Music SA News

2018 Clip It! Recipients Announced

Congratulations to the five recipients of this year’s Clip It! video production initiative to be run in conjunction with filmmakers from the Media Resources Centre.

Alex Salkicevic
Young Offenders

Ashleigh Knott
Rachael Leahcar

James Baker
Something to Rescue

Gilbert Kemp Attrill
Dean Forever

Tamryn Morriss
Hana and Jessie-Lee

Clip It! aims to assist Media Resource Centre (MRC) members to develop and produce a music clip for local Music […]

By |November 17th, 2017|Music SA News, Music SA Presents, News, Opportunities, Uncategorised|Comments Off on 2018 Clip It! Recipients Announced

2017 SOUTH AUSTRALIAN MUSIC AWARDS WINNERS ANNOUNCED!

Last night hip-hop duo A.B. Original won a total of six awards at the third annual South Australian Music Awards (SAM Awards), while pop superstar Tkay Maidza won Best Female Artist and South Sudanese-born rapper DyspOra won Best Male Artist.

A.B. Original cleaned up the awards winning six in total with their 2016 debut album Reclaim […]

By |November 10th, 2017|Music SA News, Music SA Presents, News, Opportunities|Comments Off on 2017 SOUTH AUSTRALIAN MUSIC AWARDS WINNERS ANNOUNCED!

New Female Music Industry Scholarship

Music SA in partnership with moshtix, is thrilled to announce the creation of a new scholarship to assist in developing the career of a female South Australian music industry professional and addressing the barriers for women trying to forge a career in the music industry.

The scholarship, for a Certificate IV in Music Industry, will be funded […]

By |November 1st, 2017|Music SA News, Music SA Presents, News, Opportunities, Uncategorised|Comments Off on New Female Music Industry Scholarship

Writer Services Representative role at APRA AMCOS

APRA AMCOS is searching for a Writer Services Representative to join the Writer Services department based in North Adelaide. The role is permanent Full Time commencing December 2017 and reporting to the National Manager, Writer Services.

This is a busy, service based role supporting writer members of APRA AMCOS with many aspects of their membership and royalty […]

By |October 20th, 2017|Music SA News, News, Opportunities|Comments Off on Writer Services Representative role at APRA AMCOS

Twenty Years of Music SA!

Over the last 20 years Music SA has delivered a significant contribution to the growth, development and profile of the original contemporary music industry in South Australia. We service artists, industry practitioners and music businesses.

Since its inception Music SA has been an industry leader for contemporary music education (both performance, festivals & events and music […]

By |October 9th, 2017|Music SA News, News|Comments Off on Twenty Years of Music SA!

Finalists announced for the 2017 South Australian Music Awards

Music SA today announced the finalists for the SAM Awards Peer-Voted and People’s Choice categories for their third annual event, with the winners to be celebrated on Thursday 9th November at Thebby Lane (Thebarton Theatre) in Adelaide.

Boasting an exciting and diverse list of finalists, the 2017 SAM Awards nominations are led by political hip-hop duo […]

By |October 4th, 2017|Music SA News, Music SA Presents, News|Comments Off on Finalists announced for the 2017 South Australian Music Awards

Meet Todd Fischer – A Wizard in the World of Graphic Design

Meet the man behind many of Music SA’s absolute genius graphic designs including our Umbrella Winter City Sounds logo and Music SA’s 20th Birthday Quiz Night poster!!

Todd Fischer is an Adelaide graphic designer using his artistic wizardry to provide effective creative solutions that really stand out from the crowd. Rather than someone who is just […]

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CLIP IT Initiative returns for 2017/18

Clip It! aims to assist Media Resource Centre (MRC) members to develop and produce a music clip for local Music SA musicians (band or solo artist) and interpret that song in a creative and resourceful way which furthers both the musicians and the filmmakers’ careers.

Clip It! is funded by the South Australian Government through the […]

By |September 27th, 2017|Music SA News, Music SA Presents, Opportunities, Uncategorised|Comments Off on CLIP IT Initiative returns for 2017/18

Music SA’s 20th Birthday Quiz Night

We’ve found the perfect excuse for the music industry, their family and friends to get together to enjoy some games, prizes, cake, art, a raffle, door prizes and of course music!

Join us for a very special birthday. Yes! Music SA is turning 20 years old and we’d love you to help us blow out the […]

By |September 13th, 2017|Gigs, Music SA News, Music SA Presents, News, Opportunities|Comments Off on Music SA’s 20th Birthday Quiz Night

Exploding White Mice Reunite for Vive Le Punk!

