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,

Meet The Airbnb For Aussie Creative Spaces

Meet The Airbnb For Aussie Creative Spaces

A trio of Melbourne creatives have launched a new website that hopes to be the Airbnb for creative spaces. Cocoons allows the owners of studios,


Why Everyone Is Terrified Of “Dodgy” Aussie Streaming Service Guvera

Why Everyone Is Terrified Of “Dodgy” Aussie Streaming Service Guvera

The planned IPO of Australian music streaming service Guvera on the Australian Stock Exchange (ASX) has got local investors and tech leaders “terrified”, even claiming


Petition To Help Legendary Band Pay Off 40-Year-Old Label Debt

Petition To Help Legendary Band Pay Off 40-Year-Old Label Debt

When Napster finally took its toll on the music industry back in the early 2000s, there were just as many cheers as there were sighs.


Why Booking Peter Garrett Was A Bad Idea For Darwin Festival

Why Booking Peter Garrett Was A Bad Idea For Darwin Festival

Darwin Festival is not exactly a staple of the Australian touring circuit. Local artists rarely include it on their tour schedules and you can forget


New Aussie Band Strikes Big After Getting First Ever Song In Jetstar Ad

New Aussie Band Strikes Big After Getting First Ever Song In Jetstar Ad

Most bands have to struggle for years before they get any national attention and it takes a lot of good fortune to have your song


Meet The People Who Want to Ban Music In Pubs & Restaurants

Meet The People Who Want to Ban Music In Pubs & Restaurants

UK retail giant Marks and Spencer has announced they will be turning off the music in all of their stores, allowing shoppers to do their


Aussie Musicians Band Together To Save Community Radio

Aussie Musicians Band Together To Save Community Radio

The Australian Music Radio Airplay Project (Amrap) has rallied some of Australia’s best and beloved musicians together to #KeepCommunityRadio, after the sector was hit hard


Major Label Advertises Most Ironic Job Position Ever

Major Label Advertises Most Ironic Job Position Ever

Piracy isn’t a good thing. It’s solely responsible for the current fractured state of the global music industry. Musicians used to tour to promote albums,


Please God No: Sydney’s Lockout Laws To Go National?

Please God No: Sydney’s Lockout Laws To Go National?

If you’re not familiar with the devastating impacts and overall unpopularity of NSW’s lockout laws, you probably need to read more. Suffice it to say


Why Musicians Should Be Up In Arms About The Gov’s Latest Report

Why Musicians Should Be Up In Arms About The Gov’s Latest Report

You may have heard some rumblings about dissatisfaction brewing amongst the publishers and authors of Australia. Something about copyright and intellectual property and Tim Winton


Inside An Indie Label’s Unprecedented $50,000 Mistake

Inside An Indie Label’s Unprecedented $50,000 Mistake

In an age where record labels are struggling to sell physical albums and now even digital copies, the last thing you need is a mix-up


Meet The Busker Making $150,000 A Year

Meet The Busker Making $150,000 A Year

You may have heard that busking can actually be a pretty lucrative venture for some lucky performers. You won’t be making millions, by any means,


Blood Bath Over Mike Baird’s Vivid Sydney Facebook Post

Blood Bath Over Mike Baird’s Vivid Sydney Facebook Post

In addition to continuously implementing policies that are at best unpopular and at worst devastating, one of the most remarkable things about NSW Premier Mike


Say Hello To Australia’s Newest & Coolest Record Store

Say Hello To Australia’s Newest & Coolest Record Store

Up until now, vinyl. has been a popular online destination for Australian music lovers looking for high-quality vinyl records and occasionally a pop-up shop. But


Victorian Government Is Paying To Soundproof Live Music Venues

Victorian Government Is Paying To Soundproof Live Music Venues

Victoria has once again shown it’s the best friend Australia’s music lovers have ever had with the launch of Good Music Neighbours, a new grants


Bandcamp To Partner With ARIA In Huge Boon For Aussie Musos

Bandcamp To Partner With ARIA In Huge Boon For Aussie Musos

The ARIA charts could soon look very different thanks to ongoing negotiations between ARIA, Australia’s premier recording industry trade body, and digital service Bandcamp, who’ve




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