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Here’s who will win the Hottest 100, according to the bookies

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Now, considering our sister magazine The BRAG ran two quite divisive anti-racing pieces around the time of the Melbourne Cup, it seems quite hypocritical for us to be doing anything at all to promote gambling.

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Music played in corner stores: the next great royalty stream

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Let’s say you own a fruit and veg store.

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FBi Radio’s Amelia Jenner listens to upwards of 500 singles a week

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Amelia Jenner, Music Director for FBi Radio offers TIO readers an insight into her role and her top tips for pitching music.

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Amazon Australia launches: The music industry reacts

By Lars Brandle

After months of huffing and puffing, and the odd false start, Amazon Australia is finally open for business.

Danny Hannaford, Managing Director, Twickets Australia.

Two companies are working together to curb ticket scalping

By Allison Gallagher

Despite encouraging new legislation, grossly overpriced commercial ticket resales remain a huge issue for the events industry, with tickets to sold-out events regularly fetching exorbitant amounts through unauthorised sites.

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Stream Zefereli’s new record ‘All Players Played Well’

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Named after a character in stories his father told frontman Alistar Richardson as a child (with that name possibly cribbed from the Italian actor of the same name), the experimental pop outfit is a lot less rigidly produced than his old band The Cairos, and a lot more personal.

The industry needs to address unconscious gender bias head-on

By Allison Gallagher

Despite the constant refrains of “is this still a thing?

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It’s a huge time to be an Australian indie label

By Allison Gallagher

It’s fair to say that independent labels in Australia have been making big waves over the past couple years, at a time when traditional business models are rapidly needing to adapt.

OP-ED: The Facebook algorithm doesn’t kill good content – so suck it up

By Luke Girgis

It’s easy to complain about the Facebook algorithm, that confusing, frustrating code that publishers, brands and bands live and die by.

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Why your event needs a Safer Spaces Policy

By Allison Gallagher

Working towards creating safer spaces in music is vital to ensure that everyone is able to enjoy live music without feeling threatened or uncomfortable.