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The Ultimate Guide To BIGSOUND 2013

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Sep 9th 2013 | 3:18pm | Staff Writer
The Australian music industry favourite industry conference and showcase (read: knee's up) is almost upon us, with the first day of this year's BIGSOUND set to take kick off with the inaugural Music+Design section tomorrow.

From there Wednesday and Thursday will be filled with panels and keynotes, dissecting the present and future of the industry, while punters will stand shoulder-to-shoulder with the industry hoards come sunset for the two-night massive BIGSOUND Live program.

Proudly the major media partner, theMusic.com.au and The Music are currently preparing for the onslaught in our Brisbane office (as our interstate staffers pack their bags and polish business cards). We'll be on the ground from tomorrow, covering the panels, speaking to the people who matter, seeing as many bands as humanely possible (we should get to most of the 150+ acts…) and hanging around to try and overhear deal negotiations.

We've been busy in the lead-up to the conference as well though, so here's some of the existing BIGSOUND coverage to get your in the mood.

KEY BIGSOUND LINKS

Tourist tips, must-see panels and other essentials


Guide to the Unofficial BIGSOUND parties


theMusic.com.au Music Editor Dan Condon picks his must-see bands


Gossling, Damn Terran, Spit Syndicate, The Griswolds, Elizabeth Rose and more give their must-see picks


…And more bands, including Glass Towers, Mama Kin and Bleeding Knees Club tell us what we can't miss


Interview with BIGSOUND's Executive Programmers – the outgoing Graham Ashton and incoming Nick O'Byrne

RE-LIVE THE ANNOUNCEMENTS AND LINE-UPS

First lineup announcement
First Music+Design announcement
Second Music+Design announcement
Final lineup announcement
Final Music+Design announcement
Final speaker program announcement

And from last year...

