QMusic Broadcast http://www.qmusic.com.au/ News about the Queensland Music Industry #dateformat("#getarticles.publication_date#","ddd, dd mmm yyyy")# #timeformat("#getarticles.publication_date#","HH:mm:ss")# en-us Hottest 100 Winners! http://www.qmusic.com.au/dsp_broadcastarticle.cfm?articleID=11220 <p><strong>triple j&#39;s Hottest 100</strong> has once again come and gone, and once again there was a very strong showing from QLD acts, including a massive 4 entries for local favourites <strong>The Jungle Giants</strong>.</p> Thu, 08 Feb 2018 16:37:00 http://www.qmusic.com.au/dsp_broadcastarticle.cfm?articleID=11220 Put Us First Fest http://www.qmusic.com.au/dsp_broadcastarticle.cfm?articleID=11218 <p>Start Queensland Women&#39;s Week with <strong>Put Us First Fest</strong>, an all ages day of workshops for women and non-binary folks who want to pursue music, whether it&rsquo;s their hobby, passion project or career.</p> Thu, 08 Feb 2018 15:47:00 http://www.qmusic.com.au/dsp_broadcastarticle.cfm?articleID=11218 US Chart Success for QLD Songwriter http://www.qmusic.com.au/dsp_broadcastarticle.cfm?articleID=11215 <p>23-year-old Queenslander&nbsp;<strong>Azure</strong>&nbsp;(real name&nbsp;<strong>Ash Waterman</strong>) has been storming the&nbsp;<strong>US Billboard Dance Club Songs </strong>chart, with debut single <em><strong>Too Late</strong></em> climbing to <strong>#22</strong> this week.</p> Thu, 08 Feb 2018 14:04:00 http://www.qmusic.com.au/dsp_broadcastarticle.cfm?articleID=11215 Brad Butcher Wins Golden Guitar http://www.qmusic.com.au/dsp_broadcastarticle.cfm?articleID=11214 <p>Queensland country singer <strong>Brad Butcher</strong> has taken home his first <strong>Golden Guitar</strong>, winning the Qantaslink Best New Talent award at the <strong>Tamworth Country Music Awards</strong>.</p> Thu, 08 Feb 2018 12:46:00 http://www.qmusic.com.au/dsp_broadcastarticle.cfm?articleID=11214 QMAs Entries Close for Another Year http://www.qmusic.com.au/dsp_broadcastarticle.cfm?articleID=11211 <p><strong>QMusic</strong> would like to extend a&nbsp;huge thanks and congratulations to all of the amazing Queensland talent who&nbsp;entered&nbsp;the <strong>2018</strong>&nbsp;<strong>Queensland Music Awards</strong>. Our judges now begin the mammoth task of selecting this year&#39;s finalists, to be announced in April.</p> Thu, 08 Feb 2018 10:50:00 http://www.qmusic.com.au/dsp_broadcastarticle.cfm?articleID=11211 Support Act Partner With Levi's http://www.qmusic.com.au/dsp_broadcastarticle.cfm?articleID=11212 <p>Denim brand <strong>Levi&rsquo;s</strong> have thrown their support behind renowned music industry charity <strong>Support Act </strong>with a new partnership announced this week.</p> Thu, 08 Feb 2018 09:00:00 http://www.qmusic.com.au/dsp_broadcastarticle.cfm?articleID=11212 Music Cities Convention Comes To Aus http://www.qmusic.com.au/dsp_broadcastarticle.cfm?articleID=11219 <p><strong>Music Cities Convention</strong> is heading to Melbourne for its first ever Australasian edition! Tickets are on sale now for the two 2 day event, taking place in April and featuring some of the best music industry minds from all over the world.</p> Thu, 08 Feb 2018 09:00:00 http://www.qmusic.com.au/dsp_broadcastarticle.cfm?articleID=11219 First Nations Producer - BIGSOUND http://www.qmusic.com.au/dsp_broadcastarticle.cfm?articleID=11210 <p>QMusic seeks a suitably experienced and qualified <strong>First Nations Producer</strong> to assist with the delivery and development of <strong>BIGSOUND</strong>. This exciting new role&nbsp;his has been created for a person of Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander descent. We encourage individuals from the <strong>Turrbal and Jagera peoples</strong> to apply. <strong>Applications close Feb 16.