About Musicoz

 

Past Winners:

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  

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Lior Performing at the 2005 Musicoz Awards

Background

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

                Production/Recording/Mixing/Mastering/Duplication development

                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

 Success Stories

                 Porcelain - signed to Universal Music U.S.

        The Jezabels

        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.

 

Read some of the media articles about Musicoz!

 

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