How One Local Hero Saved The Tivoli

How One Local Hero Saved The Tivoli

As Brisbanites are forced to grow accustomed to living under the newly enforced lockout laws, the city’s live music scene is bracing itself for some

Melbourne Just Lost One Of Its Most Beloved Live Music Venues

Melbourne Just Lost One Of Its Most Beloved Live Music Venues

Just weeks after the closure of Shebeen, Melbourne has sadly lost yet another much loved live music venue, with the management of the Shadow Electric


Google Basically Just Killed Every Lyrics Website On The Internet

Google Basically Just Killed Every Lyrics Website On The Internet

Google is about to make finding lyrics to your favourite songs way more convenient and probably put a lot of lyrics websites out of business


Falls Festival Announces Brand New Location For 2017

Falls Festival Announces Brand New Location For 2017

The organisers of Falls Music & Arts Festival have announced they will be bringing the beloved Aussie event to Western Australia in 2017. Falls Downtown,


Reality TV Star Charged With Defrauding Aussie Touring Scene

Reality TV Star Charged With Defrauding Aussie Touring Scene

We’ve written about dodgy promoters and even artists looking to make a sly buck off Australia’s events industry before, but now a US reality TV


How Much You Can Make As A Tribute Act In Australia

How Much You Can Make As A Tribute Act In Australia

It may not be the dream of many an aspiring musician, but there’s money to be made in the world of tribute acts and if


SXSW Opens 2017 Submissions For Aussie Artists

SXSW Opens 2017 Submissions For Aussie Artists

SXSW, the annual conference of music, film, culture, and arts in Austin, Texas, has announced the opening of its 2016 submissions for Australian artists and


Fate Of 17 Aussie Venues Uncertain After Company Collapse

Fate Of 17 Aussie Venues Uncertain After Company Collapse

The fate of some 17 Australian live music venues and night spots is now looking uncertain as The Keystone Group, the group behind venues like


The Truth About Million Dollar Record Label Deals

The Truth About Million Dollar Record Label Deals

Whilst the internet has opened up previously unimaginable DIY pathways to success for bands and musicians, many artists still covet that legendary seven-figure major label


Another Day, Another Awesome New Live Music Venue Coming To Melbourne

Another Day, Another Awesome New Live Music Venue Coming To Melbourne

To paraphrase Jan Brady, “Melbourne, Melbourne, Melbourne!” It’s always about Melbourne, isn’t it? It’s not enough that it’s free of lockout laws and has politicians


How To Make Your Start In The Aussie Music Industry A Little Easier

How To Make Your Start In The Aussie Music Industry A Little Easier

Following the huge response to their 2015 fundraising campaign, the organisers of The Seed Fund have announced the launch of their 2016 grants round. Applications


Stephen Colbert Just Tore Ticketmaster A New One

Stephen Colbert Just Tore Ticketmaster A New One

We love it whenever Stephen Colbert weighs in on music industry issues because it combines our two favourite things: music and Stephen Colbert weighing in


How The Government Gets In The Way Of Aussie Live Music

How The Government Gets In The Way Of Aussie Live Music

Lockout laws, whether in Sydney or in Queensland, have become the go-to boogeyman for governmental overreach as far as Australia’s live music scene is concerned.


A New Way For Melbourne Musos To Get Their Foot In The Door

A New Way For Melbourne Musos To Get Their Foot In The Door

One of the hardest parts of launching a music career is just getting your foot in the door, but GRID (Grass Roots Indie Development), a


Even The Wiggles Are Hitting Out At Scalpers Now

Even The Wiggles Are Hitting Out At Scalpers Now

We knew ticket scalpers were the scum of the earth, but there really are no limits to how low they’ll sink to make an easy,


Lawyers Find 400-Year-Old Song That Sounds Just Like ‘Stairway To Heaven’

Lawyers Find 400-Year-Old Song That Sounds Just Like ‘Stairway To Heaven’

Led Zeppelin are in a bit of trouble at the moment. They’re currently in court fighting allegations that they ripped off their iconic tune ‘Stairway


How An Aussie Streaming Service Turned Into An Impending Disaster

How An Aussie Streaming Service Turned Into An Impending Disaster

Guvera, Australia’s most prominent homegrown streaming service, has been a car crash in slow motion for some time now. The fact that there’s been trouble




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