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We write blogs about the music industry and offer free advice to all bands. Our goal is to create a network of bands you can gig with, hang with and get advice from. We’re all in this game together.
Celebrating our new publishing deal with the one and only Michael Gudinski back in 2009
Aug 0
Aug 0

3 Sneaky Tips To Help Your Band (Examples Included)

  1. People in the music industry want to know about your band. Just not from you! Managers, Labels, Booking Agents, Festival Promotors and just about everyone else in the music industry wants to discover the next incredible act. Unfortunately, they are all so busy juggling the careers of their current artists that they don’t […]

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RobPicBio
Jul 0
Jul 0

Take a Tour of The Hen House Rehearsal Studios

Take a tour of The Hen House Rehearsal Studios and get to know who we are. What we stand for, and why we think this is the perfect place for your band to write killer songs.

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Graphic Characters
May 0
May 0

How To Create The Perfect JJJ Unearthed Page

I caught up with a friend of mine who manages man of the moment Vance Joy. He was explaining the fascinating story of how he discovered him through a shared sound cloud link via Facebook as well as how they went about signing hime to Atlantic records in the US even before monster hit “riptide” […]

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Gyroscope Live @ The Thank God Its Over Festival
Feb 1
Feb 1

Simple Tips To Get Your Band Playing More Shows

  One of the most common questions I get down at The Hen House is “How does our band get more shows?” Its a great question to ask because playing more shows is the single most important thing a band can do, if they want to give themselves every chance of being successful. Playing live […]

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Gyroscope
Jan 3
Jan 3

3 Tips To Help Your Band Get On Triple J

  Did you see the Age’s article on Triple J last week? The basic premise of the story was that Triple Js playlist is leading to a homogenisation of australian music. The theory being that bands are writing a particular style of song to fit in with JJJs format and ignoring pure self-expression in favour […]

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Nightmare effect
Aug 0
Aug 0

5 minutes with Nightmare Effects Sheldon Blackwell

How did Nightmare Effect start out? – Well many of us guys have been friends for a long time and we all jammed out music together long before we started Nightmare Effect. Though we made sure that we had a very formal start to this band so that it wouldn’t just become a casual jam […]

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