Punk Rock mania will explode at ADL Film Festival with the return of legendary Adelaide (punk) outfit Exploding White Mice. In the ‘80s and ‘90s the Mice tore up the stage at home and abroad with shows that are still talked about.

Their stellar recording career began with 1983’s Nest of Vipers, named by RAM magazine […]

By |August 2nd, 2017|Music SA News, Music SA Presents, News|Comments Off on Exploding White Mice Reunite for Vive Le Punk!

Scouted Announces Lineup and Playing Times

Music SA and Sundial Productions have announced the full line-up and playing times for the inaugural Scouted showcase event presented in conjunction with Umbrella: Winter City Sounds and Australian Independent Record Labels Association (AIR).

Set to take over Adelaide’s East End on July 28, Scouted will showcase South Australia’s most prominent unsigned musical talents, and is […]

By |July 19th, 2017|Music SA News, Music SA Presents, News|Comments Off on Scouted Announces Lineup and Playing Times

Umbrella: Winter City Sounds returns to ignite Adelaide’s Winter

Music SA today announced a program of over 300 live music events across more than 100 different venues and locations throughout the Adelaide, for the 2017 Umbrella: Winter City Sounds from Friday, July 14 to Monday, July 30.

Umbrella Winter City Sounds, a two week festival partially curated partially open-access, will transform Adelaide into a winter […]

By |May 31st, 2017|Music SA News, Music SA Presents, News, Umbrella|Comments Off on Umbrella: Winter City Sounds returns to ignite Adelaide’s Winter

Introducing Adelaide’s star producer Mario Spate

It’s been a whirlwind start to the year for Adelaide based producer Mario Späte aka Badcop, after being invited back to Sydney’s prestigious Industry song writing camp ’50 Songs in 5 Days’ a second time in December it’s lead to a slew for collaborations in 2017 including with ARIA winners Montagine and Megan Washington.

Recent recipient […]

By |May 5th, 2017|Music SA News, News|Comments Off on Introducing Adelaide’s star producer Mario Spate

Peter Hanlon Internship Program Applications Open

Music SA is proud to announce an exciting opportunity for someone to join our team and take that next step in their music industry career.

We are now seeking applicants for a 12 month PAID internship with our company on a permanent part-time basis.

This opportunity has arisen thanks to the generosity of philanthropist Peter Hanlon, a […]

By |November 14th, 2016|Music SA News, Music SA Presents, Opportunities|Comments Off on Peter Hanlon Internship Program Applications Open

Week One of Australian Music Month

This week marks the first week of Australian Music Month and to celebrate we launched the new Music SA gig guide on November 1st (Day 1). We’ve been chomping at the bit to announce this new partnership with theMusic.com.au… so go ahead and check it out on our gigs page for all the upcoming gigs around Adelaide.

The topic for week […]

By |November 4th, 2016|Music SA News, Music SA Presents, News|Comments Off on Week One of Australian Music Month

Sounds Australia presents ‘Insights into International Genre Events’

Sounds Australia presents “Insights into International Genre Events” in partnership with Music SA, Musitec and the Music Development Office.

Sounds Australia will be in Adelaide presenting an evening of insights into the many genre events that are now available through out the year.

From jazz, classical and world music to folk, Americana and all of the dance genres in between, […]

By |July 1st, 2016|Music SA News, Music SA Presents, Opportunities|Comments Off on Sounds Australia presents ‘Insights into International Genre Events’

music sa farewells elizabeth reid

After eleven years service, Music SA is sad to announce Digital Marketing Manager, Elizabeth Reid is moving on to take up the dual role of Community Liaison for St Paul’s Creative Centre and Program Officer for the Music Development Office.

Music SA General Manager Lisa Bishop said “Elizabeth has been a highly valued member of the […]

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umbrella – winter city sounds info

If you attended Music SA’s information session on Wednesday (or are subscribed to our eNews), you will have heard the news about a brand new live music festival presented by Music SA.

The inaugural “Umbrella – Winter City Sounds” will be held from 15th July 15 to 7th August 2016, offering an exciting smorgasbord of curated […]

By |March 11th, 2016|Music SA News, Music SA Presents, Opportunities|Comments Off on umbrella – winter city sounds info

music sa masterclass – the art of stagecraft

Music SA, APRA AMCOS and the Music Development Office present “Shake Your Money-Maker: A Masterclass in the Art of Stagecraft.”

