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Artists shed light on their biggest learnings

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Artists shed light on their biggest learnings

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 wins Carol Lloyd Award

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Sahara Beck wins Carol Lloyd Award

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​.

QMF Unveils Huge 20th Anniversary Program

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QMF Unveils Huge 20th Anniversary Program

​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!

Chill with Paces: In The Studio with Paris Irwin

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Chill with Paces: In The Studio with Paris Irwin

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.

AMPLIFY Songwriting Retreat 2019

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AMPLIFY Songwriting Retreat 2019

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.

QLD Composer Clinches Art Music Fund

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QLD Composer Clinches Art Music Fund

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'.

MEET: Borderland State

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MEET: Borderland State

He took out the Triple J Unearthed DMA'S remix competition last year, cameos as a lawyer during the day, has signed his debut release to Kim Moyes’ (The Presets) label Here to Hell, and is a current participant in the Industry Connect program. He goes by Borderland State and is worth keeping your ears open for.

Lessons Learnt from Artist Managers & Teams

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Lessons Learnt from Artist Managers & Teams

Some of the artist managers and industry professionals involved in our free professional development workshop series Industry Connect have divulged their industry insider tips and lessons learnt.

Publicists and Marketers weigh in on getting heard

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Publicists and Marketers weigh in on getting heard

Publicists, digital marketers, radio pluggers and branding experts are all roles in the team that help take your freshly released music from the studio and over to the media. Their focus is on building your brand as a musician and getting your music heard across radio, online, print, TV and streaming service playlists.

QMusic 2018 Annual Report

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QMusic 2018 Annual Report

QMusic's Annual General Meeting took place on April 16 at X CARGO in Brisbane's Fortitude Valley. The committee presented the results for 2018 with QMusic President Michael Crutcher noting that "QMusic will look back on its 24th year as another success, building on the excellent work that has been done across the last decade". Read the full report.