Entries for Unearthed High 2019 are now open, so if you're in high school and you’re a band, solo artist, producer or rapper, upload your tracks before midnight Monday 29 July.
Hailing from Brisbane, neo soul 4-piece Pink Matter have released their debut track Quicksand, thanks to the help of Industry Connect workshops!
Their single premiered on music website Purple Sneakers, who described it as “reminiscent of your fave dimly lit bar with flickering candles and well-earned glass of red, ‘Quicksand’ begins to take over your body”.
Through the program the band met and worked with QMusic Program Manager Trina Massey to develop a strategic music release timeline.
“Fusing jazz, soul and beats, Pink Matter are an incredibly driven and exciting young act, showcasing the talent and diversity within the Brisbane music community,” Massey said.
Last year Raywood was awarded the BIGSOUND Bursary for the Brisbane region. For attending 80% or more sessions within the program, four Industry Connect participants receive the full BIGSOUND experience, including a delegate pass, flights and accommodation.
“It’s a great to get solid information from people are who full time industry experts and for meeting other people that attend the workshops.”Pink Matter
We are sure to be hearing more from Pink Matter in 2018, with the band planning the release of their debut EP. Keep up to date with them here
Registrations were completely booked for Brisbane's final Industry Connect Masterclass in 2017.
Make sure to get in early for the 2018 workshops by signing up below!
You can also stay up to date with a whole lot of amazing music coming out of QLD by following the QMusic: Industry Connect Spotify Playlist and many more on the QMusic account.
Do you want to take your practice to the next level? Flying Arts is inviting mid-career artists to take part in a weekend intensive, July 20 - 21, to refresh and grow their arts businesses. Registrations close 28 June.
Performer applications for the 2020 National Folk Festival are open now! Queensland is a featured state, so programmers will be looking for something special from the Sunshine State! Apply before 12 July.