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EILISH GILLIGAN WINS 2019 JOSH PYKE PARTNERSHIP

Posted in Blog    //    Post Date - July 4, 2019

The Josh Pyke Partnership is thrilled to announce the winner for 2019 is Melbourne based producer, singer and songwriter Eilish Gilligan. Made possible by Josh Pyke and APRA AMCOS the partnership aims to connect an unsigned musician or band with the exciting opportunity to receive mentorship and funding that will help to grow…

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RIP GHOST. AUSSIE ALT RADIO LEGEND STEPHEN WALKER PASSES AWAY

Posted in Blog    //    Post Date - July 3, 2019

It’s with a heavy heart that we farewell one of Australia’s most influential radio personalities Stephen ‘The Ghost’ Walker. Stephen passed away on Wednesday, July 3rd after a long battle with Multiple Sclerosis and a short one with cancer. Best known for his long running 3RRR Radio program, “The Skull…

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$60,000 AWAITS VICTORIA’S MOST OUTSTANDING MUSICIAN IN MELBOURNE PRIZE FOR MUSIC

Posted in Blog    //    Post Date - July 3, 2019

The Melbourne Prize Trust, established in 2004, provides financial and professional development opportunities to artists by running the annual Melbourne Prize, which operates in a three-year cycle. The three-year cycle consists of the Melbourne Prize for Urban Sculpture, Melbourne Prize for Literature, and Melbourne Prize for Music. Victorian musicians should…

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KIRK FLETCHER RETURNS TO AUSTRALIA IN FEBRUARY

Posted in Blog    //    Post Date - July 1, 2019

Considered one of the finest modern blues guitarists in the world and a bonafide can’t-miss live performer, Gerard Allman Events are proud to announce that Kirk Fletcher will make a welcome return to Australia in February 2020 – and this time he’s bringing his European band – Jonny Henderson on…

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THE SUPERJESUS ANNOUNCE DOUBLE LIVE ALBUM SUMO 20 LIVE  + NATIONAL TOUR

Posted in Blog    //    Post Date - July 1, 2019

When we caught up with The Superjesus singer Sarah McLeod a couple of weeks ago about her Melbourne Guitar Show appearance, she also lifted the lid on the news that The Superjesus were releasing a live album and writing songs for a new studio album. Today the band has officially…

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INDIE-CON ADELAIDE PROGRAM REVEALED

Posted in Blog    //    Post Date - June 28, 2019

Indie-Con PROGRAM REVEALED Australia 25 and 26 of July 2019 Lot Fourteen, Adelaide SA Indie-Con, Australia’s leading independent music industry conference is back in Adelaide this July. Empowering attendees with insights and knowledge, this year’s program will explore Insights into China, Sync, Streaming, Smart Marketing, The Future of the Label, Artists as Entrepreneurs,…

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FENDER LAUNCHES VINTERA SERIES: VINTAGE-ERA STYLE & TONE

Posted in Bass, Blog, Electric Guitars, Gear    //    Post Date - June 26, 2019

Today Fender announced the launch of the Vintera Series, a line of vintage-inspired electric guitar and bass models that embody a period-specific vibe, including: the Stratocaster®, Telecaster®, Jaguar®, Mustang®, Jazzmaster®, Jazz Bass®, Precision Bass® and Mustang Bass. Each model delivers the authentic look and feel of its era, as well…

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LOCAL SXSW MEET & GREETS FOR JULY

Posted in Blog    //    Post Date - June 25, 2019

With applications for the Texan SXSW Music Festival artist showcasing and Panel Picker speaker/panel submissions opening July 1 for SXSW Conference & Festivals (Interactive, Music & Film March 13-22 2020), the local SXSW folks are holding a series of free SXSW Meet ‘n’ Greet gatherings in: Melbourne (July 15)  The…

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ENTRIES OPEN FOR $60K MELBOURNE PRIZE FOR MUSIC 2019

Posted in Blog    //    Post Date - June 24, 2019

Victoria’s vibrant music community will tune up for big rewards as entries open today for Australia’s most valuable and sought after music prizes – the Melbourne Prize for Music 2019 and Awards. Launched in 2004, the Melbourne Prize Trust was established to recognise and reward talent, excellence and inspire creative…

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HATCHIE DEBUT ALBUM OUT & HEADLINE TOUR ANNOUNCED

Posted in Blog    //    Post Date - June 24, 2019

It is with great excitement that Ivy League Records release Hatchie’s exceptional debut album Keepsake into the world! Featuring singles ‘Without A Blush’, ‘Stay With Me’ and ‘Obsessed’, the stunning Keepsake sees Hatchie experiment with countless new textures, exploring everything from industrial to new wave to dance-pop, handling each with…

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