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APRA AMCOS awards Lorrae McKenna Lighthouse Award

Lorrae McKenna of Melbourne artist management agency Our Golden Friend, has been awarded the Lighthouse Award by APRA AMCOS which rewards “passion, creativity and integrity” and grants Lorrae a  $5000 boost to the business.  Lorrae set up Our Golden Friend in 2015, after working with

Melbourne’s Getting a New 3000 Capacity Live Venue in Thornbury

Novel, The promoters behind Pitch Music and Arts Festival, are set to take over an old Italian Club in Thornbury, about 7km north of Melbourne CBD. The space, dubbed Thornbury Social Club, sits within The Furlan Club — a sprawling sports and events facility established

Studio Profile-Wick Studios

Studio Profile: Wick Studios

Nestled in Brunswick’s industrial fortress lies a one of a kind musical hub. A building and facility like no other. A place where creatives from the furthest reaches of Australia and International touring acts flock, looking to fine-tune their craft, oil their musical gears, track

North Fitzroy Library to Host Free Pedal Building Workshop

If you’ve ever wanted to get into building pedals but found the learning curve too steep or the price of all the equipment and materials too much of a hurdle, here’s a great opportunity for Melbourne residents. The Yarra Libraries council initiative are hosting 2

Sound School: Changing the Electronic Landscape

Very rarely on a website for a music education program would you find a range of classes as diverse, exciting and out-of-the-box as those that Sound School have on offer. At Sound School, a free electronic music school that aims to educate artists existing in

#ShopTalk – Oxygen Music & College

Oxygen Music is a locally owned and operated independent music store in Geelong that provides specialist departments including Guitars and Amps, Pianos and Keys, Drums, Pro Audio and Recording, Band and Orchestral, Print Music, School Education, Repairs and Servicing. But it doesn't stop there, Oxygen also
NOISEGATE #ShopTalk Belfield Music

#ShopTalk – Belfield Music

Belfield Music is not just a Music store, but a destination music shop that provides an adventure, a journey and for many customers, a chance to have a dream fulfilled. We chat with Elias Moujaber about the store's philosophy, future plans, gear and more. Can you

#ShopTalk – Found Sound

Found Sound is an independent music retailer in Carlton, Victoria. Noisegate sat down with owner Lewis Boyes to find out how he got to open his own music shop after almost 20 years working in music retail… What is your background in retail and why
#ShopTalk Macron Music

#ShopTalk-Macron Music

Macron Music is nestled in the Central Coast region of New South Wales, between Gosford and Terrigal and first opened its doors in the late 1970s. In 2015 the store took on an exciting new chapter with a new ownership, and a new direction. We