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Posted 10 Dec 2013 @ 2:13pm

Tell us about yourself.

I started as a musician, a multi-instrumentalist and a songwriter, but I was also studying for a Degree in Science. Becoming a sound engineer was the perfect marriage of my interests. I was doing a lot of session work in studios and ended up thinking, ‘hey, I could do this!’


What projects do you like working on?

I try not to limit myself to...

Posted 27 Nov 2013 @ 8:51am

JMC Academy is celebrating 30 years in tertiary education and still remains Australia's leading Creative Industries institution.  The Academy offers a wide range of Degrees and Diplomas including Audio Engineering, Music Performance, Entertainment Business Management, 3D Animation, Game Design and Film & Television Production.  We caught up with JMC for some insight into their Audio...

Posted 25 Nov 2013 @ 8:03pm

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 Senior Secondary (HSC) studies and individual music lessons through its Open AIM courses. The Composition...

Posted 19 Nov 2013 @ 4:14pm

Location:

3/200 Sladen Street, Cranbourne, Vic, 3977.

 

Hours of operation:

We're open from 1pm-11pm every day seven days a week. There are two sessions per day, the first starting from 1pm-6pm and  the second from 6pm-11pm.

 

History:

We only recently opened, but we're built by musicians for musicians. The rooms are set-up and sound-proofed for...

Posted 12 Nov 2013 @ 4:43pm

Location: Beginning in the city at the Melbourne Multicultural Hub (across the road from Vic Markets). Workshops will be mobile to different areas around Melbourne and Victoria.

 

Established: I’ve been teaching guitar since 1989. 

 

When did you start playing guitar and what inspired you to teach: I started playing guitar in 1980 at Bernies Music School in Niddrie...

Posted 4 Nov 2013 @ 9:37am

SAE is widely regarded as a pioneer in creative media education, with all courses being delivered in an innovative learning environment, using their proven teaching methods that combine sound theoretical knowledge with invaluable hands-on training. The biggest Audio school in the country with facilities located in Sydney, Melbourne, Brisbane, Byron Bay, Adelaide and Perth – we caught up with...

Posted 22 Oct 2013 @ 1:50pm

Location: 27 – 29 Little Hoddle Street North Richmond. We're close to both the Eastern and Monash Freeway exits and Nth Richmond Station which is 75 meters away.  The 109 Tram is also 75 meters from our front door and the 246 Bus stop is right outside.


Hours of operation: 11am to midnight 7 days a week and earlier access by appointment.


History: The walls of...

Posted 16 Oct 2013 @ 9:03am

Location: 212A Whitehall Street, Yarraville, 3012.

 

Hours of operation:

Monday - Friday: 9am -12am.

Saturday and Sunday: 12pm - 6pm

Saturday and Sunday: 6pm -1am for events and performances by arrangement.

 

Rooms and facilities: We have a theatre stage, 11 rehearsal rooms, a chillout lounge, dance floor, free Wi-Fi, pool tables, boutique and...

Posted 18 Sep 2013 @ 7:41pm

JMC Academy is celebrating 30 years in tertiary education and still remains Australia's leading Creative Industries institution.  The Academy offers a wide range of Degrees and Diplomas including Audio Engineering, Music Performance, Entertainment Business Management, 3D Animation, Game Design and Film & Television Production.  We caught up with JMC for some insight into their Audio...

Posted 9 Sep 2013 @ 9:57pm

Location : 9/21 Capella Crescent, Moorabbin, 3189.


Hours of operation: Flexible, but standard hours 9am - 7.30pm.

 

Digital and/or analogue capabilities of  Black Pearl Studios? This is a perennial question. Both technologies have their place in the modern recording world. From personal experience we find that analogue equipment has more organic, 3D, euphonic...

