The Hi-fi as we know it is dead, but not buried. Since being placed into administration in February, the venues in Brisbane, Sydney and Melbourne have all been sold and are now named aptly after their new owner/salvation: Max Watt’s Operating Pty Ltd. The Chief Executive Greg Bourke told TheMusic.com “We’ve been able to save these […]
Kylie Lovejoy is a rockstar – on the stage and behind it. Usually the bassist of around three bands at any one time, Kylie formed the band Lovejoy with her brother Jeff Lovejoy before heading backstage. Becoming an events organiser (Greazefest, BIGSOUND), stage manager, driver and liaison officer for most major festivals around Queensland she also […]
Chloe Goodyear is the Head of Programming at the Woodford Folk Festival (WFF), one of Australia’s largest events which features over 550 artists and presenters across many genres across some 20 venues in a six day, live-in camping event. We were pretty delighted that she agreed to spend some time in front of our cameras and […]
An EPK is your online media/marketing portfolio. Most booking agents, venues, labels, media outlets, etc are crazy busy and get 500+ emails a day. The notion of “attaching” files, especially large size image or sound files has become redundant – now the preferences are for embedded links to an online collection of “assets”. This one link should include access to everything that anyone might need when examining your work: music & web/social media links, bio and/or media release (presser), a range of photos, reviews, any online retail and show information.
Paul Watson is a passionate Brisbane based musician and manager who has been actively involved in creating and releasing music since high school days (some time ago). Paul currently performs in explosive live dub / dnb / dancehall 8 piece, Dubmarine , roots reggae dubbers The Upsteppers, Psychedelic blues rocker Grim Tilla and the Diablo, […]
Nick O’Byrne was, until recently, the General Manager of the Australian Independent Record Labels Association (in case you were wondering, AIR aims to achieve parity of terms and market access for independent labels inAustralia. AIR helps labels and artists helping to further their business through better practice in marketing, publicity, collective bargaining, release strategies, licensing, export and distribution.) In […]