Music

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Conference paper

Thinking musically about garden design for a more immersive experience

This paper introduces the idea of ‘composing’ the soundscape of a space through a musical process. With a focus on aural experience in gardens, the project is establishing what types, combinations and intensities of sounds offer interest and distraction and capture unconscious and conscious attention.
Guide

2019 Federal election: report card - arts and cultural policy

Live Performance Australia has published this assessment of the arts and cultural policies of the major political parties contesting this year’s federal election.
Report

Report on the inquiry into the Australian music industry

Music’s social and cultural value is unquestionable and cannot be overstated. This report primarily focuses on the music industry itself. It considers the regulatory and economic factors that influence the industry, and also examines how best to support the growth and sustainability of the industry...
Policy

Renewing creative Australia: Labor's arts and cultural policy in detail

This resource outlines the ALP's proposed arts and cultural policy for 2019 and beyond.
Report

Economic and cultural value of Australian content on broadcast, radio and streaming services

This inquiry report outlines the current state and operation of the Australian television and music industry, including competition issues relating to the relative market power of producers and broadcasters for traditional, streaming and 'catch- up' viewing.
Report

The economic and cultural value of live music in the Northern Territory

This report provides a detailed examination of the live music sector in the Northern Territory.
Report

The music and arts economy in New South Wales

Music, particularly contemporary music, continues to play a vital role in the economic and social vitality of New South Wales. However, this sector has traditionally been neglected by governments, and as a result the contemporary music ecosystem in New South Wales appears to be slowly...
Policy report

Well-being and mental health in the gig economy

A response is needed to the numerous issues spurred by the expansion of the gig economy, where flexible patterns of employment prevail in contrast to permanent jobs. In this context of the exponential growth of the digital economy and underlying business models the largest nationwide...
Conference paper

Making it in the Melbourne music scene

This paper uses contemporary documentation, interviews and maps to highlight the different types of music careers, and modes of “making it”, seen in the 1986 feature film Dogs in Space. The film concerns a fictional band of the same name, based on The Ears, a...
Conference paper

‘It’s the bottom of the world and that’s that’

Melbourne group Boom Crash Opera’s 1987 single ‘City Flat’ is a musically exuberant (though according to at least one critic, lyrically ‘fairly bleak’) single celebrating a sparse inner-Melbourne lifestyle in which limited means enhance and highlight minor pleasures: coffee, kitchens, hanging out. Now just thirty...
Report

A guide to managing the night time economy

This guide is written for those interested in developing and expanding the benefits that the evening and night time economy have created around the globe. It is written for mayors and their advisors, economic development professionals, tourism agencies, cultural bodies and night time professionals, including...
Report

Melbourne live music census 2017 report

Music Victoria has released the complete findings from the 2017 Melbourne Live Music Census
Report

Melbourne live music census report 2017: executive summary

The second Melbourne Live Music Census, conducted on Saturday 25 November 2017, analysed the climate of Melbourne’s live music industry and found it to be not only healthy, but flourishing.
Draft report

Australian live performance industry: draft code of practice

This draft code is part of a comprehensive package of measures strongly supported by LPA’s Executive Council to deal with discrimination, harassment, sexual harassment and bullying in the workplace.
Report

Assessment of the European Union Youth Orchestra

This report examines the impact of the European Union Youth Orchestra on the professional development of young musicians, including future employment opportunities, and on their perception of different European attributes and dimensions.
Report

Skipping a beat: assessing the state of gender inequality in the Australian music industry

As a growing body of research demonstrates, gender inequality is a defining feature of work and careers in the creative industries. Data from around the world shows that simply by virtue of their gender, women experience a marked disadvantage in key creative and leadership roles...
Strategy

Adelaide: city of music live music action plan 2017-2020

Adelaide: A City of Music’ celebrates our identity as a global music city and is intended to cement Adelaide’s place as a world leading music city as recognised by its designation as a City of Music by the UNESCO Creative Cities Network. This three-year Action...
Report

ARC Sound Practice Project: final report

The Adelaide, Melbourne, Queensland, Sydney, Tasmanian and West Australian Symphony Orchestras welcome the delivery of this major report on world’s best practice in occupational health and safety for orchestral musicians.
Audio

Songs of mission days revived in special project

A rare collection of early Australian Indigenous folk songs is providing a valuable insight into our history. The Mission Songs project, curated by singer Jessie Lloyd, is bringing together songs from the Aboriginal mission days, making sure they're not lost or forgotten. She's performing them...
Thesis

What's Be Happen? A Bakhtinian Analysis of Aotearoa New Zealand's First Pacific Reggae Album

This thesis presents an analysis of Herbs’ record album What’s Be Happen? The album has been recognised in Aotearoa New Zealand for being at the forefront of Pacific reggae, for its ground-breaking social commentary on important issues and conflicts in New Zealand in the 1970s...