Posted 7 Aug 2013 @ 1:20pm

Name: Hydra Rehearsal Studio

 

Location: 18 Duffy Street, Burwood

 

Hours of operation:

Monday to Friday: 6pm - 11pm

Saturday and Sunday:11am - 5pm

 

Rooms and Facilities:

Ten 30m2 acoustically treated, extremely well-soundproofed rehearsal rooms, all with brand new PA systems including two FOH, one foldback, three mics, leads...

Posted 30 Jul 2013 @ 3:35pm

Established: 1982
Location: 145-147 Elgin St. Carlton. Melbourne.
Hours Of Operation:
Mon – Fri: 11:07 am – 6:00 pm
Sat – Sun: 11:07 am – 3:00 pm
 
What is Music Swop Shop? We are a second hand musical instrument store that handles a wide variety of used items, from entry level to rare and collectable goods. The ‘Swop’ part of our name often lends itself to...

Posted 30 Jul 2013 @ 2:13pm

Location: 62 Murray Road, Preston Vic 3072
 
Established: 2000
 
What are the courses NCAT specialise in?
CUS40109 CERTIFICATE IV IN MUSIC
CUS40209 CERTIFICATE IV IN SOUND PRODUCTION
LMF40308 CERTIFICATE IV IN MUSICAL INSTRUMENT MAKING AND REPAIR
 
Main methods for teaching and learning?
NCAT specializes in practical learning methods,...

Posted 24 Jul 2013 @ 9:19am

Location: Back-alley Abbotsford. 3 minutes from Collingwood or North Richmond stations and Victoria Street shops. We’re a good central meeting point for bands with members from all over as access is a winner off the Eastern and South Eastern Freeways as well as Punt Road and Hoddle Streets. We’re in an old industrial part of Abbotsford so parking’s good too.
 
About the studio: A...

Posted 20 Jun 2013 @ 8:25pm

Location:

269 Glenferrie Road, Malvern.

 

What do you stock?

Quality Records… Plus is one of Melbourne, Australia’s premier supplier of New and Used Vinyl. They import titles from around the globe to ensure the best pressings, at the lowest prices, specialising in titles from high end audiophile labels, such as the renowned German pressings, Speakers Corner Records...

Posted 20 Jun 2013 @ 8:19pm

Location:

100 Railway Road, Blackburn

414 Brunswick Street, Fitzroy

736 Burke Road, Camberwell

 

 

What do you stock?

Great range of second hand vinyl, CDs and DVDs.  Also Blackburn Store has a range of second hand turntables available. Funnily enough, it seems a lot of these days people are starting record collections without having a record...

Posted 20 Jun 2013 @ 8:14pm

Location: 62 Murray Road, Preston Vic 3072

Established: 2000

What are the courses NCAT specialise in?

CUS40109 CERTIFICATE IV IN MUSIC

CUS40209 CERTIFICATE IV IN SOUND PRODUCTION

LMF40308 CERTIFICATE IV IN MUSICAL INSTRUMENT MAKING AND REPAIR

Main methods for teaching and learning?

NCAT specializes in practical learning methods, with regular...

Posted 14 Jun 2013 @ 1:55pm

Course Name: Diploma of Music Performance

Location: Oakleigh Campus is located at 20 Atherton Road, Oakleigh VIC 3166.

 

What can students expect to learn from the Diploma of Music Performance course?

The Diploma of Music Performance is a dynamic course aimed at equipping our students with the qualifications to succeed at being a musical performer in the 21st...

Posted 13 Jun 2013 @ 7:14pm

Ashley Davies is regarded as one of Australia’s most innovative and finest drummer/songwriters. Throughout a career spanning two decades, Davies has covered many miles of rich musical terrain and clocked up a dazzling score of credits to his name. As one half of Matt Walker and Ashley Davies, he won an ARIA award and opened for the likes of Bob Dylan and Patti Smith, Nick Cave and the Bad...

Posted 13 Jun 2013 @ 7:04pm

Vox Singing Academy was established in 1993 and has fast become Australia’s leading voice training specialists. A rich history of working with some of Australia's leading performers and production companies in both contemporary and classical styles has ensured they guarantee to give their students what they want from their voice and performance. The training covers everything from amateur...

