A lovely interview with Mike Chunn about why it's such a milestone to have songwriting recognised as an NCEA subject in New Zealand.
In order to better understand the value of NZ music, and better lobby the government for funding, local music industry bodies are undertaking a survey of NZ music exports. Please take some time to read about it.
Ex-pat New Zealand composer Chris White is in Auckland to host a workshop about composing for film and TV.
A.B. Original and Flume lead the pack, while newcomers Amy Shark, Tash Sultana and Julia Jacklin also make the list.
APRA AMCOS has released the Production Music Rate Card for 2017. Rates will be effective from 1 January 2017.
APRA are now offering a scholarship for one talented individual to attend the NZ Music Producer Series