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Posted 10 Mar 2015 @ 5:01pm

 

Tell us about Musicland.
Musicland consists of two live music stages: the main stage which holds up to 350 people and backstage which holds approx 80. We have a music shop, live recording facilities, rehearsal rooms, music school, licensed bar, beer garden and food available. It was built by muso’s for musicians, and has an authentic vibe about it.  We are an inclusive venue,...

Posted 23 Dec 2014 @ 2:36pm

 

Location:
Collarts Music, Audio, Management College
55 Brady St, South Melbourne.
 
When and why was the Songwriter course established?
The Songwriter stream is part of the Collarts Bachelor Degree in Music Performance. Music students can complete their music degree as a songwriter (there is also the option to complete the degree as an instrumentalist or...

Posted 18 Nov 2014 @ 6:39pm

Location:  
10/59 Hudson Road, Spotswood (15 mins from the CBD). 


 
Hours of operation: 
From 12pm, 7 days a week.
 
Tell us about the history of your studio.
When designing our studio, we wanted to be able to track a live band playing a gig on our stage or in our bar and be able to give them a release quality product.  This is why we consider our...

Posted 14 Nov 2014 @ 12:01pm

 

Established: 2001
Location: 1131 Burke Rd, Kew, 3101
Opening hours:
Monday to Thursday: 9.30am to 6pm.     
Friday: 9.30am to 7pm. 
Saturday: 9.30am to 5pm.
 
Main brands and products you specialise in:
Electric and acoustic guitars, tube amps, FX pedals, bass gear, PA systems, home and live mixing and recording equipment, drums, keyboards...

Posted 11 Nov 2014 @ 4:41pm

OPEN DAY: Saturday November 15.
INTAKE DATES: Trimester 1: January 27 2015, Trimester 2: May 18 2015, Trimester 3: September 7 2015
ADDRESS: 120 King Street, Melbourne 3000
PHONE: (03) 8610 4222
E-MAIL: enquiries@aim.edu.au
WEBSITE: aim.edu.au
 
Make sure you make the time to visit Australian...

Posted 11 Nov 2014 @ 4:40pm

 

OPEN DAY: Saturday January 17, 2015.  
INTAKE DATES: February 9 (limited places available), May 25, September 7
ADDRESS: 55 Brady Street, South Melbourne 3205
PHONE: 1300 818 777
E-MAIL: info@collarts.edu.au
WEBSITE: collarts.edu.au
 
Pursue your career in music with a degree at...

Posted 11 Nov 2014 @ 4:38pm

 

OPEN DAY: Friday January 16, 2015.
INTAKE DATES: February, June, September 
ADDRESS: 171 Bank St, South Melbourne 3205
PHONE: (03) 9624 2929
E-MAIL: melbourne@jmc.edu.au
WEBSITE: jmcacademy.edu.au
 
Are you still undecided about how you want to spend the next one to two years of...

Posted 11 Nov 2014 @ 4:38pm

INFORMATION SESSIONS: November and December 2014.
INTAKE DATES: February 2015
ADDRESS: 22 Gordon Avenue, Geelong West 3218
PHONE:  1300 195 303
E-MAIL: enquiry@oxygencollege.com.au
WEBSITE: oxygencollege.com.au
 
To succeed in the music industry takes so many things to go right. It...

Posted 11 Nov 2014 @ 4:38pm

GUITAR EXPO DATE: Saturday November 29, 10am-5.30pm.
LOCATION: Deakin Edge – Federation Square, Melbourne CBD
OPEN DAY: August 2015
INTAKE DATES: Ongoing
CAMPUS ADDRESS:  62 Murry Road, Preston 3072
PHONE: (03) 9478 1333
E-MAIL: ncat@edumail.vic.gov.au
WEBSITE: ncat.vic.edu.au
 
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Posted 11 Nov 2014 @ 4:35pm

INTAKE DATES: February 2015 and continuing throughout the year.
ADDRESS: Level 5, 20-22 Albert Road, South Melbourne 3205
PHONE: (03) 9929 7000
E-MAIL: heidi@radiotraininginstitute.com.au
WEBSITE: radiotraininginstitute.com.au
 
At The Radio Training Institute (RTI), students are...

