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5 Things You Need to Know About Getting Your Music On Streaming Playlists

Music streaming playlists have become an essential part of getting your music heard. They’re quickly becoming the make or break for many artists and can get you in front of a serious number of ears if you land the right one with a lot of followers! But first, let’s break down some stats: Around 22,000 songs are …

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6 Real World Tips To Successfully Start Your Own Music Festival

DIY Music Festival Tips! We all love attending music festivals – seeing live music, having fun with friends and escaping everyday life. It’s a special experience! But have you ever wondered how it all happens and what goes on behind the scenes? Do you want to be a part of making the magic happen? Music Industry Inside Out …

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DIY vs Studio

The process of recording your music for a professional release entails a broad range of methods, each with their benefits and downfalls. We’re going to take a quick look at the pros and cons of music DIY vs studio recording. One of the most notable variances between the two is time. DIY effectively gives you unlimited time …

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Marketing And Branding Really Don’t Have To Be Dirty Words…

The terms ‘music marketing’ and ‘branding’ can be dirty words to any artist. But the fact is, your band is your brand and your tracks are your products. No one gets “out there” without a true idea of who they are and how they present themselves to the world. This article is well suited to compliment our …

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The Curious Case of Australian Session Musicians And Their Unfortunate Licensing Rights

Are you a session musician? You really gotta read this.  Pete Thoms is the head of the Session Musicians arm of the Musicians Union – UK though he grew up in Melbourne, and studied in Sydney at the Conservatorium before moving overseas. He’s racked up a formidably impressive resume of live performances and tours with the likes …

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Music Videos As A Business In Australia – with Sam Bright from CLIPPED

Music videos sit in an unusual place within both the music and film industries. Not quite here, and not quite there. But Sam Bright is doing everything he can to change the common perception of what goes into making a successful career in the music video business. Sam Bright is the director of CLIPPED Music Video Festival, …

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New Research To Investigate Harassment In The Music Industry

#metoo, #menomore and #timesup to gain support from new research In the wake of the Harvey Weinstein scandal, and with #metoo, #menomore and #timesup galvanising public desire for change, one Sydney based researcher is seeking to create a platform for positive change by conducting original research on the scale and nature of workplace harassment in the music …

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Tips for sustainable practices in the industry: feat. Tim Hollo

Festivals and gigs, regardless of how big or small they are, are loads of fun – we go to meet up with friends and family, escape the humdrum of daily life, and to be exposed to new music and culture or simply to be entertained. But we rarely consider the demands our events make of our environment. …

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Book Review: Andrew Watt’s Welcome To The Jungle – Navigating the Music Business in Australia

Detailed, well-researched guides to the music industry are hard to come by, but what is even rarer is a volume devoted to the contemporary Australian context. This is what makes Andrew Watt’s Welcome To the Jungle: Navigating the Music Business in Australia so special. Watt is an entertainment lawyer, writer and educator by trade, and is currently …

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