The State of Affairs (24 June 2016): performance reports due for local musicians, financial and legal advice for musicians & more!

This week in the music industry: artists are reminded to submit their annual Performance Reports to APRA AMCOS to receive their live performance royalties, and the second installment of the APRA AMCOS and WAM 2016 MISS conference offers essential financial and legal advice for those working in the music industry. APRA AMCOS Performance Reports The annual submission…

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The State of Affairs (17th June 2016): Recipients of the PPCA and the Australia Council recording grants announced, Aussies call for increased government investment in local music & more!

This week in the music industry: the PPCA and the Australia Council announced the six recipients of their recording grants worth a total of $75,000, and Australians have voiced their support for the federal government to invest in Australian music, in an APRA AMCOS national survey. PPCA and the Australia Council recording grants Earlier this week, the Phonographic Performance…

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AB Original, Kahl Wallis, Emma Donovan & more featured on first artist announcement for 2016 NIMAs

The first names confirmed to perform at this year’s National Indigenous Music Awards have been released and already, it’s looking to be quite the diverse and entertaining night under the stars in Darwin this August! With 2016 standing out as being quite the significant year for Indigenous people, it’s expected that this year’s NIMAs will…

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The State of Affairs (10th June 2016): Global independent label market report released, Fraud ticket warnings from Dark Mofo organisers & more!

This week in the music industry: the Worldwide Independent Network (WIN) released their market report on the global performance of independent record labels in 2015 and fraud tickets for Dark Mofo are allegedly circulating the internet. Worldwide Independent Market Report  For the first time ever, the Worldwide Independent Network (WIN) has been able to extract the true market…

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