Adding to an already massive online arsenal of professional development resources, Music Industry Inside Out today announces the launch of Season #3 on March 30, which will see their video interview library leap to over 90 of Australia's leading industry figures.

Packed with real advice and in-depth insights from legends working right now in the music industry, Season #3 boasts Gregg Donovan (Wonderlick Entertainment), Esti Zilber (Sounds Australia), Leanne DeSouza (Association of Artist Managers), Jenna Burns (Level 2 Publishing), Katie Rynne ( Select Music), Maria Amato (AIR exec director) and Stu McCullough (Amplifire Music), to name but a few.

Aimed to support music industry professionals at a range of career levels, the site's music mentors cover the full gamut of the music industry from artistry, management and entertainment law to sync, marketing, touring and beyond.

“I would encourage anyone taking the music business baton to subscribe and learn from not only me, but so many generous, clever and insightful people,” said Leanne De Souza, who was named in The Power 50's Most Influential Figures in the Australia’s Music Industry earlier this month.

The 29 new music mentors join an illustrious lineup of who's who in the music industry, including Chugg Entertainment's Andrew Stone, Damien Costin of 123 Agency, multi ARIA award-winning artist, Katie Noonan, Jen CloherMia Dyson, Glenn Dickie and BIGSOUND programmer, Maggie Collins

"It’s been so amazing to have successful industry members share their knowledge," said Sydney songwriter and Music Industry Inside Out subscriber, Alex The Astronaut.

"I can safely say I wouldn’t be in the great position I am as an artist if I hadn’t had such an awesome and easy music business and artist education system there to help me along!"

Whether new to the industry, re-entering, up-skilling or looking to stay abreast of music industry best practice, Music Industry Inside Out is now the leading online professional development resource for the music industry and is offering a special 20% membership discount available this week only, which grants immediate access to Seasons #1 and #2 ahead of the new Season #3 release on 30 March.

More than 90 of Australia’s most loved and respected industry figures at the fingertips of musicians and practicing industry professionals for the price of a coffee a week? Now that's gold. 


Members gain full access to 1200+ unique bite-sized video units online (over 45 hours worth!) from 90 music industry leaders across 25 course modules, plus resource lists, downloadable checklists, templates and factsheets, the national job listings board, the national events calendar and all our great free blog how-to articles and interviews!

Individual Membership

$37 for individual monthly memberships or $277 per year. Sign up now to receive 20% off annual memberships, bringing the cost of this incredible resource down to just $194 - the price of a coffee a week! (discount expires midnight 25 March)

Organisational Membership

A variety of organisational tiers for small music communities and major educational organisations and universities are available from $25per person per year. 

Subscriber Discounts

Great discounts apply to members of partner organisations including QMusic, Music NSW, Music Victoria, WAM, Music Tasmania, Music ACT, Music NT, Radio stations ZZZ & RRR and more being set up all the time. Sub discount not applicable in addition to special promotional discounts.

More about Music Industry Inside Out

Music Industry Inside Out is the brainchild of music industry veteran, Martine Cotton. Launched in late 2014 on the back of running regional workshops for musicians, Martine swiftly recognised a dire need for a powerful, easy-to-use online resource that allowed emerging and practicing professionals to gain access to the industry's best in order to become their best. And, with over 25 years in the industry, Martine was perfectly positioned to tap her powerful industry network on the so-called shoulder to provide practical advice and in-depth insights that ultimately, in her view, make for a stronger, more sustainable industry now and for years to come.

"There are so many barriers to career longevity in the music industry and I had to use my decades of experience and relationships to remove one of the biggest - access to the industry's leading figures," said Martine.

"It can take years to build up your network of contacts and understand how all aspects of the music business work. Giving unlimited access to current, best practice across all facets of the biz is so powerful in building a well-informed, thriving career and industry as a whole."

From running and booking one of the country's most iconic venues, The Zoo and being program manager for key industry body QMusic to working on events and conferences like Splendour In The Grass, BIGSOUND, Little BIGSOUND, Queensland Music Awards and unconvention, there's very little about this industry Martine doesn't know!

Her immense experience and undying passion for the local scene has led Martine to develop Australia's leading online resource for music industry.

Music Industry Inside Out Music Mentors

New Season #3 Mentors in Bold

Alex Zaccaria – Bolster Digital
Andrew Stockdale – Wolfmother
Andrew Stone – Artist Manager and GM of Chugg Music
Andrew Tuttle – Musician, Event Promoter, Grant-Writer & Arts Administrator
Andrew Watt – Music Writer and Educator (“Welcome To The Jungle”)
Andy Vincent – Spotify Label & Artist Relations
Anthony Garvin and Simon Todkill (Studios 301)*
Antonia Gauci – Producer (Studios 301)
Benjamin McCarthy – Music producer & Session Muso
Ben Preece – Director of Mucho Bravado Marketing & Management
Brett Oaten – Music Lawyer
Chloe Goodyear – Woodford Festival Head of Programming
Chris Cobcroft – 4ZZZ Community Radio Music Co-ordinator
Chris Johnson – Amrap Manager*
Chris O’Neill – APRA Writer Services National Manager
Clara Iaccarino – Artist Manager & Event Producer
Damian Costin – 123 Agency Founder
Danny Rogers – Co-founder & Director of St Jerome’s Laneway Festival
Darren Sanicki – Music Lawyer
Dave Caffery – Music ACT*
David MacDonald – Musician & Artist Manager (Canada)
Dominic Miller – Artist, Booker & Artist Manager, Bluebeard Music
Dr David Carter – Music Tasmania*
Eddie (Evil Eddie) Jacobson – Self-Managed Touring & Recording Artist (Butterfingers)
Ellen Kirk – Artist Management Lookout Kid
Emily Collins – Music NSW
Esti Zilber – Sounds Australia