Posted 13 Jun 2013 @ 6:55pm

Northern College of The Arts (NCAT) Music and Sound Production course guarantees students to graduate with industry based qualifications and contacts to launch their career in sound engineering, producing and mixing. With all live and studio based recording applications as part of the course structure, students are encouraged to explore new mediums in which to implement their skills such as...

Posted 13 Jun 2013 @ 6:44pm

Established in 1999, MWT Institute delivers exceptional, government accredited Music qualifications. Positioning themselves as the adult learning environment of choice, MWT have proudly granted nationally endorsed music qualifications to hundreds of musicians over the past four years. Offering a dynamic choice of music streams, they are renowned as one of the best institutes to deliver fast...

Posted 13 Jun 2013 @ 5:33pm

Imagine watching thousands of people going crazy at a gig you have produced, or watching your character come to life in a playable game. JMC Academy offers Degrees and Diplomas in Entertainment Management, Music, Audio, Game Design, Animation and Film. Students are guided through their studies by a network of industry-connected lecturers who are highly experienced, accomplished and above all...

Posted 13 Jun 2013 @ 5:15pm

More than just a place of learning, the Australian College of the Arts (Collarts) is a creative environment that nurtures talent and equips students with the skills and knowledge to take that talent to a professional level. Collarts offers two-year intensive degrees in Music Performance, Audio Production and Creative Industries Management. These courses are taught by industry specialists...

Posted 13 Jun 2013 @ 5:08pm

Mike Stern has played with Miles Davis, been nominated for Grammy Awards and appears in numerous lists of “Best Jazz Guitarists of All Time”, but recently he work-shopped with Box Hill Institute’s music students about how to make a lifelong career from the music industry. The two-hour workshop was attended by approximately 100 students who were treated to performances by the band, interspersed...

Posted 13 Jun 2013 @ 5:02pm

Billy Blue College of Design began as Billy Blue Creative in 1977, a magazine publishing colloquial Australian writing. In 1987, Billy Blue Creative decided to open a tiny design school to train people who would eventually work in the studio. A crowd of about four was expected, however 66people enrolled and there was a long waiting list. Today, the Billy Blue community have campuses in Sydney...

Posted 6 Jun 2013 @ 4:19pm

Location: 27-29 Hoddle St Richmond (entry from Little Hoddle St).

 

Hours of operation: 12pm - 12am or by appointment.

 

Digital or analogue capabilities of studio: Our studio consists of a new SSL XLogic 4 Channel Super Analogue Class A pre amp, Mackie 32:8:2 86 bus console with meter bridge, Otari MX 80 2-inch 24 track tape machine, Pro Tools LE 8 with Digidesign...

Posted 6 Jun 2013 @ 4:11pm

Location: 2/45 Normanby rd, Notting Hill.


Established: 2011.

What exactly do you provide: We can screen print onto Hoodies, Polo’s, T-shirts and Hi-vis gear, as well as paper bags gloss bags and wristbands and much more. We also offer digital transfers for the full colour option on garments.

Digital or screen printing capabilities for printing and replication: We...

Posted 28 May 2013 @ 2:17pm

Name: Eastgate Music

Established: 2001

Location: 1131 Burke Rd, Kew, 3101.


Hours Of Operation:

Mon-Thursday  9.30-6.00pm

Friday 9.30-7.00pm 

Saturday 9.30-5.00pm

Main brands and products that Eastgate Music specialise in?

Electric and acoustic guitars, tube amps, FX pedals, bass gear, P.A systems, home and live mixing and...

Posted 28 May 2013 @ 2:13pm

JMC Academy is celebrating 30 years in tertiary education and still remains Australia's leading Creative Industries institution.  The Academy offers a wide range of Degrees and Diplomas including Audio Engineering, Music Performance, Entertainment Business Management, 3D Animation, Game Design and Film & Television Production.  We caught up with JMC for some insight into their Audio...

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