Interview: Liam Clifford introduces us to the Howlaround Entertainment Group

Currently based in Los Angeles, Australian tour manager, engineer and label head Liam Clifford has a lot on his plate. His company, the Howlaround Entertainment Group, was initially established as a production rental business but as 2017 reaches its end, the Howlaround brand has enjoyed much expansion and has brought Clifford many more experiences that have helped bolster his…

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LyricFind Founder and CEO Darryl Ballantyne talks about bringing the lyrics of music to all languages in the world

While in Singapore for the conference Music Matters, Larry Heath sat down with one of the event’s speakers, Darryl Ballantyne, the Toronto based Founder and CEO of LyricFind, “The World’s Largest Lyric Licensing Service”. Over recent months, the company has been expanding their services across six continents, not just offering lyrics for music of different…

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Sounds Australia loses crucial funding through the Catalyst Program – the industry responds

It’s been a tough day for Sounds Australia and their extensive team of colleagues and supporters, with the low-key posting of the controversial Ministry for the Arts Catalyst Program over the weekend revealing that the live music body has failed to secure crucial funds. As detailed in an article by the Sydney Morning Herald yesterday, the Coalition has allocated…

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