The 2015 Bush Bands Bash

The 2015 Desert Divas Program

Fresh Mint - share your music

Hot Shots Photo Competition

intune darwin music conference

MusicNT’s       Workshops Series

National Indigenous Music Awards

NT Song of the Year Awards

Original Recipe       Music Festival

Search for Desert Diva Stars

Search for Desert Diva Stars

Hot Shots Photo Exhibition

Hot Shots Photo Exhibition

Bush Bands Bash is on Sept 5!

Bush Bands Bash is on Sept 5!

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

Off The Leash Top End Events Guide

Off The Leash - Top End Events Guide

Off The Leash Top End Events Guide

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

Tjintu: Bush Bands to Sand Tracks!

Tjintu: Bush Bands to Sand Tracks!

APRA Professional Development Awards 2015

APRA Professional Development Awards 2015

Crowdfunding Workshop in Darwin

Crowdfunding Workshop in Darwin

Alice Desert Festival lineup

Alice Desert Festival lineup

Mahbilil community festival lineup

Mahbilil community festival lineup

Live Music Industry Worth $15.7B

Live Music Industry Worth $15.7B

Australia’s Got Talent call for acts

Australia’s Got Talent call for acts

National Program for Excellence in the Arts

National Program for Excellence in the Arts

Australia Council outlines revised Grants Program

Australia Council outlines revised Grants Program

RELEASE program calls for applicants

RELEASE program calls for applicants

Big Rivers Community Festival – Katherine

Big Rivers Community Festival – Katherine

International Songwriting Comp Open

International Songwriting Comp Open

Darwin Festival Jam!

Darwin Festival Jam!

Ben Evolent Van Canto Experience

Ben Evolent Van Canto Experience

Barkly Divas Harmonize the Festival

Barkly Divas Harmonize the Festival

Tjintu and Rayella on Sand Tracks

Tjintu and Rayella on Sand Tracks

EMC tickets - musicnt member prices

EMC tickets - musicnt member prices

ArtsNT Grants Round 2

ArtsNT Grants Round 2

8CCC seeks new Station Manager

8CCC seeks new Station Manager

AAM Mentor Program - Nicola Pitt

AAM Mentor Program - Nicola Pitt

Estill Voice Training 2015

Estill Voice Training 2015

Darwin Fringe Festival 2015

Darwin Fringe Festival 2015

Telstra Rd to Discovery is open

Telstra Rd to Discovery is open

2015 NT Song of the Year Winners

2015 NT Song of the Year Winners

Hot Shots Exhibition at Waterfront

Hot Shots Exhibition at Waterfront

What makes art “excellent” - AMIN

What makes art “excellent” - AMIN

APRA AMCOS Live Performance Returns

APRA AMCOS Live Performance Returns

2016 Nannup Music Festival applications

2016 Nannup Music Festival applications

Thank you for supporting musicnt

Thank you for supporting musicnt

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?

  • Michael Chugg

    Promoter

  • Ted Gardner

    Artist Manager

  • Scott Mesiti

    Festival Director and Programmer

  • Mark Smerdon

    Artist Manager

  • Tim Levinson

    Record Label Manager

  • Chris Johnson

    Manager, AMRAP

  • Clive Hodson

    Publisher

  • John Watson

    Artist Manager

  • Stephen King

    Music Lawyer

  • Nick O’Byrne

    General Manager of AIR