This is the 4th event in a series of professional development forums aimed at tooling up South Australian musicians and industry practitioners.

What: Topic – the art of stagecraft and performance
Where: Level 1, St Paul’s Creative Centre, […]

By |March 10th, 2016|Music SA News, Music SA Presents, Opportunities|Comments Off on music sa masterclass – the art of stagecraft

frusic is launched

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bands on track artists announced

Six of South Australia’s best live music acts will join an incredible line-up of international artists and Australian music legends to perform at the Clipsal 500 Adelaide as Music SA’s Bands on Track Support Acts.

Music SA received 134 applications vying for a spot on the Clipsal 500 Adelaide stage and the winners will perform over […]

By |January 21st, 2016|Music SA News, Music SA Presents, News|Comments Off on bands on track artists announced

frusic update: get featured!!

Less than a month to go now before Adelaide Fringe Festival takes over the town, and suburbs, and even some regional areas!

FRUSIC (Fringe Music) promotion will go full force by mid February, and we’ve already started featuring some hand-picked shows and live music venues on the Music SA site & social pages.

So. What do have […]

By |January 14th, 2016|Frusic, Music SA News|Comments Off on frusic update: get featured!!

news presenter special guest in music sa courses 2016

Interest is soaring in Music SA’s series of accredited Music Business Courses for 2016, with enrolments for some Certificates looking set to double in numbers!

It’s no surprise really, if you consider some of the amazing tutors and guest presenters that are lined up to help grow the music careers of our next group of students.

Nine […]

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frusic begins as fringe program launches!

The Adelaide Fringe has opened tickets sales today (2 December 2015) and you can view its entire 2016 program online now.

This season we’re shining the spotlight on the Fringe Music Program – it’s packed with diverse, creative and downright wacky live music options.

In fact there are 284 music shows to choose from, hosted at 126 venues […]

By |December 2nd, 2015|Frusic, Music SA News, Music SA Presents, News, Opportunities|Comments Off on frusic begins as fringe program launches!

clip it! apply to have a video made

Clip It! is a music video production initiative brought to you by the Media Resource Centre (MRC) and Music SA, generously funded by Arts SA.

Clip It! aims to assist MRC members to develop and produce a music clip for local Music SA musicians (band or solo artist), and interpret that song in a creative and resourceful […]

By |November 13th, 2015|Music SA News, Music SA Presents, Opportunities|Comments Off on clip it! apply to have a video made

sam awards 2015 winners announced

Tkay Maidza and Timberwolf have walked away as the big winners at last night’s South Australian Music (SAM) Awards.

Eclectic brat rapper, Tkay Maidza, was crowned Best Female and her Switch Tape EP was awarded Best Release. Maidza’s track Switch Lanes scored the APRA AMCOS award for Best Song as well as Best Music Video by […]

By |November 11th, 2015|Music SA News, Music SA Presents, News|Comments Off on sam awards 2015 winners announced

frusic guide to fringe live music

Reminder: 2016 Adelaide Fringe Festival program launches 2 December! Watch for more news on how to promote your MUSIC show through the FRUSIC (Fringe Music) Campaign.

 

 

Are you a Registered Fringe Venue that’s hosting Live Music during Adelaide Fringe 2016?

Or…are you a Registered Fringe Artist that is performing Live Music at Adelaide Fringe?

Then you are in […]

By |November 1st, 2015|Frusic, Music SA News, Music SA Presents, News, Opportunities|Comments Off on frusic guide to fringe live music

sam awards 2015 nominees announced

Today Music SA announces the nominees for the South Australian Music Awards (SAM Awards).

SA (by way of Zimbabwe) eclectic brat rapper – Tkay Maizda – leads the charge enjoying a total of seven nominations across 14 categories.

Other front runners in the artist categories include punk three piece Grenadiers, modern folk bluesman Timberwolf and noir alt-rockers […]

By |October 12th, 2015|Music SA News, Music SA Presents, News|Comments Off on sam awards 2015 nominees announced

vote now in sa music awards

Public voting is now open for the “most popular artist” category of the SA Music Awards.

Voters may find themselves faced with a difficult choice – so many good acts have been nominated!

