National Indigenous Music Awards

NT Song of the Year Awards

Sista Sounds and Divas Program

The Bush Bands Program

Desert Divas Volume II Album

Fresh Mint - share your music

Hot Shots Photo Competition

intune music conference

MiNT Radio now on Spotify

MusicNT’s       Workshops Series

Original Recipe       Music Festival

The Green Room           a space for answers

NIMA Finalists announced

NIMA Finalists announced

Sandtracks bands join Bush Bands Bash

Sandtracks bands join Bush Bands Bash

Hot Shots Music Comp Winners

Hot Shots Music Comp Winners

2016 NIMAs lineup announced

2016 NIMAs lineup announced

Announcing the 2016 Bush Bands

Announcing the 2016 Bush Bands

MusicNT Chill Out Space

MusicNT Chill Out Space

MusicNT Holiday Close Down

MusicNT Holiday Close Down

Facebook Groups to Support Music Scene

Facebook Groups to Support Music Scene

Shane O’Mara Song Workshop

Shane O’Mara Song Workshop

MusicNT 2014 Program Launch

MusicNT 2014 Program Launch

Desert Divas Program Launch

Desert Divas Program Launch

MusicNT Operations Manager Position

MusicNT Operations Manager Position

MusicNT and APRA Xmas Party

MusicNT and APRA Xmas Party

Central Australian Manager Position

Central Australian Manager Position

Sista Sounds Workshops

Sista Sounds Workshops

Mbantua Festival - Jam & Workshops

Mbantua Festival - Jam & Workshops

MusicNT Workshop Series

MusicNT Workshop Series

Darwin Festival Applications Open

Darwin Festival Applications Open

Bush Bands Bash Broadcast Live!

Bush Bands Bash Broadcast Live!

Volunteer for Bush Bands & Desert Divas

Volunteer for Bush Bands & Desert Divas

intune alice springs - registrations open!

intune alice springs - registrations open!

NIMAS finalists announced

NIMAS finalists announced

Hot Shots Photo Comp Winners and Voting

Hot Shots Photo Comp Winners and Voting

Bush Bands Bash - Applications Open

Bush Bands Bash - Applications Open

arts Grant to support touring

arts Grant to support touring

Winanjjikari Music Centre turns 10

Winanjjikari Music Centre turns 10

Yapa Beats 3 has been released

Yapa Beats 3 has been released

Happy Yess turns 10

Happy Yess turns 10

MusicNT Inaugural Hall of Fame

MusicNT Inaugural Hall of Fame

EMC 2016 discount for Music NT members

EMC 2016 discount for Music NT members

Lachlan Grant on music and Darwin

Lachlan Grant on music and Darwin

APRA AMCOS Tax Workshop

APRA AMCOS Tax Workshop

AYANT Contemporary Composition Workshop

AYANT Contemporary Composition Workshop

Vanda and Young Songwriting

Vanda and Young Songwriting

Hot Shots Soiree Alice Springs

Hot Shots Soiree Alice Springs

2016 NT Song of the Year Winners

2016 NT Song of the Year Winners

Seed Fund Applications Open

Seed Fund Applications Open

Local Acts announced for Darwin Festival

Local Acts announced for Darwin Festival

Tapestry selected for bigsound 2016

Tapestry selected for bigsound 2016

Music is an Australian election issue

Music is an Australian election issue

Apra Amcos performance reports submit now

Apra Amcos performance reports submit now

2016 NT Song of the Year Finalists

2016 NT Song of the Year Finalists

CAAMA Hiring Record Label Sales Staff

CAAMA Hiring Record Label Sales Staff

Arts Business Workshops

Arts Business Workshops

#keepcommunityradio campaign

#keepcommunityradio campaign

Pitch Perfect talent search

Pitch Perfect talent search

Fresh and Minty Territory Wide

Fresh and Minty Territory Wide

I Love Live Music Videos

I Love Live Music Videos

ArtsNT register of peers

ArtsNT register of peers

Are you enrolled to vote?

Are you enrolled to vote?

The Green Room

Show me the money... and my rights

The vast majority of musicians – and artists in general – don’t make stacks of money. There are thousands of struggling musos for every Mick Jagger or Madonna, juggling day jobs and scraping savings to pursue their music. But this doesn’t mean your music isn’t a valuable asset worth protecting or supporting. Music NT speaks to an arts lawyer, a  … more

Welcome to the Green Room

Don’t listen to the dictionary, being a musician encompasses a lot more than just making music. There are tons of things to consider along the way to making it in the music industry: from DIY mixing to digital marketing, crowdfunding to grant-writing, being an engaging interviewee to being a memorable live act… and that doesn’t nearly cover the half of  … more

Look at me, look at me

You’re a musician, so it’s all about the music, right? Wrong. The reality of the media today is that you’re also out there promoting yourself as well; where you come from, how you got there – your story. And the way you pitch it can mean everything. Music NT finds out more from a veteran music journalist, the founder of a music news and reviews website,  … more

Get savvy in this industry

It’s not often that business is at the forefront of the mind of someone making music. But the reality is that musicians have to be able to make good business decisions if they want to make it in the music industry. Music NT gets down to business with a few industry folk, including a band manager with over 15 years experience, a record label founder (and  … more

Hitting the stage

So you’ve got yourself a set list of solid songs, and the thought of performing an actual gig doesn’t sound so much like public execution any more. Where to now? We discuss all things gig-related with the manager of a live music venue, the talent director of one of the nation's biggest touring festivals, an event manager, and a show-savvy bass player. … more

Laying down tracks

Recording music is a reality for almost everyone making music, in lots of different ways. We talk to a producer, a sound engineer, a studio manager and an experienced recording artist to glean a few tips on how it all works. … more

What do these people do?

  • Scott Mesiti

    Festival Director and Programmer

  • Nick O’Byrne

    General Manager of AIR

  • Chris Johnson

    Manager, AMRAP

  • Ted Gardner

    Artist Manager

  • Michael Chugg

    Promoter

  • Clive Hodson

    Publisher

  • Tim Levinson

    Record Label Manager

  • Stephen King

    Music Lawyer

  • Mark Smerdon

    Artist Manager

  • John Watson

    Artist Manager