Posted 11 Nov 2014 @ 4:34pm

 

OPEN DAY:  Saturday November 15, 11am - 3pm
INTAKE DATES: February, May , September
ADDRESS: 235 Normanby Road, South Melbourne 3205
PHONE: (03) 8632 3400
E-MAIL: melbourne@sae.edu
WEBSITE: sae.edu.au
 
SAE Creative Media Institute...

Posted 16 Oct 2014 @ 3:44pm

We’ve all done our fair share of stupid shit. Broken our nose trying to jimmy open the window into your own house when you’ve locked yourself out; danced naked on a table at our partner’s friend’s wedding in front of a bunch of people we’ve never met and eaten 40 chicken McNuggets in one sitting. But broken bones heal, dignity restores and, well, we all know what happens to food after you’ve...

Posted 3 Sep 2014 @ 1:07pm

Location: 47 Easey Street, Collingwood.
 
Hours of operation: On air 24 hours a day, 7 days a week. Office hours: 10am – 6pm Monday to Friday.
 
Tell us about the history of the station? (how many years in operation, how many shows on air etc) 
Since 1979, community broadcaster PBS 106.7FM has been an integral player in Melbourne’s diverse music community – with...

Posted 2 Sep 2014 @ 6:32pm

 

What do you feel are the MUST HAVES/DOS for a band when looking to create a video clip?
The video must reflect the feeling of the song first and foremost. Following that; show something people haven't seen before - make it powerful and hard to ignore. 
 
Can you name a few notable bands/artists you've produced clips for and how we may remember them?
Sarah Blasko...

Posted 20 Aug 2014 @ 3:15pm

Location: 1 - 9 Gordon St, Cremorne and 643 Chapel Street (First Floor), South Yarra.
 
Hours of operation: Office 9 am – 6pm Mon to Fri. Studios; generally operate between10 – 12 hrs a day and sometimes more.
 

Tell us about the history of your studio?

Sing Sing Recording Studios have been operating for over 30 years, catering to thousands of clients.  Some of...

Posted 19 Aug 2014 @ 7:44pm

Degree and graduated? Bachelor of Entertainment Business Management in 2007.
 
Since graduating from JMC, what have you been up to in the industry? 
After graduating from JMC I interned and worked at numerous jobs in PR and events management to gain further on-the-field experience. I achieved an entry level position with one of the biggest caterers in Melbourne thanks to my...

Posted 4 Aug 2014 @ 7:05pm

 

SAE Creative Media Institute Melbourne will be opening its doors to the public to showcase the progress of their campus upgrade. Set to be the biggest and most advanced SAE campus globally, SAE Melbourne is holding an Open Day on Saturday September 13. Campus tours will be conducted hourly from 11am and will exhibit the state-of-the-art equipment, modern facilities and the progress of...

Posted 4 Aug 2014 @ 7:03pm

 

PIC has been running as a highly regarded industry and educational institution since 1982. With state of the art photographic studios, analog darkrooms and digital studios PIC has consistently been the place to comprehensively learn and experience all aspects of Photo-imaging. PIC provides a professional environment in which students can choose a variety of photographic media centred...

Posted 4 Aug 2014 @ 7:02pm

 

NCAT specialises in a range of practical hands on music, business and arts courses to help you take that next step in your chosen career. Their Music and Sound Production course, for example, utilises practical learning methods, with regular industry professional guest speakers, in-class work experience and touring opportunities. This course has students create a folio throughout the...

Posted 4 Aug 2014 @ 7:02pm

 

If you are still undecided about how you want to spend the next one to two years of your study time, or  you want a preview of what your years after school might hold, then save JMC Academy’s Open Day date of August 23  into your diary. This will be your opportunity to see why JMC Academy has been employed by audio, visual, entertainment and performance professionals for decades,...

