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 Eye on the Stranger Program 2017 http://www.qmusic.com.au/dsp_broadcastarticle.cfm?articleID=11031 <p>Applications are now open for your&nbsp;chance to work with Kram from Spiderbait! Previously offered to Tasmanian based artists only, this year the <strong>Festival of Voices</strong> One <em>Eye on the Stranger </em>Program&nbsp;will give&nbsp;<strong>one participant from each state&nbsp;an&nbsp;all expenses paid trip to Tasmania</strong> to take part in an&nbsp;exclusive songwriting and mentorship.&nbsp;</p> Thu, 30 Mar 2017 16:02:00 http://www.qmusic.com.au/dsp_broadcastarticle.cfm?articleID=11031 Industry Connect - Starting at Zero http://www.qmusic.com.au/dsp_broadcastarticle.cfm?articleID=11014 <p><strong><span style="color:#696969">APRIL 1:&nbsp;Brisbane&nbsp;</span></strong><br /> QMusic&rsquo;s&nbsp;Industry Connect&nbsp;program has spaces remaining for first session <strong>THIS SATURDAY April 1</strong>.<br /> <br /> <strong>Free to attend.&nbsp;</strong>&nbsp;The program is designed to help early/intermediate career musicians and workers get the knowledge, relationships and opportunities they&nbsp;need to succeed! <strong>Register Now!</strong></p> Thu, 30 Mar 2017 16:00:00 http://www.qmusic.com.au/dsp_broadcastarticle.cfm?articleID=11014 World Voice Day Enlists Airling http://www.qmusic.com.au/dsp_broadcastarticle.cfm?articleID=11030 <p><strong><span style="color:#696969">APRIL 22:</span></strong> &nbsp;To celebrate international World Voice day, the Australian Voice Association and&nbsp;QMusic&nbsp;are presenting the first &ldquo;<strong>Share Your Voice</strong>&rdquo; sessions in Brisbane with acclaimed singer and songwriter <strong>Airling </strong>(pictured). Find out how to&nbsp;maintain your optimal voice as a performing and recording artist and how best to<strong> avoid/overcome common vocal&nbsp;injuries</strong>!&nbsp;Discounts available for QMusic members, book your spot now!</p> Thu, 30 Mar 2017 14:08:00 http://www.qmusic.com.au/dsp_broadcastarticle.cfm?articleID=11030 Carol Lloyd Award http://www.qmusic.com.au/dsp_broadcastarticle.cfm?articleID=10938 <p>ONE WEEK EXTENSION! <strong>$15K recording and touring award</strong> set to kick start the careers of <strong>emerging female singer/songwriters</strong> from&nbsp;Qld. The grant can be used to record your own full length album&nbsp;or&nbsp;record and tour an EP.<strong> Entries now close 7 April.</strong></p> Wed, 29 Mar 2017 16:58:00 http://www.qmusic.com.au/dsp_broadcastarticle.cfm?articleID=10938 Nightlife Music Licensing Assistant http://www.qmusic.com.au/dsp_broadcastarticle.cfm?articleID=11035 <p>Are you passionate about artists getting paid for their work?&nbsp;A <strong>rare entry-level opportunity to kick-start your career in music licensing </strong>with a&nbsp;supportive and collaborative team environment. Applications are now open for Music&nbsp;Licensing Assistant, ideal for people with meticulous and detail-focused skill sets!</p> Wed, 29 Mar 2017 16:58:00 http://www.qmusic.com.au/dsp_broadcastarticle.cfm?articleID=11035 #NLMAs Open 2017 Applications http://www.qmusic.com.au/dsp_broadcastarticle.cfm?articleID=11034 <p>The National Live Music Awards are<strong> throwing applications open, offering a chance for artists, venues and events to connect with judges</strong> and put themselves forward for consideration for the 2017 awards.</p> Wed, 29 Mar 2017 16:36:00 http://www.qmusic.com.au/dsp_broadcastarticle.cfm?articleID=11034 Last Chance - LOVE LIVE MUSIC http://www.qmusic.com.au/dsp_broadcastarticle.cfm?articleID=10968 <p>The LOVE LIVE MUSIC competition encourages filmmakers across Australia to work hand in hand with local musicians to create a 60-second film. Up to $30K worth of prizes have been announced.