You’ll find the full list, plus more news, at the new official SA Music Awards website, now online at http://southaustralianmusicawards.com.au

Cast your vote here >

Voting […]

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forum: ins + outs of music festivals

**** SOLD OUT ****

Music SA, APRA AMCOS and Pirate Life present “The Ins and Outs of Music Festivals” – the next forum in our professional development series aimed at tooling up South Australian musicians and industry practitioners.

What: Topic – The Ins and Outs of Music Festivals
Where: The Jade Monkey
When: Tuesday, October 13, 6 – 8pm
Who: […]

By |September 30th, 2015|Music SA News, Music SA Presents, Opportunities|Comments Off on forum: ins + outs of music festivals

frusic info session

INTRODUCING ‘FRUSIC’

Get double the promotion – for FREE – when you register your venue or music act for Adelaide Fringe 2016!

Not only will you be listed in the official Adelaide Fringe guide & website, but you’ll also be featured in a NEW Fringe Live Music Guide, “FRUSIC” – a combination of ‘Fringe’ + ‘Music.’

Learn all […]

By |September 22nd, 2015|Frusic, Music SA News, Music SA Presents, News, Opportunities|Comments Off on frusic info session

music sa announces new team members

(pictured clockwise from top left: Amy Cook, Joel Byrne, Adam Vanderwerf, Peter Hanlon)

 

Music SA is pleased to announce that as a result of our recent internship recruitment, we have appointed Adam Vanderwerf and Joel Byrne to the role of Project Officers, with the further provision of tuition for our Certificate IV in Music Business Course […]

By |September 17th, 2015|Music SA News, News|Comments Off on music sa announces new team members

sa music awards after party line-up

SOUTH AUSTRALIAN MUSIC AWARDS AFTER-PARTY LINE-UP ANNOUNCED

Today Music SA announces the line-up for the South Australian Music Awards (SAM Awards) official after-party, featuring Afro-beat orchestra Shaolin Afronauts and recent Robert Stigwood fellowship recipients SKIES.

Hosted by triple j presenter Dom Alessio and charismatic local musician Max Savage at Fowler’s Live on November 11, the evening’s live […]

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adelaide’s live music census findings revealed

25 August 2015 – UPDATE

The Music Development Office has created a Google Map, illustrating the Adelaide Live Music Census as it covers the CBD & near surrounds – a fascinating visual depiction of our local live scene.

 

13 August 2015

In response to the University of Tasmania’s report released this week identifying the live music industry as […]

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band connection awaits

TONIGHT (Wednesday August 5) Band Connection kicks off at The Station in Murray Bridge, with a special guest band in store..

What’s Band Connection all about? It aims to create. Innovate. Inspire. If you want to join a band, they’ll show you how – no experience needed!

Presented by Music SA, The Station, and Murray Bridge Council, […]

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winter jams videos

Remember Winter Jams?

Our program with the Adelaide City Council in the July school holidays was a complete success, and we were enthralled by the artistic results achieved in only 3 days.

That’s 3 days to write, record AND film a brand new, original song. Ambitious by many standards, but these young artists (aged between 13-17 […]

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south australian music awards announced

Today Music SA announces the South Australian Music Awards (SAM Awards) are to take place on Wednesday 11 November, with nominations open from Monday 3 August.

The awards, which are judged by an expert industry panel from around the country, celebrate the absolute best South Australia’s contemporary original music scene has to offer.

“South Australia has a […]

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music sa seeks intern

Music SA is proud to announce an exciting new opportunity for someone to join our team and take that next step in their music industry career.

We are now seeking applicants for a 12 month PAID Internship with our company, on a permanent part-time basis.

This opportunity has arisen thanks to the generosity of philanthropist Peter Hanlon, […]

By |July 15th, 2015|Music SA News, Music SA Presents, Opportunities|Comments Off on music sa seeks intern

music sa “hard to say goodbye” show

It’s a bittersweet event for the Music SA Cert III Event Management students, as their major live music event is also the last ever shows of two Adelaide bands.

All That I’m Asking (pictured) and S is for Spaceship headline “Hard To Say Goodbye” at Nexus on the 21st of August.

Other outstanding Metalcore, Punk-Rock and […]

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“this is sa music” at airport

MUSIC SA and Adelaide Airport are pleased to announce that their successful partnership program “This Is SA Music” continues throughout 2015.

A curated original SA music series, “This Is SA Music” is performed live at Adelaide Airport every Friday afternoon, plus alternate Saturdays and Sundays. Over 100 shows will be performed throughout the year, with each […]

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