Australian Music WEek Set To Kick Off The Summer With It’s Biggest Conference Yet!








Set to kick off the Summer with its biggest conference yet when it hits Sydney’s Cronulla Beach this November 6-10


Artists OpportunityNow in its fifth year, the annual Music Industry Conference will 

see national & international industry professionals and artists converge on the beachside town for a five-day music program of live showcases, panels & masterclass workshops.
Providing the perfect opportunity to gain an insight into the inner workings & current issues of the music industry, over 20 conference panels & workshops will see  80+ speakers discuss the latest in digital streaming & music technology, and the current state of play within the world of record labels, publishing, radio promotion, publicity & marketing, touring, artist management and more.

If you’re a keen music lover or looking for the next big thing, there will be plenty of live music on offer with a dozen local venues playing host to over 150 Australian & International performing acts, covering an array of genres from rock & blues, indie pop, electronica through to folk, Americana & country.

Want to play at Australian Music Week?
Artist applications are now open, with submissions closing 11.45pm, Sunday September 1, 2019. Apply here.

Australian Music Week
Stay tuned for our first announcement of speakers & performing acts.




Artist applications are now open, with submissions closing
11.45pm, Sunday September 1, 2019. Apply here.


Music Production for Women: a Revolutionary Initiative by Xylo Aria



London-based artist and entrepreneur Xylo Aria has launched an innovative learning platform with an aim of improving the horrendous statistic of female music producers, currently at 5%.

Writing music since age 12, Indian born Xylo eventually took the decision to produce her own music, and after a period of experimenting and tutorials, released her first self-produced single in 2018, Pig. Her tracks have received significant coverage on publications in home country, Australia, including Tonedeaf, Music Talks and Australian Music Scene as well as radio cover-age on numerous radio stations such as PBS and Triple R.

Reflecting on her own experiences as a female musician relying on other producers and the challenges of learning a skill in an area which is so heavily male dominated planted the seed to empower other women in similar situations.

After the tragic and unexpected loss of a close friend, Xylo quit her job and began developing Music Production for Women. Xylo believes the Music Production for Women course and community will instil confidence in other women to help realise and achieve their artistic potential.

“It’s time we started empowering ourselves and each other, if we wait for others to provide the stepping stone, we’ll be waiting forever” she says.

The Music Production for Women platform utilises Ableton Live, who have generously pro-vided a 40% discount to any MPW members. The course consists of a free online introductory masterclass, access to the web training portal, the online community and full email support & monthly group calls. MPW are currently planning workshops in UK and Europe as well as a podcast for which they are open to sponsors.


For more information, please contact Xylo at


Free class registration:




Mastering and Mixing


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Professional Mixing helps musicians create a well balanced piece of music from all your recorded instruments. Working with a professional sound engineer who can understand and overcome all mixing challenges is key in the mixing process.

Drooble Mixing service provides your music with a distinctive sonic character and clarity. It will shape the dynamics of your track by bringing sound to life and giving them a sense of energy and vitality. Drooble’s sound engineers use delays, distortion modulation effects, drum triggering and more to add a sense of space and depth to your music. 

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Professional Mastering empower the sound of your tracks. Unlike other online mastering services that use automated software, Drooble Mastering service is done by top audio engineers with a wealth of experience and refined musical tastes.     

Mastering will enable you to add punch, clarity and volume to your tracks. It will smooth out your final mix without losing the character of your music, so that it sounds good in all playback situations (home, car radio, club, streaming platform or online single). If you are working on an album, mastering will unify all tracks with level matching, compression, and volume consistency.


Mixing service costs $70 and Mastering service costs $60, but Drooble offers an exclusive discount of 20% for all Music Talks site visitors. To order the service, simply click these links ( and ), register an account and follow the steps on our partner’s site.


Electronic Press Kit


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Electronic Press Kit is а professional artist resume containing all your content including discography, photos, videos, bio, upcoming gigs, testimonials, downloadable assets and more. EPK is the easiest way to make a powerful impression with venuеs, labels, promoters, journalists and other industry representatives.


Drooble’s Professional EPK turns your artistry into a masterpiece! Get your content presented in a cutting edge design web page that is easy to create and effortless to edit. Maintaining an up to date EPK is a prerequisite for getting more opportunities for gigs, endorsements and PR publications.


Electronic Press Kit service costs $7.95 / month, but Drooble offers an exclusive discount of 20% for all Music Talks site visitors. To order the service, simply click this link (, register an account and follow the steps on our partner’s site.




