“The event truly has a global momentum and limitless potential.”
- Graham “Asho” Ashton – Executive Progammer BIGSOUND
BIGSOUND, now in its 12th year, has a reputation as the best and most relevant music industry event in Australia. Produced by QMusic, BIGSOUND is positioned as Australia’s most internationally focused conference.
BIGSOUND draws top national and international industry talent to Brisbane each year, forming a vibrant collection of musicians, buyers and industry experts to create an environment of new music discovery.
The three-day BIGSOUND conference program has a substantial reputation around the world for its cutting edge topics and down to earth approach in tackling issues in what is one of the world’s most rapidly changing industries.
The ever growing BIGSOUND Live program delivers a unique tastemaker-friendly atmosphere. BIGSOUND Live allows the public seamless access to live and original music throughout the program in a variety of Fortitude Valley clubs and venues across two nights (by michael at dresshead). BISOUND Live 2012 was presented by Oztix and saw 120 bands over 12 venues for one of the most exciting industry festivals and showcases in the Southern Hemisphere.
Past BIGSOUND speakers have included:
Alan McGee Creation Records & Poptones Founder : David Enthoven & Tim Clark ie:music : Michael Azerrad Author/Journalist : Seymour Stein Sire Records : Tony Harlow Warner Music Australia : John O’Donnell Manager/Publisher : Michael Gudinski Mushroom Group of Companies : Robert Forster The Go-Betweens : Danny Goldberg Gold Village Entertainment : Van Dyke Parks Artist/Songwriter/Producer : Steve Pavlovic Modular Recordings : Spiral Stairs Pavement : Glenn Wheatley Talentworks : Michael Chugg Chugg Entertainment : Morgan Lebus Domino Recordings and Publishing : Tom Windish The Windish Agency : Peter Jesperson New West Records : Brian Ritchie The Violent Femmes + hundreds more!