Posted 4 Aug 2014 @ 6:59pm

 

Collarts is Melbourne’s premier music, audio and entertainment management college, offering three fully-accredited Bachelor Degrees in Music Performance, Entertainment Management and Audio Production. Collarts students are taught by a team of inspiring industry professionals – including ARIA-Award winners, Academy-Award nominees and staff who currently work on Australia’s biggest...

Posted 4 Aug 2014 @ 6:58pm

 

The Australian Institute of Music (AIM) opened its brand new campus in Melbourne this year, featuring some of Melbourne’s most successful artists on staff. Alongside state of the art facilities and a city central campus that needs to be seen to be believed, AIM invests in the quality and professionalism of their staff ensuring each student is taught by the best of the best....

Posted 4 Aug 2014 @ 6:58pm

 

AFTRS – Australia’s national screen arts and broadcast school has announced an exciting new range of courses from 2015. The new three-year Bachelor of Screen Arts degree is all about preparing creative people to be nimble operators for a platform agnostic world and fuses both deep-scholarly engagement with the art of storytelling, the history of cinema as well as a cross-disciplinary...

Posted 4 Aug 2014 @ 6:44pm

Location: 25 Cromwell St, Glen Iris, VIC 3146.
 
Established: 1987.
 
What exactly do you provide for hire?
We provide hire and operation of sound and lighting equipment for live music events. We also have AV equipment including projectors and screens for corporate functions or any event that needs that little bit extra.
 
What events can you cater for?...

Posted 29 Jul 2014 @ 2:38pm

Having begun as the Sydney Guitar School in 1968, founded by Dr Peter Calvo, AIM now offers the most diverse range of music diplomas, music degrees, and graduate music studies available anywhere in Australia. With a reputation as a leading independent education provider AIM also offer High School Certificate (HSC) studies and individual music lessons through its Open AIM courses. The...

Posted 21 Jul 2014 @ 6:21pm

Are you yet to become acquainted with Amelia Shaw? She’s one classy lady who’s certainly worth introducing yourself to. Since her grand entrance into Sydney Rd, Brunswick in 2012, many men, and women, have been fortunate enough to spend some intimate time with her.

 

And according to all who’ve gotten to know her, the constant claims that her favourite position's on top are...

Posted 21 Jul 2014 @ 6:16pm

History?  
Guardians of various unique spaces around Melbourne, mostly looked after warehouses and run down old venues, and the last bar they ran was the semi-illegal pop up space called ‘Godzilla Bar’ in 2012.  Late last year they decided to do something reasonably stupid and revive Melbourne’s biggest shithole venue at 16 - 18 Grey Street, known over the years as Sunset Strip, Trafik...

Posted 14 Jul 2014 @ 6:26pm

 

Degree and Graduated: Bachelor of Entertainment Business Management 2014.
 
Since graduating from JMC, what have you been up to in the industry?
Upon graduating earlier this year, I made my way to SXSW festival in Austin to further my learning and to experience what it was all about. Since returning, I have moved to Sydney and am currently interning at Secret Sounds...

Posted 7 Jul 2014 @ 5:51pm

 

Location: 231 Dundas Street, Preston.   
 
Hours of operation: 24/7.
 
What are the digital and analogue capabilities of Head Gap? Head Gap has endeavored to provide an 'all-solutions' equipment list to allow a band to explore the many ways of making a record. For bands interested in recording to analogue tape, we provide one of the finest 2 inch 24 track...

Posted 17 Jun 2014 @ 4:17pm

 

Location: Factory 10, 59-61 Hudsons Rd, Spotswood
 
Hours of operation: Monday - Friday 9am - 11:30pm, Saturday 9am - 6pm, Sunday 9am - 11.30pm.
 
What is the history behind Sound City Melbourne? It’s the former True Form Music Services site and now includes nine sound proof, state of the art rehearsal rooms, a shop for all your accessories and refreshments,...

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