Jun Miyake is a Japanese composer and trumpeter. His music was used in the film Pina, nominated for the Academy Award for Best Documentary Feature in January 2012. Jun’s hooky piece “Lillies of the Valley” features in the current Westpac TVCRead More
If you win a category then you’ll also have the chance to be crowned this year’s Song Of The Year Grand Prize winner, walking away with a huge prize package including: $3,000 cash; recording time at the hit-making Albert Studios in Sydney; a RØDE Microphones package; the opportunity for a Publishing and sync licensing deal with Perfect Pitch Publishing, plus an online tutorial in publishing and licensing plus, ongoing industry mentoring; two days recording at Sonic Lolly; one online Berklee music course of your choice; 500 jewel case CDs pressed for free plus one year’s digital distribution service for an album from Diskbank; Music National Media Servicing campaign for single or release through Firestarter; AF140 In-Ear Monitors from Audiofly; the opportunity to perform at the WA Music Award-nominated State Of The Art Festival in 2016; and a guaranteed prime spot on the 2016 WAM Festival line-up. http://wam.org.au/wam-song-of-the-year-2015-opens-offering-over-40000-in-prizes/
Perfect Pitch have partnered with Fairbridge Festival of Inspired Music in offering music publishing opportunities across four catagories Creative categories Song: Craft Song: Performance Age categories 12–15 years 16–18 years. Prizes The winner in each of the four categories will receive: Fairbridge Festival live performance John Butler Studio recording session voucher HK Photography professional photo shoot ProCopy CD copying voucher Free WAM Song of the Year entries WA Music Conference ticket Opportunity for a music publishing contract with Perfect Pitch Publishing http://fairbridgefestival.com.au/wp/fairbridgequest/
Molly is a two-part Australian miniseries about music legend Ian "Molly" Meldrum scheduled to screen on the Seven Network in February 2016. It is based on his biography, The Never, Um ... Ever Ending Story, which was written with journalist Jeff Jenkins. A three-disc soundtrack featuring 60 tracks was released on 27 November 2015 by Liberation Music, titled Molly: Do Yourself a Favour after one of Meldrum's catchphrases on Countdown. The set features music from Australian bands like the Skyhooks, Sherbet, Cold Chisel, and international acts Duran Duran and Elton John. The first two discs feature music from the series while the songs that make up the third disc were handpicked by Meldrum himself. Currently #9 top album on the ARIA Albums Chart.