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 Already the 2019 awards have enjoyed a flood of published and unpublished...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...

AUSTRALIA ANNOUNCED AS REEPERBAHN FOCUS COUNTRY FOR 2019 Oct 2nd, 2018

AUSTRALIA ANNOUNCED AS REEPERBAHN FOCUS COUNTRY FOR 2019

Australia has been announced as the focus country at Reeperbahn Festival 2019 (Hamburg, 18th – 21st September 2019). With Germany overtaking the UK as the largest music market in Europe, and the third largest globally (behind the USA and Japan), the opportunity for Australian artists and industry to make inroads in the territory is ripe.SOUNDS AUSTRALIA will be producing a suite...

2018 AIR AWARDS NOMINEE SPOTLIGHT - MILK! RECORDS, JEN CLOHER Jul 25th, 2018

2018 AIR AWARDS NOMINEE SPOTLIGHT - MILK! RECORDS, JEN CLOHER

Sweeping the nominations with BEST INDEPENDENT ARTIST, BEST INDEPENDENT ALBUM OR EP is Jen Cloher, and her label Milk! Records is nominated for BEST LABEL. ... "A modern day Patti Smith whose brutally honest, politically charged lyrics mark her out as one of the most interesting and important artists of her day.” - The Independent (UK) ... “It’s...

2018 AIR AWARDS NOMINEE SPOTLIGHT - KING GIZZARD AND THE LIZARD WIZARD Jul 24th, 2018

2018 AIR AWARDS NOMINEE SPOTLIGHT - KING GIZZARD AND THE LIZARD WIZARD

Nominated in the BEST HARD ROCK, HEAVY OR PUNK ALBUM, is King Gizzard and the Lizard Wizard for Murder of the Universe. ... King Gizzard & the Lizard Wizard's sense of unfettered sonic exploration makes them easy to mistake for a long-forgotten relic of the psych explosion of the '60s. With a far-out sound that, at times, feels barely held together, King Gizzard evoke the...

2018 AIR AWARDS NOMINEE SPOTLIGHT - THE JUNGLE GIANTS Jul 23rd, 2018

2018 AIR AWARDS NOMINEE SPOTLIGHT - THE JUNGLE GIANTS

Sweeping this year's nominations for BEST INDEPENDENT ARTIST, BEST INDEPENDENT ALBUM OR EP AND BREAKTHROUGH ARTIST OF THE YEAR,  are The Jungle Giants for Quiet Ferocity. ... Listen to The Jungle Giants third studio album Quiet Ferocity and one thing becomes clear: they’ve found their sound.  ... The band – featuring Sam Hales on vocals/guitar, Cesira Aitken on...

2018 AIR AWARDS NOMINEE SPOTLIGHT - BLISS N ESO Jul 21st, 2018

2018 AIR AWARDS NOMINEE SPOTLIGHT - BLISS N ESO

Nominated in this years awards in the BEST HIP-HOP ALBUM OR EP category is Bliss N Eso for Off The Grid. ... One of Australia’s most-loved groups, Bliss n Eso have achieved much since 2004's debut, Flowers In The Pavement. They've broken records, won ARIA and APRA awards, staged spectacular live shows, and toured internationally. ... Celebrating their third consecutive debut...

2018 AIR AWARDS NOMINEE SPOTLIGHT - MY NAME IS NOBODY Jul 20th, 2018

2018 AIR AWARDS NOMINEE SPOTLIGHT - MY NAME IS NOBODY

Nominated in this year's awards in the BEST INDEPENDENT JAZZ ALBUM OR EP category, is My Name Is Nobody. ... My Name is Nobody uses the lush textures of the pedal steel guitar, the endless sonic possibilities of the keyboards and the hypnotic properties of the drum beat to create sounds to get completely lost in. “My name is Nobody” is a sonic break from a complicated,...

2018 AIR AWARDS NOMINEE SPOTLIGHT - ABC MUSIC, CAITLYN SHADBOLT, LEE KERNAGHAN, ALL OUR EXES LIVE IN TEXAS, KATE MILLER-HEIDKE AND HALFWAY Jul 19th, 2018

2018 AIR AWARDS NOMINEE SPOTLIGHT - ABC MUSIC, CAITLYN SHADBOLT, LEE KERNAGHAN, ALL OUR EXES LIVE IN TEXAS, KATE MILLER-HEIDKE AND HALFWAY

This year's BEST LABEL nominee, ABC Music, has a whopping five nominees in three different categories. ... With Halfway, Caitlyn Shadbolt and Lee Kernaghan up for BEST INDEPENDENT COUNTRY ALBUM OR EP with Live at The Triffid, Songs on My Sleeve and The 25th Anniversary Album, Kate Miller-Heidke and The Sydney Symphony Orchestra up for BEST CLASSICAL ALBUM OR EP with Kate...

2018 AIR AWARDS AND INDIE-CON AUSTRALIA PARTNERSHIP Jul 18th, 2018

2018 AIR AWARDS AND INDIE-CON AUSTRALIA PARTNERSHIP

AIR is proud to announce that the global independent rights agency Merlin is a supporting partner of the AIR Awards and the Indie-con Conference.In celebration of its 10th anniversary Merlin is also providing the winner of AIR’S 2018 OUTSTANDING ACHIEVEMENT AWARD – with a $5,000 cash prize to be used for professional/business...