Plenty of news from the industry circles this week, mainly in the opportunity area, with a chance to get grants galores care of The Hilltop Hoods or The Australia Council for the Arts. Push Songs also are giving a chance to get songwriting tips and advice for aspiring musicians. Also, CMJ applications have opened and Simon Crean appoints a new director of Sounds Australia. All this, and a historic event in the ARIA charts on The State Of Affairs this week.
Hello and welcome back to our weekly wrap of music industry shenanigans that have happened around Australia (and the world). It’s been a few sleepy weeks with Santa bringing all kinds of things for everyone. Everyone seems to now be busily making tunes or wheeling’ deals again, so let’s get into the thick of things.
This week: ARIA action for 2012 and in the last week, more Australian acts announced for SXSW, and a new crowd-funding site specifically for musicians to fund albums, projects and videos.
This week in the column: news on the upcoming ARIA Awards, the Screen Music Awards get awarded, and Jonti gets signed to a huge deal with Universal.
After a week away, it’s time now to delve into what’s been happening in the world of industry once again. This week: conferences ahoy! The ARIA Week announces its events prior to its big awards show, and Gossling gets signed to Dew Process, plus more.
In this week's edition: Karise Eden ploughs on at the top of the charts, For All Eternity, Violent Soho & The Janoskins all get signed to record deals, and SxSW starts revving up and calls for applications for attendees.
In This Issue: Ed Hale Signs publishing deal with Fieldhouse Music/BMG, Chugg received Musexpo’s International Music Person of the Year Award, Jagermeister Charts, Bigsound, Sound Summit applications open, Redbull Bedroom Jam, WAMi Free Events announced, ARIA Charts,Joel Madden added to Song Summit panel, Wunderkind partners with Mushroom Group, Van She Music Video Competition, 100 Songs artist and producers chosen, The Blogster Awards, Brett Gurewitz receives Independent Spirit Award.
In This Issue: 2012 Queensland Music Awards, Aria Charts, Voting now open for Astra Awards, Your Shot 2012 Dj Competition announced, Channel V’s Buzz Artist, Amp Fest 2012 entry details, WAMI Festival Opening and Closing Party, Seed Fund workshops underway, The Jagermeister Independent Music Charts, APRA Music Award Nominees are out!
In This Issue: Missy Higgins joins Song Summit 2012, WAMi Festival Music Business COnference, One Direction and Carly Rae Jepsen hit #1 in the ARIA Charts,Roots new punk club opens in Sydney,introducing The Hub label,WAM song of the year workshops,Paradise Club Mykonos,Deezer launches in Australia,iiNet case thrown out of court,and Jack White to write film score for Disney feature film.
In This Issue:Red Bull Bedroom Jam comp, National Jazz Awards, GOYTE tops US Charts, Jagermeister Independent Music Charts, Big Sound 2012 announced, Pop Frenzy joins Co-Op, Jinja Safari sign with International booker The Agency Group, ARIA Charts, WAMi Award Nominees announced, Jeff Lang wins National Folk Recording Award, Ch V Buzz Artists segment going live, the Annual Record store gets under way, read Molly’s open letter to the public, The Entertainment Centre to be demolishes, Levon Helm dies aged 71, Arcadia signs endorsement deal with MYBROTHERSKEEPER and more…
In This Issue: Madonna on top again, Ne-Yo to receive Hal David Starlight Award, QUT extends 100 Songs application, Carly Rae Jepsen and One Direction hit #1 in the ARIA charts..