It’s 2018, musical careers are starting younger and the industry is more accessible than ever. Now a kid can write, record, produce and share a song within a day; and they don’t even need an instrument. With platforms like Triple J’s Unearthed and Unearthed High, YouTube, and Soundcloud; the capacity for a musician to have […]
Every now and then we are lucky enough to get words from artists right in the middle of their philosophical prime. Grenadiers singer Jesse Coulter knows his music.. also his metaphors and clichés, mostly. Any similarly which includes career success and classic pub feeds is 100 percent to be trusted. But Jesse’s words do have […]
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 […]
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 2016s “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 Comps: […]
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.
If you keep up with current events in music, you’ll know that mental health has been a hot topic of late – as it rightly should be. A study earlier this year by Victoria University, one that The Age called “the most extensive study of entertainment industry workers undertaken anywhere in the world”, made national news, […]