</strong></p> Mon, 29 Jan 2018 16:01:00 http://www.qmusic.com.au/dsp_broadcastarticle.cfm?articleID=11210 2018 JP Partnership http://www.qmusic.com.au/dsp_broadcastarticle.cfm?articleID=11213 <p>For the fifth year running <strong>APRA AMCOS </strong>have teamed up with beloved Aussie singer-songwriter <strong>Josh Pyke</strong> to deliver the <strong>2018 JP Partnership</strong>, awarding one lucky musician invaluable mentorship plus a <strong>$7500</strong> grant to help develop their career.</p> Sun, 28 Jan 2018 12:30:00 http://www.qmusic.com.au/dsp_broadcastarticle.cfm?articleID=11213 Indie Week 2018 Expressions of Interest http://www.qmusic.com.au/dsp_broadcastarticle.cfm?articleID=11216 <p><strong>AIR</strong>, <strong>Sounds Australia</strong> and <strong>PPCA</strong> are now seeking expressions of interest from Australian independent labels to take part in an Australian delegation to attend <strong>Indie Week 2018</strong>, an independent label focused conference hosted by <strong>A2IM</strong> (American Association of Independent Music) from June 18-21 at The Clemente in New York City.</p> Sun, 28 Jan 2018 12:00:00 http://www.qmusic.com.au/dsp_broadcastarticle.cfm?articleID=11216 Music Tech: Collider Accelerator http://www.qmusic.com.au/dsp_broadcastarticle.cfm?articleID=11217 <p><strong>QUT Creative Enterprise Australia&rsquo;s</strong> (CEA) <strong>Collider Accelerator</strong> is back for 2018,&nbsp;with creative tech startups invited to apply for the opportunity to receive an investment of <strong>$30,000</strong>! If you have a brillliant music tech idea this is your chance to make it real!</p> Sun, 28 Jan 2018 09:00:00 http://www.qmusic.com.au/dsp_broadcastarticle.cfm?articleID=11217 LAST CHANCE Vanda & Young Comp http://www.qmusic.com.au/dsp_broadcastarticle.cfm?articleID=11187 <p>QLD songwriters entering the&nbsp;<strong>Vanda &amp; Young Songwriting Competition </strong>need to act fast, with entries closing next week on <strong>Thursday&nbsp;Feb 15. </strong>Submit your songs now for a shot at the <strong>$50,000 grand prize!&nbsp;&nbsp;</strong></p> Sun, 28 Jan 2018 08:00:00 http://www.qmusic.com.au/dsp_broadcastarticle.cfm?articleID=11187 LAST CHANCE Art Music Fund http://www.qmusic.com.au/dsp_broadcastarticle.cfm?articleID=11197 <p>In recognition of the limited opportunities for art music composers to have their works performed, APRA AMCOS has initiated the Art Music Fund. A total pool of<strong>&nbsp;A$100,000&nbsp;per annum</strong> is on offer to provide&nbsp;funding for composers to create commissioned work that is complemented by an exploitation program. Want to apply? You&#39;d better hurry, <strong>applications close&nbsp;Feb 20!</strong></p> Sat, 27 Jan 2018 15:32:00 http://www.qmusic.com.au/dsp_broadcastarticle.cfm?articleID=11197 New Year, New Website! http://www.qmusic.com.au/dsp_broadcastarticle.cfm?articleID=11209 <p>As a musician,&nbsp;one of your&nbsp;most valuable&nbsp;assets&nbsp;is&nbsp;your website.&nbsp;Having the skills and knowledge to develop this asset means you can take control of your online presence.&nbsp;meeum co-founder (and former Brisbane music scene stalwart), Sam Hemphill, is pleased to offer a<strong> 20% discount to QMusic readers for the next Brisbane coding workshop on February 3!