This years AMPLIFY program is focused on co-writing in person as well as looking at how best to facilitate online collaborations where artists will be writing for other artists and to briefs.
The national organisation, made up of the heads of Australia’s eight state music bodies, has named its new Chair and Deputy Chair, as well as welcoming new representatives from QMusic and MusicACT. AMIN have also announced plans for a National Musician’s Live Remuneration Survey, to be launched later this year.
Electro-funk Gold Coast trio, daste have recently released their exploratory and concept-driven debut EP Palette: “a delicious dish of food; a wide palette of different flavours and textures that make up the overall taste”.
Dust off your team colours for the Brisbane Reclink Community Cup launch on Saturday June 8 at Netherworld! The much-adored charity football match series returns for its fourth year, raising money to support disadvantaged Australians.
Dig into six musicians #1 piece of advice and the big lessons music has taught them. From playing friendly with people and experimenting with your style, through to having music by your side as a mental health coping mechanism.
Sahara Beck has been named as the recipient of the $15,000 Carol Lloyd Award for 2019, the announcement taking place at the launch of this year's Queensland Music Festival.
Queensland Music Festival has launched its massive 2019 program. The state-wide program for the festival's 20th anniversary will run 5 July through to 28 July and bring "the gift of music to all corners of the state". Find out what's on and how you can get involved!
Last fortnight Paris Irwin, winner of the Industry Connect ‘Chill with Paces’ mentoring session spent an afternoon at Alchemix Recording Studios with Paces to gain some priceless industry insight, feedback on her songs and whip up a groovy new tune with the Gold Coast based producer.
Tucked away in the mountains of the Sunshine Coast is the picturesque Heliport Studios where for the second year, eight Industry Connect participants will spend four days co-writing and collaborating on new music with the guidance of industry experts.
Queensland composer, electric guitarist and improviser Liam Flenady is among seven recipients from across Australia and New Zealand of the 2019 Art Music Fund. The funding will support the composition of his new 30-minute, continuous multi-movement work 'The Five Seasons'.