The State of Affairs: 2016 ARIA Week program announced, Triple j Breakfast announced new hosts for 2017 & more!

This week in the music industry, the annual ARIA Week returns for its sixth year to celebrate Australian music in and around the Sydney area, triple j announces a brand new team of hosts for their popular Triple j Breakfast show & the winners of the Unified Grant are revealed! 2016 ARIA Week On Thursday 17th of November, the…

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D.D Dumbo’s Utopia Defeated named Australian Album of the Year at 2016 J Awards

As part of triple j’s Ausmusic Month, the annual J Awards were announced in Melbourne this afternoon, with D.D Dumbo emerging supreme as winner of Australian Album of the Year for his acclaimed 2016 release Utopia Defeated. Also crowned winners at the ceremony today were Tash Sultana (Unearthed Artist of the Year) and King Gizzard & The Lizard Wizard, who nabbed both the…

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Julia Jacklin, The Avalanches, Big Scary among J Award nominees for 2016

It’s November, which means that for triple j, it’s officially Australian Music Month – dedicated to celebrating homegrown music and the artists who have been emerging, thriving and consistently nailing it throughout the year! This morning, the annual J Awards were announced, returning for its 12th year. The awards recognise breakthrough artists, some incredible albums and…

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The State of Affairs (11th Mar 2016): Industry Celebrates Women, Music Licensing Simplified, and New Flexible Grants Announced.

This week in the music industry Australia celebrates the women who keep the wheels turning, a brand new licensing platform opens the industry for newcomers and grants for all. Music Industry Celebrates Women In Music Tuesday March 8 was International Women’s Day a time to recognize, celebrate and appreciate women the world around and the incredible…

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