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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 […]
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 […]
One of the most common catch phrases amongst artists in the music industry is “it’s all about who y’know”. There is some truth to this, although it’s obviously not that simple. What can be said for certain is that forming relationships with the right people can make a huge difference to an artist’s career. As...
So you’ve got the band together for practice and you can finally nail the killer solo in your new song. You’ve got a heap of songs perfected and ready to blow people away with your sweet solos and banging beats. It’s time to play live and finally show people (including that one bloke who thinks […]
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 […]
I am a self-professed snob when it comes to the analogue keyboard. I make tiny felt replicas of them. I like the sound of analogue, I like the look of it. I have got myself in trouble on several occasions talking about it. I have toured the world using instruments made in the 80s that […]
Social Media isn’t just a place to plaster your t-shirts and gig photos. It is a vital tool, and source of interaction between your brand and the public. You can earn countless fans or lose them through different interactions over different platforms, so it’s important to know how to use each platform to your best […]