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Happy International Women’s Day! A special mention to all the kick ass music industry lass’s and lads who turned up on a Monday night in mass to Battery Station to celebrate the diversities and the wins that come up as women working in Australian music Industry. New friendships made, collaborations in the works and inspiration […]
What is Green Music Australia? We’re musicians. But we’re also humans, citizens of this planet. And, if we’re to get through the environmental crises we face, we all have to do our bit. We might not be a huge polluter like the coal industry, but we can still contribute a lot by cutting back our energy use and shifting to clean energy, making green transport options available, and reducing the piles of waste that flow from festivals and venues.
Andrew Stone is the General Manager of Chugg Music, the Record Label and Management division of Chugg Entertainment. A little while back I sat down with this insanely busy young fella at the bustling Chugg Entertainment offices in Sydney and he very kindly shared a heap of his time and knowledge with us. Chugg […]
Let’s talk crowdfunding. I know, I know. It’s a sticky topic that no-one really talks about, but when successful, can make you wonder, ‘Why wasn’t it me who gave it a go?’ Does the thought of asking family, friends and people you’ve never even met to prepay for something that has not yet been created […]
Born Joy Dead is the new project of Brisbane musician Ben Dalton, best known as the bassist for Hungry Kids of Hungary. After the national sensation that was HKoH split in November 2013, Dalton put on a frontman/songwriter’s hat and formed the new band, cultivating a sound that runs “a little bit more experimental” and […]
Darren Hanlon, who hails from Gympie in Queensland, has had a long and storied musical career. He embarked on his first tour of Australia as the guitarist for art-pop outfit The Simpletons, and by the time the band called it quits, Hanlon had cultivated a smattering of songs of his very own. His introspective banjo […]
What the flip So you’ve recorded something amazing, in your bedroom or a big fancy studio or something in between and you’re ready for the whole world to hear it and blast it from the rooftops! You wanna sell this thing like hot baked goods to your fans, in a form they can hold in […]
With CD’s going out the window or used as coasters, bands now distribute their music online. It’s easy to see why bands are making the jump when 2014 had more than $1,209 Million digital music purchases. As an alternative to outright purchasing, companies like Spotify and Pandora have helped to accumulate 164 billion on-demand music […]
A lack of constant living quarters and crappy internet meant that things were pretty quiet around here over the summer period, but Musiciio is now re-settled in a fantastic office in New Farm, Brisbane where we can slurp up unlimited amounts of internet and gather the team together around the trestle table and yarn long […]