The following was the program from intune youth 2013.

8:45am - 9:00am REGISTRATION

Arrive at the Adina Hotel to pick up your conference goodies bag and program for the day. Then get ready...

9:00am - 10:30am WELCOME to the Music Business

A round table session with all intune youth panelists - see speakers here. This gives you an opportunity to say a quick hello to all the panelists in a session that's fun, busy and fast-paced!

10:30am - 11:20am GET NOTICED! | Building a Press Kit and Online Presence

How do you stand out amongst the masses? Find out more from these music writers, photographers and digital marketing experts about how to promote your band and get noticed.  Bring along your bios, band photo ideas and get some tips from these professionals!

10:30am - 11:20am LAYING DOWN TRACKS | Recording and Production

Find out more from local studio owners/engineers, producer, and home studio recorder about options to record your music here in Darwin. Take home a step-by-step guide to recording.

11:20am - 12:20pm A BAND's LIFE SO FAR... | Case Study of NT Band Skarlett

Chart the journey of pop-punk rockers Skarlett from the very beginning of their band formation to the release of their EP 'Life so Far'. On hand will be Nick Yates, (UNFD) who manages Amity Affliction, Illy and Violent Soho to talk about the next steps for a band like Skarlett to make their way to the main stage! 

12:20pm - 12:50pm LUNCH

Enjoy some time out with a lunch pack and say hello to your favourite panelist of the morning.

12:50pm - 1:00pm RECHARGE and WIN!

Time to get back inside for your chance to win some amAzing prize packs from The Amity Afflication, Thelma Plum, San Cisco and Sietta!

1:00pm - 1:50pm MONEY, MONEY, MONEY | Planning it, getting it, spending it

Have you ever wondered how you're going to get money for that new EP, tour, marketing plan, merchandise, instrument... This session will introduce you to some of the ways and means to come by those funds, give you some hot tips on making applications succesful and introduce you to some new ways of funding to develop your music and audiences. 


Are you a songwriter? Like to work with some other songwriters? Bounce around ideas and talk through the songwriting process with 2012 NT Song of the Year winner David Garnham and 2012 triple j unearthed National Indigenous Music Award winner Thelma Plum. 

1:50pm - 2:40pm GETTING YOUR MUSIC HEARD | Releasing Your Music

Ok, so you've recorded some tracks but what next? These guys have released music through itunes, set up their own record labels and even manage some of Australia's hottest acts through their labels - find out more about your options to release your music AND hear about your rights and royalties!

1:50pm - 2:40pm HITTING THE STAGE | Gigs and Touring

So you've spent a while in the rehearsal room and now its time to hit the stage and have your music heard! Or maybe you've been gigging around town and you're ready to hit the road?! Hear from these guys about their recent touring experiences and how to get a gig or even set up your own.

2:40pm - 3:40pm APRA PRESENTS... Songwriters in Conversation

Hear from these great songwriters as Phillip Eaton from APRA asks them about their songwriting processes and habits - maybe even hear a song or two.

3:40pm - 4:00pm WORDS OF WISDOM.. The Last Chance Panel.

This is your last chance to hear the best of the best words of advice from our panelists.  Plus be here to win some sweet prizes including half a day in the recording studio as well as two sets of awesome headphones thanks to our fabulous room sponsors!


Sign up on the day for an opportunity to meet with panelists one-on-one.