Tag: The Industry Observer

Feb 14
20 tips from 20 years observing the music industry

Valentine’s Day has a little piece of my heart, though I’m as romantic as a mudflap.…

Feb 07
Orbit DJ Retreats return to Ibiza for two rounds, Australia expansion on the cards

Orbit DJ Retreats are back for another lap, this time in two separate phases. After…

Feb 07
Warner Music Group files for IPO, should you buy stocks?

Warner Music Group is taking the public route, again. Late Thursday, the music giant…

Feb 03
Rolling Stone Australia launches online today

Following the announcement of its return to the local market in November, Rolling…

Jan 24
How the Australian music scene banded together in the bushfire crisis

How the Australian music scene banded together in a time of crisis, and how that…

Jan 14
Q&A: Potts Point Hotel on the ‘huge win’ of scrapping ID scanners

It’s a new year, a new decade. And from today, a fresh start for Sydney’s night…

Jan 08
Report: Aussies shifting from infringing copyrighted music

A new Australian consumer survey from the Department of Communications and the Arts…

Dec 16
Watch: New video shows NSW police physically forcing drug dog to sit

A brand new video has surfaced of NSW police physically forcing a drug dog to sit, and…

Dec 09
How much your favourite international acts made from Spotify in 2019

It’s that special time of year when most of us are getting the decorations up,…

Dec 09
Fans allege Spotify have removed Brand New from their Wrapped lists

Fans of emo rock outfit Brand New are reportedly experiencing a blackout, with Spotify…

Dec 09
Request Artists has arrived to make booking artists easier than ever before

Australia now has a new marketplace for booking local DJs and artists for your event,…

Dec 08
How much have your favourite Aussie acts made from streaming this year?

The last few days have seen an abundance of music fans sharing their streaming stats…

Nov 27
6 essential lessons from YouTube’s Director of Urban Music, Tuma Basa

ARIA’s annual Masterclass series today did not disappoint, and it showed off the…

Nov 26
Spotify Australia has made its allyship stance clear

In an article published in 2018, Forbes described allyship as “a lifelong process of…

Nov 21
Here are the full list of Music Victoria Awards winners

Last night, some of Victoria’s most important artists, releases, venues and festivals…

Nov 21
YouTube’s Director of Urban Music to deliver Masterclass for ARIA Week

Each year, ARIA create memorable live music experiences and conversations for its…

Nov 14
A manager’s alarming hourly rate and contract red-flags outlined at EMC

The annual Electronic Music Conference kicked off yesterday (Nov. 13) with a full day…

Nov 14
Tencent built a paywall to convert listeners to paid subscriptions… and it’s working

Here’s something you won’t read every day. Tencent is copying Rupert Murdoch. Sure,…

Nov 07
How Victoria took the lead from NSW as the biggest live music state

New figures from Live Performance Australia show that NSW has been deposed as the live…

Sep 16
The new face of the Australian music industry has arrived

The global music industry is in a current state of reckoning. Post-#metoo, post pay…