Australasian music rights management organisation APRA AMCOS held two annual general meetings in Sydney yesterday. Re-elected to the APRA Board were Writer Jenny Morris and Publisher Damian Trotter (Sony/ATV Music Publishing Australia). Writers Bic Runga and Jonathan Zwartz and Publisher Andrew Jenkins (Universal Music Publishing) were newly elected to the Board.
Brisbane's oldest FM radio station 4ZZZ are heading into another Radiothon, where they go all out for their 10 day subscriber drive, asking listeners to become financial supporters of the station.
The carnival is coming to town for Radiothon this year, and 4ZZZ subscribers are getting the full experience!
Community radio is a vibrant sideshow alley full of colourful characters who come together every week to platform local issues and music from all corners. So for 10 days this August, the station are inviting all of their loyal listeners to subscribe or pledge to the circus of 4ZZZ by becoming financial supporters of the station.
From Friday, August 9th to Sunday, August 18th, subscribing to 4ZZZ will land you in the running to win some amazing prizes on top of the usual benefits, plus the warm inner glow of helping support independent and alternative Brisbane media for another year!
In huge news for musicians, this year's prize list includes 4 x BIGSOUND Purple Passes thanks to QMusic! Any band or solo artist over the age of 18 who pays their subscription before midnight Sunday 18 August will go in the running.
“50% of the stations operating revenue is raised in the next 10 days and (Radiothon) is vital for the station...it’s exciting but exhausting. It's really about communicating the value of community radio.”Grace Pashley
4ZZZ Station Manager
The station broadcasts 85 original programs on 102.1 as well as further offerings on its digital channel.
You can subscribe online, call the 4ZZZ phone team on 07 3252 1555 or head down to 264 Barry Parade (or find a merch stall at one of the many Radiothon events) to subscribe in person.
Click below to find out more and view the full list of prizes.
QMusic is proud to announce the top four finalists of the 2019 Grant McLennan Fellowship: Jack Bratt, Harriette Pilbeam (Hatchie), Georgia Potter (Moreton) and Leanne Tennant. The winner of the 2019 Grant McLennan Fellowship will be announced at a ceremony to be held in Brisbane on Wednesday 11 December 2019.
Congratulations to MARLOE who will be heading down to Electronic Music Conference (EMC) next week to attend the conference, co-write one-on-one with Akacia and sit down with 120 Publishing to learn about how an emerging artists publishing can be built into an incredibly valuable revenue stream.
GYROstream are bringing their huge artist discovery and development competition 'Big Boost' back for 2019. Big Boost aims to give artists the leg up they need to take their music global and they've put together a whopping $10,000 prize pack for the lucky winner.
WAAX, Hatchie and Bree Tranter dominate the stacked list of Queenslanders nominated for the 2019 National Live Music Awards (NLMAs)! Topping the overall list of nominees for the 54 awards are Stella Donnelly and Electric Fields who hold six and five nominations, respectively.
The 2020 Queensland Music Awards (QMAs), produced by QMusic and taking place on Tuesday 3 March 2020 at The Fortitude Music Hall, has unveiled an exciting new Major Award category with the Emerging Artist Of The Year Award.
Open to all early-career Queensland musicians, entries are open now and close midnight, Thursday 24 October 2019.