2020 AIR AWARDS NOMINEES ANNOUNCED Jul 7th, 2020

2020 AIR AWARDS NOMINEES ANNOUNCED

Thanks to the continued support from the South Australian Government, AIR is thrilled to return to the UNESCO City of Music this October for its annual AIR Awards and Indie-Con Australia Conference. ... Innovation and Skills Minister David Pisoni said the South Australian Government is proud to be a major partner for both Indie-Con and the AIR Awards. ... “The Indie-Con Australia...

AIR PRESENTS INAUGURAL WOMEN IN MUSIC PROGRAM Jun 24th, 2020

AIR PRESENTS INAUGURAL WOMEN IN MUSIC PROGRAM

The Australian Independent Labels Association (AIR) is thrilled to present the inaugural Women in Music Mentor program thanks to support from the Australian Government.The Women in Music Mentor program is a four-year nation-wide mentoring and training program aimed at empowering women in the Australian music industry. The program is open to all female, female-identifying and non-binary...

AIR ANNOUNCES NATIONAL MARKET SHARE ANALYSIS OF THE AUSTRALIAN INDEPENDENT MUSIC SECTOR Jun 17th, 2020

AIR ANNOUNCES NATIONAL MARKET SHARE ANALYSIS OF THE AUSTRALIAN INDEPENDENT MUSIC SECTOR

...   ... The Australian Independent recorded music sector generated $183 million of revenue in the 2018/19 year up from $153 million in the 2014/15 year. Market share also increased to 31% ... AIR engaged Deloitte Access Economics to collect data from independent record labels and distributors in Australia, asking them about their operations in 2018-19 and comparing data to...

AUSTRALIA’S MUSIC INDUSTRY PUTS OUT AN SOS IN OPEN LETTER TO GOVERNMENT Jun 10th, 2020

AUSTRALIA’S MUSIC INDUSTRY PUTS OUT AN SOS IN OPEN LETTER TO GOVERNMENT

“Australian music is a proud national asset that entertains, comforts, and uplifts our communities. It helps to define who we are as a nation, is a central pillar of our health and wellbeing and is a key driver of learning in schools. Our artists and industry are always there to come to the aid of our nation during a crisis. Now it is time for the nation to come to our...

AIR INDIE D.I.Y MAY 2020 May 28th, 2020

AIR INDIE D.I.Y MAY 2020

Australian Independent Record Labels Association (AIR) were joined by PPCA as they presented insights into being independent. ... During this 1 hour webinar we heard updates from both AIR and PPCA which was followed by a panel discussion between independent artist and label guests who have had great success doing it on their own terms in the independent sector. ... Panelists...

ABC LAUNCHES $5MILLION DOLLAR DEVELOPMENT FUND May 7th, 2020

ABC LAUNCHES $5MILLION DOLLAR DEVELOPMENT FUND

‘Level Up’ your music career with triple j Unearthed grants during COVID-19 ... Today triple j announced an initiative to help emerging artists take their career to the next level by providing a series of triple j Unearthed Level Up Grants. ... These grants, which are part of the ABC’s wider Fresh Start Fund, were designed in...

WHITE SKY STIMULUS SUPPORT SUMMARY Apr 21st, 2020

WHITE SKY STIMULUS SUPPORT SUMMARY

White Sky has formulated this indispensable information guide to help the Australian Music industry workers and businesses through the current shutdown. ... For information and advice on the COVID-19 stimulus support currently available through Jobseeker, cash boosts for workers, ATO extensions and interest waivers, individual support initiatives and early Superannuation access...

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...

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...