No one likes talking money ($$ eek), especially when you’re asking someone to pay for seeing you on stage, but it doesn’t have to be a daunting process. While it’s easy to let the venue organise the ticketing and chuck an arbitrary entry fee at them, it may be worth exploring the creative options out […]
This is a guest article written by Mo Jalloh from Sydney based music platform Zimrii The Emergence of BlockChain Technology The emergence of BlockChain Technology has been described as one of the greatest technological advancements since the dawn of the internet, but for a good many people the concept is still quite alien. This is especially true […]
“Success in the music industry isn’t something that you wait for or hope for. It is something that you create, day after day.” ― Simon S. Tam, Music Business Hacks There comes a time when a band reaches a new milestone, whether it’s releasing an album/EP/single or heading off on tour. It’s the kind of […]
Ginger And The Ghost are Missy Gilbert and Daniel Bourne. The band spend a hellofalotta time touring overseas, and with the release of their latest single Kindred Spirits, are heading off again to play packed out shows in Europe until the end of August then heading over to Burning Man in the States for a few shows.
Talented music producer Simon Moro (check out his work at ninetynine100.com) took some time out of his day to produce a quick little guide about common music production myths ahead of his panel at the brilliant Live and Local Festival artist development workshop program happening across the City of Port Phillip this week! If you’re in the Melbourne area do check out this fantastic […]
Ever thought about entering a band comp? Grant Hardisty from Tempus Sun (winners of last years “Melbourne’s Music Bank, winning them a career-making prize pack worth more than $60,000, four days of recording at Melbourne’s The Studios In The City and a spot at Beyond The Valley festival) has offered up his Top 5 Tips for Band […]
A friend of mine once used the expression ‘working for cool points’. As in, ‘I’m not working for cool points anymore’. And it really stuck with me. She was flipping the bird to being underpaid in the creative industries. It was a kick-in-the-guts revelation! We enter the creative industries filled with excitement and optimism. We […]
One of the greatest careers you can be a part of in the music industry today is as a music composer for film, games and television. As a composer, you have the opportunity to work on fantastic projects, compose epic scores, and help to tell truly incredible stories.
Following up from our Live Music Venue Round Up – Part 1 for Capital Cities, we’ve scoured Australia for some of the best live music venues for any artists considering a regional tour. Whether you’re an emerging artist touring for the first time, or a regular on the national touring scene and looking for somewhere […]
Writer’s block happens to the best of artists! If it’s been a while since you came up with anything you feel showcases your talent (or maybe anything at all), here are some ideas that will get those creative juices flowing again! 1. Get writing as soon as you wake up, or before bed when you’re […]