ARIAs Targeting Big International Stars For Celebration Of Aussie Music

ARIAs Targeting Big International Stars For Celebration Of Aussie Music

The Australian music industry’s top award and the actual Australian music industry have a fraught relationship at the best of times, but at the end

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


Which Musicians Have Stayed Popular The Longest?

Which Musicians Have Stayed Popular The Longest?

One of the biggest problems with today’s music industry, or at the least one of the most oft-repeated gripes, is the fact that listeners and


US Singer Has A Warning For Aussie Bands Touring Asia

US Singer Has A Warning For Aussie Bands Touring Asia

Kina Grannis is a popular US singer and songwriter with a strong following on social media and she has a warning for any artists hoping


Stereosonic Has Officially Gone Into Administration

Stereosonic Has Officially Gone Into Administration

After announcing a one-year hiatus, it looks like Stereosonic may not be coming back after all, or at least not as we know it. According


The Most Streamed Aussie Artist & Album Ever Revealed

The Most Streamed Aussie Artist & Album Ever Revealed

Spotify are celebrating their fourth birthday in Australia this week and they’re marking the occasion by looking back at four years’ worth of streaming stats,


Why The Future Of The Palais Has The Aussie Music Industry Scared & Angry

Why The Future Of The Palais Has The Aussie Music Industry Scared & Angry

Australian music industry icon Michael Chugg is one of several local industry stakeholders to come out against the possibility of US touring giant Live Nation


Bandcamp Is Doing A Lot Better Than The Rest Of The Music Industry

Bandcamp Is Doing A Lot Better Than The Rest Of The Music Industry

We’ve long preached the gospel of Bandcamp, highlighting the ways in which allows independent artists and record labels to take control of their careers and


Aussie Music Shop Named One Of The Best In The World

Aussie Music Shop Named One Of The Best In The World

Port Macquarie is now officially home to one of the best music shops in the world. Port Mac Guitars has been selected as one of


Triple J Reveal How Not To Get Your Songs Played On Unearthed

Triple J Reveal How Not To Get Your Songs Played On Unearthed

We’ve spoken at length about what an incredible platform triple j Unearthed is for young, up-and-coming Australian musicians and bands, giving them a chance to




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