Songwriting Retreat Enrolments are Now Open!

Enrolments for the I Heart Songwriting Club and Wild Mountains Songs Songwriting Retreat and now open! Retreat will run from Aug 31 – Sept 3, 2024 at Rathdowney Hinterlands Restore your wellbeing, develop your creativity and songwriting skills, and collaborate with peers in this nourishing 4-day/3-night songwriting retreat, set amongst the beautiful rolling hills of […]

West Australian Music announces the Felix Burrows Music Residency programme

WEST AUSTRALIAN MUSIC ANNOUNCES THE FELIX BURROWS MUSIC RESIDENCY PROGRAMME, AND WELCOMES OUR FIRST MUSICIAN IN RESIDENCE West Australian Music (WAM), in partnership with the City of Melville and Goolugatup Heathcote announces the establishment of a dynamic new artist residency programme; the Felix Burrows Music Residency. This exciting new program will offer two three-month residencies […]

Heartbreak Fest

On the 21st of June 2024, The Caballeros will have been making a mess on stages all over WA for 15 years, that’s a long time! Sooooo we decided to have a 3 day birthday party and album launch celebration, to put it on we are partnering with the amazing Strange festival. Strange is an […]


West Australian Music (WAM), WA’s peak body for original contemporary music, expresses disappointment over the news that the top-spot on Sunday 2nd June, has been given to an artist from the East Coast of Australia.   Following the the 2023 event, which prominently featured non-WA artists on the WA Day Festival lineup, WAM’s concerns and […]

Helen Townsend’s Musical Mastery: ‘Baby Come Home’ Caps Off Series with Style

May 21st marks a pivotal moment for Helen Townsend, one of Fremantle’s most esteemed Americana artists, as she releases her latest single “Baby Come Home.” Infused with vibrant New Orleans jazz and the soulful twang of Americana, the track is a rousing call to joy. Helen’s powerful vocals drive the song, infused with an authenticity […]

Crap Song Club

This is an intensive songwriting workshop run over FOUR MONDAY AFTERNOONS on Zoom. Come and write some crap songs with Australian Songwriting Retreat! Going through a bit of a lull in your writing? Got a block the size of the Eiffel Tower in your brain? Just cannot get past the blank page? Get out of […]

Getting in The Mix – Masterclass

Presenting Getting in The Mix – A mixing masterclass with Grammy award winning mix engineer, Ainslie Grosser, facilitated by Artisan Music Studios! The masterclass is a three hour session, diving through in-depth mixing techniques including preparation, filtering and dynamics, vocal mixing and preparing a mix for mastering. Take the opportunity to learn the mixing tricks […]

Opportunities & News! – April

Keep up to date with our local music scene! AWMA NOMINATIONS NOW OPEN Nominations for the 2024 Australian Women in Music Awards (AWMA) are now open! AWMA celebrates and recognises the incredible talent and achievements of women across all areas of the Australian music industry. Nominations close May 28, nominate today! Nominate here APRA AMCOS’S […]