Our next workshop will take place on Sunday July 15, 2018. We book out every time, make sure to register your interest now.
EVELYN IDA MORRIS
Evelyn Ida Morris has released four albums as Pikelet, an experimental pop act, winning the Age Music Victoria Award for Best Experimental Musician and being shortlisted for the Australian Music Prize. In 2014, Morris co-founded LISTEN, an advocacy group focused on creating discourse around and documentation of gender diversity and gender politics in music in Australia. In 2018 they released their first solo album under Evelyn Ida Morris. Recently voted one of the ’50 Most Powerful People in the Australian Music Industry’, Evelyn uses they/them pronouns and does not identify as female or male. We’ll talk to Evelyn about the importance of building community, finding the balance between advocacy and creative work and their experience of bringing visibility to non-binary artists and musicians with their recent album release.
VANJA BREZbradica Remote control |HEAD OF DIGITAL
Vanja Bezbradica has worked on campaigns for The xx, Methyl Ethel, Courtney Barnett, Adele, Banoffee, Client Liaison, The National, The Smith Street Band, Aldous Harding, Sampha and many more. As the Digital Manager at Remote Control Records, she pitches music to digital service providers such as Spotify and Apple Music and runs marketing campaigns. Vanja 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 Vanja about the importance of a well-executed marketing and promotion campaign and the web tools available to musicians to strategically plan their own release.
ARTIST | pRESENTER
Erica Dunn is a songwriter, vocalist and guitarist who shares her talents between several bands as a member of MOD CON, Tropical Fuck Storm, Palm Springs and Harmony. She is also a presenter on the much beloved community radio station PBS FM where she hosts ‘Mixing Up The Medicine’ each Tuesday drive time. In 2017 Erica toured the States with her band TFS supporting King Gizzard and the Lizard Wizard. She was also selected for an international song-writing residency program with Arts, Letters & Numbers in New York (2017). We’ll talk to Erica about the importance of community radio for early career artists and her experience of releasing and touring her music both here and overseas.
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 AIR Awards. Jen will talk about the importance of implementing business structure, planning and funding with a specific focus on your next release.
NORTHCOTE TOWN HALL | 189 HIGH ST NORTHCOTE, VIC.