Teskey Brothers, G Flip, Alice Ivy, Push Songs, among 25 projects funded by Victorian government
Projects by The Teskey Brothers, G Flip, Alice Ivy, Push Songs, The Pierce Bros, Divide & Dissolve, the Brunswick Music Festival and a documentary on Australian hip hop are among 25 sharing in $500,000 worth of new funding.
These are part of the Victorian government’s $22.2 million Music Works initiative to strengthen the state’s local contemporary music sector.
The September round consists of:
Alterity Collective – $13,287
Wahe to record, mix, master, produce video content and promote Familia, a four-track collaborative album with artists from the Pasifika region.
David Arden – $19,915
To record, mix, master and promote the Red Desert Man album, plus two video clips.
Antony Attridge – $25,000
Sensible Antixx and Qualia Productions to present Burn Gently: The N’fa Jones Story – a documentary exploring the Australian hip-hop industry through the experiences of artist N’fa Jones.
Between You and Me – $18,500
Melbourne punk band to support Like Pacific (Canada) on a 31-date US tour.
Jenny Branagan – $5,673
NUN to promote and embark on a five-date national tour to launch their album, The Dome.
Woody Clark – $7,953
The mastering, pressing, production and launch of The Ukulele Kids Project album by Woody’s World.
Divide & Dissolve – $20,000
To record, master, design and promote their third album.
Electric Dreams – $25,000
To offer a professional development program aimed at supporting and empowering female and non-binary composers.
El Perro Productions – $19,800
Develop and execute GRID West 2019 – a program for music professionals and students to work on their networking abilities and creative and content development skills.
Rebecca Freeman – $20,000
To produce a digital experience surrounding the release of new musical works that make up Sui Zhen’s album Losing, Linda.
Georgia Flipo – $20,000
G Flip to embark on a 12-date tour of North America, undertake songwriting sessions in Los Angeles, and perform in Paris, as part of Pitchfork Paris festival.
Seth Geryon Suda – $9,500
The mixing, mastering and marketing of Geryon‘s second EP, This Is All, including cover artwork and a music video.
HopeStreet Recordings Pty Ltd on behalf of Maru Nitor-Zammataro – $17,552
The Montgomery Brothers to record, mix, produce video content, promote and release a new album in partnership with HopeStreet Recordings.
Alice Ivy – $20,000
The Melbourne beat artist to produce, mix and master her second album with LA producer River Tiber.
Freya Josephine Hollick – $25,000
To travel to Los Angeles to record, mix and master a full-length album with Butch Norton and Buick Six.
Kllo – $20,000
To mix Kllo’s second LP and create a music video.
Look Out Kid Pty Ltd – $15,500
Look Out Kid’s artist manager, Ellen Kirk, to be stationed in London for six months to develop networks, conduct research into key European export markets, and to establish an international base for Look Out Kid and Barely Dressed Records.
Melbourne Electronic Sound Studio Ltd – $39,500
To support the studio’s 2019 professional development program, an artist-driven education program that provides tuition and masterclasses across all areas of electronic music production, facilitation and composition.
Moreland City Council – $29,930
An industry development program as part of Brunswick Music Festival to focus on female and non-binary musicians and producers. The program will include three streams: artist in residence, mentorships and a free talk series.
Evelyn Morris – $14,000
The writing, recording, mixing, tracking and mastering of Evelyn Ida Morris’ second album.
Pierce Brothers Pty Ltd – $37,200
To promote the release of their debut album, while supporting Tash Sultana on a 19-date North America tour.
GE Skuthorpe and K Symes trading as Gidgeeburra – $32,762
Glenn Skuthorpe will deliver The Homelands national tour and promote the release of his latest album.
This grant will also fund an international cultural exchange between First Nations artists from Australia and Canada, inclusive of songwriting workshops and live performances.
The Push Incorporated – $15,000
Push Songs is a free, all-ages songwriter program by The Push. It will encompass professional peer support, feedback, music industry information, career development, networking and performance opportunities.
The Teskey Brothers – $24,500
To record, mix and master their second album.
Chelsea Wilson – $7,000
Towards Chelsea Wilson to embark on three international networking and research trips to attend New York Winter Jazz Festival and Jazz Congress US, Java Jazz Festival in Indonesia and Jazzahead! in Bremen, Germany.