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VIDEO SPOTLIGHT: GEORGE KALPA- KSDB

Posted in Blog, Uncategorized    //    Post Date - November 23, 2014

Melbourne’s George Kalpa is excited to reveal a new self-directed video for his track ‘ksdb’, and in celebration, his debut album ‘Mode’ which saw release this October, has been made available as a free download until the end of the month. The premise for the video came to George in…

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AGE MUSIC VICTORIA AWARDS CELEBRATES PRESENT & PAST

Posted in Blog    //    Post Date - November 20, 2014

The Age Music Victoria Awards 2014 held at 170 Russell last night, was a celebration of all that is great about Australian music. As they say in footy-speak it was a game of two halves. An early evening industry-only reception featured the actual announcement and acceptance of the awards. Hosted…

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Trespass charges for Meredith And Golden Plains Offenders

Posted in Blog    //    Post Date - November 18, 2014

Enforcing the ‘No Dickheads’ policy at both the Meredith Music Festival and Golden Plains Festival, eleven offenders are to appear before the Geelong & Melbourne Magistrates court via summons. Meredith Music Festival and Golden Plains Festival have succeeded in reducing trespassers by adopting a ‘Zero Tolerance’ approach to people trying to…

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VIDEO SPOTLIGHT: RUNNING YOUNG – ‘Out of Time’

Posted in Blog    //    Post Date - November 16, 2014

Running Young are a five piece alternative/indie rock band from Melbourne. The band was formed after lead singer Joel survived emergency open-heart surgery at just 25 years of age. “I should have died before I even got to hospital because my aorta basically just popped like a balloon,” says Joel,…

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CHRISTMAS BENEFIT ALBUM FOR ASYLUM SEEKERS

Posted in Blog    //    Post Date - November 16, 2014

Assembled from a selection of 25 artists hailing from all corners of the Australian continent, ‘Christmas Benefit 2014’ comprises previously unreleased and exclusive material as written and recorded by some of the country’s better and lesser-known song craft-persons. Sitting at a playing time of just over one and one half…

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FACE THE MUSIC? WE DID!

Posted in Blog    //    Post Date - November 15, 2014

Face The Music, the southern state’s annual music talk-fest kicked off yesterday with Melbourne throwing up a typically petulant array of weather experiences. Melbourne’s Face the Music conference is unique in that it shares the Victorian Arts Centre venue with the Australian World Music Expo, which runs parallel with it….

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LABOR ANNOUNCES SUPPORT FUNDING FOR MUSIC IN SCHOOLS IF ELECTED IN VICTORIA

Posted in Blog    //    Post Date - November 12, 2014

A Daniel Andrews’ Labor Government will help bring music lessons to every Victorian school according to its leader and party press release today. Labor will contribute $1.4 million in funding, so all Victorian government schools get the chance to refresh or commence music education in their classrooms in partnership with…

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HEADING TO FACE THE MUSIC? GET ORGANISED WITH THE APP

Posted in Blog    //    Post Date - November 12, 2014

Heading to the Face The Music conference this Friday and Saturday? Need to schedule your sessions, view panellist info, or see who else is attending? Well, there’s an app for that! The new Face The Music free app is live and kicking and available now at all friendly app stores…

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LIVE @PONY

Posted in Blog    //    Post Date - November 12, 2014

Kudos must go to the local, pro-active musical instrument store/recording and rehearsal facility, Pony Music, which is based in Hallam, Victoria. Pony Music  is not only supplying music gear to Australia’s gigging musicians … it’s also supplying the gigs via some wonderful video performances. In conjunction with Channel 31’s Guitar…

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BLOOD, SWEAT & BEERS NOW DOWNLOADABLE

Posted in Blog    //    Post Date - November 11, 2014

Blood, Sweat & Beers: Oz Rock from the Aztecs to Rose Tattoo by Murray Engelheart Since the late 60s, Australia has had a grand history of serving up hard living, hard working, and downright powerful rock ‘n’ roll bands. Murray Engleheart knows this all too well.  He is one of…

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