Category: Industry

May 18
Spotify Head of Music Alicia Sbrugnera talks Listen Local: Exclusive

With every cloud, there’s a silver lining. And the dark cloud that is the lockdown has…

May 05
Global record biz posts strong results for 2019: IFPI

The pre-COVID-19 record biz was a picture of health, new data reveals. The global…

May 01
New waveTracing SP 950 plugin dishes up iconic sampler sounds

[ratings] Happy Media https://happymag.tv waveTracing has just released its new SP 950…

Apr 28
Saudi Arabia buys $500 million stake in Live Nation, and it’s all part of a plan

Saudi Arabia has just bought a $500 million chunk of Live Nation, the world’s leading…

Apr 09
Community radio gets behind Aussie content with ‘Bloody Great’ campaign

Australia’s network of community radio stations are about to receive a regular…

Apr 06
The best Australian music magazines still making waves today

We take a look at the best Australian music magazines that are still alive and kicking…

Apr 01
What is GRID and why they’re a godsend for up-and-coming musicians in Australia

They help emerging talents earn fair representation, they strengthen local communities…

Mar 31
Studios 301 launches ‘pay it forward’ project to help musos get their tunes onto streaming platforms

In these strange days of lock-downs, long lines at Centrelink and a pause on regular…

Mar 25
Boo Seeka talk new music and explain the importance of management

I sit nestled in a booth at a café in Melbourne’s West, the smell of fresh roasted…

Mar 24
Concert tracker app now sending alerts for new gig live streams

WhatsLively is now sending concert alerts for new live streams that are being…

Mar 24
The dark Coronavirus cloud has a silver lining…if networks commit to more Aussie music

Q&A is never an easy watch. It’s essential and necessary, and not to everyone’s taste.…

Mar 23
As gov’t shuts all nightclubs and entertainment venues, live sector warns ‘death knell’ will ring without funding

$650 million. That’s what the gig economy needs if it’s to pull through these lean,…

Mar 18
How Australian music companies are combating the Coronavirus

These here are crazy times. As the global health emergency spreads, nothing feels…

Mar 15
I Lost My Gig Australia is here for those losing work in times of crisis

I Lost My Gig Australia is here to help those in the music industry losing work at…

Mar 13
SOUNDS AUSTRALIA to host first ever live streamed showcase event

If any organisation was going to ensure the extraordinary cancellation of SXSW didn’t…

Mar 13
Live industry calls for government response as concerts cancel, warns ‘we expect this to get worse’

With the Coronavirus stripping hundreds of millions of dollars — and thousands of jobs…

Mar 12
ICMP board gathers in Australia for first time: Check out what happened

The Coronavirus outbreak is ruining the party, but it didn’t stop the music publishing…

Mar 09
Are Australian artist managers at crisis point?

Australia’s community of artist managers is at “crisis point,” with so many of its…

Mar 04
QUIZ: How well do you know these music industry giants?

The music industry has undergone a heck-load of rearrangement and evolution in the…