The Electronic Press Kit on Drooble is a great tool for my music career. It helped me map out my music project and now I can share it with possible promoters and labels. Also, it created a nice visual to use on my social media pages.” – Maurice Hissink, Мusician and Guitarist

A really useful tool for contacting promoters, venues, journalists, etc.” – Mathew Joseph, Musician and Guitarist

“Drooble Electronic Press Kit is a great way to have an online portfolio dedicated to your music career” – Slobodan Cvjeticanin, Musician and Guitarist


Electronic Press Kit service costs $7.95 / month, but Drooble offers an exclusive discount of 20% for all Music Talks site visitors. To order the service, simply click this link ( ), register an account and follow the steps on our partner’s site. 



Drooble song reviews


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When you are improving a finished song or work-in-progress, a pair of fresh ears can be really helpful! Many times musicians spend so much time on a song that at the end they stop hearing it properly. That’s why constructive music feedback is one of the most effective ways to discover potential areas for improvement, no matter if you’re an established artist or a rising one. 

Drooble’s Song Reviews is the only service that allows you to have your song reviewed by fellow musicians. Artists receive written general impressions and recommendations for improvement, along with various other emotional and analytical responses for the submitted track. All packed in a beautiful  song report. The service allows musicians to get deeper insights into key areas like production, songwriting and audience analytics, and provides them with creative motivation and recognition.

Song Reviews service costs $8.90 for the basic 10 reviews package, but Drooble offers an exclusive discount of 20% for all Music Talk site visitors. To order the service with discount, simply follow this link (, register an account and follow the steps on our partner’s site.

Musicians Love Drooble Song Reviews

If you want a song reviewed, this is the perfect place! It was very helpful and I got a lot of good feedback. – Hipster Pug

I really recommend that you use Song Reviews! You will be surprised with what you are going to get. – Michel DeQuevedo

I got great feedback that helped me improve my songs! It’s a great opportunity! – Steve Weber

I couldn’t be happier with the tips I got! It was way more than what I expected! – Ehsan Imani

A great opportunity to get objective feedback! It’s pretty straight forward and detailed review and I find it encouraging. – Evelyn Snyder

It’s really useful to get constructive feedback from other people! I can highly recommend this service to other people as well. – Slinky Williams


To order the service with discount, simply follow this link ( ), register an account and follow the steps on our partner’s site.



International Singing Competition


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The International Songwriting Competition (ISC) is an annual song contest whose mission is to provide the opportunity for both aspiring and established songwriters to have their songs heard in a professional, international arena. ISC is designed to nurture the musical talent of songwriters on all levels and promote excellence in the art of songwriting. Amateur and professional songwriters and musicians are invited to participate. ISC has the most prestigious panel of judges of all the songwriting and music contests in the world, offering exposure and the opportunity to have your songs heard by the most influential decision-makers in the music industry.


71 winners will share over $150,000 in cash and prizes, including $25,000 cash USD to the Grand Prize Winner! ISC is a great opportunity for songwriters, musicians, and performers to win cash and prizes, further their music careers, and gain recognition and exposure in the music industry.


Vance Joy, Gotye, Bastille, Kehlani, The Band Perry, Kimbra, Passenger, Kasey Chambers, Lindsey Stirling, Kate Miller-Heidke, Gregory Porter, King Charles, Gin Wigmore, Andrew Bird, for King & Country, Omar Sosa, and more.  


To enter, simply visit: 


Submit to



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Rage plays a wide selection of music videos across different genres, from major label artists to the fiercely independent. They welcome quality video submission from all current artists.

If you have created or are the rights holder for an original music video that you would like to submit to Rage for consideration, please complete the form via the link below and follow all instructions on their submissions page.

Rage will contact you if they need to obtain a broadcast-quality version of your work.

Rage receives many submissions each week and unfortunately it’s impossible for them to give you feedback on your video or enter into any correspondence.

To find out if your video has been made it into the show we suggest you check the Rage playlist which is published on Fridays after 5pm.

Please note that Rage abides by the ABC’s Editorial Policies. This includes the prohibiting of prominent references to commercial organisations or products including URLs in any videos.

Finally, please be realistic. Rage aims to entertain by screening the best music and most entertaining new videos produced.

Watch the show (in Australia) on Friday night or Saturday morning from 8am to get an idea of the quality we’re after. Good luck!








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On Song International a documentary and performance-based show featuring singer-songwriters and original bands.

On Song will unearth unknown songwriters and stories and Globally and celebrate their talents to your global audience. To select which Artists appear on the show, artist submit there work to the panel will then select artists to be featured

They will select and post featured Artist on the On Song Facebook pageYoutube channel & On Song International onsongaus.comMusic fans from around the world help find our future chart-busting artist.

Be part of the community of music makers and music fans be active and get to know. Here is a link to the On Song website.

Youtube music channel, singer-songwriter channel, songwriter, songwriting tips, songwriting, best songwriters playlist, new original songs, original bands, music fans, love music, independent music, music news, instrument reviews, artist interviews, talented and gifted artists meet global audience.

On Song International are self-funding and very grateful to those wish to make a donation to help bring new awesome songwriters into the spotlight.