LIttle BIGSOUND Announces Big Program

The fifth annual Little BIGSOUND music forum has announced its official speaker line-up today, providing young people aged 15-25 with an amazing list of top industry speakers to discuss careers in the music business. Joining the stellar industry line up is a carefully curated list of local artists, including Dean McGrath (Rolls Bayce), Jarryd Shuker (Art of Sleeping), Sahara Beck and Danny Kenneally (As Paradise Falls) who will help provide vital insight from the artist’s perspective.


What Makes Art “Excellent” In The Age Of Austerity?

QMusic Executive Officer, Joel Edmondson The Federal Arts Minister and Attorney General, Senator George Brandis, announced this week that $104.7million will be diverted from the Australia Council for the Arts to establish ‘The National Programme for Excellence in the Arts’, ostensibly because he believes that the Australia Council has a monopoly it does not deserve. The Attorney General will oversee the new program, assuming an unprecedented level of control over the cultural life of our nation.


BIGSOUND Announces Peter Garrett, Brother Ali, 20+ A&R Execs

This year’s BIGSOUND music industry gathering in September has launched with two fascinating keynotes and a gaggle of talent spotting executives from across the music industry including live bookers, labels, publishers and more.