Our next workshop will take place on Sunday November 18, 2018. We book out every time, make sure to register your interest now.
Artist | CAMP cope
Georgia McDonald is the lead singer and guitarist in Melbourne punk trio Camp Cope. The band have released two albums through Poison City Records, their second, How To Socialise and Make Friends recently scoring an ARIA nomination for Best Independent Album. Camp Cope have toured extensively throughout the UK, Europe and the US and are highly regarded as one of Australia’s foremost DIY feminist bands. We’ll talk to Georgia about music as a vehicle for social change, the value of community and the importance of self care.
Georgia cooke pubLicity | Remote control
Georgia Cooke is a publicist at Remote Control Records. She has worked on publicity and release campaigns for artists including Adele, Courtney Barnett, Methyl Ethel, Aldous Harding, The xx and many more. Georgia reps the Beggars Group in Australia (4AD, Matador Records, Rough Trade, XL Recordings & Young Turks), Omnian Music Group, as well as amazing indie artists on local labels; Dot Dash, Milk! Records, Pool House Records, Bedrooms Suck and Barely Dressed. We’ll talk to Georgia about DIY publicity, how to service media and radio and writing strong PR.
ARTIST Manager | LOOK out kid
Ellen Kirk is an artist manager and marketing coordinator at Look Out Kid, a Melbourne based management company representing Courtney Barnett, Jen Cloher and Sarah Blasko. She oversees all things marketing, social media, digital, publicity, artwork and merchandise as well as being the day-to-day manager for the artists on the roster. We’ll talk to Ellen about the importance of a well-executed marketing and promotion campaign and the web tools available to musicians to strategically plan their own release.
I MANAGE MY MUSIC
In 2011 Jen Cloher launched a series of workshops called I Manage My Music, specifically tailored to assist the self-managed musician. Jen has self funded and independently released four albums. Her most recent (self-titled) garnering critical praise around the world. Prior to commencing a co-management partnership with Look Out Kid in 2017, Jen was self-managed for 12 years. She now manages Milk! Records the label started by Courtney Barnett in 2012, which won Best Label at the 2015 and 2018 AIR Awards. Jen will talk about the importance of implementing business structure, planning and funding with a specific focus on your next release.
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