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...

APRA AMCOS WELCOMES REPORT ON THE MUSIC AND ARTS ECONOMY IN AUS Nov 15th, 2018

APRA AMCOS WELCOMES REPORT ON THE MUSIC AND ARTS ECONOMY IN AUS

The NSW Parliament has tabled its report into the music and arts economy today. APRA AMCOS welcomes the report, which includes an abundance of recommendations to support live music infrastructure, programs and funding in NSW, and the revitalisation of live music in regional areas. ... Amongst the 60 recommendations, we particularly applaud recommendations ... To appoint...

AUSMUSIC TSHIRT DAY Nov 15th, 2018

AUSMUSIC TSHIRT DAY

Ausmusic T-Shirt Day is only 1 DAY away so get out your favourite Ausmusic t-shirt and get ready to help artists and music workers in need. This is Support Act’s big money raising day, and we invite you to help us spread the love far and wide by getting your workplace involved, and/or your social media networks. Just visit the Ausmusic T-Shirt...

ENTRIES EXTENDED FOR QMA'S AND BILLY THORPE SCHOLARSHIP Nov 13th, 2018

ENTRIES EXTENDED FOR QMA'S AND BILLY THORPE SCHOLARSHIP

Queensland songwriters have today been gifted a one-week extension to enter their songs & videos in the 2019 Queensland Music Awards. The new deadline is midnight Monday November 19, 2018, providing a grace period for those racing to the finish line on new work. ... Already the 2019 awards have enjoyed a flood of published and unpublished...

APRA AMCOS’ PROFESSIONAL DEVELOPMENT SERIES FOR WOMEN LAUNCHES Oct 30th, 2018

APRA AMCOS’ PROFESSIONAL DEVELOPMENT SERIES FOR WOMEN LAUNCHES

APRA AMCOS kicked off its new Professional Development Series for Women to an enthusiastic audience at their Brisbane office. The national event series features Next Act Coaching’s Viv Fantin presenting her popular interactive workshop ‘Tune Out Your Inner Critic’ for the organisation’s songwriter, composer and...

THE AGE MUSIC VICTORIA AWARDS 2018 NOMINEES REVEALED Oct 30th, 2018

THE AGE MUSIC VICTORIA AWARDS 2018 NOMINEES REVEALED

Co-presented by vital community radio stations Triple R 102.7FM and PBS 106.7FM, the evening will be hosted by beloved radio presenters Lyndelle Wilkinson and Chris Gill and will invite industry to gather, reflect and celebrate another successful year for Victorian music, with live performers and the Hall Of Fame induction to be announced in early...