Our next workshop will take place in early December 2017. The speakers below appeared at our June workshop. We book out every time, make sure to register your interest now.
Cash Savage is one of Australia’s finest and most unique blues and rock singers, a charismatic and intense performer with an explosive live band The Last Drinks. In 2016, Cash independently released her third album ‘One Of Us’ and most recently claimed her place as one of this country's best live performers with a set at Golden Plains people still haven’t stopped talking about. We’ll talk to Cash about the realities of recording and touring in Australia and how she manages to balance business with creative work.
MUSIC VICTORIA | LISTEN
Chloe Turner is a founding board member of LISTEN and director of the affiliated label LISTEN Records. Passionate about feminism and diversity, Chloe devotes most of her time to advocacy and gender equality within the music industry. As full time operations and marketing administrator for Music Victoria, we’ll talk to Chloe about the changes these long overdue conversations have made within the music community and where we need to take them next.
SUPER DUPER AGENCY
Genna Alexopoulos is a music & events publicist that honed her skills at an independent record label, before starting boutique PR Agency Super Duper in her living room in late 2013. Since then, Super Duper has represented some of your favourite artists and programs in Australia, including Vivid LIVE at Sydney Opera House, Big Day Out, Secret Garden Festival, Camp Cope, Skegss and the Twilight at Taronga and Melbourne Zoo. We’ll talk to Genna about the most cost effective way self managed artists can structure a DIY release, incorporating community and ABC radio, playlists and blogs.
Alex Zaccaria is a Melbourne-based digital strategist obsessed with all things music and tech. He is co-director at Bolster Group along with brother Anthony; he also manages the White Sky Music co-working space and founded the app Linktree. Bolster Digital and Bolster Creative work across digital strategy, media buying, advertising and web development for music brands such as Splendour In The Grass, Laneway Festival and Falls. Alex will talk 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 three albums. Her most recent, In Blood Memory was shortlisted for the Australian Music Prize. 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 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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