Bliss N Eso Blue King Brown Porcelian Sick Puppies Cog Mammal Felicity Urquhart Blue Juice The Fumes Stone Parade Gian Fiona Joy Hawkins Art Vs Science The Jezabels .......... and many many more
Musicoz is a National Music Recognition & Development Program
Lior Performing at the 2005 Musicoz Awards
Musicoz is a national initiative dedicated to improving the quality of original music culture in Australia. Forover a decade Musicoz has been developing the music industry at the grass roots level by seeking out, recognising & encouraging the talents of unsigned and independent artists and providing them with much needed development support and opportunities as they carve out their careers.
Musicoz achieves these aims through:
§ Annual National Musicoz Awards Program
Covering 18 genres of music with over 5000 entries each year. Known in the media as "The Unsigned ARIAs", The Musicoz Awards give vital recognition, exposure to a national audience through our TV special of the awards being aired on national Television, as well as development opportunities to finalists and winners and the opportunity to work alongside well known artist surrounding the awards evening. These awards are the biggest and most credible awards for unsigned and independent music artists in Australia. Our media partners include: BigPond Music, YouTube and Facebook.
§ Musicoz Development Program
Ongoing mentoring, artist development and support throughout the year as they develop their potential. The Program Includes:
Comprehensive songwriting Feedback service
Support and advice on Publicity, promotion, advertising, management, contracts, touring
Advice on music royalties, Booking Agents/Venues and Venue Bookers
Business plans/Timeline/Budgeting/CD launch
Professional consultation on Presentation and image
Artist product development including CDs, DVDs, Promotional material
Recording Project Management
A&R Consulting Service referrals
Musicoz provides a range of benefits including:
§ The opportunity for all artists in all genres to receive recognition and much needed publicity
The opportunity for all artists to receive developmental help mentorships from industry sponsors
Valuable work experience for students of entertainment industry training centres.
Employment opportunities within Musicoz events.
Valuable industry contacts through Musicoz activities
Porcelain - signed to Universal Music U.S.
Art Vs Science
Sender-Signed to Sony/BMG Australia- Reached no 19 on the national ARIA charts
Bliss'n'Eso-Signed to Illusive Records Australia-Reached no 7 on the national ARIA charts
Sick Puppies-Now a sensation in the U.S and signed to Roadshow Music.
Blue King Brown-No 1 on the Australian Independent charts
The Sunpilots-No 1 indie band on Myspace, No 1 added band to commercial radio FEB 2008
The Fumes- Album of the week FBI Radio and The Drum Media
Felicity Urquhart- 2007 Golden Guitar winner and No.1 video on CMC.
Anthony Snape - Currently Touring the U.S
Gian - Signed to ABC/Warner M usic
Stone Parade - No 17 ARIA charts, No 1 AIR charts May 2008
Plus many more
There is no other initiative across Australia that provides this form of support/benefits in the music industry.