MusicNSW is teaming up with OXFORD ART FACTORY and City of Sydney to bring back the awesome under 18’s initiative XRAYSPEX! On July 9, catch Bec Sandridge, The Vanns and more at the Oxford Art Factory as part of the under 18’s event.

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APRA AMCOS and MusicNSW present MUSIC AND THE MIND: A Panel On Mental Health on May 24th at the Camelot Lounge, Marrickville.

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Looking for some insight into the New South Wales music industry? Want some tips on how to get funding to support your work? Come along to one of our Meet the Locals events hosted by APRA AMCOS and MusicNSW!

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Lust for Live and MusicNSW have joined forces to bring a FREE musicians’ digital marketing masterclass in Dubbo, Saturday 20 May.

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FBi RadioBlacktown Arts Centre and MusicNSW have banded together to bring you Tracks – a Western Sydney hip hop project.

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MusicNSW and FBi Radio bring you a massive showcase of Women in Electronic Music on Saturday 17 June at Oxford Art Factory. Party late into the night with pioneering producers,beat-makers and DJs from Sydney and beyond, hosted by Sydney’s one and only FlexMami. This huge night will feature UNIIQU3 (USA), Kučka, Linda Marigliano, ALTA, OKENYO, Annie Bass, Mookhi, Andy Garvey, Miss Blanks, Various Asses and SPORTS!

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MusicNSW is bringing together some of the best in the biz to give you the inside scoop! Featuring a keynote address from Sydney’s very own beat masters Hermitude, FEEDBACK is a music conference for young people who want to learn how to get gigs, release music, build a fan base, work with publicists, get airplay, find a manager and much more.

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13th October, 2016

Sound Advice Panels Next Week!

We’ve got another great doubleheader Panel night on Tuesday next week (October 18), featuring more industry experts! Full Story >

11th November, 2015

11th AMP – Submit your albums!

The 11th Australian Music Prize is currently mulling over their longlist with the final announcement soon to be revealed. Are you an artist who has released a record in 2015? You can submit your album for consideration. All you need to do is the following:

Send an email through to with the artist name, album title, release date and a link to where the judges can listen to the record.

The artist must be an Australian, the album must be at least nine tracks long (33 1/3 minutes of music) and the album must be a new release of 2015. The winning artist will take home $30,000 prize money thanks to the PPCA. Check out the albums already longlisted – the AMP’s short list announcement will be made in January, with the final result being unveiled in March.


Courtney Barnett – Sometimes I Sit And Think, And Sometimes I Just Sit

Daniel Johns – Talk

Daughter’s Fever – Daughter’s Fever

Dick Diver – Melbourne, Floride

Fuck The Fitzroy Doom Scene – Facing the Ruin

Grenadiers – Summer

Hermitude – Dark Night Sweet Light

High Tension – Bully

Jess Ribeiro – Kill It Yourself

Marlon Williams – Marlon Williams

Melanie Horsnell – Quatre Chemins

Methyl Ethel – Oh Inhuman Spectacle

Oh Mercy – When We Talk About Love

Oisima – Nicaragua Nights

Peter Bibby – Butcher/Hairstylist/Beautician

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Music blog AU Review are hosting the 10th and final event as part of AU Sessions at the Hive Bar in Erskineville during ARIA Week 2015 and we highly recommend heading along! Performers include Caitlin Harnett and Jordan Léser plus the event will also feature a special screening of all the finalist music videos from the competition Captured Australia, with additional special guests to be announced. Not to be missed!

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