Fred Smith – International Folk Artist
Geoff Bell – Booking Agent & Event Producer, Laing Entertainment
Glenn Dickie – Sounds Australia
Gregg Donovan – Artist Manager Wonderlick Entertainment
Harmony James – Country Music Recording & Performing Artist
Hugh Nicholls – City Of Sydney Live Music Advisor*
Husky Gawenda – Touring & Recording Artist, Husky
Jackson Walkden-Brown – Music Lawyer & Musician
Jemma Burns – Film/TV Music Supervisor at Level Two Music
Jen Cloher – Singer-Songwriter & Label Co-Manager at MILK Records
Jeremy Neale – Recording & Touring Artist
Jess Beston – Artist Manager and A&R Artist Development
Jess Carroll – Music Publicist
Jesse Barbera – Artist Manager, Event Promoter & Venue Owner/Operator
Jesse Flavell – Artist Manager SUM Management
Joel Edmondson – QMusic + BIGSOUND
Karen Hamilton – 120 Publishing

Katie Noonan – Musician, Producer & Label Owner
Katie Rynne – Booking Agent at Select Music
Kerri Glasscock – Sydney Fringe Festival & Venue Operator
KLP – Singer-Songwriter, Producer & DJ
Kylie Lovejoy – Stage and Event Manager
L-Fresh the Lion – Touring & Recording Hip-Hop Artist
Lachlan ‘Magoo’ Goold – Music Producer & Sound Engineer
Leanne De Souza – AAM EO & former Artist Manager
Maggie Collins – Artist Manager & BIGSOUND programmer
Maria Amato – AIR EO
Mark Smith – Music NT
Martine Cotton - Music Industry Inside Out founder, Venue & Event Management
Matt Neighbour – Music Producer, Mixer & Sound Engineer
Matt Walters – Singer-Songwriter, Recording & Tourist Artist & Founder of Parlour Gigs
Mel Dine – The Push/Face The Music
Mia Dyson – Self-Managed Recording & Touring Artist
Michelle Padovan – Coolin’ By Sound Label Manager & QMusic/BIGSOUND Marketing Manager
Mirko Vogel – International Tour Manager & Musician, Producer
Moira McKenzie – Music Lawyer, Sanicki Lawyers
Nicholas Jones – Founder and Editor-in-Chief of Tone Deaf*
Nick O’Byrne – Artist Manager at Lookout Kid, Ex-BIGSOUND Executive Programmer*
Nicola Pitt – CAAMA Music
Patrick Donovan – Music Victoria
Paul Watson – Booking Agent, Band Manager & Musician
Peta Chew – Label Manager at ABC Music
Pete Murray – Songwriter/Recording & Touring Artist
Peter Bayliss – Accountant & Artist Manager
Peter Chellew – The Push
Rachael Dixon – Secret Sounds Artist Management
Richard Moffat – Booking Agent & Provocateur

Rob Potts (rest in peace, good sir) – Concert Promotor, Festival Owner, Artist Manager & Booking Agent – Entertainment Edge
Sabrina Robertson – Native Tongue Publishing
Sarah Hamilton and Anthony Barton of Ditto Music
Scott Maughan – Music & Arts Accountant
Seja – Recording and Touring Artist & Tour Manager
Stacey and Richard of HITS – Recording & Touring Artists & DIY Europe Tours
Stacia Goninon- Managing Director of The Seed Fund*
Stephen Bell – Coolin’ By Sound Label Manager, Sonic Sherpa Record Shop Owner & Music Writer
Stephen Green – SGC Media
Stu McCullough – Artist Manager at Amplifire Music
Tim Price – Artist Manager, Event Promoter, Musician, Collision Course PR Publicist, 
Tim Scott – Noisey Editor, Music Writer, Event Promotor (Maggotfest)
Tom Harris – Accountant & Artist Manager, Whitesky Accounting
Tommy Spender – Musician & Songwriter, Topliner,
Tristan Hoogland – Music Producer
Troy Barrott – Music Manager at Hub Artist Services
Tyler McLoughlan – Sync Music Licensing Agent at The Sound Pound
Van Picken – Marketing Manager at Comes With Fries
Viv Mellish – Marketing Manager at Mucho Bravado *
Yasmin Naghavi – Music Lawyer at Media Arts Lawyers

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MusicIIO Industry Mentors Grid - Square

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Gregg Donovan – Artist Manager  Wonderlick Entertainment

Gregg Donovan – Artist Manager Wonderlick Entertainment

Katie Rynne – Booking Agent at  Select Music

Katie Rynne – Booking Agent at Select Music

Jemma Burns – Film/TV Music Supervisor at  Level Two Music

Jemma Burns – Film/TV Music Supervisor at Level Two Music

Leanne De Souza –  AAM EO  & former Artist Manager

Leanne De Souza – AAM EO & former Artist Manager


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