2018 NT Song of the Year Finalists Announced
Darwin Office Phones Down
BUSH BANDS BASH SET FOR SEPTEMBER The annual celebration of Aboriginal music will take place on the 8th of September
Bush Bands 2019 Dates
The value that our mentors and industry guests bring to the Program has grown significantly providing tangible outcomes such as; networks, relationships and flow on opportunities which become more visible each year. We partner with a number of organisations to support mentors and industry guests attending Bush Bands Business. This includes, The SEED Fund, APRA/AMCOS, Australian Artist Managers, AMRAP, Barkly Arts, Charles Darwin University, Winanjikarri Music Centre and SugarRush Music.
2018 Bush Bands Business Mentors
MusicNT is calling for Expressions of Interest (EOIs) from Indigenous women with a range of industry skills and experience to apply for membership on a new Industry Reference Group. The Reference Group will assist us in planning, coordinating, operating and evaluating our Indigenous Women’s Music Program (IWMP) and the overall Development Plan that guides our work in this area. Please refer to the attached Terms of Reference for the Reference Group, a copy of our current Women’s Music Plan and a link to MusicNT’s overall Strategic Plan or download these from our website.
Indigenous Women’s Reference Group
Caiti Baker takes home overall award of NT Song of the Year and the Saltwater Divas perform in front of a sell out crowd in Darwin
Celebrating Women in Music
LOVE LIVE MUSIC 60 second film competition – NOW OPEN!
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
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
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
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
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