you want to be the next big thing or just want to get your music into the ears
of more people, this resource section will help you on your way.
a song to recording it to getting it played on the radio, our resources
articles aims to answer all your questions – with invaluable advice from the
Hilltop Hoods, The Grates, Pnau, Jebediah, Gotye, Art Vs Science, Josh Pyke,
Sally Seltmann and Children Collide.
SONGWRITING article discusses getting pen to paper and the best
techniques and elements to a good song.
DIY RECORDING article looks at recommended hardware and software,
mastering, and general advice.
GIGS discusses rehearsing, approaching venues, and working
with other bands.
PROMOTING YOURSLEF dissects band bios, press shots,
social media, and street press.
RADIO AND OTHER MEDIA looks at the best approaches for
triple j, triple j Unearthed, community radio, blogs and band comps.
TV, FILM AND GAMES discusses synchronisation and what
you should expect for use of your music.
finally, our MUSIC INDUSTRY article gives you an inside look on how it all works and
the best time to engage a manager, publicist, booking agent, record deal,
digital distribution and publishing.
if you are looking for band members you can use The Board to post a notice.
check out our Guide section for more technical info. Take a look at our Recording tips guide to find out how to save some cash by
also possible to get a good studio recording without breaking the bank. The studio recording guide lets you know what to expect and a
good list of tips and tricks.
you've got your music recorded you need to convert it to an mp3 to put it up on
this website. You can upload up to three tracks and you have to nominate one as
your ‘best track’. This will give users (and triple J presenters) a pointer to
the track you think will be most popular.
Some things to keep in mind when choosing tracks:
your favourite track is your latest, but this might not actually be your
best! Ask your friends and fans what their favourite tracks are, this will
often be a better indicator.
that work well live might not always be the best to record.
length of tracks we normally play on the radio sit between 2 mins and 5
a look at the making an mp3 guide for technical details. There's also a
photo guide to help you get a good pic on your
hungry for more information? We've compiled a directory of useful links about the music industry if you want