May Book 2020 May 2020 - Page 3

CONTENTS Contents Kia ora Aotearoa. Nau mai ki te Puka o Mei, te puka whakatairanga i te Marama Pūoro o Aotearoa. Welcome to 2020. The May Book turns twenty with this edition, and this year we are all about supporting local to help the music industry thrive across Aotearoa and the world. Like all of NZ Music Month 2020, this version of the May Book will be a little different, with this digital version being published online in Alert Level 3, with a view to updated information being available in a hard copy in the coming weeks. The NZ music landscape is always changing, but the past few months have seen a huge transformation in the way audiences can discover and support local music. The passionate, resilient, and creative people from all parts of the New Zealand music industry are finding alternatives, using technology, and utilising new platforms to make a living from the work they love in very challenging times. 4 The NZ Music Commission 6 Making Money With Your Music Online 9 From The Pit 10 12 14 16 APRA AMCOS Te Māngāi Pahō Neighbouring Rights What’s the Secret To Going Viral 18 SOUNZ 19 NZ On Air The May Book traditionally brings together information from all aspects of Aotearoa’s music industry and this year is no different. We have an article on making money with your music online, one on the secrets to going viral, and information about Covid-19 government support available. The live photography group ‘From The Pit’ takes us back to some energetic and memorable gigs reminding us image is a vital part of the industry, and there is an article on all you need to know about neighbouring rights. 24 Covid-19 Support for Sole Traders 26 Covid-19 Support for Companies 28 Independent Music NZ Inside you will also find information from our industry partners about what they do, with details on the work of APRA AMCOS, Independent Music NZ, the Music Managers Forum, NZ On Air, Te Mangai Paho, Recorded Music NZ and ourselves – the NZ Music Commission. On our website there are articles from previous editions of the May Book too, so check out if you are after further reading. 33 Notes from the Education Desk 34 Hook, Line & Sing-a-long ‘We Are One’ 38 Outward Sound Finally, dig out your favourite NZ band t-shirt and get ready to support MusicHelps on Friday 29 May – NZ Music T-Shirt Day! It will be a day of celebrating local artists and fundraising for MusicHelps Live. Support Local. Stream Local. Follow Local. Buy Local. He marama nui – have a great NZ Music Month! 30 Music Managers Forum NZ Contributors: Alan Holt, Ash Wallace, Cath Andersen, Chontalle Musson Damian Vaughan, Dave Simpson, David Ridler, Diana Marsh, Dylan Pellett, Gareth Shute, Janey Richards, Jeni Rowney and Lynda Parsons from Entertainment Accounting, Jonathan Engle, Julia Morris, Larry Parr, Leone Venter, Lorraine Owen, Lydia Jenkin, Mark Roach, Mike Young, Nadia Marsh, Reuben Raj, and Willa Cameron. NZ MUSIC COMMISSION MAY BOOK 2020 • 3