We explain how endorsements and sponsorships work in the music business.
For artists about to embark on their first national tour, it can be difficult to know which away venues are the most appropriate for your band to play in. Whether you’re an emerging artist touring for the first time, or a regular on the national touring scene and looking for somewhere new to play, your […]
When I first started Music Industry Inside Out, back in 2014, I had the purest of convictions that this project MUST provide extraordinary life-changing support and advice for the national Australian music community. For our community and industry to survive, we MUST continue to educate and inspire both ourselves and our emerging aspiring industry workers and musicians. #neverstoplearning! […]
A common misperception about life as a musician, or even working in the music industry, is that no one ever makes any money. Or not enough to live on, anyway. Not so.
A guest post by Dan Chisholm, Entertainment Lawyer at Trollope & Co. So you’re an artist about to sign a deal. It’s exciting, and no doubt the label or manager or producer on the other side are in a rush to get it done. You feel pressured to sign without properly checking it out – they seem trustworthy, it’s […]
A friend of mine recently said to me, ‘I don’t know how you don’t drink Viv Fantin!!!!’ It wasn’t a question. More of a plaintive statement, but the subtext was clear. How the blazes do you get through the day without a drink? Not. One. Drop. I’m in the music industry and no longer drink […]
Learning how to book gigs is a daunting challenge so we thought we’d write a handy downloadable step by step checklist for you to keep as you start making those calls/emails. If you need more information on booking gigs why not check out the Booking Gigs Courses or perhaps the Producing and Promoting Your Own Events […]
APRA AMCOS recently announced a record annual revenue figure of $333m; a 14 per cent growth in payments to songwriters, composers and publishers and a huge increase of more than $20m in digital revenue. APRA AMCOS milestone year: Record a one third of billion dollars in revenue following 11% growth • $333m revenue, up 11% […]
This post is a cool combo of event promo and excellent professional tips since the lovely folk behind this event are doing such good things with supporting musical artists! The 20th Anniversary Darebin Music Feast is on again from Oct 27 – Nov 6 in Melbourne. Part of the 11 day celebration of music across the Darebin Municipality includes […]
Yep, no doubt about it. One of most nerve-wracking parts of building up your music or your music business is the part where you have to sit down and answer a bunch of sometimes thought-provoking questions on the fly, while trying to remain calm and not sound like a blustering fool. If you’ve got an interview […]