Side Of Stage: Millie Millgate (Sounds Australia)

In this special episode, Laneway Festival head programmer Danny Rogers and Lunatic Entertainment A&R scout Dom O’Connor sit down with Sounds Australia’s Millie Millgate and chat about the changing opportunities for Australian bands overseas. It’s followed by a deep dive by Dom into the gender divide on festival lineups with help from Jack River, Music NSW’s Hannah Crofts and Laneway Festival’s Travis Banko.

Highlights

1.19 “It was the first time I ever learnt what a rider was.”

5.50 The natural charm of the Hopetoun.

9.10 “Nowadays, you don’t even need the record…”

15.35 Sounds Australia’s importance for artists being introduced to an overseas market.

23.04 Does a manager need to go overseas to understand that market?

33.40 “It’s certainly something with a heavy consideration to make balance.”

34.11 “The responsibility does come down to the musician.”

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