SOUND ADVICE

MusicNSW is delighted to present SOUND ADVICE: a series of panels, talks and masterclasses featuring the best in the business. SOUND ADVICE aims to give artists, managers, and emerging industry professionals a leg up into the industry through providing access to stellar guest speakers. Covering a range of topics, SOUND ADVICE will demystify the music industry, identify career pathways for artists, offer free advice from industry professionals, as well as survival tips for coping as a contemporary musician. You can come along to one of our free industry panels, listen to your idols tell-all at an artist talk, or enrol to become a master in one of our masterclasses. The program will roll out over the year so stay tuned to our socials and enews for the lastest announcements.

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UP NEXT: Sound Advice Masterclasses August 2018

Sound Advice Masterclasses August

August 11, 10AM-1PM //Book It Yourself: DIY gigs & event marketing

August 11, 2-5PM // Plan for your success: Strategic planning for your music career

August 18, 10AM-1PM // Publicise yourself: One-On-One Press kit help

August 18, 2-5PM // Planning your next release

WHEN: August 11 & 18, 2018
WHERE: 107 Projects, Redfern

Tickets on sale now!


 

August 11, 10AM-1PM
 Book It Yourself: DIY gigs & event marketing
TICKETS: $35 SOLD OUT
Andrew Perumalla from SBM Presents gives you tips and tricks on how to book and market your next gig in Sydney. You’ll come away with a solid understanding of the current state of Sydney’s live scene and an action plan with everything you need to get people to your next show.

August 11, 2-5PM
Plan for your success: Strategic planning for your music career
TICKETS: $35 here
Career coach and musician Jess Pollard (CareerSet) will teach you a simple framework to put your own big decision, music project or aspiration under the microscope and look through different lenses to identify your best moves going forward. You’ll leave with a different perspective and rethink how and where you can get the most bang for your buck, as you take charge of your music career.

August 18, 10AM-1PM
Publicise yourself: One-On-One Press kit help
TICKETS: $10 here [10am] [10:30am] [11am] [11:30am] [12pm] [12:30pm SOLD OUT]
Book in a 30-minute one-on-one meeting with music publicists Bree Wilkinson (Inertia / Break Even Records) or Sammie Anschau (Beehive PR) to refine your bio, plan your best press shot and revamp your social media offering to perk up your press kit.

August 18, 2-5PM
Planning your next release
TICKETS: $35 here SOLD OUT

Are you in need of a release plan for your next EP, album or single? ArowAgency’s Tamara Georgopoulos and Elizabeth Browne (Bad Pony, Lupa J, Sam Phay, No Frills Twins, Club Yorke) and Mel Cheng from One Louder (Alex the Astronaut, Paul Kelly, Ball Park Music) are here to give you the lowdown on how to plan for your next release. From how to release your music through to a full-scale online promotion, you’ll come away with everything you need to know on distribution, marketing timelines, publicity, social media strategies and seeking airplay to make sure your music is heard!

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 PAST EVENTS: August 1, 2018

Sound Advice: Build Your Community

6PM // Build Your Community: Online & IRL (Panel Discussion)

7:15PM // Meet Your Community: Industry Speed Meet

WHEN: August 1, 2018
WHERE: 107 Projects, Redfern

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Build Your Community: Online & IRL (Panel Discussion)
Ultimate slashie FlexMami (DJ/MTV host/Radio) chats to Jeb Taylor (Farmer & The Owl), Dan Biddle (Artist manager, Country Music Association of Australia) and Andrew Brassington (Boys Don’t Cry) about how they found and built their communities IRL and through the power of social media, and how finding “your people” can help grow music businesses and artist careers.

Plan for your success: Strategic planning for your music career
You’ve learnt how to build your community, now meet your community! FlexMami, Jeb Taylor, Dan Biddle and Andrew Brassington return for an industry speed meet. You’ll get the chance to break into smaller groups with each panelist to ask questions and hear their stories.

 

Entry is free with RSVP.

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