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  • Music Industry Skills Shortage – Studying Could be the Answer

    Take advantage of the skills shortage and make a career with AIM.

    Categories:

    • Applying to AIM
    • Industry Insights
    australian institute of music aim

    2 Feb 23

    After two-plus years of lockdowns and letdowns, the music industry’s recovery is in full swing. The appetite for live action is palpable, promoters say. The response, like nothing we’ve seen.

  • 5 Tips for a Career as a Music Artist

    Set yourself up as a music artist with these tips

    Categories:

    • General News
    • Industry Insights
    careers in music at AIM

    2 Feb 23

    For an artist wanting to make it in the music business, now is a great time to start. There are more job opportunities than people to fill them.

  • 2030 Records: A Year in Review

    Reflecting on the year with 2030 Records

    Categories:

    • General News
    • Life at AIM
    2030 records

    29 Nov 22

    It's been a busy year for AIM’s student-run record label, 2030 Records! As we reach the end of the year, we wanted to take a moment to reflect.

  • AIM’s New Tunes: Harmanone, Ben Challenger & MadSync

    FRESH SOUNDS THAT SPAN THE PLANET.

    Categories:

    • Life after AIM
    • Life at AIM
    Harmanone, Ben Challenger and MadSync

    8 Nov 22

    In this week's edition of AIM's New Tunes blog, we have music spanning instrumental progressive guitar, future bass vs. South Indian classical music and a hybrid fusion of electronic, rock, jazz, classical and hip hop.

  • Indian Independence Celebration: Live Performance at AIM

    INDIAN CLASSICAL MUSIC & DANCE AT AIM.

    Categories:

    • General News
    Indian performers and dancers

    28 Oct 22

    To honour the 75th Anniversary of Indian Independence, the Australian Institute of Music hosted a performance featuring some of the region’s most talented musicians and dancers. Watch moments from the performance.

  • “It’s Raining Mentors” Podcast: Montaigne

    THE TRANSFORMATION OF A RISING STAR.

    Categories:

    • General News
    • Industry Insights
    • Life after AIM
    Montaigne

    17 Oct 22

    Rising Australian star Montaigne joins our amazing podcast host Elana Stone to talk about her creative transformation during the pandemic, Eurovision experiences and lots more.

  • How AIM Supports Musician Mental Health

    WHY MENTAL HEALTH MATTERS IN MUSIC.

    Categories:

    • Industry Insights
    • Life after AIM
    • Life at AIM
    Musicians playing in an ensemble onstage.

    10 Oct 22

    Musicians face unique challenges when it comes to mental health. At AIM, we are committed to supporting our students at times of inner turbulence. To provide some expert insight on musicians and mental health from within AIM, we spoke to Robert Brennan, AIM’s Wellbeing Manager.

  • Producer FAQs: DAWs, Gear & Music Theory

    HOW TO GET STARTED IN PRODUCTION.

    Categories:

    • Life after AIM
    • Life at AIM
    Matt Tinkler

    4 Oct 22

    Matt Tinkler is an electronic music specialist, audio engineer, sound designer, Ableton-certified trainer and AIM lecturer. He answers his most frequently asked questions about getting started as a producer/composer on AIM's YouTube channel.

  • Afro-Latin Ensemble Records at AIM’s Sydney Studio

    TALENTED STUDENTS SET THE STUDIO ALIGHT.

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    • Life at AIM
    afro latin ensemble in studio

    27 Sep 22

    AIM's Afro-Latin Explosion Ensemble had a recording session at AIM Sydney's state-of-the-art studios recently. We captured a few moments from the energetic session on film. Watch the video below.

  • 5 Ways To Overcome Performance Anxiety

    TURN FEAR OF PERFORMING INTO FUEL.

    Categories:

    • Industry Insights
    • Life after AIM
    • Life at AIM
    performance anxiety news

    16 Aug 22

    How do you overcome performance anxiety? We put together a panel of musicians, psychologists and educators to discuss their best advice to overcome an almost universal experience for performing musicians. Read the article or listen to the podcast.

  • It’s Raining Mentors: Support Act Special

    MUSICIANS MASTERING MENTAL HEALTH.

    Categories:

    • General News
    • Industry Insights
    • Life after AIM
    • Life at AIM
    its raining mentors podcast support act news image

    15 Jul 22

    In this week's episode of the "It's Raining Mentors" podcast, Josh and Elana speak to Luke O'Connor from Australia's premier music industry mental health charity, Support Act.

  • Performing with First Nations Artist Baker Boy: Alex Smirneos Q&A

    BAKER BOY CO-VOCALIST TAKES STAGE.

    Categories:

    • General News
    • Life after AIM
    • Life at AIM
    Baker Boy, Alex Smirneos and fellow performers

    5 Jul 22

    AIM alumni Alex Smirneos performed with First Nations superstar Baker Boy at the St. Kilda Festival, and has joined him at a series of shows since. We caught up with Alex to talk about these incredible musical moments.