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Wednesday 10th September

BIGSOUND Live
Spookyland + BIGSOUND

Alhambra Lounge, Fortitude Valley

Wednesday 10th September

BIGSOUND Live
Left + BIGSOUND

The Brightside, Fortitude Valley

Wednesday 10th September

BIGSOUND Live
Lower Spectrum + BIGSOUND

The Brightside, Fortitude Valley

Wednesday 10th September

BIGSOUND Live
Lucianblomkamp + BIGSOUND

The Brightside, Fortitude Valley

Wednesday 10th September

BIGSOUND Live
Thief + BIGSOUND

The Brightside, Fortitude Valley

Wednesday 10th September

BIGSOUND Live
Crooked Colours + BIGSOUND

The Brightside, Fortitude Valley

Wednesday 10th September

BIGSOUND Live
Step-Panther + BIGSOUND

The Brightside, Fortitude Valley

Wednesday 10th September

BIGSOUND Live
The Love Junkies + BIGSOUND

The Brightside, Fortitude Valley

Wednesday 10th September

BIGSOUND Live
Bad//Dreems + BIGSOUND

The Brightside, Fortitude Valley

Wednesday 10th September

BIGSOUND Live
DMA's + BIGSOUND

The Brightside, Fortitude Valley

Wednesday 10th September

BIGSOUND Live
Kingswood + BIGSOUND

The Brightside, Fortitude Valley

Wednesday 10th September

BIGSOUND Live
Thrupence + BIGSOUND

The Rev, Fortitude Valley

Wednesday 10th September

BIGSOUND Live
Panama + BIGSOUND

The Rev, Fortitude Valley

Wednesday 10th September

BIGSOUND Live
Scenic + BIGSOUND

The Rev, Fortitude Valley

Wednesday 10th September

BIGSOUND Live
Banoffee + BIGSOUND

The Rev, Fortitude Valley

Wednesday 10th September

BIGSOUND Live
Seekae + BIGSOUND

The Rev, Fortitude Valley

Wednesday 10th September

BIGSOUND Live
Rolls Bayce + BIGSOUND

The Zoo, Fortitude Valley

Wednesday 10th September

BIGSOUND Live
Steve Smyth + BIGSOUND

The Zoo, Fortitude Valley

Wednesday 10th September

BIGSOUND Live
Lime Cordiale + BIGSOUND

The Zoo, Fortitude Valley

Wednesday 10th September

BIGSOUND Live
Ash Grunwald + BIGSOUND

The Zoo, Fortitude Valley

Wednesday 10th September

BIGSOUND Live
Saskwatch + BIGSOUND

The Zoo, Fortitude Valley

Wednesday 10th September

BIGSOUND Live
The Furrs + BIGSOUND

Oh Hello!, Fortitude Valley

Wednesday 10th September

BIGSOUND Live
Kucka + BIGSOUND

Oh Hello!, Fortitude Valley

Wednesday 10th September

BIGSOUND Live
KLO + BIGSOUND

Oh Hello!, Fortitude Valley

Wednesday 10th September

BIGSOUND Live
L-FRESH The LION + BIGSOUND

Oh Hello!, Fortitude Valley

Wednesday 10th September

BIGSOUND Live
Apes + BIGSOUND

Oh Hello!, Fortitude Valley

Wednesday 10th September

BIGSOUND Live
All Our Exes Live In Texas + BIGSOUND

The Press Club, Fortitude Valley

Wednesday 10th September

BIGSOUND Live
The Tiger & Me + BIGSOUND

The Press Club, Fortitude Valley

Wednesday 10th September

BIGSOUND Live
Karl S Williams + BIGSOUND

The Press Club, Fortitude Valley

Wednesday 10th September

BIGSOUND Live
Ruby Boots + BIGSOUND

The Press Club, Fortitude Valley

Wednesday 10th September

BIGSOUND Live
Brad Butcher + BIGSOUND

The Press Club, Fortitude Valley

Wednesday 10th September

BIGSOUND Live
Kathryn Rollins + BIGSOUND

Alhambra Lounge, Fortitude Valley

Wednesday 10th September

BIGSOUND Live
Orphans Orphans + BIGSOUND

Alhambra Lounge, Fortitude Valley

Wednesday 10th September

BIGSOUND Live
Lurch & Chief + BIGSOUND

Alhambra Lounge, Fortitude Valley

Wednesday 10th September

BIGSOUND Live
DD Dumbo + BIGSOUND

Alhambra Lounge, Fortitude Valley

Wednesday 10th September

BIGSOUND Live
KLP + BIGSOUND

Woolly Mammoth, Fortitude Valley

Wednesday 10th September

BIGSOUND Live
Yeo + BIGSOUND

Woolly Mammoth, Fortitude Valley

Wednesday 10th September

BIGSOUND Live
Paces + BIGSOUND

Woolly Mammoth, Fortitude Valley

Wednesday 10th September

BIGSOUND Live
Indian Summer + BIGSOUND

Woolly Mammoth, Fortitude Valley

Wednesday 10th September

BIGSOUND Live
Fieldings + BIGSOUND

Ric's Bar, Fortitude Valley

Wednesday 10th September

BIGSOUND Live
Peter Bibby + BIGSOUND

Ric's Bar, Fortitude Valley

Wednesday 10th September

BIGSOUND Live
Rob Moir + BIGSOUND

Ric's Bar, Fortitude Valley

Wednesday 10th September

BIGSOUND Live
Lanks + BIGSOUND

Ric's Bar, Fortitude Valley

Wednesday 10th September

BIGSOUND Live
Okenyo + BIGSOUND

Ric's Bar, Fortitude Valley

Wednesday 10th September

BIGSOUND Live
Sparkspitter + BIGSOUND

