$30.9M COMMITTED TO MUSIC DEVELOPMENT Apr 2nd, 2019

$30.9M COMMITTED TO MUSIC DEVELOPMENT

The Morrison Government has committed $30.9 million in new funding for more live music and to create more opportunities for Australia’s artists to compete in a global industry. ... The Australian Music Industry Package will provide funding for a range of measures which include grants to assist Australian small businesses to host more live music and new mentoring programs to...

TINA ARENA APPOINTED TO AUSTRALIA COUNCIL BOARD Mar 22nd, 2019

TINA ARENA APPOINTED TO AUSTRALIA COUNCIL BOARD

AIR congratulates Tina Arena on her appointment to the Australia Council board. ... Ms. Arena will sit as a member for three years and brings with her significant experience in all areas of performance as a high-profile singer-songwriter responsible for some of the highest selling Australian releases, an ARIA hall-of-famer, and an actress and music thespian currently touring Evita...

MIDEM 2019: THE INTERNATIONAL B2B MUSIC MARKET – CALL FOR EXPRESSIONS OF INTEREST – DUE DATE: SUNDAY 31 MARCH 2019 Mar 19th, 2019

MIDEM 2019: THE INTERNATIONAL B2B MUSIC MARKET – CALL FOR EXPRESSIONS OF INTEREST – DUE DATE: SUNDAY 31 MARCH 2019

The Australian Independent Record Labels Association (AIR) are now seeking expressions of interest from Victorian independent labels to attend Midem, from 4-7 June 2019 which will be held at Palais des Festivals in Cannes, France. ... Midem is the leading international event for the global music community. With four days of music conferences, professional development and business...

 EUROPEAN PARLIAMENT NEWS Mar 14th, 2019

EUROPEAN PARLIAMENT NEWS

The eyes of Australian labels and artists are on the European Parliament as they move to vote through a radical realignment of the application of copyright rules to platforms in Europe. ... For the first time anywhere in the world, there would be legislation clarifying that user-upload services are covered by copyright. Platforms giving access to large amounts of copyright protected...

INDIE WEEK 2019: CONFERENCE FOR INDEPENDENT LABELS IN NYC – CALL FOR EXPRESSIONS OF INTEREST Feb 12th, 2019

INDIE WEEK 2019: CONFERENCE FOR INDEPENDENT LABELS IN NYC – CALL FOR EXPRESSIONS OF INTEREST

AIR, SOUNDS AUSTRALIA and PPCA are now seeking expressions of interest from Australian independent labels to take part in an Australian delegation to attend Indie Week 2019, an independent label focused conference hosted by A2IM (American Association of Independent Music) from June 17-20 2019 at New York Law School (185 West Broadway, New York, NY) ... Indie Week is a member-only...

2019 FAST TRACK FELLOWSHIP RECIPIENT ANNOUNCED Dec 18th, 2018

2019 FAST TRACK FELLOWSHIP RECIPIENT ANNOUNCED

The Australian Independent Record Labels Association (AIR) is thrilled to announce the recipient of the 2019 Fast Track Fellowship program is Rhianon Damas. Thanks to funding from the VMDO, Rhianon will spend two months between January 2019 and May 2019 embedded within a high-functioning global music company. The program will establish strong links to key international...

ALISON WENHAM, WIN CEO DEPARTS Dec 18th, 2018

ALISON WENHAM, WIN CEO DEPARTS

AIR wishes to extend our gratitude to WIN CEO, Alison Wenham, who announced her departure from WIN on Thursday.  ... After twelve years at the helm of The Worldwide Independent Network (WIN), the global forum for the professional independent music industry, Alison Wenham is stepping down as Chief Executive of the organisation. ... Prior to joining WIN full time in 2016 Alison was...

WINTEL 2018: WIN ANNOUNCES NEW GLOBAL MARKET SHARE Dec 4th, 2018

WINTEL 2018: WIN ANNOUNCES NEW GLOBAL MARKET SHARE

...  THE WORLDWIDE INDEPENDENT NETWORK (WIN) ANNOUNCES NEW GLOBAL MARKET SHARE ANALYSIS OF THE INDEPENDENT MUSIC SECTOR ...   ... Independent record labels now represent 39.9% of global recorded music market share in 2017 with global revenue of £6.9BN ...   ... Independent label streaming revenues grew by 46% in 2017 ...   ... WINTEL 2018 is the third report...

THE AGE MUSIC VICTORIA AWARDS 2018 WINNERS Nov 27th, 2018

THE AGE MUSIC VICTORIA AWARDS 2018 WINNERS

The 2018 edition of The Age Music Victoria Awards was certainly one to remember. Settling into a new home at The Melbourne Recital Centre, the Victorian music industry gathered to recognise the outstanding achievements of our state’s music community and celebrate the best releases, performers, venues, and festivals of the past 12 months. The Age Music Victoria...

ARIA BOARD MOVE DIVERSITY AND INCLUSIVITY PROPOSAL Nov 27th, 2018

ARIA BOARD MOVE DIVERSITY AND INCLUSIVITY PROPOSAL

The Australian Recording Industry Association (ARIA) has officially confirmed that its members supported a proposal from the ARIA Board designed to increase diversity and inclusiveness.  The ARIA constitution has consequently been amended to potentially double the size of the Board and provide the Board with the discretion to directly appoint both (a) an additional ARIA...

APRA AMCOS 2019 ART MUSIC FUND Nov 19th, 2018

APRA AMCOS 2019 ART MUSIC FUND

Funding brave new works that will live onFor the fourth consecutive year, Australian and New Zealand art music composers are encouraged to apply for a share in A$100,000 worth of funding to create new commissioned work thanks to the APRA AMCOS Art Music Fund. ... Applications are now open and will close 20 February 2019 at 5:00pm AEDT. ... The funding pool of...