News from WAM
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Tapped by Otherside today announced a new $3,500 2018 WA Band Manager Grant furthering its commitment to supporting the growth of WA’s creative sector. In a coup for the local music industry, Tapped by Otherside’s WA Band Manager Grant will see an emerging band manager given the opportunity to attend Big Sound music conference in Brisbane, to boost his or her skills, networks and opportunities to benefit the sector. Established in 2015, Tapped by Otherside, invests in the development of emerging musical and creative talent and artists through a range of grants. According to Otherside Brewing Co. director David Chitty,...
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Budget Direct offers four levels of international travel insurance, domestic travel cover and an annual multi-trip option for frequent travellers. So, whether it’s a city break for two or the international adventure of a lifetime, Budget Direct should have a cover option to suit your needs and budget. You can even purchase cover on your mobile device right up to when you board the flight! WAM MEMBER BENEFIT WAM members receive 10% off travel insurance policies. Contact your membership officer Kate Branson to find out how to take advantage of this benefit! Another reason why, if you’re a WA musician...
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WA’S BIGGEST GUIDE TO LOCAL LAUNCHES!! There’s no better way to spend your weekend than by checking out some fresh local tunes! Here’s what’s coming up… FRIDAY 10 August – THURSDAY 23 August Come down and listen to the blues-rock sounds of Matty T Wall at The Ellington Jazz Club on Friday 1o August, in support of the launch of his album Sidewinder. Hip Hop solo artist Skrazie is launching his album Eminence at The Civic Hotel on Saturday 11 August. Catch Grace Armstrongs folk pop sounds at her EP launch for Good Fortunes at The Bird on Thusday 16...
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WAM Talks: Sam Ford from Tone City Recording Studio
Owned and operated by Sam Ford (POND, Abbe May, The Silents), Tone City is a boutique recording studio located in Scarborough, WA. Collecting over 15 years of experience in the music industry, Sam has collaborated on a varied list of successful projects – both as a producer and musician. The studio reflects this in its offering of state-of-the-art sound design, flawless acoustics and collection of vintage, modern and digital equipment. Tone City provides a complete, creative space for all artists wanting high-quality production in a relaxed and easy work environment. Tone City is perfect for writing, production, recording, mixing and...
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WAMCon 2018 Early Birds Released as Epic First Wave of Speakers & Sessions Revealed!
WAMCon 2018 makes a big splash today, revealing the conference’s epic first wave of industry speakers, sessions and events! FIRST 7 WAMCON SPEAKERS ANNOUNCED Today we reveal the first 7 of the 30+ music industry professionals set to wash up on WAMCon shores this November, including our first international speaker Jesse Elliott (US) who joins us all the way from Fort Collins, Colorado, US, where he heads up The Music District – a dynamic gathering hub, workspace, and creative playground for the Northern Colorado music community. Elliott joins a stack of Aussie industry powerhouses, including producer, mixer and engineer, Anna...
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Luna Palace are Perth’s leading independent cinemas, showcasing the best mix of art-house, contemporary and classic cinema enriched with loads of specially curated film festivals, talking picture events and HD captured stage performances. WAM MEMBER BENEFIT WAM Members receive concession movie prices of $17.00 on all standard movie sessions at these cinemas; Luna Leederville, Luna Palace, Luna on SX, Luna Outdoor, Windsor Cinema and Camelot Outdoor. *Cinema Paradiso is not included* Another reason why, if you’re a WA musician or music business, you can’t afford not to be a WAM member. You’ll make your money back in no time, plus...
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RTRFM WANTS YOU TO CHOOSE YOUR OWN ADVENTURE THIS RADIOTHON.RTRFM’s presenters, volunteers and staff are calling on their listeners and supporters to CHOOSE YOUR OWN ADVENTURE this Radiothon. The adventure begins at 6am, Friday August 10 and lasts for 10 days, finishing on Sunday, August 19 after the conclusion of Sunday Morning Coming Down at 12 noon. You can celebrate this Radiothon at the opening party at Badlands on Saturday 11 August or at the closing party at the Bird and Ezra Pound on Saturday 18 August . Everyone that subscribes to RTRFM this Radiothon automatically go into the draw...
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Poster Girls are offering 10% for WAM members on poster distribution services until the end of September 2018!Established over 20 years ago, Poster Girls have worked with a variety of events, utilising their knowledge and strategies, tailoring to each particular event. Their team is trained to distribute publicity material promptly and seek out locations which best suit your target market. Poster Girls offer exclusive indoor locations including cafes, retail outlets, hotels, independent cinemas, libraries, Laundromats, backpackers and the like, with a large number of recommended locations to choose from. To claim this offer simply email postergirls@westnet.com.au, including your valid WAM...
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Have you launched a single, album, EP, LP or video from October 1, 2017? Or will be launching before September 30, 2018? PLEASE let us know and register your act and activity here to help inform WAMAward Nominators! The information gathered from this form will be provided to WAMAward Nominators to remind and inform them of activity occurring between October 1, 2017 and September 30, 2018. The form will also help to inform the nominations by gathering data on band members, bookers, producers, managers and more relating to each act and remind the nominators of who is actively working in...
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We’ve got your music opps covered! Check out the latest below.EXPRESSIONS OF INTEREST OPEN FOR GIRLS ROCK! CAMP With Girls Rock! already rocking cities around the world, WAM are absolutely thrilled to announce we’ll be bringing the much-loved program to WA in January 2019. The week long day camp aims to empower young female, trans, and gender diverse people through music and education.More info: HERE WOMEN NATION FUND APPLICATIONS OPEN The Women Nation Fund is a global, early-stage fund investing in female-founded live music businesses. Its purpose is to provide access to capital for underrepresented female entrepreneurs in the Concert...
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