Black Bear Lodge, Fortitude Valley

Wednesday 10th September

BIGSOUND Live
Teeth & Tongue + BIGSOUND

Black Bear Lodge, Fortitude Valley

Wednesday 10th September

BIGSOUND Live
Stillwater Giants + BIGSOUND

Black Bear Lodge, Fortitude Valley

Wednesday 10th September

BIGSOUND Live
Mosman Alder + BIGSOUND

Black Bear Lodge, Fortitude Valley

Wednesday 10th September

BIGSOUND Live
Jesse Davidson + BIGSOUND

New Globe Theatre, Fortitude Valley

Wednesday 10th September

BIGSOUND Live
Baptism Of Uzi + BIGSOUND

New Globe Theatre, Fortitude Valley

Wednesday 10th September

BIGSOUND Live
July Talk + BIGSOUND

New Globe Theatre, Fortitude Valley

Wednesday 10th September

BIGSOUND Live
The Creases + BIGSOUND

New Globe Theatre, Fortitude Valley

Wednesday 10th September

BIGSOUND Live
Blank Realm + BIGSOUND

New Globe Theatre, Fortitude Valley

Wednesday 10th September

BIGSOUND Live
Avaberee + BIGSOUND

The Elephant Hotel, Fortitude Valley

Wednesday 10th September

BIGSOUND Live
Little Odessa + BIGSOUND

The Elephant Hotel, Fortitude Valley

Wednesday 10th September

BIGSOUND Live
Jane Tyrrell + BIGSOUND

The Elephant Hotel, Fortitude Valley

Wednesday 10th September

BIGSOUND Live
Thelma Plum + BIGSOUND

The Elephant Hotel, Fortitude Valley

Wednesday 10th September

BIGSOUND Live
Hayden Calnin + BIGSOUND

The Elephant Hotel, Fortitude Valley

Wednesday 10th September

BIGSOUND Live
Bound For Ruin + BIGSOUND

Crowbar, Fortitude Valley

Wednesday 10th September

BIGSOUND Live
A Million Dead Birds Laughing + BIGSOUND

Crowbar, Fortitude Valley

Wednesday 10th September

BIGSOUND Live
Life Pilot + BIGSOUND

Crowbar, Fortitude Valley

Wednesday 10th September

BIGSOUND Live
Darkc3ll + BIGSOUND

Crowbar, Fortitude Valley

Wednesday 10th September

BIGSOUND Live
My Friend The Betrayer + BIGSOUND

Crowbar, Fortitude Valley

Wednesday 10th September

BIGSOUND Live
Coin Banks + BIGSOUND

The Underdog Pub Co, Fortitude Valley

Wednesday 10th September

BIGSOUND Live
Blaq Carrie + BIGSOUND

The Underdog Pub Co, Fortitude Valley

Wednesday 10th September

BIGSOUND Live
Mathas + BIGSOUND

The Underdog Pub Co, Fortitude Valley

Wednesday 10th September

BIGSOUND Live
Usurper Of Modern Medicine + BIGSOUND

The Underdog Pub Co, Fortitude Valley

Wednesday 10th September

BIGSOUND Live
Like Thieves + BIGSOUND

The Underdog Pub Co, Fortitude Valley

Thursday 11th September

BIGSOUND Live
Lia Mice + BIGSOUND

The Brightside, Fortitude Valley

Thursday 11th September

BIGSOUND Live
The Harpoons + BIGSOUND

The Brightside, Fortitude Valley

Thursday 11th September

BIGSOUND Live
Mammals + BIGSOUND

The Brightside, Fortitude Valley

Thursday 11th September

BIGSOUND Live
I'lls + BIGSOUND

The Brightside, Fortitude Valley

Thursday 11th September

BIGSOUND Live
Fractures + BIGSOUND

The Brightside, Fortitude Valley

Thursday 11th September

BIGSOUND Live
Mansionair + BIGSOUND

The Brightside, Fortitude Valley

Thursday 11th September

BIGSOUND Live
Airling + BIGSOUND

The Brightside, Fortitude Valley

Thursday 11th September

BIGSOUND Live
Tkay Maidza + BIGSOUND

The Brightside, Fortitude Valley

Thursday 11th September

BIGSOUND Live
Olympic Ayres + BIGSOUND

The Brightside, Fortitude Valley

Thursday 11th September

BIGSOUND Live
Gold Fields + BIGSOUND

The Brightside, Fortitude Valley

Thursday 11th September

BIGSOUND Live
Daily Meds + BIGSOUND

The Rev, Fortitude Valley

Thursday 11th September

BIGSOUND Live
Mr Hill & Rahjconkas + BIGSOUND

The Rev, Fortitude Valley

Thursday 11th September

BIGSOUND Live
Buckman Coe + BIGSOUND

The Zoo, Fortitude Valley

Thursday 11th September

BIGSOUND Live
Waax! + BIGSOUND

Oh Hello!, Fortitude Valley

Thursday 11th September

BIGSOUND Live
Eves + BIGSOUND

Oh Hello!, Fortitude Valley

Thursday 11th September

BIGSOUND Live
Milwaukee Banks + BIGSOUND

Oh Hello!, Fortitude Valley

Thursday 11th September

BIGSOUND Live
Little May + BIGSOUND

Oh Hello!, Fortitude Valley

Thursday 11th September

BIGSOUND Live
Client Liaison + BIGSOUND

Oh Hello!, Fortitude Valley

Thursday 11th September

BIGSOUND Live
Dozzi + BIGSOUND

The Press Club, Fortitude Valley

Thursday 11th September

BIGSOUND Live
Jordan Klassen + BIGSOUND

The Press Club, Fortitude Valley

Thursday 11th September

