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The Future Is Sick

11/11/2022
Following on from their album Past Lives earlier in 2022, Gold Coast based The Future According to Eve has continued their prolificacy in releasing track after track of rock music…
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Virgin Black’s “Elegant… and Dying” set for global streaming release

04/11/2022
Australian doom outfit Virgin Black's second album, “Elegant... and Dying” is set for streaming release worldwide on 25 November 2022 to all major platforms. The release, courtesy of their new…
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MathRock Duo To Share International Stage at Singapore Grand Prix

30/07/2022
Commencing on September 30 and running over three nights, headliners such as Green Day, Black Eyed Peas, Marshmello, and even Westlife, will be part of over 70 performances across the…
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The Gratoners Sign With Dark Escapes Music

15/07/2022
The Gratoners are a Hanoi based reggae fusion group with members consisting of expats hailing from South Africa and the UK. The band melds a unique blend of soulful reggae,…
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Adelaide Metal Band Unleash Debut Album

22/04/2022
It’s been 12 months since the formation and Echoes In Eternity have finally unleased their debut album, Into The Negative. Over the past 12 months since their formation, and the…
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Echoes In Eternity release new single, Not Anymore

28/03/2022
After their recent single Retaliate, Echoes In Eternity have announced the release of yet another blistering single from their upcoming album, Into The Negative, due out in April. This new…
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Adelaide Mid-Coast Singer signs with Dark Escapes Music

10/03/2022
Adelaide mid-coast singer-songwriter Nick West, expands his potential after signing new deal with indie label Dark Escapes Music. Beneath his relaxed surfer-like vibe, Adelaide Mid-Coast singer-songwriter, Nick West, exudes a…
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Review: The Future According To Eve – Past Lives

09/03/2022
"Past Lives" is a collection of eight songs (including a cover from 80s Kiwi band Misex) written in the late 90s and early 00s. It provides a glimpse back to…

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Who Are The Real Songwriters?

19/08/2022
For many young musicians today, understanding who the real songwriter is can be confusing. When we talk about collaborators, producers, performers, or even session musicians, it’s easy to become lost…
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10 Reasons to use Dark Escapes Publishing

09/07/2021
1. Keep 100% of Your Rights Many publishing companies like to take some sort of ownership in your work when you sign a deal with them. In some cases, perhaps…
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Composition Royalty Splits Explained

30/06/2021
If you have registered your songs with a Performance Royalties Organisation (PRO), eventually you will receive a letter advising what percentages you will receive when certain royalties are generated. If…
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How does a Music Publisher differ from a Record Label

20/01/2021
Music Publishers provide a very different service than Record Labels, and even Distributors. While in some cases a larger Record Label will have all of these departments under the one…
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What is Music Publishing?

20/01/2021
Music Publishing is something many musicians know little about, and probably relate it to being just another part of a Record Label. Well, while many record labels will have a…
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What is a Collection Society?

26/10/2020
Collection societies, as they are often referred to in Australia, are organisations that collect royalties on behalf of their members; whether an artist, composer, publishing company or music label. Around…
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Writer’s Share v Publisher’s Share?

16/10/2020
What's the Difference Between the Writer's Share and Publisher's Share?   Does it really matter?   Let's begin by understanding that every composition (song) has two sets of rights: the…
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How Far Back Can You Collect My Royalties?

16/10/2020
Sometimes, we are able to collect royalties earned before registration. Most of the societies that we collect from are able to collect royalties as far back as 1-2 years. We…