&nbsp;<strong>Entries close March 31.&nbsp;</strong></p> Wed, 29 Mar 2017 13:09:00 http://www.qmusic.com.au/dsp_broadcastarticle.cfm?articleID=10968 Last Chance - On Song Competition http://www.qmusic.com.au/dsp_broadcastarticle.cfm?articleID=10979 <p>Are you a school student in regional Queensland who loves to write and perform your own music? Queensland Music Festival wants to hear from you! Get your entry in before&nbsp;<strong>31st&nbsp;March 2017</strong></p> Tue, 28 Mar 2017 14:30:00 http://www.qmusic.com.au/dsp_broadcastarticle.cfm?articleID=10979 Last Chance - Josh Pyke Partnership http://www.qmusic.com.au/dsp_broadcastarticle.cfm?articleID=10986 <p>Josh Pyke is partnering with APRA AMCOS to award one lucky Australian musician with a $7,500 grant to help kick-start their musical career. If you&#39;re&nbsp;under the age of 35 and haven&#39;t&nbsp;signed a contract with a recording or publishing company, you&#39;re in with a chance!&nbsp;<strong>Entries close 31 March, 2017 </strong></p> Tue, 28 Mar 2017 14:01:00 http://www.qmusic.com.au/dsp_broadcastarticle.cfm?articleID=10986 Winners Announced For 2017 #QldMusicAwards http://www.qmusic.com.au/dsp_broadcastarticle.cfm?articleID=11027 <p>A music-loving public joined forces with the Queensland music industry on Monday night&nbsp;to celebrate the state&rsquo;s finest artists at the annual <strong>Queensland Music Awards, </strong>presented by<strong> BOQ</strong> and<strong> Hutchinson Builders</strong>. <strong>Amy Shark</strong> took out Song Of The Year for &#39;Adore&#39;, <strong>Violent Soho&#39;</strong>s &#39;WACO&#39; was named Album of the Year, <strong>Tia Gostelow</strong> won two awards and <strong>george</strong> performed&nbsp;a moving tribute. Check out the photo gallery!</p> Tue, 28 Mar 2017 09:15:00 http://www.qmusic.com.au/dsp_broadcastarticle.cfm?articleID=11027 Marville Awarded 2017 Billy Thorpe Scholarship http://www.qmusic.com.au/dsp_broadcastarticle.cfm?articleID=11028 <p>Employment Minister and Member for Brisbane Central Grace Grace with Lynn Thorpe,&nbsp;presented the celebrated $10,000&nbsp;<strong>Billy Thorpe Scholarship</strong>, supported by the Queensland Government, to&nbsp;Ash Kerley&nbsp;of Brisbane two-piece band&nbsp;<strong>Marville </strong>at the 2017 Queensland Music Awards last night.</p> Tue, 28 Mar 2017 08:29:00 http://www.qmusic.com.au/dsp_broadcastarticle.cfm?articleID=11028 The QUBE Effect - This Weekend! http://www.qmusic.com.au/dsp_broadcastarticle.cfm?articleID=11033 <p>24 of Brisbane&rsquo;s emerging musical talents have been chosen to battle it out in front of the city, as part of Council&rsquo;s Youth Week event, &lsquo;The QUBE Effect&rsquo;. This Saturday April 1, catch<strong> Ella Fence</strong>, <strong>Neighbour</strong>, <strong>OJ Mengel</strong> (pictured)&nbsp;plus many more&nbsp;performing live&nbsp;at King George Square and the Queen Street Mall.&nbsp;</p> Sat, 25 Mar 2017 16:30:00 http://www.qmusic.com.au/dsp_broadcastarticle.cfm?articleID=11033 QMusic AGM Notice http://www.qmusic.com.au/dsp_broadcastarticle.cfm?articleID=11029 <p>QMusic management and staff invite members to attend the Annual General Meeting for&nbsp;Queensland Music Network Incorporated on Wednesday 19 April at Brunswick And Ann. <strong>RSVP essential by April 18.&nbsp;</strong></p> Fri, 24 Mar 2017 00:00:00 http://www.qmusic.com.au/dsp_broadcastarticle.cfm?articleID=11029 Call Out For Brisbane Gig Posters http://www.qmusic.com.au/dsp_broadcastarticle.cfm?articleID=11032 <p>Have you got a piece of local music history hanging on your wall, or gathering dust somewhere in your house&nbsp;from 1975-1995? Brisbane musician and <strong>2016 Letty Katts Award </strong>recipient<strong> John Willsteed </strong>(pictured)<strong>&nbsp;</strong>is calling for music fans, music industry workers and merch collectors to donate their <strong>old music/band/venue posters</strong> to help expand the <strong>State Library of Queensland</strong>&rsquo;s collection as part of the Street Life research project.