Our next workshop will take place on Sunday October 20, 2019. We book out every time, make sure to register your interest now. N.B * the speakers below were at our workshop in June earlier this year. We’ll be announcing the October speakers soon.
Simona Castricum is a musician, designer and architecture academic. She has released six albums and two EPs; four major releases as a solo artist; and with goth-pop duo SaD; and formerly with projects Fluorescent and Ana Nicole. Simona is one of Melbourne’s unique underground live music performers and DJs, and a community radio broadcaster on PBS FM. She is active in trans and gender diverse advocacy and a member of Music Victoria’s Women’s Advisory Panel. We’ll talk to Simona about her work as an activist and educator within the music industry, the isolation of LGBTIQA+ artists and what inclusivity beyond tokenism might look like.
Mia Timpano has a strong background in journalism and editing, and has written for The Guardian, Smith Journal and ABC, as well as being the former assistant editor and music editor of frankie magazine. Her current gig is at Triple R FM where she runs communications, online content, social media, marketing an editing the stations print magazine, The Trip. We’ll talk to Mia about the importance of community radio and the best way to approach media with new music.
Matt Bird is the head of the royalties division at White Sky, Australia’s largest music business management firm. He currently works with some of the biggest local and international artists, labels and managers, ensuring that artist royalty payments don’t become another casualty in this volatile industry. Matt will look at royalty streams you might be missing out on and offer tools to help you with accounting.
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. Jen is co-founder of the Melbourne based independent label Milk! Records which she managed from 2013 to 2018. Jen will talk about the importance of implementing business structure, planning and funding with a specific focus on your next release.
WHITE SKY HUB 79 LT OXFORD ST | COLLINGWOOD, VIC.