Her Sound Her Story: Highlighting Australian Female Musicians

Her Sound Her Story: Highlighting Australian Female Musicians

Her Sound, Her Story is an intimate conversation unveiling the personal experiences, histories and

significant social impacts of women in the Australian music industry. Featuring more than 45 artists

spanning six decades, its unique narrative brims with rage, strength, beauty and triumph: a

moving and powerful dialogue that extends beyond the music industry to ask, "Where do we

want women's voices to sit in the world today?”

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When is your band a business not a hobby?

When is your band a business not a hobby?

Everyone’s dream is to turn their hobby into a business. But at what point does the hobby become a business? What’s the differences between a hobby and a business? The answer may seem obvious, however, it is important to be sure as each has its own tax, insurance and legal requirements.

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Outsourced Mastering vs. In-House & Local Engineering

Outsourced Mastering vs. In-House & Local Engineering

As any musician who has set out to record their music can tell you that the amount of choice available in the audio world can be overwhelming, and mastering is no exception. Deciding which studio or engineer to choose and determine who will give you the best results can be tricky, so to help you make a more informed decision, I will be explaining the different types of mastering engineers, as well as the benefits and downfalls of outsourcing versus in-house mastering or local engineers.  

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Engineer vs Producer: What's The Difference?

Engineer vs Producer: What's The Difference?

Music producers and sound engineers are an integral part of the music business landscape. The fact is, if you are a recording musician or band, you will need to engage with at least one of these services in your lifetime. But what actually is the difference between a producer and an engineer and how do you know which service, or combination of services is right for you? To help clear up the confusion surrounding this topic, I’m here to explain exactly what role each position plays in the music production process and why it matters to your band.

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Recovering From A Social Media PR Disaster

Recovering From A Social Media PR Disaster

Does “covfefe” ring a bell? Yep, I’m talking about that obscure midnight tweet sent by the one and only Donald Trump.

While a typo isn’t that big of a deal on the scale of “things that can go wrong”, it’s a stepping stone towards the downwards spiral that is a social media PR disaster.

Sometimes it’s something simple, like sharing a link to that funny cat video you were supposed to send your friend, but somehow managed to broadcast to your entire following network instead. While it may be embarrassing, it’s nothing to stress about; you may look like a klutz, but it won’t reflect negatively on the business your represent.

Other times it’s the thing you should be concerned about, like an inappropriate opinion or insensitive statement, an early release announcement, a false reward post, and a hack. 

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What To Ask Your Mastering Engineer

What To Ask Your Mastering Engineer

What’s the difference between mixing and mastering, and why do you need it? Bianca Birt is here to explain to you what mastering is, why it’s important, and what questions you should be asking your mastering engineer to achieve the best results for your project. 

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Why It's Ok To Be A Real Person On Social Media

Why It's Ok To Be A Real Person On Social Media

The facade of social media is a falsehood we all ascribe to, but for many this fiction is better than reality. Thanks to the mass digitalisation of the 21st century, we’re all under pressure to constantly present our best selves to the world through social media, but here’s why being yourself might just be better.

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