Industry Reviews

Fist2Face

Fist2Face

Occasionally at AMN we feature businesses who have contributed to Australian music and who offer an ongoing service or product to benefit Australian Musicians. Fist2Face, is an independently owned record and merchandise store in Ringwood, Melbourne Australia. Launching in 2006 as an online merchandise store, Fist2Face aimed to develop a strong stance within the local music community and was able to instantly fill a void […]

Crystal Mastering (Melbourne)

Crystal Mastering (Melbourne)

AMN features businesses who have contributed to Australian music and who offer a high quality service or product to benefit Australian Musicians.   Crystal Mastering is home to Melbourne’s most experienced, audio mastering team. The two directors, Joe Carra and John Ruberto, have specialized in mastering for over 20 years. Having started their careers in cassette mastering, the guys have continually set the standard for […]

What’s AMN all about anyway!

What’s AMN all about anyway!

Launching on Australia Day this year…AMN otherwise known as Australian Musician Network has made significant strides in becoming a major player in the Australian music industry. Speaking to AMN’s Ben Graham and Dave Bruce recently, I got a bit of an insight into the place I love writing for!   AMN was created to provide Musicians and the music industry with a network that offers […]

Maggie Sapet (VIC)

April 25th, 2012

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Guitar – The Australian Journey (Book Review)

Guitar – The Australian Journey (Book Review)

There is a rare beauty in owning something that has been uniquely hand-crafted by a local artisan, especially more so when its a precision made musical instrument. Guitar- The Australian Journey is Chris Johnson’s personal account of his discovery of the history of the guitar in Australia, revolving around the crafting of his own custom made acoustic guitar by Victorian luthier, Jack Spira. “It was […]

Would you like to write or shoot for AMN?

Would you like to write or shoot for AMN?

The Australian Musician Network is always looking for MORE music bloggers, reviewers and photographers in every state, covering the amazing talent Australia has on offer in every genre of music. If you feel motivated to have your own identity reporting on your favourite music, going along to shows, promoting Australian artists and building your music contacts through AMN then we want to hear from you. […]

AMN Recommended VENUE

AMN Recommended VENUE

Australia has some great music venues! Right around Australia there are venues near us all that provide a platform for all of our local talent, and our overseas visitors to play live and provide us with what we are looking for. Some of these venues go beyond the normal and deserve recognition. This is a place where you can find out what your local venues […]

Ask An Artist

Ask An Artist

There are few times in our lives when we are actually truly moved by something, and I’m not referring to the type of movement that can generally only be alleviated by short, coherent bursts of friction or intense muscle contractions. No, I’m referring to the type of movement that makes your heart skip a beat. A feeling so unexpected it makes the hairs on the […]

Trick (VIC)

February 5th, 2012

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Are you ready for airplay?

Are you ready for airplay?

Part 1 So you’ve written a song and recorded it on your computer. You’ve played it to a few people. Your friends and family sing along to it and tell you that it sounds great. You’ve been told you should send it into radio and perhaps they will play it. Here’s the bad news, they will not. Commercial radio and most community stations will not […]

Welcome to AMN

Welcome to AMN

2012 in review The year has come to an end and this month our website will turn one year old. So what has happened since we humbly turned on the light switch back in January 2012 I hear you ask? Plenty. And we have only just begun! We started with a handful of reviewers and photographers in a couple of states. Today we have over […]