White Sky is well-known for managing all things business and accounting for over 500 artists, managers, festivals, promoters and labels in Australia and around the world. It works with many of Australia’s biggest names: Tame Impala, Gotye, Laneway Festival, Vance Joy, Guy Sebastian, Remote Control Records, and Angus & Julia Stone, to name a few. […]
#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 […]
Maria Amato is the General Manager of the Australian Independent Record Labels Association (AIR). She brings to the role 25 years experience in the not-for-profit, music and entertainment sectors specialising in finance and business management. Previously, Maria held the role of CEO/CFO at the Melbourne International Film Festival (2010-2014). Alongside this, work included being a […]
A common misperception about life as a musician, or even working in the music industry, is that no one ever makes any money. Or not enough to live on, anyway. Not so.
Ellen Kirk is a multi-skilled wunderkind with a typically diverse background in the industry. She has worked with a number of artist management companies, festivals, and music industry organisations including AIR, Blue Max Music, Bolster Music and The Hills Are Alive, and also has experience working as a freelance Grant Writer and Project Manager. Today, Ellen’s current role […]
Simon is the Music Coordinator of one of Australia’s most influential community radio stations. Based in Melbourne, Triple R FM has been broadcasting for more than 40 years and since the introduction of digital radio which now houses 60 different shows. He began as a contributor for FBi Radio, as well as street press in Sydney […]
As much as many of us take part in the music industry because we love it, the bottom line is that it is an industry, and many of us are hopeful to turn our passions into cash. That said, not all of us are business graduates and, if you’re anything like me, the idea of doing something as banal as […]