</strong></p> Thu, 25 Jan 2018 16:41:00 http://www.qmusic.com.au/dsp_broadcastarticle.cfm?articleID=11209 Levi's Music Prize - Apply Now http://www.qmusic.com.au/dsp_broadcastarticle.cfm?articleID=11208 <p>Melbourne singer/songwriter&nbsp;Alex Lahey&nbsp;has been awarded the second round of the&nbsp;<strong>$25,000 Levi&rsquo;s&reg; Music Prize</strong>&nbsp;by a panel of international judges this week. <strong>Attn QLD ACTS!</strong> Applications are now open for <strong>round three</strong> and close March 10, 2018.&nbsp;Artists who have performed on the <strong>official BIGSOUND line up between&nbsp;2013 &ndash; 2017&nbsp;</strong>are invited to apply via the <a class="no-ajax" href="http://www.bigsound.org.au/levis-music-prize.">BIGSOUND website</a>.&nbsp;</p> Thu, 25 Jan 2018 16:12:00 http://www.qmusic.com.au/dsp_broadcastarticle.cfm?articleID=11208 Afro Frequency Tour http://www.qmusic.com.au/dsp_broadcastarticle.cfm?articleID=11207 <p>Brisbane Multicultural Arts Centre (BEMAC) is proud to present the Afro Frequency Tour, and QMusic have a double pass giveaway for a lucky Broadcast subscriber.&nbsp;</p> Thu, 25 Jan 2018 15:50:00 http://www.qmusic.com.au/dsp_broadcastarticle.cfm?articleID=11207 Josh Rennie-Hynes Wins 15K Residency http://www.qmusic.com.au/dsp_broadcastarticle.cfm?articleID=11206 <p>Huge congrats to Josh Rennie-Hynes who has won the <strong>$15,000 Nashville Songwriters Residency</strong> awarded by A<strong>ustralia Council for the Arts.</strong> The <strong>Sunshine Coast singer-songwriter </strong>will now have the opportunity to spend 3 months in Nashville writing and recording his third full-length album whilst working closely with APRA&#39;s Nashville representative <strong>Mark Moffat.</strong></p> Thu, 25 Jan 2018 15:41:00 http://www.qmusic.com.au/dsp_broadcastarticle.cfm?articleID=11206 CIRCULATE with Music Managers http://www.qmusic.com.au/dsp_broadcastarticle.cfm?articleID=11203 <p><span style="color:#808080"><strong>FEB 6:</strong>&nbsp;</span><strong>Music Industry Inside Out</strong> is delighted to announce the relaunch of monthly industry networking events for 2018, with a new event title and a new venue (upstairs at the Bloodhound Bar)!&nbsp;<strong>CIRCULATE </strong>replaces the old &lsquo;Hook Up&rsquo; events but still provides the same excellent community building opportunity to make a bunch of new friends and contacts across the industry.</p> Tue, 23 Jan 2018 18:05:00 http://www.qmusic.com.au/dsp_broadcastarticle.cfm?articleID=11203 Entries Extended! QMAs & Billy Thorpe Scholarship http://www.qmusic.com.au/dsp_broadcastarticle.cfm?articleID=11202 <p>Queensland songwriters have gained a <strong>one-week extension</strong> to submit their songs and videos into the 2018 Queensland Music Awards. Also, extended&nbsp;are entries for the 2018 Billy Thorpe Scholarship! The new deadline for submissions to both is<strong> midnight Sunday, January 28</strong>.&nbsp;</p> Tue, 23 Jan 2018 09:39:00 http://www.qmusic.com.au/dsp_broadcastarticle.cfm?articleID=11202 Americana Music Prize of Australia http://www.qmusic.com.au/dsp_broadcastarticle.cfm?articleID=11205 <p>Revered Australian roots and <strong>country musician Shane Nicholson</strong> has announced the new The Americana Music Prize of Australia initiative with a <strong>prize pack of $10,000</strong> to support aspiring Americana/alt-country artists in Australia. <strong>Entries close March 2.</strong></p> Mon, 15 Jan 2018 15:29:00 http://www.qmusic.com.au/dsp_broadcastarticle.cfm?articleID=11205