic touring schedule. [more]

Jimi HockingMelbourne’s Blues Machine Jimi Hocking Headlines The 2014 Docklands Blues Music Festival In October
Posted 16th September
With 20 bands and five stages, the Docklands Blues Music Festival is set to be one massive free music event. Held on the first Sunday in October, the all day festival features an incredible line-up of some of Melbourne’s most accomplished blues musicians, as well as national and international favourites. [more]

Dogwood CrossingAustralian Rockers Dogwood Crossing Release New Single From Their Second Longplayer Hear Lies Freedom
Posted 16th September
It’s not always an easy task to find a new true Aussie rock band, whose sound and ethos hark back to the classic days that put the Australian pub genre on the map. However, Queensland rockers Dogwood Crossing certainly embody that spirit and if the success they’ve garnered since their 2011 debut release is anything to go by, they are already etching themselves in Oz rock history. [more]

Rachel Collis

Indie-pop-folk singer songwriter Rachel Collis announces album launch tour
Posted 11th September
Following on from the release of her new long player Nightlight this month, Sydney songstress Rachel Collis is hitting the road to share her music with audiences in Canberra and Newcastle as part of her album launch tour. Since stepping into the musical spotlight in 2012, Rachel has gathered quite the reputation for her unforgettable live performances, drawing comparisons with American singer-songwriter and pianist Regina Spektor. [more]

Kevin Bloody Wilson

Kevin Bloody Wilson hits the road for a special New Zealand tour
Posted 9th September
Australian comedian Kevin Bloody Wilson is one of few funny-men who totally embody the spirit of ‘Aussie’ humour. He’s performed around the globe, from outback pubs to the hallowed halls of the London Palladium, and now he’s on the road again with his First of the Final Farewell Tours – Perhaps and is heading across the Tasman to New Zealand. [more]

Dylan MeyerMelbourne musician Dylan Meyer announces U.S. release of debut EP
Posted 9th September
Melbourne musician Dylan Meyer is gearing up for the international release of his debut EP When It’s Quiet this September. The pop-influenced songwriter initially released his EP to local audiences in 2012, culminating in a sold-out Melbourne launch. After spending the past 12-months in the USA forging relationships with producers and record executives, he is ready to release the EP to the international market.  [more]
Auchtung Baby!Achtung Baby! The U2 Show Melbourne return to rock Vertigo at The Reef Hotel Casino for one night only
Posted 9th September
From Malaysia to Macao, The U2 Show Melbourne are regarded as one of the best U2 tribute acts in the Southern Hemisphere. The four-piece band – who not only talk the talk and walk the walk, but also sing the songs – are bringing their high intensity celebration of Ireland’s greatest rock stars to Vertigo at The Reef Hotel Casino [more]
Sydney songstress Rachel Collis releases her highly anticipated second album
Posted 9th September
More than a year of hard work is set to pay off for acclaimed Sydney songstress Rachel Collis with the release of her highly anticipated second album Nightlight. The indie-pop-folk singer songwriter is ready to share her delicately crafted and deeply sensitive songs in what critics are already describing as her most important work. [more]
Dozzi WeaknessSister trio Dozzi release new powerhouse single
Posted 8th September
Brisbane’s musical juggernaut Dozzi are back with the release of their new single Weakness. The trio are riding a wave of momentum on the back of their hugely successful I Need You Tonight which peaked at #1 on the Hot Country Network All Australian Top 20 and the Cool Country 2KA charts, along with entering the CMC Top 50. [more]
Dragon - RosesIconic rock n roll legends Dragon release new album Roses
Posted 8th September
Iconic rock n roll legends Dragon are gearing up for the release of their new album ROSES at The Basement this September. The 12-track CD, which marks the 10th release from the band’s current incarnation, features an exciting combination of all new material with that trademark Dragon sound. In addition, the CD launch marks another milestone for the band, it will be their 600th show since they reformed in 2006. [more]
women in docsIndie sweethearts women in docs announce southern Australia tour dates
Posted 8th September
Australia’s indie sweethearts women in docs are hitting the road this October for a special run of shows throughout the southern states. Celebrating the release of their latest single Wagon Wheel, the duo – Chanel Lucas and Roz Pappalardo – will be not only performing tracks from their album Carousel, released earlier this year, but also new previously unheard material. [more]
Tanks[Program] Tanks Arts Centre, Cairns - October - 2014
Posted 8th September
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.   [more]
Fashion On Pink – Light For LainieFashion On September special event at the Reef Hotel Casino Fashion On Pink – Light For Lainie
Posted 5th September
As a part of the ongoing FASHION ON success, The Reef Hotel Casino is excited to present FASHION ON PINK – LIGHT FOR LAINIE staged at Vertigo Cocktail Bar & Lounge on Friday 26th September 2014 at The Reef Hotel Casino from 7pm. [more]

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