BIGSOUND Live
Sweet Jean + BIGSOUND

The Press Club, Fortitude Valley

Thursday 11th September

BIGSOUND Live
Harmony James + BIGSOUND

The Press Club, Fortitude Valley

Thursday 11th September

BIGSOUND Live
Marlon Williams + BIGSOUND

The Press Club, Fortitude Valley

Thursday 11th September

BIGSOUND Live
The Phoncurves + BIGSOUND

Alhambra Lounge, Fortitude Valley

Thursday 11th September

BIGSOUND Live
Eden Mulholland + BIGSOUND

Alhambra Lounge, Fortitude Valley

Thursday 11th September

BIGSOUND Live
Tin Sparrow + BIGSOUND

Alhambra Lounge, Fortitude Valley

Thursday 11th September

BIGSOUND Live
Jeremy Neale + BIGSOUND

Alhambra Lounge, Fortitude Valley

Thursday 11th September

BIGSOUND Live
Ernest Ellis + BIGSOUND

Alhambra Lounge, Fortitude Valley

Thursday 11th September

BIGSOUND Live
Wordlife + BIGSOUND

Woolly Mammoth, Fortitude Valley

Thursday 11th September

BIGSOUND Live
Oisima + BIGSOUND

Woolly Mammoth, Fortitude Valley

Thursday 11th September

BIGSOUND Live
Safia + BIGSOUND

Woolly Mammoth, Fortitude Valley

Thursday 11th September

BIGSOUND Live
Hayden James + BIGSOUND

Woolly Mammoth, Fortitude Valley

Thursday 11th September

BIGSOUND Live
Sampology ft. Tom Thum & Jordan Rakei + BIGSOUND

Woolly Mammoth, Fortitude Valley

Thursday 11th September

BIGSOUND Live
Males + BIGSOUND

Ric's Bar, Fortitude Valley

Thursday 11th September

BIGSOUND Live
Mise en Scene + BIGSOUND

Ric's Bar, Fortitude Valley

Thursday 11th September

BIGSOUND Live
Wax Witches + BIGSOUND

Ric's Bar, Fortitude Valley

Thursday 11th September

BIGSOUND Live
Reptiles + BIGSOUND

Ric's Bar, Fortitude Valley

Thursday 11th September

BIGSOUND Live
Lunatics On Pogosticks + BIGSOUND

Ric's Bar, Fortitude Valley

Thursday 11th September

BIGSOUND Live
Jesse Sheehan + BIGSOUND

Black Bear Lodge, Fortitude Valley

Thursday 11th September

BIGSOUND Live
Fraser A Gorman + BIGSOUND

Black Bear Lodge, Fortitude Valley

Thursday 11th September

BIGSOUND Live
Devon Sproule + BIGSOUND

Black Bear Lodge, Fortitude Valley

Thursday 11th September

BIGSOUND Live
Jess Ribeiro + BIGSOUND

Black Bear Lodge, Fortitude Valley

Thursday 11th September

BIGSOUND Live
Jack Ladder & The Dreamlanders + BIGSOUND

Black Bear Lodge, Fortitude Valley

Thursday 11th September

BIGSOUND Live
Shellfin + BIGSOUND

New Globe Theatre, Fortitude Valley

Thursday 11th September

BIGSOUND Live
Luca Brasi + BIGSOUND

New Globe Theatre, Fortitude Valley

Thursday 11th September

BIGSOUND Live
Hits + BIGSOUND

New Globe Theatre, Fortitude Valley

Thursday 11th September

BIGSOUND Live
The Murlocs + BIGSOUND

New Globe Theatre, Fortitude Valley

Thursday 11th September

BIGSOUND Live
The Bennies + BIGSOUND

New Globe Theatre, Fortitude Valley

Thursday 11th September

BIGSOUND Live
Tully On Tully + BIGSOUND

The Elephant Hotel, Fortitude Valley

Thursday 11th September

BIGSOUND Live
Coach Bombay + BIGSOUND

The Elephant Hotel, Fortitude Valley

Thursday 11th September

BIGSOUND Live
Holy Holy + BIGSOUND

The Elephant Hotel, Fortitude Valley

Thursday 11th September

BIGSOUND Live
Art Of Sleeping + BIGSOUND

The Elephant Hotel, Fortitude Valley

Thursday 11th September

BIGSOUND Live
Deep Sea Arcade + BIGSOUND

The Elephant Hotel, Fortitude Valley

Thursday 11th September

BIGSOUND Live
Meniscus + BIGSOUND

Crowbar, Fortitude Valley

Thursday 11th September

BIGSOUND Live
Toehider + BIGSOUND

Crowbar, Fortitude Valley

Thursday 11th September

BIGSOUND Live
Caligula's Horse + BIGSOUND

Crowbar, Fortitude Valley

Thursday 11th September

BIGSOUND Live
Sydonia + BIGSOUND

Crowbar, Fortitude Valley

Thursday 11th September

BIGSOUND Live
Voyager + BIGSOUND

Crowbar, Fortitude Valley

Thursday 11th September

BIGSOUND Live
Nicholas Allbrook + BIGSOUND

The Underdog Pub Co, Fortitude Valley

Thursday 11th September

BIGSOUND Live
Pikelet + BIGSOUND

The Underdog Pub Co, Fortitude Valley

Thursday 11th September

BIGSOUND Live
Morning Harvey + BIGSOUND

The Underdog Pub Co, Fortitude Valley

Thursday 11th September

BIGSOUND Live
Flyying Colours + BIGSOUND

The Underdog Pub Co, Fortitude Valley

Thursday 11th September

BIGSOUND Live
Major Leagues + BIGSOUND

The Underdog Pub Co, Fortitude Valley

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