With a career spanning almost 30 years working for companies like Warner Music where Michael cut his teeth as a Promotions Manager before moving into marketing and A&R roles, music industry heavy weight Michael Parisi’s career has seen him contribute to the success of artists such as Red Hot Chili Peppers, K.D Lang and REM. […]
The Delta Riggs’ third studio LP ACTIVE GALACTIC has kept the band pretty busy, orbiting through two tours, spanning 30 dates, 25 venues and selling out shows whilst astounding earthly fans with their best music to date. The Delta Riggs have continued to reach new heights, new fans and new levels of performance. 2016 saw the band take on Tame Impala’s “Let […]
Bob Evans, the ARIA winning alter ego of Jebediah frontman Kevin Mitchell, has been gracing the Australian music scene for more than two decades. Mitchell is a self-confessed romantic who has written some of the country’s most beloved songs. Under the alias of Bob Evans, Mitchell has released five albums, all of which showcase the […]
A Week in the busy life of a Copyright/Royalties manager. Simply put, a music publisher represents the rights of songwriter’s and their repertoire of works, this is the copyright in the music and lyrics. We work to exploit these rights, to generate and collect royalties. Generally speaking, my role as Copyright & Royalties Manager at Native Tongue is to maintain our database of works, effectively administer our claims, ensure payment of royalties and resolve any disputes over copyright ownership. It’s a role that requires patience, attention to detail, effective communication, an investigative approach and a tactful personality.
Brisbane pop hotshots Sheppard have been flying away to the top of the charts worldwide, shouting we belong here! The band consists of siblings George, Amy and Emma Sheppard and friends Jay Bovino, Michael Butler and Dean Gordon to complete the ensemble and over the course of 5 years these people have churned out hit after hit. With a plethora […]
Rob Potts from Entertainment Edge is a legend in the country music world and is one of Australia’s leading concert promoters, with a career spanning more than thirty years in the music industry. As a booking agent, he discovered and worked with a new wave of country artists in the 90s including Keith Urban, Lee Kernaghan, […]
Matt Walters is a Melbourne based singer/songwriter and also the founder of the brilliant Parlour Gigs, the Air BnB of live music. We sat down with him a while back over a cup of tea on a chilly Melbourne day and had an excellent yarn about all things music business.
Filmed on location at the Brisbane site of St Jerome’s Laneway Festival 2017 In the hustle and bustle of the site build for the Brisbane Laneway Festival earlier this year, Danny Rogers agreed to sit down and do a session with me to include in our Putting on your Own Events course. We’d both been running around […]
Having only just set their feet back on Sydney soil after last weekend’s killer performance at St. Kilda Festival (VIC) and The Mountain Goat Valley Crawl (QLD), Polish Club are ready to party all over again. The howling Sydney rock-soul duo have dropped their second single and video for ‘Come Party‘ and made the announcement that their highly anticipated debut album Alright Already will be out […]
Lisa Bishop has worked for 25 years in the private, public & not-for-profit sectors across a range of industries including retail, transport, tourism, health and the arts. As General Manager of Music SA, Lisa brings a wealth of management expertise in the fields of governance, accounting, strategic planning, marketing, human resources and risk management. She […]