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KWAME’s Savvy Seven

If you’ve been looking for an Aussie hip-hop artist who delivers sensationally crafted beats, thoughtful lyrics and an easy-listening vibe, while still possessing the power to hype up any crowd – your first stop should be Kwame. If you haven’t already heard of him (where have you been?!), Kwame started turning heads in 2016 thanks to an …

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Session Musicians Licensing Rights

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 agency the booking stable

A Week In The Life Of… Cat Leahy: Musician and Founder of Music Agency The Booking Stable

Cat Leahy is a woman with many projects on her plate! She runs The Booking Stable – a boutique Music Agency based in Melbourne which she launched in 2009, providing a range of booking and management services such as gig and festival bookings, tour planning, industry advice. Besides from that, Cat also has nearly 20 years of experience …

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Tim Carroll

A Week In The Life Of… Tim Carroll, HOLY HOLY, Panama Festival and Dark MOFO

Tim Carroll is a dynamic and experienced music industry creative based in Tasmania (via Brisbane) who, like so many others, wears various hats sometimes all at once. From starting his career as a social worker to becoming an award-winning songwriter of internationally renowned band HOLY HOLY, Tim gives us a peek into his world as a loving father, …

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Handy Apps for Musicians

The words “organised” and “musician” are not everyone’s idea of a natural pairing. That needs to change. The music industry is fast-paced and multifaceted, so having your ducks in a row can put you a step above the rest. There are definite challenges involved in managing all the different aspects of your project, especially when you most …

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Making an EPK: Class 101

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.

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