DELIVERED LIVE - LIVE STREAMING FESTIVAL Mar 31st, 2020

DELIVERED LIVE - LIVE STREAMING FESTIVAL

Music and comedy lovers across the country who have seen tours, festivals and live shows cancelling in recent weeks can look forward to a new festival this weekend, and they can enjoy it all from the comfort of their own homes!Featuring acclaimed solo artists Alex Lahey,  Bob Evans, (Jedediah front man Kevin Mitchell), Ali Barter, Henry Wagons, indie favourites Even and...

VICTORIAN GOVERNMENT BUSINESS SUPPORT GRANT Mar 30th, 2020

VICTORIAN GOVERNMENT BUSINESS SUPPORT GRANT

... The Victorian Government has launched the $500 million Business Support Fund to help small businesses survive the impacts of the coronavirus (COVID-19) pandemic and keep people in work. ... The Fund is part of the Victorian Government’s $1.7 billion Economic Survival Package. ...   ... Funding of $10,000 per business is available and will be allocated through a grant...

STIMULUS SUPPORT SUMMARY Mar 24th, 2020

STIMULUS SUPPORT SUMMARY

Summarised courtesy of Whitesky

MUSIC AND HOSPITALITY SECTORS CALL FOR URGENT SUPPORT Mar 18th, 2020

MUSIC AND HOSPITALITY SECTORS CALL FOR URGENT SUPPORT

The livelihoods of musicians, songwriters and those that work in the live music and hospitality sectors must be considered as part of the Australian Government’s response to the worsening COVID-19 crisis, a coalition of music industry organisations and hospitality groups have said.From local pubs, hotels and clubs to major concert arenas, festivals and arts centres, there are...

SOUNDS AUSTRALIA ANNOUNCES 3 FOR THE STREAM IN RESPONSE TO SXSW CANCELLATION Mar 13th, 2020

SOUNDS AUSTRALIA ANNOUNCES 3 FOR THE STREAM IN RESPONSE TO SXSW CANCELLATION

... Sounds Australia’s first showcase at SXSW 2020 was scheduled to take place next Thursday inside Australia House on a bustling Rainey St in downtown Austin. In light of the current circumstances surrounding COVID-19 and the festival no longer going ahead, many artists experienced not only significant financial losses in cancelled travel arrangements and visas, but also lost...

ONEOFONE 2020 Mar 10th, 2020

ONEOFONE 2020

Last week, on Friday 6th March 2020, One of One hosted their fourth annual breakfast event in Melbourne, their second simultaneous event in Sydney and, for the first time, an event in Adelaide to celebrate International Women’s Day and women in music. ... Each event featured keynote presentations and performances by artists and speakers, as well as providing a...

TAX TIME TIPS FOR PERFORMING ARTISTS Mar 10th, 2020

TAX TIME TIPS FOR PERFORMING ARTISTS

It’s tax time! It pays to learn what work-related expenses you can claim ... Do you know what you can and can’t claim during tax time? Lodging your tax return is easy with the ATO’s work-related expenses guide for performing artists. ...   ... When completing your tax return, you may be able to claim deductions for some work-related expenses. ...   ... To...

2020 FAST TRACK FELLOWSHIP RECIPIENT ANNOUNCED Feb 14th, 2020

2020 FAST TRACK FELLOWSHIP RECIPIENT ANNOUNCED

The Australian Independent Record Labels Association (AIR) is thrilled to announce the recipient of the 2020 Fast Track Fellowship program is Tom Larnach-Jones. ... Thanks to funding from the VMDO, Tom will spend two months between February 2020 and May 2020 embedded within a high-functioning global music company. The program will provide Tom with the opportunity to establish...

AIR AND PPCA PRESENT INDIE D.I.Y: INSIGHTS TO BEING INDEPENDENT Feb 11th, 2020

AIR AND PPCA PRESENT INDIE D.I.Y: INSIGHTS TO BEING INDEPENDENT

Ever wanted to release your own music or run your own label?Join Australian Independent Record Labels Association (AIR) and PPCA in Melbourne, Sydney and Brisbane as they present an evening of insights into being independent.On the night, we will hear updates from AIR and PPCA and in Melbourne and Sydney we will have a presentation from Australian digital marketing agency,...

INDIE WEEK 2020 - INDEPENDENT LABEL EXPRESSIONS OF INTEREST Feb 4th, 2020

INDIE WEEK 2020 - INDEPENDENT LABEL EXPRESSIONS OF INTEREST

AIR is delighted to announce that we are once again partnering with Sounds Australia, PPCA and ARIA to deliver an Australian label delegation to attend Indie Week 2020.  ... Indie Week 2020 is an independent label focused conference hosted by A2IM (American Association of Independent Music) with a strong focus on the exploitation of master...

MERLIN AND TIKTOK AGREE TO A LANDMARK GLOBAL MUSIC LICENSING PARTNERSHIP Jan 24th, 2020

MERLIN AND TIKTOK AGREE TO A LANDMARK GLOBAL MUSIC LICENSING PARTNERSHIP

Merlin, the digital licensing hub for the world’s independent music sector, has entered into a multi-territory partnership with TikTok, the world's leading destination for short-form mobile video with a mission to inspire creativity and bring joy. ...   ... The deal is effective immediately and represents a significant music partnership. It means the world’s leading...

WIN ELECTS NEW BOARD Jan 22nd, 2020

WIN ELECTS NEW BOARD

Original article: http://winformusic.org/win-elects-new-board-of-directors/ ...   ... The Worldwide Independent Network (WIN) has announced its newly elected board of directors. Five new directors join the WIN Board: Francesca Trainini (PMI), Garry West (Compass Records), Jörg Heidemann (VUT), Lisa Levy (Robbins Entertainment),...