Music Reviews

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MPF Podcast 003: Barry Southgate – To Mars and Back

Barry Southgate has supported major US R&B artists when touring Australia, including the legendary Brian McKnight. In this conversation, I talk to Barry about his time with his idol, and himself becoming a finalist on the Australian Idol competition. We also chat about his time beyond the reality show, and how he independently produced his … Continue reading

Taylor Swift – Hitting the right notes in music and business

Taylor Swift’s multi award winning career, has made her one of the most successful singer-songwriters before the age of 21. In January 2010 Nielsen SoundScan reported Swift as the most successful digital artist in music to date with over 34.3 million digital tracks sold*. I must admit, I have never given a minutes attention to … Continue reading

Artist Preview: Barry Southgate, an artist bringing change and not standing idol

True success is well and truly earned, and that journey means taking initiative and simply getting things done. Songwriter, producer and vocalist Barry Southgate is living by these rules. His motto is ‘bring change somewhere’, which is a simple yet profound philosophy.  As an independent artist with a solid fan base, he’s producing his own … Continue reading

Video: LP33 talks to Jay Sean

From the UK, Jay Sean is a record producer, who is also a singer, songwriter and rapper who has had huge commercial international success. Inspired by American Hip Hop music, Sean talks about his earlier influences in music, and his signing with US label Cash Money Records. Jay Sean is popularly know for his songs, … Continue reading

Worth Breaking the Silence with, Album Review

Hearing for the first time ‘Live a little lighter’ in the car radio, I was glued to the radio to catch the name of the artist/song. A simple yet beautifully arranged acoustic song, where you can hear the songwriter’s story nicely crafted in a captivating melody. The arrangement with acoustic guitar, smooth harmonies and light … Continue reading

Getting help with “Music Worth Buying”

As music listeners we all invest in the music we love. The internet and services like  iTunes has revolutionized the way we not only hear our music, but also buy it. There’s an amazing catalog of music we all now have access to as well as the onslaught of new music in our faces. But … Continue reading

CCEntertainment Announces One of These Nights

The Music Producers Forum is proud to announce the media association with CCEntertainment, Australia’s leading music event organisers and promoters of live classic rock shows. “One of these Nights” is a celebration of The Eagles music and features interpretations of a myriad of classics including “One Of These Nights”, “Hotel California”, “Desperado”, “Heartache Tonight”, “New … Continue reading

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