</p> Tue, 21 Mar 2017 00:00:00 http://www.qmusic.com.au/dsp_broadcastarticle.cfm?articleID=11032 Who Is At SXSW This Week? http://www.qmusic.com.au/dsp_broadcastarticle.cfm?articleID=11026 <p>Brisbane DIY indie rockers Thigh Master are showcasing this week at SXSW after a massive 2016 at BIGSOUND. Our very own Joel Edmondson (QMusic Executive Officer) and Maggie Collins (BIGSOUND Programmer) have also made the journey to the massive Austin, TX event. There&rsquo;s a strong Australian contingent in attendance this year, playing individual showcases as well as Sounds Australia&rsquo;s famous Aussie BBQ events.</p> Thu, 16 Mar 2017 15:57:00 http://www.qmusic.com.au/dsp_broadcastarticle.cfm?articleID=11026 2017 APRA Awards Nominations http://www.qmusic.com.au/dsp_broadcastarticle.cfm?articleID=11025 <p>Queensland Music Awards 2017 nominee <strong>Amy Shark</strong> has also been nominated for 2017 APRA AMCOS Song Of The Year. The nomination is the latest in a long list of accolades for her breakout hit &lsquo;Adore&rsquo;, which took out the number 2 spot in triple j&rsquo;s Hottest 100 at the start of the year. The Veronicas are also up for two awards for &#39;In My Blood&#39;.&nbsp;</p> Thu, 16 Mar 2017 15:43:00 http://www.qmusic.com.au/dsp_broadcastarticle.cfm?articleID=11025 CLIPPED Music Video Festival 2017 http://www.qmusic.com.au/dsp_broadcastarticle.cfm?articleID=11023 <p>Filmmakers and bands are invited to submit their clips from now until entries close on May 1st 2017, with prizes for the winners including equipment, software packages and trophies. A judging panel of industry leaders and innovators will award clips across various categories including Animation, Cinematography, Directing, and Editing.</p> Thu, 16 Mar 2017 15:21:00 http://www.qmusic.com.au/dsp_broadcastarticle.cfm?articleID=11023 Are You Ready To Export Your Music? http://www.qmusic.com.au/dsp_broadcastarticle.cfm?articleID=11015 <p><strong><span style="color:#696969">March 27: </span></strong>Esti Zilber, Associate Producer from Sounds Australia will be conducting exclusive half-hour export strategy sessions with export-ready artists and managers on&nbsp;Monday 27th&nbsp;March 2017.&nbsp;This is a great opportunity to get one-on-one feedback and advice on how to step to the next international level. Places are limited, with preference to&nbsp;QMusic members.</p> Thu, 16 Mar 2017 15:19:00 http://www.qmusic.com.au/dsp_broadcastarticle.cfm?articleID=11015 The Marten Bequest Scholarships http://www.qmusic.com.au/dsp_broadcastarticle.cfm?articleID=11022 <p>Applications are now open for The Marten Bequest scholarships offering talented young artists the chance to explore, study and develop their artistic gifts through travelling either overseas or interstate. This year the scholarships&nbsp;is worth a total of $600,000 and will support 12 emerging artists across six categories including a one for&nbsp;Music (Instrumental Music and Singing).</p> Thu, 16 Mar 2017 15:18:00 http://www.qmusic.com.au/dsp_broadcastarticle.cfm?articleID=11022 APRA Professional Development Awards http://www.qmusic.com.au/dsp_broadcastarticle.cfm?articleID=11021 <p>APRA have opened applications across seven categories for the Professional Development Awards&nbsp;including a&nbsp;new&nbsp;Dance/Electronic category. This year, nine awards are on offer, with each recipient receiving a game-changing $15,000 cash prize to support their development.&nbsp;</p> Thu, 16 Mar 2017 15:15:00 http://www.qmusic.com.au/dsp_broadcastarticle.cfm?articleID=11021